I Had a SPAIR Breast Reduction - Grand Rapids, Michigan

I had my SPAIR Breast Reduction on Monday May 13th...

I had my SPAIR Breast Reduction on Monday May 13th. So far so good. During my recovery at the out patient surgical center I felt really out of it. I ate a couple of saltine crackers, sipped on a sprite, and also ate a banana I had packed in my husbands back pack. After sitting up and letting my legs hang over the bed I felt very sick to my stomach. Sure enough I puked. I felt so much better after doing so. Got in the car and was home in less than 10 minutes. I felt great when I got home and had a good appetite. I have been taking Vicodin every 4 hours. The pain (soreness and swelling) is much greater today. I am taking it one day at a time.....

4 Days Post-Op

Had my breast reduction on 5/13/13 and I am feeling great. I don't know if I am getting ahead of myself or if I am really, "on the ups." I only felt uncomfortable on Tuesday evening, but I think its because I was on the couch too long. I took Vicodin every 4 hours for the first 72 hours. I am taking very little at this point and am happy about that. I wonder if the fact that I had a SPAIR breast reduction has had anything with what I feel is a fast recovery....

My boobs were huge

Pre-Op Boobs May 2013
Dr. Dennis Hammond

I can't imagine having any doctor except for him. I had and still have utmost confidence in him. He is an excellent doctor and West Michigan is lucky to have him.

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I would love to hear how you're doing lately! We have the same surgeon and you're just a little under a month ahead of me. Hoping you can give me some insight into what to look forward to!
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6 days post op and I still feel really good. I can't believe I got myself so worked up about my breast reduction....this whole process has gone much much better than I thought it would....so glad I did it.
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Good deal!!!  You are now on the recovery road and it's all up hill from here.  Go slow and keep on top of the pain meds.

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Welcome to the healing side jmg :-) Sorry you had to deal with the vomiting :( I usually have that after surgery also . It sounds like you are doing well. Get plenty of rest , take stool softeners with your pain meds so you aren't constipated and drink lots of water. Oh and enjoy your new perky girls :-)
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