It’s Your Mastectoversary

“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”-Frank Zappa So this morning my husband Julius came in the kitchen and gave me a big hug. I was wondering what was up and he said it’s your anniversary. I realized 5 years ago on this date I had my bilateral mastectomy, so it is my mastectoversary, is that a thing? …

Nobody’s Perfect

    There is no such thing as perfect. You’re beautiful as you are. With all of your imperfections, you can do anything.” -Fish, from Courage the Cowardly Dog I was recently asked to pose for a pin-up calendar  featuring breast cancer survivors by my dear cyber friend and fellow breast cancer warrior Stori Nagel. When I first started planning …

Temporary Beauty

“Beauty is a fragile gift.”-Ovid I have been through a lot over the past three years but lately I have honestly just been living my life, since I started wearing my “breast bra” (a solution I created that works better than my heavy prosthetics) I tend to forget that I don’t actually have breasts anymore. I definitely feel more attractive …