Late last year, three innocuous little words landed in my lap on an otherwise uneventful Friday. It’s fair to say that I never saw them coming. People my age rarely do! There I was, an average 37 year-old woman going about her day, when suddenly…BOOM!
You. Have. Cancer.
Up until that point I had never thought for a second I would hear the words “You have Cancer” in a lifetime, let alone in my thirties. All at once, I felt everything change. It was as if the mere utterance of those three little words had somehow altered the course and clarity of my entire life.