18 11, 2016

Jenna’s Story

By | 2016-11-18T13:09:23+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Jenna’s Story

Although cancer is not a way to start a marriage, it has brought my husband and I even closer. November 2013 was the month that was the catalyst of a roller coaster year.  While planning our dream wedding and spending time with family during the holidays, I found a lump in my breast. After two [...]

18 11, 2016

Cynthia’s Story

By | 2016-12-07T01:03:43+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Cynthia’s Story

My first diagnosis was on October 15, 2015. However, three weeks later I was diagnosed again but on the right side. My hardest obstacle has been to stay positive because after a second diagnosis, that became hard. Then, my surgery was postponed which made it even harder to remain positive. But the support and love [...]

18 11, 2016

Chiara’s Story

By | 2016-11-18T12:31:39+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Chiara’s Story

I was diagnosed with breast cancer on November 3rd, 2014; I am currently waiting for my prophylactic mastectomy surgery. I have quit smoking since my diagnosis. I find my support through cancer support groups that have effective moderators and also through prayer.  My comfort through this time is being able to play with my children [...]

16 11, 2016

Julie’s Story

By | 2016-11-18T12:10:21+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Julie’s Story

I was diagnosed with cancer in 2011, and just last summer I received my “cancer free” status. In January 2014 I finished the last step of my reconstruction. Since being diagnosed, the lifestyle changes I’ve made include: being overall healthier, eating better, and being more active. My greatest joy is my children. Making it through [...]

31 10, 2016

Susan’s Story

By | 2016-11-16T01:48:32+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Survivor Stories|Comments Off on Susan’s Story

During Thanksgiving, Jenna, my 21 year old niece was complaining about a sore spot in her breast’, said Susan Mack, owner of Exit Lone Star Realty and breast cancer support person. After a biopsy was done, the doctor said “There must have been an angel pinching you, because it’s breast cancer.” My grandmother had passed [...]