It’s amazing what a difference it makes to your life, being a cancer survivor!
Regular readers of Nana’s Blog and Facebook friends already know, but if we didn’t specifically share the news with you, well now we can. I am a cancer survivor – a breast cancer survivor.
My diagnosis came about by accident. While I was housesitting for my son and his wife who were on an around-the-world trip for eight months, Lloyd (one of the cats in my care) stuck a toenail in my left “boob” at the beginning of November 2012. When it didn’t heal quickly – within a week – I went to see my GP and a quick examination had me off to get an ultra-sound, then a biopsy and a mammogram.
If you know anything about medieval art, you may already know the “orange peel” texture of the skin occasionally depicted of the breasts of women in great art works fascinates medical experts these days, as a suspected depiction of breast cancer in women and a similar pattern [Read more…] about Being A Cancer Survivor – Is Fabulous!