I'm Happy with my Appearance, but I Want to Improve Upon What I Have...- Chicago, IL
- Jenny in Wisconsin
- updated 1 year ago
I have been considering a rhinoplasty since I was...
- 30 Jun 2012
I have been considering a rhinoplasty since I was about 15. It's the one thing that has always made me feel unattractive. I'm currently 23, so I'm sort of in my "prime." I'm happy with my appearance now. But when I see pictures of myself from a profile perspective, I cringe. I often take pictures of myself when I feel like I look good, and I don't even recognize the girl in the pictures. I feel like my nose won't age well (noses keep growing, and I can use my mom as an example of what my nose will eventually look like).
I currently have a consultation booked in Chicago, IL (I will post the doctor's name if I go ahead and schedule a surgery with him / her). And I am SUPER excited. The date can't come soon enough! I am committed to this, and I'm ready. That said, I'm obviously very nervous. I almost feel like I'm being too greedy...but I really do feel extremely privileged to be in a position where I can afford such a cosmetic surgery.
A preliminary thank you to everyone on this site who has shared their experiences. It makes a big difference!
Note: I have posted a random "amount I expect to spend" based on the reviews on RS. I will update this once I find out what I'll actually be paying. I will also be posting photos as I get closer to the date.
I will be keeping a Word doc 'diary' of my...
- 28 Jul 2012
So stay tuned for updates. I'm determined to give back to this community. :-)
I posted a 'before' picture...be kind!!
RealSelf.com. I love the surgeon's before-after photos.