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Calming techniques & mastectomy stuff

Wow, has it really been a year and a half since I last wrote?

Well, it’s January, four years after I was diagnosed with cancer. It’s also that time of year when I get scanned: first thing after the holidays I am in the hospital for an MRI and mammogram. 779 more words

Breast Cancer

How can patients accelerate healing and obtain better results following breast surgery?

Surgical Bra: A surgical bra designed for your specific cosmetic procedure is an essential part of ensuring the results you and your Doctor planned.  Each bra provides proper support to the surgical areas for enhanced comfort while it helps the skin conform to your new contours. 250 more words

Health And Well Being

The morning after

It’s been hard to get a handle on my emotions. After getting the call from my amazing plastic surgeon yesterday, I could finally exhale. Two days of strategizing and coming up with contingency plans to drive less than 10 miles had taken a toll, it was a relief to know that we didn’t have to go out in the blizzard, that the decision was out of our hands, even out of my doctors’ hands. 526 more words

Cancer Sucks

Tamoxiflu: Side Effects

Why is it so hard to remember Tamoxifen? You want to say Tamoxiflu too, don’t you?

Side Effects: Hot Flashes

Anything below a chilly 70o requires at least three layers: a tank top, a short-sleeved shirt, and a long-sleeved shirt. 837 more words

the good, bad and ugly!

short and sweet about what’s going on with the recovery and stuff.

I had a follow up doctor appointment yesterday and received some good and bad news. 780 more words

The M Word

The results are in. Mary is now facing The M Word. At 26, she is a newlywed who is saving for her first home, and planning children with her husband of 6 months. 526 more words


My Add A Tit To Me

     So I survived the Holiday season without my left boob. I won’t lie… There were many times I found myself humming “All I want for Christmas is a new left boob .” ( rather than my two front teeth), but alas, my left boob didn’t arrive until mid January, therefore I am no longer all about that bass, because I got my treble back. 1,079 more words