2 Weeks Post Op - United Kingdom, GB

I always had small breasts. But when I had my...

I always had small breasts. But when I had my second daughter I put loads of weight on! Most of that weight went to my belly and boobs. I went on weight watchers & did really well but was left with loose hanging skin.
I looked in to getting a tt found this site & had it done oct 2012. I had br 2 weeks ago and I'm so happy I did it! They were cumbersome , loose , unsightly before. Now I love them.

Scar tape

I've bought some silicone tape, but not sure about using it incase I get a reaction. Had a good nights sleep but still sore to sleep on my side. I'm wearing a cheap sports bra from asda day & night & it's really comfy. I've put a few pounds on so need to get motivated!

Closer up 2 weeks & 1 day

Bruising

Well haven't had a very good nights sleep I just want to sleep on my side but its still so sore. 4 days after my op I leaned on my right breast & it went really hard. Went to hospital & they said it was ok. Woke up this morning with lots of bruising & panicked . Went to the hospital again & they said don't worry there is good blood supply to the nipples. Anyway hope everyone is healing good .

Bruising

Soo glad I did this

Well it's been 6 months since I had br & I could not be happier, all the worry was worth it x

Me now

Birmingham Plastic Surgeon

My surgeon is the best! I asked for b/c cup & he did just that. Can't hardly notice the scars . I'm sooo happy. He also corrected my belly button from my tt I had from another surgeon & it's perfect

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Hi, I've got a consultation with Mr Prinsloo coming up for a BR so glad you would recommend him, they look fantastic and looked great even at 2 weeks! Cant wait, I'll be ecstatic if mine look similar to yours x do you remember how long your surgery was after your initial consultation?
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Hi , sorry I didn't reply sooner , only just seen your post. I had a consultation with mr prinsloo, & he could have done it 2 weeks later if I wanted. I decided to book it 4 months after cus it suited me.. He was brilliant! Very meticulous. Any questions just ask :-) x
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thanks for the reply, it's so comforting speaking to someone who's had the same surgeon. I'm booked in for 6th October! How are your scars now? He didn't have any before and afters so that would have really made me nervous, if i hadn't seen yours, they looked so normal at 2 weeks! Thanks so much for the reply Jo x Can you remember what you took in your hospital bag? I'm so excited!
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Hehe it is exciting. My scars are virtually invisible now, but saying that when I took my bandages off I couldn't see them. I had a tummy tuck at Nuffield by a different surgeon , & mr prinsloo looked at my belly button & said while I'm under he will get rid of the scars for me for free. I bought a couple of nighties from matalan that were front fastening , a pair of tracky bottoms, lots of magazines. I bought a few sport bras from asda & wore them about 6 days after. But on here I've read people say the royce bra is good. Dead excited for you the Nuffield is like a hotel & the food is lovely xx
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Also when I'd been marked up and was taken down to theatre mr prinsloo came in & comforted me. The anaesthetist was also lovely , asked about my family then before I knew it I was out lol xx
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Oh that is another thing i was going to ask! omg, actually going into the theatre awake scares the crap out of me... but all the staff were really nice when i went for my consultation, so hopefully it will be the same when surgery comes around. I'm still worried I'm going to run off and not go through with it. Just have to keep thinking about the end result! I'm going to be a nervous wreck when it comes round x
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Your bound to be scared . What I thought was " stuff this no way I'm living with boobs as bad as this"! I couldn't go anytime without a bra! Even bed time so no way I was putting up with that ,thinking that way made me determined '. On the day I was strangely calm. He marked me up then about 2 hours later the porter told me get into bed & cover up. I was wheeled down & went into a lift to a little room with the nurse & 2 anaesthetics. I told them I was nervous & they put me at ease straight awAy. I drifted off asleep then woke up & all was done . I was extatic! Xx
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I didn't see the theatre where I had my op. Waited in a little room.. Then when I woke up I was in another room. So u don't see the actual theatre room x
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Yep, that's how i feel, i don't want these big old boobs anymore! I'm so glad you've told me that, when everyone is saying 'i was wheeled into theatre' i kept seeing this image of a big white room with glinting silver knives and loads of people in masks, i think i need to calm down abit, haha. You've made me feel soooo much better, thankyou so much, if you think there's anything else i should let me know, please tell me! :) :)
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Will do! And don't hesitate to ask me anything.. Don't mind at all, anytime x
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Hey Jooooo, so good to read about the Nuffield being nice, my op is at the Nuffield Bristol and looking at it online it has recently had a massive refurb so it should be lovely there :) I CAN'T WAIT.
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Great! It's a really nice hospital. I'd go there again. Bet u can't wait x
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congratulation, worth it
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beautifull!! did you pay $6000 or £
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I too was a side/stomach sleeper and I am just about 8 weeks PO and have just been able to sleep on my side again this past week (last couple of nights). That being said, I have to find a comfortable position on my side ~ but I am able to finally do it! It seemed to be taking forever but don't worry, you will be able to return to your side soon enough!
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Thanks :-) i have backache cus I'm sleeping on my back all the time.
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I know! I did too. My back and neck were starting to kill me. For me, it has been the worst part....having to sleep on my back for so long!
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I wasn't told to sleep on my back so I've been side sleeping. My PS just said to find a position which was comfortable to sleep in and just do that. Sleeping is healing and is important
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I was told to at first and move to side when able. I have just been able, so you are lucky that you can find a comfortable position on your side ~ it was too painful for me.
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You're looking fab jooooo
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Thank you ! So do you.:-) x
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Thank you!
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Hi jooooo... You look great hope that everything is going good for you... I am going for my BR surgery in October any words of advice...
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Hi missy, all I can say is don't worry. I worried a lot but I can honestly say it wasn't that bad! There wasn't much pain with me just a burning feeling, & I kept on top with my painkillers even tho it wasn't that painful. It's a great feeling when your done and you look down & see they're small. When I was scared I'd look at my long saggy boobs in the mirror & I knew It was the right thing to do x
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Thanks jooooo,,, for the words of encouragement :)
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