A Letter to My 16-Year-Old Self About Breasts

Dear E, Surprised to hear from your 60-year-old self? After several decades of boob ownership, I thought it might be useful to share some advice about breasts. We have them in common, but I don’t feel the same way about them as I did at your age. Bras aren’t everything. You can’t measure your breast self-worth […]

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Freya Deco Strapless image via Bare Necessities

7 Life Hacks Learned From My Breasts

I know what you’re thinking. Breasts have no moving parts, so how can they hold any shortcuts to living a happy and productive life? The female breast has been worshipped and adored for thousands of years. Yet scientists know little about them. No one knows what keeps them up, or why they appear on our bodies long […]

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breast implants

Why Women Get Breast Implants: Real Reasons

Why do women get breast implants? It’s the No 1 cosmetic surgery in the US, even though it carries with it the burden of judgment and dismissal. So what’s driving these women? Are they young and insecure? Superficial? Desperate? The answers might surprise you. Of the 300,000 implant procedures in the US in 2013 (up […]

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breast lift surgery

Breast Lift Surgery Surprises

Its been nearly 10 years since my cosmetic breast lift surgery. I had been working out in the gym regularly. I lost weight and found I could tone and firm any part of my body—except my post-pregnancy boobs. I decided to have breast lift surgery (or mastopexy) in early 2005 to restore them to their […]

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post-menopausal breasts

My Post-Menopausal Breasts: What's Not to Love?

My breasts remind me of raising my children. Just when I got used to one babe’s latest developmental stage, be it sitting up, walking, or sleeping through the night, I’d be forced to adjust to some new normal. After multiple pregnancies and nursing stints, weight gains and losses, followed by breast lift surgery six years […]

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