October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a time to pull together as families and women, to share and care with loved ones who have or are going through this difficulty. I will be sharing a review of a book that just came out titled How to Climb the Eiffel Tower, by Elizabeth Hein, which is extremely well written about life and those who have cancer. Just a few more days. Today I reblog from SueAnn Porter, a gal who has taken the journey on the road to recovery.
My reconstruction is called a DIEP Flap. This means that skin and fat are taken from the stomach area, as well as an artery, and shifted up to make a new breast. Since the artery is included in this move, it ensures that the flesh will stay alive and be nourished.
Since October has been dubbed Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I am sharing my list of items that helped me, in the hope that it can help someone else.
Here is a list of items that helped me when I came home from the hospital:
- Hospital bed or recliner to sleep in. We do not have a recliner. Our insurance would not pay for a hospital bed, so…
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