October is Breast Cancer month in Australia.
Rather timely considering what I've just been through.
Yes, I had a rough week, with an odd, tender spot in right breast. As soon as I felt it, I worried for a few days before making a doctor's appointment. She immediately sent me for an ultrasound, which I had on the weekend.
The young guy who did it asked me how often I did breast checks, then tried to scare me by mentioning I was having the ultrasound to check for cancer.
Though he hummed and ahhed a bit, I got the general gist that everything was okay. Have no idea what the problem is, but it isn't anything 'nasty.'
I walked out numb, relieved, but numb. Made me think of all those women who aren't so lucky.
I, for one, will be more vigilant in checking from now on.
So ladies, please, please do regular breast checks. Better to catch something early.
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