Happy to Finally Have Boobs, but What a Pain - Charlotte, NC

So I am 1 month post op, everything looks great, I...

So I am 1 month post op, everything looks great, I did 421 cc silicon under the muscle. But for the past week my left breast has been having shooting pains, they are pretty sharp pains, nothing other than that. Has anyone ever had that and if somehow long, I mean I would do it all again but I certainly don't want this forever

I'm only getting the pains when I get in bed and...

I'm only getting the pains when I get in bed and sometimes when I move in bed, its still soooo worth it...unless this pain continues forever, on the breats that hurts all of the numbness is gone so I think its just my nerves regenerating.

Also, I've been using my stairmaster which I loath, and was wondering how long I should wait before going back to my treadmill, and how long do you wait to sleep on your stomach?

I bought my first Victoria Secret bra today, I was...

I bought my first Victoria Secret bra today, I was mesured at 32 DD, so excited! It was so much fun not feeling insecure about my boob size, plus it was VS big sale and I got 2 bras for $40 buck, did not know I could buy a cheap bra there
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I wasnt even an A cup, I wore 34 A bit didnt fill it up, I am 5'6" and 120
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Jenna .. I know you have been tossing around different ideas in your head on ccs .. sometimes it is not all about the ccs - for example, ^^ thrilled started off with smaller boobs than me (I was a deflated B cup) and went with less ccs but ended up bigger than me. I think I had a lot of skin .. who knows. But, I just wanted to give you some insight. The best thing to do is to show your PS pics of how you want to look and tell him/her you want to be a D or a DD, etc. They will calculate your ccs for you from there and then I would add 25 ccs since a lot of them are conservative unless you go to doc who specializes in porn stars lol. J/K, but you get the point. I told my doc I wanted to be a D cup and showed him pics. He said ok, 425 cc's, silicone, mod profile under the muscle. I ended up going with 457's (as you know) and secretly wish I went even bigger. Good luck and I hope our stories help! ;o)
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Thanks girlie! Yea idk why I'm driving myself crazy with CCs I know I want to be a D but I guess it's the VS ppl who are confusing me because they say I AM a D which I know I'm not lol so then it makes me think maybe I need to be a DD to get my result? And the fact that 2 people that both start off with a B add the same CCs then one had a C and one has a DD confuses me more! Lol maybe I should just go try on sizers with my PS lol
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The people at VS really don't have a clue .. I was told to get measured at a Nordstrom's which I may do today even though I'm not even 3 weeks post op. I'm hesitant to get measured and then buy a bunch of bras (outside of my beloved sports bras) until my final results are here - hopefully sooner than later LOL! Try on sizers with your PS knowing you will lose some ccs because you are probably going under the muscle, bring a few pics of his/her own patients (hopefully) and tell them what you want. I think you be much better off that way hee hee. Keep us posted for sure!!!
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Lol thank you soo much for your help!! I think I'll go to Nordies today :) N I've already printed a few of his patients and some random ones :) n I CAN'T wait to be able to wear sports bras without a normal bra under lol
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Jenna you are going to be sooooo happy! A few days after my surgery I was trying on various dresses and outfits lol
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Thank you :) I know I will be it will just take stressing about it then ill bite the bullet and choose my size and be super excited! It's just a process lol
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And height/weight if you don't mine me asking? In trying to figure out sizes
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Hey!! What size were you before?
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my first VS bra ever, lol
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Congrats LOL!!!
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I only have purchased sports bras .. I have been holding off on buying any other bras until everything settles down.
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I am 6 weeks and they feel pretty soft and I think they have come down a little bit, I only went to get sized, bit with the sale I had to do it
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I am going to be upset if I miss their big sale lolol!!
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I hope they have them more than once a year
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I also just started Bromelain today even though tomorrow is 2 weeks for me .. not sure if I started it too late but I figure it can't hurt!
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I syarted mine berfore surgery, but it has really good stuff in it, so finish all of it
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Will do .. my doc also said to take fish oil supplements. ;)
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I had mine done on 12/26 .. I was on Arnica pills before and after my surgery plus using the Arnica gel/cream on them and my chest muscles (staying away from my incisions) .. I had drains too for 2 days. I would definitely call your PS and discuss what is going on and possibly go and see him/her. I am sure it perfectly normal, but going to see the doc could ease your worry. Good luck!! :)
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Thanks, I need to get an appointment with him, I seem to work the same smdays he does, I keep forgetting to call because the pain seems to only be in bed, grr
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Aw :/ good luck and keep me posted!
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Yes, shooting pains are no fun! Here's what some doctors say about pains after breast augmentation. (It might just be your nerves "waking up").

Please let us know how you feel as you continue your recovery.

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I really think thats what it is, also the one with the most pain is no numb so it seems to be working
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