I am a 38 yr old mom of 2 with aprox. 36 months...
I am a 38 yr old mom of 2 with aprox. 36 months total combined of breast feeding. I'm 5'2" & 140 lbs. Trying to get back to my old weight & really want to get my breast back the way they were.
I have seen 3 doctors so far & I have an idea of the one I am going to choose. But ever since I've been on this site I have seen so many wonderful results with really amazing doctors. I wish I could travel to do this. But my husband & I don't have any family here to help with the little ones. So I really have to stick with staying here. And I know we have great doctors here in Texas. The one I feel strongly about is really great so far & his staff is great as well.
I want a lift with implants with the least amount of scaring possible. I have seen so many great results here on this great site. And I have learn a whole lot. And even thought I have pretty much pick my doc. I'm still looking to visit at least 2 more to be 110% sure. Right now I am about 99% sure.
So much research & sooooo many years of wanting my breast back to the way they were...just can't wait. I am choosing to do it in August so that I didn"t get in the way of SUMMER FUN!!
So here are 3 before shots. And hopefully I have lost a few pounds & toned up more for the new boobies!
Woowhoo I have moved my date. Due to my moms...
Woowhoo I have moved my date. Due to my moms schedule & an actual much needed family getaway. I have scheduled my surgery for July instead of August!!!!! I am getting nervous now! I have a lot to do to get ready now!!!!
Any & all advise would be greatly appreciated!!!!!!
Today was the big day so far the pain is...
29 Jun 2012
Day of treatment
Today was the big day so far the pain is manageable. But when i get up WOW!!!!! It's really painful!!! The pharmacy could not read the PS's handwriting, so instead of mentioning that to my hubby when he pick them. They just let him leave with only the antibiotic!! So I'm needing pain medicine. Hubby was pretty upset. They said the rx was old it was written Jan. 29 th not June 29th!! What, Really but you just filled the other rx same doctor, same rx pad, same date!!! What a headache! (or breast ache LOL ) anyway I'm just hanging out with my family, my kiddos are my little care takers they really want to help me w/ everything! My dog wants to cuddle, so sweet. I'm all wrapped up, but I can peek in from the top. They look small. But right now all I care about in the incision and healing right, and even! Well I having even gotten sleepy. I think Vicodin makes me active, not sleepy for sure. As long as it helps with the pain that fine. Right now I wouldn't mind being a part of the itty bitty boobie committee LOL! After having these 34dd jelly bag moving around & in my for jogging & some work outs. We shall see.
I could go on & on, we are on our 3rd animated movie (tangled) so ta ta for now!
Omg! I spoke way to soon...I am super...
29 Jun 2012
Day of treatment
Omg! I spoke way to soon...I am super UNCOMFORTABLE !!!!!! Freakin painful! I don't know what to do I'm soo nauseous I can't eat to take pain medicine. I throw up the one apple sauce meal I had all day. What can I do for the nauseous????
So I have to say I am really feeling great today....
So I have to say I am really feeling great today. It was easy to do everything I needed especially wash my hair!! Wow did I need that. Can't shave the arm pits yet, they are like little cups. I tried but it was very weird. My kiddos are so happy that I am almost myself. They gave me awesome compliments...my youngest said I look taller & my oldest said I look skinny. My husband said they are definitely up there! Woohoo!!! Can't wait till I can work out & go swimming again. :-) ta ta for now
Well I actually went grocery shopping with my mom....
Well I actually went grocery shopping with my mom. It's funny because she's almost 69 yrs old & for the first time ever, she was walking too fast for me!! Lol I always walk fast so she's usually telling me to slow down. Anyway it was good to get out & really walk around. Yesterday I had to bra shop but that was too quick & easy.
Yesterday went to my PS for the first post-op visit since surgery...hubby stayed in the car, I couldn't even get the front door to his office open!! It was soo heavy. Anyway, he said everything looks good so far. He also mentioned that he would love to do a donut lift in 3-6 months!! I think he wants my nipples on my shoulders!!! Omg! Well we will see in 3 to 6 months. He is a perfectiontist! That's awesome for his patients.
For now I really miss cuddling with my hubby & kids, big time! Date night is not the same. We're almost like two strangers trying to get close. Hehe
Boy I have to say my Mom is really taken good care of us....she is an excellent cook. So we are not going hungry around here!
It's nice to have my Mommy taken care of me again. Feel like a little girl again.
Gotta go, my little wants to try and cuddle. :-)
HAPPY 4th of July to everyone here on Realself. I...
HAPPY 4th of July to everyone here on Realself. I am going to relax today and really take it easy after over doing it yesterday & really feeling it at 5 am! I take after my mom we just can't keep still! The kids are in the pool, hubby's Bar B Queing (sp?) my Mommy's getting all the food together. I'm almost on vacation LOL!! Anyway my beautiful husband surprised me today with the Jack LaLanne power juicer on top of paying for my new boobies!! I have to thank the heavens I have such a wonderful caring hubby. So, hopefully the delicious natural fruit & veggie juices will help with the constipation!!! Omg! And we have to get prunes!!!! Sorry for the TMI I know lots of other ladies are going through the same thing and expressing yourself here on realself helps!! Anyway have a great day everyone!
1week post-op! Woowhoo. Feeling better. Just...
1week post-op! Woowhoo. Feeling better. Just getting tried of these recovery bras!! Ugh! I can't wait to be able to wear what I want. Right now they are still so high and I don't own any clothes to cover the highness. The look crazy high. I'll post a pic of how high they are. Anywho, I feel good no pain med till I cause it my wearing myself out! To me my house is not as clean as I would like it to be (I'm a little OCD). So I'm cleaning and doing things I shouldn't be do. I hope I don't regret it! I go to my second post op visit Monday. I have so many questions I had to write them all down. (getting to old to remember,lol.) so far i think they look scary, perky but scary! I know I have to be patient.....we'll see, ugh!
Well I woke up today w/ the worst lower back ache...
Well I woke up today w/ the worst lower back ache so far!! We have a memory foam bed & the heaviest tempurapedic pillow, and I can't not get comfy anymore! What's up w/that?? I'm sleeping on the sofa tonight. I'm sure my husband won't like it. Oh well. B/c I woke with the back pain it just added to my frustration, I'm still not regular. My bras are killing, and now I think I'm allergic to the antibiotic!! Oh boy. Well I see the doctor tomorrow so I can tell him all of this and that my boobies look really scary to me! Thanks to the support of you wonderful ladies here on realself I'm trying to see the light at the end of the tunnel. I really hate complaining!!! I really don't feel like myself. I can't clean like I want to & that drives me crazy! I'm so bloated from being irregular that my clothes looks terrible on. I really have to get back to being me. I miss swimming & working out...and OMG I miss cleaning!!!! If any of you ladies are waiting for my review on my experience w/dr.h please hang in the till I'm healed 100%. Because right now they are just scary to me. On the flip side my husband who loves me through this madness took us to the Houston museum of science for the paleontologist exhibit and a IMAX 3D movie. Thank you honey. OMG I'm itchy
So I'm 13 days post-op. this past Sunday I while...
So I'm 13 days post-op. this past Sunday I while taken a shower I noticed I was having a reaction to something. I looked in the mirror I saw hives all over my face, chest, forearms and my back. So I was just trying to figure it out. Meanwhile we went out for a day of family fun. I was ok, the hives weren't so bad at this point. So later in the night I was doing research online & post a question to the docs here on realself. Monday morning it was worst. My face was soo swollen. My lips looked like they were injected! I thought people pay lots of money for these lips! LOL. While doing research I found all of my symptoms were same as a reaction to the bactrim the doc has me on. Well I only have one day lift to take... So if that's it, ok! I was starting to think a lot of scary thoughts of what else would be wrong.
Monday July 9. 2nd post-op. Doctor confirms the issue. Reaction to bactrim. Just stop taking them. Take Benadryl & rub anti-itch cream all over! Thank god thats all.
Doc says breast look great they are healing according to plan. What!! They look so scary to me!! Ugh! I mean thats great news of course! I just worry, they looks sooooooooo scary to me!!!!
2 weeks post-op. Yeah, I've been to busy having...
2 weeks post-op. Yeah, I've been to busy having fun while my mommy was here, shopping, dining out, hanging out. That I wasn't dwelling on my scary Frankiestein boobies! So my mom went home yesterday, :-(... We're all back to the norm! I've been cleaning my house, yeah! (crazy I know!) I know I still have to take it easy. Because I really get into cleaning.
So, the boobies do look better, not square looking as before. But not a big enough change that you can tell in a pic. But enough to see the light @ the end of the tunnel. :-)
My husband paid CASH-in-FULL for my new boobies and I still don't want him to see them yet! He didn't think I needed this, but he loves me & wants me to be happy. He understands me, thank god!
So Dr.H said to run hot water on the tape to remove them. I can see that my areolas look great w/out taking the tape off. So it can only get better from here!
He (we) just can wait to go on vacation sun, swimming & lots of fun, so next weekend thats the plan!!! Yeah. The kids are counting down too. It has been raining soo much here in Katy, TX that it really has helped me not feel so guilty about not being able to just go in our backyard to swim w/my kiddos.
BRAS!! Omg, I'm having a hard time finding the perfect one. I have to hit VS this weekend. That should be fun, NOT!!! I am 34dd, but my boobs are so wide round (always have been) from pit to cleavage that I can fit 34DDD. But they are not full enough from chest wall to nipple to fill the 34 DDD, only the DD. So I think VS store is my only answer.
So far I do look thinner from the side & their not hanging and pulling on my neck....so far! I know they haven't dropped and fluffed yet.
Soo much cash spent on myself. I'm still not sure if it was 100% worth it...maybe 90% right now...
DR. HORNDESKI really IS so worth the money!!! NO REGRETS on going to him for this procedure!!!
2nd week post op yesterday. PS says everything...
2nd week post op yesterday. PS says everything looks great. He wants to do the areola lift 3-6 months from now, and now I'm all for it. He explained that it's because of the amount of my own tissue. So I definitely need to see what they look like once they drop & fluff. Can't wait. I'm so impatient. I shop & want so many things but right now their still to high to enjoy cute little tops. Anyway I'm seeing a difference but their still high. Well ta ta for now.
Well today makes 4 weeks & 1 day. I had my 1 month...
Well today makes 4 weeks & 1 day. I had my 1 month follow up and PS says everything looks great to him. I also had a stitch pull out & cut off. It was very weird not feeling what he was doing!
So update: nothing new, they still haven't dropped & fluffed yet. I'm just hanging in there. Still can't really shop for new bras yet! That part is really annoying!! I'm so tried of these bras I'm stuck wearing!! But I don't want to pay a lot of money for a bra that won't fit when they finally drop & fluff completely.
Another update: they look the same to me, scary still! No pics yet, not till there's a real difference.
I have my areola lift scheduled for Oct. can't wait!! Yeah me
So I forgot to mention that swimming & the...
So I forgot to mention that swimming & the elliptical have been AWESOME!!!! I thought the the elliptical would hurt w/the bouncing, but only the first day. So far now I doing 3 miles on each ( thread mill & elliptical) till I'm fully myself then I'll do more, and of course swimming with the kiddos.
As far as how boobies are looking, still not impressed! UGH! I do see them finally dropping....we'll see! Time will tell
I do have to say that there is a HUGE difference with the lack of hanging & pulling on my neck & shoulders!!! And I don't have to wear a wire sports bra & an extra sports bra for extra support! Only a sports bra.... So that is a blessing in it's self.
Well my ladies are 2 months & 1 day new now. I've...
30 Aug 2012
2 months post
Well my ladies are 2 months & 1 day new now. I've just been super busy with the kids & not really as obsessed with the boobies. They have drooped although I don't think their done!
I saw Dr.H on Monday for my 2month follow up. When I asked if they are going to drop anymore he just said he really likes the upper pole fullness I have. I guess I was thinking of it as a compliment b/c completely forgot to ask again for a proper answer. While I agree the upper pole fullness is nice I would like it if they didn't look soo "fake". Of course hey are fake but I wanted a more natural look. You can really see it when I wear tube tops or low cut tops. I can see all of the attention they get when I dress in cute summer clothes. Not what I was looking for.
So, I went bra less on a date with my hubby for the first time in yrs!! OMG he loved the dress & how nice I looked in it. So much so that He got us a hotel room after a really great night out o_O!!! Oh what a night, LOL. I have to admit it was an awesome feeling!
I felt so sexy...he made me feel so sexy, even my 6 yr old said "mama you look hot !!" WHAT, too cute!
Well I'm posting a side view pic b/c I forgot to last time. And afew others. Tell me if you agree with me about how high & fake they look in the black tube top.
Well all in all I'm happy with my surgery. I'm really happy with Dr.H and really happy I had his procedure done. I am looking forward to going bra less more often and all the benefits that come with his technic.
TaTa for now
3 months 2 days and I can say I'm still not as...
3 months 2 days and I can say I'm still not as excited as I thought I would be. I do absolutely LOVE my cleavage. But I DO NOT like that I still feel no nipple sensation...only PAIN. Lots of pain runs through my left breast especially. And if I touch my nipples it freaks me out that I can't feel it. What's the point in having breast that you can't feel. At this point with the pain and the lack of sensation in my nipples, I wouldn't mind taking them out. They still feel so fake (I know they are)!!! Whenever any of my children lean on me (like they should be able to do) I jump because it is soo uncomfortable!! I always have to adjust their little heads. When my hubby tries to get comfy to watch a movie...it's ridiculous!
Now I have this really ANNOYING feeling when I bend over or reach my arms out front. It feels like they are scratching against my muscle. Feels like sand paper, very awful feeling!! Dr.H could actullay feel it but couldn't explain it. At first it was only my left, now both are doing it. It's such a gross feeling. I'm hoping it goes away! Anyone know what I'm talking about & does it go away? Why is this just now starting to do this? It started about a week ago. So creepy. So on top of no feeling in the nipples, still having sharp pain in left boobie, and this annoying feeling when I move, I'm not thrilled with these fake feeling boobies of mine! Still waiting to love them!! Not so far :-(
Not worth 8500!
Ladies save your money for the anchor or lollipop lift. His did give me cleavage & upper pole fullness but that's the only permanent change. My areolas are back to being low SO I do not feel comfortable braless unless the shirt is huge. Totally don't like the view so I'm back to smoke & mirrors hiding them from my husband!! Oh and lying down it doesn't seem normal how the implants fall to my neck!!! So my empty boobies are sitting on my chest! I my as well have no implants at all. Even my Gyno was confused!
In short, you will love them for the first 6 to 8 months until you realize your nipples are right back where they started or way too close to where they started. The only time I look good is in a tube top WITH a strapless bra! Because with a regular bra you can tell that my Right breast is STILL bigger than the left. I told him several times to try and make them closer to same size. Right after surgey to this day you can see size difference in my bra and out!
On the day of surgery when he was marking me up, he just realized that the right was bigger!
Still tirying out the "Add Photo" button
Ok so it allows me to use to "Add Video" button but not the photo button...I even tried to "copy & paste" the photo! LOL
Still couldnt upload so I copied & paste
This is what mine looks like I could only copy & paste a pic. Im sure her areolas are at a normal height but the way the pic was taken makes it look just like mine.