Nervous They'll Be Too Big! - Louisville, KY

I am having an augmentation on Dec 11. I currently...

I am having an augmentation on Dec 11. I currently wear a 36A. I am 5'5" weighing 160lbs. I tried several sizes on and chose something like 457 in one and 491 in the other. I am afraid they will turn out too large. I don't want it to look like I am choking on my own boobs. I play softball and work in a hospital so I don't want them "getting in the way". My Dr. offers digital imaging but for some reason I didn't have the opportunity to check that out. I think I may ask about that at my pre op appointment. I look at pictures online of women around my current bra size and some obtain Ds with a smaller amount of cc and some with a larger amount. Any advice would be great!

Well my surgery was Dec 11. I am just over 2...

Well my surgery was Dec 11. I am just over 2 months post op. I love them! I play with them all the time lol. They came out the exact size I wanted. I started as a 36A and after 495cc I am now a 36 D. Ive really just started wearing low cut shirts and now im addicted to them. All of my clothes still fit for the most part.
My birthday was 3 days after surgery so I did get a little depressed because I didn't enjoy it much. I qas being lazy and my mom finally told me I needed to get up and get moving. As soon as I did I felt so much better. I am a nursing assistant at a hospital. I went back to work on Dec 27 and had no problems. I think the weirdest feeling was shifting gears in my car.
I have so much more self confidence now! When I was recovering I kept thinking to myself why did I do this? But now that I have no stitches, the swelling has gone down, and they've dropped I wouldn't go back! Before I always had padded bras, even to workout or play sports in. Now, I qear sportsbras probably 80% of the time. Im much more comfortable in my own skin :)
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Honestly, I asked a girl at Hooters where she got hers done. I looked him up, called, and set an appointment. After I had aleready chose him I found out a ton of girls I work with had already had work done by him and had absolutely amazing things to say! My gynecologist is a friend of my family (weird, i know!) And to calm my mom I asked her about the procedure. When I told her who I chose she said if I hadn't already picked he is who she would recommend. She knew him on a first name basis too!

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I love your honesty with how you found your doctor!   Did you end up getting your procedure done?  

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I did. I am 2 months post op. Ill update my post
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look at my pic's I'm 5'4 and 140 I went with 550cc silicone gel style 45 Ultra high profile, check it out. and please realize I'm only 6 1/2 weeks post they are still making there way into nicely shaped breasts not balls..... : )
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I've already warned my immediate family I'm probably going to look huge at Christmas due to swelling so don't freak out when they see!
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Ahhh Yeah!!!! you will look like your boobies are up to your collar bones. They are not attractive for at least a week then they look so so... : )
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Thanks for starting your story on RealSelf! You might want to try doing the rice test to figure out a size that's right for you.

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This is awesome! I'm 5'6" 165 and having mine on dec 12! I am currently a 36b looking to be c or small d. I am doing 400cc moderate profile under the muscle. I don't want to be huge either... However I have a wide chest with a low fold so there is a lot so "square footage" to fill.. I think that's why some get the same results with different measurements. So excited to follow along with you. :)
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Are you as nervous as I am? I'm excited just nervous. I've never had any kind of surgery before. It's nice to talk with someone by same size!
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I am nervous... Because I know what I want in my head and expressing that image is difficult. I'm afraid it won't be what I like... But anything is better than what I have now. :) so that makes me super excited all at the same time. :)
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I was the same a few days ago. When I found this site I looked for stories close to my weight that had already had it done and looked at their after photos. I saved them to my phone and I'm going to show my surgeon what I do and don't want. I've been told that it way more accurate than going in and saying I want to be a D!
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Yeah... When I went my husband was with me and we discussed size and how it would look with my dr while trying on sizers. I think I am most nervous about how they will look immediately post op.
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I've already warned my immediate family I'm probably going to look huge at Christmas due to swelling so don't freak out when they see!
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