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Twist on Cancer: Cancer is a word nobody wants to hear. It just resonates fear in all of us. When I was diagnosed in 2018 with breast cancer my first reaction was the dread of telling my own family and watching the floodwaters of fear emerge. It gave me the opportunity to put into action my own words often spoken to my teenager, life is how you choose to respond to circumstances: it's not if, but when, life will throw you a curveball! I didn't do it perfectly, but am thankful through the journey of chemo, surgeries, as well as, another cancer diagnosis in 2019 that I had many wonderful people come into my life and teach me how to receive help, encourage me in the process and support my family. Cancer throws you in the trenches, but with faith, family, & friends I was able to make the journey. I can reflect back on the good that emerged as well as, appreciate living life to the fullest each day and not take for granted good health is truly a gift.