Location: Ohio, IL
Member since 9/1/2013


  • 38 total posts
  • 2 discussions
  • 1 question

Questions from Giesela

I want a shorter surgery, fewer stitches and smaller breasts than a pedicle procedure will allow: Do I have to keep my nipples?

I want a shorter surgery, fewer stitches, easier recovery and smaller breasts than a pedicle procedure will allow. I know I know. But at 60 I just don't care about them anymore... READ MORE

Discussions started by Giesela

Stitch types and gapping, poking

I have wanted a BR for a long time and at 60 its getting to be now or never.  I've been reading online and see a fair number of women have irritation/pain by stitches that... READ MORE

Breast Reduction: age 58, 5.4 1/2", 235 lbs., bigger than my 42H bra; my first consult - this is what was said

I went and saw a Dr. today just to see what he would say.  So the Dr. I saw today said 1. I won the biggest boobs  this month award 2. That he would not be... READ MORE

Recent comments from Giesela

So happy that your Dr took your call about swelling seriously. From reading here I get the impression that some Dr.s don't immediately see people with concerns. Thanks for posting. READ COMMENT

So I think your message for other women PRE-op is.........know yourself? Which of course means being honest with yourself. What's really important to you, how invested you are in your breasts, your femininity etc. I can't relate to... READ COMMENT

I would love to know what you find out about Dr.s in Dayton as I'm also looking. READ COMMENT

Wondering how your fold on your underneath incision turned out? And the dog ear? Don't want to be nosey, pre op here and a bit scared. READ COMMENT

I'm a little surprised at the difference from reading your posts where you seem sort of unhappy with your scar, and then the hematoma etc. But then you have a high star rating? Is this Dr. good or not? READ COMMENT