So far the experience went from terrible to...

So far the experience went from terrible to fantastic. The first doctor I saw made me feel completely awful, wanting to change everything about me. The second doctor was good but his assistant kept pressuring me to schedule THAT day and to "pay now or it'll increase". The third doctor, Dr.Micheal Freedland was who I chose. He took time with me. He didn't push me into anything. He didn't pressure me. Cindy was great, she knew what I wanted before I could even tell her.

Terrified.

Six days until surgery and I'm terrified of dying. Is this normal?

Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the big day. I have to be there at nine am. I am terribly nervous and stressed out. I am starting to wonder if I decided to go too big, too small, will it hurt for long, am I being too ambitious by thinking I can return to work so soon...

Today

Bye bye old boobs.. In two and a half hours I'll have new ones

Not bad.. Not bad at all.

One, I'm not dead. Two. It didn't hurt anywhere like I imagine. Three, Dr Freedland was awesome. Very relaxed, he kept my boyfriend up to date on the info.

Pictures

Better photo

Ice is my friend. So is on demand.

So.. Ow

I just woke up and it feels like a bull headbutt my boobs. They seem to have gone down a bit in swelling. Or not. I don't know.

Things I'm glad I learned here

That my boobs would look weird first. Although Cindy at my doctors showed me photos so I'd be aware. That my stomach would hurt. That I may not be able to poop. No one told me the poop thing until I came here. So I've added fiber pills to my collection of pills to take.

This feels weird.

I feel like my boobs are super heavy

Help!

I think I made a mistake. Dogs got muddy prints on my carpet and I had no help.. Had to clean the carpet. Literally only a small section, took maybe three minutes, including putting it away but now I'm sore. Did I mess up???

No bra.. Sorta

Day 2 post op

I can't move. This is unpleasant, at best. I hope tomorrow is better because I'm supposed to go to work.

Why am I awake?

I'm so tired all the time. Thank God for my boyfriend. He's been so helpful. He's been making sure I have everything I need, has helped with my two sons and has also helped me care for my grandparents. I don't know what I'd do without him.

I didn't tell many people about the surgery. I figured if they needed to know, I would tell them . Anyone else can just wonder if I had anything done. Since I've been wearing the bombshell bra lately that adds two cup sizes, I figure who's gonna really know.

How long

How long does the frankenboob last?

Glub glub

My left boob just gurgled....

Post op day twp

Post my first shower

<3

I'm pretty sure my boyfriend is a saint. He has been taking care of me, my kids, oour dogs and my grandparents. My grandfather has been in the hospital so he's been taking my grandma up there every day to see him. On top of all that he is the one who helped me get this surgery and he got me a sweetest day gift. I need to think of how to thank him. Ideas?

No work

I'm not hurting as bad just some sharp burning pains now and then. But I didn't eat with my meds so I feel sick. I want to feel normal

New pics

I didn't take any pictures but I tried on my old bikini top. Hilarious.

Pre op boobs

Side effect

Because I haven't been using my arms, I've strengthened my legs by using them to get up and down. So maybe I'll have nice legs too

Now that I'm not drugged up

Now that I stopped the vicoden, I can explain more. One, I know my boobs are not super perky. I'm OK with that. They never have been. I did not want a lift. Two doctors tried to pressure me into one, but I just did not want that. Dr Freedland told me I didn't have to have one. I'm 34. I want 34 year old boobs but bigger. So far, that's the result I appear to be getting. I'm so glad I went to other consults after my initial bad one. It was so bad I was in tears and told my boyfriend it was never happening. Dr Freedland made me feel so much better. I cannot stress that enough. His staff is amazing.

Ugh

These boobs are heavy and I can't switch to a sports bra until Friday. This surgical bra is not as supportive. Any tips?

:(

I've realized I'll never poop again. I've tried everything. I can't poop.

Day four

Work..

So far, not so bad. Just taking it easy. But I sure miss Netflix and my bed

Anyone else?

Anyone else wondering if they went big enough? I think I did..but I know its too soon to tell

So I'm dying here

Work was a bad idea. My boobs hurt and feel tight. I'm freaking out

:(

I'm very emotional. I just had a panic attack

Sex

.. So we couldn't wait.. We had sex tonight. Now I'm freaking out..

Ok..

I dont think sex ruined my boobs..ha ha...I do feel more relaxed now..Also, lotion! I wasnt putting lotion on my boobs!! Well tonight I did and goodness they feel better!!

Holy boobies, batman!

No morning boob and these suckers are huge!

Whew

I feel much more normal today. My boobs are less heavy. I got some rest and honestly, I think the sex helped a lot!

Bras..

I have a lovely collection of nice bras from my pre-op days..I am thinking of donating them. What are all of you planning to do with yours?

Help!!

Is this normal??

week one appt

Tomorrow is my first post op appt...hope it goes well

Day six

One week

Appt

Everything is good, bruising is normal. Dr said I look good especially for just being a week out. :)

Day eight

Super morning boobs this morning. Ouch! I'm ready for the whole drop and fluff.

Pics

Day nine

Starting to drop

Rough today

Today has been rough. I hurt in my incision area. I'm tired. They feel heavy today

Sports bra

One, it sucks having to minimize new boobs in a sports bra. But I found a good one finally. Bally makes a high impact one that's great

:/

I hope I went big enough. I'm thinking maybe I should have gone with 600cc

Day ten

Grr

A friend questioned my decision today. They seemed off put that I made a choice, for me, to feel better in my body. This isn't my first incident, someone on this site messaged me telling me what a huge mistake implants are. I would never tell someone to get implants.. Why tell me I should not have?

Love this photo

Do I?

I'm getting a cold.. Do I call my PS?

Meh

The dr said a cold is ok and won't do any damage. Today I am hurting a little. Not the previous kind of hurt but I can definitely tell my implants are trying to stretch that muscle out. They feel tighter than yesterday and the skin hurts

Day twelve

Woke up and freaked out because I wasn't in pain. I had to grab my boobs. They're still here. However, I can feel something squishy if I poke the bottom of the right. One, I need to not poke it. Two, it's apparently normal because that's my smaller not over filled implant.

Jiggly

My boobs jiggled while I was walking today! It made me smile

Love them

So far I am loving them!

Complaints about this site though.. After surgery all these explant reviews now are suggested. I don't read those anymore.

Bally sports bra

Size

I keep bouncing between loving the size and wishing they were bigger. But I know if I had gone much bigger, it would have had to been a HP implant and the projection would have made me look much like a trapazoid.

Look who's dropping!

It's starting!

Minimizer

These are pictures with my most minimizing sports bra... They still look huge:)

Oops

I forgot some

In normal clothes

No more..

No more VS for me. I measured at a 34F. They asked me to leave.

Freaking out!!

They suddenly got super soft. More right one than left. Is something wrong????

I think

I think they are OK?

This is fun

I tried on an old bra that was always too big 34DD and my bikini top that is on here as a before pic

Wish..

Wish I'd gone bigger :(

Sizing

haven't bought a bra yet.. It feels too soon. But I measure a 34f at Victoria secret and a 34g at Soma. So why do I feel they aren't big enough?

Wtf Realself

Not sure

Still unsure of I went big enough. Do they get bigger after they fluff?

Ughh

None of my sports bras fit. My surgical bra doesn't fit. I'm currently watching the walking dead with no bra because my largest sports bra is too tight. Where do I find a small band sports bra for big boobs?

18 days post

Still waiting on the drop and fluff fairy..

More pics

OMG

The Genie bra is fantastic!! Two for $19.99 at Bed,Bath and Beyond. Its perfect.

two and a half weeks

I had my post op for 2.5 weeks, filled out my warranty info, got my steri-strips taken off, so that felt good..and weird ..another new thing to obsess over, will that make my incision more likely to bust open?

19 days post

Three weeks

If I ever figure out how

I'm deleting this profile. I thought it would be a supportive place to share stories and information but it's not.

Crap

Right one dropped, left didn't. What the hell do I do?

My wish boobs

These were my wish boobs. Lucy Pinder. I think I got close

What is up

My right is sift and pain free. Left is a little sore, tighter and not dropping as fast.

Ouch

My boobs grew two more inches. I couldn't figure out why they hurt so bad.. My genie bra is now too small

My left boob is pissing me off

It's dropping slower than the right. It was my smaller boob, with a bigger implant. I don't know if that's why or something is wrong.

Sad..

I think I'm behind in my emotional cycle. Most of the time I'm happy I did it. But I miss chasing my kids and wonder if I ever will be able to again. They are still heavy feeling and by five pm, I'm exhausted and I'm not comfortable. I miss feeling normal.

Four weeks

Revelation

I've decided if the left doesn't drop, I am still happy with my results. My boobs weren't even before, I can't expect them to be now. I wanted my boobs but bigger. That's what I got.

In my head?

In pictures the left doesn't look that far behind. But I can tell. I feel the difference. Is it all in my head?

Dr appt

He said everything looks good and not to worry about the left dropping slower. Between the muscle being tighter before and it being the side I use to reach for things and carry my purse, it'll drop soon. DDon't go back until March

Fluffing

Getting some serious side boob

Thoughts?

Are my incision looking OK?

Feeling slighted.

The moderators post on everyone's reviews.. Except mine. I feel a bit outcast.

Grrr

My right is dropping and fluffing and beautiful. I officially hate my slower stubborn left one.

Nothing boobs related.

This has nothing to do with my surgery or recovery but I needed to vent. My boyfriend
And I live together. He has a daughter from his marriage (divorced two years). He got an invitation to her birthday party. Addressed to his parents address. Not ours. So either she intentionally sent it there or he didn't tell her we live together. Either way.. Meh.

Things aren't better.

Boobs wise, the left isn't caught up yet but I'm living with it. Relationship wise.. I do not know. We've been together since March of 2012. I thought by now things would be different. He was deployed most of that time, he came home in September this year. While he was gone we talked about everything. We planned a life and future. He came home and the planning stopped. I don't know what to do anymore

First bra

It's a 34gg

Not good

My boyfriend broke up with me today. He said he loves me, wants to be with me but he's not comfortable, he needs to not be around people. Then he took his dog and left. Not his clothes, not his uniforms, not even the dog's cage. Just the dog.

What do I do now?

Six months post op

It's doing well.. The left is catching up. Overall I'm happy

More photos

Non boobs update

Bf and I had a huge fight in January, immediately after he started his new job (the next day) which took him out of state. Since then, we have actually been doing much better and our relationship is better than ever

A little update

Most days I forget that I even had surgery. They feel so natural and a part of me.

I can sleep on my stomach, run, jump, do everything I always could before!

Photos

First vacation

My boobs first vacation!
Detroit Plastic Surgeon

Dr Freedland is the best doctor. His staff is kind, caring, supportive!

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Your results are amazing!!!
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Beautiful !! How many CC's? Over, under ?
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Under, 510 in right,540 left
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Really working that size! Idk if I could pull it off..I keep going from 450-500 I'm so torn but I believe my dr recommended over the muscle since I have plenty of breast tissue..I will be stalking your review for sure..and using your pics to show my dr..hope everything is Turning up for you..
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I started with a very full c, almost d
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I'm 36 c but I'm pretty sure most of that is my wide back lol
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I love the way ur boobs look!!! I am considering this doc how do u like them now
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Glad to hear you're healing without any complications. I love the black bra with lace...very pretty! Are you feeling like you can chase your sons around again? Or are you still a bit sore? Sorry to hear about the bf troubles. Hoping things work out for you!
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Hey girl... just checking in on you... Hope things are better! Happy New Year!
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Things are better. We had a huge fight. Then ended up talking things out. Boobs wise my left is still not where I'd like but after looking at old pics, I realize it was always that way.
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Oh good! I'm glad things are making a turn around for you!
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I'm guessing he will be back to get his things. He isn't suicidal is he?
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Weird!? I'm sorry!!!
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U look great! Ill probably have mine done next yr after the thigh lift.
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LOVE that bra and how you look in it! Gorgeous! Sorry about the BF. :( I have heard how hard the military can be on home life.
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Thank you. I know it's all a matter of adjusting.. For he and I and also for the kids. I'm just such an impatient person.. Obviously from all my posts about my surgery lol.
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Hi sandi7 that black bra your wearing is beautiful! The girls are beautiful as well! Remember our girls are sisters not twins! Smile they are gorgeous!
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Yes my doctor reminded me, it's two surgeries, not one. They won't heal the same. And the left was always different, so I've accepted it now :)
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You look great, love that bra. So pretty!!!
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Thank you! I found it at nordstroms. I didn't realize the bullets were so expensive before I bought the gun, so to speak lol
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Lol, that's hilarious:)
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You're results are so amazing!! I think that if my skin ever stretched and I was ever be to get a revision later down the line, that is exactly what I would go for. At this point in my small town, I dont want to go big. Looks like you're going through the same D&F process as me. If it makes you feel any better, mine are still pretty hard and my PS sad I wont drop for months! Months! And your rant about the family thing, I'm so sorry! I was once the gf of a man with a couple kids. It was years ago but when I recently saw "Stepmom" with Julia Roberts, I cried because when I was 23 and his ex was 30, I felt so isolated and hated. It was really rough, and exes play stupid passive agressive games. He moved on to find a woman the ex got along with, more her age, but I can certainly understand the stress it causes. Good luck.
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And it's so difficult for me because my ex husband isn't involved with our two sons, I raise them alone and have for seven years so I don't have my own ex drama. My surgeon said months too lol he said it'll be at least six months for the final look.
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omg i want what you have!! i been lurking for perfect boob pic to give to my surgeon and you nailed it. Thanks. I hope everything goes well with your boyfriend. Yes i think his ex probably did that so i would just ingore it. You need to show that your better then she is! I will be getting mine done next year i am getting a thigh lift first. My pcp recommended me that first. i hope everything goes well. Thanks for the update.
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Men!
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