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


  • 68 total posts
  • 2 discussions
  • 2 questions

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

Would it be cautionary to wear some mild compression socks after Breast Reduction surgery for blood clot?

I'm 58, overweight, anticipating a breast reduction. When telling my sister some of my fears she said I should be worrying more about throwing a clot. Some people wear... 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

I'm about your size but 58 and have mine scheduled for Jan 2015. I've always wanted small breasts and have always had large ones. As I got older and went through menopause they got ginormous. I find myself slumping, its a lot of work... READ COMMENT

Oh no! Your reduction looks so good too. So an infection occurred 20 days post-op. Sort of scary. I just scheduled my surgery yesterday for Jan 16. Terrified:) Hoping your infection resolves itself quickly! READ COMMENT

Thanks for the follow up. Sounds like everything healed well which is a blessing. The dog ear and inverted nipple are a disappointment I'm sure but that can be fixed eventually. The size, yea that would be hard to live with but I get... READ COMMENT

Good news. So was that suture thing what they call spitting? Reminds me, I wanted to call the office and see if they got my request submitted to insurance so I can figure when I'll get a response. READ COMMENT

I will probably have close to 1000 removed. I told my Dr. to go ahead with an FNG. I want to go small, in several consults several Dr.s wouldn't go as small with a pedicle. Good healing to you all! READ COMMENT