A Husband’s Thoughts on BII

May 14, 2022

Breast Implant Illness (BII) does not solely affect the woman suffering with it! BII affects husbands, boyfriend, friends and family. Here is a beautifully written and raw letter from the brave husband of a BII survivor. Adam is the husband of Sarah Phillipe, the beautifully gifted and brilliant woman behind Reversing Breast Implant Illness.

Hi – I’m Adam, Sarah’s other half. So much about what my wife discusses on her website regarding breast implant illness is about what women go through once they come to the determination that their breast implants are literally destroying their health. I asked her if I could write about my experience as her husband over the last six plus years with hopes it could help you better-understand what your wife, girlfriend or loved one may be going through.

If you haven’t read Sarah’s story about her experience, I suggest you start THERE. You will likely find endless similarities about what she went through and what your partner is going through. I will give you a quick summary here. Sarah never had a single health issue in her life; she was a free-spirited, happy and energetic woman. She had wanted implants for years and despite me being impartial and nervous about an unnecessary surgery, I supported her in her endeavor. Over the next 6 years every aspect of Sarah’s health was negatively impacted by those implants and she became an entirely different person. She had anxiety issues, panic attacks, hormone imbalances, was sensitive to light and sound, had mild depression, always felt overwhelmed, had digestive issues, thyroid issues, adrenal fatigue, had brain fog and frequently got lost mid-sentence, was very irritable, and had zero energy. In short, she was a completely different person than the woman I fell in love with and married. Family and friends were also aware of the changes Sarah was experiencing. Social gatherings became difficult as we never knew if Sarah was having a good day or a bad day; and family walked on eggshells around her at times so not to make matters worse. Our loved ones were concerned – how did someone who was so friendly and loving become so on-edge and unhappy?  It was tough on our marriage; I didn’t understand how she felt or what was causing all of her health issues but it consumed our entire lives. I felt like I was failing her as her husband because I am supposed to be the provider and the protector, but I didn’t know how to help her.” (to continue reading Adam’s letter, click HERE)

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➡️ If you’d like to discuss Breast Implant Illness or any other health issues with Sarah, please follow my referral link here for a FREE DISCOVERY CALL with her!


1 Comment

  1. Sharyn Wilbraham on May 15, 2022 at 4:45 AM

    Powerful, so encouraging, real and needed.

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Satin is a writer, wife and stepmom encouraging others through the hard days, bringing the Scriptures alive through life-application and drawing them closer to Jesus.

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