• Today is my twin sister's one year anniversary of finding out she had cancer. I found out I have cancer last month. We are 36 and we rock...

    Asked by HearMeRoar on Sunday, February 3, 2013

    Today is my twin sister's one year anniversary of finding out she had cancer. I found out I have cancer last month. We are 36 and we rock...

    Of all the things that are "twin things" -- I wish this wasn't one! I just wanted to let everyone know my sister was amazing and positive and got through a rare form of ovarian cancer beautifully. This is just the way I plan to beat this breast cancer thing that's hanging out inside of me. Two years ago I worked for the ACS and started the first breast cancer walk in my community. At the time I only knew one person impact by the disease... it was an inlaw, not a relative. My how times change. Let's KICK IT TOGETHER WHAT-NEXTERS!!

    Oh, and we woke up to a beautiful 6 inches of snow and I was out there rocking those sleds with my 8 and 10 year old. Life rocks --- we gotta live it!

    9 Answers from the Community

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    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      That's the way to look at it! There is something beautiful in everyday. We wish you a quick and easy "kickin it"!

      I love your attitude, and I can tell you are involved with ACS. I am a Hero of Hope speaker and deal with ACS a lot. You fit their "mold".

      We are with you when you need us.

      over 3 years ago
    • karen1956's Avatar

      Congats to your sister on one years....and to you for a great attititude....Cancer is a hard journey, but it is DOABLE!!! Wishing you many years of growing old together!!!

      over 3 years ago
    • SpunkyS's Avatar

      you go, Girl!

      over 3 years ago
    • packerbacker's Avatar

      Great attitude! I'm so happy for your sister's success and your outlook on things, It sucks that you both have to take this journey, but having someone so close who can "totally relate" must help, Keep up the fight!!

      over 3 years ago
    • RMR's Avatar

      Congrats to your sister. Keep the positive attitude. Here's to kicking Cancers b***

      over 3 years ago
    • SMT4's Avatar

      What a great attitude you have and you find joy in your journey where ever it may lead. Such an example of how to see the positive side. You Rock!

      over 3 years ago
    • JennyMiller's Avatar

      A positive attitude is a prime weapon in battling cancer -- and it is evident that you are "armed" well!!! It is not a pleasant journey but with the support of family, friends and WhatNexters -- you will find the strength to "kick it" -- put it all behind you -- and get on with your life. I wish you the best!

      over 3 years ago
    • princess123's Avatar

      Attitude is everything. If you think your dying you will. I'm not going to! I'm not curable but I'm doing ok.:)

      over 3 years ago
    • Baldredhead's Avatar

      Hello, Roar -
      Sounds as though you have the most important survival tools in place already - a winning, positive attitude and wonderful support around you. The snow sounds like an added bonus - especially for us fighting Southern belles! Hang tough and know there are "whatnexters" like me supporting you with prayers, good thoughts, and cyber-ears, should you need to vent or just reach out!
      Best to you in your fight,

      over 3 years ago

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