HI Bernadette, I am just now catching up on a lot of the posts. Welcome! I see you have had lots of advice and hello's! It is a great bunch here, as I am sure you have realized. Good to hear you made it through your surgery. I will say a prayer for negative nodes for you!
I live in Eastern WA, in Kennewick. Jean of WA also lives here in Kennewick. We haven't had a chance to meet yet as I was on a 2 month trip and just recently got back, but I hope to meet her soon.
I had a double mastectomy, one at a time, one being prophylactic.
I had my final reconstrution done by a wonderful plastic surgeon near you in Mountlake Terrace. You have some very good Drs in your area!
I did not have to have chemo or radiation.Ichose tohave the 2nd breast removed as I had invasive lobular and it ofter mirrors itself in the other breast. I was fortunate to have found mine early and I had neg nodes.
Keep us informed on how you are doing. We will be with you all the way. L&H, Gail
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