Posts tagged with "breastcancer"

13. November 2018
“So, I looked through your records…” My new doctor began, “And I don’t see any record here of a mammogram.” “No, there isn’t one.” I admitted hesitantly, with a knot in my stomach. “I have never had one.” She didn’t know it, but she was keying in on one of my biggest fears. The big C. Breast cancer, or any mention of it. I am an expert at avoiding this topic. I braced myself for what I knew was coming. “That is not acceptable. You are 41 and counting. Your mother died from breast cancer..."