I wasn't sure if I wanted to share this journey...
I wasn't sure if I wanted to share this journey but I have sought so much advice reading other reviews here I thought it only fair to tell my story.
I'm booked for my BR on Tuesday the 20th September and to say I'm nervous is an understatement! I've talked about BR for years and now I'm about to get it done I'm starting to question my decision I've lived with these big girls for so many years it will seem strange not to have them! Hopefully saying goodbye to big boobies will alleviate my neck and shoulder pain I've already had my left shoulder operated on with not huge success and I'm really hoping BR will help my pain.
I will get some before pics posted I'm a 36GG and my PS has said I will be around a C/D cup I've already bought one bra and I showed it to my mum today and we had a good laugh when I tried to put it on and thought how are these big girls ever going to fit in this!! It's a really scary thought I'm so glad reading reviews that I'm not the only one apprehensive my main fear is waking up in terrible pain and just general fear of the Unknown
Here's a couple of photos with my sports bra on and without!
5 days to go
I'm getting really nervous it's all I seem to think about I ordered lots of things online last night gauze, tape,bras, creams etc I keep asking myself should I get this done I want it done but I'm scared.
The next two days I'm away moving my youngest into his university halls in Manchester then it's home to cook, clean and get organised.
Any advice will be greatly appreciated
Just had a meltdown!
I'm hoping I'm not the only one who has felt this way but I'm an emotional wreck, I think between saying goodbye to my son who's left home for uni and the thought of this op round the corner it's all got on top of me. It's all I think about small boobs, pain, scarring and everything else that comes with it! So I had a meltdown in the kitchen this morning and asked my hubby if I'm doing the right thing he's told me I need to be doing this for me and my own reasons there is no doubt the benefits far outweigh keeping these big girls and the problems that come with them but I am just so scared I think it's fear of the unknown and having had big boobs for 30 years it will be strange not to have them anymore. Thanks for all the support girls I'm so glad I found this site 3 days and counting x
Final night with the big girlies
Well tomorrow's the big day I think I've gone through every emotion possible today I've had my shower washed my hair taken off my nail polish packed my bag everything is ready except me! I'm hoping when I get to the hospital in the morning it will all just fall into place I guess my next update will be on the other side keep your positive thoughts for me it truly has helped me along this journey night x
I'm here and ready
20 Sep 2016
Day of treatment
Well I'm at the hospital now had a bit of a wobble when my Hubble left me here PS been to see me and draw on my boobies I will be in for one night then return Friday to get dressings changed
On the other side
20 Sep 2016
Day of treatment
Well that's me done woke up from the anesthetic in a bit of pain so the nurse topped up my morphine which was great I've had quite a lot of leaking out each side (no drains in) so I've had new dressings on which was a little uncomfortable getting changed but totally manageable I've felt really lightheaded and a big sick not managed to eat just sipping water and tea also got a sore head hoping I get a good sleep tonight and home tomorrow I definitely already know this was the right decision to make thanks for all your kind words and continued support x
Well that's me home in my own bed now didn't manage to get much sleep last night I wasn't in too much pain I think it was just strange surroundings so I'm really tired now.
My stitch areas have leaked a bit so my dressings were changed this morning from what I seen everything is looking fine I've to go back on Friday to have the dressings changed again I've got my sports bra on now it's a 36E plenty of room in the cups but feels tight on the stitches under the bust line. Pain wise not too bad taking 2 paracetamol and one dihydrocodine every 4 hours and that seems to be doing the trick the car journey home was about 40 minutes and was a little uncomfortable I had a pillow for under the seatbelt area which helped I will try and get some pictures on ASAP
Got some sleep which I needed been taking the paracetamol regularly today sorest area is around the anchor incision lines think my bra is too tight there I'm feeling quite dizzy at times been eating small amounts but overall feeling better than I thought I would be I'm having my dressings changed at hospital tomorrow so hopefully I can get some photos to post hubby said there's a lot of bruising on left side somehow I've lost a day can't believe it's Friday tomorrow I hope everyone reading this is healing well x
This was today getting my dressings changed quite a bit of bruising looks worse than it feels probably not the best photo as I'm lying down but thought I would update anyway
Thought I would post a few more pics still a little sore and bruised looking not needed any pain meds today I'm happy with the results so far