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Confronting Cancer Part 3: Getting Past the Pain

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Posted on April 3rd, 2008 at 3:57 pm

In Getting Past the Pain, nurse Meg Gaffney is committed to getting the best care as she battles breast cancer, but she does have one fear: pain. And as we found out, even Meg didn't know how bad it would get.

Miss other episodes?
Confronting Cancer Part 1: Meet Meg
Confronting Cancer Part 2: Inside the Operating Room
Confronting Cancer Part 4: Looking for a P"art"ner
Confronting Cancer Part 5: Making Connections
Confronting Cancer Part 6: The Next Adventure
Confronting Cancer Part 7: Facing the New Meg
Confronting Cancer Part 8: A Blank Canvas
Confronting Cancer Part 9: Surprise!


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Total Length: 04:35 Views: 5,765 Comments: 2 Favorited: 2 Rating: 5 Votes: 5

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Health - Cancer
GB Topics - Cancer Survivors
Health - Women
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reconstruction - surgery - meg gaffney - plastic surgery - bilateral mastectomy - breast cancer - cancer - pain



Health - Cancer, GB Topics - Cancer Survivors, Health - Women, GB Topics


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  • Posted 5:46pm January 19th, 2009
    Hi Meg. I was browsing the net looking for a tattoo artist who would finish my breast reconstruction and your name popped up as someone searching ,too. I've waited almost a year to see how much the grafts would fade and fade they did. Did you have any luck finding someone to do this for you? I live in Orlando but would go within the state for help. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Hope you are doing well after your journey. And a long one it's been but worth it.     Annabelle C.


  • Posted 12:31pm January 13th, 2009
    Meg, I have been following you every step of the way and have learned a great deal from your experience. I started my journey in June '07 and due to many complications have had to endure until Jan. 23rd when I will finally have the surgery to place the implants. I am ready and so is the bottle of pain pills! It is a long story of what the last year and a half has been and I hope no one ever has to go through my experience. I hope you are doing well now and be in touch to chat. Blessings and thanks.




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