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I Finally Did It! - Toledo, OH

Im 3 weeks post op, i was a 44 M before br, now i...

Im 3 weeks post op, i was a 44 M before br, now i am a C/D cup now, still swollen.had 2.1 kilograms on left side which equals 4.69 lbs and 2.3 kilograms on right side which equals 5.070 lbs removed adds up to almost 10 lbs of boobs removed, and I had a free nipple areola graft. I am very tight on top of my chest, but i did not have any leaking, bleeding or bruising, i had my post op appt. And was cleared to wear any bra, as long as it is cotton and no under wires. I just bought a genie bra and it has thin removable pads in it i absolutely love it the pads protect my nipples because they are so sensitive.

4 weeks post-op

Today i am 4 weeks post op, im healing great, but i have become more swollen than usual the last couple days, the stitches on the outside are gone, but they feel tighter on the inside, i cant make any reaching movements, they feel as if they are ripping.**update* the genie bras i bought suck, if you are plus size they are not for you, the band does not lay flat they flip up and bunch up right under your breast, i bought a bally bra and it feels great, i also have been using palmers cocoa butter cream and vitamin e oil, to keep them from not feeling dry.

8 weeks post op

Healing really well, when i do too much, they let me know, i start to get really tight and the inside stiches start to feel like rope under my skin, i cheated a couple of times and slept a couple of hours without my bra, but somehow when i put it back on it feels so much better, i also can now sleep on my stomach for awhile.

8 Week Post Op Appointment!

Had 8 week appointment today, Dr was very pleased, healing well, lordy lordy she said i dont have to sleep in my bra anymore....i can wear any bra i want to...but I'm gonna stick to soft cotton bras with the band around the bottom, like my favorite Bally bra, or a genie bra, I'm not ready for a underwire yet..no need, i am perky lol, i have a little scarring underneath which feels like roping, she said to massage it and it will go down. She also gave me some samples of scar gel.
Dr.S. Chang

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Looking good! I am with you - I have cheated a little. Some times my breasts feel chafed and I take the bra off for a bit to give them some air! It is good to put it back on and feel the support. I guess we have to listen to our instincts a litlle.
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Glad to see you healing well :-)
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Awesome ! I am approaching 8 weeks myself. Congrats and continued good healing.
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What a transformation, what size are you now?
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Thank you, I'm still swollen, i believe i am between a C and small D cup,
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That is amazing - Must feel great. Looks like a really good result. enjoy!
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I am going through the same thing,3weeks post op the swelling and the cold makes it worst, I had 2000 grams removed from my left and 2400 grams removed from my right I had so much back fat and side fat ,my surgeon removed it all lol, well that's for info I need it my other issue is I thought I would be back at work but I still cant drive from all the meds I am on so bored cant exercise my arms hurt to lift..... well enough complaints I am still happy I did the surgery.
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You look fantastic. What a relief to get all that weight off!
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Thank you
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Fantastic. You must be so relieved. They look great.
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Thanks
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I can't believe 10 LBS of breast tissue! Wow you must feel so much lighter. You are looking good. I also love the Genie bra. It is the only thing I can't wear. Hope your recovery continues to go well.
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OUTSTANDING! You look great, bet you feel amazing. What an amazing difference. Thanks for sharing your unique story. Hugs and continued great healing ;-)
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Thank you
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Wow, just navigating on the site and saw your post. Congratulations in a great outcome. Happy healing, Smooch
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Thank you smooch916
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I am in absolute awe of the amount you had taken away and how amazing they look -it is a complete transformation! How long did you stay in, how was pain management? I am going from 32J to a C/D, which will only be a couple of pounds total! Respect!
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Thank you mthev, i was supposed to be a outpatient, but i was in a lot of pain in recovery, i think i was in shock, so they kept me overnight for observation and gave me strong pain medicine through my i.v. All night, it really calmed me down and i was ok to go home, i think that much being removed is a shock to your system, after that i was on percocet and then Tylenol, pain really wasnt that bad, you just feel uncomfortable, and emotional, depressed, i think I've broken up with my boyfriend 3 times in 3 weeks, lol, so tell your loved ones it's not them it's gonna be your hormones,
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