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The Bald & The Beautiful
lovely_lady_lumps
Nov
21

For as long as I can remember, I have always put a lot of pressure on myself to be the 'est': tallest, funniest, smartest, youngest, well, you see where I am going with this. By the time I was in grade 4, I was four feet, eleven inches - needless to say, tallest was not difficult through my formative years. In… Read More

lovely_lady_lumps
Aug
22

Having cancer in your twenties means facing issues that you may not face in your fifties or sixties like worrying about a student loan, feeling isolated from your peers, the loss of your womanhood in your prime because like in my case part of it was literally removed, and the ever-looming fertility. I had… Read More

lovely_lady_lumps
Jun
20

*This was originally posted on Sunday, June 16th, 2013*   We stood, with our arms wrapped around each other. He thought it was a long hug, I knew that it was my security blanket. He felt my lungs hiccup with air and asked 'what's wrong', I said in a quivered voice 'I'm scared'. ... After being back… Read More

lovely_lady_lumps
Apr
17

Months ago, I was asked to speak at the National Women's Show in April. It's easy to say 'Yes' to something when it is months away. The day slowly crept up and before I knew it, it was this past weekend. I shot my mouth off and invited my mom and aunt to come up for the weekend as I thought it would be a… Read More

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lovely_lady_lumps
Apr
08

I know, I know, it has been weeks – months even. I don’t even know if I have a good excuse. Well, I went to India, that’s gotta count for something. And, yes, it was amazing. I just keep thinking, ‘India exists’ and not just in textbooks anymore. I went with A Fresh Chapter along with 11 other… Read More

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lovely_lady_lumps
lovely_lady_lumps
Member since
May 12, 2011

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2011 @ 26 years old. Breast cancer does not run in my family; further proof that cancer doesn’t discriminate.I am a strong believer that everything happens for a reason. I want to get my story out there so other young women know that they are not alone. I have been blessed with an incredible support system and I would love to pay that forward.

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