My Implants Story

I got a BA on April 27th 2012... and after a week...

I got a BA on April 27th 2012... and after a week of my BA I got very depressed because I feel HUGE I feel I made a very bad decision with the size of my implants (421cc).. I feel embarrassed and want to hide them... my PS did and amazing job they look beautiful even though I am just 4 weeks post operation... but they are just not for me... I want to remove them ASAP I want to get 325cc (my first picked) I wanted to be a full B small C than got to excited and asked for a medium/full C and my PS suggested 400-425cc under muscle... I just read that this amount of cc gives a D cup! I am freaking out... I feel so guilty since I spent so much money already and now I want them smaller... I never thought this would happen I just wished I had followed my gut and instinct and stayed with my first picked... the 325-350cc... everyone says they are not too big, but no matter what they say I feel like a porn star! I am 5'3" 123 pounds size 4... I was a 34B from VS with push up before.
My advise will be to follow your gut when making this kind of decision... my boyfriend of course said to be a full C and I just went for it.. I didn't realize that from been almost flat to a BIG C was going to be a hard change on my body... I almost even miss my old small boobies... My PS suggested to wait at least 3 months before making a decision but I just can NOT see myself in the mirror with out seen just BIG-HUBE boobs... I am already thinking to make an appointment when I get to the 3 month mark.

Hi everyone! thank you so much for your support...

Hi everyone! thank you so much for your support and kind words... I still have my ups and downs... especially when I see myself naked is when my mind starts racing again and want this huge implants out!!! I am really trying to stay positive but its very hard... I started writing any email to my PS but just stopped for a second because I don't want him to think I have mental issues or something and not want to operate one me anymore!!! lol plus he can't listen to my crying so I guess you guys have to!! my boyfriend is very supportive but I feel I am driving him nuts... so I try not to tell him how sad and miserable I feel... I know they will drop and look better but will they look smaller?!?!?!? I mean implant size is still the same?!?!?!? someone went down a cup size after dropping!?!?!? thank you again everyone! xoxo
posted a pic with of an underwire bra from VS... a freaking D!!! NO!!! :(

Hi everyone! thank you all for your comments... it...

Hi everyone! thank you all for your comments... it has been almost a year and I have had my ups and downs... I would like them for a while than I will buy a bikini and feel like they are BIG BIG... everyone tells me is in my head but I can't believe that after almost a year I still complain about them and want to downsize... I was set to do it soon but I am not so sure anymore... yesterday a girl from work asked me if they were real or implants because I have beautiful boobs and she wants them like me... that made me appreciate what I have... I am going to see my PS soon and ask him about downsizing though I am not 100% I want to do it... Thank you for listening

Hi everyone! thank you to all that have taken the...

Hi everyone! thank you to all that have taken the time to reply, comment... well I emailed my PS today and he basically said that I should not change my size... that I will be playing with fire and I will be disappointed going down 100cc... he was very polite and very honest which I like but know it got me thinking that I might be wrong and feeling too big is all in my head? I don't know I was ready to set a surgery date today!

FINALLY!

I want to thank everyone for your support and kind comments... this coming April will be 2 years since I had my BA and I can finally say that I love my new body... it was a big change for me at the beginning and was set to get them smaller but know I can finally feel sexy and show them off... yes they could have been smaller but this size fits me just right... it actually gave me curves!!!... I do sometimes miss my old boobs than I try on dresses and wear no bra and yeah... no way I miss the padding bras!!! I do get more attention at the pool or beach but I don't think it is because everyone is thinking OMG look at those big fake boobs (that was my main issue before) now I wear my bikinis feeling proud and that I can FINALLY wear triangle tops with no padding and look amazing!!!
Good luck to all the ladies getting a BA!!! wish you the best! xoxo

Bikini.. no padding :)

El Paso Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Reynolds is an excellent surgeon, but what I really like about him is his honesty also his staff is amazing!!! I was giving the number of one of his nurses to contact her for anything I could need! she really was for me when I needed them.... that to me was priceless, especially as I went through a hard time after surgery adjusting to the changes, they cared and made sure I was okay.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
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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
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YoYo.. How long did it take your breast to drop? I am one month PO tomorrow. My left breast seems a different shape than my right. I know it's still early though. It's almost like I can feel the implant on the left side of my left boob, but I feel like skin to the right of it. That might not make sense. I guess it just hasn't dropped like it will yet...? And i can still feel where the implant should go? I know they say wait.. lol.. and that seems to be my problem. I just want it to start looking normal like my right one. Any thoughts.
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Hi Rita, it takes like 3 months to start dropping, so you are still early... about feeling the implant not were is supposed to go?? I don't know you should ask your PS, do you have pain? sometimes I do push my implant to the side when I am sleeping on my side... weird but I guess they do move??... sorry I cannot be more help...
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Thank you. I do need to be more patient. I will post some pics later. Its hard to do it from work.. I don't want ppl thinking I'm looking at boobs at work..lol :) thank you for all your support YoYo
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I'm assuming you went under? The tissue on the outer part of the breast is thinner, so it's normal to be able to feel the implant there. My left I can feel easily on the underside but particularly the outer edge; the right I can feel a little bit but not as much. As for the rest, I agree that you're still way early in the game. Between 3-6months you should start really seeing a difference. Happy healing!
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Yes, I am under. Thank you. I know I have a ways to go. They change from day to day.
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You look great! They are beautiful and natural looking! I'm glad you are happy with them!
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You look absolutely amazing... Are those saline or silicone?
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Thank you! silicone ;)
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Yours look great! I also just saved an image in my phone. My surgeon wants to go 410 but i am scared they will be too big! I only want a full C/small D.. Such a hard decision! What profile are yours?
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Mod + or mod, I am a D at VS if that helps! good luck!
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Thanks! Definatly showing the surgeon that photo :)
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I think the BA looks great! I saved your most recent photo to show as my wish boobs :)
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Thank you!
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Hey Read your story glad u love them now bc they look great, perfect size for your body and look natural
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thank you!
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Hey yoyo11, I have  linked your doctor's name so you can rate him all around and adjust your "worth it" rating. Let me know if this is the correct doctor in Texas. Wow, I'm so happy for you. What a great story and so helpful for many other women in your situation. Thank you for coming back with the wonderful update!
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Thank you! I just did!
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yoyo11 - I am going through the SAME EXACT thing as you now. Your story.. is my story. :( However.. I just don't think I can wait 2 years to be happy. :( I too originally wanted to go much smaller but listened to others, nurses and the doctor. It's really my fault, I should too have listened to my gut. Instead, I went with 400cc HP Silicon. I orginally wanted 275-maybe 300. They kept telling me that 50 ccs is nothing and I would lose 10% of the volume after they placed the implant under the muscle. I am one week PO and I have cried everyday. I cannot sleep or eat. My family and friends think I'm nutts! I am driving myself crazy. I wish I could change them RIGHT NOW!! I haven't talked to my PS about this now but I plan to at my next appt. in 4 weeks. I'm dreading everything now. I'm a mess. :( I've read online everything and anything about revision. I see that most doctors want you to wait at least 3-6 months. Everyone of my family and friends say wait, wait, wait..and just let them settle... BUT like you said.. The implant is still the same. :( I'm a mess and just want them changed. I feel like I have two balls on my chest and I'm trying to cover them up, being insecure. I know it's only been a week..but I beat myself up from not listening to myself in the beginning. :( I think if I can't get happy, I have to change them. I don't want to be unhappy.
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Hi Rita, I know exactly what you are feeling right now... I know you cry and feel so mad at yourself... I did too stop eating, sleeping... PLEASE PLEASE give yourself sometime... you will NOT look the same in 6 months from now... the implants need to settle before you make a decision... I know everyone tells you this... because it's true. You cannot put your body and yourself into another surgery again in such short period of time... wait at least the 3 months the PS is telling you... BUT I know for a fact that in 3 months they are still swollen and you cannot see the final result yet... For you own good please PLEASE wait 6 months to make a final decision... I know you are miserable right now... I understand... but it will change with time... I know you keep looking at them so STOP... get busy... I know you hate the two balls on your chest... but mentally and physically you have gone trough a HUGE change and you need to let your body get used to the implants... now... 100 cc's is not a huge difference... you have to think if you are willing to go through all the risks of surgery for a small change... you might even stay in the same cup size with 100cc less.... Just let them settle for the next couple of months than make a decision... If you are STILL miserable in 6 months than yes think about a revision... also you need to stop obsessing about the implant size... stop looking a pictures too... (I know you are) I am so sorry you feel this way but I can tell you that obsessing about them right now is not going to help or get you anywhere. Fell better! XO
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I agree with yoyo - one week postop is waaaaaaaay too early to have any idea whatsoever as to what the "finished product" will be. They'll change significantly over the next month, then the next month after that, and the next one after that, and so on. Regardless of size, they'll feel like giant balls on your chest at this point, because they basically are - especially compared to what your body has been used to for the past however-many years. Suddenly, literally in the space of a couple hours, we went from little to nothing (many of us, anyway) to HELLO!! It takes a good little whole for your body AND your mind to adjust to that. Your feelings are totally normal, and ultimately you may still decide that you want a revision, but definitely don't rush that decision and try to not stress yourself over it. Also keep in mind that there's a whole community of women on here who've gone through this and are a fabulous sounding board and support system! Hang in there!! :)
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Rita, yoyo is right...im almost 6 months post op..... i got 450 and 500ccs and i wish i would have gone bigger!!!! ive shrunk sooo much. Plus i lost 15 lbs and have lost some volume. So depressing, good luck to u.
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Rita, yoyo is right...im almost 6 months post op..... i got 450 and 500ccs and i wish i would have gone bigger!!!! ive shrunk sooo much. Plus i lost 15 lbs and have lost some volume. So depressing, good luck to u.
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Dont think i replied to the right post lol... See my post below But i was also miserable at 1-2 wks post op. I felt huge!!! Now 6 months post op i wish i stayed huge.
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Thank you guys. I know I am freaking out because its early. I guess I am just mad at myself for not going with my gut and I can't stop beating myself up. Today is a little better. I wore an old shirt I've had for years and I have to say, my boobs don't even look that different in it. I use to wear a very padded bra. Maybe that is why no one really notices. I really hope that they will settle down. Did most peoples settle down? My doctor says they will. (Hoping) My husband told me last night, and he doesn't even like fake boobs, that they look amazing and I should really hold off on jumping the gun. That made me feel better also. I am so glad I have support from others too. I really hope in the end this will be a memory and I will think.."what was I thinking." BUT if not.. I need to remember that it can be fixed. I'm trying today to be more positive. I can't say I will not be down 100%..but I def need to try. Thank you again. Any advice and any positive vibes is much appreciated. :)
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You should def start a review and post pics to keep us updated. I bought bras 5 wks after my surgery and 1 wk later I returned them Bcuz they were too big. So slowly you will start to drop and the swelling will go away. You will be fine. I was the same way, thinking OMG what did I do to myself!! Also I wore padded bras so now I think to myself...... I could've gone bigger. Haha. :)
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