Soooo Excited! - Redding, CA

Hi realself ladies my name is Jen :0) I'm...

hi realself ladies my name is Jen :0) I'm 5'8" tall 180lbs. And 34 yrs. old. I have one son aged 15yrs. old (0: and I'm married to a fantastic guy!! I've wanted implants for about 14yrs. now. I'm very excited to finally get the " girls " fixed! (0: " grins " I had my consult today I'm scheduling tomorrow morning.

My surgery will be on nov. 4th at 8:15am. WooHoo!!!!!! I cannot wait!!!

Hi I'm updating, so I called this morning and...

Hi I'm updating, so I called this morning and scheduled my surgery for nov. 4th. My pre-op is on nov. 1st. It's happening pretty quickly which is just great. I've been waiting a long time. I'm very happy. 15 days!! :0D

VERY exciting! Are you going with saline or silicone? And have you decided on a size?

You might want to check out what some doctors on RealSelf have to say about sizing. Also, there's a great article in our forums written by a RealSelf member and called 10 Things I Wish I'd Known About Breast Augmentation. You should check it out.

Thank you very much for starting your story here in our wonderful Breast Implant community. I'm looking forward to following your journey.

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Thank you so much for welcoming me. I'm going with silicone gel implants under the muscle. I forgot to talk profiles with the doc. but I plan to at my pre-op. I believe I'm gonna go with 800cc's which the doc. and I will finalize at my pre-op. :0D
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Well tomorrow is my pre-op with my doc. and the...

Well tomorrow is my pre-op with my doc. and the hospital. I'm excited. Fri. is the big day gotta be there by 8:15 surgery at 9:30 I believe they said I'd be on my way home by 12:00 or 12:30 pm. :0) so tomorrow I've got to ask the PS about going to 800cc's and about which profile he's going to use. I need to find out which meds I'll be taking afterward. Gotta get the house cleaned up this week. :0) I'm not nervous yet just super excited!!!! I bet I'll get nervous and scared the night before or the day of surgery. I've gotta have my husband take before pics. So I can post them.

I just added before shots. I will soon be adding...

I just added before shots. I will soon be adding after shots. My surgery is in five days.

Hey everybody, so I had my pre-op today. I...

Hey everybody, so I had my pre-op today. I finalized implant size, placement, and insicion location, as well as implant type: I'm going with 800cc, sub-muscular, infra-mammary, and silicone. My meds. were called in today. I'm picking them up tomorrow. I got all my instructions about surgery and after care. I just forgot to ask about which profile grrr, I do totally trust my ps's judgement I just wanted to know. Oh well it's in his hands now :0) I just hope they turn out fantastic!!! (0: he's a very nice dr. he's answered all my questions wonderfully and I spent very little time waiting. :0)
I just want to point out that I think you look great as is! If I had breast like yours to begin with I wouldn't have gotten implants! Lol! But I am happy for you! Good luck! I'm sure you will love them. :)
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Tyvm for the compliment. :0)
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same here, I WISH my boobs looked like yours, your are not deflated looking like mine :( i would love to have your as is boobs! but congrats, hope you enjoy your implants!
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Argh!!! They moved my surgery up now I have to be...

Argh!!! They moved my surgery up now I have to be there at 6:15am!!!! Woo hooo!!!!!!! :0)

Well I just gotta get through today and tomorrow...

Well I just gotta get through today and tomorrow then it's go time! * Doing wild happy dance * (0: :0)
Ty ladies so much for the compliments, but you know how they say we are our own worst critics and I think for me that saying is very accurate, plus I've decided to work out and lose weight and when I'm at a more ideal weight they're a " couple a sad girls ;0) ". So I'm taking care of it now lol... Again I really appreciate all your compliments they really mean a lot to me. I am terribly self-conscious of my breasts and it was not easy to post the befores I just wanna post the afters. :0)
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Congrats! 2 days left!! You will be so happy when you are on the other side! Best of luck to you!
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Hi Jen,

When I looked at this post I thought the first pic was the after. I think your breasts look great now but if you want to do this (which seems like you do) then the best of luck.
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New boobs tomorrow!!!! Yay!!!! :0) excited/...

New boobs tomorrow!!!! Yay!!!! :0) excited/ terrified, I have got to stop worrying about what could go wrong. I've done my homework I'm aware of all the possible complications. I've got to let it go. :0)

Can't wait to hear how it went for you. You're on the other side now and your main job is to rest and heal. :)

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Tyvm I've mostly slept all day, definately got some pain happening. So I'm taking my prescriptions. :0) I'll post pics. As soon as I can. I'm just not up to it yet. Thanks so much for all the get well wishes from you all! :0)
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Jen,

I know you are either in surgery or recovery right now. I hope all went well for you! Please keep us posted! Happy healing and welcome to the other side! =)
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It's day two and I'm definately hurting....

It's day two and I'm definately hurting. The meds. mostly just take the edge off the pain. Although I'm only taking half a norco at a time. I guess I'd rather deal with some pain so I can stay lucid. :0) who knows though by later today I may get tired of dealing and end up taking a whole one:0) I'm also taking soma which is a muscle relaxer which helps. Overall I believe I'm doi well.

Gosh all I can say is this fricking hurts. I still...

Gosh all I can say is this fricking hurts. I still can't wait to see my end result though. Getting out of bed is a major challenge :0). The most pain I've felt besides waiting to long to take my meds. has got to be going from a mostly horizontal position to a vertical position, darn gravity. :0) been drinking a ton of water and trying to make sure I eat the latter is difficult because I'm just not very hungry. I'm making myself eat though. :0)

Well I had before shots on here but I'm not...

Well I had before shots on here but I'm not sure what happened to them. They seem to have disappeared off my page which really sucks because I got rid of the originals, my son uses the computer and I didn't want them laying around. Ugh this sucks! :0(


Hey thanks again Pam. Good to know around how long it should take for them to drop. Right now they're nearly up to my chin lol. I'm soooo uncomfortable :0) my hubby went and bought some peas for me, so hopefully that'll help :0) I'm just being impatient. Maybe this experience will teach me how to be more patient? Ha. Tyvm for the support. You've been very helpful to me. :0)
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Welcome anytime! :) Mine dropped in about 3-4 weeks. I was given the go ahead to buy any type bras I liked at 3 weeks. It is a way better feeling after they drop. I was a much happier camper, ha ha. Now, I just LOVE them!
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Hey Pam thanks for the info. the papers I was sent home with said I could ice, they just didn't specify how. Thanks. How long did your implants take to drop? I know everyones different but I'm curious. :0) thanks so much, Jen
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Yay I noticed my before shots are back that's...

Yay I noticed my before shots are back that's good, I thought they were gone forever. Anyhow I'm still in pain, I guess I'll update again when something changes. :0) tale care real self ladies! :0)

Oh no! Let me check on your photos for you.

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Did you guys discover what happened with my photos? Ty Jen
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Jen,

You are welcome. I know how it is to have questions you want answered. I had alot of ladies answering my questions on here. There is another website... www.implantinfo.com It is very helpful as well. Best of luck on your continued recovery.
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Hello everyone. I figured I'd check in,...

Hello everyone. I figured I'd check in, I'm still hurting but not nearly as bad as I was. I went for a short and slow walk with my husband a little while ago. I feel tired now. I'm probably gonna take a nap now. I'm eagerly waiting for my final result.

Hello everyone, just a quick update. I'm not...

Hello everyone, just a quick update. I'm not feeling very good today. I fell asleep without my strap last night and woke up rather swollen in the upper pole area not sure if that's the cause or not? Rather sore today also running a low grade fever. Just feeling blah! all the way around today. Well tomorrow is my first post-op appt. at 11:30am. It will be nice to see my dr. and see if things are progressing normally. :0) will post again tomorrow after my appt.


Also I haven't heard anything today about my before shots. Hopefully they will be back soon. :0)

I forgot to mention before that my dr. used the...

I forgot to mention before that my dr. used the Keller funnel technique during my aug. which is a device that's used to insert the implant in order to keep the implant from coming into contact with the patients skin or glandular tissue (which does contain bacteria) to prevent possible contamination. It's believed possible by using this funnel that the possibility of a contracture may be prevented or lessened. I'm not sure if that's a fact or not and it doesn't sound to me as if they are either. However my dr. did say the Keller funnel made insertion of the implant a lot simpler. I imagine it must have been a plus because I did get
800cc silicone implants. :0) and even if it's just a " chance " I'll take it getting a contracture would suck!!!! He threw the Keller funnel in at no extra charge I also had several skin tags which he removed for free which is awesome. :0)

Heading out to my ps appt. I'll do an update...

Heading out to my ps appt. I'll do an update when I get back. :0)

So I'm back from my follow-up appt. I got my...

So I'm back from my follow-up appt. I got my sutures removed (that was an odd feeling). I learned some breast massages which I'm supposed to perform on myself 4 times daily. I got another strap to wear. Dr. Wong told me to wear it 24/7 and he made it tighter than I had it set. I got my implant cards and warranty info. today. My implants are mentor 800cc memory gel high profile. :0) I really like my doc. He always takes time to answer all of my questions and he stressed to me today that if I have any worries or questions to not hesitate to call him. :0)

How are you making out Jen. Mine are dropping and not giving me any issues at all. Or maybe I'm distracted bc I got a tummy tuck at the same time LOL
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Hey sassy ;0) I'm really happy for you (easy recovery). You're soo lucky (tummy tuck) (0: I want lipo (gut and back fat) & co2 laser (face) :0) but that's just gonna have to wait for now! You take care and get plenty of rest girl.
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I am definitely resting. I don't think I've had this much rest ever! But I'm healing well so that's a good thing. Hopefully, I get my sutures out tomorrow!
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Here are some updated photos. :0)

Here are some updated photos. :0)
Tyvm I sure hope you get some. Happy thanksgiving ;0)
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Thanks for sharing! I'm about the same height, and a little chubby, so you were a good comparison. You look great! I totally want your boobs! :D
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you too sweetie. so are you feeling ok now!
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So yesterday was three weeks my previously posted...

So yesterday was three weeks my previously posted after pics. were actually taken at around two weeks all I can say is norco is a helluva drug lol well and combine that with the fact that I really do have terrible math skills. So hopefully I will have my husband take proper three weeks pics. sometime today and I'll post them. They are dropping slowly but surely I've still got a ways to go.... I just keep up with massaging and strap. :0)

Some 3 weeks pics. :0) I just realized that the #...

some 3 weeks pics. :0) I just realized that the # of days next to my last photos were correct so please disregard most of my last post duh, duh, and duh that's all I can say :0).
So, they still hurt especially now that they're beginning to jiggle. I really want nothing more that to put them in a bra so that my super hyper-sensetive nipples stop rubbing on my shirt. :0) anyway, new pic. (0:
@ jen yes ma I was asking you wow you look awesome!How is the tenderness now!
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Tyvm waiting! I haven't been on in quite awhile, busy with the holidays. :0) I'm still mildly tender. Although my nipples are hyper sensitive still.
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hey jen hope your recovery is still going ok :)
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Hello realselfers! Sorry it's been soooo long...

Hello realselfers! Sorry it's been soooo long since I've posted! I've just been very busy with the holidays. I will be taking some updated pics. and posting them soon. The progression is pretty awesome (I'm very pleased with them) :0) I got exactly what I wanted! The scarring is very minimal due to my PS's use of the Keller funnel. I got a huge silicone implant I was expecting a much bigger scar, the scar I got is faint pink and about an inch to an inch and a half long in the infra-mammary fold. Could't ask for better. Been having trouble finding which size bra I am but I believe I wear a 38G in freya bras.
I haven't posted for a while but I am now 9 days post op. I am lovin it, the pain isn't really that bad, just tended sometimes. Now I'm just getting impatient for them to drop lol
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Lol that should say tender not tended
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Jennylee I'd love to see your own review! I can totally relate to overloading friends and family with your excitement...I swore to my BFFs I'd say not another word until the date was closer. Having a hard time doing that though as all I can think about is "BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOBS!"

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Here's those pics. I promised. :)

Here's those pics. I promised. :)
So would I. I'm confused as to why you're telling your story in the comment section of my review? Anyhow whatever floats your boat. :0)
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Lol! When is your surgery? Mine are healing really nice! I am 3 weeks post op today. The pain is pretty much non exsistent, just every once in a while I feel little zings or if I reach above my head too far. The other day I was getting out of my vehicle and hit 1 on my side view mirror lol!
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I'm schedule for the 30th! You can check out my review over here. 

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Hi ladies I haven't been on in awhile, so I...

Hi ladies I haven't been on in awhile, so I thought I'd update. :) today is three months for me and I'm doing really good. I'll take some pics. and post them soon. (: I'm very pleased with my results.
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Dr. Wong is an awesome dr. He took the time to answer all my questions. He explained everything in an articulate straightforward manner that I appreciated very much. He didn't try to power sell me on anything. His staff were great! Everyone I've dealt with including dr. Wong and his surgical staff were all very attentive. So far my experience has been a good one. I'm happy I picked dr. Wong :0)

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5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
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