I'm a 5 year breast cancer survivor. Five years ago I had gone for my annual mammogram and they found something they felt should be checked into a little more. After an ultrasound they decided to biopsy it and found that I had cancer.
My second son was just getting ready to graduate from college. He had a hard time concentrating to take his finals. After graduating, he spent the summer home being my caregiver. He and my youngest son shaved their heads when I lost my hair during chemo. My oldest son, a teacher, didn't feel comfortable shaving his head so he shaved off his goatee and mustache that he had had since a senior in high school.
My first year survivor, I made my first lap at Relay for life with my then boyfriend now husband. We just spent this weekend again doing Relay for life.
I turned 50 the year I had breast cancer and after all my chemo and radiation treatments for my birthday, I bought myself a much needed new car. Six days after buying my new car a car crossed the center line and ran into me head on. I had 2 knee surgeries before having a complete knee replacement. In the meantime, I also had a bunionectomy that froze so my toe is not flat, making it difficult to buy comfortable walking shoes. I am not complaining though as I am a survivor....now I think I have finally found a comfortable pair of shoes and am ready to do some serious walking and take off this weight. Congrats to all other survivors
| current weight: 208.0