Upfront Declaration: Today’s post is not for everyone. But because trust is about listening to your intuition, paying attention to the voice inside, then doing what you are called to do, I’ve chosen to share the video below and the topic of nipple sparing mastectomy with you today. If you or someone you love is ever diagnosed with breast cancer, this topic will be HUGE.
Why So Taboo?
Nipples aren’t something we talk about in public. We all have them, it’s not like they’re gender specific. Yet, how interesting we’re able to say breast or penis with less awkwardness than we say nipple. For whatever reason, we shy away from the word.
Because the whole topic of nipples is so taboo, I bet many of you don’t know that when a woman has a unilateral or bilateral mastectomy, she typically does not get to keep her nipples. And for those who do happen to know this fact, have you ever stopped to contemplate what that really means… that a woman cannot keep her nipples?
Who would want to contemplate that? It’s much more comfortable on everyone to just not think about it.
But we’re going to.Continue Reading