Ready for a New Start... - Greenbelt, MD

I've been lurking on this site for a min and I...

I've been lurking on this site for a min and I have been reading everyone's encouraging posts and I have finally decided to encourage someone else.

Where to start...? I am 21 years old, 5'1, 200 pounds, and tired of dragging around laundry bags. I am tired of too small bras, stupid looking button ups, and having to dress like my grandma when going out with my friends... lol!

I've had large breasts since I was 11... and I've been a G cup since i was 13. Funny enough they didn't start bothering me until I got to college. I started to notice back pains when doing things like sitting on my floor studying. I tried yoga, pilates, I lost weight, gained it back and no relief.

I finally ran into someone who told me about the surgery and how insurance would over it. So I went for it... I changed doctors, got referred to a plastic surgeon and 4 days after my consultation, I was APPROVED! I was amazed at how simple the process was.

So here I am, 2 days before my surgery, nervous, anxious, and super excited. Also Im a little disappointed that I have to prolong graduation for this surgery... but hey, c'est la vie right?

But anyway... Thanks to all who have posted and shared their stories... You were a bigger help than you know! I'll be sure to update soon!

Warning! please excuse the non cohesive run on...

Warning! please excuse the non cohesive run on sentences... im on winter break lol!

Hey everyone! Im 3 days post op and not in too much pain. i just feel uncomfy. I had a little bit of leakage on my bra when i woke up yesterday but i dried up. I also washed up yesterday and took the surgical bra off. That felt awesome. Overall I love the way the girls look. I look much smaller.... i barely recognize myself. I hate being restricted though! I cant do anything but sit, sleep, eat, and watch tv. Its getting booorrrinnng!!!! lol! I went to walmart with my mom today and that exhausted me. I never realized how big that store was. I've been trying to drink coconut water but its disgusting! blah! But minus all of the childish complaints... it was super worth it. I never realized how big of an effect my breasts had on my life! sheesh!

Some questions for the post op ladies:

Are you always tired? I take at least 2 naps during the day and then still sleep through the night.
Did you have any leakage early on?
Did you get a little bloated in the tummy area?

Hey Ladies... I am currently 18 days post op and...

Hey Ladies... I am currently 18 days post op and dealing with some wound separation. It is no bigger than a quarter and under the breast along the T portion. It started with incessant drainage... and now it looks like a deep hole. When i noticed the drainage i spoke with my PS and she told me it was normal... but this hole under my breast is far from normal so she will be receiving another phone call tomorrow morning.

Has anyone else dealt with wound separation? How did you all handle it?

I really need some positivity and encouragement... because all i keep thinking about is my breast falling apart. = (
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