I am a mother of a 2 1/2 year old little boy and...
I am a mother of a 2 1/2 year old little boy and finally decided to Go For it since I never do anything nice for myself. I have always wanted boobs, my sister had a boob job a few years back, when I realized her growth she told me the reason her boobs were so much bigger was from her birth control pills and she still wasn't done growing, I believed her and waited patiently for mine to come but they never did.. It took me a couple of years for me to finally put it together she lied, and she had implants lol. So, now its time for my implants.
15 Apr 2014
Day of treatment
I barely fit into an A-cup before the surgery
15 Apr 2014
Day of treatment
Last night and this morning was so nerve wrecking, especially because I was feeling a lil guilty for doing this for myself, and if sumthing bad were to happen to me I wouldn't be there for my child.. a lil morbid I know but I always think the worst. Dr. Lo made me feel at ease.. my heart was racing and I was so nervous, but everyone there comforted me and were all so nice.
post op 7-8hours
15 Apr 2014
Day of treatment
So waking up wasn't nearly as bad as I thought it would be.. yes there was a lot of tightness and discomfort but not what I was expecting at all! I usually freak out if I feel I can't breath but I'm dealing fine.. the more time goes by the more sore, tender, and stiff it gets, but still manageable so far.. I'm still in bandages until tomorrow, I can't wait to see what these puppies look like!! I keep tryna catch a sneak peek at them, but I'm wrapped so tight um yea I don't think that's gonna happen Lol
few hours post-op
15 Apr 2014
Day of treatment
Day 1 Post-Op
OK so last night I slept with pillows propped up to a 45° angle, and rolled a small blanket under the crease of my leg, anything higher gave me those dreaded sharp burning pains in my lower boobs. I had back surgery 10yrs ago n the same thing happened n its the nerves trying to reconnect, but ouch that hurts! I have high tolerance to pain meds so I took a Tylenol pm n I was out like a light... I woke up and the tightness in my chest was nearly gone, n I fell asleep with ice packs n didn't realize Lol I thought they were gone wen I looked up! Lol I took the bandages off and nope, they're def still there n I'm in love!!! Took a shower, but noticed I have really dark purplish bruises in my armpits near the incision n I can hear squishing around but doc says its normal. Also my left is slightly higher n larger than left but hey I was assymeteical to begin with at least the nips r lined up, hopefully they stay that way! The doc's assistant reminded me to take at easy no matter how good ur feeling, n boy is she right! Yesterday painranged from a 7,8,9(more just uncomfortable) today was more like 6/7 and a 5 or less wen iI'm resting.. but I felt so good today I did a no no wen I decided to lift a maybe 5lb stereo and burning stabbing in my boob- oops! Learned my lesson.. I'm so excited with how they're coming along. Most of my pain is under my armpits now. For those of you that do have high tolerance to pain as well the muscle relaxers help better in my opinion. I'll try to post pics but my phone deleted this status 3x..
1 day poat op
Sorry I couldn't upload the ones I wanted for some reason but here they are! 1day post op 375Cc HP sillicone
I woke up feeling great, didn't do much of anything, except lounged around. I've been very forgetful and time is flying by so fast I think from the muscle relaxers lol.. But afternoonish I got very nauseous and felt light headed, dizzy, and even a little feverish. My sons thermometer that you swipe across forehead read 100 degrees, but went down after several minutes( not sure I trust those to be accurate to begin with.) I was so bloated and didn't have a bowel movement since the surgery so I think that played a part in the nausea. My boyfriend brought me home castor oil which didn't taste like anything but the thick oil feeling made me want to gag. Back pain came back again, which Ive always had a bad back so I just took meds and fell asleep again--felt kinda sick all day... oh yea and ever since the surgery I cannot quench my thirst, I've drank probably 3 or 4 of those 32oz Gatorade and still my mouth feels so dry. I finally had a BM and feel so much better again.. the girls have even softened up a bit too, and I cant stop massaging and touching them ;-) No pics today, wasn't feeling up for it but hopefully tomorrow Ill post some.
Feeling better today. Still really short of breath easily and feel faint n dizzy at times but no pain meds today. I feel swelling has gone down a bit. They look so much better in person than my pics I swear! Lol
1 Week post-op
I can't believe its been only 1 week since the surgery. I feel great, doing more than I should but I have a two n half year old without much help.. I'm feeling that they are too huge for me! I think I'm just not used to them yet.. had my post-op appointment yesterday n he showed me how to do my massages... they're still very high up n firm but its only been a week n I already felt a jiggle Lol .. I just need to take it easy cause at night I feel it.. hope everyone's having a smooth sailing journey!
2 week update
So its been two weeks and I've been feeling a lot better! Doing housework and stuff.. I feel them softening up already which is great. I'm just worried that they're still very asymmetrical.. my left breast had more sagging and stretched more from breastfeeding since my son favored that boob. The right was tighter and skin wasn't as stretched... SK the right one has dropped and started creating the teardrop shape, while the left is more rounded from the side profile. The Dr. Said to keep doing my massages more vigorously on the left to get it to drop more since the right ones been fine... overall I'm getting used to the size, with the dropping I feel like they're actually smaller now.. hopefully things even out more and then I'll be really happy.. the scars are feeling really good too..
Holy Sensitivity Batman!
So I decided to add a more detailed update, I was going thru some things at home n didn't feel up to write anything.. I have been able to sleep on my side for the past week, with a soft pillow under my breast. This is the only way I can sleep. They're more sore at night and in the morning, but my god they are Extremely Sensitive!! I'm sitting here drinking a cold soda n they're reacting from the cold Lol .. my nipples are super sensitive. I've always heard Ppl having less sensitivity, not more Lol .. at my 2week post-op appt. I was cleared to wear bras with no underwire- but I can't seem to find any for sum reason. I've been wearing these loose cami's and I feel like its been helping me drop more. I've been massaging vigourously, it feels uncomfortable at times- like my implants going to pop out of the bottom Lol (which led me to worry if I can bottom out from massaging) but I font think so.. I took a lot of time off work since its very physical work, but I was also cleared to go to the gym and start lifting with my legs, when I asked my Dr. When I could start lifting with my upper body again- he looked at me like I was crazy n was like, "your not ready to lift yet are you!!?" Haha no, not at all.. I get sore from lifting milk sumtimes- I've been trying yo not overdo things, but I ho crazy sitting around too.. but I'm really starting to love them more and more each day, I feel like they are evening out more in person they look great but in pics they really look asymmetrical..idk- I hope everyone's recovery is going smoothly!
I am over 3 weeks post-op but Ive been so busy, I haven't uploaded any new pics, but I will soon. But today I went to the mall with my son, and I was still advised not to wear a bra yet, but I walked by the Hanes store and decided to go in and just get sized for the hell of it... So the lady asks me what size I usually wear and I said, " honestly, I just got these done, so I have no idea, but I used to wear a 32A".. so she takes out her measuring tape and shes measuring, measuring, and making squinty faces and finally she reveals my size as a whopping...... wait for it, wait for it.....! 34 A hahaha I laughed as she walked away, I almost peed myself but I was holding in the smiles and laughter... I really dont think Im a 34 A because Ive tried on my old bras and I definately couldnt fit them.. I thought it was funny because after all this money, I achieved an A-cup, and also, Wat the hell was I before a ---A hahaha. I didnt fill out an A cup but come on.. Oh well thought I'd share that story. Honestly I wanted to have a full B cup and I feel that I do and I am extremely Happy with the size and almost thought I went to big.. In the end of it, cup size doesn't matter at all- its how you feel that does.
over a month post op
One month after surgery, everythings great! I am cleared to wear a bra and fit into 34C cup! I am also cleared to start lifting weights as long as its only my arms- no chest exercises! Still twinges of pain here and there but nothing bad, ive been getting a ton of compliments at how good they look.. I'm so happy with the results
Dr. Adrain Lo was very quiet and patient in explaining the procedure, the potential incisions, implant sizing, and any concerns I had. He is not a talker, but I already had an idea of what I wanted and he ensured me he could do that for me. Its also a HUGE plus that he specializes in the incision through the armpit, and his before and after pictures look the most satisfactory in my opinion. The office staff are very nice and they cooperate in a very professional manner to insure all my needs are met.