Carol’s Story

“I was first diagnosed with triple negative stage 2 breast cancer on my first mammogram on September 10, 2013. I finished with chemo and radiation treatments in July 2014. Throughout this whole process the one lifestyle change I’ve made is that I think about myself first, I think about the food choices to nourish my body and I just take one day at a time. I find the most support when I get to exercise with my friends. I feel normal and if I had the chance, I would ask the world to dance alongside me.

Seeing my rebirth in the mirror and having the opportunity to see my kids become young adults is such a blessing. Life is beautiful!!!. As a cancer patient, I would highly recommend not to read much about breast cancer. It can overwhelm you with information. You will start to compare yourself with the articles and that’s not the case because each patient is unique. Your team of doctors will provide you with lots of information… remain calm, let go of your fear and give control to God. Your faith and your love for life will prevail. To family and friends, this is a very crucial time. It is your time to show your love and support. We depend on you to lift our spirits and pray on our behalf’s during this hard challenging time.
Breast cancer is a rough roller coaster ride, so fasten your seatbelt because it goes fast. Once you get off the ride, you will have to learn to keep your composure because learning to deal with the aftermath is not easy BUT never underestimate your strength and power! A positive outlook definitely affects the outcome.

Breast cancer is a rough roller coaster ride, so fasten your seatbelt because it goes fast, and once you get off the ride you have to learn to keep composure because learning to deal with the aftermath is not easy BUT never underestimate your strength and power! A positive outlook definitely affects the outcome, so be cheerful.

By | 2018-01-05T16:12:38+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Carol’s Story

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