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-- choice segment tonight Angelina Jolie got more coverage ending Ghazi in the IRS when she told the world.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2010 former FOX & Friends co -- ED hill underwent the same procedure for similar reasons -- -- -- now.
So what how what happened why did you make the decision.
I think a certain point is kind of get you get sick of being scared.
You are -- -- for yourself you're worried for your family especially if you have children.
And and I think that if you are by nature a strong person a strong willed person.
You don't like feeling powerless all right so your mother -- a vasectomy right now and I had double -- -- -- -- Howell when when -- or mid fifties but she'd been going through biopsies for years and as I was growing up.
I remember going in for checkups are -- your family and the doctors told you what was your likelihood of of getting dressed.
After going -- the genetic counseling they said it's not a question of if but -- all right so you really had to do Sharon.
In my in my mind yes but it's very hard to get to that point because more dramatic -- absolutely.
It's a psychological thing in a physical thing right it really is really mental.
It was it was a mental thing more difficult in the -- -- yup absolutely.
At the going up to it it's -- worrying about you know tests eventually mean two years before I got it done.
It was on every month and going for tests and he just worry from one test in the next -- -- -- -- -- -- Well and what about the decision to me to have this -- -- because you know.
-- -- -- -- -- the thought of having what is probably most associated with being a woman.
Cut off is really hard tick -- a hard hurdle to get over.
And you think I'm not giving -- -- -- you know what my husband think when he sees me you know how well other people think about me.
And you really keen to it's so stupid that you -- think about that -- besides just health but you think that's.
-- ask you heard -- that that's huge that's that that's absolutely legitimate thing to think about.
But they have tremendous -- to reconstruction.
Surgery now right yeah he's so got lots of options and.
And I think that that probably.
Is going to be helping people make -- -- -- -- when they explain listen or we're gonna have -- the second -- and we can do this right so it is physically you're gonna be.
What you -- you describe it is that that same close to the same popular.
-- -- -- -- -- How did you describe how do you look great you know you know I I think I look like me that's like said the like you looked all make me look like.
-- I and they were able to do that yes yes so are sold in the bottom line for people for women out there who have this in their hereditary form.
Is that it's -- very difficult emotionally.
I would if if I knew how relieved I had -- if I knew how I I never would worry about it again.
I wish I -- -- so much early and how all you when you did.
There young -- Would you ever ask the woman her age.
Big -- give me a ballpark forties right yes okay because I this is -- frivolous we want people to -- to understand right she did as a young woman.
And what you were now we issue it did it.
I would -- I had been up to -- of that emotional and as it went from the annual checkups every six months I wish -- done it right then have there been any unintended consequences.
After the search.
No in fact after the surgery because I went public with -- and people have I've had so many people contact me.
And talking about my decision and tell me what's going on them and.
But physically for you any any downside any negative now -- to -- do the same thing you can do it -- -- -- -- saying he elect -- horses all the time we run and around you chastened young kids.
Jay is down to doing everything you can even do -- ice -- Archuleta -- I think guys you.
If it takes it takes a number of months to recoup granting -- -- really about six months before you can be fully active.
But you go right back saying you doing everything he has to do absolutely okay.
Well we need everybody.
Like you and the Angelina Jolie she's great I'm so you have to do it is because it you know you.
Your life is much much better now.
And people are more informed because of of Americans -- originally minority that is you can thank you it's what.
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