Shannen Doherty Shares Inspirational Photos The Day After Chemo
She truly is an inspiration to us all!
Actress Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills, 90210; Charmed) was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, and has been bravely sharing her treatment journey with the world.
And as you can see from these inspirational Instagram posts, she’s not taking it lying down.
First off, she shows us what treatment day is like, and I think we’re all in agreement when we say that’s no fun, and she’s tough.
Chemo day. I'm lucky to have such a great team!!! Dawn has been taking care of me from pretty much the start along with Dr Piro, Joyce, Rosie, Kathy and everyone else at the clinic. I don't enjoy chemo day or needle like things in my chest or my port but, at least with this crew it's not so bad. Make sure you connect not only with your oncologist but also with the person administering your chemo. Thank you to The Angeles Clinic.
After chemo day. I believe that just moving helps so much in the healing process. It's not always easy and sometimes I can't do it the next day but I try to make an effort to get the blood flowing and the toxins out of my body thru working out. Some days are easy workouts and other days I push it but the key is to MOVE!!! This is for any illness. Obviously check with your doctor. The road to recovery is paved with all sorts of different material. #beastmode #fightlikeagirl #warrior
And here she is in beast mode. “Let me tell ya… shaking your booty is hard work with my Neda who’s been helping me move and get toxins out,” she wrote.
“Yes I was tired, yes I wanted to be in bed but I went and moved and felt way better. Any exercise during illness is good. We can do it!!! #beastmode with @jammalibu #fightlikeagirl #warrior”
We’re pulling for you, Shannen!
It's the 7th and final day of #loveyourspousechallenge I love my spouse every day so no challenge there. The real challenge was choosing what pictures to post that would convey that love to all of you. Sure, I love our wedding pictures and pictures of me with hair and eyelashes and eyebrows 😢 but my favorite pictures are of us now. Now because now is the challenge. It's challenging to love thru grief, sickness, an uncertain future. It's hard to feel sexy and beautiful when going thru chemo and therefore it's challenging to allow one to love you. I imagine my husband has faced challenges during this time with me and yet here we are… stronger than ever. More in love than ever. More trusting, more supportive. More confident with one another. Just more. Now. I challenge us @kurtiswarienko to always hold onto the now of us. And @sarahmgellar thank you my beautiful friend for challenging us. Also thank you to all of you for your well wishes. Your prayers and for following this journey I'm a lucky girl.
Here’s more on the story, a great one to follow and share during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
h/t: Good Housekeeping