My genetic counsellor (Debbie) told me to bring someone with me to the appointment and that regardless of the result it can still be a very emotional thing to experience. It was a Tuesday and my mum came with me. Debbie asked how I was and how I'd coped the last few weeks. Then she … Continue reading The Result.
was 1993, when I was 4 years old, my Aunty Annie (mum's sister) was diagnosed with breast cancer (bc). I can remember my mum going into a different room with her to help change her dressings. Then they'd both come out and we would make little boxes out of old birthday cards. She died in … Continue reading To test or not to test.