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9 Surprising Things I Learned From Attending a Breast Reconstruction Forum

Last week, I attended a Breast Reconstruction Forum at Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, NC. It was well-worth the 2 hours I spent, and I am so appreciative for this type of forum. 756 more words


Hello from the other side

I just said goodbye to Eva at the doors to the anaesthetic suite. Next time I see her she’ll be a kilo or so lighter with a different body shape. 648 more words


Faster than a speeding…nope, she’s not fast, she really just wants to nap all the time…

Stronger than a…nope, not strong at all, but she refuses to de defeated… 27 more words

Cancer Battle

I need to get something off my chest

Hello everyone, Heidi here, a lot has happened since my last post.

After meeting with the doctors to make a plan everything starting moving pretty fast, I had an MRI a couple weeks ago that went pretty routinely. 738 more words

Body Image

It's that time again.

Scanxiety time!

My time of living a relatively normal life is over for now. All I can think about is my scan which is on Sunday. 565 more words

Surgery Day_Nipple Sparing Mastectomy

I can’t believe today has finally come, surgery day to get ride of the DCIS in both of my breasts and decrease¬†my risk of getting invasive breast cancer from 85% – 20%. 54 more words


My new breast friends

Miss Zumstein’s bakery spoils me!
Wow. Where does the time go?? I haven’t really had any downtime to write since my last surgery, apologies! I had my final surgery on January 31st. 709 more words