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My story will be a Comedy

I heard something in the last few weeks that made me think.

It was along the lines of this: “Your life story can be a comedy or a tragedy. 424 more words


What It's Like To Get A Mastectomy | Prevention

I saw this title in my newsfeed this morning and clicked on it with some trepidation but despite its lurid beginning it has some good information. 281 more words

Health & Fitness

Looking forward to a "much more symmetrical overall shape"

At my latest meeting with the consultant plastic surgeon, we more or less concluded that if the various ongoing issues relating to my reconstructed boob resolve as well as she hopes over the coming months, there may well be no need for further surgery. 1,360 more words

Breast Cancer

Breast, Singular

I wrote this in early 2015 for submission to The Sun Magazine’s Readers Write section. Topic, Breasts. Though it was not chosen for publication there, I think it is a pretty good piece. 744 more words

Breast Cancer

Holy Histology Batman!

My phone just rang; it was the smashing MacMillan nurse from the hospital. One boob bra fitter extra-ordinaire and super smiley appointment attendee with Chemo Sabe. 219 more words

Cancer Breast Cancer

Not really what I was hoping for ...

Just a very brief blog to update you on the happenings of the day.

The bad news first (gets it out of the way):

Results from analysis of the breast material taken during the op have shown that, although the margins of cancer-free tissue behind the majority of the breast shell were good, there are still early-stage cancer cells present behind the nipple. 448 more words

Creature Comforts

Greg and I have been sleeping with Barry.

Not just once.

Ever since the night I came home from hospital.

We tried it without on one occasion, but it was no good. 1,632 more words