A Scary Scare Story.

Don’t know if you can feel it but I found a small lump in my boob.” I had a scare. A real, proper, “oh god it’s back" scare. Disclaimer! It wasn’t cancer but the fear was real and with every next step closer to possible relapse I took, the stronger the fear became. I started … Continue reading A Scary Scare Story.

Surgery- Part Two.

No one told me about how surgery affects your mentality. Before the big day, we discussed pain, scarring, lymphoedema. Covered every base when it came to the physical. Even my pre-operative appointment with oncology-psychologist, which is mandatory at my hospital before any mastectomy surgery, was focused on my feelings towards my chest’s changing appearance. I … Continue reading Surgery- Part Two.