I have been on real self for a couple years now, but this is my first post. I think I am finally (almost) ready to take the leap into feeling more like a woman! I am 29 years old, 4' 11" and 90 lbs. I have always been petite and had very little in the bust region. Before children I was a 34A (probably should have been a 32) then I had a baby, and then another baby and was then a 32AA. I then... more
I have always had small breasts. After nursing three babies they became even smaller and I really wanted to do something about it. I hated always having to wear push-up bras with my clothes, especially in the summer, and I was tired of not feeling as feminine as I knew I could. After my 30th birthday, I decided it was time to do something about it. I did quite a bit of research online and... more
Hello all! First off, RealSelf is AWESOME. It is so great to hear all of the comments and experiences. So...here is my experience thus far. I would love to hear words of wisdom & encouragement, similar stories, etc.
I have been small busted my entire life. I have always been skinny or lean or thin - varying at different times. I am extremely athletic, am a personal trainer and a group fitness... more
I'm not one to always write reviews, but I think Joe G and his staff deserve it!! Here is my story!
I had my breast augmentation yesterday with Dr. Joe. Him and his staff made this an A+++ experience. I would do it over again in a heartbeat, wish I would have done this sooner.
My initial consultation lasted about 2 hours. Dr. Joe and his staff in both Edina and Burnsville made me feel very... more
I picked Dr. Tholen after seeing his work and also being referred by a couple friends. I did two other consults and he was the most honest and very knowledgeable and I felt comfortable with him and his staff right away. I was also very concerned that I would have anxiety after the BA procedure because the thought of having a foreign body in my chest made me really nervous and Dr. Tholen and... more
Two months ago I finally convinced my husband that getting my breasts done would mean the world to me. I've always been fairly flat but after breast feeding three tots, the little I possessed vanished.
I have used chicken cutlets' in my bra and bathing suits for as long as I can remember (believe it or not, socks in high school lol)
I recall a surf lesson some years ago, getting washed up on... more
I just had my breast augmentation yesterday and am feeling really great!
The surgery took about an hour. I felt fine right after the procedure and through the night - with very minor discomfort. After having 4 kids, this was like a walk in the park! Today I have slight swelling and no bruising. I'm taking it easy, but feel like I could go through my normal activities. I definitely want to heed... more
I seem to remember as a teenager having proportional breasts for my 5'6'', 135 pound frame, but after losing some weight in college, they just disappeared into roughly A-cups. I was pretty half-hearted when initially looking into breast-augmentation, but the more I looked into it, the more common I found it really is. With the "Hollywood-only" myth removed from my perspective, I got really... more
I am in my mid-30s and I am done having children. Everything in my life revolves around my children who I love to pieces but I decided to do something for me, finally! I am getting a BA April 10! I have been wanting to do this since I had my first child 16 years ago. I nursed all three of them and I do not regret doing so but it has left me sucked dry! I never had big boobs, in fact I never... more
This site has been great! So, here is my story so far...
Scheduled my first consult on January 20th. Had already decided on saline implants. Figured out sizing that day. Decided on 325 cc implants. It was recommended to use HP due to my frame size. I am 5'3" and 104 lbs. I had been wearing a 34A bra (Vickie's bombshell) and wanted to go to a small C cup. Before my surgery I went to... more
My breasts started growing when I was 8 and seemed to stop once I reached 11, which left me with an AA cup, or essentially in training bras. I got teased, ridiculed, and harassed all through high school for having boobs that were too small. I could not go shopping at Victoria's Secret or buy a bikini as an adult, because they don't make anything smaller than a size A.
I was pretty nervous... more
I decided to have a breast augmentation because it was something I had wanted since I was in high school. I am in my 30s and had always been a 34a. I have one child and my husband and I aren't planning to have anymore kids so it seemed like the perfect time. I didn't want to spend the rest of my life thinking, "what if I had just had the guts to do it?" I'm so happy I did. No regrets. Love my... more
It's been about 9 months now since I have had my son, and I'm sure some of you know how your breasts don't quite look the same after having a child! I have never had anywhere near big breasts. My whole life I have barely been a 32A. I think some of this has to do with eating disorder issues back when I was in about 6th-9th grade, so I feel I have never quite developed fully in... more
Hello all! I am glad to have found this site and appreciate that so many women are willing to share their experiences. Thank you!
I have finally made an appointment for a consult with a Minneapolis surgeon and would love everyone's advice (especially Mpls residents) on how many surgeons to consult with before making a decision. Through the site reviews and lots of photo gallery review I... more
I've always wanted to have large breasts, and after research and careful consideration, I decided that having breast expansion, and then breast augmentation would be the best choice. I wanted to be very natural looking, and feel comfortable wearing various types of clothing. This two stage breast augmentation process, as it is sometimes called, is typically used to rebuild the breasts of a... more
I decided to get breast implants to make me feel better about looking at myself. I always had small breast, but I certainly lost more shape after breastfeeding two boys. I picked a size that will get me a porportionate look to the rest of my body. I'm a petite girl looking to achieve a full "C" cup with 379 CC silicone. Immediate recovery was fine, but goodness my ribs and armpits hurt! I'm... more
I am 7 days away from surgery and so nervous I might talk myself out of it! I am 5'6 weigh 165 and have a bwd of 15. I am just looking to refill not go large so I am going with a 310 low profile silicone over the muscle. It's so hard to find low profile pictures or pictures with women that have a wide breast plate. Any help would be appreciated.
Well, the big day is tomorrow. I am relieved... more
I had my pre op yesterday and so excited to get them done. 25 and have 2 children. I have wanted my breast done for so long. I'm 5'9 150lbs size 36B 425cc I'm getting under the muscle, silicon implants, armpit. I'm nervous but can't wait to meet the new girls. Has anyone else had 425cc and what size are you now post surgery.
Today I am as excited about my surgery as I was when I first... more
My procedure was fine. But I am chalking that up to being healthy and take good care of myself. Keeping up with prescribed medication and resting is key to feeling better sooner. I was laid up for a good three days, out of being careful. After that just have to take things slow and take care of yourself. more
I am writing this review because I choose to go with this Dr after reading all of the positive reviews from this site. I however didn't have as positive of an experience as everyone else on here . I made a consultation for a breast augmentation after not doing too much research on breast implants themselves, I figured I would learn all I needed to know at the consult. My main concern was... more
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