Day 8 post op and pictures! so happy with results

So i'm 18 days away from my breast augmentation...

So i'm 18 days away from my breast augmentation surgery and i'm still so indecisive on size and shape? I'm 5'4", 105 pounds, and currently wearing a bra size 32A. I'm 19 but have been considering surgery for about two years now and went for my first consultation in January. Since then i have had another consultation but i still have so much more questions i want answered! I'm still deciding on whether to go for round implants or teardrop shaped ones. Is there a huge difference? I also don't know whether to go for 300cc's or 330cc's. I'm hoping to become a full C to a small D cup. I'm super excited for the procedure, but a little bit nervous about the pain! I'm going for a crease incision and the implant will be placed half under/half over the muscle. I'm spending all my spare time researching and watching videos of peoples experiences i'm driving myself insane! So any pre-op tips would be greatly appreciated!

I have just added some before photos to give you...

I have just added some before photos to give you guys an idea of how i look now. Only 16 days now, can't wait to feel good in my body. My friends who have big chests keep telling me how much of a nightmare big boobs are, and i'm like whaaaaat I can't wait to be able to say 'oh my big boobs get in the way'! I am a stomach sleeper though, so I don't think sleeping on my back for a few months is going to be much fun :( I'm hoping these couple of weeks fly in, I'm getting impatient!

So I'm a week away from my surgery now and really...

So I'm a week away from my surgery now and really just want this week to hurry up! It's all I can think about :) I've decided on 330cc round textured implants although my surgeon has ordered in the anatomical shaped ones in case I change my mind, which I've been doing a lot of lately!
I'm taking two weeks off work and my mother is taking a week off to look after me, she's so sweet. My whole family and my boyfriend have been so supportive and understanding of my decision to have implants. They are as excited as I am to see the results and they just want me to be happy. I'm going to go shopping tomorrow for some comfy clothes, i actually don't own a pair of sweatpants at the moment so they are the first on my list! I'm going to get some zip up sweaters and some button up tops too. My surgery is Tuesday and its my friends birthday on Sunday, I should be okay to have a few drinks shouldn't I? I might call my surgeon beforehand to be safe!
I threw out 37 bras today, 37!!!! That made it all seem real alright, I've kept a few aside for the coming week and then I officially don't own a bra :) The surgeon is giving me a surgical bra to wear for a week so hopefully ill be feeling okay to go out and get some sports bras for the few weeks after. It's so annoying not knowing what size I'm going to be!
Anyway I'll check back in once more before I go to the other side! sooo excited :)

So I'm just about to leave for my surgery, have to...

So I'm just about to leave for my surgery, have to be at the hospital for 10.30 and my op is at 12.30! I've been fasting since last night I'm absolutely starving haha. I slept like a baby last night and am feeling so calm at the moment, I know that will all change once I get there though, I'm quite nervous about the anaesthetic! It has been amazing reading everyone's stories on this and it has really prepared me for it so thanks to everyone who has shared their experiences:)

So I got out of surgery a few hours ago, it was...

So I got out of surgery a few hours ago, it was delayed by about five hours so I was waiting around a long time! When I woke up I just felt pain in my hand from the IV but zero pain in my breasts. I still have no pain, on a scale of one to ten I'd say two. They just feel a bit achy! I'll post more tomorrow when I have a bit more energy!

It's post op day one now and I just woke up! It's...

It's post op day one now and I just woke up! It's 6.30am here in Ireland. First I'll start by exactly what happened yesterday!
The surgeon came to my room at about 2.30 to do the markings and make my final decisions. I decided on 310cc textured round silicone with crease incision. It was placed half under/half over the muscle. Then at 3.45 a nurse came to get me to bring me to theatre, my mother and boyfriend walked down with me and we said our goodbyes. When I got in I had to sit in a waiting room and fill out some forms. I met the anaesthesiologist and then we walked down to the operating room at about 5 o clock. I am sooo afraid of needles so was not looking forward to the anaesthetic. But it was fine just a little pinch and then I was out!
I woke up at about 7.30 in the recovery room and the only pain I could feel was a little sting from the IV in my hand. This was due to my hand being swollen from fluids. They later changed it to my other arm in the crease and it feels fine. My hand is still pretty swollen though! Like I said previously I felt zero pain in my breast just the tiniest bit of pressure but it wasn't uncomfortable to breath or anything. Just felt like I did an upper body workout:) there was also no pain where the scar is.
The nurses then wheeled me up to my room where my mother and boyfriend were. I was a bit high so I can't really remember what I was saying to them. They left a half hour later, I called a few friends and watched some television. I'm staying in the hospital over night and this is usually the case in Ireland. I haven't once felt naseaus and I wasn't tired at all last night. I eventually fell asleep at 2.30am and the nurse just woke me there to give me some painkillers as I feel a bit stiff this morning. I guess this is the 'morning boob':) but it's not bad at all just a bit uncomfortable. I'm really really shocked because my pain tolerance is usually ridiculously bad! The only other thing is that I've had quite a dry sore throat since my surgery but have been keeping really hydrated:)
The girls look great. I was only able to have a sneaky peek as they are all bandaged up at the moment. They will change me into a surgical bra in a few hours when the surgeon comes to check on me. Boobs are smaller than I imagined but maybe because they are quite compressed in this bandage and I was lying down when I saw them. I'm really happy with my decision to go ahead with this. I can already see how much better my body looks and how much more confidence I am going to have. I'd say my boyfriend is going to love it too! I'll post some pics when I get home in a few hours:)

I'm day two post op today, still feeling stiff but...

I'm day two post op today, still feeling stiff but not in much pain. Slept well last night:) can't wait for them to drop and soften because I feel like there is a lot of boob to the side and not enough at the front! So I hope this all falls into place nicely. Im posting pics up from just after my surgery:)

Haven't updated in a few days because I haven't...

Haven't updated in a few days because I haven't really had much going on! my boobs are starting to feel part of my body now which is great, I am beyond happy with them, Tried on a 32c bra the other day and was popping out of it:) The whole experience has been a walk in the park. However on day 2 I had a bit of vomiting but that came and went quite quickly, I was even able to shower and wash my own hair on my own on this day. I am sleeping nearly flat on my back now and am getting in and out of bed quite easily except for first thing in the morning when I'm slightly stiff. I stopped taking my painkillers on day 3 as I felt these were causing me to have the stomach problems and to be honest regular over the counter pain relievers were easing the discomfort just as effectively. I am LOVING the size and shape of my breasts at the moment and already my confidence in my body has gone through the roof! I would definitely recommend breast augmentation to people thinking about it. The only downside at the moment is that I have numbness in parts of each breast but I'm sure this will go away over the next few weeks. I'm happy with how they are softening, but I don't really want them to drop. I feel they look perfect at the moment so I don't want much more of a change in them :) If anybody has any questions please ask! I have also attached a photo from today.
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Hey Hun, how are you? I have the same bra as you ;)
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Hey! Its gorgeous isn't it haha. I'm great, its been quite an easy experience for me, i'm able to do everything normal now! how about yourself:) x
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I am good but not as well as you are. Still taking my pain killers and still getting these shooting pains. Yours look fabulous though I am delighted for you. You still resting? Or all back to normal? When is your post op appointment? x
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Yeah I get shooting pains now and then but thankfully they only last a second! Thanks so much, I kind of wish I went bigger but they are the perfect size for my body and nobody would guess they were fake:) how are you getting on with the bruising? I feel back to normal but am being lazy while I'm off work so you could say I'm still resting haha. Post op appointment is on Tuesday! Hoping they take off the tape thats over my scars. I really wanna see how they're coming along! x
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Hey, how are you? How was your post op appointment? I think something is wrong with my left breast, I can feel a lump and the side is still numb. Really worried here... I have my post op app on Thursday- hope the news won't be too bad :( Your photo looks great. Do they still look the same? x
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Hope you got home ok. Can't sleep so nervous lol x
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Glad you are doing great! I was the same way than you, very surprised of the size of the girls at first, they looked smaller than I though, then day 2 and 3 I doubled size because I was very swollen. Once the swollen went down I was way bigger than my day 1 and at first I had mixed feelings, one moment I loved them and the next I hated them l but after the first week I got a grip on my emotions and I really love them now. Let us know if you need anything. We are here for each other. Big hug and happy easy recovery!!!
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Yay! Happy to hear that! Now rest rest rest! Post pics when you feel up to it!
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Delighted you are well. Looking forward to tomorrows update. Sleep well and happy healing x
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Pics please
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That's so exciting!!! Glad you are doing well!!! Keep us all posted about your recovery!!! :)
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Congrats! Good luck! Update as soon as you feel up to it!
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You're almost there Hun. Wish you all the best tomorrow. Keep us updated and let us know if you need moral support :) see you on the other side xxx
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Thanks a lot I'm freaking out right now! Haha can't wait for tomorrow to be over with:) I'll defo be updating tomorrow! Fingers crossed all goes well xxx
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You'll be fine Hun, you went for the right PS and she'll do a great job. Listen, if you need anything let me know xxx
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Checking in to see how you're doing since it's getting closer! Are you getting pretty excited?!
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Hey! I'm so so excited but really nervous at the same time! There is no doubt in my mind that I want it done, but the things that could go wrong are running through my head constantly, I guess this is normal though:) I'm so glad I found this site it is definitely keeping me calm about everything!
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You're totally right about the nervousness and I think we all thik of worse case scenarios but I remembered that I kept telling myself how my PS has done thi so many times and, as hard as it as, to just put faith on him since he's the pro :) We're all here for ya through it all and VERY excited for you!!
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Hey Hun, how are getting on? Did you get your pre-op appointment? I am having mine tomorrow. Big decisions to be made :) wish me luck x
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Hey! Won't be having another appointment before my surgery, I've had two already so they said they will call me with exact surgery times and whatnot. Although I did drop in the other day to make sure size was okay! How did you get on? What have you decided on?:) x
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So, changed my mind and will go for the anatomic implants. My PS said that if I ever want to get pregnant the round ones mightn't look too nice after. And he has lots of experience, so I'll go with that. Same with size, I just couldn't imagine a proper look with the sizers in my bra. Told him what I want and he will see during the surgery what's best. Not long left for the two of us :) can not wait for this wait to be over. You getting any preperations done like the girls here do? Like vitamin supplements? x
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My surgeon has ordered my size in both round and anatomical so I'll decide on the day. Think I'm gonna go with round though. I haven't been advised on any supplements to take by my PS, but a lot of people on here seem to take arnica so I might try get some of that. How about you?:) I know the days are flying in I'm starting to get so nervous! x
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Spoke to my ps and he said that usually there is no bruising with BAs so he would think it was a waste of money. I will get bio oil for the scars but other than that I think (and my ps) I don't need much more. I am starting to get nervous too, bit sure we'll be fine. Not long left now. How long will you be off work for? Happy St. Patricks weekend x
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Oh okay cool that's good to know and I don't think I've ever bruised in my life so I should be fine! I'm taking 13 days off work. My manager has been so amazing and understanding about it! I work in a clothes shop and there's a lot of lifting boxes and reaching so I thought better safe than sorry and take as long as I can! How about you? :) x
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That's very good. You should not be lifting for a good fee weeks Id say. Think I'll be off for 2weeks, see how it goes.
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