Liposuction of Calves

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Ok, so where do i start. I am 30 years old and...

Ok, so where do i start. I am 30 years old and have been hiding my huge calves for years( 16 inches each which is too big for my frame. i am 5.7; 137 pounds) I have tried everything possible to reduce the size of calves, but nothing worked. I worked out 5-6 times a week and maintained a healthy lifestyle, but the fat from my calves refused to vanish. I finally decided to do something about it and go through liposuction( i wanted to try the non-invasive cool sculpting , but it is not approved on calves) On May 28th 2015 i had liposuction done on my calves. Originally, i also signed up to do a breast augmentation, but after reading some horror stories and possible complications , i opt out of it. The recovery is not easy for sure.
Day 2 post op: i had to take all the ace wraps , compression stockings , band aids off, wash the legs and put everything back on. It is a very uncomfortable process and the first time i did it it took me more than an hour and it looked like a blood scene from a scary movie. When you take the band aids off, the fluid comes out of your legs. The doctor told me about it, however you still can't prepare for it mentally. I went back to work on Monday, June 1st , and it wasn't easy at all. I can work from home and i was keeping my feet elevated the whole time, however, after a long 9 hour work day , i was hurt. The night was the worst as i was in pain and couldn't sleep. Even though the doctor told me i will be fine to go to work in 2-3 days, i feel that having a full week off will probably be the best. I can't say i see results yet, but , from what i have been told, it takes around 2-3 months to see results. I am very anxious to see the results. I believe the doctor took over 300cc of fat out of my calves. I will post photos in a couple weeks .

2 weeks post op

So, it has been 2 weeks since my op. The recovery isn't easy for sure. My calves are still very numb , but at least i can walk now. I continue to wear compression stockings and take vitamins including bromelain supplement to help with swelling. My legs are still very bruised and there are still incision marks on my legs. Can't wait for all of that to go away. I can't say i can see any differences yet. Attached are some before and after photos( with stocking on). I hope to start seeing results soon.
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