Feeling Great after 5 weeks Salt Lake City, UT

I am 18 years old and have been told I'm...

I am 18 years old and have been told I'm "well-endowed" since I started wearing a bra in the 4th grade. By 7th grade I was a 34D and I'm now 5'10", 165 pounds, and a 36DDD on one side and a DD on the other. I have been considering BR for a while now, even though I'm tall the girls are still absolutely uncomfortable. I'm a little nervous about the pain, and I'm nervous about the recovery but I'm very much looking forward to this surgery. I had my consultation a few weeks ago and have been cleared for surgery. I'll update my experience as it comes. Thank you for sharing all of your experiences. It's really been a inspiration to me. :)
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Torie

Welcome to the community, very glad to have you here with us:)

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Hi Torie, I am post surgery day 6, and while it was a bit painful on day 1 and still a little twinge now and then it was so worth it! I was a 40D/DD am 5'9" and 170, now it looks like I am a 36/38B! You are going to love having smaller, perky girls. Just plan to take it easy after surgery, use your pain meds and let someone else take care of you and it will be no time before you are recovered and at the beach in a cute little top! I had to wait 5 weeks from scheduling and surgery so time will go by quickly.
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Thank you so much! That is so comforting to know. Are you happy you went down so much? I told my doctor I was shooting for a large B or Small C but he feels like I might not be very happy with that. What are your thoughts?
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So my PS called a few days ago and changed my...

So my PS called a few days ago and changed my surgery date to the 26th at 6:00 AM. It actually turned out really nice because I haven't had much time to think about the surgery. I'm so excited but obviously a little nervous as anyone would be going into a big surgery (especially one on such a sensitive area). Anyways, I am 1 day pre op and just hoping it all turns out well! My doctor is very nice and my nurse is especially helpful. If there's anyone with any last minute advice I would very much appreciate it! Wish me luck!
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Torie
Hope your surgery goes well today.
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So I'm first day post op and spent pretty much all...

So I'm first day post op and spent pretty much all day yesterday sleeping. My pain yesterday want so bad but this morning it's about a 7 or 8. I took some pain meds so that would help. Overall though the surgery went really well. I'll post more soon
Torie
Thanks it means a lot
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Thinking about you and hope you are doing well.

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Well yesterday was not the most fun day. Even as...

Well yesterday was not the most fun day. Even as exciting as this surgery is, there is pain involved. I'm not a big fan of the walking but when I'm sitting its just a little uncomfortable which is ok. 2 days post op and I definitely feel improvement everyday. I have my first post op follow up today and I should be able to get te drains out so crossing my fingers. Other than that I just can't wait to see the girls!!

I am now 4 days post op and I felt so much better...

I am now 4 days post op and I felt so much better this morning. I got my drains taken out 2 days ago which hurt but after felt fabulous. I'm healing up pretty well. Looks great on one side but still a tiny bit of bleeding I have to watch on the other. Walking is easier, and showering was wonderful but I really wish I would have gotten another bra so I could wash this one. I'm still taking mild pain medicine and feel the most pain around my armpits where there was suction. I might have over done it a bit today but I think resting the next few days will fix the damage. I didn't realize how asymmetrical I was. My doctor took 360 out of my right sight (the side that's not going as well) and 960 out of the other. I was almost blown away. Anyway my next post op is Thursday so things should e getting much better by then. Still so happy with my decision. Definitely takes a load off my shoulders,,,literally. Wishing you all the best!
Torie
So glad to hear that things are going so well for you. I remember the noticeable healing I felt when the drains came out. Best wishes for 2013 and good healing!
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Well I'm now 5 weeks post op and I am incredibly...

Well I'm now 5 weeks post op and I am incredibly happy. I have moved from a DDD to a full C! :) For the most part it was a pretty smooth recovery. Very minimal pain past week one. Taking the drains out was easily the worst part. I had a few complications on one side which made it so I had to leave the steri-strips on longer, but I feel great and am SO SO grateful I did this. I wish I would have done it sooner. For anyone considering it, I'm here to tell you you won't regret it.
You said that you had it done by Gary R Hunter, who is who I just seen and he scheduled it for about 3 weeks from now. Did you like him after the surgery? He seems nice before and all I just want to make sure it's not like he stops being good after the surgery because the big part is done.
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