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    Hi! Welcome to my site.. Feel free to browse around.. This is where I manage all of my other sites, blogs, articles, products, etc.

I am Maria Kathrina Lopez Yarza. Everyone calls me Kcat and most of my close friends (especially from high school) calls me Tack. KCAT is the GCF of kat & cat - it's something I made up because there are lots of kat or cat in the world and I wanted to be unique, hence the spelling.

I was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis (NF) Type 2, a very rare genetic disorder of tumor growth in the nerves, including the brain area. It affects 1 out of 25,000 people; and I represent that 1 person with NF2. Apparently, I also have NF type 1 thus I represent 1 out of 3,000 as well. I have multiple tumors around my body. It damaged my auditory nerve and caused me total deafness. It affected my motor skills and caused paralysis on my left extremities and facial muscles. I am sick and can't do the things that I used to do, but that doesn't stop me from living and doing the things I want and the way it should be.. as long as I CAN!

I'm a Graphic Artist, writer, a positive thinker (optimistic realist), a lover of life and I am an ABLE DISABLE!

    I've been blogging here since 2005, though I have discovered the fun in blogging earlier than that. I write about my happiness, sadness, pains & endeavors. But even if how bad our situation may seem, life will be wonderful and beautiful to live.

    This is actually my duplicate blog. I almost lost my original blog in 2007. Sad. But instead letting myself be negatively affected by it, I decided to make a new blog to move on with. But, false alarm! That blog suddenly came back but I decided to keep both and continue my sharing my story...


I believe with this book, I am able to help and inspire you while helping me sustain my endless medical expenses.

I assure you that your P450.00 will be worth it!

Like and follow KCAT CAN - I have a pen that writes on Facebook for more updates.

     Neurofibromatosis is a continuing battle, not knowing when symptoms or an aggressive tumor or will strike. I can't solicit and ask for someones hard-earned money forever. So I decided to share what God has blessed me with - creativity & Faith.

Every cent counts 
I'm not really asking for money, it' would be better if you'll check out my products and buy from me. That's way better. It's fine though if you insist on donating. Haha. No, really, I'd really really be grateful. There's no big or small in helping, it's the intention that matters.

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