Care For Your Pair - your stories
'I have cancer, this is my news, and this is what is going on with me at the moment.'
'It’s not easy for me losing my breast, but I know there is no other option and I’m ready to take it head on.'
'It’s not something you expect to hear in your twenties, especially when you are feeling fine.'
'It is so important to have hope. Hope that you are going to get through it and you are going to be okay.'
'I thought my world was ending. I asked, why me? My first thoughts were about my four young children and my husband.'
'I would always say to women, check yourself at least once a month. Early detection is the best treatment out there.'
'I went straight to the doctors on Monday morning. I initially wasn’t going to go, but of course I’m glad I did now.'
'If something doesn’t feel right, you do not have time to waste. Don’t be reluctant to speak to your doctor.'
'I was determined not to let cancer beat me. I kept a positive attitude throughout my treatment.'
'It happened to me and could happen to anybody. If even one person checks themselves after hearing my story, I’ll be happy.'
'The decision straight away was double mastectomy and reconstruction. It wasn’t a difficult decision for me. I just wanted to live.'
'The hardest part about having cancer in 2020 was doing everything alone. I had to wave at my kids out the window. It was heart-breaking.'