I have had pain in the back and neck for many years. - Breast Reduction - Austin, TX

I have had pain in the back and neck for many...


I have had pain in the back and neck for many years. I also have a lot of headaches. I have been thinking about having a reduction for a long time. I am very nurvous about doing it. I know it will help me in the long run. I will be having the breast reduction the 1st week of September 2011. If you have anything to share with me please do so. My insurance is covering the reduction.

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Thats what im waiting on also. INSURANCE!!!
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My girls are 13 and 11 and my boys are 8 and 5.... the older can take care of themselves just fine - it's just that I can't trust them with their fighting! It would drive me up a wall... they would probably be on their best behavior for like a day - then the compassion would wear off quickly. I'm hoping to have the surgery done before my Mom goes back to Florida - my Mother-in-Law is also in town, so I guess we'll manage.... now let's get on with it already insurance!!! Thanks Ladies!
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How old are your kids? Maybe a real good friend could come stay with you for a week.
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Today 8/9/11 I got my letter from the Insurance...

Today 8/9/11 I got my letter from the Insurance company. It was approved!!!!!!!!!! Now im just waiting on the DR. I know for sure that I am a 36 DD and I want to be a C
What I did was look through the pictures on this site and tried to find before pictures that were similar to mine that had the size and shape I liked afterward too. I printed those off and took them to my surgeon to give him an idea of what I had in mind. Alot of the pictures will tell you what the sizes were before and after and I hoped that would help me to determine what I could expect in results. I just thought it was interesting that some of the Cs looked bigger than the others. I don't know exactly how they can look so different.
Hope you don't have too much longer to wait!
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Yes they all look different. I am going to do the same thing you did and maybe he will get the idea.
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Just giving a little update to let everyone know whats going on. I am waiting on another letter for my reduction. The letter I got was just letting me know I can see the DR up to 10 time. I am so ready to get this done and over with. O Yeah I changed my pic. This is what I want to go down to. It looks like a size C to me. What do you think???
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Well ladies.... I just called my Insurance company...

Well ladies.... I just called my Insurance company this morning and they mailed out my APPROVAL letter yesterday 8/22/11. I just have to wait till my doctore gets it to set the date.

Nice!!  You are ready to roll now:)

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Having a BR was the best decision of my life! I went from a 38DDD to a 36B. The recovery was not that bad and the results are great. You'll be with your results and your new body.
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I just read your update and thats great news that you were approved. I bet you are SUPER EXCITED!
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Ok Ladies!!! I called my surgon's office today to...

Ok Ladies!!! I called my surgon's office today to see if they got the approval letter yet. They said they did and gave it to the lady that schedules appointments. Should I wait for her to call me or should I call her to make the apointment???? What do you think???
Well everyone I just called them and it looks like my surgery will be October 4, 2011. I will get the OK for that date tomorrow.
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Congratulations! Exciting news:-)
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yay! congrats! I will keep you in my prayers. Ur surgery is 2 days before mine! Lucky!
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I'm getting the paper work together for my job. I...

I'm getting the paper work together for my job. I got my pre-op apointment. Its going to be 9/29/11 @ 1:30 then I go to the hospital the same day to get the time and fill out some papers.
Hello Miss Perry,
Did you hear from the Tricare about your approval?
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Thanks So Ready! I'm sure my breasts don't help, but I think mine are also from sinus and monthly issues;)
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Hey "So Ready" you go in the day before me! I'll be thinking of you. I had to do self pay, but I found the most awesome veteran surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic who is doing it for only $4800 out the door. He was so nice and accommodating and explained the procedure so well! CAN NOT WAIT! Now I just have to NOT get a migraine three weeks before because I can't take my Advil with caffeine to kill it. I'm allergic to Tylenol, so I'm hoping I can skip on a headache:)
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Today I am getting all the paperwork ready for my...

Today I am getting all the paperwork ready for my job so I can still get paid while im off of work. I only have 3 weeks left to get ready.
That three weeks will go so quickly!! Super excited for you! Good luck :-)
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I know it will. Im trying to do everything to get ready.
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OK ladies I am going to try to put some pictures...

OK ladies I am going to try to put some pictures up of me before the surgery.



Here we go!!!
Just put some pictures up ladies.
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I'm trying to get some pics uploaded... soon..
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I have a few more weeks to go and now my nerves...

I have a few more weeks to go and now my nerves are kicking in. I just got the paper work back from my doctor to give to my job. They put on the paper work for me to be off 6-8 weeks. My PS also told me if I needed to be off longer than that to let him know.



I still have a lot of stuff to get. Let me know if you have any thing u used that would be good for me to buy.



I see some people going back to work after a week. Is that OK???



Now the count down starts 10/4/11
Thanks Iowa
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THANKS SO MUCH Iowa! That really helps...
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I guess I should plan for more help. I have my husband and my Mother-in-law helping me round the clock for 5 days post-op, but than I was planning on being alone after that. I'm a stay-at-home mom of 4 two of them being home-schooled. They are older girls 11 and 13 though...I'm assuming that my church is helping with meals that week though. Anything I'm not thinking about that you can enlighten me on ladies? I think I'm planning on recovering faster than I think - but I'm probably wrong huh?
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Yesterday I had a party for my son. He turned 6...

Yesterday I had a party for my son. He turned 6 on 9/16. We had so much fun but by the end of the day my back was in so much pain. I can't wait till I go down to a C.
My surgery is on October 5, 2011
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Same day as me! Are you as excited as I am???
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That you everyone! I'm not in any pain but I feel soar. I'm not sure what size I'm know but my surgeon said I would be a small C or full B. I got. Medication for nausea earlier but I'm feeling nausea again.
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Now I am starting to count down. 11 more days to...

Now I am starting to count down. 11 more days to go till the surgery day!!! I will be buying the rest of the things I need next week.



My Aunt will be taking me to te hospital on the 4th and I am going to tell them I would like to stay the night.



I would have updated my post last week but I was getting stuff ready for my son's 6th birthday party. He had so much fun and I'm so happy its over (YES).



I WILL POST MORE PICTURES TOMORROW....
So Glad,

Thank you for those kind words. My recovery is going better than I expected. I'm not taking much pain medicine. I went to the doctor yesterday and they took out the drainage. He said everything looks good
. This is the best thing I have ever done for myself.
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I know it is. Im happy everything is going well for you.
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i want to congratulate u on the "new U" :)
my only regret was i didnt do it sooner. i been wanting this surgery for like 10 years or so. just never had the nerve. i AM so glad i had it done and how, :)
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ONE MORE WEEK TO GO... I put up some more...

ONE MORE WEEK TO GO...



I put up some more pictures and I am counting down the days!
Hello, I just wanted to say you will be fine and you will love your new, young, vibrant, perky twins. I underwent a breast reduction on August 12, 2011. It was the most easiest procedure I would say, i have ever had. The pain was minimal, I was given a presciption for pain, antibiotics, and stool softener because the all meds make you constipated. I am so happy with my full C's. I was originally a DDD.
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WOW
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yeah, i even suprised myself
like i said in an earlier post i am still only wearing the sports bras "barely there"
and cant wait to get me a strapless and give the shoulders a break, a well deserved break, :)
u will feel like a totally new person AND i was allowed to shower the next day. Just not letting the water hit the breast since they r a tad bit temder, but the water running down the front felt soooo dern good, (:
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I got a call from the hospital yesterday on 9/27...

I got a call from the hospital yesterday on 9/27 and they told me my insurance is taking care of everything but $600.



I got another call yesterday also... I have a interview on Monday the day before surgery. It is still a state job.
It has been 1 week and 2 days since i had my surgery and i must say that I'm very pleased with my result. The swelling is going down so my breast look smaller than when i just had the surgery. I tried on a few tanks tops and i loved how i look in them. I don't need no bra.
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i know, going from a DD 2 a small c i know how u feel wearing no bra & it feels wonderful to wear tank tops that look good and not full of the biguns, Doesnt it feel just awesome? :)
i just wear sports bras, LOL
i am 11 weeks post op. Surgery was july 14th.
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So Glad,
Yes it feel totally awesome. I'm a week and a half post op. I was a 44DD and i didn't wear tank top myself. I'm gonna buy some new ones.
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Oooook Ladies I went to my Pre Op on thursday and...

Oooook Ladies

I went to my Pre Op on thursday and everything went well. I had so many questions and they answered all of them. I had to go to the hospital where I will be having my surgery. They took blood and took a test to see if I was prego.(NOT)



Everything went well!!



Surgery is at 11am and I have to be at the hospital at 9am.
I am so excited.
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only three more days!!!! If you dont count today or the day or surgery lol... Im so excited for you!!!
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i know u r getting excited, :)
i was about this time when i had my surgery
u will feel so much better as soon as u get to ur room, as i did. it was the best gift i gave myself, :)
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Hello ladies, Tomorrow is my surgery!!! I will...

Hello ladies,

Tomorrow is my surgery!!! I will let everyone know how it goes. I cant eat after 12 tonight. What am I going to do? My surger is not till 11am. Thats a long time for me to go with out drinking or eating.
I am praying that you had a wonderful surgery. I wish you a speedy recovery and hope you will be happy with your new rack. :o)
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im praying for you today!! :)
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So Ready

You ready?! :D

Im wishing you the best of luck on a successful and safe surgery! :D
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Im still in the hospital ladies. I wil be going...

Im still in the hospital ladies. I wil be going home today sometime. Not sure what size i am but do know its not a DD. Will keep u updated.

I am sooooo happy!!!! I love my body. I get to...

I am sooooo happy!!!! I love my body. I get to take a bath tomorow and I will e putting pictures up.



I am a size C!!!



I got home toda at 4pm and did a litte homework.
How are you feeling today?
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I am glad it is over and you are pleased. Keep us posted and get some rest.
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i am so glad things went well. u will so enjoy shopping for the new u. Bras as well as the cute button blouses, :)
i am so happy 4 u and remember pamper yourself the first few weeks @ least the first week
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Today i feel a little better. I have a headache...

Today i feel a little better. I have a headache this morning. Going to get the drains out at 8:30. Im getting some of the feeling back in my breast.



How long did it take you to get feeling again?
Thanks everyone
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You look amazing!!! Congrats.
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You look awesome!!! Congrats :)
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I havent done an update in a long time. Everything...

I havent done an update in a long time. Everything is going well And I got an infection about a weekend and a half after surgery. I feel great now. Thos is my 3week update
So Ready, how are u feeling? it's neem a while since you've updated on whats going on since surgery!
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How are you feeling?
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38 C
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Hey everyone I havent been on in a long time. I...

Hey everyone

I havent been on in a long time. I just want to let you know everything is going well and im doing fine. I will be going back to work on the 2nd of Jan. I am not ready to go back but my break is over.



I hope everyone is doing well. Mary Christmas
wow well congradulations on your surgery girlie so how are you feeling no more back pain huh if you take a look at my breast they are huge i most defenatley cant wait for surgery....
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I am happy to hear you are doing so well:)

Merry Christmas to you.

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Hello Ladies, I havent been on in a long time.......

Hello Ladies,
I havent been on in a long time.... It was so worth getting my breast reduction and I am very HAPPY!!!! I hav not had any problems and everything looks good.

Glad to hear you are doing so well:)

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