This is a story of a br. ca. survivor, Diane, who is willing to share the emotional and sexual effects and feelings after a mastectomy. These are feelingsthat most are neglectd to be out in the open. This book will change your feelings, and change your life. Also, Diane is the longest living ca. patient on Tamoxifen(Noladex).She has been on it 16 years, and will be on it the rest of her life. The side effect she says, "is Life"