Warning. If you have no desire to read about the realities of mammograms (or aging), do not read today's post.
I had my annual mammogram today. The nice tech lady who did the honors kept me in reality, lest I was feeling young and cute today.
I told her that I had had a little tenderness and showed her where. She nicely told me that my issues might just be "gravity". Yes. She did. I swear she said that. Gravity.
She was then kind enough to tell me that any tenderness could be hormonal and that considering my age, I could just be approaching "the change." Yes. She said that. The Change.
Then, after gently slapping one of my breasts up on the shelf, she informed me that my breasts aren't too heavy like some women's. She said that some women have "watermelons". Yes. She did. She said that. In fact, she said "Some women's breasts are like watermelons and I don't know how they get out of bed in the morning with all that weight." Seriously!
After looking at my films, she said that I do still have some breast tissue which is dense, but not to worry. That dense breast tissue would soon go away with age and be replaced with fat.
She told me about her loss of sight and her gain of weight due to her advanced age of 50 something. You have got to be kidding. How did I draw this ray of sunshine?
Here's hoping that your next mammo is not as entertaining as mine! Seriously.
Happy Healthy Breast Day!
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