Monthly Archives: April 2015


A lovely lady from the Flat Friends UK Facebook group challenged me to find tops which were not only flattering for a post-mastectomy without-reconstruction chest but also suitable for those with lymphoedema, on the same day another lovely lady posted a lovely summer top which she had found in Sainsburys. […]

Sainsburys Tu Summer 2015


Including the swimwear that I ordered (see my swimwear posts for beach and swimming outfits) I managed to order 25 items from La Redoute; I was very restrained and returned them all! Printed Dress with Peter Pan Collar, Verdict: A loose fit flared dress with no bust darts hang nicely […]

La Redoute Spring Summer 15


I had never ordered from Simply Be before; all of the items I am wearing in these photos were size 12 (I am a size 10 generally) and seemed quite generous. For post mastectomy swimwear from Simply Be please check out my swimming and beach posts. Geometric Maxi Dress, Verdict: […]

Simply Be



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If you are looking for a costume for swimming please have a look at this. I am only focusing on the tops of the tankinis and bikinis. Finding bikinis, tankinis and one pieces for your holiday, when you have had a mastectomy and chosen not to have reconstruction nor wear […]

Swimwear For The Beach


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OK, here goes… As summer approaches I thought I ought to find some mastectomy swimwear for those of us who are flat. I would never post photos of myself like this usually but maybe this is what they mean when they talk about my ‘new normal’! As you will see, […]

Swimwear For The Pool