Since my revision, I have felt like an underdeveloped school girl with low self-esteem. I have one breast that is twice the size and 3 inches lower than the other; this may seem like a silly thing, but for me it is unnatural. Low Self-Esteem Before breast cancer, my breasts were naturally almost perfectly symmetrical;… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Story: Self-esteem
October 20, 2020, was the date of my Diep flap revision. This day I had been looking forward to since before the initial reconstruction surgery... and it was a disaster. I am so upset with the results. The doctor's message gave me hope and excitement, only to let me down in a major way. It… Continue reading My Breast Cancer Story: Diep Flap Revision
There is so much pain that nobody tells you about, but you are not alone in this. The pain is real, but God is holding you.
Now that I have more than one "regular" doctor, I never know who to call. Anyone else? I know I can't be the only one...
Reconstruction surgery behind me, I was not expecting the emotional toll it would take on me. However, I just have to take things one day at a time.