I didn't think it was you

Letter to Cancer

“In all fairness you made yourself known, you were so painful that I couldn't ignore you, I just didn't think for one second it was you." says Rowena Kincaid.

Rowena made headlines last year with her documentary investigating what she should do with the time she has left alive. This is her letter to cancer.

Do you know who you're dealing with? I honestly don't think you do. I have some idea of what you are about, and I fully understand your mission. I don't understand why you came into my life, but I don't dwell upon it.

I won't give you the satisfaction of using up my mental energy trying to figure that out. I did underestimate you, maybe that's because I've never really feared you. You have changed my life completely, and for this you are unforgiven.

I remember the day we met, you introduced yourself to me as the lump in my breast. In all fairness you made yourself known, you were so painful that I couldn't ignore you, I just didn't think for one second it was you. I bet you were really pleased with yourself when all the doctors misdiagnosed me, over and over again. Read more here...

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