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It's like having an alien land in your chest and refuse to leave.Of course, before the surgery, no one mentions how truly painful the recovery will be, as a mastectomy truly is an amputation, although I'm not sure a warning would have helped.I miss my nipples daily, but the idea of fake nipples made from my skin honestly was very weird for me.I have a problem with things that aren't real or natural. I never wore a wig when I lost my hair [from chemo].I was also very intimidated by the idea of once again forming a new identity. On top of that, I had quickly gained about 30 pounds during chemo from the steroids that are given during treatment and from stress-eating.My hair was finally starting to grow back; as a natural redhead or strawberry blonde, it was a shock when my new hair began to come back platinum blonde.There's something odd to me about pretending to have a body part, which is funny, seeing as I have fake boobs.To me, I don't need heavy eyelashes or heavy eyebrows to be sexy, I don't need concealed skin. It involved surgical bags, tubes coming from the surgery site connected to airtight bags that suck out access fluids. Nipple surgery would have been another procedure and at that point, another procedure felt like hell on earth.
Once I knew there was a deadly tumor spreading rapidly in my chest I wanted it out immediately.
Woman A: I was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 26 in October of 2015.
My family history of reoccurrence is so rich that the decision was easy.
When I told him that I had cancer, he responded with, "Well, I can't be your boyfriend." At that moment in time I cut all ties with him, and relied on my family and friends for support instead.
I mean, who needs that kind of drama when your life is distilled down to survival?
I got a lot of attention the past year, and the thought of having more attention because not having breasts was stressful. Woman C: I definitely wanted reconstruction since only one side was removed. However, I had so little extra skin after the mastectomy (my surgeon cut into my chest wall and couldn't get a clear margin) that I had a ridiculously painful tissue expander in my chest for a full year.