On Friday, March 30, 2012, I had my last radiation treatment. In one year I have undergone countless tests and procedures; three surgeries resulting in the loss of my left breast and associated lymph nodes; six rounds of chemotherapy and 25 radiation treatments. It is done. I am now ready to put cancer behind me and get on with my life, with a few battle scars to mark my journey.
Given this joyous occasion, even the spring snow storm that I am facing this morning cannot dampen my spirits. If you are looking for inspiration on this cold (if you are living in Newfoundland) morning, check out how tough we Canadian women are: