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"I knew I didn't want to live like that for the rest of my life. I wanted to be a warrior, not a worrier."
Paige is a three time Emmy award winning producer who describes herself as everybody’s new breast friend. In 2017, Paige had a preventative double mastectomy after discovering she carried the BRCA 1 genetic mutation. After feeling alone during her entire decision making process, Paige decided to start sharing her story on Instagram to give other women the hope that they too could become warriors not worriers. After building a community online, Paige decided to start putting together free events for women who have been affected by cancer and The Breasties was born.
The Breasties is a 501(c)(3) organization that puts together free events and free weekend wellness retreats for young women who have been affected by cancer. Her along with the three other cofounders of The Breasties are helping women move mountains around the world.
Here are some things we discuss in todays episode:
- Her story of how she found out she had the BRCA 1 mutation and her journey since that moment.
- The power of social media and finding your community
- How our perspective shifts after going through something challenging in our lives
- What you didn't know about BRCA
- The path to making a difficult decision
- Showing up as your authentic self
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