Breast Augmentation: Placing Blind Faith in Doctors

Isn’t it interesting how we place blind faith on doctors? They are the highly educated and trained professionals; our health can often depend on them. Here was this specialized doctor going around the United States educating women on the effects of silicone and claimed to be one of the few doctors that would remove the […]

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By | Aug 04, 2015 | BRCA2, Health | 0 Comments

Breast Augmentation: What I Didn’t Know

This is the follow up to my previous blog regarding self-image and my decision to have breast augmentation and all that followed… The surgery for my implants was performed in the doctor’s office under a local anesthesia. This was somewhat comforting to me as general anesthesia had always made me sick. He had told me some […]

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Breast Augmentation: The Journey of My Self Image

For most women, our self-image is based on how we look on the outside before the inside. Breasts are a huge part of our identity so choosing to remove them is not an easy decision for many women. Media also plays a huge part of our self-image, using young models, photo shopping women to be perfect […]

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By | Apr 20, 2015 | BRCA2, Health | 0 Comments

My BRCA2 story and how Facebook saved my life

I’m not a big social media person, consider me old school. I decided to look for my siblings that had been separated at a very young age and found my sister on there. I reached out and although she refers to us as “blood only” sisters, she was kind enough to let me know she […]

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By | Apr 08, 2015 | BRCA2 | 0 Comments