thoughts on recovery

it occurs to me that no one would ever respond to a person who’s face had been disfigured in, what say, a car accident that at least they got a free face lift out of it. however the “at least you got a free boob job” seems to be a surprisingly frequent response to women who’ve had reconstruction after breast cancer.

fortunately no one has ever actually said this to me within my range of hearing or in conversation, but if they did, i promise that my response would not be pretty.

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1 comment
  1. amy said:

    OMG, I can’t imagine someone saying something so callous. if anyone ever says that shit to you, i will fly down to DC and kick their ass. Good point, though, about how differently people view breast reconstruction surgery and facial reconstruction.

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