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48 Years Old, 38J, Can't Take the Pain Anymore

I've been big breasted since I can remember. After breastfeeding 2 kids (now 19 and 18 years old) and gaining weight my boobs just keep getting bigger and bigger. I have excruciating back and neck pain, grooves in my shoulders, rash under boobs, self consciousness, etc. I've always hated my... READ MORE

33 Yr Old Mom, 2 Kids, Never Breast Fed, Big "Girls" Since They 1st Came in - Reno, NV

The "girls" have been large since they 1st came in. I can't remember them ever being small. I have 2 kids and they got larger every time. Past 8 years I have had severe rib pain, neck pain, gnarly back pain, and nasty headaches. I'm not a lazy person, I miss going on hikes and doing even the... READ MORE

43 Years Old , One Daughter in College and So Excited to Finally Downsize my 34DDD/E to Hopefully a B Cup.

Let me start off by saying how much I love this Site. I have learned so much about breast reductions. I have wanted to do this for over 10 years and finally I am doing something for me. I am very active and love running , crossfit , boxing etc... It has finally come to the point that working... READ MORE

19 Years Old, in Desperate Need of a Breast Reduction!

Hey Real Self friends! I'm going in for surgery July 24th, 2017! I can not be more excited/so nervous! I'm 19 years old, never had a kid, and my breasts are heading south on an express train!! all i know is i need help to feel better! all of a sudden in the past 2 years i have grown so large!.... READ MORE

27 Year Old No Longer Willing to Live with Pain

I cannot adequately put into words how much reading about other people's experiences going through a breast reduction has helped me finally decide to go through with surgery. I knew for a long time that it was available as an option, and I toyed around with the idea, but several factors kept me... READ MORE

24, 34H, 170lbs, no kids, and Back Pain--Update: I DID IT!

I made my consultation appt! It's one month away. I'm concerned about what my ins will determine, because I feel like I may not be big enough based on my BMI and bra size. I'm a little curvy and pretty tall. I don't think I'm really disproportionate but I feel like I could be 2 sizes smaller and... READ MORE

If Its 2B...Its Up to Me 38 G/H to a 38 D

Surgery is set for Monday 7/17. I met with the doctor for final consultation and I had more questions I had gotten from Real Self ladies who have had BR and his words were... I don't know exactly what size you will be but "Im going for pretty and smaller"... Those were his words . after... READ MORE

35 Years Old, Two Kids, 36DDD/F Hopefully to a C

I've chickened out once, no more!!!! I am having terrible neck pain and spasms, shoulder pains and lower back pain. I am 5'1 and 170 pounds. I've probably gained 25 to 30 pounds since the birth of my son who's almost 2. I have two children, my oldest is 11 and I breastfed both up until age 2.... READ MORE

20 YO, 145 Lb, 5'3 with 34H Breasts Applying with BCBS

Hello everyone. This site has been so useful and meaningful to me over the past few years. I have wanted a breast reduction for years and I have been waiting for the right opportunity. This past year I got a better insurance plan that doesn't specifically exclude breast reductions (like my... READ MORE

24 Years Old, 32 G, Approved for a Breast Reduction Finally!

I've been wanting a reduction for a long time. Like everyone else here I developed at a very early age (around 10) and I remember being a DD by 7th or 8th grade :( I started having sever back and neck pain about 2 years ago and decided I needed to do this. After a year of fighting with my... READ MORE

25 Years Old 3 Kids 36F Breast Reduction

Hi there like many of you I've been stalking this site for months. I had my consultation about a month ago, insurance approved after 2 weeks, and my pre op appointment was yesterday! I go in for my surgery on April 18th, in 4 days!! I had a C cup by 8th grade and was DDD by the time I graduated... READ MORE

61 Yrs. Old Chronic Neck, Shoulder, Back Pain and Cervical Headaches.

I've had cervical headaches for 25+ years, started having worse neck,shoulder and upper back pain after a cervical fusion C5,6,7 so I asked my orthopedic Dr. if he thought it would help. He definitely agreed it would benefit me so I did it!! I was a 36DDD and I think I'll be a small C now. ... READ MORE

28 with 36H Boobies Needing a Reduction! Kaiser Member - Irvine, CA

Hi! My name is Jackie and like many of you, I am so ready to get these babies smaller. By the time I was 13 I was wearing a DD bra and I swear they never stopped growing! For years I've thought about a breast reduction but never gave it a ton of consideration because I never felt like I could... READ MORE

44 Year Old Mother of Two

I've been needing a reduction for years, but was afraid of having scars, but with age you realize it's better to have a scare than to live with cronic back, shoulder,and kneck pain.I did my research and went to consultations. While doing some research on realself, I came across Dr. Harper's... READ MORE

32H breast Reduction Booked June 30

Hi everyone! After so many years of insecurity discomfort and back pain, I am booked for June 30, 2017. So excited and yes nervous. My doc told me that I can likely go down to a D with the lollipop scar. If I want a middle C I will need anchor. Just not sure what to do! Are there any sites that... READ MORE

23 Years Old, 155 lbs, 5'2, 30G Ready to Ditch the Back Pain and Ill-fitting Clothes

After years of pain and straddling the line between plus size and standard sizing I've decided to finally do something about it. THE BOOBS. HAVE GOT. TO GO. I've always wanted a breast reduction or even straight up top surgery/mastectomy. My breasts have always been a huge source of dysphoria... READ MORE

49 Yrs., 32 DDD, No Biological Kids, Can't Wait!

My story is slightly different than other people's. I was flat-chested as a kid, when all the girls in my class were developing. I prayed to God to get breasts, and he answered my prayers! I got breasts when I was 15. Well, he never stopped answering my prayers, because now I'm a DDD! I'm 5'... READ MORE

Lost 280 pounds-time to remove excess skin!

Hi Everyone I have been on Realself for the past 2 years looking at all the various people who have had excess skin removal surgeries. I have yet to see anyone who has done as much damage to their body as I have to mine. I have include before and after weight loss plus all the before and after... READ MORE

35 Years Old, No Kids, 30 G

Recently approved for a breast reduction through my insurance, after being denied years ago for not meeting the requirements of my previous insurance company. I am 5'5" and 133 lbs and a size 30 G bra. At my consultation with the plastic surgeon I said I'd like to be a full C cup after surgery.... READ MORE

27, DESPERATE for relief! Breast reduction much NEEDED!

I have had large breast for the majority of my life. It started in junior high school and has continued into my adult years. I have always just thought that because of my weight that my breast size was normal. It wasn't until I had gone through a dramatic weight loss that I noticed my breast... READ MORE

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