This was a long time coming guys…
It took a long time too be able to speak about this without losing my shit… even as I recorded it it was had to stop the tears. I do not know why it is so hard to speak about it. I an a good two years out and I still have flashbacks of treatment like I just finished yesterday.
I feel that someone needed to see this. I don’t know if she has seen it already… but I know she (who ever she is…) needs this.
Anyways… here it is!
4 thoughts on “Let’s Talk Topless…. My Breast Cancer Story”
I’m boohoo crying. Breast cancer plagues my family as well; my great grandmother had a double mastectomy and my aunt passed away from breast cancer because it wasn’t detected in time. I, too, had a scare because one of my clinicians felt a breast tissue lump and investigated further due to my family’s history.
I can’t imagine what you’ve gone through. My heart breaks because that’s just SO much to process and you have to work through it still being someone’s mother and weak and sick from the chemo. Like you said, people who you expected to be there weren’t and others stepped up to the plate. I feel regret because I was really close to my aunt that passed away but I could’ve been there for her more. I was so young when it all happened and I was scared to visit her in the hospital and scared to see her in so much pain. I would visit, but I really would give anything in the world to spend just one more day with her. I think I was selfish at the time and didn’t really know how to get over myself to be there for her more.
Thank you for shedding light on this. Cancer comes through with a vengeance and it knows no bounds as to who it attacks next—whether you’re ready for it or not. I honor you for taking the time to educate us and show us what you’ve been through but also let us know that there can be light at the end of the tunnel. Keep doing the work that you’re doing. It’s gut wrenchingly honest, raw, and full of heart. We need more of this in the world.
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Thank you DOM!!!! Don’t feel regret. Never feel regret. It’s not easy to be there for someone when you’re younger. I wasn’t there for my aunt that had it. Simply because I didn’t get it. We didn’t get knowledge of my granny’s diagnosis until much too late.
Breast cancer is MEAN. Cancer in general is mean. I do hope to reach more and more people diagnosed and their caregivers.
When I was sick… I had people who were raw and honest with me. And that helped me more than the “holy survivors” who tell you to pray when your sick. Yes prayer is awesome and it works. BUT… honestly when you are barely able to think straight. You sometimes just need validation… and hope. I really hope that I give hope to others ❤️
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Wow, this shows your strength, you were anle to fight through. Congrats girl, I’m happy you shared
Thank you!!!!! I’m so happy you checked this out!
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