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shower mastectomy
Andrea's Journey

Showering Before and After Mastectomy

ITEMS MENTIONED: Amika Bust Your Brass Shampoo for Blondes – Amika Bust Your Brass Conditioner – It’s a 10 Hair Mask – Aveeno Skin Relief Body Wash – Hibiclens – Back Washer – Lanyard –…

August 17, 2019
mastectomy hospital bag
Andrea's Journey

What To Pack in Hospital Bag for Mastectomy Surgery

WHAT I’M WEARING: Hat – Tshirt – WHAT’S IN MY HOSPITAL BAG: Pink Fleece and Sherpa Blanket – Comfy Non-Slip Socks – Black Short Sleeve Hoodie Zip Up with drain pockets – Black Long Sleeve Hoodie Zip Up with…

August 14, 2019
mastectomy surgery recovery shopping haul
Andrea's Journey

Mastectomy Shopping Haul

Here are some things I purchased for my mastecomy and breast reconstruction recovery: BREAST CANCER HAUL: Back Scratcher – Lanyard – Safety Pins- Pink Pockets – Chloreseptic – Dulcolax – Eos Lip Balm – Medicine Organizer –…

August 10, 2019
Kelley's Journey

Let’s Talk About Mastectomy and Nipples

So, I no longer have nipples and initially I thought that was going to be really hard for me and my husband! First, my husband is so great with me being healthy and happy, he did not think twice about this issue! You can…

July 22, 2019
david song md georgetown
Andrea's Journey

Selecting My Plastic Surgeon: David H. Song, MD

Dr. Tousimis referred me to her colleague Dr. David H. Song who is MedStar Health’s Physician Executive Director for MedStar Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Academic Chair for the Department of Plastic Surgery at Georgetown University Medical Center. An internationally recognized expert in plastic…

June 27, 2019
lumpectomy vs mastectomy
Andrea's Journey

Lumpectomy vs. Mastectomy

All breast cancer patients have choices that they have to make. One of the first questions a breast cancer patient has to answer is: lumpectomy or mastectomy? With a lumpectomy, the breast cancer tumor and a narrow margin around it is removed, and with…

June 26, 2019