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I was heading in to schedule my second round of fat transfer surgery but, as usual, was happy to discuss my chest with another BC buddy (and her husband, as it turned out).
It’s so important to have safe, supportive places like this where patients can bond and bare all. I was standing in line to check in at the plastic surgeon’s last week when a woman tapped me on the shoulder. “Did you write about your breast reconstruction for the University of Washington alumni magazine?I was very self conscious and wouldn't allow him to look or touch be from the waist up. It took me four years, and the help of a support group I joined of women going through something similar, to get back out there.I'm thankful for his patience and acceptance, but my personal adventure toward being comfortable having sex again took over two years." - Michelle S., 43 "After my mastectomy, I gave up on dating. Since all of this, I haven't gotten remarried, but I did find myself in two long relationships, where both men were completely okay with my body and my lack of breasts.About a year after it happened, I met a guy (through a friend of a friend) and we really had a great time with each other.We took things pretty slowly, but when we finally decided to get intimate, I had a hard time accepting my body, and figuring out how to lose myself in the romance.