Plastic Surgery Breast Reconstruction Steps

M y wonderful plastic surgeon, Dr. James Ferlmann, is a closet artist, so I asked him to draw a set of his illustrations for breast cancer MyStory to share with you.  I typed up some verbiage to explain each drawing so you can get a better idea of the surgical stages from mastectomy to total reconstruction.

There are 13 Figures to review, so start scrolling. You can also click on any of the individual photos to enlarge for more careful inspection.

Pausing

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So this year just happened…I became a grandmother…my dad passed away…I was a keynote speaker in Taiwan at a STEM […]

Mixed Blessings

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Since my last post in July the time has been filled with mixed blessings. Incredible highs and unbearable lows. Let’s […]

Pushing Beyond

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We all have limits. It’s moving beyond them that calls into question our character, inner drive and sensibilities. I can […]

On Reaching Goals

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I get giddy when I reach a goal. And then I am rudderless without another one. Goals motivate me, stretch […]

Using Your Voice

Not going to be silent

Hundreds of thousands of us marched in the Women’s March on January 21, 2017. I was one of those in […]

Something to Look Forward to

We all need something to look forward to. Note: my high school grammar teacher, Mrs. Scully would be shaking her […]