Jeannie Fye

Jeannie FyeMy breast cancer diagnosis happened in 2016. My kids were just 18 and 9 years old. I remember it felt like everything that followed became very “operational”…one technical step after the other. Right after you hear the words "you have cancer," you have to brace for impact. I reminded myself to keep breathing, ask LOTS of questions and own ALL of my emotions…and there was a huge range.

James (my husband), my kids, my CSE Credit Union family of co-workers and my friends were my champions. It definitely took a village to get through each day. Now I am 3+ years cancer-free. I focus my energy on being a good wife and mom, being part of my community, working and volunteering! I am not just alive, I am LIVING! As I continue on my journey, I hope I can help others. I have shared my story at events which has opened doors for conversations. My greatest hope is that I can share the lessons I have learned and be approachable in case I can answer any questions.

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