Stacey Cohen, a mother of two, was diagnosed with stage three cancer at the age of 36.
She underwent chemotherapy for several months, a course of radiation for six weeks and had a double mastectomy.
Subsequently she has undergone several operations and one must ask; how did she cope with so much?
Stacey had a lot of love and support from friends and family, which played a big role in her recovery.
She continued daily with her gym and running routine whilst undergoing her chemo and radiation treatments.
“It’s the small things that make me appreciate each day. I am happiest when I spend an afternoon at home with my family in my garden.”
Since her experience, Stacey counsels women who are experiencing the same difficulties she experienced.
She is also in the process of writing a book to document her journey and inspire other women who face all sorts of life challenges.
“I have learnt that life is so precious – don’t sweat the small stuff.”
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