January 15, 2016. I was away from home on business. It was late Friday afternoon, and the call I expected to receive that day hadn’t come. Desperate to know the results of Monday’s biopsy, I called my physician’s office and asked to speak to the nurse. She said the words no woman wants to hear: “I am so sorry to tell you this, but you have breast cancer.” This short phone call was the beginning of a very scary year, and looking back, an unexpectedly hopeful journey filled with blessings and joy. I met amazing people, learned amazing lessons, and unintentionally inspired other women. I became a Warrior!