Member since 10/5/2012


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Reviews & Stories

Expanders and Reconstruction - Oregon, OR

The pros of double mastectomy** Life! I was diagnosised with LCIS stage 0 breast cancer, all I could think about is my family. I had a choice I could do nothing and then one day tell them that I "could have had" a mastectomy to avoid cancer or I could tell them "I am getting rid" of cancer before it can get me...once faced with those options I knew what my answer would be. The cons are really... READ MORE

Recent comments from myhome

As soon as you come out of surgery with the exchange you feel relief from the pressure of the expanders. I am on day 2 and do not need any pain meds, am sleeping on my side! I only had to wait 4 weeks after my last expansion for my... READ COMMENT

I too had the pain down my arm, across my shoulder blades etc..... I too have been on the pain meds to get through the nights. Today is my exchange and am hopeful that the pressure will be better when I get home! READ COMMENT

Well I am going in for my exchange this afternoon, very excited! The pain with the expanders has been a long haul. I am fortunate as I was diagnosised with LCIS back in July, stage 0, had a double mastectomy with reconstruction. The... READ COMMENT