My Flat Friends

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Where we raise awareness for those who choose not to reconstruct. If you know of a person, story, or web site with great content, featuring Flatties, contact me. I would love to see MORE representation for Unis!! This board originally started through Melanie Testa's efforts to raise awareness for the flat reconstructive option by way of making 'breast pockets', an artful means to discuss being breast free. http://www.quiltingdaily.com/content/ReaderChallenges.aspx

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PinK: Flat-out fabulous: More women are sharing why they delayed or rejected reconstruction - Lifestyle - Hendersonville Times-News - Hendersonville, NC

‘Going Flat’ After Breast Cancer - Some women are choosing to defy medical advice and social convention after mastectomies, saying they would rather live without breasts than undergo more surgery. Breast Cancer Survivor, Breast Cancer Awareness, Bilateral Mastectomy, Scar Tattoo, Cancer Tattoos, Stubborn Belly Fat, Cover Up Tattoos, Tattoos For Women, Beautiful

The Art of Transformation After a Cancer Diagnosis

After surgery for breast cancer or its prevention, tattoos can bring beauty, confidence and renewal.

12 women go public to reveal scars, reconstructive surgery. Breast Cancer Survivor, Breast Cancer Awareness, Ultrasound Tech, Women Names, Other Woman, Maternity Session, We The People, Looking For Women, Surgery

Claire Project Features Breast Cancer Survivors in Black and White Photos

12 women go public to reveal scars and reconstructive surgery following mastectomies

Our skin tells a story that deserves the best care. Dove Body Wash’s new formula, with skin-natural moisturizers, works with your skin to provide proven last. Dove Body Wash, Youtube S, Cool Photos, Amazing Photos, Natural Moisturizer, Natural Skin, Your Skin, Breast, Flat

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Our skin tells a story that deserves the best care. Dove Body Wash’s new formula, with skin-natural moisturizers, works with your skin to provide proven last...

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Growing community of breast cancer survivors deciding to 'go flat'

There is a growing community of breast cancer survivors called the Flat Movement.

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The Grace Project on Instagram: “So proud to pick up the #print copy of @chronogram magazine featuring the #graceproject today. Thank you @marita_doyon for the #beautiful…”

35 Likes, 3 Comments - The Grace Project (@800goddesses) on Instagram: “So proud to pick up the #print copy of @chronogram magazine featuring the #graceproject today.…”

Un poco de poderío para el miércoles XubraWoman. 💛💪😎 Gracias a @this.is.ms.rosewater por esta foto que nos transmite fuerza. 😍 La vimos en… Breast, Closure, Flat, Friends, Instagram, Women, Fashion, Strength, Thanks

Xubra Moda post cáncer de mama on Instagram: “Un poco de poderío para el miércoles XubraWoman. 💛💪😎 Gracias a @this.is.ms.rosewater por esta foto que nos transmite fuerza. 😍 La vimos en…”

109 Likes, 4 Comments - Xubra Moda post cáncer de mama (@xubrawoman) on Instagram: “Un poco de poderío para el miércoles XubraWoman. 💛💪😎 Gracias a @this.is.ms.rosewater por esta foto…”

A photo essay questioning sexuality and femininity with or without breast Intimate Photos, Human Connection, Many Men, Photo Story, Photo Series, Photo Essay, Femininity, Vulnerability, Breast Cancer

ANDRO/GYNE — Flaunt Magazine

A photo essay questioning sexuality and femininity with or without breast

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Flaunt Magazine on Instagram: “What makes a woman?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ANDRO/GYNE is an intimate photo essay that without words and through an alluring, artistic lens,…”

2,840 Likes, 50 Comments - Flaunt Magazine (@flauntmagazine) on Instagram: “What makes a woman?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ANDRO/GYNE is an intimate photo essay that without words and…”

Going Flat: Breast Cancer, Mastectomy and the Politics of Choice - Imaginations

Going Flat: Breast Cancer, Mastectomy and the Politics of Choice - Imaginations

Table of Con­tents | Arti­cle doi: 10.17742/IMAGE.BR.11.1.4 | PDF Going Flat: Breast Cancer, Mastectomy and the Politics of Choice Abi­gail B. Bakan Abstract: Breast can­cer, if it advances, is life threat­en­ing. It is also wide­spread. My life was changed when I was diag­nosed with breast can­cer. There was much that I did not expect, includ­ing a hege­mon­ic cul­ture […]

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A first-of-its-kind bra designed specifically for those who are recovering from a unilateral mastectomy. The Holdster allows for unilateral support while allowing the surgery site to breathe and heal. Supportive construction with reversible design work regardless of which breast was removed. Adjustable hooks at side al

The flat movement was a fringe society and I wanted to be part of that “fuck the world,” “I dare you” movement. Sink Skirt, Body Grow, It Crowd, Cut Up, Prom Queens, I Dare You, Something Beautiful, Out Loud, Fashion Advice

Deciding to Live Out Loud with Only One Breast

The flat movement was a fringe society and I wanted to be part of that “fuck the world,” “I dare you” movement.

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Deciding to Live Out Loud with Only One Breast

The flat movement was a fringe society and I wanted to be part of that “fuck the world,” “I dare you” movement.

I recently received this message that made my heart swoon: “Visibility is a commitment that requires bold steadfast courage and humility. Your work brings to the forefront body validat… Feminist Issues, New York Studio, My Muse, Beautiful Soul, Our Body, Our Life, Vulnerability, Breast Cancer, Like You

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I recently received this message that made my heart swoon: “Visibility is a commitment that requires bold steadfast courage and humility. Your work brings to the forefront body validat…

Ablatio mammae - Selbstbewusst ohne Brust e. V. - prinzessin-uffm-berschs Webseite! Breast, Flat, Friends, Decision Making, Rib Cage, Self Awareness, Website, Princess, Bass

Ablatio mammae - Selbstbewusst ohne Brust e. V.

Ich heiße Grit, bin 43 Jahre jung und hatte 2016 einen Triple negativen Tumor in meiner linken Brust. Schnell wurde klar, dass ich meine Brüste nicht behalten darf, da man bei mir den BRCA1 Gendefekt diagnostizierte. Das Risiko einer erneuten Brustkrebserkrankung war somit einfach zu hoch. Was also nun tun? Um mich herum war irgendwie jedem völlig glasklar, was jetzt folgt. Logo! Rekonstruktion! Ist doch heutzutage alles machbar! Gar kein Problem! Mmmmmh, oder doch? Mein Bauchgefühl sagte…

NIVEA Milk Nutritiva 'Es tiempo de recompensar tu piel' (2020) - YouTube Breast, Flat, Friends, Youtube, Women, Fur, Bass, Amigos, Women's

NIVEA Milk Nutritiva 'Es tiempo de recompensar tu piel' (2020)

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