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Nancy D.
"And I said to myself, ‘Operation, live like this, or die. My choice.’ And that's how I got over it. So it's not the outside that counts; it's the inside."
"What do you say? What do you do? How do you act? I've learned to, you know, you take cues from the one who has it."
"At first it's like total devastation, hardly able to function, especially waiting for the first scan … because I already had a tumor, knowing if it had spread anywhere else."
"Every time I'd have an appointment, you know, it was always – Okay. This is what I'm doing now. What's plan B? What's plan C?"
"The physical appearance is not who Nancy is. Nancy is a whole person with a personality. I think that is the essence of our relationship, is who we are as, as people, not as you change your physical appearance."