When I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I was like everyone else who thought that it was a death sentence, when it was truly "an awakening." After the words were read, all I wanted to know was, how do I get rid of it? I had surgery right away. I had a radical mastectomy with immediate reconstruction, which I do believe to this day may have been a mistake, because I now live with complications and it's been close to seven years.
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