Removed Subgladular Saline Breast Implants After 15 Years - Toronto, ON

In 1997 I had Saline implants put in above the...

In 1997 I had Saline implants put in above the muscle to improve the look of my breasts and to fill out the sagging skin from 2 pregnancies. I weighed approximately 110lbs and was a large B small C (depending on the bra) before surgery. After surgery I was a 34D and 15yrs later and about 15lbs heavier, I am a 36DD (probably bigger) and I have a lot more breast tissue than I did @ 25 years old. I originally had the implants put in to help with my self image, however, after I realized that I was attracting the wrong attention. I am in a different place in my life and with teenaged kids, I want to be able to exercise and not have my boobs get in the way and I want to be able to buy tops that fit me properly. Because I have a small frame and I have to buy tops bigger to accommodate the 'girls', I end up looking heavier that I am. Reading this site inspired me to share my story. I have my surgery booked to have the implants removed on September 13th and can't wait! Luckily in Canada the procedure is free. I will post pictures of me pre-op and post-op soon. Thank you to all the ladies on this site for the inspiration. You all look fabulous after your implant removal. I can't wait to look and feel the same! :-) I have one question...How do you know what size of sports bra to get for after your surgery? I'm having a heard time figuring this out because I want the bra to be super supportive. I appreciate any advice or helpful hints. :-0

Hi! So, I have exactly 6 weeks and 4 days until my...

Hi! So, I have exactly 6 weeks and 4 days until my surgery and the time feels like it is going by so slowly...Everyday when I get dressed and look at myself in the mirror, I say to myself, "i can't wait until my tops fit properly"...Since I don't wear tight fitting tops, i'm guessing that I will probably have to replace a lot of my tops and blouses....but hey, it will be worth it to be comfortable in my 'own' skin. :-))

How long should I wait before I start wearing or get sized for a regular bra? Should I go to a Victoria's Secret to get sized or a specialty store? I appreciate any suggestions...

I will try to post some pics soon. :-)

I've finally taken some pics to show you all...

I've finally taken some pics to show you all before my explant surgery. 6 weeks and counting. It feels like the day will never get here, but I know in no time, it will be my surgery date. I can't wait to get rid of these heavy implants. I've been practicing Yoga and running again and I can't do all of the poses in yoga because my boobs get in the way and when I run, even though I am wearing a supportive sports bra, by boobs feel like the skin is pulling.

Hi! Well, I have 1 week and 3 days until my...

Hi!

Well, I have 1 week and 3 days until my impant removal surgery! It feels like it will never get here! I can't wait!
I have my pre-op with the hospital this Wednesday, it will just be for blood work, urine and an ecg because I have high blood pressure.
Can anyone suggest a particular brand of sports bra that gives the most support?

Well, it is 2 days before my surgery. I am...

well, it is 2 days before my surgery. I am schedule to be @ the hospital for 9:30am and am so excited. I just hope that I purchased the right size in a sports bra and it isn't too big or too small....

Hi there! So I had my surgery on Thursday and all...

Hi there! So I had my surgery on Thursday and all went well. I went in at 11:30am and came out @ 12:50pm. The nurses and of course my PS were so nice. I have to say it was the best experience I have ever had in a hospital.

I am back at work today with a little discomfort, but not really any pain. I will have to go shopping for new tops because nothing fits...lol. I slept most of Thursday and Friday and felt a little better on Saturday. Yesterday I felt well enough to drive, but I found I got tired easily. I'm sure I will be exhaused today.

Overall, I am so happy I did this and wish I would have done it sooner. :-)
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