Imagine a life extension technology that costs $100,000 per year, but for each year of use extended a person's productive life span another year. How much would you pay to have 20 healthy years between 70 and 90?
From the time I was a teenager, I was the girl telling her friends to be who they are and not care what anyone else thinks. I believe there is beauty in our imperfections. It is what makes us unique. Where I got stuck is in the perfections...
Why am I telling this story for what feels like the 100th time? Because I think it is important to recognize that I am just like you. I am not a hero. I am not particularly brave. If I could get through what I got through, then anyone can get through anything.
I had both of my breasts removed at age 36, following a diagnosis of breast cancer and in the six years that have followed, I have never ever, not for one nanosecond, looked back with even a modicum of regret.