This is a wonderful post featured in Freshly Pressed. The author, Blog Woman, recounts her reactions to the story about a brave young woman who posted some honest pictures on Facebook showing exactly what breast cancer and the surgeries to save her life, have done to her body.
I read the original article and Blog Woman’s response to it. To me, both these woman are brave, beautiful and so very inspirational! Please, take a moment to read them. I promise, you won’t be sorry! 🙂
I came across a Huffington post about a woman who posted pictures of herself on her Facebook wall that caused a collapse in her social circle. The headline said “When Beth Posted These Images on Facebook, 103 People Unfriended Her”.
The headline effectively grabbed my attention, but what the story really did was zero in on the heart of one of my own deepest fears. It cut to a deep vulnerability that even I don’t fully understand, but it’s one that has held me back from engaging as fully in life as I possibly could. I can’t do that until I can somehow get to a place of true peace about it.
The pictures that Beth Whaanga, the woman in the Huffington piece, posted were semi-nude images of herself featuring her scars from a double mastectomy and a hysterectomy. They were taken by a photographer leading a project called,
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