Hello Survivors!! After reading several posts where sooo many of you have shared your journeys, I was moved to share my current experience. I'm 41yrs old. Had my very first mammo Oct 23, 2013. A coworker and I went to the same hospital to have our mammos done. Hospital calls(name and their number appeared on the caller I'd. She and I held our breath as the receptionist answered the call. When the receptionist said the call was for me, a brief moment of sheer panic set over me. I was told that a lump was found in my right breast. Prior to my mammo and even now, I never noticed a lump. My right breast itches a lot, but I explained that away as skin irritation. Well, I go in for my ultrasound tomorrow, Nov 4, 2013. I'm a single mother of four. Three are young adults (21, 19, and18). My youngest is 15yrs old. At times I want to just cry, cry, cry. I opt not to cry for fear of upsetting my kids. My boyfriend of 13yrs is very supportive and will be with me at the ultrasound and any other appointments. I'm trying to prepare my mind for the worst but doing that brings me to a state of sheer panic. For me to set my mind on only a positive result, I know for a fact that I wouldn't be able to bounce back if my results are negative. Does this makes sense? Thanks for allowing me to share.
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