A few days before Jen’s birthday in April of 2013, she was diagnosed with cancer in both of her breasts. Her husband picked her up, and they went home and cried, grappling with all the
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Regardless of the method a woman chooses, nipple and areola reconstruction can help a breast cancer patient feel comfortable with her new breasts. For women who’ve faced breast cancer, nipple reconstruction is one more way
I write about breast cancer every day, and sometimes my writing space and non-writing space blend together. Recently, while perusing Facebook, I noticed a post about an organization called Cleaning for a Reason. I read
Karen Bennett's Story What happens when you feel something’s not right, but your doctor tells you it’s nothing to worry about? And this goes on for two years? You take charge! In 1995, when Karen
Women are strong. That’s a fact! We’re used to handling a lot. We’ve learned to roll with the punches and face hundreds of challenges on a daily basis. We successfully juggle homes, school, families, careers, and
From Diagnosis to Reconstruction Sometimes society holds stereotypes, imagining the quiet, meek woman who slowly falls ill with frightening diseases like cancer. We rarely expect the active, fit, and healthy to show up as