I was just waiting to be diagnosed with Breast Cancer…. My mother has fought and won against BC twice. In March of 2009 I did the BRACA testing and sure enough I was positive I did have the Breast Cancer Gene .. I went ahead and scheduled my hysterectomy and was advised to consider a double mastectomy as a preventative measure…” that just sounds so drastic”. I was going for Breast MRI’s and Mammograms every 6 months as advised to do.
Recently, I had helped my Friend & co-worker who was 32 when she was diagnosed go through Chemo & double mastectomy & reconstruction.. wow what a trip. I had talked to her & my mom both and decided to go back in and speak with my surgeon about the double mastectomy & had called for an appointment… when on Mothers Day 2012 I felt a lump in my right
I am a breast cancer survivor! I fought and endured. I know every day is a gift from God and I must not waste a single minute. Through this experience, I’ve seen my purpose: to leave the world a better place than when I arrived.