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Hey guys!! WELCOME!!!

SO! Here it is - you are the first to be informed about the status and fight against my breast cancer! I am so excited to get this blog going!! Serious as cancer, whatever! I'm pretty damn sure this will be behind me real ...

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Understanding Grief and Accepting It

What is critical about getting through a battle or struggle, is to accept it. It is normal to feel shock when you or your loved one is diagnosed, is about to be diagnosed or is in the process of going through therapy. ...

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Awareness Month

I want to start off explaining how much I love how everyone get's so involved in the Breast Cancer Awareness month of October. There is an incredible amount of support out there. Schools, gyms, sports, organizations, ...

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Breast Expanders: Before Implant & Breast Reconstruction VIDEO

Friday, September 20th was the big day for my final breast reconstruction. Before we left, I decided to record a video of what the breast expanders look like and how uncomfortable they really are...and there are MAGNETS ...

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Update on everything: Hospital stay, hives, ulcers, nodules, chorded veins, OH MY!

I have SO much to talk about that I'd rather just video blog about it!! Click the link/photo below to watch: (btw..I have just watched a killer tutorial on the make-up technique I'm wearing...click here to ...

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“Alyssa!! We want more blogs!!”

One of the biggest reasons I have silently realized about not posting during chemo, is that by blogging about it...I'd be reliving it again. I'm not going to lie, it was hell on earth. But I'm back now, and I have taken ...