Regina said she started seeing everything differently. Even her medical charts looked artistic – she compared her CT scan to “stars in the sky.” Her creativity in seeing things through a new view led her to express herself in unique ways, including her newfound hobby of writing poetry.
This mother of three adult children, lives in northwest Charlotte and is a full-time realtor. She moves through life fast, with a big smile. She says getting diagnosed with cancer - found in a routine mammogram - opened her eyes.
Now 49-year-old Tina is a smiling, thriving version of herself then – she is most certainly “fine.” But she had to go through 34 sessions of radiation and a lumpectomy to get to this spot. Through it all, she told very few people.
We hear a lot about breast cancer this time of year. A Lincoln county couple is doing their part to raise awareness. You might assume that this story is about the wife, but it’s not. It’s about her husband. He is the survivor.