Here is a comment I left in my own box after reading the comments from the other day. Just to clear up any confusion.
“Oh gosh girls, I hope you don’t think I was coming down on Angelina’s decision. I can’t imagine how difficult it was and how brave one must be to make such a choice.
When I referenced the medical coverage being denied I was not referencing her story (as I said, I wrote the post days before her story broke) I was in fact referencing a family friend who felt forced to make the choice after the threats by her insurance company.
I do believe there are two sides to fighting breast cancer but I believe that only one side (drastic measures, radiation, mammography, etc) are offered to women when there are more choices available. Sadly, in many ways I feel it has become a money making industry and I will write on this later…”