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Permanent Nipple Tattoos

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    Second Base After putting off my nipple tattoos for over a year, there was finally a reason to get them done. I was in, what I called, a “nipple emergency!” “I need my nipples,” I told my friend over lunch wraps. “I didn’t care before, but now I want to look real.” It was not a coincidence that the timing of my revelation came after […]

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    March 10, 2014
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    “It’s like a cupcake with no icing. That is the only analogy I can think of right now,” said Valeri. “Why would any woman want to go through the entire reconstruction process and not want to top it off with this?” Yes, Valeri is spelled without the “e,” honoring her Italian heritage. Her parents conceived her in Rome just prior to immigrating to America 58 years ago. […]

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    March 10, 2014
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    I had no desire to get nipples until my daughter was born. Only then did I feel motivated to finish the blank canvas that was created after my 2006 mastectomy.  Prior to my surprise pregnancy, it did not matter to me or to my husband that my reconstructed breast mounds were bare. I liked the freedom of not having to wear a bra, […]

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    March 10, 2014
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    I have to admit—when I thought about getting nipple tattoos there was a part of me that did not want yet another procedure or yet another doctor, nurse or therapist touching my body! After a 14-month journey through bilateral mastectomy, chemotherapy, tissue expanders, implant exchange surgery, nipple reconstruction, lymphedema and physical therapy for shoulder tendonitis—I was DONE. The LAST thing I wanted was […]