When the phone rang with news of my breast cancer diagnosis on January 6, 2014, I knew I had a tough road ahead. However, I had no idea how much tougher it would be due to the constant fielding of awkward questions from friends and acquaintances. These 15 questions or scenarios stuck with me the most:
You can hug, kiss or touch me (you know, assuming we have that kind of relationship). I won't break because of cancer. Please don't look at me like I'm one of those neglected puppies in that SPCA commercial with Sarah McLachlan.