Location: Sydney
Member since 11/28/2011


  • 33 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 discussions
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

Reconstruction but Didn't Have Cancer -

I am one of the unusual cases for a breast reconstruction, as I have not had cancer. I had a breast reduction which went horribly wrong in Sept last year. I also had a reduction 35 years ago, and that is where the problem stems from.... I am 58 and my breast were 36H. I had extreamly bad back and neck aches, and suffered from headaches which had been diagnosed as coming from my heavy breasts.... READ MORE

Questions from Peglet

I Have Dead Tissue in my Left Breast After Reduction What Would You Recommend?

Following a breast reduction I lost my right nipple and more than half of the right breast due to necrosis. This was a 2nd reduction and the blood supply was compromised. As I... READ MORE

Care of Implants After Swapover from Expander. Can I Go in Water?

I am in the middle of a breast reconstruction, and am having my expander swapped over for the implant on the 13th June. We are booked to go on a cruise on the 1st July. I plan... READ MORE

Shrinking Reconstructed Nipple?

I had a nipple reconstruction a couple of months ago. The method was similar to the star flap or CV flap. I loved the look of the new nipple when it was done and I was informed... READ MORE

Discussions started by Peglet

Which Implant???

My PS has given me the name of 2 implants that he thinks would suit me, when he does the change over from an expander, and asked me if I would like to ask here for comments... READ MORE

Nipple/Areola Tattooing worth it??

I am nearly at the end of my breast reconstruction, having had a nipple reconstructed on my reconstructed breast a few weeks ago. I had my right breast reconstructed and my... READ MORE

Recent comments from Peglet

Thanks all for your comments..... I am still not sure which way to go, but it looks like the decision has been taken out of my hands, for at the moment at least, as I am having trouble with the implant in my "good" breast... It has... READ COMMENT

Hi luvgardening.......What a great idea to draw the nipples on your breast....will try that. I am going back to my PS next week, but think I am going to have more work done on my breasts before I need to worry about the tattooing...... READ COMMENT

Thanks ladies will think again about whether or not to have them tattooed. At the moment I am feeling a little down as my new nipples have shrunk so much. Will see what my PS says when I go back in February... READ COMMENT

Good to hear Jane.!! Good luck for the MRI next week. Will keep praying that it comes back with a great report...and no problems.. READ COMMENT

Thanks Helen. I love this size. I originally wanted to be a D cup, but very happy with size C. I have already had to buy new clothes, as I am 11 kgs smaller than when I started this journey last Sept, so I am very happy about that. I am... READ COMMENT