Teyana Taylor is reportedly recovering from emergency bilateral mastectomy surgery after discovering multiple lumps in both breasts.
The singer and actress's health scare is covered in the latest episode of her E! reality series "We Got Love Teyana & Iman" (see video below).
The 30-year-old mom of two is seen having a biopsy conducted on her "dense" breast tissue, with the samples sent to be analyzed.
Teyana said she has a family history of breast cancer, and reportedly made the difficult decision to have both breasts and nearby lymph nodes removed.
"I just want this to be the last time I go through this," Teyana explained while fighting back tears. "Cancer runs through my family, so it's a scary thing both for me and Iman," she said, referring to her husband Iman Shumpert.
Uncertain of the outcome of her surgery, Teyana asked Iman to take their daughters to Chicago to be with his family.
During the surgery, Teyana's doctor removed a sample of breast tissue for lab analysis. Fortunately, the biopsy samples were not cancerous.
After recovering for a week in Miami, Teyana returned home to Atlanta, where she was greeted by her eldest child, who made her a card and had a bunch of flowers.
"Oh my gosh, it's so great to see them right now because honestly this week in Miami has been very, very emotional for me because it's very seldom that we're apart. Junie is so loving and caring."
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Teyana said it is difficult not picking up her daughters, 5-year-old Junie and 11-month-old Rue, after being advised to avoid any lifting for the next six weeks.
Rue struggled to understand why her mom wasn't picking her up, as Teyana explained:
"Rue don't understand what's going on. She's like, 'Pick me up, hello, what are you doing?' I can't do any tight hugs. I don't even know if I'm going to last six weeks."
Later in the episode, Teyana reflected on the surgery, saying:
"I accept every single body scar, everything that comes with mommy-hood, but the changes physically, mentally, emotionally, it's crazy. As mommies, we really are super-women.
"It's been a rough year for me, but I feel like I, like, overcome it and I did a great job of balancing everything, trying to be mommy, trying to be wife, trying to be entrepreneur and everything else I have going on. I just want to enjoy this moment and try not to think of the negative."
Watch the video below.