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I've wanted boobs since I was a flat chested teen,...

I've wanted boobs since I was a flat chested teen, lol. I'm a mom of 3 kids, nursed them all for a total of 7 years. I'm done having kids and am ready to have boobs. I'm 33, 120lbs and 5'3. I decided to go with 325cc hp, silicone. I'm sure I will have a ton of questions while the big day gets near. I've been on here reading a ton so Its nice to finally post :) I will add a photo tonight when on actual computer.

So I am kind of confused. I called the drs office...

So I am kind of confused. I called the drs office today to ask some questions which helped but still need help. Thinking 325cc or 350cc. I don't want the stripper/ too fake look. They told me that my breast base was an 11 so I had to go with HP in order to get the volume or I could go mod and go with a smaller size. I don't want to go too small and regret it.

Getting super excited! Wish I could bump up the...

Getting super excited! Wish I could bump up the date. I'm wanting to go a bit bigger. Just don't want to regret the size. Wondering if I will have good cleavage with hp.

I'm starting to get really nervous but am very...

I'm starting to get really nervous but am very excited. I decided on 325cc at my last appt but worry that it won't get me to my final goal of full c. I can't wait to try on the sizes again. Surgery is in a week!!

So we tried on sizes again and decided on the 400...

So we tried on sizes again and decided on the 400 cc. I can't wait until next Thursday. Yay!!

Lol, I've been watching for all the Tuesday...

Lol, I've been watching for all the Tuesday updates today. I called my nurse to ask more questions regarding my sizes. She told me to stop reading the Internet, haha! I need a drink or something to calm my nerves.

I'll post more later. Everything went great.

I'll post more later. Everything went great.

So I'm starting to check out the goods and I don't...

So I'm starting to check out the goods and I don't see the upper fullness that most have. I got 400cc, hp, under the muscle. Just seems like all the volume is under my boon. I'll post a pic once I get my laptop out.

I just woke up at 1am in pain. Took my pills so...

I just woke up at 1am in pain. Took my pills so hopefully they will kick in soon. I fell asleep with the ice pack one and have to wait for it to freeze to use it again. I'm going to get another ice pack to rotate with today. Not enjoying sleeping in the chair. Who is actually sleeping more flat in a bed? I checking out my boobs to look for some cleavage and I don't see any :( kind of sad about that. Anyways, all in all, I'm doing ok.

Oh, forgot to mention that my ps has me doing...

Oh, forgot to mention that my ps has me doing chicken wing stretches every hour when awake. You make a chicken wing with your arms and rotate in huge circles. I am supposed to do them at least 6 times on each side, each hour. Anyone else doing something similar.

Was anyone else scared to look at their boobs? The...

Was anyone else scared to look at their boobs? The dr looked at them during the post op and said they were great, but I almost passed out when he looked. I need to take a look at these things. Lol

They don't seem very high up to me. The right has...

They don't seem very high up to me. The right has more swelling than the left.

I finally got some sleep last night. I woke in a...

I finally got some sleep last night. I woke in a bit of pain but the sleep felt amazing :) I'm feeling so much better today. I still haven't been able to go potty. I've taken three stool softners and drank an entire bottle of mag citrate. Hopefully today will be the day that I cam go, lol. I've been trying to drink a ton of water too.

Didn't sleep the best last night. Having trouble...

Didn't sleep the best last night. Having trouble getting comfortable. I'm no longer constipated, yay! I am concerned that my boobs look really low. I don't think i'm gonna have any cleavage :( What do you think? I still have the strap on, supposed to wear it until Thursday.

Post op day 4. I woke up feeling great! Slept all...

Post op day 4. I woke up feeling great! Slept all night without any pain medication. Got up and straightened up the house a bit and made my own coffee. Yay!! Don't want to overdue it so I'm back relaxing in bed. My boyfriend bought me a maid groupon and they are coming today :) I bought a few recovery bras before surgery c and d cups. Don't think the d cups will work so I'm going to go exchange them today or tomorrow. Kind of bummed as I was hoping to be pushing a d. Guess I really did have small boobs to begin with. I cant wait for Thursday to get here so I can take this dumb strap off. Ugh. I guess I took it off in the middle of the night cause I woke with it off. Good thing I sleep propped up. I'll add a few more pics too. Oh, I can't stop going potty thanks to all the crap I took to poop, better out than in!!

Just got back from a 2 mile slow walk, hubby...

Just got back from a 2 mile slow walk, hubby walked the dog :) felt good to be outside. Today I've had burning sensations in my right breast, ouch. It comes and goes. I took a few new pics but nothing really changed. I don't think I'm all that swollen at this point. I only took one muscle relaxer today and that was after blow drying my hair. All in all the healing process hasn't been too bad, I expected worse.

So tomorrow I get to start massaging and only have...

So tomorrow I get to start massaging and only have to wear the strap at night(for one week). I cannot begin to tell you how excited I am to not wear this strap, lol. I slept 14 hours last night without any pain meds. Things are much better now :) Still have burning on my right breast but I discovered that if I lightly massage it, it goes away. I am still using the arnica pills/gel and taking bromelain. I am also supposed to start taking vitamin e pills and massaging scar with the E oil. I forget if that's tomorrow or 3rd week. I'm so excited to have boobs!! I do question the size a bit. I went 400CC and the max I could have gotten is 425CC but I think these are a good fit for my frame.

It's been a week since my surgery. I'm feeling...

It's been a week since my surgery. I'm feeling great. I went out this evening for some shopping, dinner and long walk since the weather was so awesome. I was tired after so I think I overdid it a bit. I came home and iced my boobs :) I bought a few new bras since I will be returning to work on Monday and didn't want to wear the medical bra. Posted a few pics of the new bras, all purchased from Target. I got a great deal :)

I'm 9 days out now and i'm feeling great. I do get...

I'm 9 days out now and i'm feeling great. I do get pain under my boobs which is strange. Anyone else getting that? I have been walking a ton the last two days, it's so nice outside. I'm confused on the instructions my dr provided. He said that I can wear a wireless bra at 3 weeks. Not sure what I am actually allowed to wear in the meantime, the surgical bra, sports bra?? I guess I'll call on Monday. I will post new pictures tomorrow. Hope everyone else is doing great!!

Decided to post pics now :) I can't really say...

decided to post pics now :) I can't really say that I've seen any changes in the last couple of days. Do you?

Well, I went back to work today. I can't say it...

Well, I went back to work today. I can't say it was the easiest. I was exhausted and my boobs started to get achy half way through the day. Co-workers were great, only a few knew why I was gone. They decorated my desk and signed a little card... oh, and they gave me balloons and a tiny little balloon taped to the card. It was sweet! Oh, so I have a squeak in my boob :( when I massage it, it makes a little squeak and totally freaks me out. I read that it's normal, but I don't like it. I had to massage my boobs a few times today as they kept getting hard. I think the swelling is completely gone and more than likely they are done dropping. At least they look like it to me. They tend to look really big in these pictures but can easily be hidden in the clothes. I am still really bloated, despite eating healthy and drinking a ton of water. I also worked out yesterday just walked a mile and did 20 min on the stairs - I took it slow though. I can't wait to start running again and taking my yoga classes. Hope my surgery buddies are healing and enjoying their new friends :)

I am doing so much better :) I am back to the gym...

I am doing so much better :) I am back to the gym every morning, which feels sooooo good. Not lifting or doing anything that I really want to do, just light cardio but feels perfect, for now. I wake every morning with morning boob and hate it! Dread the mornings, lol. So I am now massaging 3 times a day with Emu oil, vit E drops twice a day orally, vit E rubbed on the incision, no lifting more than 15lbs - that's about it per the dr. I am supposed to start wearing a regular wire free bra next week. I've been wearing nothing but stretchy, cup free things. My new love is the bralette, so comfy. I wore a sports bra to work one day and totally regretted it, maybe it was too tight?? but I went home in so much pain. I can't wait to start lifting things. I really miss carrying my 3 year old. I do forget that I am not supposed to but the chest muscles certainly remind me when I do something that I am not supposed to. Oh, I can finally button my pants without hurting, lol... it's the little things. I feel like my boobs are small... however, I never wanted big, huge boobs. I could have gone with a 425 but that was the max that my dr would do. Everyone is telling me that the size looks perfect with my frame. I was 124 the day of the surgery and now I am up to 130. I remained bloated for over a week from the surgery and meds. Hopefully I can get back into a good routine and drop a few lbs. I bet I will be a lot happier with the size once I do. Anyways, here are a few new pics.

Sorry forgot to post a pic. I was wondering how...

Sorry forgot to post a pic. I was wondering how everyone's incisions are smoothing out? Mine is healing but feels raised a bit.

It's been three weeks. I am feeling great. Still...

It's been three weeks. I am feeling great. Still minor aches and pains but not too bad. Dr said they look great and that I should be very happy in 3 months. I am very pleased with the results so far. I love my new boobs. I do wish they were a bit bigger. :) I added one new pic.

I'm doing great! My boobs have dropped and are...

I'm doing great! My boobs have dropped and are getting softer. Bra shopping has been fun. I get to start running on Thursday and am super excited for it. Some bras irritate my boobs, they feel much better free.

My boobs are still generally achy. Mostly I feel...

My boobs are still generally achy. Mostly I feel it aroundy sternum but also outside edges too. Sometimes it still hurts when I'm breathing. Just want to make sure that the little aches are normal. Thx.

I love my boobs :) I am still achy but it's...

I love my boobs :) I am still achy but it's improving daily. I am allowed to start running now, I am going to try this afternoon. I'm very happy with my new boobs and would do it again in a minute.

Today was my first post op run. I was 4 weeks last...

Today was my first post op run. I was 4 weeks last Thursday. I ran a mile and a half. It felt so strange running and feelings boobs, lol. Going to have to get used to that one. I wore a Nike full support sports bra, size small. It held things in place nicely. I am going to try the Tata tamer as well. My right boob aches and the muscle feels tight. I had to change my running posture slightly because the muscle kept flexing while running. I came home and took some Ibprofen, just in case it swells a bit. I ran outside and got a few double takes from drivers, silly men :) even my boyfriend drove by to see how they looked haha. I am running a half marathon in July so I'm happy that I can run comfortable. I hope this post helps the runners a bit ;)
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