Making A change On My Diet

After getting the news of my breast cancer, I started to wonder, how did I get it, was it from my diet, stress and the environment.  I did so much along with one of my brothers who stayed with me to help me get through this.

We researched about how food can contribute to me getting cancer.   So I completely changed my diet.   I actually started after getting the news of my cancer but it took a lot to be able to do it.   I started to eat healthier.

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The Biopsy Results

The Biopsy Results confirmed that I had breast Cancer.

I had my biopsy done at Moffitt Cancer Center on April 27th, 2018 and the procedure was not painful. I was put in a room with the ultrasound machine and the core biopsy needle the Radiologist uses to do the biopsy. It took about an hour for the procedure and left with no complications and with a ice pack to put on my breast. I was told to wait about 3 days for the
results.

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The start of my difficult journey – (My Symptoms)

During the early month of February of 2018, I started to feel a lump on my left breast and it looked different because it also had a dippling but I didn’t think nothing of it since I’ve had a cyst in the past and it was benign, so I ignored it. By early March, I started to have some pain and it was radiating up to my shoulder and under my armpit. It was a cause for concern, so I made an appointment to see my primary care Doctor.

I was due for my annual mammogram so I did on April 12th. I remember the technician’s face when she was doing the mamogram. She had a concerned look on her face and deep down I had a feeling something was not right.

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