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How did you deal with the change in body image and physicality?

  • serenepeace17
  • Saint Paul, MN
  • 2 years ago

Hey, I just had my consult and the PS is submitting to insurance for approval. I talked to a friend who's had BR and said it was a trip to learn not to compensate for the weight that used to be in her breasts. Just wondering if anyone has had experience with this. It'll be about 1.5 lbs from each breast. (38F to 38C) Thanks Jocelyn

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I have to say that I am not struggling at all with body image. It has totally improved for me and I do not miss the big boobies one bit. Especially after I stopped being constipated I love my body and can't wait to get back to working out so I can do my fitness yoga, pilates and cardio with smaller higher breasts!
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With a big belly and large breasts I know I tend to walk trying to hold in my stomach and my shoulders back. It's all horrible and has ruined my back! I can't wait until the weight is gone.
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Hi Jocelyn,
I didn't notice it until I went back to work where I'm on my feet alot. That is when I found myself standing with my shoulders thrown way back and keeping my lower back arched. I didn't realize what a strain I had been putting on my lower back to try to stand straight. It only took about a week or two to teach myself how to stand correctly. And now I'm amazed that my back doesn't hurt after then end of my shift.
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This makes a lot of sense to me because a lot of times I will get these dreadful lower back spasms and think "this has nothing to do with my breasts because it's my lower back! Maybe my breasts aren't the problem at all!" I never thought about the fact that my back is probably so out of alignment that my breasts are causing more symptoms then just my constant upper back and shoulder pain.
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I dealt with it by going shopping!
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Whoops! Didn't mean to post that three times!!
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I am coming to terms with the fact that I have defined myself as a woman with large breasts for twenty years and I don't know what I'll think about being a C! I'm excited, but I also realize how much I objectify myself based on how I think my body looks. But I'm also so uncomfortable with my breasts right now that I'm ready to get rid of them.
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I am coming to terms with the fact that I have defined myself as a woman with large breasts for twenty years and I don't know what I'll think about being a C! I'm excited, but I also realize how much I objectify myself based on how I think my body looks. But I'm also so uncomfortable with my breasts right now that I'm ready to get rid of them.
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I am coming to terms with the fact that I have defined myself as a woman with large breasts for twenty years and I don't know what I'll think about being a C! I'm excited, but I also realize how much I objectify myself based on how I think my body looks. But I'm also so uncomfortable with my breasts right now that I'm ready to get rid of them.
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That's good to know, Kimmers. I'm currently awaiting insurance. I'm a 34ddd, wanting a c/d cup. I would think after living with such large breasts, even a c would feel so tiny to begin with!
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I felt amazing after mine.  The first thing my husband noticed was that my shoulders we up and back.  I was no longer leaning forward and slumping over.

I got use to it very quickly!  No issues at all:)  I felt amazing and lite.

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