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December 2, 2018

Hello again! Well it's been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride. Overall since my explant surgery on Dec 18, 2017 things have improved drastically. The decision to remove my implants was definitely the right decision for me, however, I'm potentially faced with ANOTHER expensive surgery because I did not have a surgeon that explanted properly by removing the ENTIRE capsule (only part).

For those that don't know, proper explant is REALLY crucial for a number of reasons. The capsules are formed by your body as a response to the foreign body, it's kind of like your body trying to wall it off to protect you. It's SMART! This tissue can continue to be deemed a "foreign body" itself, because the body really doesn't know it's your own tissue. The other thing is that the capsule has the bleed off from your b...

May 19, 2018

I've continued to track my symptoms but haven't blogged them yet. It's been up and down the last few weeks with some detox cycles and then of course, I decided to wean myself off Lexapro (Anti-Anxiety medication) because I didn't feel it served me, in fact I felt it was inhibiting my healing progress. (I also found out the company that made it was fined over $300 Million for marketing for unapproved purposes, paying kickbacks to doctors, and failing to disclose/hiding negative clinical/research data.... AND THEN I found out that ALLERGAN bought them out, Allergan is the company that made my breast implants........ so weaning off was critical to me!)

Withdrawal symptoms were no joke. Dizzy spells, severe nausea, migraine headaches, hot flashes, profuse sweating, insomnia, irritability and some brain fo...

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