Location: Bellevue, WA
Member since 5/9/2010


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Questions from seattler

Lower Face Lift with RUE Lymphedema Post-BC

I have mild lymphedema (Stage 0) in my right arm post-breast cancer surgery (mastectomy, DIEP flap reconstruction). I've lost a bit of weight, which has worsened by hereditary... READ MORE

Recent comments from seattler

Following your posts! I have this procedure scheduled on December 15th. I'm excited and nervous. Will be interested in hearing about your recovery and seeing your results. Sending healing thoughts! READ COMMENT

I'm five weeks out of my bilateral DIEP reconstruction. Before surgery, my plastic surgeon told me to forget about riding for four monthsa after surgery, when i seemed to be healing like a rockstar, I bargained him down to 10 weeks.... READ COMMENT

I found this thread by Googling DIEP and horse riding. If I turn out to be BrCA+, I will get bilateral mx and reconstruction. I hope I'm a candidate for DIEP mostly because, like you Erin, I am a rider and cannot bear to be out of the... READ COMMENT