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My Boob Started Growing Lumps, So Now I Need New Bras

My boobs have always been my favorite thing about myself (sometimes tied with my hair). They’re a decent size, nearly symmetrical, and close enough to perky to satisfy me. Even when my skin sucked and my weight wasn’t what I wanted, I had my boobs. And then they let me down. At 31, I discovered […]

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How I Went From Longing for Bigger Boobs to Loving My A-Cups

I never had to think about my boobs, or lack thereof, until I started high school. One of the most awkward adjustments to high school life was taking swim lessons. Stripping down to a bathing suit in front of my classmates was mortifying, especially since the boys and girls were all together. As we all […]

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I Finally Got My Titties Fitted, and Why You Should Too

When I was a kid, I couldn’t wait to have boobs. In third grade, I stuffed my shirt with plastic eggs that came out of those crazy chicken toy vending machines. It didn’t matter to me that the top of the egg was a different size than the bottom of the egg. I wanted boobs, […]

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Flat Chested, For Real, After Breast Cancer

I felt the lump; my doctors did not. Neither my gynecologist nor my radiologist. I had a sonogram; it showed nothing. Meanwhile, I was walking around with a lump the size of an orange and could barely breathe. I knew they were wrong. My husband sang the familiar tune of, you always have to be […]

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Can a Boob Get a Tissue?

I used to walk to work. It was a lovely way to start the day. My ass and my fit-bit were quite happy with me. The only drawback was on sweltering days—it was well, less than ideal. Especially for my business casual wardrobe: a sensible semi-sheer lavender blouse, tucked into a black pencil skirt with […]

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