This is a topic I have thought long and hard about writing. It’s deeply personal, and one about which I am struggling to not feel stigmatized.

But it turns out it also is a topic that many women are interested in and feel somewhat hesitant to discuss because of fears of how society will react and judge.

So, in an effort at sisterhood solidarity, I’m just going to put it all out there.

This past fall, after years of mulling it over and suffering largely in silence, I underwent breast reduction surgery.