First, Leah knife did not want to pass on her fear of cancer Teenage mother but in the end someone in her life convinced her to do it! Here’s who it was and why she concluded that filming the spooky experience was really important.
While chatting with HollywoodLife, Leah initially admitted, “I honestly didn’t want to film it back then. I wanted to keep my fear of breast cancer under wraps and just take care of it myself. ‘
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As mentioned, she eventually changed her mind and during the new interview, the reality TV star explained why this was happening.
I ended up talking to Addie’s grandma, who is a breast cancer survivor. And [Jeremy’s mother] was just like, “Yeah, it could be anything and I know you stay upbeat but I think it’s something you should share and film about,” and after that I thought about it for a while. “It’s something important.” So I decided to share this trip. ‘
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Sure enough, there was a scene during the season premiere where Leah called her ex Jeremy and reached out to him to find a lump in her chest.
She also told him that the gynecologist had suggested getting an ultrasound to make sure, and Jeremy encouraged her to find out what the hell it is and look into it.
She did just that, and after the ultrasound, doctors reassured Leah that luckily it was just a “benign tumor,” which means it wasn’t cancer.
Regardless, Leah was still concerned that it might still develop into something worse later, like breast cancer.
The main concern was to have surgery and then take pain medication as a former addict.
During a confessional, she said, “As an addict and possessor of my addiction, any type of operation is terrifying to me. I ask: “Do I need medication?” I just want to make sure I don’t fall behind. I mean, you see what happened to me – I was mentally and physically exhausted. ‘