Before leaving Kaiser, Ruth, my "breast care coordinator," called us into Dr. Hornik's office where my mom, Dr. Hornik, Ruth, Rachael, & I all sat to listened to my story. As I was listening, I looked around the room at the people around me & felt so blessed to be surrounded by such amazing people. Since the beginning of my journey, they have shown me nothing but love & support, always having my best interest in mind. It's so amazing to think that I never would have met them if I wouldn't have gotten cancer... & I wonder how I could ever think "why me?"
Everyday, life shows me more & more that my diagnosis was actually a good thing. It's enabled me to spread awareness & save lives, be with people who have proven that they truly care about me, & grow exponentially as a person. I am the happiest I ever have been(:
Below is a picture of us (minus Rachael, who was taking the picture) crowded around the computer screen, listening to the radio, as well as a the story featured on KGO.
Stay strong, stay positive, & grow!