Cannot Wait for the New Girls! - Oakland, CA

My breast aug is scheduled for 2/15/12, and I am...

My breast aug is scheduled for 2/15/12, and I am so excited I cannot stand it. I have wanted bigger boobs since I was a teenager, and I finally decided to do it. I am 35, no kids, 5'10" tall, 155 lbs, and currently a good size "A" cup. I just went to my pre-op appointment yesterday, and we settled on 325 cc mentor moderate plus silicone implant. He is going under the muscle, and will use an inframammary incision. I am a little nervous about the size because I don't want to be a "D" cup. I don't want someone to look at me and think I have huge boobs, I want them to think I have nice boobs and that I am well proportioned. Everyone always tells the tall girls you can go bigger, but I am just not comfortable with that idea. My before pictures are below. My left breast is a little bigger than my right, but it really doesn't bother me. We are going with the same size implant in each breast. I really love the shape of my natural breast, so I hope because they are already so pretty, I will end up with a great result!

Ugh!!! Surgery is scheduled for tomorrow, and I...

Ugh!!! Surgery is scheduled for tomorrow, and I woke up with a sore throat. I feel the beginnings of a cold coming on, hopefully I won't have to reschedule!!! I am calling the PS offfice to let them know, and see what they think.

Well, they are done! Surgery was at 7:30 am, I...

Well, they are done! Surgery was at 7:30 am, I was on my way home by 9:15. I am sore, but I don't think it's terrible. My right breast hurts more than my left, maybe because I am right hand dominant, and that side was smaller with a tighter muscle? Has anyone else experienced more pain and swelling in one vs the other right from the start? Little things like pumping hand soap to wash my hands can be difficult. Otherwise, I am really happy with the result. They are super swollen, but they look great.

So this is day two post op, and I feel great! The...

So this is day two post op, and I feel great! The right breast is riding higher than the left, which doesn't surprise me because it is the smaller breast, and I am right handed, so I have more muscle tone on the right side of my body in general. I only took one pain pill the first night, and it made me nauseous so I switched to Tylenol.

I took a shower today, I have been pinching my shoulder blades together, lifting my arms above my head, and doing my massages as my PS instructed. I am using frozen peas to ice, and it really feels great. Overall I think yesterday was the worst day for me.

Sleeping has been easy for me. I borrowed my sister's noodle pillow from when she was pregnant, so I kind of wrap that around my head and chest, and I am sleeping semi propped up no problem.

So far this has been a breeze!

I am 3 weeks post op, and I am doing great. I...

I am 3 weeks post op, and I am doing great. I LOVE MY BOOBIES! They are both super soft and beautiful. Now it's all about the scars healing. My PS does not have me in a bra, and I cannot wear one for 6 months, which sucks because all I want to do is buy new bras!!! I have to say it's the best thing I ever did.

If you are thinking about it, but not sure, and you have always wanted bigger boobs, you will not regret it. Just make sure to talk to several doctors and find the one that you are the most comfortable with. Do your research, and make sure he has good reviews, no pending actions against his license, no suits, etc. I even checked Yelp for mine, and I really felt like it helped. If you have a PS that knows what he is doing, you will have a great result. I eliminated one PS because his front desk staff had work done and looked SCARY. You know he had to be the one to do it, which means he doesn't have a good aesthetic eye. Make your decision based on comfort level, not price. Yay for tatas!!

I went in for my 2 month post op appointment. I...

I went in for my 2 month post op appointment. I am doing so well that they took after shots (my PS usually does them at 3 months), and I don't need to go back in until 1 year post op!
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