Always Look On The Biopsy Side Of Life

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If you’ve ever wondered what breast biopsies are like, I’m putting this out there. I’m not concerned, but the experience…

Posted by Lexa Davis Donnelly on Friday, May 29, 2015

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If you’ve ever wondered what breast biopsies are like, I’m putting this out there. I’m not concerned, but the experience…

Posted by Lexa Davis Donnelly on Friday, May 29, 2015

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The crazy, straight out of bad 80’s sci-fi, alien tissue coring device that was inserted into my left breast.
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Up close & personal. It whirs. Higher-pitched than a dental drill, yet still enough to make you go to your happy place in order to maintain.
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This is my “shit just got real” face.
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I am not even going to lie, I love those super-high-waisted jeans, but this angle…no. Also, That’s what it looks like when you’re still numbed from 9 chunks of breast tissue bring removed, and just before
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Getting my head on straight. This little trick is coming in handy lately. Deep breathing, lots of measured breaths. Don’t ruin your eye-makeup.
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This is 6 days (I think, maybe 7) post-biopsy. The bruising got just a bit worse, and took about 3 weeks to finally look right. It’s been almost a month & according to the ultrasound yesterday, I still have a blood clot.
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My zomboob. I hate you, and am going to miss you terribly, you bitch.
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How I really felt while awaiting my first consultation with the surgeon. Nice guy, friendly staff, over-decorated office, pissed off Lexa.
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Fake it till you make it.
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Before the bruising set in, it didn’t look too bad. Except for the divot.
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Seriously, not the worst thing. Yet.

When I figure out how to properly order these, I’ll do so. Till then, look! You can see my nipple while it’s still attached!

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If you’ve ever wondered what breast biopsies are like, I’m putting this out there. I’m not concerned, but the experience…

Posted by Lexa Davis Donnelly on Friday, May 29, 2015

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