Breast Implant Informed Consent: Michigan, We Need Your Support!

This week marks the two year anniversary of over 80 warriors from all over the country traveling to DC to testify before the Food and Drug Administration with their personal breast implant illness experiences. These BII warriors called for labeling changes during a March 2019 FDA General and Plastic Surgery Devices Advisory Panel. These changes were to ensure that patients […]

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~420 Canna Expo~

Please join us in Mount Pleasant, Michigan for a day of celebration, cannabis education, fun, and prizes! There will be many knowledgeable speakers sharing information on a wide variety of need to know topics. From growing the plant, terpenes, cannabis business, to the science and healing. There is sure to be something for everyone.  Check out the exhibitors, and maybe even […]

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Welcome to my breast cancer journey…

Hello. Thanks for checking out my site. This blog is here in hopes of helping others. So you or someone you love can have an easier journey through cancer or chronic illness, and everyday health tips as well. I am a former expanded functions dental assistant of over twenty years. R.D.A., C.D.A., E.F.D.A.; specializing in implant surgery and restorative dentistry. I have served on every board position in my local dental organizations, including President for many years. I was also in charge of OSHA in my practice and hazardous waste management. Hobbies included playing in competitive volleyball and softball, gardening, rollerblading, fishing, boating, you name it. I have wonderful daughters that make my life amazing. And I have an amazing partner that joined me during this journey, that has been a god send and the best support person and love of my life. In 2014, I noticed a “fibrocystic lump” that was hanging around longer than normal. I watched it closely as I always had and figured it would disappear like most of them did. It did not disappear. On the eve of my 40th birthday, after a normal workout, I suddenly had a huge lump protruding from my right breast. Perhaps more than one, I could not tell. With a family history such as mine, I knew this was not a good change. It was painful to touch and even radiated pain from the mass area. It was also […]

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