13 days post op! - Seattle, WA

So far I'm excited and can't wait! So far Dr....

So far I'm excited and can't wait! So far Dr. Salemy has been great and he has excellent communication. I have my pre op on the 5th and can't wait to try the sizers on and really figure out what I'm going to get.. My guess is something like 350-375cc.
I hope I'm making all the right decisions. But still stress about how my ba will look when I'm done. I'm not telling anyone. I have some friends that have made fun of people who have had a boob job so I'm not going to tell them. I always wear a padded bra so they shouldn't really notice after and I so rarely wear a bikini I can't even remember the last time anyone has seen me in one. I will put up before and after pics eventually.

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Gosh I repeated myself how many times??? Duh I'm...

Gosh I repeated myself how many times??? Duh
I'm hoping to be a very full c to smallish d
I'm 5'7 and 140 lbs and wear a 36 c, it's much to big in all ways but I like the finished look with clothes on.

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I'm excited for you and hope you love your results! Please keep us posted.

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I am in Seattle too! Please letme know what you think of Dr Salemy.
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Will do! Pre op on the 5th. I'll make a post after that. I'm coming from Canada to see him!

Six days to my post op!!!!!

Six days to my post op!!!!!

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How about 6 days to my pre op... I might be a tad...

How about 6 days to my pre op... I might be a tad excited and not thinking straight

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Good Luck!! Excited for you! I have my surgery scheduled for Feb 15th with Dr Salemy. Can't wait to see your results. I have exact same measurements like you and trying to decide on the size between 397 and 421cc.

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Good luck !!
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What is his cost for a BA?
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Starting to freak out a bit! Worried that they...

Starting to freak out a bit! Worried that they will be to big :o I think I have decided on 397cc left and 421cc right. Measure a 34 A with out a bra on but look more like a B (I think) and wear a C for a better finished look. Hoping for a small D. But don't want to look fake. 5'6-5'7 tall and 135-140 lbs, rib cage about 29" so stressful!

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I just had my Ba on 12/11 and I was so stress over 475cc or 500cc I had mine under the muscle 34 b pre op . I honestly wish I listened to my bf and when 525cc because the sizers look like 50cc bigger in my opinion and from what my dr told they will be compress if going under the muscle you will lose some projection.
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Good luck! I know you'll choose a size you'll be happy with!
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It's so tough cause there really isn't that much difference between them but it still feels like there is! Ahhhhhh I have seen so many picture with these sizes that are perfect but then there is a few where they look really big or not big enough.. I should stop looking but can't haha. Good luck to you too!!! I will post more pics after!

Yep, starting to really freak out! I dont want to...

Yep, starting to really freak out! I dont want to be bigger then a D... Does any one else have 397 and/or 421? what size are you now? I'm a professional horseback rider and ride about 6 hrs a day so I'm worried that they could be to big for show jumping.. should I down size?!?! It will prob be fine but its starting to consume me and my whole day everyday..
Seven days till I move to the other side!

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I have 397.will get bra measured this week, but so far everything points to full c small d. I have moderate plus profile.
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I started 36b. Kinda wish I had gone a tad larger. ;)
Thank you! Good to know! I'm so back and forth right now... Driving me crazy

So I called Dr.S today and asked to size down to...

So I called Dr.S today and asked to size down to 371cc and 397cc. I think I will be more at peace of mind just knowing they are smaller then bigger. I hate to do that last min but I was really starting to stress.. feel soooo much better now, I rather feel that they are a touch small then big.

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A few more day excited for you!
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Good luck with your surgery. I'm happy your settled on a size. For me this is the hardest part - that and waiting. I'm in the same boat as you.. almost there.. my surgery date is 1/11/13... trying to remain cool.. but OMG finally I will be on the other side and have boobies :p Take care!
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Cinnamon that's interesting. I'm shorter/smaller than you, and I got 397 mods and I feel like I'm a just a little bit too big. I couldn't use the 330's cuz the base was just too narrow for my chest. I have constricted tuberous breasts and Dr wanted to go as big as I would accept in order to stretch out the lower poles. It worked! My breasts look fab, but seem so big to me!

So I leave for Seattle tomorrow! Surgery on Monday...

So I leave for Seattle tomorrow! Surgery on Monday morning!

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Good Luck!! Everything will go well and I'm sure you will love your results! Can't wait to see pictures! I have my pre op appt with Dr. S end of this month!
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I had my surgery this morning! I think everything...

I had my surgery this morning! I think everything went very well. I did get a really bad cough sore throat and a small temp the day before.. Yay. But after surgery I actually felt much better. I came out of the anesthetic a little sick and threw up had to take some pills and anti nausea medicine and was much better after that.
I can't really see what they look like but from what I can tell it looks good. There is quite a bit of pain and tightness. I think a lot comes from the band around the top and maybe a little from the compression bra. I slept lots right after when I got back to my hotel, when it was time to take more oxy my friend made me eat a banana and it was sooo good!! After that I was all of a sudden famished and went to the vending machine and got a bunch of junk that I gobbled down.. I was so hungry I guess. After that we just hung out watching tv for a bit then went to Panara bread, yum we don't have those in Canada.
As I said I'm feeling very tight across my chest and most movement with my arms hurts cause it pulls on my chest. I can't sleep right now so just took some more meds and hope that helps. I will get some pics up soon!

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Glad to hear everything went well! I'm getting more and more nervous each day! Wish you a speedy recovery. Keep us posted on your progress...
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Congrats on making it to the other side! :D
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Thank you! That's awesome! He is fantastic! I am so happy so far! And he was so patient with me when I was being a bit narcotic about sizes. I will put more pics up soon

Feeling much better today! Still some tightness...

Feeling much better today! Still some tightness but not bad. Sleeping has been a little challenging at the hotel but I did fly back to Canada today so hopefully it will be better in my bed!
They already look sooo good, I am more then happy with my outcome! I will put up pics from my computer.. For some reason my iPhone won't give me a photo upload option. Dr. S really has to be one of the best out there! I can't even express how happy I am in all ways!!!!!

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Wow you look really good!! Congrats!!
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Congrats you look great!!!!
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You look amazing!! Congrats !
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Well I guess it's been a week! Feeling good over...

Well I guess it's been a week! Feeling good over all. My left boob looks perfect, the right still is a little high but I am only at a week. I hope the left doesn't drop to much more.. I would say they are still pretty firm but are getting softer everyday. I will get my hubby to take some more pics! I really think they will look very natural on my frame, I will get a full body pic cause I had a hard time finding people that were a similar size as me before for comparison.

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How are you feeling?!
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Still feeling sore. Started my "massages" today and that really kind of hurt. I have to do them five times a day so not really looking forward to that. All being said they look great! :)
Wow I just looked at your pictures and you look fantastic!!!! I almost wish I went slightly bigger but I know for my show jumping this is the best size

Having major boob greed right now!!! lol

Having major boob greed right now!!! lol

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I'm with ya! It seems to be going around lately. ; )
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OMG too funny! My daughter and I both ride! I'm sure with the right amount of compression, sports bras (which you will need to wear anyway), clothes, etc. you will be fine. If you show up wearing a skin tight tank top on the other hand .... ;o) When did your doc clear you to start riding again? I'm dying to ride!!!! I am at 3 weeks post op today.
Haha I'm one if those mean trainers that doesn't even let the girls ride in tank tops.. Polo shirts or other appropriate tops heheh. He said probably at six weeks, I might wait till the end of feb. What about yours?

So my back is absolutely killing me! I had a...

So my back is absolutely killing me! I had a really bad fall from my horse about four years ago and have had problems ever since so sleeping every night on it is not a happy place for me. I'm also having a bit of a sharp pain under my left breast.. Has anyone else had anything like that? I will contact Dr. S if it doesn't subside in a day or so. That was the slightly bigger natural breast with the smaller implant. I took a sleeping pill (which I haven't taken yet cause they scare me for some reason) so I'm hoping I will be out like a light by the time I submit this! And I know I still need to get more pics up!!! I'm on it...

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Your results look fantastic! I am pretty sure I want get my surgery done by Dr. Salemy! They look really natural! Congrats! How are you feeling now? Any advice for being a patient of Dr. Salemy?
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You look great! I have a fantastic chiropractor in Bellevue if you want I can forward his name to you, just let me know.
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Love my chiropractor lol! :)
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