Breast Lift Booked! Time off Work Afterwards? - London, UK

I will be having a breast lift next month after...

I will be having a breast lift next month after ongoing years of insecurities and upset over my breasts! When I hit puberty my breasts grew overnight to a large f cup! My weight has gone up and down over the years but my breasts are now deflated and rather than a 22 year old body i feel like i have the breasts of an old lady, they have a lot of excess skin and I have constant scratches on them where I am always pulling them around to "try" to fit them into my bra. I am extremely excited to finally have "perky" breasts and for them to be where they should be! I am also extremely nervous to undergo the procedure but I have trust in my surgeon and all the pain will be worth it in the end! I have been told to take 2 and a half weeks off work I am an au pair and look after 3 young children, this doesn't seem long enough to me after reading other people's experiences and was wondering if anyone has any advice?

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My ps was very specific about no lifting for at least 4 weeks, no submerging in water no more that 5 lbs per arm etc. I'm 2 weeks away from surgery. I took 10 days off and I hope I can modify my work a couple weeks. They said you can move implant out of place :(. Such a big investment. Keep us posted and good luck!
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Yeah hopefully your work will be supportive as 10 days doesn't seem long at all.. I'm not having implants just a lift.. so nervous and hoping I won't have to have drains in for too long as I'm terrified of blood!! Good luck with your surgery I hope it goes well
Are you sure you need drains? My ps said probably not. I am a therapist so I can somewhat adjust my therapy plan of care. Stay in touch it's good to talk to someone . It seems you read so many outcomes and so many dr stories but at some point you have to trust all will go well and hope for the best :)
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