Surgery on June 28th at 6:30 a.m. So nervous/excited!! "Here I go it's my shot. Feet fail me not."

Hi. this site has helped me so much. Adding my...

Hi. this site has helped me so much. Adding my experience to get some more real support and perhaps help others with my experience as well. I am getting a TT, lift, and implants. So Nervous!! I am 38, 5'5, weigh 175, and have a Saggy D size Breast. Getting Silicone, but still deciding on CC...

Took a friend with me to try on implants today

I went with a friend today to my PS to get a few questions answered and try on sizers...I think I am going with 450cc Silicone....I think!! Ahhhh, I am nervous for that size, but when my friend who has had implants showed me how to place them in the bra, and pull it tight by your shoulders, they looked good!! I still don't know! Man, this is a hard decision to make not knowing the end result. I am thinking 400 or 450. Either way, I have to decide soon! What a great problem to have, huh? As my husband would say, "First-world problems, yo!"

15 days and counting!

Ahhhh!! I am a planner and a gatherer of random stuff when I am anxious and getting ready for anything, and NOT feeling prepared at all! BUT I am so excited. Two weeks, ladies! Two weeks! Fear of the unknown, the pain, and so excited for (hopefully) fabulous results. Just bought three Coobie bras (buy 2 get one free with code right now). Ordered some bioCorneum plus SPF 30, a neck pillow, and scaraway silicone sheets. Going to a store this week to try on compression garments. (They look so weird online, thinking it's a must try on kind of item.) Going with 400cc Silicone. Not sure of profile. My doc. said he would choose that based on my measurements. Is that typical? IDK. So pretty much just rambling now to myself....but I am needing to put this somewhere! Thank you.

Here I got it's my shot....feet fail me not! One week and counting til MM.

One week and one day! but who is counting?? Ha. Nervous. Excited. Scared. Been wanting this for four plus years and it's a week away! AAHHH!!!!
Pics trying on sizers. Not the best, but gave me an idea. Still impossible to choose. I had the nurse order two sizes and I am letting the doctor decide in the OR.

Two more sleeps!!

Surgery scheduled for Monday at 6:30 a.m. So nervous I could pee my pants!! Do any of you stay in an after-care facility the first night? My doctor requires that, which I am very grateful for. It will help ease my nerves to have a morphine pump for the first night and to be watched by nurses to make sure everything is going okay. I got my Faja compression garments and they were both so ridiculously tight. I measured myself too, and ordered an 2XX which I have never worn that size in Anything, and I couldn't even get the hooks to latch. I overnighted a 2X Marena and it fits perfect. Returning the Fajas. I think I have everything I need. I feel like I have been nesting!! Cleaning, organizing, stocking kitchen, getting random supplies. I think it's what I do when I feel out of control of what is about to happen. Makes me feel like I have a bit of control if I buy body pillows, supplies, bras, treats, random stuff! My husband is going to be here all week and can do anything I need, but I have this strange overwhelming feeling to "fix" everything. AAHH!! Don't like that feeling of the unknown, so I control everything I do know. Ha. Wish me luck, ladies!! Will follow up with pics next week sometime.
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Oh I can so relate! I have 9 days until my mm and I'm so needing right now! Same reason I think, a feeling of control in this area only! Lol I can't wait to hear about your transformation to the flat side. Keep me posted!
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Haha - can totally relate to your story... It's so hard to pick size when you don't know what the outcome will be?!! My PS said I could pick cc but he picks profile. Fair enough, since I don't know what the heck I'm picking anyway! In the end I let him pick everything because I'm a size nothing now so anything larger than what I have would be an upgrade! Plus, as the other RSers say, I don't want Pam, Dolly, or porno!!! (Although a part of the size-nothing me says - heck, go for it!! lol) Good luck with your journey!!
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Wow I like the 450 looks good with your curves. But I'm boob greedy!! Can't wait to see what the Dr chooses!
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Def. Curvy!! I think big pulled up boobies will go good with my big butt! Ha Ha. I am so eXCITED!!!!!
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Congrats on your journey! I just had surgery this week, I'm on post op 5 day, everything went really well. Are you getting nervous? Are you worried about why your doing this, second guessing yet? Are you telling anyone? Or is this really private? Do you have lots of help? Do you have everything ready? You will do great, I was nervous & I too survived. Have you finally made a decision on the size you want for your breast? Good luck with everything, see you soon on the flat side!
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I am nervous and excited!! I have a lot of support. My husband is taking week one off of work to help. My mom will be here week two. Week three I am on my own! It is funny because I am very quiet about it with some people, then at random I will blurt it out to the "strangest" person! As in, someone I am not very close to, etc. I hope you are healing well!!
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OH, BTW, My family is from Magrath, Alberta! Small world, eh?
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What size cup are you going for? I'm a large A baby B now getting 375-400 to become a C. Yours are already a D they will be so big :) are they going to lift? Can't wait to see your results :)
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Hi! I am thinking I will be a double D or still a bigger D. I am getting a lift and have tissue to work with, but with the implant being under the muscle and pushing up the tissue, I am thinking it will fill out my bra more, especially with the lift....But who knows! It's crazy, you look at one person with a 400CC implant and they look huge, look at someone else, and they seem small! I am excited too! And so very nervous. When is your surgery?
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Yes that's why it's so hard for me to choose I've been endlessly searching for someone 5'2 with my body frame to see what they got. Some 330cc look big and yes 400cc look small. Mine is scheduled for 8/12. But yesterday I found out I must have miscarried a month ago I dnt know if that will affect my pre-op. I feel worried. I've been on my period for 5 weeks now.
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Try Googling rice sizers. I read about them here and tried them with a loose bra and was able to wear them around the house. It helps a lot.
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P.S. there are some very good videos on here that describe the differences between profiles of implants.
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I am going to try on my Compression Garments tomorrow. I don't dare buy them online. I am thinking it's the kind of item that can't be returned and who knows how the sizing really works. I found a small shop in town that sells them, but most of their stuff is geared to ladies recovering from cancer surgery recovery. Can I just say CGs are very weird looking? LMAO. What is up with the padded butt? Is that for a brazilian lift? Wish me luck!
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Can't wait to hear about your CG shopping. I bought one online...am still waiting for it to arrive. Actually sized it according to reviews and what the ladies weighed and height. I also wanted adjusted torso, since I am long waisted. Will see, luckily they do take returns as long as the CG is not soiled, so thought I could try it on with panties and have time to return it if needed. Thanks for posting and sharing your journey. Reading on RS has helped me tremendously. I know this is the right thing for me.
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Hi, Dream Cruiser! I went to try on the CG, and they didn't have any! SO I ordered two fajas from a site online. It is the only site I can find in the U.S. that sells them. http://www.caribbeanshape.com/collections/post-surgery. From reading reviews, they looked like pretty good. I ordered XXL per the measurement grid they put up. We'll see! Ya for weird looking clothing to help with recovery! Hopefully. Thank you for replying!
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Let me know how the CG works out when you get it. My should be here on Monday, and will let you know about it. I found it on Amazon, from Marena, they have a lot of CG for all sorts of surgeries. How are you doing preparing otherwise? I planned my work schedule so that I work right up till surgery. No days off, will be too busy to fret I hope.
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Plus if you are getting implants under muscle then they will be smaller looking then what they look like in bra ie the sizers
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Congrats on getting your makeover. If you already have d then maybe the doc is right in getting 390. I shrunk from full d to b after pregnancy breast feeding and weight loss. I have no stretch marks on tummy so just getting lipo on tummy and under chin. The implants will be 650c. I tried them on with bra and shirt and they looked good like when I have my Victoria secret two size bigger bra on. Did you try the sizers??
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I have tried the sizers, and am going again tomorrow with my girlfriend who has had implants to get her input. My doc suggested 300, and I am thinking that is too small, so I am thinking 375 or 400. I am having it under the muscle, and that's about what I was thinking that they would "smoosh" down...I guess that is what is so confusing for me. Just putting them in your bra they feel heavy and huge. I appreciate your input! I find women's input on here has been way more helpful than any of the doctors'. Ha!
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I've read in places & experienced that with under the muscle implants that 50cc's get 'lost' as compared to what you see with sizers. And there is the boob greed - this happens. I got 550's and want more. But I have big frame and like an enhanced look -not freakish, but big. lol. Good luck getting ready. There's so much good information and many helpful people on Real Self that you're in good company. Blessed journey to you.
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Hey ladies. I am 8 days post op. I got 700 cc I'm 170 5'8. My body shape (on the thicker size) plus heights really hold the 700s great! You can see my post op pics. I am going to post more today. I think they look so good. I am still so sore and tight and my tummy too but they don't look freaky or too fake. They look plump and good. I'm so excited and can't wait to massage them. I would agree go for a little bigger cuz it's so much pain you won't want to go back to get them bigger.
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I'm so glad you started your story here on RealSelf. Thank you for paying it forward! Nerves are totally normal (as are many other emotions). What are you most concerned about?
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My biggest concern right now is choosing my CC size!! I have a hard time finding pics of ladies that get implants and a lift that already have big breasts. I don't want them to sag with big implants, but I want them to be big and full. My doctor recommends 300CC, but I am thinking closer to 375 based on pics I have seen here and other places. decisions!!
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Congrats on your decision to have a mm!! You will be having your sx 1 week before mine. I will be following your journey to see how you do. I know you will do great! Are you having any lipo? I am having my flanks and bra roll done. Keep us posted on your progress!!
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Ya!! Thank you for leaving a comment!! I am having lipo on my flanks. I wanted it done on my tummy too, but my doc won't do it because it is too dangerous and is under the muscle of them tummy. He has seen women's tissue completely die from lipo in the front. I really like him that he is very concerned about safety and health. Hopefully the tuck alone will make my belly flat and I won't have too much fat in there to make it still stick out. I will keep my eye on your prog too! Ya.
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