In the summer of 2012, I was diagnosed with stage three
triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). I was 37 years old and had
5-year-old twin boys, one with severe cerebral palsy. Having a child
with special needs, my husband and I were no strangers to hospitals
and doctors. Despite those experiences, nothing could have prepared us
for the words "you have cancer."
The next year of my life was one of the most difficult...