New Boobs! - Gaithersburg, MD

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I just had my surgery on April 9th. I have wanted...

I just had my surgery on April 9th. I have wanted a breast reduction since high school, but insurance wouldn't cover it. Finally when I went to a new insurance provider I got accepted. I had to endure the Back aches, muscle spasms, deep shoulder grooves, and the physical therapy that never helped the situation. My pre surgery size was a 38HH. Post surgery size is supposed to be around High D low DD.

I've gone through a lot of different emotions and wanted to cancel my surgery. I mean although I wanted them gone they would be missed!
I've always had the support of my mom who is taking care of me now as I recover.

The day of my surgery I was so nervousness. I was scared the Dr. Was going to take to much and bring me down to an A Cupid B which would be too small for my body. I was nervous about going under the anesthesia. When they wheeled me into the operating room I just started to cry. My nerves where on high, but before I knew it the 5 hours of surgery was over.

My chest was tight, and heavy, and still groggy. I know I was a lil embarrassed to have my mom dressing me at 40 years old, but hey what could I do. Soon as I made it home I took my pain pills and went to sleep. The next morning April 10th I woke to a sharp pain in my chest (I guess the meds had wore of) I popped more pills and went back to sleep. They had sent me home with drains which had to be emptied and measured. Later Wednesday I went and got the drains removed. The pain had subsided, but of course the tightness hasn't. I do however have a burning sensation on my right side and of course I'm swollen.

I get to remove the bandages Thursday April 11th. Excited to see. I'll post pictures later. I didn't think of taking before pics.

I stumbled upon this website and it has been very informative/helpful to see what many woman have gone thru and read there progress with pictures.

2nd day Post-op. Removed the bandages today , and...

2nd day Post-op.
Removed the bandages today , and could take a full shower. Yeah! I heard some say they lost feeling in their nipples, but I'm happy that I didn't. I feel them. Another Yeah! Now to worry about the scars. New boobs are coming along I just have to be patient.

April 12th 3rd day Post-op. was suffering from...

April 12th 3rd day Post-op. was suffering from constipation nothing was working until my mom bought me some Cod Liver Pills. Ahhh, sweet relief!
I notice that my stomach is more prominent now than before. I think I'll look into lipo. Wonder how long I'll have to wait before I can get it done. As for my breast there fill like they are about to pop. Of course they're still swollen and tinkly.

I was feeling blah today. Didn't want to get out...

I was feeling blah today. Didn't want to get out of the bed, and it was such a nice sunny day. Still swollen of course! My chest gets so hard and swollen it feels like its about to bust open - seriously! Is this normal? I look at myself in the mirror and worry that too much has been taken away....I'm missing my old Tatas. And the itching! Omg, the stitches are itchy. Basically my chest all over is itchy. Is this normal?

April 16, 2013 Okay, today marks 1 week since my...

April 16, 2013
Okay, today marks 1 week since my surgery. Still swollen, but I can move around better now, and do more everyday activities. Follow up appt with my Dr. next week, and I hope he tells me everything is healing normally.
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