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justsayom

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I am a yoga lover, hence my profile name. I recently found out that I have the BRCA (Breast Cancer) mutation. So, I decided that I wanted to help others who are going through this journey.

I also love to travel, spend time outdoors, try new restaurants, movies, shop ( even it is just window shopping) and hang out with friends and family.

 

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    My Bilateral Mastectomy Week 2 Post-op

    2 years ago

    My drains were removed 10 days after my surgery. The removal wasn’t too bad, since they removed all 4 drains at one time. After this, I was permitted to take a shower. This was the first thing I did when I got...

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    My Bilateral Mastectomy: Week 1 Post-op

    2 years ago

    The doctors’ primary concerns when you wake up in recovery are your levels of pain and nausea. I wasn’t nauseous and had a mild soreness in my chest. I had a makeshift padded bra on and 4 drains coming...

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    How do I prepare for a mastectomy? Eight tips

    2 years ago

    Nothing can completely prepare you for the unknown, but, from my own experiences, I would like to share my knowledge and perspective. Your doctor’s office will ask for a current breast MRI and standard blood...

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    Okay, you're BRCA positive, now what? Seven things to do

    2 years ago

    This is an important first step. A genetic counselor will discuss the ins and outs of the BRCA(Breast Cancer) mutation, from statistics to family history to screening. Talk to your gynecologist about finding one in your...

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