Knitted Knockers Kit
Six months after losing my right breast to cancer, I was invited to a party at the latest hot boite. Now, I usually avoid such places, preferring to spend my evenings at home, knitting hemp climbing gyms for my son's pet snake or felted fishbowl warmers for my daughter's Siamese fighting fish, but I needed a change of scene. Finding the right outfit was a no-brainer. I have closet full of leather dresses and high heeled boots from my days as a Yarn Dom; "Get that sock finished NOW, you badly carded piece of roving or else! I went to every mastectomy boutique and medical supply store in the city. There were titties of every shape, size and skin color from beige to dark brown but none were what I wanted -- perky, cute and comfortable.
Breast Prostheses Options After Breast Cancer
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After having a mastectomy or lumpectomy for breast cancer, you may want to use an external breast prosthesis. Prostheses, also called breast forms, come in many sizes and shapes, are made from a few different materials, and vary in price. They can be used instead of or prior to surgical breast reconstruction. While many women may want a breast prosthesis for aesthetic and emotional reasons, there are other practical benefits to getting one.