Emma Cassidy is a secondary school teacher from Raheny in Dublin. She was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer this time last year. She underwent a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy and is almost finished her treatment journey now. This week she posted about reaching the milestone of one year since diagnosis on her Instagram. We loved her inspiring and positive message of hope and asked her permission to share it with you all here today. Read her message by swiping/clicking next on the images below.
Today is a milestone day for me. 1 year since diagnosis. Although I’m not quite finished yet, I wrote a little piece on my thoughts/experience of the year but It is too large to fit in the caption. To read it please swipe left on the picture! Thanks so much 🌸 #breastcancersurvivor #breastcancerawareness #thinkpink #fightlikeagirl #cancerversary #stillcantbelieveivehairnow #strength #love #friendship
For more from Emma, make sure to follow her on Instagram or check out this article about her story here on the Irish examiner website.
Thanks Emma for letting us re-post your message.