Amber Marchese shared devastating news with her fans on Monday: the Real Housewives of New Jersey star says she discovered a lump on her breast again and will be undergoing surgery to remove the mass, she wrote on Facebook.
The mother and breast cancer survivor found the "small pea sized, somewhat bean shaped, lump" unexpectedly while relaxing at home with husband Jim, and despite beating the disease once already, Amber is understandably fearful, describing the last few weeks as "hell."
"My mind's rational side keeps repeating that the odds of it being cancerous are very low, it truly is," she writes. "But I quickly revert back to thoughts of the worst kind…recalling the first round. As comforting as the statistics should be to me, I still have spent the last couple of weeks in complete anxiety, fear, and stress."
Despite the news, Amber is finding comfort and strength in her family and her religion. "My faith in God and my physical presence in Church gave me a sense of peacefulness," she writes. "It is all going to be fine, regardless what the outcome. I am physically strong and through my spiritual faith, I am mentally strong."
Fans voiced their support and well wishes in the comment section of the post. "I am sending prayers and hugs to you today and many blessings," one fan wrote. "I will be thinking of you today and hoping for the best results for you and your family."
Send your well wishes to Amber and her family.