I have been big breasted since I was about 23. In...
I have been big breasted since I was about 23. In the past 15 or so years it has gotten unbearable. Sleeping, eating, breathing, exercising, cleaning the house, you name it, everything has its limitations. I am currently bulging out of a 44H on my right and on my left not quite filling it out. That is uncomfortable all on its own.
My surgery date is october 29th 2013, I am excited and nervous as h3ll at the same time. I am not the most normal person going in for BR surgery. I have 90% of my lower spine fused so I am worried about them wallering me around on the bed during surgery, and how I sore I am going to be after all of that. Since normally when I get "sore" I can't move (honestly) for 3 days. Ya I'm pretty much a hot mess! LOL
Anyhow.... post op is the 22 ,...... I need to go get all my supplies for home so I can get out of be easier, since its not that easy now with my back, and other things that my husband wouldnt have a clue about if I sent him to the store. Lol
I plan on making homemade chicken noodle soup in the crockpot so when we get home he doesnt have to fuss over food, just me... ;)
Now the waiting game.
Good luck to everyone else in any stage of this process.
Waiting patiently till the 29th! NOT!
Its 11 days till surgery day. I am still getting everything I need for home. Going shopping tomorrow for the last few items. Unless I forget something I will be done.
Still quite nervous about the surgery. Just wish the days would go by way faster. ;) Can't wait to get this over with and have frankenboobs for halloween.
Pre-op is the 22 and I see the ps on the 24th. I am sure once the 22nd hits it will go by real quickly. I have appts every other day. A waxing appt on the 26th. That way I dont have to worry about shaving and pricklies. This aught to be fun, since I have never been waxed down there before. O_o
whew!!!!! 6 more days!
Had my pre-op yesterday. Hoping all the blood work and stuff comes back all okay. I cant believe its less than a week away now! Frankenboobs here I come! I told the lady at preop that and she started cracking up. I liked everyone at the hospital, they were all very nice and pleasant. Thats a very good sign so
far. I feel my nerves of steel coming on, kinda feel like wonder woman! I never thought I woild get this excited to lose my boobies! Ha!
Talked to my doc today, he said I would end up being a B or C after surgery. He will also take what he can from under my arms. Also said since my surgery is at 1:00pm I would probably be out of the hospital around 8pm. He suggested that I stay the night since I have an hour drive home. I'm not sure if I want to stay the night. Any thoughts on this?
All in all I feel a bit more comfortable since I talked to him Today. Thank you all for your support through this. I know I couldnt have done this without you all.
TOMORROW IT IS!
Tomorrow at 1:00 I will be an official member of the IBTC!
Itty Bitty titty committee! Whew! I cant believe its here! Will be frankenboobs for halloween to boot!
Time to go!!!
29 Oct 2013
Day of treatment
Leaving in 30 min to get this done! Very excited except for the part that yesterday while wearing my bra it cause a terrible heat rash. The soap they made me wash with made it worse. The nurse told me not to use the soap this morning. So I washed 3 times with a brand new bar of reg soap. Hopefully they will still do the surgery.
Day 2 after surgery
My surgery went good I guess. I haven't seen the doc yet after surgery. I guess I will see him next tues. Kinda frustrated with that. I did find out from the nurse that he removed 2200 grams from my right breast and 1200 from my left. That is like 7.4lbs of boobs gone!!!!! I am so swollen from head to toe from retaining water after surgery. Tonight I have been peeing like mad, so it's on it's way out. My boobs what I have left look like swollen skin. I don't have a mound. I will be lucky to be a B. Tears!
Disappointed in this but maybe once all the swelling goes down I will have some.
I am having a hard time keeping down pain meds since my surgery. So the pain has been quite intense. My eyes are shutting on me. Will write more later.
4 Days after
Still haven't done number 2! Hopefully it is coming in the next 24 hours. Really need to poo! My boobs look like blobs of cement. Yes they are pretty hard. My drains are way back almost to my back on one side. Forgot to take pics of that part.
Doing pretty good. Staying on top of the pain with the pain pills. I have having way more pain than normal. Almost got put back into the hospital. Trying to get it cleared up at home if I can. Anyhow. Doing pretty good considering.
I meant 3 day post op! The pic is day 2 since I took it last night.
Wishing this pain would subside.
I will have one good day and then 2 bad days. Real tired, lots of pain and some off and on fever. Don't know what that's about. I can understand it all but the fever.
I keep waiting for them to soften and there is no sign of that right now. It's only been 9 days. Does anyone know when they start to look like real boobs? Lol
This is quite the adjustment going from huge breasts to tiny ones. My pics don't show this as bad as in person. But I am pretty much flat. I have cried a couple times. I told my ps that I did not want to go below a C. Definitely didn't get close to that size. Kinda disappointing. The only thing I hoping for now is when they soften and drop they will get bigger. Does anyone have a similar situation to where they did that?
Posting more pics that I took yesterday.
Changed my name....
To something more fitting at this time.
Had my appt today. Since I was bit swollen and red, he thinks my fever is because I am not breathing well enough. ????
My incision that is angry on my right boob is sloughing off and he says it will heal from there. Good news! Yay!
Told me I could exercise just to not run. Also to put antibiotic ointment on the open sores on my right boob and to see him in a month.
I am supposed to be massaging so speak, moving I guess, my boobs with my hands so that they will get used to touch and not be so sensitive. No more pain pills cause breast reduction shouldn't hurt after a week. Hmmmm..... Don't know about a couple of these. But I will be nice.
Wish I would have never done this. I am so messed up and feel very ugly! Stay away from Dr Berzin!