Amelia was 28 years-old when she was diagnosed with Stage III inflammatory breast cancer. Her positive attitude during a time of uncertainty is very inspirational. Listen to her story and how she has been dealing day-to-day with her Stage III inflammatory breast cancer. She’ll also share with you 8 Wishes she has while going through her inflammatory breast cancer journey.
8 Wishes While Going Through
Inflammatory Breast Cancer
- To regain full health – Your health is very important. Be sure to go to your annual doctor’s appointments and take notice of major changes in your health. Always consult a doctor if you have any health concerns.
- Have quality time with friends and family – Time is precious and something that we can’t get back in life. Be sure to spend quality time with your friends and family, whether you are diagnosed with a life-threatening disease or not.
- Slow down – We all know how fast life moves on a day-to-day basis. It’s easy to get caught up in little things that you think
- Become a yoga teacher – Amelia’s goal is to become a yoga teacher which is amazing. Follow your dreams and work towards fulfilling them, but do it at your a pace that works for you while going through cancer treatments.
- Travel more – There’s a whole world of beautiful and interesting places. Think about where you’d really like to go and work towards getting there. It’s important to take some down time for yourself and do things that you really enjoy.
- Put aside any fears in life – Whether you have a life-threatening disease or not, fear is something that everyone has and experiences. Step out of your comfort zone — start with small things that you fear and build up to the bigger things you fear. In the words of Henry Ford, “One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.“
- To be fully present in life -Be joyful in whatever you’re doing at that very moment, whether it’s spending time with family, working on a goal you have, or going to one of your cancer treatments. Be grateful that you’re able to do that task and fully appreciate every little movement and tactile sensation of the task. You’ll learn that anything can be an amazing experience.
- To be happy – Life will always have its ups and downs. Find the moments to be happy about and hang onto them. In the words of Audrey Hepburn, “The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.“