Amanda Gowen TeamAmanda

First post: May 9, 2017 Latest post: Sep 13, 2017
I guess I should start with the "how" right? I wont lie, writing about myself feels weird. Fair warning, I absolutely suck at spelling\grammer. Okay so the beginning, I literally woke up with cancer how many people can say that? Sunday April 23rd, already started out sucky. My car wouldnt start, and when you only have 1 car for a family of 3 its never a good sign. Showering, that is the "how" to this story. I found my tumor while showering. I remember the water physically hurting when it hit my left breast, I had no idea that I was going to find a lump that ended up being 6.7cm big . I think at that moment i knew, something in my gut told me.
That lump lead an ultrasound, mammogram,and biopsy.

I have been dx with stage 2 invasive ductile carcinoma all that I know is that it is a grade 3 and very aggressive (Nottingham score 9). Today (Monday May 8th) I was suppose to meet with my breast surgeon, but she is ill so that will now be on Wednesday. Tomorrow I meet with my Oncologist (prayers that doesn't get rescheduled either)

For those of you who dont know me that well, I am 29. I am also a mom to the most amazing kiddo you will ever meet, his name is Blake. Blake was dx with Autism in 2016, officially. He has been getting treated for it since a toddler however. He is that child that will light up a room when he walks in. God has truly blessed me with him. He will be 12 this September.

Speaking of September, I have a wedding planned. September 30th 2017. I have a dress, a beautiful dress (thanks to my sister). I have a venue, and a reception hall booked. I also have that one amazing guy.

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