Actor Chhavi Mittal, who battled breast most cancers final 12 months, has known as out the ‘insensitivity’ of a bit of the folks on social media platforms. Taking to Instagram on Monday, Chhavi posted a number of photos, screenshots of feedback about her physique. Reacting to a remark that learn, ‘celebs are used to such feedback’, she wrote that they ‘are people too’ and ‘have feelings’. (Also Read | Chhavi Mittal flaunts breast cancer surgery scar in swimsuit pics)
Sharing the feedback, Chhavi wrote, “Yes. This insensitivity still happens. I recently posted some vacation pics/reels from a beach and this comment got my attention. My breasts are being discussed here like a commodity. May I begin by saying that I am a breast cancer survivor and have fought very hard to keep this organ alive and well. While I completely understand the curiosity around the issue, a lil sensitivity wouldn’t hurt don’t u think? This person has gone to the extent of saying ‘celebs are used to such comments’.”
She continued, “Well, celebs are humans too. They have emotions like normal humans. They get cancer like normal humans. They survive or succumb like normal humans. So no. NOBODY is ‘used to’ such insensitive remarks about the biggest fight for survival that one fights which has physical as well as emotional repercussions lasting a lifetime.”But to assist ladies perceive how a BC surgical procedure goes… there’s lumpectomy (I had it) the place they only take away the lump (not the entire breast).”
Chhavi also added, “There’s mastectomy, the place the entire breast is taken out as a result of unfold of the most cancers. This occurs in superior levels. (May I additionally put in a delicate reminder right here to get your self checked well timed to keep away from this). And there’s reconstruction. I had a reconstruction surgical procedure too to make the breasts look the best way they have been earlier. This was accomplished by reducing a chunk of my latissimus dorsi muscle and making a mini flap. Silicones could also be opted for in case of a mastectomy. And no, I didn’t want silicones.”
She additionally stated, “I’d like to reiterate that surviving cancer has been a life changing experience for me. This is a new life that I’m living and it’s not the same as the previous one. Its been 7 months and I still have emotional days where I cry about the discomfort that I am subjected to on a daily basis for no fault of mine. But I get by, coz its an honour to own a body that has survived all this and continues to be beautiful day in and day out.”
“Here’s to ALL CANCER SURVIVORS! #breastcancersurvivor. Also, a BIG THANKS to the individuals who stood up for me in opposition to such feedback. I can’t inform u how a lot I respect it. Love and peace,” concluded her notice.
Chhavi underwent surgical procedure earlier in April final 12 months after being identified with most cancers. She is greatest recognized for exhibits similar to Bandini and the YouTube sequence The Better Half.