BC: Early in 2012, I had recently moved to America from Australia to be with my new husband. I was trying to fit in and learn new ways (do you know light switches flip up to go ON in the US?). I established new connections and made appointments with a GP and dentist. It was a couple of months before I attended the routine mammogram my GP suggested. I was contacted almost immediately for another mammogram, then an ultrasound and then a needle biospsy. Within a week I knew I had the dreaded breast cancer. AD: No symptoms, I couldn't feel a lump, I am told I have cancer and must be treated. Unreal feeling. More unreal than being displaced in a strange country. I now feel like I am an alien on a strange planet.
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