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December 4, 2017

"Breast implant illness is a period of sickness affecting the body caused by silicone or saline breast implants. Symptoms of breast implant illness vary from body to body due to personal differences, the type of breast implants and the progression of the illness however it appears that a few symptoms show up a little earlier and more consistently such as fatigue/low energy, cognitive dysfunction (brain fog, memory loss), headaches, joint and muscle pain, hair loss, recurring infections, swollen lymph nodes and swollen glands, rashes, IBS, problems with thyroid and adrenals." (Quoted from Healing Breast Implant Illness.com by Nicole Daruda)

Nicole Daruda has done an incredible job raising awareness for BII through her website, Healing Breast Implant Illness and she is also the founder of Healing Breast...

December 3, 2017

I keep this pretty simplistic in writing style just to cover the details. It's more for reference and perspective to look back on in the days, weeks and months (and years) ahead to monitor my own health progress and see any differences. It's so much harder to go back on memory (And less reliable) hence the reason I am documenting what happens each day. I usually make notes on a piece of paper throughout the day as they occur so I don't forget later on. 

Nov 25 - Woke up with really swollen face again today, even bags under my eyes were puffed out. Runny nose. Sneezing. Watery, puffy eyes. Tight/swollen hands.Trouble swallowing, literally felt like something IS stuck in my throat. Took about an hour to clear that sensation. Itchy arms (despite slathering lotion on!!!). Feel REALLY tired, went to b...

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