Hello i been lurking since March, but found it hard to sign up as, well I guess I was in denial and still disbelief at what was happening to me. Let’s roll back a bit. In February this year, at the age of 51, I had my 1st routine mammogram. The following weeks and months after that have spiralled my life, out of recognition. I had no lumps, no concerns, so was taken back when I received a letter stating that further investigation was needed on my right breast. Surely a mistake, I thought. Partner took me for further mammogram, I got results 2 weeks later, I had invasive ductal carcinoma in my right breast, and that my left breast needed another look at, as something was suspicious, that came back with an area of DCIS. So fast forward, having had a little delay to have lumpdectomies and sentinel node biopsy, due to Corvid, I now find myself four months later, having had to have a mastectomy of my right breast. The invasive cancer though only in two areas was set in a big area of pre cancer abnormal cells and there wasn’t a clear margin. My lumpectomy scars was so neat, I really thought, that wasn’t too bad, I had recovered well,and now this. Having now this past week, had my right breast removed, I find myself weeping at the drop of a hat. Exhausted, though I have family help. Restricted due to corvid and I hate my appearance. Is this normal? Sorry to have rambled on a bit. I see some brave ladies out there, and I feel like a quivering mess.
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