Trust your body


I want to tell anyone in a similar situation to listen to your body and how you are feeling

I am a single mother of an autistic boy.  When I had pain in my underbelly for more than a month, I decided to go to the doctor.  He did some tests and said, “If you don’t hear anything back from me, then the tests came back clear.”  I waited, and I didn’t hear anything back, so I went to another doctor to see what else it could be. They didn’t find anything else.

So after 6 months, I went back to the first doctor, a gynecologist, and said I wanted him to check again because I had no quality life anymore because of all the pain. He asked me if I came here before, and I said yes. I told him, “You didn’t call me, so I thought everything was clear.” He looked on the computer and said, “Oh, the tests didn’t turn out so good back then. Are you sure I didn’t call?” He forgot to call me.

He did some extra tests then, and it showed that I had stage 4 uterine cancer.  I had surgery the week after, and now I have 3 monthly check-ups. I am very tired, and I can never have kids again.  However, I want to tell anyone in a similar situation – Trust your body and feeling!

ABOUT Sophie


  • Belgium
  • Adult


  • Uterine Cancer

Primary Treatment

  • Surgery

Primary Cancer Center

  • Other


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