Tired of Feeling Inadequate...

I always envied my friends, especially my sister...

I always envied my friends, especially my sister who is a double D without a bra. Even after having my 3 kids, I was really excited about the little volume I did gain in my breast but still they lie flat on my chest and it makes me look awkward. I will be 45 years old in February and I'm ready to fulfill my dream.

Only six weeks to go....

After nearly a year and a half of research, talking to doctors, in person consults with plastic surgeons, watching videos and talking to people as well as joining the real self family, my new adventure is about to begin. I'm actually excited but calm....anxious and just a little scared. I guess with all the preparations, research, reading and the back-and-forth, finally feeling like this is the best thing for me...the best thing that would make me feel whole and confident that this decision is one of the most important step in life. After doing a lot of research and reading up on a lot about my real self BA sisters, I am preparing my bag and preparing for my return home after the surgery. I am really hoping to make the start of this journey and the period during my recovery as easy as I possibly can. I have posted a 3D picture of my proposed image at 350cc. I am thinking of possibly going up to maybe 365 on the smaller breast and 350 on the larger to try and even them out as much as possible. Going to propose that to Dr. Magge and see what he suggests. Will keep you posted as I get closer…

Fourteen more days to go....

Had my final pre-o before the big day February 16. It was great to see Dr. Magge again. He is so warm and with all of his patients, he remembers me. As always he was pleasant and made me feel so at ease. Had so many questions but my patient coordinator DeeDee was already ahead of me. Also felt relieved when I learned that they use the Keller Funnel to place the implants. The atmosphere at Cosmetic Surgery Associates always make me feel as if I'm in good hands.

Update: Decided to go 375 cc Right/ 350 cc Left.

THEY ARE HERE!!!

Can't believe one of the most important dreams of my life has finally happened! Yesterday was so rewarding for so many reasons. Dr. McGee and his incredible staff were so welcoming and patient and made this moment so profound for me. So I guess now you're ready to hear how things went. Once I arrived at the surgeons office, nerve start setting but I wasn't afraid because I was that confident that the doctor will take care of me. My husband and my mother were there to support me . After the doctor drew on me and decided upon the correct cc's for me, which by the way I got Natrelle HP 365 cc on the larger breasts and 415 cc on the smaller breast. All I remember after being laid down on the table and asked where I worked , was getting out of the car and being escorted to my bed. I was pretty doped up on painkillers, so I didn't feel much and have a really good rest. The most important part for me was the nausea, but luckily I have had no signs for her to deal with a vomiting at all. They gave me a patch to put on the back of my ear to prevent any nausea and I keep this on for about three or four days and I have to say it definitely works. I have been eating like things such as applesauce , grits, and in between snacks like fruit cups oranges idea sneak and have some potato chips and Girl Scout cookies.I haven't been dealing with any type of bloating but I also have not had a BM so I'm going to send my husband out to get me some medicine to resolve that. Mainly dealing with pain under my arms on the side of the breasts and there still hard. Dr. McGee called me last night to be sure that I was feeling OK if I have any questions, he has the greatest bedside manner and I would suggest him to anyone who wanted to have some type of cosmetic surgery done. Day two down. I will keep you updated as the week goes on

One week post op....

Here. I am seven days post op. Was so excited about seeing Dr. Magee and getting his opinion on my progress. Haven't been experiencing too much pain just pressure and mini sharp pains every now and then. Sometimes when I walk I feel a little imbalanced since I am not use to the extra weight over my chest, especially when I walk upstairs. Back to my regular appetite though. Unfortunately though, can't eat much because the meds made me constipated and eating just a little food made me full all the time. Started taking magnesium oxide and stool softness so ease my bowels. Dr Magee was so impressed with how great they looked. Since it will take a few months until they really settle, it was estimated that my final result will be a large C cup/small D. Got instructions on breast massages and to limit wearing a bra for a while. He also gave me a strap to help push them down . At first, the strap was really hard to wear around my chest because tiny breasts were huge. But now, the strap wraps around a lot easier now so I know its working very well.

My incisions....

Under my breasts and not noticeable at all. Itches at times though but using scar cream given by my doctor. Been massaging my breasts with shea butter and vitamin E. This helps keep my skin soft and even toned. No bruising thank GOD!
Bethesda Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Magge is boss!!! Dr. Magge is the greatest surgeon ever!! He made my experience so easy and has been amazingly supportive in every way. His professionalism and skills has been a true blessing in my transformation. And I must say I look amazing!!! I have referred a number of people who know my secret who think I look as natural as ever!!! If I ever decide to have cosmetics work in the future, Cosmetics Surgery Associates will always be my choice!!!

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