I haven’t mustered up the energy to brush my hair yet today, I’ve been living in a fuzzy robe that has meatloaf stains on it from three nights ago, and I spent 6 hours binge watching Emily in Paris on Netflix. Oh wait, that’s not any different than what most Sunday’s look like around here.Continue reading “Two weeks post mastectomy – Recovery Recap”
If you are going through a mastectomy yourself or are looking for a thoughtful gift for a friend that is, these are my five must haves! I seriously could not have gotten through this without these items. Each item below is linked for easy shopping! Target Jammies These pajamas are amazing. They are SO softContinue reading “5 Mastectomy Recovery Must Haves”
Women with the TP53 mutation, otherwise known as LFS or Li-Fraumeni syndrome, have an extremely high chance of developing breast cancer during their lifetime. Because of this, many women choose to undergo a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy. And, I’m proud to say that I became one of those women on November 9th, 2020. There are aContinue reading “Saying “Tata to the Tata’s””
That was my exact response when the doctor first mentioned Li-Fraumeni syndrome. “WTF is that?” It can get really technical, so I am going to try to explain this in layman’s terms. Bear with me here. A lot of people have heard of the BRCA gene, or “the breast cancer gene.” If you are aContinue reading “Li-Fraumeni Syndrome and the TP53 genetic mutation- WTF is that?”
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