It’s been a year and a half since Paulina Młynarska shared her story with Internet users. The journalist was found to have morphological changes indicating a high risk of developing breast cancer. Therefore, Młynarska decided to remove them before the disease had a chance to develop. Although the former host of “Women’s City” hesitated to talk about her health problems, she felt that her belief might prompt women to get regular checkups. Unfortunately, instead of empathy, it was met with great criticism and an avalanche of negative comments.
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The upcoming October is the month of breast cancer awareness, so despite her previous painful experiences, the journalist has once again returned to the situation from a year ago. In an Instagram post, she re-posted a photo taken of her right after the surgery and published an excerpt from her book “Okrutna jak Polka”, which was released in May this year.
Polish women, whose history is extremely painful compared to the rest of the Western world, are masters in the art of throwing logs at the feet and cutting the wings of other women.
The journalist describes that the behavior of Polish women is influenced by a story that begins with exploitation in the peasant era, through the patriarchy in the Catholic Church, or “apparent equality” in the communist period.
The consequences of this fact are still felt today. Even a decade ago, feminism in Poland remained the domain of a tiny margin of women coming mainly from academia, and the word “feminist” was widely perceived as an invective – he quotes Młynarska in his book.
In the next part of the post, the journalist recalled that when she published her mastectomy photo in March last year, she never received as much support as hate.-
A hatred for appealing to women: Examine yourself. Then, lying in this bed with Felek, who had more empathy for me than many of you – other women, I came up with the title of this book – she adds.
Despite this, Paulina Młynarska once again reminds the importance of prophylaxis and regular examinations. By the way, she noted that she is not an ambassador of any action, and no one pays her for promotion.
I’m just telling you that it’s worth testing and being healthy. With boobs, with or without implants. But alive – emphasizes the journalist.
On October 15, the European Breast Cancer Day is celebrated, and this month has been dedicated to the prevention of this cancer for many years. It is called the “pink October” from the pink ribbon that symbolizes it. In Poland, free mammography can be performed by all women between the ages of 50 and 69 once a year. The test can be performed in an outpatient clinic or in mammobuses running across the country. For more information, see the official breast cancer prevention website.