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Bye bye boob

This time last year I was being wheeld in to surgery to have my right breast removed. I went in to the hospital with a smile as I was so ready to get the cancer out of my body. 328 more words

Side Hustle/Side Thoughts

I went to the doctor yesterday to have a colposcopy because the pap smear I received in June showed irregular cells on my cervix. I’ve had an irregular pap smear before, but this time there were two different spots that the doctor looked at (or… 1,551 more words

Breast Cancer

Don't mow the lawn or wallpaper the bathroom.

After my unilateral mastectomy (one breast removed) last week I went home with a big dressing on my chest and underarm, two drain tubes, and two pages of post-op instructions from my surgeon. 269 more words


The Bandage

For days I wore a bandage,
Concealing wounds I wasn’t ready to face.
Many would say what lies underneath is no reason to feel disgrace; 171 more words


How breast cancer affected three Central New York women

Surgeons work together to provide mastectomy, reconstruction

Paula Malecki, 47, of Cicero

Diagnosed: July 3, 2015

Concern: A red spot on her breast seemed to get brighter in the shower. 607 more words

Health Care

Amoena 2126 Annabel Mastectomy Bra 38AA

Amoena specializes in mastectomy bras with pockets to hold forms. Some of their styles are now quite fashionable and they come in a wide range of sizes so they also are worn by some people who don’t need to use forms. 115 more words