It sounds simple, but it’s hard to let go of the monster inside. I had breast cancer, and nothing will be the same.
Dear cancer here’s the truth: You suck. You are taking away my precious time and energy. You are taking up space in my head.
Upon hearing the words over the phone: “breast cancer,” my heart skipped. The dark thing on the ultrasound was cancer. Time began to slow; my hands trembled.
Facing breast cancer with courage and strength. This story first appeared in the October 2013 issue of Rochester Woman Magazine.
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