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My First Mammogram

23 September 2015

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My First Mammogram

"I am so scared. It hurts. The Tech had an attitude. They smooched your breasts flat and it is painful." This is typically what other women share about their mammogram experience.   So as you guess I was a bit nervous about my first mammogram.

I arrived mentally ready for discomfort. Nikki, the Mammogram Technician, greeted me with a smile. She reassured me that this would not be painful if I follow her directions. Okay, I can do that. I disrobed and stood ready.The entire experience took 20 minutes. As she promised it did not hurt. It was not uncomfortable. Yes my breasts were being manipulated, moved and smooched but there was no pain.

Ladies, if you are 40 years old or older, I encourage you to get your annual mammogram. For all women with breasts, big or small be sure to do your monthly self breast exams. I can't promise that you will have a pleasant mammogram experience as I did yet what is a little discomfort if you gain knowledge about your health.

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"Los Angeles's Newest Lingerie Petite Salon: Sculpted Silhouette"

We at Sculpted Silhouette are so excited. We got another great write up. "Los Angeles's Newest Lingerie Petite Salon: Sculpted Silhouette" by Cabeza de Coco.

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"Shopping For The Perfect Bra" by LA Explorer

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Yay! We got another write up. This time it is by LAist. Their article, "The Places In Los Angeles To Find A Bra That Actually Fits" is very informative. Check it out and let us know what you think.

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And The Winner Is....

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And The Winner Is....

Yep you guess right Sculpted Silhouette won first prize at the National Urban League's Business Pitch Competition.

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Sports Bra 101

20 August 2012

Sports Bra 101

I had the pleasure of presenting to and fitting members of Black Girls Run! Los Angeles this past Sunday courtesy of Dr. Rebecca S. Alleyne. Whew I fitted close to 30 women in one afternoon. I wanted to share some of the sports bra points and suggestions I made in that presentation in today’s blog post.

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