Amy Dowden has opened up about becoming a mum in a candid update following her first cancer surgery.
The Strictly Come Dancing professional revealed it has been two weeks since her mastectomy and opened up about starting fertility treatment as a result of her heartbreaking diagnosis. Watch the video below to know what he said.
The star is bravely documenting her journey after she exclusively revealed to HELLO! She discovered a lump a few weeks after her wedding to her husband, Ben Jones, the day before their honeymoon.
Amy said, “I’ve been through a lot in my life and this is another hurdle.” “But if I stay positive and strong, I’ve got a good chance of getting back on the dancefloor as soon as possible.”
The star has had her share of health issues and battled Crohn’s disease for years. She said: “What I did for Crohn’s, I want to do the same thing here. If I can try and turn this negative into a positive, that will help me deal with it.”
“You never think it’s going to happen to you,” she says. “I didn’t think it was possible to get breast cancer at my age. My mother had breast cancer, but she had it at a later age, in her 50s.”
The star has recently opened up about her plans for Strictly since the shock news and took to social media on Monday with a stunning photo of herself wearing a spicy pink ballroom dress from the show. Along with the post, she wrote: “My goal through all of this is to get back dancing as soon as possible”.
The professional dancer also opened up about her future on the show in a candid interview with The Mirror: “If only I had radiotherapy, I’d be back this season. Once radiotherapy’s done there’s nothing to stop me Neither will.” , no pressure but strictly leaving the door open. There is something to work with”.
She added: “I’m visualizing myself on that Strictly dance floor. Just getting back into the ballroom with the live audience, the adrenaline and the atmosphere. And the support of the whole Strictly family.” She bravely said: “If I have to have chemotherapy, I’ll be present somehow, even if I’m in a wig. I know wonderful people with hair.” strictly, whether it is on it takes twoOr waiting for the score in Claudia’s area, I’ll be there”.
The blonde beauty joined the show in 2017 and stole the hearts of the audience with her impeccable technique and persona.