Health & Wellness

'God gave me you for the ups and downs"

Brian and I started dating in July of 2014, things were perfect! On March 15th of 2016 I was diagnosed with triple positive breast cancer and life turned upside down.

After being diagnosed with breast cancer my boyfriend wanted to take care of me and invited me to live with him. He was there with me through all of my appointments, double mastectomy, reconstruction and all of my ups and downs. 3 blood transfusions, a platelet transfusion and a few nights in the hospital. He has been my total support system. Almost 3 years after surviving cancer, losing 3 jobs and falling apart he is still here supporting me every step of the way. Being a cancer survivor doesn't mean your journey has ended. I still fight everyday with depression, anxiety and pain. Cancer prevention medicine will continue for 5 to 10 years. Medicine that causes joint and bone pain, muscle aches, mood swings, weight gain and the list goes on. I thank God that we found each other when we did and he was here for me when I needed him the most. God works in mysterious ways. This Valentine's day I want to recognize him for being my cancer caregiver and my best friend. He has sacrificed so much for me and continues to do so. ??

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