Hope Emerges Blog

An Update from Carol: My Nipple Reconstruction

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On the 26th September, exactly a year to the date of my mastectomy I had my final nipple tattoo (2nd of two) – and it looks amazing!! I feel I have been very fortunate with my journey. Everything seems to have gone to text book.   I was told I was a very good healer. I think this is due to a combination of reasons, genes, being physically fit, a positive attitude and the high dosage of vitamin C which my Naturopath recommend I take, once it was established I needed…read more

A New Hope Emerges

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Welcome to our Hope Emerges blog, things have definitely grown from when we launched this little project a few months ago with the aim of dispelling the fear and taboo around mastectomies and breast reconstruction. Sticking my head above the parapet, I did get it slapped by a few. Daring to bare reconstructed breasts in their natural form in an artistic, creative way seemed to upset a few. But when the only images you see of mastectomies and reconstructions are rather stark, I wanted to show another side, one that…read more