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I really thought I would die...

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

I really thought I would die...

Five years ago this week I took the plunge to get a second mastectomy and double breast reconstruction (bi latteral). The decision to undergo the nine hour intensive surgery was not made lightly and I really struggled with the thought of putting my now healthy (then post cancer five years) body under so much surgery... not to mention the worry and risk for my young family. However I did go ahead and early morning on the Monday stood in front of the hospital mirror whilst my surgeon drew lines and explained changes to the expected operation. She told me my...

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The Perks of a Breast Reconstruction... better boobs than before?

Posted by Emilienne Rebel on

Well Christina Applegate certainly thinks so and I have to say having had a double mastectomy and reconstruction myself I love my new breasts and so was definitely a 'perk' for me. I thought I would share this uplifting opinion.  'You can get better boobs than you had before!' Christina Applegate on the perks (and the pitfalls) of having a double mastectomy' Actress and breast cancer survivor Christina Applegate has spoken out about her life and her body six years after she underwent a double mastectomy.The 42-year old mother-of-one, based in California, says that breast reconstruction has improved by leaps...

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