Vol. 4.2 - It's My Body, Boobs Body image and breast cancer… many things that define women as sexual beings are affected with breast cancer. Whether a lumpectomy or mastectomy, your body is altered, scarred, and changed. My last blog post focused on hair and self-image… and how hair is tied to our perception of beauty. Hair is MINOR compared to breasts. Boobs are everywhere. Think about what things our culture contributes to female sexiness. A great set of boobs is seen as one of the essential parts of female beauty in our society. There were countless images I found, both pornographic and satirical, when I googled breasts. No wonder we have so many issues with our boobs! Unfortunately, women have worry about their physical appearance constantly. Breast cancer affects all or almost all of the things that make women feel like women… it takes what socially defines us as attractive… and it is hard. These repercussions of breast cancer can make you question your own self-imag
My saga is currently fighting Triple Negative Breast Cancer with NO Primary Tumor as well as surviving ER/PR+ Invasive Ductal Carcinoma in 2013. I have a twisted sense of humor and have tried to continue that laughter and optimism on my journey.