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Amoena on Figleaves this Spring

Amoena will be stocked on Figleaves this Spring in a number of key styles for post breast surgery. In lingerie, the Rebecca, Madeleine and sexy Josephine (featured below) are key garments offered alongside the New York swimsuit with playful mesh neckline, soft cups and comfortable shaping fabric. 32 more words


Here's to loss (and the gains that follow)

Last week, we were in Florida while the rest of the Maritimes dug themselves out from another ‘white-mare’. I am sure it seems to everyone who lives here that there will never be an end to all the snowy, blizzard-y winter weather we have been experiencing over that last two months. 1,036 more words

Mastectomy, Pathology Results And A Rhetorical Question

So it’s been one week since my preventative double mastectomy with immediate reconstruction because I have the BRCA gene mutation and it hasn’t been that bad. 1,003 more words

Radiation Domination

I have SO many thoughts from this week – but I know most of you are wondering about Radiation so I’ll start there.

I started my radiation therapy treatments on Monday. 998 more words

Angelina Jolie Got Her Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes Removed

In 2013, Angelina got to know that she has a mutated BRCA1 gene and since then she is all cautious to avoid every possibility which can lead to develop cancer in her. 230 more words


Like Angelina Jolie, Chicago Woman with BRCA1 Gene Opts for Preventative Surgery

CHICAGO (CBS) – Two years ago, actress Angelina Jolie revealed she had undergone a double mastectomy in light of her high risk for breast cancer. On Tuesday, … 348 more words



Cicatrix or Cicatrice:

  1. a scar left by the formation of new connective tissue over a healing sore or wound.
  2. a scar on a plant indicating the former point of attachment of a part.
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