Germination: July 2019, a small seed was growing. Flat chested, I felt it. Only I did, feel it. The doctor missed the mark. October 2019, routine shower, soaping up, there it is again. I called in reinforcements, was subjected to tests. Most likely a cyst. You can joke about it whilst you wait for test results, it’s likely to be nothing. Something came up which needed closer examining. What is B-RADS4? Google it, investigate further, puncture deeper. We’re in December […]
What came first, chicken or the egg? Irrelevant. Hesse had a cat scan in mid October 2019. Diagnosis: meningioma tumor in the fourth ventricle, which I googled, stems from your cerebral aqueduct (aqueduct of Sylvius) to the obex. Cancer. What came first, chicken or the egg? Irrelevant.
I had felt it but, like most things in life, I chose to push it aside. Self diagnosis concluding the overall inability to diagnose lumps due to an overall lack of expertise and life-accumulated incapacity of following written instructions. But, like most things in life, it did not go away simply because I willed it so. The pop remained. Come December 23, the diagnosis was printed: Invasive Breast Cancer.