Art exhibition, TV, book and a cover of a magazine!

On all channels I truly got the chance to show my “new” body this past 6 months and it’s been a blast. For me this entire waltz has been more than backwards, I’ve never been so confident in my overall appearance and general existence in this world as in the time following my unilateral mastectomy. I can’t imagining putting on the confidence to be naked on national TV before the surgery – but now it was more or less a walk in the park. The things that would challenge my confidence before seems minor and unimportant now.

On holiday with my family, turning a lot of heads in Paris being confidently flat.

The response has been overwhelmingly positive and I feel honored to get the chance to show diversity in body images in the opportunities given to me. I always say that cancer wasn’t a blessing and it wasn’t a curse; it just was. But I can’t help feeling like I’m more me after the surgery; as if this is how I was intended to be. It just fits me so inconceivably well.

Birthday present from my husband and two kids, a secret magic Amazonian Uniboob stone, in my favorite color naturally

The people in my life that understand this part of me are the ones that plays a vital part in my life. Of course a lot of people don’t get it, but I don’t need everyone to like – or even to understand – me. Not the least because I’m already surrounded by so many loving and caring people that support me more than I could ever wish for. Not the least my husband, daughter and son that thinks that it’s nothing but cool to see me naked everywhere, supporting me unconditionally in all my endeavors.

I’ve summed up all the different projects I’ve participated in below. Click on pictures for more details.

Photo exhibition by Anne Marie Jo who took the most amazing pics of me and other patients with scars for her photo examination project
Big interview and featuring the cover in the official magazine of the Danish Breast Cancer Organization
Danish public television program for children called “DR Ultra smider tøjet”, DR Ultra gets naked, on an episode featuring boobs
The Body Book by Sex & Samfund. A compilation of different bodies in a book; offering an alternative to the retouched stereotypical body as the only naked body available

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