Cancer survivor, self-employed mother of two, avid walker and yogi
Tammy Taylor is a cancer survivor, mother of two boys aged 16 and 21 and currently lives in Calgary. In between motherhood and running her own business in the interior design and housing industry Tammy enjoys yoga, walking, hiking, gardening, reading, playing piano, cooking, travel and enjoying a nice glass of pinot noir.
The notion that cancer touches everyone is true. The burden on the family is as great as the burden on the individual. But, the notion that out of hardship comes unexpected blessings is also true. Any cancer patient I have ever talked to expresses, in one way or another, the gifts that come from the diagnosis. It changes both the person and the family.
My life was forever changed in one diagnosis: cancer. After 25 years, I had finally learned that the rash on my body was the precursor to a rare form of cancer called for Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL) that would need to be treated with full-body radiation. My treatment plan was as unique as my diagnosis.
06/21/2016 03:10 EDT
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