I am 40 years old, 5'6", 175 lbs, married for 10 years and have three children, all breast fed. I measure 36E, but I have squeezed into a 38 or 40 DDD minimizer bra for several years now. I have constant back, neck and shoulder pain. I didn't develop early, but by the end of high school I was spilling out of a C cup, and by the time I got married I was a DD. I have wanted a reduction for a... more
I have been reading the posts and looking at the pictures on Real Self regarding my procedure to get and idea and expectations of the surgery. I have to admit there are some really brave women on here.
A little about me, I will turn 37 this week. I have a 15 year old son, and my breasts were fine after having him and even after breast feeding. I used to be a 32B. Somewhere along the... more
My Large breast or breast Hypertrophy is causing me functional problems such as; chronic back, neck and shoulder pain with shoulder grooving. I am 33yrs old, my height is 5ft4in, my weight is 130lbs, my BMI is 22.3 normal, my body surface area is 1.6431m2, and my current bra size is 34DDD/F, which is top heavy for my small body frame. Living with breast Hypertrophy makes it difficult for me to... more
Hi! I have been devouring everyone's stories for about 2 weeks now. Thank you to everyone for their candid information - it has helped me immensely through this process!
My story is similar - have had large breasts my whole life (began developing in 3rd/4th grade). Through middle and high school I received lots of extra attention from the boys because I was so overdeveloped. In those days... more