Brave young mum posts topless photo after having DOUBLE mastectomy
More than 50,000 people have shown support for a young
mum who bravely posed topless bearing her mastectomy
Catherine Keeney posted the photos on her Facebook
page named ‘ My Prophylactic Mastectomy ‘ that follows
her journey before and after surgery.
The 30-year-old wrote: “Ok guys putting these pics up of
my foobs I am in no way body beautiful as I’m not the
fittest or best looking I’m just a normal woman but I want
to show everyone that having a mastectomy is absolutely
nothing to be ashamed of.
“My fiancé took these so no fancy lights or backdrops just
me standing in my pj bottoms standing outside my
through a mastectomy themselves should be too.”
The post has been liked by 58,000 people to date.
On her Facebook page she explains she underwent a
bilateral mastectomy in March this year due to a 97 per
cent risk she would get breast cancer .
She said two of her aunts died from the disease and her
mother and other aunt also battled it.
Catherine later responded to the overwhelming support
and posted a photo of her little son smiling.
She wrote: “Hope my wee boy can one day look back and
say he was proud of his mum, my family are the reason I
made my choice to see this wee smile for as long as I