Flashback #4: After A Mastectomy You Get New Boobs! Yay! Wait, Not Really

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To celebrate our 2-year anniversary of being a nonprofit, Lacuna Loft is bringing back our top 31 articles from our archives!  The countdown to our top post is continuing today with Flashback #4: After A Mastectomy You Get New Boobs! Yay! Wait, Not Really, written by Karen. These 31 articles are the best of the best and we’re very happy to share them with you again!  The countdown continues next week!

….When I tell people about my mastectomy and breast reconstruction, I receive lots of support, many questions, and even some rude comments. The most frequent thing I hear from both women and men is “at least you will get perky boobs” (insert awkward laugh here)

For those of you who, thankfully, have not had a mastectomy or been close to someone who is going through one, you might think that this is going to make us feel better. It doesn’t! I understand that it is meant to be a supportive comment, but, I promise you, this is not a normal boob job. Yes, I did get implants to replace my real breasts, but that is where the similarities end………

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