Breast Expansion Complete

If you've had a mastectomy (single or double) with reconstruction then you probably know what this is. If not, you may be wondering what kind of weird drugs I'm into.  Nope, no drugs here (other than whatever chemo may be left in my body) and the occasional pain pill because of the pain from the … Continue reading Breast Expansion Complete

Surgery #5: New Boobies

Today is the day. I'm laying in bed and staring at the clock. In just a few hours I'm going in for part 1 of my breast reconstruction - again. Today my surgeon will cut my chest open again and insert the breast tissue expanders. This time he's inserting them over my chest muscles, rather … Continue reading Surgery #5: New Boobies

Stop Haunting My Dreams

I woke up this morning feeling a lot of anxiety because I had a bad dream. Do you ever have a dream - or nightmare - that is just so realistic? As I sit here sipping coffee, I just can't seem to get it out of my head. Sometimes as I begin writing, I start … Continue reading Stop Haunting My Dreams

Is There Love for a Recovering Cancer Patient?

It’s always hard for me to talk about love and relationships, but it’s something, I think everyone wants. I know it’s something I’ve wanted for a long time, especially as I get older. I’ve been single for years – I mean, I’ve dated, but nothing of any substance. For the past year dating wasn’t even … Continue reading Is There Love for a Recovering Cancer Patient?