Long Road - Southlake, TX

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So all of this started on 5/10/16. I was SO...

So all of this started on 5/10/16. I was SO excited! I was to arrive at the PS office at 4:30 in the morning and I was the first surgery of the day! I'm 5'9" and 115 pounds. After three kids I was a 32AA. I chose 440cc hp gummy bear silicon implants by Sientra.

The recovery was difficult and I frequently complained of pain on the right side, but that wasn't the worst of it. At about 7 weeks, I finally started to see it--I was developing Symmastia. My PS gave me a thong-style-bra garment to wear and after another 3 weeks he finally realize it wasn't going to fix itself and was actually getting worse.Another two weeks later (August 3) I went in for the reconstruction surgery. The PS pulled up the photos from all of my visits and we saw the gradual merge of the two into one. We even noticed a huge difference just from the two weeks between the last visit and the day of surgery from a small gap to absolutely none. I wasn't giddy and excited like I was with the first surgery. I wasn't happy and filled with wonder. I was sad and depressed, so much so that even my PS noticed and had the anesthesiologist give me a "margarita" to relax me. He did the reconstruction free of charge, which was a huge lift off my shoulders, but I'm still terrified that these internal stitches and silk mesh aren't going to hold. I'm wearing a Thong Bra 24 hours a day for 8 weeks. So far I'm about a week and a half post reconstruction and I feel like the right one is starting to move towards the center. I'm hoping it is just normal settling, but I don't think I'm going to be happy until I am finally able to see the final results. I feel like I've wasted the last three months.Overall, I absolutely do not blame my PS for the Symmastia. I don't believe he guided me to the wrong size, placed them incorrectly, or ignored my questions. I just want to have two!

Symmastia Repair Bras

At the request of another user, here are the bras that I have. The black one is the one my PS gave me from Veronique at www.designveronique.com for $50, and the thick foam padding he inserted to add more pressure and protect the center and the incisions. The nude is the one I purchased from www.thongbra.com for $125 plus shipping. It has foam padding built into the middle. The black one doesn't provide enough pressure on its own to be effective without the foam. The nude also velcros under the breasts so it is easy to put on and take off--immediately after surgery it was hard to fasten the black one behind me and I had to plan showers around my husband's schedule so he could fasten it. I'm also allergic to metal so the black one has bandages on it to protect me from that and the nude one doesn't have any metal on it whatsoever.


I realized I never posted a before picture, so here it is. This is me at 26-years-old as a mother of 3.
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