Am beyond delighted! United Kingdom

Hello from the UK! So, I'm 40 hrs old and have...

Hello from the UK! So, I'm 40 hrs old and have hated my breasts for all of my adult life. Similar to many people on here, I have wrangled with myself for all these years about having a breast reduction - should I, shouldn't I - on an endless loop. Well, I finally got off the fence and I have my consultation on Wednesday evening. I don't qualify for the surgery on the NHS here, so am having to go private. I am a mix of both nervous and excited, even about the consultation, so heaven alone knows what I'll be like as I approach the actual surgery! It's so good to read the experiences of everyone on here; to see your own emotions/thoughts/feelings so well articulated and think, yes, that's it, that's exactly how I feel! I will post pics, when I'm feeling a bit braver. I find it hard to even acknowledge my breasts, so a pic for all to see would be a big step but, hey, in for a penny, in for a pound! There aren't really any forums like this in the UK, so am delighted to have stumbled across this and have been compulsively reading it for the last few weeks!

So I've had my consultation. It made it all go...

So I've had my consultation. It made it all go from 'concept' to 'real'! Had a proper wobble and thought, why am I putting myself through this. Jeez, this is hard, right! I just have to say the word and I can be booked in in a week or 2. When the doc examined me, he said, you're not as bad as you think you are. Just that 1 comment right there has sown a seed of doubt. But I am 'bad', Im kidding myself if I think otherwise. I'm a full blown 'swing low, swing free'! The dialogue in my head is endless. It's like a continuous loop, every waking hour. I need to get off this fence that I've been sitting on for 20 years, as I'm getting splinters in my bum!

So after dithering for 20 years, I'm now booked...

So after dithering for 20 years, I'm now booked in!!!! 2 weeks today, I will, right at this precise moment, be in the operating room. I had a 2nd meeting with my consultant last night and just thought, if not now, then when, go for it girl, just like that! Blimey, what have I done.

On the final countdown now. Op is in 4 days. Had...

On the final countdown now. Op is in 4 days. Had my first wobble yesterday. Started to doubt what I was doing, thinking I would just lose some weight and put up with what I had and this was all very silly. The thoughts are still lingering in the background but no turning back now!

Final few hours now. Can hardly believe it's my...

Final few hours now. Can hardly believe it's my turn tomorrow! Just trying to focus on staying calm (and not succeeding!).

Am a week post op now and this has exceeded my...

Am a week post op now and this has exceeded my every expectation. Am beyond thrilled with my new breasts. Had my first post op appointment last night and everything is as expected at this stage.
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