I've got BOOBS! They're already so good looking! Omulepu is the best!
I initially put a down payment down to have...
The worst customer service, EVER!!! you get what you pay for.
A small success today.
I hate weekends. Nothing ever gets done! NUTRITIONAL CONCERNS!
I have high concerns about anemia before blood work and health before surgery. When I was sabot 16 I had surgery on my ACL, the doctor told me my hemoglobin levels were a bit low and that I was slightly anemic. I was at optimal health, then so I worry about what my blood levels are at, now. I exercise a lot but my diet isn't very well rounded. I would be heart broken if my blood work came back and I wasn't able to get my surgery on the day planned. I'm going to try to eat foods high in iron but I usually only eat two big meals per day, I don't know if its enough. Doctors orders also state not to take vitamins 2 weeks before surgery. The debate is out about weather or not vitamins before surgery is good or bad. I know I'm absolutely not supposed to take vitamin E but i'm tempted to take a multivitamin with iron. I've read that taking vitamins helps with the healing process and hopefully it will assist me in my blood work being good enough for surgery.
What are your experiences with Vitamins Pre-surgery?
Low-Cost-High-Volume Centers…. Why I Chose Miami.
I'm 25 and a mother of one. I have always had small breasts but after breastfeeding my son, felt very unhappy with my post pregnancy breasts. I always imagined getting implants but never thought it was something I could afford or something my friends and family would be okay with. It was a fantasy that I never thought would find its way into my reality. In the back of my head I had hoped that my boobs would just magically go back to their perky selves :) Two years later and I know that is not the case. Its hard to believe that I will soon feel beautiful again.
Being that I am only 25 and due to the birth of my son, I have not finished college yet and I will admit that while looking for a physician… Afordability… was at the TOP of my priority list. I understand the risks that come with these cheaper high-volume-low-cost centers so I request that all viewers refrain from telling me what I already know. At this point in my life I am just looking to feel beautiful while I am still young without the large costs that surgeons charge in my hometown. There are many women who are unhappy with their bodies but do not have the luxury to spend tens of thousands of dollars on cosmetic surgery. We have mouths to feed and bills to pay ;) so I am very thankful that centers like spectrum Aesthetics exist. If need be, one day after graduation and a career, I will pursue a surgeon with the utmost credibility but for now, I am openly and willingly choosing a physician with low costs.
I found Dr. Osak Omulepu at Spectrum Aesthetics in Miami, Florida after realizing that my initial choice of surgeon was not, himself, board certified, did not offer results I deemed desirable, and his prices were too high for my comfort. Osak Omulepu is not certified by the ABPS but he is pursuing ABPS certification and is certified in other areas of health and surgery. Many of you have read the hundreds of doctors advise that it is unwise to seek surgery from MD's who are not certified and while this initially made me uneasy, that uneasiness was countered when I saw the results that Omulepu has with all of his patients. He has a keen eye to detail and symmetry. He understands the art of the female body. As an artist, that is something I respect. I know that he will take car of me and that he will give me what I need. I also spent days upon days trying to dig up any dirt I could on him but even on the 20th page of google searches found nothing that scared me to the point of backing out. He has a senserity to his voice and I believe him when he says that Plastic surgery is his passion and the best part of his day is seeing the smiles of his patients after they see their results.
I will admit that contact with the surgery center has been difficult at times but I trust that Omulepu will do an outstanding job as he has done for his other patients. The lack of communication from patient to doctor is basically where the low cost is most affected. I am extremely nervous, as this is my first elective surgery. I will be traveling alone to Miami, and will be cared for by the Aesthetics Recovery house staff. Its hard to believe that in less than two weeks my life will be forever different.
I'm looking forward to getting back in the gym, as I am a passionate weightlifter, and I'm looking forward to showing off my puppies at the beach, and rekindling the love life that my husband and I used to have. I'm choosing to stay positive through it all!
Blood work then its a go!
Women getting plastic surgery when they really should be in gym.
One week before I leave for Miami. Angy's Revovery House and Hostiles.
I thought I would feel differently at this point. I thought I would feel relief and happiness but IDK I feel bummed and disappointed. Disappointed that while my boyfriend plays video games all day, I'm scouring the internet to try to find the cheapest ways to make this surgery happen, but thats still not good enough for him. Anyways, I know this is way too personal for real self, but this is also my own personal journal so I thought I'd write what I'm feeling.
On a positive note, I will wake up tomorrow with out a worry in the world. Well tons of worries but without having to do anymore work for surgery… its all set in stone and in just over a week I will have big boobies like I've always wanted.
4 days until Miami!
I leave for Miami in exactly 4 days. I will be staying at wishes Motel for two nights. great decode and low prices. My surgery is in six days and then I will be going to Angy's RH. 700 for 4 nights. I'm getting so anxious and excited. I can't even sleep some nights and when I do, I dream about boobs :) I'm still in disbelief....like I'm waiting for something bad to happen because that is totally my luck.
I'm a mother of one beautiful baby boy and like many of you mothers, hated my post pregnancy breasts. I chose Spectrum Aesthetics because I loved the idea of low cost, great results, and a mini vacation wrapped into one ball of greatness, costing me less than anything in Minnesota, where I live.
I have had a very hard time with communicating with the staff at Spectrum but after reading dozens of reviews about how great the work is at spectrum and specifically Omulepu, I decided to suck it up and do what ever had to be done to get my surgery on the day I planned. It is usually uncharacteristic of me to complain about bad customer service or "irritate" people by constantly calling or asking lots of questions but this is a very important event in my life and I expect all players to be on the ball!!
Today, I started packing… I know its still early but if I don't make a checklist and slowly start to remove things on my list… I will surely forget things. I'm also usually late, not this time!!
I'm beyond excited… boobs are all I think about. I'm also looking forward to being alone. Sleeping alone, traveling alone, going to the beach alone!! I will miss my family and I definitely wish they could share this with me but this week is all about me and thats good too!
Watch my experience on YouTube. I will try to upload regularly.
I started a blog about my boob journey a few days ago. I will be posting everything I can. Airport, Hotel, consultation, and recovery. Watch it here!!
I started this to help girls who are thinking about Spectrum Aesthetics for augmentation. There isn't a large amount of information out there about the clinic. So I hope you join me and watch my transformation unfold online :)
YOOOO! so surreal!
I'm not even packed yet lol. what am I doing with my life?!
The worst news I could have received, today! Bad blood work.
So even though I had my blood test a week ago and I called spectrum multiple times to make sure My results were fine before i booked my flight, they decided to call me today and give the bad news that my liver enzymes are elevated. They didn't tell me how elevated but told me I needed to retest my blood. I'm kicking myself in the face right now because although they could have called me sooner… I know this is my fault and I should have listened to the doctors order and stopped taking my vitamins.
I started taking multi vitamin and Iron because I was worried that my iron levels would be low because they have been in the past. I only took that up until I got my blood drawn then switched to makemeheal.com's pre-operative support program. I've been taking that up until yesterday. After doing some research I learned that too much vitamin A and Niacin can elevate your enzyme levels. Being that my supplements supplied more than the recommend daily amount, I'm most certain that the retest tomorrow at the clinic will not be any better.
Elevated enzyme levels can be bad for anestesia so chances are I won't be getting my surgery as planned. I have a feeling I will have to post pone. I'm trying to stay positive and I'll still try to enjoy my trip but I could just cry right now. I was trying to be overly cautious and didn't listen to the surgeon and now I'm going to pay for it.
I'm trying to eat a lot of vegetables and flush my system with water before I do another blood test tomorrow but I think theres not enough recovery time :(
My advice to you ladies, LISTEN TO YOUR SURGEON!!!
I've arrived!!!! Blood Work is normal!! Momma's getting BOOBS!!
Change of plans!! GETTING SURGERY TODAY!!!
OMULEPU IS HEAVEN SENT, THANK YOU, DOC! I HAVE BEAUTIFUL BREASTS!!
Youtube video of my day in Miami and my post op, day one!
I had a lot of fun making this vide! Please come and share the experience with me! You won't be bored.
POST-OP DAY TWO
post op Day #3! Pictures of the Spectrum Office!
I'm allowed to start massages today.
I can eat regular food, again.
I had a bowel movement, today, without laxatives.
I will start taking laxatives, today.
Still have to wear the strap.
I have some bruising, which is normal and I'm healing very well. I couldn't be happier!
Leaving Miami, today, but the journey continues!
I'm so happy to be going home, today! I miss my little boy and my partner. I miss my son calling me by my first name to get my attention and my partner's dumb jokes that only he finds hilarious. I miss the crisp in the cold Minnesota air and the waves from my neighbors, just for the hell of it. I can't wait to sleep in my own bed and watch my own television! UGH!
I will keep you ladies updated on my review, I promise… the boob job is over but the fluffing continues. I plan on making another youtube video tonight or tomorrow. So if you haven't subscribed to me yet, do it, and stay tuned!
I'M HOME! POST OP DAY 4. LEAVING REALSELF!
I'm post op day 4/5 not much has changed. My boobs look better and better everyday! I don't need the pain meds as often. Twice a day, maybe.
Anyways, I might be leaving real self. I initially came to this site to get honest reviews and positive support for my breast augmentation but as time went on I realized that I wanted to be the person that all of you ladies could look to for support by posting regularly and giving you in-depth advice. At this point I'm more interested in doing that through my videos on youtube. There is a lot of underlying negative energy on this site and I think it comes from a lack of face to face interaction. I prefer to continue my reviews in video where nothing I say can be misconstrued… and comments can be deleted and blocked. We're all her for one thing… to better ourselves and be happier when we look in the mirror. I have suffered from low-selfesteem and eating disorders and I don't want to be a part of a community where I'm called "fat", "ugly", "mean", and "judgmental". I am not getting the positive feelings out of real self that I was in search of. I know when to remove myself from situations as not to cause damage to myself, emotionally. If you ladies want to continue to support me in my journey and let me help you by sharing my self with you then please join me on youtube. I may be back but for now, I'm signing off! Chao bellas!!
Thanks for the encouragement! I can't leave you ladies! Post-op day 6 >.<
Today I'm post op day 6!!! My right breast has dropped really well… the left is still a bit high. They're getting squishier and I love playing with them lol. I do still have a bit of pain… especially if i'm moving a lot. today I finished moving out of my apartment… it wasn't a lot of stuff to do but by the end I was winded and my breasts HURT! So keep your activity level low!! The Strap is incredibly uncomfortable and I try to wear it often but sometimes I'm just tired of wearing it and I take it off. I'm was told to take to off only 30 minutes at a time if I need to but sometimes I go an hour. Every surgeon is different… some require you to wear a strap and others won't so I'm not too worried. The nerves in my breast are all out of whack. random zings and zings and a lot of numbness on my right breast I do think all of this is normal! The swelling is practically gone and I think the Arnica montanna pills I was taking helped a lot with that. The pills I'm taking: Antibiotics, make me heal post op vitamins, and on rare occasion oxycodone pain pills. My body is still really bloated. My face and stomach especially. its going down but I feel so chubby!
Ladies I'm so happy with my breasts… I feel so feminine, beautiful and confident! Its weird, even when I don't have makeup on I still feel so sexy!! its amazing! I knew the implants were going to make me happy but I'm like beyond happy!!
ONE WEEK POST! 8 days post op!
Post op day 10- HYPERSENSITIVITY :(
I didn't post any pictures today because I don't see any changes in my breasts. I will most likely post pics at two weeks post op.
I still have the concern that my left breast sits higher than my right sometimes I feel like its never going to come down. No one seems to notice except me. Anyways, I have to remind myself that I have A LOT of recovery time ahead of me and that despite the small differences in my breasts, to me, they still look amazing.
Right now, I'm dealing with a lot of hypersensitivity on both breasts. I read about this before surgery but didn't think It would affect me. Basically the skin on my breasts is very sensitive to touch. Anything that touches them is painful and makes me uncomfortable… even my hair. It's sort of like a burning sensation/ the feeling you get when the feeling starts coming back to your limbs after they've fallen asleep. It makes massaging undesirable. I'm the most comfortable when I have no clothes on. My surgical bra is especially making me uncomfortable. Hopefully it goes away soon I CAN'T STAND IT!
I was going to return to the gym but after going on a 3 block walk I realized its too soon. I'm still very fatigued, tired, and in pain. The implant pockets don't seem to be in much pain anymore but the skin sensitivity feels even worse. It is normal, ladies, so if you experience this, do not fret!
Doctors orders say I can stop wearing my strap in 4 days… even though I don't wear it often, I'm looking forward to throwing it in the trash.
Its really hard being out of commission for this long. sleeping is still hard and I just want to go back to being my energetic active self. I'm still very happy with my results and the day is coming when I can appreciate these girls even more! staying positive!
Hope all of you are happy in your journey!
Two weeks post-op PICTURES!
haven't updated in a while. 1 month post op!
I took my surgical tape off 3 weeks post op. I was expecting to see a disgusting gory scar on my niples but I kid you not… there is NOTHING! literally no scar… you need a microscope to see any abnormality. I think its because I have really dark nipples so its impossible to see a scar. :) I"m super happy about that!
Both breasts have dropped down and are literally identical. I was worried because my left breast was higher than the right and wasn't dropping but this isn't the case anymore.
My breasts are SUPER soft and squishy. I love touching them.
I was worried about a flat spot on the under side of my left breast… that is gone and I think it was due to bruising.
I still have hypersensitivity but it has gotten A LOT better. I can actually stand to touch my skin, now.
I still have a lot of numbness in my right breast. I don't see this getting any better any time soon. I had knee surgery on my right knee and I experienced numbness that didn't go away for over a year.
strangest thing… I'm lactating????? I have one child who is 3 years old, now. I noticed today while I was doing my massages that I have colostrum and small amounts of milk coming out of my right nipple. I'm not worried about it. I find it kind of funny.
Overall IM HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY!!! I love love love love my boobies!!!
One month post op with pics! Areola incision is a MUST!
If you want PHENOMENAL results at a low cost, it doesn't get much better than Dr. Omulepu at Spectrum Aesthetics. I'm giving him 5/5 stars because his work outweighs the problems you run into with the center. I am so thankful for my surgery!! I felt safe, respected, and understood by him and the staff. Scheduling and contact were difficult but you forget all about that when you see your results! after seeing my results, my post op recovery nurse wants the rest of her surgeries from Omulepu. BEST DECISION YOU COULD MAKE!!!