I’m not sick; I just have side effects

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I’m not sick; I just have side effects – A young women’s story

According to the little name tag barcode thing the hospital puts on you, I was 35 and 2 months at the time of my breast cancer diagnosis. The cancer was hormone and Her2 positive; I had a full mastectomy and reconstruction at the same time, followed by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and Herceptin and I am now on Tamoxifen for five years. I am now 38 and 8 months and this is an insight on how I have got to here. A lot of people talk of their breast cancer journey; I call it my enforced trek!

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