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My name is Christa Ortiz and I am 43 years old. March 4th, 2015, I was diagnosed with a rare and aggresive form of breast cancer. Triple Negative Breast Cancer. I will never forget the phone call from my doctor at 8:40am and hearing the words “Christa, its cancer”. I was in shock! It took a few days to sink in and when it did. I went into fight mode.
I heard about underwater healer about face from another breast cancer survivor who worked with Erena in Boston. I was in hopes that this opportunity would make me momentarily forget about my diagnosis and treatment and I could feel beautiful again. This experience gave me that and much more! I expected to be nervous but It was the most amazing experience.
I am currently having chemo treatment so I am not feeling well, lost my hair and missing the old me. Being in the pool, feeling the water all around me changed all that. I was free in the water and it seemed nothing else existed outside that pool. It was such a joy to work with Erena. She welcomed me with warm open arms and made me feel so comfortable.
I highly recommend this experience for anyone. There is something about being under water that is so relaxing, healing and free.
Underwater Healer About Face
Cancer survivors heal their emotional scars through underwater portrait photography
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