Six Months After My Breast Explant…

… the really hard work begins.

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J.C. Penney catalog from the ‘80s
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Me at 4-years-old
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Lingerie section
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Swimsuit, pre-explant. Shopping as an anorexic woman with breast implants was an expensive proposition in mis-matched sizes.
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After explants, after gaining weight, after facing my fear of the swimsuit — I have a different, more flat-chested figure. (Please excuse the weird angle. I’m not a proficient selfie taker and I was trying to keep the focus on the boobs).
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The recent evolution of my breasts: the day before explant (top), the week after (middle), and today, six months later
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My Lover sometimes sends me the kind of messages I never got when I was a little girl.

Mama, writer, lover, fighter — I wear my heart on my sleeve because my pants pockets are too small. www.ajkaywriter.com

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