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Question for the Ladies

herdizziness
herdizziness Member Posts: 3,624
edited February 2011 in Colorectal Cancer #1
Now I've got this lovely scar from my two bottom ribs to below my belly button, I've noticed a bit of a problem, when I get out of bed, the scars hurt because of the weight of my tatas, after I put a bra on, it's so much better except for the bra resting on the scar which of course doesn't feel all that great either.
Anyone else have this problem and what did you do to solve it. Besides asking your doctor to call it a medical problem and get a nice new set of tatas that wouldn't require a bra.
Winter Marie

Comments

  • Nana b
    Nana b Member Posts: 3,030
    A soft sports bra worked for
    A soft sports bra worked for me.
  • Lovekitties
    Lovekitties Member Posts: 3,364
    How about...
    How about using a sports bra? Something to give you the support you need but also a bit less abrasive on the scar.

    If all else fails, pass this on to Kerry S and ask his 'scarey old lady' to come up with a solution for you...lol. She seems to rise to the occasion!

    Hope you can get some relief soon.

    Hugs,

    the other Marie
  • idlehunters
    idlehunters Member Posts: 1,787
    Nana b said:

    A soft sports bra worked for
    A soft sports bra worked for me.

    What????
    tatas have weight????? I have been robbed!!!! Sorry Dizz...can't help ya out on this one...LOL

    Jennie
  • Jaylo969
    Jaylo969 Member Posts: 824
    I just had to jump in here...
    Don't know why, because I have never had a problem with my tatas weighing too much. Flat as a fritter I am. But your post activated my giggle-box and I had this picture in my mind of having weighty tatas. Oh well, I can dream:)

    On a more serious note, my scars get tight and sore sometimes too. I am decorated from my diaphragm to the top of my pelvis, but the section above my navel is the section that always hurts and is still rather ropey feeling.I do use cocoa butter oil on it and maybe it helps some.

    Sorry I didn't have any good advice.
    -Pat
  • herdizziness
    herdizziness Member Posts: 3,624
    Jaylo969 said:

    I just had to jump in here...
    Don't know why, because I have never had a problem with my tatas weighing too much. Flat as a fritter I am. But your post activated my giggle-box and I had this picture in my mind of having weighty tatas. Oh well, I can dream:)

    On a more serious note, my scars get tight and sore sometimes too. I am decorated from my diaphragm to the top of my pelvis, but the section above my navel is the section that always hurts and is still rather ropey feeling.I do use cocoa butter oil on it and maybe it helps some.

    Sorry I didn't have any good advice.
    -Pat

    Coca Butter Oil
    I think I'll give that a try on my scar too.
    Thanks Pat
  • herdizziness
    herdizziness Member Posts: 3,624
    All Right
    Two votes for Sports Bra's and two votes for Training Bra.
    Thank you, I'll give the Sports Bra a try.
    Winter Marie
  • CherylHutch
    CherylHutch Member Posts: 1,375

    All Right
    Two votes for Sports Bra's and two votes for Training Bra.
    Thank you, I'll give the Sports Bra a try.
    Winter Marie

    Duct Tape!!! :D
    Tape those tatas down with Duct tape so they don't bounce on top of your scars :D:D

    Duct tape is good for everything! LOL!

    Cheryl
  • herdizziness
    herdizziness Member Posts: 3,624

    Duct Tape!!! :D
    Tape those tatas down with Duct tape so they don't bounce on top of your scars :D:D

    Duct tape is good for everything! LOL!

    Cheryl

    Good thing
    I was thinking taping them UP would be the better idea.
  • allmost60
    allmost60 Member Posts: 3,178

    Good thing
    I was thinking taping them UP would be the better idea.

    hahaha!
    Too funny..can't sleep and lurked on your board and just keep laughing my butt off. I would get like you when taking the nasty prednisone on the week of chemo..up all night just praying there was someone to talk with on those sleepless nights. Funny ladies...thanks for the laugh! Love...Sue (FNHL-2-3A-6/10)
  • Buzzard
    Buzzard Member Posts: 3,043

    Good thing
    I was thinking taping them UP would be the better idea.

    Im not a lady but I just couldn't stand it.............
    OK, I have decided that I would surrender and do what any good american citizen would do for our country....I will volunteer to hold em up only til there healed and not a second longer for anyone that needs help, I mean, we all gotta help each other and I guess it don't matter how long as we try.....and don't tell me that ya'll didn't think that most all of us in here wasn't gonna read this......"GIRLS ONLY".....Thas the first thing I read when I opened the site up earlier...sorry, just being a buzzard I guess.......
  • herdizziness
    herdizziness Member Posts: 3,624
    allmost60 said:

    hahaha!
    Too funny..can't sleep and lurked on your board and just keep laughing my butt off. I would get like you when taking the nasty prednisone on the week of chemo..up all night just praying there was someone to talk with on those sleepless nights. Funny ladies...thanks for the laugh! Love...Sue (FNHL-2-3A-6/10)

    Sue
    Darn it, I'm glad my Tatas were good for something!!!! I laugh at the darn things almost everyday myself!!! Up, I tell them UP, yet, they still face the way of gravity dang it!!!
    Enjoy the laughter, I've been!!
    Winter Marie
  • CherylHutch
    CherylHutch Member Posts: 1,375
    allmost60 said:

    hahaha!
    Too funny..can't sleep and lurked on your board and just keep laughing my butt off. I would get like you when taking the nasty prednisone on the week of chemo..up all night just praying there was someone to talk with on those sleepless nights. Funny ladies...thanks for the laugh! Love...Sue (FNHL-2-3A-6/10)

    Hey Sue!
    Feel free to pop in late at night anytime... someone is usually always about. Looks like we are on the search for duct tape to tape down the tatas :D

    But, I really must head to get some zzzzzzzz's. It's almost 1:30am here on the west coast of Canada. Where abouts are you that you are up so early (or is that up so late because you haven't gone to bed yet??) LOL!!

    Cheryl
  • herdizziness
    herdizziness Member Posts: 3,624
    Buzzard said:

    Im not a lady but I just couldn't stand it.............
    OK, I have decided that I would surrender and do what any good american citizen would do for our country....I will volunteer to hold em up only til there healed and not a second longer for anyone that needs help, I mean, we all gotta help each other and I guess it don't matter how long as we try.....and don't tell me that ya'll didn't think that most all of us in here wasn't gonna read this......"GIRLS ONLY".....Thas the first thing I read when I opened the site up earlier...sorry, just being a buzzard I guess.......

    It's 1:21 AM
    and I just woke up the hubby, the son, the future daughter-in-law, the baby, all from the laughter of reading your post!!!!
    ROFLMAO BUZZ!!!!!
    Winter Marie
  • allmost60
    allmost60 Member Posts: 3,178

    Hey Sue!
    Feel free to pop in late at night anytime... someone is usually always about. Looks like we are on the search for duct tape to tape down the tatas :D

    But, I really must head to get some zzzzzzzz's. It's almost 1:30am here on the west coast of Canada. Where abouts are you that you are up so early (or is that up so late because you haven't gone to bed yet??) LOL!!

    Cheryl

    Washington State
    I live in Yakima Washington...so it's 1:27 here. I'm retired so I don't have to worry about getting up for work, and if I get 6 hours sleep a night then I'm good to go. I'm always checking in on your group daily...fun loving good people indeed. Many many nights after first being dx'd in June, this group took my mind off of my fears and worries.
    Love...Sue
    P.S Band aids would secure my tata's in place...ha!(TMI?)..ha!
  • herdizziness
    herdizziness Member Posts: 3,624
    allmost60 said:

    Washington State
    I live in Yakima Washington...so it's 1:27 here. I'm retired so I don't have to worry about getting up for work, and if I get 6 hours sleep a night then I'm good to go. I'm always checking in on your group daily...fun loving good people indeed. Many many nights after first being dx'd in June, this group took my mind off of my fears and worries.
    Love...Sue
    P.S Band aids would secure my tata's in place...ha!(TMI?)..ha!

    ROFLMAO
    Bandaids??
    I swear many eons ago I prayed to the Heavens Above to give me very small Tata's, I had seen a sight that no 8 year old should see (well my opinion, I was scarred for life) was a woman of humongous size tatas breast feeding her child.
    It was then and there I prayed, and I prayed hard, I wanted nothing less then very tiny tatas, I did NOT want large ones, no thank you.
    For most of my life I was a nice 36B, then menopause, I don't know exactly what happened but those babies went grade AAA large economy size. YIKES!!!
    So I'm now seriously thinking about the duct taping in the upwards position, I hear they have pink duct tape now.
  • allmost60
    allmost60 Member Posts: 3,178

    ROFLMAO
    Bandaids??
    I swear many eons ago I prayed to the Heavens Above to give me very small Tata's, I had seen a sight that no 8 year old should see (well my opinion, I was scarred for life) was a woman of humongous size tatas breast feeding her child.
    It was then and there I prayed, and I prayed hard, I wanted nothing less then very tiny tatas, I did NOT want large ones, no thank you.
    For most of my life I was a nice 36B, then menopause, I don't know exactly what happened but those babies went grade AAA large economy size. YIKES!!!
    So I'm now seriously thinking about the duct taping in the upwards position, I hear they have pink duct tape now.

    Facing the wrong way...
    When they were passed out I must have been facing the wrong way..puberty..child berthing nor menopause made a darn bit of differance. My youngest son darn near starved to death just trying to find them during breast feedings...hahaha! I'm 60 now and could care less and after 32 years of a wonderful marriage hubby obviously didn't give a hooter..oops..I mean hoot!...Love..Sue..off to bed..nite nite.
  • Buzzard
    Buzzard Member Posts: 3,043

    It's 1:21 AM
    and I just woke up the hubby, the son, the future daughter-in-law, the baby, all from the laughter of reading your post!!!!
    ROFLMAO BUZZ!!!!!
    Winter Marie

    sorry......hope I didn't hurt em......
    night all I gotta get a nap before I go home....hehe
  • joy44
    joy44 Member Posts: 50
    Buzzard said:

    sorry......hope I didn't hurt em......
    night all I gotta get a nap before I go home....hehe

    Buzz YOU are Hoot!!
    As far as the tatas i have not been so blessed, but my sister in law "OH MY GOODNESS" she had breast cancer and had lot of trouble over troopy tatas and the dr said to get a bigger bra bigger around and cup size it helped hold them up better, unfortunatly she had to go to the old lady bra but it did help, as for the scare cocco butter, cocco butter, cocco butter, and alittle cotten ball just in that area of the scare helped her.

    I wish you luck.(I am alittle jealous of the tata problem:})
  • geotina
    geotina Member Posts: 2,111
    Call Kerry:
    He can do wonders with duct tape and I'm sure he would be more than willing to give you a hand with the problem. Between him and Buzz they will fix the problem.

    Take care - Tina
  • Buzzard
    Buzzard Member Posts: 3,043
    geotina said:

    Call Kerry:
    He can do wonders with duct tape and I'm sure he would be more than willing to give you a hand with the problem. Between him and Buzz they will fix the problem.

    Take care - Tina

    Yep..as the ole saying goes
    "You hold, I'll tie"...........
  • herdizziness
    herdizziness Member Posts: 3,624
    geotina said:

    Call Kerry:
    He can do wonders with duct tape and I'm sure he would be more than willing to give you a hand with the problem. Between him and Buzz they will fix the problem.

    Take care - Tina

    Pink
    Tina, I just found out they have "flamingo pink duct tape" who knew???
  • Pink
    Tina, I just found out they have "flamingo pink duct tape" who knew???

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  • herdizziness
    herdizziness Member Posts: 3,624
    unknown said:

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    Graci
    I'm with you, for years I also called it DUCK tape, about 23 years ago, I was informed it was duct tape. Oh well, live and learn!!
    Winter Marie
  • Kerry S
    Kerry S Member Posts: 606
    Duck Tape is a nickname


    Hey guys,

    The term Duck tape comes from WW 2. The tape was called that because water ran off of it like off the back of a duck. It was used to ship packages to the front lines. It is a cloth backed tape. It’s a nick name the GIs gave it. Much like the term Jeep.

    Duct tape is for heat ducts and is normally a metal foil backed tape. Both are a “must have” in my shop/barn.

    There is an old song about boobs.

    Do your boobs hang low - can you tie them in a knot - can you tie them in a bow - can you throw them over your shoulder like a continental soldier – do your boobs hang low?


    While I am here: With the events of this last week, I should have remembered the old saying;

    “They can’t get your goat, if you don’t let them know where it’s tied”. Sorry about that.

    Kerry (old lover of Duck tape)
  • Buzzard
    Buzzard Member Posts: 3,043
    Kerry S said:

    Duck Tape is a nickname


    Hey guys,

    The term Duck tape comes from WW 2. The tape was called that because water ran off of it like off the back of a duck. It was used to ship packages to the front lines. It is a cloth backed tape. It’s a nick name the GIs gave it. Much like the term Jeep.

    Duct tape is for heat ducts and is normally a metal foil backed tape. Both are a “must have” in my shop/barn.

    There is an old song about boobs.

    Do your boobs hang low - can you tie them in a knot - can you tie them in a bow - can you throw them over your shoulder like a continental soldier – do your boobs hang low?


    While I am here: With the events of this last week, I should have remembered the old saying;

    “They can’t get your goat, if you don’t let them know where it’s tied”. Sorry about that.

    Kerry (old lover of Duck tape)

    Buddy, you never cease to amaze me......lol
    Have a good night young man....cya in tha morning............Buzz
  • Buzzard said:

    Buddy, you never cease to amaze me......lol
    Have a good night young man....cya in tha morning............Buzz

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  • Buzzard
    Buzzard Member Posts: 3,043
    unknown said:

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    gracie2010
    There's a reason that we make so many names up for our stuff.......cause if we called everything "it" then how could we ever teach our children anything...for example. Zoie is 6 but when she was say 2 and potty training...What would you think might happen if I told her something like this..."Zoie, now before you get up remember, front to back, and use "it" to wipe with"...you see, I would hate for her to maybe think a truck or a purse would be ok to wipe with so we give things names just for that reason.....Most likely for the same reason what your calling me now under your breath, you see "it" just wouldn't fit would it....LOL



    You know Im just "ittin" you don't ya.............Love ya, Buzz
  • lisa42
    lisa42 Member Posts: 3,625
    can't help
    I can't help with any suggestions (mine being of smaller size, lol), but I just had fun reading all the posts on this thread! They say laughter is medicine and I needed a bit of laughter this morning after a few family incidents yesterday!

    Have a good weekend everybody!

    Lisa
  • Buzzard
    Buzzard Member Posts: 3,043
    lisa42 said:

    can't help
    I can't help with any suggestions (mine being of smaller size, lol), but I just had fun reading all the posts on this thread! They say laughter is medicine and I needed a bit of laughter this morning after a few family incidents yesterday!

    Have a good weekend everybody!

    Lisa

    and to you as well Madam !!!
    hoping for a wondrous weekend for you and your family..........Buzz