46 Y.o. It Was Time ! - Connecticut

Probably a little late to post my "experience",...

Probably a little late to post my "experience", but after commenting on a few posts, I've been asked to, twice,
I am 46, 5'4, 135 #. Was a 36A...woke up in the 8th grade with 36 A's and that's all I ever got! Even when pregnant, twice, they never got any bigger.
In high school, I noticed all the girls had breasts, except me. That's when I first learned I could get implants and make them bigger! I got married and had my first son by the time I was 21. I went on my first consult at 23. I needed my mother to watch my son while I went in for surgery so I had to tell her what I was doing, big mistake, she said it was stupid and a waste of money. So I cancelled the surgery, after really researching the procedure, I realized the Dr I saw was inexperienced and probably not the best Dr for me. Over the next 20 years I continued to think about having the surgery and went on too many consults to count. I found something wrong with every doctor, but really it was my fear of the surgery and the guilt I would hear from my mother that stopped me from doing it.
8 years ago I found a really great Dr, in a neighboring state, that I loved! But again, I was scared. I regretted not having the surgery with him all those years ago, and recently, the thoughts of a breast augmentation consumed me. It's all I thought about. The dr I liked so much years ago had a 3 month wait to get in for a consult and I was too anxious to wait that long. I researched some more on the Internet and found a "voted top PS", had lots of before and after pics with good results on his web site and I got in in 5 weeks for a consult. His record was clean for malpractice and he was double board certified. I decided then if he was personable and I liked him I was going to do it!
I had my consult the end of April, I liked him and his staff and they were able to schedule my surgery for May 27, which is exactly when I wanted it, because of work and school...
About a week before the surge I was so scared, I almost cancelled but the office manager talked me through my fears and I decided to go ahead with it. The Valium prescribed for after surgery helped too...lol.
So on Wednesday, I went in for my surgery. It wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. i remember being walked back to the OR, laid down and a warm blanket being put on me.....then I was in recovery! The first day was tolerable, I made sure to get up every two hours and walk a bit, drank lots of fluids and took my meds. Second day was so much better. Getting up initially was (still is) difficult. My husband gets me up into a sitting position before he goes to work and then I am good for the day! Today I showered by myself, yea!. My biggest complaint is my back ache, I'm not used to sleeping on my back or in one position for so long....I take a Percocet I in the a.m. Just to get me moving and use a few Motrin during the day. The constipation was awful, probably from the pain meds, I waited til Sunday to take someything for it, probably wouldn't have waited so long in hindsight.
I needed up getting 385 gummy bear silicone under the muscle. Initially they were huge and swollen but the last few days the swelling has gone down considerably
And I'm feeling the "should have gone bigger" blues. I'm trying to not think about it and remember I am not even a week post op and there's still a lot of changes ahead. I am looking forward to the final result, and if they turn out to be too small, I know I can do it again with bigger implants!

One week post-op

Almost 3 weeks

It will be 3 weeks Wednesday and only some minor pain in the morning and at night, probably doing too much during the day. Don't know what size I am because all the online measurement calculators tell me something different....one says I'm a 36 A which I started with, another tells me I'm a 30 F!!! I know neither of them are accurate! I'm thinking I will just have to go and try on different sizes when I get time. I've also lost my post-op weight ,finally. Started at 135, went to 141 two days after surgery, down to 133 today.
I am very happy with my results, they get better everyday.

A before and after

I didn't take any pics "before", I thought I would never forget how small my boobs were, but I wish I had. There is this one before I took, and an after.

6 weeks already

Today is my 6 week boobiversary and I could not be happier. My fears of something going wrong or having a bad outcome have completely disappeared. They have stopped shrinking and I think I'm at just about my final size. I love them and only wish I did it 30 years ago!

12 weeks tomorrow

Finally went bra shopping...,bought a 36 C a few weeks ago and it just didn't feel right...bought a 34 D and it fits comftorably!

Almost 26 weeks and loving them

Fairfield Plastic Surgeon

Very professional staff. Jennifer is awesome ! Dr has always run on time, never have to wait. Appointment scheduling is easy. Very nice, comfortable office.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
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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