Every morning since my breast cancer diagnosis, I have been waking up with the question “why”? Why was I diagnosed with breast cancer a week before my wedding at the early age of 32? Why didn’t I know I carried the BRCA1 mutation? Why did my cancer metastasis to my lungs so quickly? Why did I feel an immediate connection with Learn Look Locate?
I immediately had the answers to these questions once I started writing blogs for LLL. I am very passionate about early detection, and breast health education because I do not want anyone to end up a statistic like me. With thousands of breast cancer organizations and charities competing for donations, it can be difficult to know which ones will make the greatest impact. Learn Look Locate stands out above the rest, because of its focus on hope, positivity and authenticity. When I came across LLL’s organization, it felt like a warm hug, embracing me with love and inspiration. Studies have linked positive thinking with longevity. All of the pain and suffering I have endured will all be worth it if I can save just one life. The more women and men we reach globally, the better chances we have of one day eradicating this horrific disease. Knowledge is power. Get educated, get connected, get inspired.