“I AM A CHEF WITH TERMINAL CANCER: THIS IS WHAT I AM DOING WITH THE TIME I HAVE LEFT.”
ARTICLE WRITTEN FOR BON APPÉTIT
After her most recent diagnosis of her cancer having metastasized, being told she only has a year to live, Fatima pens her thoughts. She shares her hopes and fears for the future and all the things she wants to do – like making amends and spending time with family – but also allowing her alter-ego to take control and not hold back. This is a raw, honest yet hopeful glimpse into Fatima’s psyche at the time – she went on to win the James Beard Media Award for this piece of writing.