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3 Days Post Mastectomy

So it has been 3 days since I underwent my nipple sparring skin sparring prophylactic double mastectomy and I will have to say I am doing very good with it all.   603 more words

Breast Cancer

scars of life, knives that heal

there is that, …this thing
seeking exclusively to entertain
vulgar upheavals
gagging speaker
and listener
fit only for superficial profit
that of no end… 78 more words


Beware of Organ Removal for "Cancer Prevention": Jolie's Precautionary Tale

From GreenMedInfo, by Sayer Ji, Mar 2015

Angelina Jolie has just announced she has removed her ovaries and fallopian tubes to “prevent cancer,” following her decision last year to remove her breasts for the same reason. 1,223 more words


The Treatment Begins

I wasn’t expecting that my CD4 count was already that low. CD4 cells are basically white blood cells that fight off infections. These are the cells that the virus targets and destroys. 848 more words


Prophylactics, You mean rubbers? - Bring the Right Tools for the Job

In the last episode of the continuing Kim Saga sub-story, we learned that teenagers can be sneaky (read me).  (We didn’t know that before, did we.)  In that story, Kim sent me on an expedition, an exploration, a clandestine Indiana Jones quest.  1,126 more words

High School Years

A story to be told...

So it happened that one of my close friends was getting married and all of us from the college group who’d gone to his wedding and reception were expected to provide things that are – to put things delicately – prophylactic in nature. 597 more words