Horror vs Happiness

Nearly three years ago I had my first mastectomy. My left breast was removed because a seven centimetre tumour had taken up residence in my GG cup. Despite having had a lumpectomy three weeks previously, the tumour was too large and too dispersed and so the whole breast had to go. Being told that I … Continue reading Horror vs Happiness

The one about the seeds – and growth

How a love of flowers and sowing seeds provide a metaphor for recovery from breast cancer and mastectomy. Seed n. – definition: the unit of reproduction of a flowering plant, capable of developing into another such plant. Seed n. – definition: the cause or latent beginning of a feeling, process, or condition Where to begin about my … Continue reading The one about the seeds – and growth