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I never imagined that at 35 years old this would be my reality: breast cancer. The day I was diagnosed with Stage 3A IDC turned my world upside down and it's been a whirlwind ever since. It was found in 4/26 nodes. No one can understand the emotional roller coaster ride this is until you have experienced it.
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In April, I felt a lump. I almost cancelled my appointment because my dad and stepmom were in town, but they told me, "Absolutely not!" So my stepmom and I went, and I wasn't worried — after all I had no family history of breast cancer, I don't smoke and rarely drink. Oh, and I'm just 33 years old.
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I was 47 years old. After my zumba class, I took a shower and felt a hard pea sized bump in my breast. I called to get a mammogram the next day because it was a few weeks away from my annual. They said I had to wait til it was due. Luckily my gynocologist got me in that day. That same week I had seen an attorney about filing for divorce…
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This baby boy is entertained by something so unbelievably small, it's incredible! And his laugh... wait till you hear it! His giggles will seriously make your day.
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Esther’s cat Buddy is part of her family. She would feed him when he was a stray cat in her neighborhood, and she eventually coaxed him into the house, where he’s remained ever since. She saved his life, and he has since returned the favor. Esther kept putting off her mammogram, thinking she was low...