I Want to Be Natural Again - Phoenix, AZ

Hi ladies!!!! Im 31 yrs old and have saline...

Hi ladies!!!! Im 31 yrs old and have saline implants for 9 yrs. I have 3 children.I nursed 2 children with implants.I want to be natural again. I got them done in first place because i was teased by friends and family for being so small and from all that my self esteem went really low, that i decided to get them done. My doctor did a great job.I was a size 34A then after implants i was 34C but now 34D.Now after time has passed i want to be me again.With implants it has been difficult to run and sleep on my stomach, they feel not part of me, so i am getting them out on Friday morning.

Hi!! Finally got Saline implants out its been 11...

Hi!! Finally got Saline implants out its been 11 days since surgery, Got them only removed decided no lift and see how i heal after 6 months to a year.I don't khow how saggy I am going to be. I will be posting some pictures soon.

Hi! ladies. Sorry for not posting sooner, I've...

Hi! ladies. Sorry for not posting sooner, I've been busy with house remodeling and children my youngest is 15 months old. I feel better every day that goes by. I am little sore still from arm pits and still a little bruised on breast. Its been 19 days since my op. When I first got my implants in it was in 2003 well 9 years ago I was 22 years of age. By that time my daughter was 3ys old. I'd have breast feed her for 6 months. I was a full time worker too. My breast had always been small a size A cup since puberty. My friends at high school had big breast, wearing there nice bras. But I was very in to sports I love to run cross country and track and I enjoyed weight lifting, I did that all the way thru high school. I thought that maybe all my exercise was stopping my breast to grow but I guess it wasn't that. I did continue to run once in a while. I got married when I turned 18 years and I ran with my husband once in a while ,I felt very embarrassed with him all the time for my size of my breast so I kept my water bra on at all times. My family, probably shouldn't call "family" made fun of me for my small breast than my self esteem went really low, I kept on thinking about it too much. When I decided to get them done, I had talked to my husband about it he was supportive He said what ever made me Happy to do it. So I decided to get it done. My husband and I research for a doctor , Found one here in scottsdale Arizona. And went for it got my implants in. I felt great with them on, but they do change after time. It actually help my self esteem. It made me feel good about my self. BUT time passed, and couldn't help it. I FELT FAKE.. After 9 years with them on I talked to husband and wanted to remove them, He was very supportive too. I wanted to feel natural again. I went to same doctor and he listen to everything I had to say. My concern was sagginess because I did nurse 2 children with breast implants. I did get very big. My first feeling in my head was I got to get a lift if I'm removing this implants, but I talked to him and he said that it might not be necessary, so I decided to wait on lift, for about a year to see how my skin tightness. My incisions were done under arm pits that's how I got them in, so that's how I got them out. Soon after op. I felt such a relief less weight on top and my back doesn't ache anymore. My breast feel a lot softer. I feel small but natural. I am looking forward to sleep on my stomach, and buying a new bra.

Hi!! Ladies Its me again.. I had not luck finding...

Hi!! Ladies Its me again.. I had not luck finding a fit bra. I actually tried several different sizes got very frustrated and I ended up given up..I a little stress out :{.. I have ticket for concert this weekend and looking forward to going, but I couldn't find bra.. Its now been 3 weeks since my op..Don't know were to go to find a bra?

Hello! Girls!! I am doing a lot better. My arms...

Hello! Girls!! I am doing a lot better. My arms are not sore, my armpits are healed. I did sleep on my side last night! it felt so good:) Its been a long time that I haven't slept comfortable on my side. I haven't started exercising, but as soon as i have a little time, I will especially, running is what I like best. I did get fitted for bra but had some complications. What happens is that I am not filling in bra cup like a did before with big boobs. I tried various sizes I tried 36A( the cup was too small feel very uncomfortable) 34B (band to tight cup fits fine) 36B (band is good,big gap in cup) 34C (bands fits a bit tight but cup has gap but feels more comfortable so i was thinking that I could fill in with padding or inserts and see how it feels and looks..I did go to a department store and got fitted by a professional she said that I measured 34C in a small cup. I really dont get it because when I had my boobs I did measure a 36D., but my boobs looked very full i remember at that time I tried 34DD and it was much more comfortable. But i think that inserts is my solution I will try that..Its probably just me in my head when i put on bra I want to see fullness, so like i said ill try inserts. Thanks every one for your suggestions. Oh by the way I did go to concert and saw my family as well and they said I looked great! and asked how much weight I had lost?they said I looked a lot younger. I didn't mention this but my family does not know that i got my implants in or that I got them out. I guess they thought my boobs grew in, and now I lost a lot of weight. I will be posting some pictures with new bra as soon as i buy one with inserts.. Thanks ladies.;) :) for support and kindness, suggestions and being there for me!!! Thank you!!!!

Hi! Ladies. It been 2 months and 3 weeks since my...

Hi! Ladies. It been 2 months and 3 weeks since my surgery. I am feeling great. I have been wearing size 34B bra. Its so amazing to feel natural. I guess I had forgotten that feeling. I still have some extra skin, I don't think skin is going to tighten any more, but I am going to give it more time. Here I added some pictures with some favorites bras that I wear.

HI!!!! ladies its been a while!! Summer is a busy...

HI!!!! ladies its been a while!! Summer is a busy time!!! I went on vacation and now its back to school for my children.. I feeling great without implants.. I was able to do lots of running and swimming.. I feel great!!!! Best of Luck to every lady out there that's doing Ex plant. It was worth it!!!!!

Hi ladies its been 6 months since my OP. I am...

Hi ladies its been 6 months since my OP. I am happy that I got my implants out but still having a depressing time about extra skin. I do not like how I look when bending down have lots of extra skin and when laying down my nipples cave in. I am having hard time being topless for my hubby, I always have some type of shirt on. I do not want him to see me especially when laying down. I am having hard time finding nice shirts, blouses, dresses to fit me good from top. Every time I try something nice, doesn't fit me. So I end up not buying anything even though I like it but don't like how I look in it.:( I guess there is nothing for me to do about it, I did try massaging and wrinkle cream but didn't work well didn't see a difference. I don't want more surgery unless I am going to get a good result with out loosing my nipples sensation, a lot of ladies say that they loose nipple sensation when doing a lift and I don't want that. I regained my right breast sensation completely back since after I took me implants out. But other than the extra skin, I love that I am natural. I added some side pictures.

Hi! Ladies Its been 1 year and 1 month since my...

Hi! Ladies Its been 1 year and 1 month since my implant removal..I still have have some depressing moments here and there just issues with mom saying to me that i am so flat chested but I try my best not to let it bother me because I physically feel great, I Have gained weight but I am working on loosing that weight and with out those implants, it seems that I can work out a lot longer time. Its summer time here in Phoenix time to wear swim suit.I haven't found a one piece swim suit that fits good from top, but i will keep on looking.Sometimes I get very frustrated but I just need to be patient and positive shopping.
Dr. John J. Corey

Dr. Corey is great doctor. He listened to me, my concerns, my questions. He did a great job putting in implants and removing implants as well.He understood what I wanted and what I was going through..What I really liked about him is that he did not pressured me into other implants or anything else. He respected my wishes. I wanted natural and he made me natural again.

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Wow...you look really good! Keep logging on to Real Self to get some positive feedback. I'm so sorry that your mother says negative things to you about your breasts-our job as parents is build our kids up and not tear them down. Have you confronted her as to how it makes you feel? You totally did the right thing for both your health and to be a role model for your children. I can relate to the feeling self conscious with the hubby. Make sure that you are getting exercise as that also helps the self-esteem (and helps tighten things). Hang in there...
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Your natural breasts are pretty :-) Thanks for sharing your journey. I just had mine removed and am so happy to be free from the bags lol!
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Congratulations. Your post op pics are so cute and petite. :) I have extra skin that does all sorts of creative stuff when I am not wearing a bra too. It's our battle scars from motherhood! You have every reason to feel pride and confidence in your body.
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Thank you.. Back To Just Me
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I think you look wonderful - don't pay any attention to anyone who comments negatively. You feel better, look better, and it's all you! You're beautiful - enjoy your new/old look!
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Some women on here like Voda Swim- you might look it up!
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Thanks Wanttobeme!!! I will try Voda swim.
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How are you coming along preciosa? Do you feel better?
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I would like to get more info about your doctor
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bellaphoenix, Hi! okay I can give you more info. or you can look in the doctor reviews in this site and all his info is there.. But you can ask me anything you would like here or in private what ever you feel more comfortable..thx
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Was this performed in Az.??
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Hello...I am 9 months postop and am kinda feeling the same as you are. I had my implants for 18 years so I knew my skin would be stretched but it is difficult to accept that. I also am still self concious around my husband even though he says he loves me and it doesn't matter. I will not get implants again but I do use the dolly wedge inserts with certain tops/bras when I want a little extra fullness. This journey has been tough for me as well. I struggle with those same issues. like you I have three wonderful children ( girls ) and I'm glad to have shown my girls that being our true natural selves is much more important than having large breasts. Hang in there. You look great and as far as how they look bending over I'm sure even women who never implants but nursed children have the same problem. Mine do the same thing. Cheer up..xoxo
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Hello brownies123, Yeah it is difficult to accept my stretched skin, I did buy some dolly wedge inserts but I haven't found bras with the pocket so insert stay in place. :( but i will keep on looking for bras and tops.. Yeah I am very self concious with hubby, I always have a top on or bra Even In intimate time, he tries to take of my top but I wont let him, I think he is trying to make feel good that really it doesn't matter , that he loves the way that I am.. I do have two daughter ones 12 yrs and the other 6yrs, my 6yr old, says she going to have little ones and i tell her little ones but beautiful., My 12 yrs old has is already full B cup close to C cup and when i was that age I was flat, I mean totally flat. She had lots of questions about why I got breast implants in the first place.She was 3 when I got my implants in so she thought there were my natural breast so I had lots to talk to her about... Thank you :)
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My younger daughters also thought they were my natural breasts. I had to explain too. I'm hoping that by not replacing them but just removing set a good example. The dolly wedges fit perfectly into the Fredericks of Hollywood extreme cleavage bras. I remove the pads that come out and place the wedges in. I think they give you a nice natural look and the bras are reasonably priced 32.00 but sometimes they will have them on sale on the website for 19.99. Best of luck in this journey. I can totally relate to everything your saying.
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Forgot to ask you. The bras in your picture look like they fit you perfectly. I love the black and purple ones. So pretty. If you dont mind me asking, what brand/size are they since you appear to be the same size as m and they look like they fit so well?i need some nice bras other than the fredericks ones on days when I dont feel like using the dolly wedges.
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Hi!!! brownie123, Cool I'll look into going shopping tomorrow to Frederick's.Or on line. I am wearing 34B the purple bra I bought at Nordstrom Its a Kensie 'Claire' Racerback Bra they had different colors too,Its nice and very comfortable, the black bra is lace I got it at Victoria's Secret .
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Thanks for the info. It has been really hard finding good bras that fit well now.
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You look gorgeous! So cute xx
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Demi1996 Thank you!! How are you doing you just had your OP.. Didn't you! How did everything go?
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Feeling better every day, thank you! Really appreciate your 6 month review as often the reviews are from recent explanters like me and it's good to see what to expect further down the line. Hope I look as good as you in 6 months!! xx
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Hello preciosa you are looking beautiful! Yes Sgfit is funny and right! Your body and breasts are looking amazing and natural, and now you have freedom without the barrier boobs. Thanks so much for posting the updates, they will pull me through as well:)
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Thanks you Chaparin2012 :)
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hi preciousa,.yoy look great! ehy worry about your extra skin when bending over? not to be blunt or TMI hoeevrr, have you looked at your DH's ball.sac when he bends over? im sure he doesnt.think about getting a lift LOL. dont be so hard on yourself babe. things sag! on every human! :) cheer up.
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Sgfit, Thank you!!!!! :) :):)Your funny, You made me LOL..Thanks really that's what I needed. I like your Honestly and you do have a point. We are human.!!!!
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Haha Sgfit, so true! I think you look fab preciosa, but can relate to your worries about how you look as we all have this - hence why we got implants in the first place! hugs x
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