My name is Jayne and I have spent the last 9 months fighting breast cancer. I was given the all clear from the primary cancer following 7 rounds of chemotherapy and a double mastectomy. The fight, however, still continues to limit chances of recurrence with active treatment for 1 year and hormone therapy for 10 years.
The psychological recovery is also ongoing and harder than I could ever imagine that it would be for someone as strong and independent as I am (errr was ?)
So, I'm trying to exercise and diet and eat well and drink less to improve my chances of long term survival, which are good I might add. I'm now up to an average of 6500 steps a day - woot woot. The shine 10k walk will be around 13000 steps and I have no idea how I'm going to manage to push through the invisible wall I will inevitably hit, except that I am taking on this challenge with a group of amazing friends who have been with me through the whole journey and have given me so much support that I have no words to express how thankful I have been and continue to be.
If you are still reading thank you, and please donate to this very worthy cause and to spur us on and get all of us over the finishing line, these other ladies may well be carrying me but we will make it one way or another. Thank you so much.
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