6 weeks postop. New pics! - Matthews, NC

Ok, so I am 24 years old, 5ft 4in and 145 lbs, I...

Ok, so I am 24 years old, 5ft 4in and 145 lbs, I am pear shaped and have to have a XL bathing suit bottom and XS top. I have one child, a three year old, whom I did breastfeed. I was a 34A pre-pregnancy got up to a 36b while breastfeeding, but after loosing weight post pregnancy, I am now a 34AA (sigh). I have been wanting implants since I was in middle school and everyone else started growing boobs and I didn't. I am sick of wearing VS bombshell bras and am super excited to finally be going through with this. I have been to my previsit and after using the sizers I have chosen to go between 350 - 400 cc. I am hoping that this will get me to around a full C. I am a nurse and am a little apprehensive about going too big and it being very noticeable, but I don't want to be too small and regret not going bigger. I enjoy reading all the reviews on this site and I think it is helping me feel more comfortable with the decision to go for around 400cc.

Ok so 9 days to go, I'm getting super excited and...

Ok so 9 days to go, I'm getting super excited and nervous. I plan on getting a lot prepared this week, laying clothes out, getting prescriptions filled, planning meals, etc. Question... Did you buy bras beforehand, not sure if I should buy a sports bra or not ? I've read that you don't wear a regular bra for weeks so just curious if I should buy some before or after.

So we're getting down to the wire. :) trying to...

So we're getting down to the wire. :) trying to get everything prepared, I'm in online BSN classes so I've been trying to work ahead some so I can relax for a couple days after. Picking up my scripts tomorrow. Gotta calling to verify time of arrival as my dr said may shift around as he originally told me 0900, said it could be as early as 0730. Not too nervous- definitely more excited than nervous. Planning on doing some major cleaning the next two days, only problem with that is I work weekends, so my husband and lil girl will be home for two days to destroy it. Maybe i can restore order when i get home Sunday night. Monday is the big day! Can't wait!

Hi all, so 2 days to go. House is clean. Clothes...

Hi all, so 2 days to go. House is clean. Clothes are laid out. Scripts are filled. Thank goodness I am working this weekend to kind of keep me busy. Getting slightly nervous but definitely more excited than nervous. Can't wait.

Tomorrow is the day! Yay!

Tomorrow is the day! Yay!

Ok so I have been home for around 2 hours. So far...

Ok so I have been home for around 2 hours. So far so good. I am just feeling more pressure than pain. The Valium is really helping with that. My husband has been truly amazing and is waiting on me hand and foot. I think they showed them too me before I went to recovery but I don't too much remember. I am in an ace wrap and a clasp front bra now so I can't tell much but from what I can tell , I LOVE THEM! He went with 350cc and I can not wait until my 3pm appt tomorrow for the removal of the ace wrap. I haven't been nauseas yet, but have only felt like eating dry toast so far. Thank you all so much for the support and good lucks. Pictures coming tomorrow!

So I was getting worried that I didn't go big...

So I was getting worried that I didn't go big enough with the ace wrap on, couldn't wait for my appt to actually see them. Well..... I LOVE THEM!!!!! Don't think I would have loved them any bigger. Perfect for me and my frame! Congrats to all others who joined me on the other side yesterday!

Can I just say WOW I was worried about being too...

Can I just say WOW I was worried about being too small and I am so glad my PS did NOT go with 400cc. See new pics.

So I attempted to sleep on my back last night, not...

So I attempted to sleep on my back last night, not a good idea. I was higher and harder this morning, and it was painful. I did start my massages today. And they seem to be going softer and back to where they were yesterday , maybe even a lil lower :) I did note some minor bruising today though nothing I'm concerned about yet. I held a VS bra I bought presurg up to me and they fill it up :) hope I don't drop and go too big though. I'm feeling well and am usually a busy person so I keep having to tell myself to slow down and continue to take it easy. Hope all of you are well. I'm posting some postop day 3 pics.

Day 5. Off the lortab and Valium. How are people...

Day 5. Off the lortab and Valium. How are people addicted to pain pills? Ugh. I feel icky, all I want to do is sleep, and I'm constipated. The girls feel ok though, only mild pain for which I too Tylenol. I want to be out of this pain med haze I'm in and feel like me again. Hope you all are well.

Woke up today feeling like ME again! :) no pain...

Woke up today feeling like ME again! :) no pain and way more energy than in the last few days postop. I did a lil cleaning , not too much as to over do it but it made me feel good to be up and doing again. The girls are dropping quite nice and I love how they look and feel now. The sensations in my lower breast and nipple are starting to return so that makes me happy too. And the smooth move tea worked and was AMAZING (lol). Will update pics later tonight.

Here are new pics. No pain and feeling great, just...

Here are new pics. No pain and feeling great, just tire easily.

Hey all, I fell asleep sitting up on pillows again...

Hey all, I fell asleep sitting up on pillows again last night and woke up on my side now sometimes when i move my right arm a certain way a sharp pain shoots through my right breast. Has anyone else had this happen? It's not all the time. Just some.

Back to work today. Good thing it was just for a...

Back to work today. Good thing it was just for a class. Didn't realize how lazy I've gotten over the last 12 days. Pain is much better. rarely have that shooting pain now. Still loving them!

So my boobs have been super tender. Certain...

So my boobs have been super tender. Certain movements send shocks trough them. My nipple sensation is coming back, is this the reason for the new feelings? Not really pain just tightness and tenderness and its uncomfortable with or without a bra.

So last night I was able to sleep on my side the...

So last night I was able to sleep on my side the entire night. Went from one side to the other without any problems. Started back walking again today and feel great. Today was the first day they really felt part of me and not foreign. I had been having pains bending and turning. None today. They feel real, and normal to me. Loving them. They are softer and def have dropped. Will upload pics.

Tomorrow will make Three weeks. I am loving them...

Tomorrow will make Three weeks. I am loving them and rarely having any pain now. So happy that my sensations are back since I have a nipple incision. I still have the Steri-Strips on per doctors orders he wants them to stay home until late fall off Or until my next check up. Feeling a little bit of boob greed but I know he couldn't really go any bigger because I had no extra tissue or skin. But I am definitely happy with what I have now. Good luck to all of you ladies out there with your booby days coming up.

Hi all! So it's been 6 weeks now with the girls...

Hi all! So it's been 6 weeks now with the girls and I absolutely love them. I've been to my PO appt and all is well except from some assymetry which was already present prior to the surgery and was expected. Had to start doing carpet squashes per my PS and was worried about lying on a floor on my chest at first but it has been fine. I actually feel better after doing them as it keeps the capsule open and to me makes them feel softer. Ive started weight watchers to get the 15 lbs ive gained the past year off and i feel great! It's still freezing cold in SC so I'm wishing for some warmer weather to get these babies in some cute clothes.
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