Giuliana Rancic Staying Positive Ahead Of Double Mastectomy
First Published: December 7, 2011 12:59 PM EST Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Giuliana Rancic is scheduled to undergo a double mastectomy on Tuesday and as her surgery date draws near, the E! New personality says she’s staying positive about the outcome.
“My breasts have never defined me – and now they never will,” Giuliana said in an interview with People magazine for this week’s issue.
The 37-year-old said she’s even prepared for the scars that will remain long after the surgery is complete.
“I think scars tell such an incredible story,” she said. “I’ll always look at them and think, ‘Wow, I made it through that.’” While the E! News co-host has donned a brave face since announcing her diagnosis with breast cancer in October, there are moments when the reality of the disease gets the best of her.
“Usually it’s 2 in the morning, and I’ll turn around from Bill so I don’t wake him up, and I just cry,” she told the mag. “I sob and think, ‘How did this happen?’ “
Luckily, Giuliana and Bill — her husband of four years — have a couple of perks to look forward to in an otherwise bleak situation.
During a visit to “The Wendy Williams Show” on Tuesday, Giuliana revealed she and Bill are excited about her soon-to-be-reconstructed breasts.
“They might come out looking even hotter. You gotta have fun with this,” she said. “We find the humor in everything.
“Bill helped pick ‘em out,” she added. “I’m like, ‘Bill, that big? Really?’”
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