Gordana was diagnosed with breast cancer in her early 30's. This is the story of how working out and eating right throughout treatment got her through her battle.
My cancer story starts when I was 32 years old. Life was pretty typical. I was married, I had three amazing little girls, a job, a house, and a minivan. And I had recently started doing these crazy garage workouts called CrossFit
. I had lost the weight I had been hanging onto and felt better and healthier than I ever had.
I also had this lump in my breast that would periodically come and go. My doctors all told me not to worry. They said, "Youʼre young!"
and told me to continue getting ultrasounds and to not stress over it. However, that lump wouldn't go away. In fact, I could feel it more often and at times, I could even see it. It was...