Not as bad as I thought it would be!

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I had pretty small boobs until i gained weight a...

I had pretty small boobs until i gained weight a couple years ago. My boobs went from a d to an i...thats right I said an I. I am 38I cup right now. it hurts when people only look at your boobs. i cant wear tank tops or pretty dresses. bras cost over 100 dollars. and i get rashes and my bras dig in.

My sister had a reduction years ago and loves it. She was very large as well. So i decided to go ahead with it. Luckily in canada it is covered if you are over a certain size

Well i have 22 days until surgery and I am so...

Well i have 22 days until surgery and I am so scared. I have an anxiety disorder so I am usually scared of everything. But this is taking it to a whole nother level. I have panic attacks when I am not near an exit. I cant go into malls and stuff like that. So how am i going to survive a hospital? I really want the surgery but i am so scared :( I dont know if i will be able to handle it or if i will run out screaming. Hopefully the anesthetist will help me out with some drugs i can take before i even get to the hospital

Well I just got a comment that sealed the deal. A...

well I just got a comment that sealed the deal. A guy said that i met online said that he had seen me petting his friends dog in the area before. and his friends wife said "those are the biggest boobs I have ever seen" sealed lol

Today I went for my pre op appointment with my...

Today I went for my pre op appointment with my surgeon. Itdidnt help ease my nerves at all. So that sucks, but I do need it done...i think. I will have to see if this is a mountain I can conquer..or just another one that i fall off of

Today I went to the hospital for the pre admission...

today I went to the hospital for the pre admission nurse and anesthesiologist appointments. They explained everything to me and asked me tons of questions. I let them know about the problems my sister had with throwing up so they are going to give me some preventive meds for that and I am going to take a couple of ativan before i get to the hospital. I will be into the day surgery where they have recliners to sit in while you wait. and my mom will be able to be with me through all that which also helps. So after my meetings with them I am feeling much more confident. Also that hospital is tiny!!!

Well its done! You all know how terrified I was...

well its done! You all know how terrified I was but the day of i was completely calm. May have had something to do with the two ativan i took lol. So i got to the hospital at 630 am because i was first on the list. It seemed like it went so fast. I went back to get changed into the gown and socks and the nurses asked me some questions, the anesthetist came and talked to me and so did my surgeon. Next thing i knew i was taken back to the marking room where my surgeon drew all over me like a 2 year old on a wall. I went straight from that room into the operating room. I laid back on the operating table and they were attaching things to me, I felt the iv go in and then i was out. it was a matter of seconds! I woke up without issue. I didn't throw up or feel nauseous. They gave me an anti nausea before i woke up though because my sister got so sick when she had hers done so that may have helped. When i woke up there was a nurse sitting at the end of the bed and as soon as i started talking they gave me two oxycodones. I started talking about miscarriages for some reason and when i was laughing and such they moved me to the next recovery stage. Thats when my mom got to come and sit beside me for the rest of my time there. I had compression stockings on...those things are awesome! they are like a constant leg massage. it was so nice. I had a heated blanket and was in no pain at all. I had the SWEETEST nurse. man I got so lucky with her. then the oxys kicked in and every time i closed my eyes i hallucinated...mostly good things like dogs and cats crawling all over me. But when i opened my eyes nothing was there. That kind of freaked me out but o well. So the next time that i was supposed to have meds they offered me oxys but i didn't want to take them. So they gave me t3s instead. Which i had them cut up because i suck at swallowing pills. So i took those and went back to dozing off. then i had to pee. Took me a long time to get on my feet, luckily the bathroom was only a few feet away. Again my wonderful nurse walked with me there and told me to ring the bell when i was done. So I did and she came in and flushed the toilet for me and helped me wash my hands. She walked me back to my bed and i fell back asleep. At that hospital they keep you in recovery for 6 hours to make sure you don't hemmorage or anything.And that time flew by. Before I knew it it was time to go home. But i had to pee again first. So my mom walked me to the bathroom and came in with me and after i peed for 5 minutes she flushed for me and helped me wash my hands. I went and sat back on the bed and my mom helped me get my pants back on. They sat me in a wheelchair and gave me a bag in case i threw up. I got wheeled out by one of the nurses from first recovery. She said i seemed to know alot about miscarriages and TV shows lol. I told her i was hoping that was a hallucination lol. So i got helped into the car and we headed home...good thing they gave me that bag. I swear my mother has never driven so awful in her life! And i didnt have any water. I needed water. So she pulled into a little store and did like 2 3 point turns and i almost barfed. But i didn't lol. so we got home incident free and i went straight to bed. My mom has taken excellent care of me waking up every four hours at night to give me my meds. I slept like crap because i have to sleep sitting up on my back. I am used to sleeping on my side. Oh, I forgot to mention. My surgeon took 2 pounds off each breast. and because there was so much fat behind my nipple He said that I have sunken nipples now because the fat was pushing them out. So there are a few options i have with that if it bothers me...but i don't think it will. we will see. So here i sit in bed again watching hockey and writing to you about how proud I am of myself for going through something that terrified me when i usually quit. I get the drains out on Monday and will be more free feeling i think. I also got a really cute compression garment to wear (see below picture) SO I have to wear this for four weeks. but like i said its cute so i dont mind. I get to start showering after I get the drains far so good. Although I am still freaked about the possibility of hemmorage and hematoma....oh and one more thing. when i got home last night i had a message on my machine with a job offer at a local pet supply store...RIGHT AFTER I HAVE SURGERY!?!?!REALLY?!?!?! so i called them today and said i cant do anything for four to 6 weeks. especially since i will have to lift stuff. so hopefully they still have room for me at that time...

Got my drains out today. He told me to take a deep...

got my drains out today. He told me to take a deep breathe but it didnt hurt. the most painful part was when he was cutting the stitches that held the drains in. Man do i feel better having those out! They are so gross. So I have to go back to see him in 2-3 weeks. Took a shower today and was scared my stitches would rip but they didnt...phew! Also took a new picture for you guys to take a look at.

Well I had to go to the dr yesterday because i was...

Well I had to go to the dr yesterday because i was leaking pretty bad. I called my surgeon but they are on spring break till the 28th lol. So I went to my family doctor. he pulled the tape off the bottom part of my boob under my nipple and said "yup, its infected" Great! so I have two raw spots, one worse than the I have to take 2 different kinds of antibiotics and put polysporin on them everyday. Its pretty freaking gross. I feel like my boobs are gunna fall off lol. But I know its just my head. So I have to go back to my family doctor next monday so he can check me out again. I have a feeling when I see my surgeon hes gunna flip out that the dr took the tape off lol. But it was getting pretty nasty from all the dried goop on it. Anyways thats the update!

Just took the rest of the tape off so I thought I...

Just took the rest of the tape off so I thought I would send over another picture. You can kind of see the raw spots but they are healing.
Vancouver Plastic Surgeon

Dr Ukani is based out of port moody BC Canada. He is a great doctor and is realistic about what will look good on your body. He gave me confidence and answered my questions. He is a really nice guy and I would recommend him to anyone looking to get this procedure done that lives in the area. He had no issues getting me approved for surgery.

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