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Laura's Story

This week we want to introduce you to another incredible woman. Meet Laura Birdwell. Laura's reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Jacob Unger, is a local Nashville surgeon who we at the Chrysalis Method have had the pleasure of meeting and getting to…

BRA Day 2019

Breast reconstruction after mastectomy or lumpectomy is not a required step in treatment. However, many women are not even made aware of their reconstruction options after surgery. The Breast Reconstruction Awareness USA Campaign is run by members…
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Pam's Story

Meet Pam Pam had her annual mammogram and at the age of 60 was told she needed to come back for more testing after discovering an abnormal mass. Her entire life she had lumps referred to as mastitis in both breasts thus she had no reason for…
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Blo Blow Dry Bar

One thing we at The Chrysalis Method promote with not only our clients but all women is self care. Self-care is so important for so many reasons. When going through an experience such as breast cancer and there's barely enough time in the day…
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Tammy's Story

Meet Tammy. Please read Tammy's story in her own words below. In December 2009, I had my regular scheduled mammogram. Shortly after, I got a call that it was abnormal. They stated that I would need to come back in for a repeat mammogram and…
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The Definitive Guide to Throwing a Breast Cancer Shower

If you have someone in your life who has been diagnosed with breast cancer, you know that it’s such an emotional time. During this time, you probably want to do everything that you can to support your loved one and help her in any way that…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is October The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM). According to Wikipedia, multiple charities nationally recognize the month of October to raise awareness and funds to help with researching…
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Can I Still Breastfeed After Breast Surgery?

Whether it is possible to breastfeed after breast surgery is one of the top questions we are asked by women considering breast surgery. It's a common misconception that is impossible to breastfeed once you've had implants placed. In this post,…
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What We Learned at the Breast Brunch Ever

This weekend, we had the privilege of being surrounded by incredible women in our community who are fighting against breast cancer. The "Breast Brunch Ever" was hosted by two breast cancer survivors Angela Pacheco and Laura Birdwell, along with…
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Post-Op Bra: Will I Have to Wear One 24/7?

When you ask a woman what the highlight of her day is, you just might hear that it's when she gets home and can finally take off her bra. That moment is DEFINITELY on the highlight-worthy list. So we totally understand the cringe when we…