Jen Costa is convinced that the cancer saved her life.
The 35-year-old inhabitant from Queens Village in New York city, the UNITED states, call her oral cancer for the 'happy accident'.
For the has meant that she has lost weight 225 kg because of the doctors ' decision to bortoperere her tongue.
She had only a 30 percent chance to survive the next five years, said the gloomy message from the doctors.
"I was simply going to have to have the kind of experiences, in order to wake up," she says. It writes the New York Post.
She has always been a little plump, but was entirely in order, to she was 19 years old. Then she was hit by a bus, which caused the ligaments in her knee to crack.
In a whole year, she could not use her knees, and she slipped into a deep depression. Costa began to trøstespise.
In the course of 14 years after the accident she took 160 kg on. She was so great, that she could no longer stand up in the bath.
Later, she began to smoke PCP, a drug. That may have contributed to the fact that she has got cancer, she believes that even.
The sixth doctor in the series was finally diagnosed: It was definitely cancer.
Jen Costa soon realized that her only option was to remove the tongue – and made a new, of a underarmsrekonstruktion that could take its place.
Only one place in New York, they were willing to do precisely the form of surgery, namely, at the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
the Operation took place in the summer of 2016, when Jen Costa was 32 years old. It lasted the entire 19 hours.
"The new heavy can not move, and it has no feeling," says Costa. "It is just there, and it occupies the empty space."
the Rest of her life she must live on food on the tube.
she has lived in since, and it has helped her to lose weight 225 kg.
She is by the way also totally drained, and a life without alcohol has also helped with it.
the Costa is living with his grandparents, while she comes out on top of the operation.Updated Date: 23 November 2019, 03:00