Breast Cancer – Bilateral Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction
I was diagnosed with breast cancer on January 20, 2016. One month to the day after my 4oth birthday. Instead of a trip to the ocean to celebrate 40, I took a trip to Iowa Methodist Hospital to have my breasts removed.
I also underwent reconstruction, which put me in some serious discomfort (and sometimes serious pain) for several months. But thankfully, today I am cancer free and learning to live with my new fake breasts. 🙂 It’s a crazy weird experience.
I had the opportunity to write, Breast Cancer Marred My Picture Perfect Marriage, for CT Women.
Here are a few other links you might find helpful in your breast cancer and reconstruction journey.
Flat and Fabulous (for those who choose not to undergo reconstruction)