Personal Narrative: Ignorance Is Truly Illness

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I was only twenty-five years old when I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Twenty-five. While the most important dilemma that weighed on the minds of most girls that age was probably what centerpiece to choose for their wedding tables, I was running around, desperately trying to find a surgeon who would take two ticking time bombs off my chest. It is truly hilarious how simple life was before my diagnosis; back to when I did not know what BRCA, mastectomy, and chemotherapy meant. Back to when the biggest worry on my mind was planning for my wedding and planning for my future children. Ignorance is truly bliss.
It really should be illegal for a vile thing, such as cancer, to exist. How dare it have the ability to wreck your life in such little
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