Saying “Tata to the Tata’s”

Women with the TP53 mutation, otherwise known as LFS or Li-Fraumeni syndrome, have an extremely high chance of developing breast cancer during their lifetime. Because of this, many women choose to undergo a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy.  And, I’m proud to say that I became one of those women on November 9th, 2020. There are aContinue reading “Saying “Tata to the Tata’s””

Li-Fraumeni Syndrome and the TP53 Genetic Mutation- WTF is That?

That was my exact response when the doctor first mentioned Li-Fraumeni syndrome. “WTF is that?” It can get really technical, so I am going to try to explain this in layman’s terms. Bear with me here. A lot of people have heard of the BRCA gene, or “the breast cancer gene.” If you are aContinue reading “Li-Fraumeni Syndrome and the TP53 Genetic Mutation- WTF is That?”

A lot of Things are Temporary – Our Health Isn’t One of Them

I’ve spent some time reflecting on things lately. There are so many temporary things that fill our time, meetings, sports, school, etc. A lot of these temporary things are on pause while the world tries to navigate this pandemic. What I have come to realize, however, is that not everything is temporary. Some things don’tContinue reading “A lot of Things are Temporary – Our Health Isn’t One of Them”