Thank you so much for your reassuring reply. I did make the terrible mistake of googling and of course all that does is reinforce the panic! So I’m doing my best to stay busy and calm this week and will hope for a positive outcome at my appointment next Monday.
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I found a lump in my left breast a couple of weeks ago. I spent a week convincing myself it wasn’t a lump before telling my husband (who confirmed it definitely was a lump) and made me go to the doctors that day. The GP felt it and said she thought it was a cyst but also scared me senseless by saying the lump is 5cm, which seems pretty huge!! I’m also not very reassured by her saying she thought it was a cyst as I don’t know whether she was just trying to make me feel better (as I was a bit of a snivelling mess!) I’ve got my appointment at the breast clinic next Monday so I’m a week into my 2 week wait. I’ve seriously never felt so anxious in my life and I’ve been feeling all kinds of physical symptoms which have me convinced that not only have I got breast cancer but that it’s spread all over my body and that I’m going to get terrible news next week. I just don’t know how to get through another week of feeling so awful. I’m 41 and have 2 young children so my biggest fear is leaving them without a mum. Sorry to be such a drama queen. I’m usually a very calm person so this reaction is very unlike me!
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