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  • celesteontaio
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Getting my reduction on Aug 10th, excited and petrified. Any last min. advice or tips?

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Thats good news. I am 3 weeks in and so am still sore but like you am pleased too.

H
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Thanks everyone!It went very well and Im already so happy with the results. Im sore but not in pain. Im so happy I did this. Will write more when Im a bit more with it (ie off the pain killers)
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Hope everything went well yesterday and that you are happy and recovering ok. Sleep well. H
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GOOD LUCK TOMORROW, CELESTE!! Hope you are able to relax tonight and get a good night's sleep! You will be in my thoughts and prayers tomorrow!
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So excited for you! You will be on my mind this week.
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Thanks everyone!Its nice to get support from people in the same situation. I think Im more excited now than scared. I shouldnt worry about anesthesia, Ive had 2 c sections and didnt bat an eyelash and thats a much more major surgery.
Now Im getting all nostalgic and thinking about how much my boobs have defined (and limited) me, I hate them but it still seems hard to believe that they will be gone. But I guess I wont miss being the only one on the beach in Greece a few years ago wearing a t shirt, and I wont miss the loser guy that works at my local home depot and ALWAYS stares at my boobs. And I dont go to clubs anymore so I wont miss them getting me free drinks, and I wont miss the massive bras I have to wear everyday. So I say so long suckers and good ridence! 36 hours and counting....
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You go girl!!!

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How exciting. Just relax and look forward to a rest. I think you said you had young children so take care when they are around and dont be tempted to do too much!
Good luck for Wednesday, we will be thinking about you.
H
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Thanks Guys! Iowa-my husband just finished icing a cake and it looks so yummy, I say lets eat cake to ease the nerves (better than vodka I say!)

Kimmers-I will definatly be on here about my post op.

I think Im most nervous about the anesetic. I just want it to be over with.

On the possitive side I cant wait to buy a strapless dress after!!!
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Anesthesia will take very good care of you.  They will give you some nice warm and fuzzy drugs and you will drift off to sleep.  They will monitor you during the entire procedure so don't worry.

It goes so fast and seems like one minute they are putting your IV in and the next thing you know you are waking up.

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I'm all for the strapless dress! I have dreams about a polka-dotted bra:-) They don't make pretty bras when your cup size is H, so I can't wait for that.
I'll be here, cheering you on in the next few weeks. And anxiously waiting to hear about your results.
Are you going to do pictures? I have some before pix already, but haven't gotten brave enough to post them yet. Plan on taking pictures throughout the process for my own benefit and then will determine if I can share them.
As for my nerves today...I'm going with peanut butter rice crispie treats with chocolate and butterscotch frosting! May be better for me than Vodka, but my plan to take off about 5 pounds before surgery has gone straight down the toilet with my newfound love of all things sugar:-)
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LOL you crack me up:)  A woman after my own heart..SUGAR!   Why oh why are these things so darn good.  Although the Vodka also sounds pretty darn good.

You are going to have so much fun buying bras after surgery.  I went nuts with every color and pattern around.  I have a rainbow of bras now....and I might add they aren't the size of tents.  

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Three more days!   My advice is to relax, know you will be ok, and get ready to enjoy your new breasts.  

This one is not such a bad recovery.  Yes you will be sore, bruised and have very colorful breasts for a while but you will love them once they are healed up.

Make sure that you avoid any lifting for the first month and you will be fine.

And the best advice I can give you is to stay here on RealSelf for all of your post op support.  

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I'm just a week behind you. August 17. I have been thinking that I'm doing pretty well and that I'm not really nervous or anything...but today I caught myself eating a lot of cake - and I never eat cake! So I guess I must be eating my anxiety:-)
Good luck!! Will be anxious to hear how it goes for you!
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