She had to postpone treatment during her pregnancy, but all ended well when Noah was born in June 2012 — three months after they tied the knot.
And while she confesses she will always be known as 'someone’s half-deaf friend Jess', she says it no longer defines her.
Now she arrives to dinner parties early to nab a seat at the end of the table so as to expose her good hear to as many guests as possible, and has sourced special headphones which enable her to enjoy music properly.
' Ms Ciencin Heriquez writes for Salon, recalling her heartbreaking words to her doctor during the hospital hearing test.
'Men would repeat their clever lines only once or twice before mumbling "never mind" and moving onto the next woman,' she writes.
Happier times: While Ms Ciencin Henriquez (left, in 2013) - who split with Mr Lucas (right) in January - confesses she will always be known as 'someone's half-deaf friend Jess', she says it no longer defines her lost her hearing, and right before she met Mr Lucas, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer.
In an interview with The Huffington Post, she reveals that her then-new boyfriend, now ex-husband, was the first person she shared the news with.
Josh and Jessica met in 2012 and married six weeks later.
During their marriage, they went through her cancer battle together and welcomed son Noah, 3. We have both worked hard to be great friends, particularly because we have a young child that we both truly love.
The political drama will debut at the Hudson Theatre on November 7.
actor, 45, made his reconciliation with Jessica Ciencin Henriquez official when they stepped out as a couple at Monday’s Only Make Believe Gala at the St. Henriquez, a writer, wore an off-the-shoulder red dress with a peekaboo opening and killer red heels.
When they met randomly at a dog park in 2011, Henriquez had just been diagnosed with cervical cancer, at the age of 25.