after 2 weeks of 575-590 implants/then an explant 1 week ago my boobs r back to normal in appearance(no extra stretching)

This has become my go-to site for research/comfort...

This has become my go-to site for research/comfort. After my husband (while doing research 4me) found a very informative story on here that he figured would help me know what to expect, and it got me hooked. So I've decided to contribute, to help others. I'm a 28 yr old wife/mom of 2.. A 9/4 yr old. Did not breast feed. Pre babies I was 100lbs and a B cup. During my last preg I got somewhere around D-DD at 170lbs!. Now at 124lbs they are somewhat deflated and at a full but low C cup. I've always loved the big round fake look. So needless to say I've been very unhappy with my 'girls' for many years now (except during pregnancy, lol) Even though noone would guess I want a BA thanks to Victoria Secrets Miraculous bras, I've been filling out a fake D for a few years:-) But Im tired of all the 'help' So I made the consult and I'm ready to take the leap. At first I was suprisingly scared even though this is something I've wished I could do for prob 10 years. I've chosen smooth round High Profile saline at 575cc's hoping I went big enough to plump these babies up and give me the wow effect I like (without the help of Miraculous). Surgery date is 9/27/2012 so I'll update after my pre op appointment the 26th. I think Im pretty prepared from reading all the stories Im just ready to go! Ready to experience all the pain/swelling/frankinboob for myself, since everyone has diff experiences and diary it here. Pics of b4 and after Will be posted after surgery. Noone needs to see the "bad" without the pretty pictures of the "Good" as comparission:)

A little ove one week now, I went today and got a...

A little ove one week now, I went today and got a comfy sports bra (D) to wear after surgery hoping it will fit, since they do have give in them and they will be pre-drop pre-fluff. It just cant get here fast enough!

P.S. I have Too Many recognizable tattoos to post...

P.S. I have Too Many recognizable tattoos to post nude :-) (recognizable when I wear any top in public) Ty for understanding

Ive started planning/getting prepared. Getting...

Ive started planning/getting prepared. Getting meals prepared for the week, making sure I have fresh sheets on the bed, purchased a comfy post op bra, got my sister booked to come Wednesday morning to go w me to my pre op appointment, find the surgicare center, be w me for surgery and stay through Sunday to take care of me & be my "stand in" for my normal duties for a few days. I wouldnt say Im nervous, Im ready, I hate waiting for anything. And Im not excited to see them up by my colar bone for a couple of weeks LOL. I emailed my mom pics of what they will probubly look like at first and her reply was "ewww scarey"..... LMAO ''''WHO U TELLIN?!''''' I think the thing Im most freaked out is being put to sleep....I've been put to sleep once for a pervious small surgery and i know what to expect (Anesthesia wise) . Im usually very in control of things (not bosey, more structured)lol, so being Groggy, confused & forgetful just doesnt sound like my idea of fun. I dnt wana forget the most exciting part, right b4 and right after surgery. But i think my sister will have a video handy to record all my loopiness, and remind me of what I forgot....wonderful! ..... Any last minute advice???

So I have Insomnia since my husband went back to...

So I have Insomnia since my husband went back to his past job and will b gone 99% of the year for the next two years, So Without taking my sleep aid meds I stayed busy last night watching a YouTube set of videos diaries from start to finish 13 days b4 surgery to 8 months post op. If your interested type in the YouTube search her user name its HeyThereImBrittnay (w no spaces). Its worth the watch even if your stats or implant are not the same... Time is actually passing pretty fast during my wait. I had a dream last night me and one of my friends got implants at the same time/same o.r. and everything. then later our boobs turned into loofa spounges in our bra, lol....weird! But other than a couple of weird dreams Im feeling great and SOOOO ready to see my sister Wednesday, She lives an hour away so I only see her about every two weeks or so. So her being w me for my pre op appointment Wednesday morning & that first pain free pre op night will be fun.. (shes actually my sister in law) btw, bestfriends for a few years then I met her brother when he came home for r&r...and a few years later she became my sister in law. after two year of being home he went back to work to finish his last two years up at work so he wont be with me during surgery so having her here is a must! But even though he DOES NOT like the fact he wont be with me during the Opp I think its good that by the time he comes home for break he can enjoy the healed product:)

Pre op went good, he got implants that need to be...

pre op went good, he got implants that need to be filled between 550 and 590, so we went with 590/595? in one and 565 in the other...idk what happened here lol but oh well id rather go bigger than smaller, because when i finalized my size i wished i wouold have gone bigger, so i guess now i get that chance. lol. my sister is here and went w me to my pre op, weve been spending the day getting ready for tomorrow, still not done yet but im having fun. filled my script also....but fyi while i was in the doc for my pre op a lady walked in who got her boobs done yesterday (SHE LOOKED MISRIABLE!!) which was scarey for me to see the day b4 my surgery she was walking with a very stiff upper body....(freaky) hope Im better with the pain than her lol... In my head im picturing too huge saggy natural looking aweful boobies,,,,,i know thats not going to happen but idk my mind is going crazy if u cant tell by this very random and very all over the place ok enough rambling wish me luck ladies!!! 6am is coming fast!!

Wonderful. Yesterday i developed a sore throat and...

Wonderful. Yesterday i developed a sore throat and runny nose due to allergies....idk if this will effect my surgery this morning....guess ill find out in about 3 hours!

Surgery day, i was very nervous they would hear me...

surgery day, i was very nervous they would hear me with my clogged up nose and sore throat and delay surgery tll i was better, but noone seemed to notice. I was the first patient the at 5'55am. The had me sign in, do urine and off to the back i went, no waiting for anything. they gave me a beautifl tie in the back gown,LOL. and put me in my bed, took my vital and let my sis & daughter come sit w me. I seen my pre op nurse then met a nurse who would be assisting in my surgery and spoke to my doc. then got to meet the womderful anastesiologis with the wonderful drus. i remember being rolled in bed away from my family and then waking up in recover. I wasnt in any pain what so ever. I went to the bathroom and then sat back in recovery where my sis and duaghter met me, then the very intense 'barfing' started. Any time i tried to eat or drink,,,puke! even them asking me if i wanted to eat caused me to gag. they ended up letting me go home because all they had to eat was crackers and those just dried my mouth out. we got sent home a little b4 noon. and i slept very uncomfortably that whole evening/night

Post Op Day 1----MISSRIABLE! the pain is mostly...

Post Op Day 1----MISSRIABLE! the pain is mostly coming from the tight strap around the top of my chest cuz it makes my back hurt as well. Wnt to see my doc this morning. and that went very well i got to see my frankin boobies, not a perfectly pretty site but they are definatley in there lol. Doctor asked me how i was feeling, if i was following his insstructions and if i had any questions. Then my sister and i went to bed bath and beyond and got a 45* angle pillow because the plan i had to lay on this giant stuffed bear i had w some pillows was def a fail, i felt like i was hunched over the whole first night. ((btw i remember last night everything hurting so bad i would sit on my butt and lean forward and rest on a pillow in front of me. my back was feeling like someone hit me with a bat.)) anywho, last night i started being able to keep fruit down, so thats all ive had for the last two days. im home now and resting while my wonderful sister has to help me do everything, even going to pee is not a job i can do alone. surgicare also called to check on me today which was very nice. i think thats all, im very loopy and groggy from my meds, so ima stop typing while this is still legible. ty for all your kind comments, they r very swet! //// all i know is everyone handles pain differently and i was a fn rock star until the puking began that caused alot of unneed stress on my body so i think that has alot to do with why i feel so horrible in my back. but if i had known this was how bad it would hurt....i would not have gone through with no seriously----ok im seeing two computer screens now, meds are kickin, ttyl ladies

POST OP DAY 2--- well it seems I feel btr during...

POST OP DAY 2--- well it seems I feel btr during the day than i do at night or in the morning. i wish i could take off these stupid stockings but the doctor said i needed to wear them for 5days to minimize the chance of blood clots. but when i wake up in the middle of the night cuz i cant feel my feet bcuz they r so fn tight it kinda seems stupid!, and this strap to make my boobs drop is totally annoying but so is the fact it feels like i have giant rocks by my colar bone. lol. today is def much btr but i can honestly i didnt know this was going to be quite so hard, it seems the videos i watched b4 surgery the girls did much btr than im doing and im good with pain so that kinda threw me a curve ball. anywho. ill check in tmro dolls (ill post pics in a couple of days hopefully the top rocks will drop a bit b4 then lol, if not youll get the delight of witnessing my scarey large and in charge frankin boobays;) lol

Well Im feeling tons better! but I had a major...

Well Im feeling tons better! but I had a major breakdown on the phone w my husband (since hes away at work) i began crying uncontrolably and told him I think they look way too big and when they drop and fluff they will be even bigger, I even asked him if when they healed if i didnt like them if i can have them taken out and just do a lift or even a smaller implant, of course he agreed and made me feel 100% better. because i was begining to feel like i made the stupidest mistake of my life, but after we talked i suddleny started feeling btr about my new breast and tried on a few of my shirts and im starting to think it will all be ok. lol everyday is a new day and brings new challenges. FYI---seeing YOUR POST OP boobs high/hard as rocks/sitting right below your colar bone, then the rest of ur swollen natural boobs hanging low and stretched to the MAX and feeling like ur boobs look more like egg plants than boobs is TERRIFYING NO MATTER HOW MUCH RESEARCH YOU HAVE DONE AND KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT! ! ! ! NOT EVERY STORY IS WHAM- BAM- DONE- PERFECT BOOBS- RIGHT AWAY lol :-)

Ive been trying to stay hopeful and tell myself...

ive been trying to stay hopeful and tell myself all my fears are normal, this morning was my breaking point ive slept for the most part of 24 hours. I hate them, they r hard as rocks, and huge and when they drop and fluff they wont be any smaller or weigh any less, my hate for them will only grow i fear, i cant really name one thing i actually like about them. when i go wednesday for my check up im going to ask that he remove them asap! i want them out now b4 they stretch out my skin too much, I think u never know how u feel until they are in you so there was no way for me to know but, i guess im one of the few who just cant hack it. i feel like ive made the biggest mistake of my life and i wana fix it as soon as possible and i dnt care about the price!

The doctor did a great job, exactly what i thought...

the doctor did a great job, exactly what i thought i wanted. but i hate them, they are crazy heavy. i feel so unlike me, idk i guess im just the 1% who just regret it from the word go. i cant sleep because they r so heavy and hurt so bad. worse pain that giving birth naturally times 100! maybe because i went so big, idk. they look great i finally look 100% perfect in my clothes but its not worth it. my week check up was today i walked in and my nurse asked me how i was doing, and i started balling. she hugged me and listened to my fears and said the doctor would help me. her face was beyond suprise when i told her i wanted em out. The doctor came in and was very understanding, he was kinda confused about why i was so unhappy if they were exactly what i wanted. i cant explain it. i feel like an alien, ive been depressed, crying, havent left home, back hurts, cant sleep. i just hate them and i get they get better over time but they dnt get smaller or lighter, and then the thought of more surgery in the future is a big HELL NO for me! so i want them out asap so my natural boob doesnt get too f'd up by this huge implant. so the date is oct 19. in office, local anistesia, very simple. cut/pop/drain/pull out/stitch up!! hes not charging me all he is supposed to, hes only charging me for the supplies he is using. so the price is unbelievably low, like going out to eat at a nice reasturant! so i went and got a tigh tigh tigh sports bra to keep these babies bound down so my skin wont get stretched too much these next two weeks! IVE LITTERALLY NEVER BEEN HAPPIER TO GET THIS GREAT NEWS! My doctor is definately the best!

Update, the boobs have settled in no...

update, the boobs have settled in no complications, but i def went too big and im not liking my choice, dnt get me wrong they r beautiful and exactly what i asked for. But i def should have chossen a more natural size, just because I love the Coco look doesnt mean I would love it on myself. I look decent in most clothes but naked in the mirror i look like i need a boob reduction lol....not the look i was going for... and in some clothes i actually look fat (because of my giant boobs) if i am not wearing skin tight clothes (even a tee shirt makes me look fat), grrr. and i tried to go extra big to avoid having to get a lift cuz that scares the crap out of me to think someone would move my entire areola.... supposed to get them removed th 19th but the doc upped it to the 10th cuz i was complaining about not being comfortable sleeping and keeping these huge things in there for a total of three weeks and stretching out my natural boob so much....the only part im worried about it being so stretched after removal and them not bouncing back. But thats a risk ima take. Im the idiot who did this to myself, and i think ill love my body more if its a mess than if my body is a mess with a huge foriegn object in it i paid my hubby is very supportive he works away so he hasnt even seen them in person (nor will he get a chance to) but he isnt concerned, he is amazing. so i told him, as long as u love me and my sag bags ill be just fine:-) .....wednesday is the day:) ------local anastiesia in his office....wide awake...fml wish me luck and elastic skin! lmao------

Had my implants removed 2 hours ago. and i feel...

had my implants removed 2 hours ago. and i feel 100% better. Im def happy they are gone maybe because they were just way too big. but all i gotta say is i feel like a normal person again even though im all wrapped up and have stitches. being awake was very akward, but it went similar to how i expected, it was like my breast gave birth. the left one went fine the right one hurt a bit because he made such small incisions it was hard for him to see and grab the right implant and pull it out so the digging around inside me SUCKED. but was so worth it! my head is pounding from the pain meds but i was so excited i had to update, everyone kept telling me to keep em and wait it out, im so glad i didnt! and i got a fast peak at my boobs/cant unwrap them until tmro afternoon but from what i could see they looked pretty normal even though they were stretched to the max for 2 weeks. whew. ok ima let my head and eyes rest, later girls:)

My last post was right after removal so I was...

my last post was right after removal so I was slightly loopy and tramatized lol. its been 1 week since removal. My boobs look as much as I can tell completely back to normal:) I cant understand why I hated them so much in the first place. no they arent where they were b4 i had kids. but im still sexy lol. ok so update. i am getting stitches out next monday (and) having a mole removed lol. all is normal, i was still told to keep my chest muscles quiet for 3 weeks after removal. and im doing my very best to do that because IF i do use them they feel SO WEIRD! The very best way I can describe it which will sound completely crazy is, they feel like floppy muscles that feel like they rise up when i use em and they may fall of and down into my stomach lol....yea told u it would sound crazy! and i have either numbness or extreame soreness. since i have to keep them bond/in a sports bra for 3 weeks its very hard to tell. but its so annoying. its like someone is constantly rubbing my nippples. and it makes my entire boobs hurt even to touch them! even to rub lotion on them, wash them, or leave then naked during showers. they r very very sensative like i have milk. but im sure that will pass very soon (fingers crossed) Im very embarassed that i went through all the trouble and money to do something i had reversed 2 weeks later. and now i feel like one of those crazy women who say. "they arent for me, it felt like a foriegn object in me{duh it is}, i felt like a different person, bla bla bla" but honestly you dnt know how u will feel until they are in there, maybe it was the crazy size i chose, but either way I couldnt be happier to have my mommy boobs back regardless of my past insecurities and 10 years of dreaming of a differnt body. the money is a lost cause but im very glad i didnt cause my boobs physical damge in their appearance those two weeks. ima let these girls age naturally and tuck em in my socks at 80 if need be;) "joking lol" if i ever do this again, ill do a lift first then after i heal maybe a small implant if i see neccessary. but right now i have ZERO PLANS OF THAT! lol
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Dr.E Smoot/his staff And even the staff at surgicare (where surgery took place) were all very sweet, comforting and professional. I couldnt ask for anything more out of my time with them. hands down best doctor! would recomend him to anyone!

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Im with you i got mine 2 months ago and i hate them but i am stuck with them i dont have the $3000 to remove them i have no friends or family to help so im stuck :(
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oh no, good to know im not the only one who hated mine instantly. And the only reason i was able to get mine out so fast is because my doctor charged me only a office fee of 75$ to remove them for me. then done a $300 seperate procedure for free. he was great! i wish u had a doc like mine to help out the explant fee
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I'm happy for you that you are finally feeling like yourself again. I'm also very proud of you for taking action and not letting yourself feel pressured, by others or in your own head, to keep the implants in. I know you will be an inspiration to other women. The whole idea of having any procedure, or none at all, is to allow us to feel like our "real selves". You've found what works for you and that is priceless.
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yea every single person i knew and even some i didnt who brung up the convo told me to give it more time (except my husband, who told me to do whatever i needed to feel btr) im very glad i had his support or i may have kept them in longer. but in my heart i knew what i wanted and im very happy and have a much better appriciation for my natural body:) im also very glad i had the amazing doctor i had, he did a great job, but completely understood my feelings were real and didnt give me a hard time or the usual talk most give their patients about having to wait 6-12 months to remove them. he was very very understanding. i would recomend him to anyone:)
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PHW, Well I am certainly glad you went with your gut regardless of feeling "stupid" for changing your mind right away. But hopefully something positive will come of this like when you said " past insecurities and 10 years of dreaming of a different body." Maybe now you wont feel as insecure and appreciate yourself as you are. It seems that men are more turned on by confidence in a woman anyway, rather than a perfect body. As far as I could tell, Your boobs looked pretty good pre-op. Sure maybe not as high and perky as one might consider to be ideal- but definitely still attractive and not un-sightly by any means! Hugs!
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yes i most def have a better appriciation of my natural body for sure:)
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I'm so happy for you. And for what it's worth I always thought your before pictures looked pretty similar to your wish pic. xoxo
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lol yea with my amazing very padded bra it did, but them implants were way bigger. but like i told my sister....i still have the big fake look thanks to victoria secret but at then end of the day i can take those off and be floppy and deflated and happy lol
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Hi! How are you doing now?
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much better. still cant use my chest muscles the doc told me to keep em quiet for 3 weeks. and if i do (cuz lets face it) what mom of 2 cant use her arms for a total of 5 weeks?...but when i do something that does use a little bit of my muscle it feels almost indiscribable. like my muscle is this little flappy thing in my chest and if i use it, it will fall out....lmao. thats the best way to explain how incredibly weird it feels, so trust me im trying to keep them quiet. lol but besides that the numbness (or) soreness "im unsure which it is" is very weird. it feels like constant annoying rubbing. but hopefully that will get btr soon. but still better than the implants lol
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I feel so bad that you didn't get put to sleep for this! That must have been so crazy. Happy healing.
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it was def an experience i will never forget for sure! but for $75 vs the or that woulda been a few grand.... i knew i could tough it out lol
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Glad to hear all went well! Hope this round of healing goes quick so you can feel like yourself again!
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healing is way easier having them removed, the first day i felt like a tool was left in my right boob, now idk if they r numb or just incredibly sore. but they r very sensative and everything hurts. its similar to having someone abnoxiously rub ur nipple for hours. but its still better than those huge implants lol
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Yay! Good for you!! I am sure that was a huge weight off your shoulders!
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yea about 2pounds at least lol:) I cant tell u how positive I am that i made the right choice to get them out as soon as he would let me
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Good luck on the removal!
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ty all went as well as it could go. seeing as how i was awake and very aware lol. it was like my breast gave birth
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It sounds a lot easier to have them removed than put in! Good luck to you, sincerely. We all have to do what is right for us. I'm glad you were strong enough and proactive enough to take a stand and move in the direction your heart pointed. I hope it all goes smoothly and you are back to your old self soon.
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i felt instantly better after they were romoved. I def did the right hing having them gone:)
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Is there anyway u can post a pic of them bare? Just cuz me and u were about the same size and i wanna see if u acheive the look in expecting because now im scared of doin it
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i have tattoos w my name/husbands ect on my chest/breast (would b impossible to crop all that out or blurr. i will post a few more pics tmro so maybe the size is more visible to help u out tho.k:)
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my main problem is i thought i loved the huge fake look, but i dnt like it on myself, i should have filled my boobs not made them look like they were exploding. lol. i went slightly too big!
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That's weird that he doesn't have a website. I thought I would check him out and look at his pics, but couldn't find a website.....
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yes i thought so too about the whole website thing, but as good as he is, he doesnt need one. Word of mouth should do him just fine, he amazing. Ive been told alot I would get used to them if i wait it out, but sometimes a woman just knows in her heart when shes made a big mistake and it doesnt take time to fix it or change it. I knew deep in my heart this just was a mistake, and im so relieved to know ill have my beautiful old mommy boobs back. lol. push up bras are just going to be my luxury lol
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