I tried to start a journey here but some how it...

I tried to start a journey here but some how it didn't work. But I will try again. It all began when I was 20yo. (About 1979) Ba #1. I was about 115lbs, 5'3" had not sure what silicone overs. I'm thinking 250cc
Ba #2 (about ten years later) had cc had them replaced. Same doc. Went with 350cc still overs. Nice full c cup
Ba #3 (about ten yrs later) left breast cc. Right breast ok. Went to new doc (old doc in Wilshire had lic stripped because he was addicted to Demerol) sooo I told new doc just change out the cc one. Other one is fine and he did.
#4 about ten years later ( I'm seeing a pattern here) had right cc. Told doc getting older not too big don't want to be matronly. He changed them out 475cc natrelle silicone. This was oct 2012
#5 right breast never really got soft. Oct 2013 had it changed out again same cc same natrelle.
#6 new doc. Advised go under add alloderm and lift. He's expensive but he's the best.
Surgery was July 1st. Recovery, of course much more painful than I was used to. I expected that. A lot of work was done and now we were messing with the muscle,
I'm 2 weeks post. Had 3 drains up to yest. Yest he removed 2 as the other one was still draining a little more than we would like. So a couple more days I will be free of the last drain. They have been such a pain to get dressed. It's hard to cover the bulky drains.
I am hopeful that this "is it". I would really wish not to ever mess with my boobs again. I have invested a lot of money on these puppies.
Soooo. I am being patient. Not sure of how they look yet. I think I gotta wait to see "final product". Right now they look smashed under my muscle and I. Concerned they a little close together. I will address that to ps on thurs when I have last drain removed
It's been a long journey. I have been obsessed with real self since last nov. When I decided something had to be done about this darned right boob. Always just wanted the natural look. Oh these last ones were 435 and 440 one was high profile one was mod profile sientra

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Post op 2 weeks

First "real look" at them" hmmmm


Hi hon ur a true trooper x they look really round and as for being close togeather ur cleavage is perfect as far as I can see x I'm hanging for mine to close up like urs x I think they look great hon xx will be ok xx just remember time n patience x please try not to stress it won't help ur healing x mwah glitter kisses to u xx
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Wow! You've had a lot of work done. I hope it is all worth it in the end for you. Hoping for the best for you! Please keep us posted. *gentle hug*
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Love all the "gentle hugs" Thank you. Thank you!

3 weeks

Well it's been 3 weeks. Still look weird and too big for my chest. The scar is scary. I hope there some dropping still to go


Ur cleavage is so awesome hon x love it xx I'm on 6 weeks and at my appointment yesterday I got strapped down for 6 weeks x so more time more patience for me x 6 weeks and I ain't dropped all but maybe 5/6 cm so I'm to inking the longer it takes for me to stop needing help these girls ain't going anywhere I don't need them to in the futer they will stay put lol xx ur doing well ur only on week 3 xx I'm week 6 hon and gotta wear a strap to help drop lol xxx ur looking great u will be fine you'll see xxx glitter sparkles to u for patience xxx have a magic week xx
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You have a ways to go. They will look fantastic. :) I can see right now that they look good. Hard to wait though.
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So glad to hear that. I need encouraging words..thank youxoxo

4 weeks and popped stitch

4 weeks today. I really haven't seen much change. I can tell some of the swelling is down. But they still look wide and flat. No projection. Make me look like I have a wide chest but I don't. Last nite i noticed a "popped" stitch where vertical incision meets horizontal incision. There's a little "hole" there. Freaking me out! Don't want infection. And don't want horrible scar. It looks bad enough already. Called ps today and going in later. Let's see what he can do. I just don't understand. 4 weeks. No work. No holding grandson. I'm still not even washing my own hair! What else can I not do?? Drove for the first time yest. Common???? Depressed.....


If that's what u call a flat chest holy shit ur as bad as me x ur cleavage alone is to die for and that non bowling ball look is awesome and ur fullness wow xx u need ur eyes checked hon u look amazing to me no shot I tell u xxhow u feeling today honey xxx glitter blasting bomb to blow that depression away NOW xxx
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Thank you so much for your words of encouragement! Geez went shopping for the morin ing. Came back tired and sore. Where is all my energy????
It's been 4 weeks and my energy is about half what I had. Slowly getting more and more.....did I mention sloooowwwwwlllyyy?!!

5 weeks

Ok 5 weeks. Still kinda sore. Still get really tired after a few hours of being out and about. Hope my "hole" is healing under bandages. Peeked at it tda. Still looks yucky. Will see ps on Thursday. I'll see what he thinks...sorry photos kept loading upside down. Tried 3 times


how are you healing and feeling....????
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Hi :) I had a BA with Breast Lift sub muscular 400CC silicone implants. The first month of recovery was awful. Well to be honest the pictures looked a lot worst than I actually felt. Since it was my first surgery, I often called my PA hysterical afraid something had gone wrong. My implants were so high I could rest my chin on them. Stitches on my left breast popped just like yours. Your pictures look very similar to my recovery. It has been 1 year since my surgery and I am very happy with the results. It took about three months from my implants to drop to a natural position. The scar on my left breast is a bit wider than my right, but other than that I look and feel great. Give it time and trust your doctor; I know this may be hard to do at the moment. The best advice I can give you is to make sure you rest. My experience would have been much easier if I had given my body more time to recover.
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Your in my prayers for a great recovery!! Xoxoxo
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6 weeks

Still not thrilled with the look of these boobs. Still look "wide". Not very natural. Cleavage is is "flat". Still sitting high. Massaging to try to get them to drop. Still sore. Still feel like implants are stuffed under my muscle. Waiting for them to feel like part of me.....


Personally I love the wide it looks full n natural x as for ur cleavage ivthinknit looks totally natural x I'd be happy if mine did what urs r doing xx u look great hon just saying it how I see it x don't be too hard on urself I truelly and honestly don't see anything wrong with ur girls xx glitter bubbles to u to stop ur worries
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I think front view looks good. Nice cleavage honey... And I think when they drop, it will fill the bottom out to make skin taught.. Looking much better.. Are you takin and using vitamin E? I'm supposed to take 400 units a day and rub oil on incisions..
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Thank you so much. I'm trying to like what I see but you know how critical we are of ourselves. I think cleavage looks better than what it really is. Boobs are kinda flatish?? No "valley" and when I wear a sports bra (that's all I can wear right now) there is really no cleavage. I miss that. I tried the silicone scar sheets (cica) but they seemed to irritate them. I don't know if it's cuz I was sweating that day or not but I took them off and did not replace them. I def don't want to make anything worse. However, vita e seems like a good option. I will try that thanks. I have not posted 7 week pics because I am going to ps tomorrow and hoping he will take damned tape off my Areolas. I will see them for the first time. I will post pics..,, thanks for checking in. I hope all is well with yours!!

9 weeks

Hi everyone...I feel there is not much change. Still riding very high. Thinking if they would just drop some it would somehow look better..ps tell me not to be so hard on myself and let me tell you I try I really try. I try to not tell my husband how unhappy I am but I think he sees it.. They just look and feel so unnatural. My number one priority. They don't move. Not all. Now I am wearing a thong bra day and night. It is so irritating and hot. I think it aggravates my scar and is delaying it from healing well. It rubs against the horizontal incision and irritates it. But I really want my cleavage and don't want to develop symmastia. So all day and night with this thing. It had better work. It gets so hot! Waiting to see if there will be any difference at three months..hope so..well wait, hope and pray.....maybe it will all work itself out...my ps seems to think so..I hope I tagged the pics right. They appear in a small square upside down with a green check in the middle. Hard to see the actual pic...


just stopping by again to say hi. they are looking better.. are you massaging them yet? I think by now you should be.. ? and whats a thong bra? I just wish you the best and to eventually be happy lady!
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Massaging the crap out of them. I feel like I always have my boobs in my hand. Thong bra is an obnoxious bra that presses down on the sternum to help with boobs that are too close together then I put a sports bra on top. Then I sleep with surgical bra to use top strap to help them drop! Long journey. Going to cancun 10/5 don't think there will be any showing off of. Boobs :((. Thank you so much for asking and caring. You look awesome! I'd be thrilled if min looked like urs!!
Nancy, I'm sorry for what you've gone through. I read your story and I feel for you. I hope everything will be better soon. :) Tammy
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4 mos in a week

Ok boobs look a little better but still have a ways to go before I am happy. They sit higher than I would like and at this point not sure even if they drop more it will help them look better.Have very diff shapes and still don't move . Weird soft but yet stiff not natural. Like when I pus them together for cleavage they don't move much. Thong bra seems to be working somewhat (better cuz it sucks wearing it) massaging like crazy. Hard to cover thong bra be up of the way the straps are in front of my chest. Waiting ......waiting.... Geez is it too much to ask for a pair of natural looking boobs!!!!


Hi hon like me ur getting there x they don't look too high to me hon x and what's the thing bra do if u do to d me asking xx glitter wishes n rainbow steams to u for extra happiness xxx
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Wish there was something I could do to help. All you can do is what he says and time will tell. Your incisions are mucho better. My right one little higher so I been pinching the skin under nipple at bottom of boob. Help break up the scar tissue. Maybe that might work for ya...?

3 1/2 mos

Sorry. Last update I was gonna be 3mos. Now I'm 31/2 mos. still not happy. Boobs look weird. No cleavage. Miss my cleavage. Still look weird, high and wide and give me armpit fat I never had. Look weird when I push my breasts together. Unnatural. No bounce. I don't know what happened. I think they are the right size. I think they are just not sitting right or something. Still wearing stupid thong bra. And sports bra and sometimes surgical bra at night for strap....massaging. Seem to be soft. Left greater than right. They are just not "pretty" boobs!!!!! I'm so over this and frustrated!!!!


awe lady I'm sorry you haven't had good luck.
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I know. I went to an awesome ps. His work is impeccable and everyone here that had him are happy and look awesome. That's whats so dishearteneing.....
Omg u sound like me lol and I'm 17 and a half weeks x I spoke to a girl at my local chemist yesterday n she's had 275 cc hp unders and said she's now 10 months out and only just started dropping x so I'm happy to say I'm back to waiting n patient as it will take us obviously longer x but hey we won't be dropping anywhere we don't want to in a hurry x sweety hold on we will get there ok xx I'm here if u wanna chat x I've had 520 cc hp unders n ain't dropped anywhere in 4 months gggrrr x but imma go ba go back to waiting after talking to that girl xx ten months wow
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Dr Pousti is an awesome person and doctor. He listens to what you want and recommends the solution. He does so many re visionary breast procedures with great outcomes and I'm hoping to be his number one spokesperson when all is said and done He makes me feel beautiful everytime I walk Into the office and puts up with my and my husbands questions which have been many. He does not rush out, he does not push. I loved that about him. His office staff is outstanding, friendly and personal. They make me feel like a friend. They have called me everyday after the procedure. I've had a few and no one ever called me everyday to see how I was doing. So, so far so good. Can't wait to see what lies beneath all these bandages!!!

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