Boob Job: Part 5 was tough for me to read, but I devoured it one sitting. But I had to take a couple days to process the accommodations required for post-op life back at home, the tubes, the fluids, the invasiveness of the procedures, hitting rock bottom, and yes, the physical and emotional pain.
I’ve always admired cancer survivors because of what I imagined they endured, but I realize that it’s been from a safe and — I’m sad to say — detached distance. Meg, you took me there. Right there to the middle of it all.
Your strength, honesty, and the clarity of thought expressed in your writing about an experience so personal, yet shared in similar ways by millions of women, is a testament to the woman you are. Thank you for sharing your journey.
Dang it! And now I see you’ve posted Boob Job: Part 6.