“TATAS”, IF YOU WILL, ARE TO BE CHERISHED AND RESPECTED!!! NOT BOLDLY FLAUNTED FOR ALL TO VOYEUR!!!!
A couple of days ago I read this post on a friend’s blog – http://feistybluegeckofightsback.wordpress.com/2013/10/07/unbelievable/ It sums up perfectly everything I think is wrong with how much of the world views Breast Cancer Awareness month.
This is the image that started it all on Instagram.
What I find incredibly depressing is that this image has been doing the rounds on Facebook as something incredibly clever and daring. Sorry folks but it’s neither, in fact it’s tasteless, tacky, trashy, incredibly tactless and down right insulting! Did nobody stop and think that those of us dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis might not want or be able to ‘set the tatas free’? Nope, they didn’t!
I no longer have a pair of breasts and for various reasons, it’s unlikely that I ever will now so that’s it’s first black mark. Then there is the fact that my post-mastectomy chest is so painful…
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