Here’s our third and final round of breast cancer six-word memoirs for #GivingTuesday. On behalf of everyone at Living Beyond Breast Cancer, we want to thank everyone who submitted a six-word memoir about how we’ve impacted you and your breast cancer experience. Your mini-stories inspire us to continue and expand the work that we do. (more…)
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Last week, Amy Lessack wrote about why she’s giving back to LBBC on #GivingTuesday. Today, we are proud to present this blog post by Debby Freedman, an LBBC volunteer who credits our organization with helpling her through her diagnosis, treatment and beyond. With one day left until the start of our #GivingTuesday activities, we hope Debby’s story will inspire you to support LBBC tomorrow and help us reach more women like her.
I was diagnosed with breast cancer about 5 years ago and I had surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.
I first connected with LBBC when I was in chemo. I was still fairly newly diagnosed and I was really scared. I needed someone to talk to who could understand what I was going through and who wouldn’t be alarmed by my fear. I called LBBC’s Breast Cancer Helpline and spoke to a fellow survivor. The call was a huge relief to me. The LBBC Helpline volunteer reassured me and helped me feel that I was not alone in facing the fear that comes with cancer. (more…)