In a recent Metro UK article titled “Who is Gen X and why does self-isolating come so easy to them?”, Faima Bakar writes that the precautionary measures of self-isolating are, for the most part, a seemingly effortless executable concept for the Gen X folks. The crowd born between 1965 and 1980 are reportedly navigating the waters of social isolation better than others.
When it comes to growing older, and seemingly (hopefully) wiser, I find that there are very few things worth really paying attention to. Looking back over life, I can see the evolutionary moments along the path, and I see a more deliberate present.
Stephanie Johnson was 38 when she was diagnosed with stage 3 triple negative breast cancer in September 2011. After learning that she had the BRCA1 gene mutation, which can greatly increase your risk of getting breast and ovarian cancers, Johnson had chemotherapy followed by a double mastectomy and oophorectomy (removal of her ovaries).