Ready to Tell the Girls Good Bye - Houston, TX

Today is the beginning of my journey. I had my...

Today is the beginning of my journey. I had my consultation and the wait begins. Hoping that insurance will cover my BR. I am 5'2, 48 years old and about 170. My breast are size 36 G/H. I have always had large breast and just tired of the size and weight and having constant headaches, neck and back pain.

Today I called insurance and they gave me my...

Today I called insurance and they gave me my approval. I am pre-op on August 29, surgery on September 4. I am so counting the days. Can't wait.

I had a pre-op and per-registration this morning. ...

I had a pre-op and per-registration this morning. I am scheduled to be at the hospital at 8:30 AM on Sept. 4. Doctor said surgery should take 2-3 hours. Was a little disappointed when he pointed out that I might not be able to have a C cup but he would do everything he can to get to a C. He was really pushing a D. Oh well, I was hoping for a C, but anything will be better that what I deal with on a daily basis. So now it is time, to start getting everything together and try and calm my nerves.

My nerves are going every which way. So ready for...

My nerves are going every which way. So ready for Tuesday to be here. I have a question, I told my doctor I wanted a C cup, so what cup size sports bra should I start out with. I purchased a D, but not really sure.

Had my surgery this morning. I am so amazed that...

Had my surgery this morning. I am so amazed that I have had very little pain. Staying the night in hospital doctor will come in in morning yo change my dressing and I get to go home.

Went in yesterday for my 3 week post op check up. ...

Went in yesterday for my 3 week post op check up. Doctor said everything was looking good, I can now go with out without a bra whatever makes me comfortable. I think I slept better last night than I have for 3 weeks.
Dr. Bruce Smith

Dr. Smith was recommended to me by two friends.

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A good night's sleep makes all of the difference!
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Thanks I'm doing well. I have had some nausea but doing well. Just soreness.
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Now is the time for rest and lots of fluids. Give your body a good solid week of rest (two if you can swing it) and you will feel so much better because of it. Now is not the time to prove that you are wonder that for later :-D
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Congratulations! So glad everything went well. Hope you get some rest tonight and get home without incident tomorrow!
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Thanks BamaMama.
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Sports bras have a tendency to run small, so it should work! That's what I bought and I was comfy
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WooHoo! It will be here soon :-D Your bra should fit, but if not you could always use an ACE wrap until it does. Good luck!
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Thanks Iowa71
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Thanks Iowa71 for all of your encouragement. I'm feeling a little overwhelmed.
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You are going to do great and be so happy you did this. I was an H-cup and wasn't able to hit that C-cup size, but I can tell you that even though I'm not as small as I had dreamt of being, I am still so much more comfortable, mobile, and happy than I was a year ago. Good luck and keep us posted!
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WooHoo!!  Good news :-D
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I have an appointment on the August 29, and my surgery is scheduled for September 4. I'm still waiting on insurance, when I called today they said I should know something by the end of the week. That was given to a nurse for review on Monday. I'm excited but scared.
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Welcome!! I was a G/H too... I had my surgery on July 10th... I am just about 5 weeks post op. I feel great and am soo glad I had the surgery!!! Good Luck!!!
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Welcome! Will be anxious to hear when you get your approval!
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Dear Had. It took about 3 months for me to get approval. Our stats are similar. And we are the same age. I am one week post op and it's a truly life changing experience. I am sore and still leaky, but I am so looking forward to living a much more active life than I had been previously. Sending good thoughts and prayers your way!
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Welcome to the community.  I am so glad you joined us.  I will keep the good thoughts coming your way and hope the insurance approves this quickly.

You will feel like a new woman after this is over.

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