I wasn’t prepared for the tsunami-like wave barreling down on me. There was no way to avoid it. I was going to get hit – period – and sure enough, I did. But not by a wave. This time, I was hit by breast cancer.
Two and a half years have passed since I heard the stunning words “you have breast cancer.” What? Me? No way! I take care of myself. I was an active, healthy, middle-aged woman, with great family and friends, getting annual check-ups and mammograms – and I surf.