My name is Rachel. I am a Type One Diabetic of 23 years, suffer from Hypothyroidism and now, also a Cancer Survivor.
In August 2010 I was diagnosed with Stage 3 aggressive breast cancer (HER2+) which had spread to my armpit, at 27 years of age with no family history.
– Started with a Left Mastectomy
– Left Auxiliary Clearance (32 lymph nodes removed)
– IV Port
– 1 Year of Chemotherapy
– 5 weeks of daily Radiotherapy
– Bilateral Mastectomy & Bilateral Breast reconstruction (Latissimus Dorsi)
Welcome to my journey.