Self Love is Better Than Your Love
The man that said we would get through this together, that after I was cancer free, we'd start our lives again. That same man chose to live his life without me. Chose to live his life as if I didn't survive my cancer. Now, if he was a real man, he would have been able to leave gently. He could have said he wasn't able to continue this life after cancer with me because he was the weak one.
Celebrating National Nude Day with Ginny
Much to the embarrassment and wonder of that 12-year-old girl I used to be, I decided to embrace my flatness. I decided to share my story publicly, and the most impactful thing I could think of was to go topless on the internet. My scars showed the reality of breast cancer. It is not pretty; it is not pink. It is an amputation.
Up this week we sat down with Jaclyn, as they explained to us their inspiring story of going to in to get a breast reduction to help relieve some back pain. After going through some general screenings before following through on the reduction surgery, the doctors found something considering. Jaclyn had the BRCA1 genetic mutation, and was told they should get a preventative mastectomy just to be safe.
Navigating Choice: Unilateral vs. Bilateral Mastectomy
When faced with a breast cancer diagnosis, one of the most significant decisions a patient has to make is what surgery will be best for patient outcome and lifestyle. Depending on individual circumstances and diagnosis, the choice between a unilateral or bilateral mastectomy may arise.
Up this week we sat down with Amber, as she explained to us her inspiring story of being diagnosed with an aggressive form of Stage 0 DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ)
101 Guide to Implant Breast Reconstruction Recovery
As breast cancer patients, survivors, and thrivers, we understand the immense physical and emotional toll that breast reconstruction post-surgery recovery can have on our lives. However, with the right information and support, we can navigate this journey with grace and regain our confidence. In this post, we will explore the process of implant breast reconstruction and share trusted resources to assist you every step of the way.