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Ella’s breast cancer journey is one that shows how important it is to have a support system throughout your journey. She wasn’t scared when she found out she had breast cancer. It was the fact that she didn’t want to deal with it since it became a huge life disruption for her. When Ella discovered her breast cancer, she had only recently married. However, she married a very supportive man who stood by her side. It was through the help of her strong support system that she was able to carry through her fight.
Having breast cancer has helped her reconnect with people that she didn’t think would be possible. Especially, if she didn’t have breast cancer. For every appointment Ella had, there would be a different family member that would take her, which gave her the opportunity to get to know them over the course of the day. Family and friends from work made her meals, and coworkers also donated their sick time for her when she none left. Their donation of sick time made up her salary for 5 months.
Going through her journey has made Ella realize how much relationships matter, and how important it is to connect with people no matter what.