Go Big or Go Home - Albuquerque, NM

Thats what my fiancé says in reference to...

Thats what my fiancé says in reference to everything! Hello ladies! I've been stalking RS for years. Originally I had my surgery done in October 2011. I can't remember the ccs used but I went from an A to a D. Well after surgery, I realized that I wanted to go bigger. Not too much bigger but noticeably bigger. At the moment, my boobs (in a shirt) look just as they did before surgery.... Considering that I wore well padded bras.

Anyway, I was praying the my original doc would be willing to perform another surgery. When I was in last, he'd told me that these were the biggest he'd be willing to go. So I called last week and asked if he'd be willing to go bigger and tomy surprise, he said yes. So I scheduled a consultation for Monday the 30th. I'd hate to have to find someone else to do them, so I'm hoping we can come to an agreement. :)


Thank you for sharing your story on RealSelf! We'd love to see some photos. Seems like you took a good jump in size back in 2011. Perhaps a different profile implant along with larger? Let us know how the consult goes tomorrow!

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I agree with your title: lol; I love my big boobs; I have pics if you would like to see them;
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Hi Violet!! Yours are amazing!! I'll add some pics soon. Mine are bad, they're just not as big as I'd like. I want yours!!! Lol

Well I had my consultation this morning. Turns out...

Well I had my consultation this morning. Turns out that I originally had 320 cc moderate profile. I actually went from a B to a D. I scheduled surgery for June 10th. Dr Hopkins said its a much easier surgery so I'll only be sedated. I decided to go with 500 cc high profile.

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Post-Op appt

Well today I had my post op appt. Everything went great! I am now counting down the days until surgery. I am scheduled for June 10. I'm even more excited that I will have my new boobs before I get married in July!


Good luck with your surgery! I am going through the same thing right now... My boobs look just like they did when I wore my padded bras and I expected them to be a lot bigger. I have an appointment next week to talk about this to my dr. I am so scared that I will be charged a lot for this. Did your Dr. give you a discount for re-surgery?
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Hi Kris. My doc gave me a discount of close to $1,000. It's still kind if costly as its close to $5,000. Had I chosen to use general anesthesia as opposed to local, it would have costed an additional $500. He assured me that I'll be just fine with the local. Good luck to you!

Picture Update

So I just thought I'd let you all see what they look like now...


Glad to hear your consult went well. I think the 500's will look nice on you. I have added your surgery to the calendar. Thanks for the updates!

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Very excited!

So Monday is the day and I'm totally excited!! Brenda from Dr Hopkins office (love her) called me today to inform me that my check in time is 9:45 a.m. Usually I love my weekends but I can't wait for Monday to come!!

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Surgery done

I had my surgery done last Monday. Dr Hopkins or MaryAnn could have never fully prepared me for how minor the surgery and recovery was. I got out of there by noon and went home to sleep the rest of the day. I felt no pain whatsoever. I thought that was due to drugs I was given. Wrong! I didn't feel no pain of any kind the next day so I went to work. Still, a week later... Nothing! No pain pills needed! Needless to say, Dr Hopkins did a wonderful job! I love his work! I also love his staff. MaryAnn & Brenda are the best! I haven't really had a chance to take pictures but I will add more soon!

I also had my post op today and MaryAnn told me there was hardly any swelling so I can get fitted in my wedding dress! I'm so excited!


             looking good
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