all done. .. and on the road to recovery

I am scheduled to have a breast lift and small...

I am scheduled to have a breast lift and small implant on Friday. I was so at peace with this because I have nursed four babies and I really would like to have confidence in that area again. But now I'm scared I will regret it. I know southerngal30 is regretting it and I'm just so unsure of what to do. As I was just rocking my 2 yr old and telling him his bedtime stories it hit me...am I going to be able to do this anymore? Gosh I am not wanting to regret this. I am like a saggy B right now and having a lift plus 300 cc silicone moderate plus implants....anyone want to help me out? I want to go through with it because I would like to feel good in that area again...and I don't really want anyone to notice except my husband and me, but gosh I'm nervous now. I've never had any surgeries....all four deliveries were vaginal births....any advice?

Ok. . I'm back home. ..ps said everything went...

Ok. . I'm back home. ..ps said everything went great. The anesthesia was no big deal at all. In fact the verset was relaxing. . And I'm a high anxiety person. ... in some pain. . So i will post more later. ..

Well...day three was a bit better, and I'm only...

Well...day three was a bit better, and I'm only taking Tylenol...not even regularly. Yes, I'm in some pain, but it's not horrible by any means. Ireland so many comments about stomach issues and constipation that I really tried to avoid that, and it worked. I've drank Tons of water...tons! And already was able to go to the bathroom twice..so yay for that! Bad news is....I just started my period..yep. Awe well...could've been yesterday, or the day of my surgery...aagghh! So, hopefully tomorrow will be better. One thing I've dealt with some is light headedness, but today after discussions with the nurse she thought I wasn't taking in enough calories...so I started trying to eat more. It worked. So. Eat. Drink tons, I mean tons, of water. I bet I've drank over a gallon a day today and yesterday...no exaggerating....

Ok..just posted a pic...and it looks just like my...

Ok..just posted a pic...and it looks just like my after, although of course mine haven't fully dropped yet...the before is a little smaller than I was, but the after looks a lot the same...

Well. . Although i feel a lot better, I'm dealing...

Well. . Although i feel a lot better, I'm dealing with a new problem:-(. ... I'm going in later for a Doppler to check for a blood clot in my leg. This scares me a lot because it would mean a hospital stay and we all know those can be deadly. Please pray i get a clear result. ..

Yay yay yay! No blood clot! I'm sooo relieved. I...

Yay yay yay! No blood clot! I'm sooo relieved. I realized today that I've made a big mistake In my recovery. I was supposed to be doing these arm lifting exercises for the first 48 hours and then stopping. Well my husband could not remember the discharge instructions and when i finally found them it was at 72 hrs or so, so I thought I should go ahead and start them. Big mistake I think...I made myself hurt, hurt, hurt! Feeling a bit better now after some Tylenol thank goodness.

Well. . Couldn't sleep much again. . It seems even...

Well. . Couldn't sleep much again. . It seems even laying on my back hurts. .. only sitting up is comfortable but i can't sleep that way for long. ... here is a great site i found for after surgery
http://www.justbreastimplants.com/breast_augmentation_surgery/recovery.htm

Ok. Just had my post-op appt, and he said...

Ok. Just had my post-op appt, and he said everything looks perfect. I think I can finally say too that I think they look really, really good. My husband says they are awesome...lol (and that's with the stitches are strips still on..lol) too bad I'm still so sore...I've also had a horrible cough and cold during this week of trying to recover, and boy that's not fun....coughing your head off while your boobs already hurt..ouch! I have some significant bruising under my left breast that I was concerned with what he'd say, but he said its no big deal...yay! I finally, finally feel that I'm on the downhill, I'm going to be so glad I did this slope...

Well, I had my second post op appt today and got...

Well, I had my second post op appt today and got my steri strips changed out. I was so surprised to see that my incisions weren't even red! That was great! My left side is still swollen, but my right is not so much. I've been a little concerned though cuz I can now feel the implant on my left side move around some. I can feel it move when I bend over, like its "falling" with me, and I can also feel it if I gently push it on the sides. Anyone else experience this?
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