In August 2017, Saadya was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. In December 2017, she received the fortunate news that she was cancer free. The joy was short-lived however, as in March 2018, the cancer had returned and now requires her to undergo aggressive chemo therapy, which will have surgery to follow. However, relentless fatigue has left her currently unable to work from the treatment's debilitating side effects. Many financial hardships have been endured as her battle continues.