One day, Lucy noticed that her face was starting to swell. Thinking it was an allergic reaction, she went to the emergency room to get checked out, where doctors noticed that her heart rate was elevated.
After a chest x-ray, they determined that Lucy had a 10-cm. mass in her chest.
“After days of testing I was diagnosed with stage 2 Hodgkin’s lymphoma when they found a second 4-cm mass.” - Lucy T.
Lucy had to immediately start chemotherapy and radiation. But to increase her chances of beating cancer, the doctor told Lucy that she had to get her weight in control.
This devastating news was a wake-up call for Lucy.
“I need to lose weight and beat this cancer if want to be here a long time for my sons” - Lucy T.