Happiness is…

Healing.

Eleven days after my First Surgery

This gruesome* photo was taken 11 days after my first surgery (Oct. 26, 2009, lumpectomy and sentinel lymph node removal).

* don’t click if you’re squeamish

Four months after my Second Surgery

This much less gruesome* photo was taken exactly 4 months after my second surgery (Nov. 13, 2009, complete auxilliary lymph node removal).

* don’t click if you’re squeamish

Unbelievable. I am so grateful to the magic of the human body.

About Andrea

Andrea Ross was diagnosed with breast cancer October 6, 2009 and intends to survive and thrive. You can read more from Andrea here.

  • Hey Andrea! Looking great!! I've got a great book to lend you at the store!

  • Thanks, Ryan!

  • Isabelle

    Don't know what I am looking at but looks painful…I much, much, much prefer the “after” shot…You look like a triathlete! But thanks for showing these moments. Taking it all in…”for better or for worse” as you say.

  • Isabelle

    Don’t know what I am looking at but looks painful…I much, much, much prefer the “after” shot…You look like a triathlete! But thanks for showing these moments. Taking it all in…”for better or for worse” as you say.

  • Hey Isabelle

    Thanks. The gruesome shots are my incisions ( lumpectomy on upper
    breast, various lymph node removal scars under my right arm)

  • Hey IsabellernrnThanks. The gruesome shots are my incisions ( lumpectomy on upper rnbreast, various lymph node removal scars under my right arm)

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