Silvia Bartales, Guillermina, “Luz de Esperanza”, faces breast cancer with strength and wisdom: “I learned to live in the present without thinking about the future” | Interview | Moonlight | TVMAS

Those who face adverse moments never lose their smile or sink into gloom. Sylvia Bartels Laugh out loud, live seriously and be grateful for the good moments, but especially for the bad ones. She is a patient with recurrent breast cancer. The disease returned and tested – again – his strength and wisdom. “I'm not afraid of it, but I have to admit that it changed my life,” he says.

The “Luz de Esperanza” actress was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer in 2015.Thanks to self-examination they were able to diagnose the disease in time. I didn't tell anyone when the result was given. I took the car not knowing where to go. I saw everything in slow motion. When I got home, my daughter asked me if I was okay. I answered yes. The next day I told Father Robert, may he rest in peace. Your advice helped me a lot. I was relieved to think about what I was going to do. I remembered that I had I have a cousin who is a breast oncologist, and I went to him and told him from the beginning: 'Whatever doesn't work, throw it away,'” she recalled.

The “Luz de Esperanza” actress was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer in 2015. (Photo: Hugo Pérez)

After a mastectomy and several rounds of chemotherapy, Sylvia continued treatment with pills. He lost his hair and lost weight. He weighed 40 kg.

I isolated myself, but I didn't give up. I surrounded myself with positive people who made me smile a lot. My family gave me moral support, which is very necessary on these occasions. I beat cancer, but in 2022 it returned. They had to operate on me again. I am currently continuing oral chemo. I learned to live gift Without thinking about him the future. I will leave when it's my turn, but I don't think about it”, he nods.

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Art interest

Sylvia Bartels was born in Bucalpa. She is the last girl among nine siblings. His father was a psychic and played the mandolin. His mother was a teacher and loved singing. Artistic expressions were always present in his home. So, it is not surprising that she took dance and ballet classes from childhood.

I started dancing in Armando Barrientos' dance group. And he was the one who took me to 'Rizas y Salsa'. I started on the dancer staff. After a year and a half, they told me that I should go to the actress group. This was hard news for me. I went to a corner crying. I remember Aunt Jesús Morales reaching out to me, may she rest in peace: 'How long will your peiltera last?' He gave me a jamacan“, remember.

The actress was a part of the tuned comedy spots like “Rizas de America” ​​and “La Gran Revista”. In the latter, he collaborated with Patricia Alquinta, Karen America and Jesus Morales to create one of the most remembered sketches on national television: “La Familia Defects”.

Guillermo Guille created characters based on our weaknesses. He was very attentive. One day while they were doing our makeup, Karen came in to tell us that her friend, Gaga, was going to study English. Then he follows her. And Patricia was always so persistent that she spoke very little. When I was in a hurry because I worked in the office. I came up with the right things, threw things away and changed quickly. You have La Gaga, La Sorta and La Electrica”, he points out.

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Sylvia was never quiet. At the height of his career, he moved away from comedy to avoid being pigeonholed into the genre. She stayed away from TV for three years until Alomi Productions signed her soap operas. Later, Osvaldo Catone cast her for “Brujas”.

In the life of the national artist, love had a special place. “I've always had long-term boyfriends. I've been married, separated, divorced. Then I fell in love again. I had my daughter. I became a widow. Then I wanted to give it a chance, but I found it was taking up a lot of my time. Although I want to be happy with my partner until I get older, I think I'm used to being alone.”, he nods.

The actress was a part of the tuned comedy spots like “Rizas de America” ​​and “La Gran Revista”. (Photo: Hugo Perez)

“Light of Hope”

At the end of 2023, when she was planning to go to the interior of the country, she was invited to play Guillermina Huanca in the 'spin off' of “Luz de Luna”, a fictional story starring Andre Silva and Naima Luna. lead roles, and it airs Monday through Friday at 9:40 PM on America Television.

At first I did not accept the proposal because I had pending issues to resolve and I also wanted to rest; But they told me it would be only for three months so I accepted. My character is beautiful. She is provincial, strong and militant“, he raised after thanks for giving life – he assured – such blessings. “I am in a state of happiness, peace, compensation and constant learning. I use, appreciate and enjoy every moment”, he insists.

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