One week post op- LOVE my new boobs- stitches out today.

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Hello All! This site has been so incredibly...

Hello All! This site has been so incredibly helpful so far and I am so thank ful for it. I am a 32 year old wife and mother of 2, 2 and 4 years old. 5'7" 123# (working on getting back to my pre-baby 118!). I am very athletic in personality and build and being active is super important to me. Long story short, I have been a small 34B my entire life and it never bothered me. This was how God made me and I was cool with that. Being a runner, I looked at breasts as being extra fat and was in no need to have larger bobbies. Well fast forward after breast feeding both of my children- each for an entire year- and my 34B is now a deflated 34/4 AA. I was up to a beuatiful full C when I was breast feeding and I absolutely loved it. Now, I know I am an AA because I was formally sized at Vickies recently and left crying :(
Anywho...I am an extremely confident (not cocky, but confident) person. I work with the public and have to do public speaking frequently. I never in a million years would have thought this issue with my body would bother me this much. I have always cared about my appearance and been involved in some sort of work out routine, but had always thought it was vain to have work done. Not no more!
Approx 8 months ago I started hitting my work out routine again hard, trying to get that extra baby weight off. It was then I really started to notice that what little I had was reducing even further. I really started to feel undesirable, and we all know how well that goes over in the bed room. My husband is super into me and super sweet and knew something was up. I, in my mind and to him, played it off that it was the little extra weight, but finally after a long chat that he prompted, broke down and told him how much the loss of my breasts was affecting me. He was stunned and really had no idea that I felt the way I did. His immediate response was "Then we fix it...I do not want you feeling this way about yourself." I literally almost fell over. What?? I thought. He was giving me permission to get a boob job? I really was stunned that we were even talking about this issue. And I was even more shocked that he was so, lets go for it! So, that night I started researching local surgeons and found a wonderful doc with tons of experience and really good photos. Schedule a consultation and just loved him. Very caring, spent a lot of time with me explaining the procedure, implants types, size, etc. So....I called later that day and booked my surgery...eeeeeek!!!! Holy crap I still cannot believe I am doing this!

So, what I would love some feedback on is size. You lovely ladies can see my stats. My goal is to be a FULL B/Small C. Not a D. I can't go there. I do not want anyone to notice that I have had this done. I am already prepping with a VS bombshell bra and trying to make them look larger with different tops etc., but I do not want the fam to know. This will just be kept between my husband and I. I tried on the 275cc, 300cc and the 325cc. the doc likes the 325s but I was more into the 300s. Could be I'm just scared of too much change, but I want a favorable result, and with very little breast tissue left, I don't want to regret not going big enough. If anyone with similar stats can give some advice, pls do!

I am also concerned about recovery. My surgery is on a thursday morning and I plan to be back to work on Monday. Is that realistic? I am also very worried about being mommy and not lifting on my kiddos. The pain does not scare me. 2 babies, no pain meds, hurt like hell, but I survived. So I know I can get through this.

I am also struggling a bit with the guilt of spending the money on myself. My husband is totally fine with it! He says I work hard, and take great care of my family so I deserve to do something for myself, but it still is hard to swallow that I am going to spend this money on body parts. :)
Any thoughts or encouragement would be greatly appreciated. Thank you all so much for sharing your stories. It has really helped me accept and go forward with doing this for myself.

Forgot to mention, my PS recommends silicone...

Forgot to mention, my PS recommends silicone unders as I have very little breast tissue. Not sure about profiles, but I have pre-op on March 21, so I'm sure we will discuss that then. Very torn between the 300cc and 325cc. Similar stats, pls let me know what size you ended up. Thank you!

All you ladies out there that had A cup breast b4...

All you ladies out there that had A cup breast b4 surgery and decide don 325s to 350 cc's:
1.) do you wish you went larger?
2.) what size did you achieve?
Your feedback is GREATLY appreciated! Thank you thank you ladies!!

Hello ladies. I am agonizing over the appropriate...

Hello ladies. I am agonizing over the appropriate size!! I keep going back and forth between the 300s and 325s. I really wish I could go to my doctors office and try on the sizers again before my pre-op, which is March 21st. I am relentlessly looking at photos of women with similar stats. Uh...such a big decision! What I know, is that I am going with silicone, unders. I guess I will have to wait until the 21st to completely decide :( Hope all you post op ladies are feeling great!

1.) Kicking my A$$ at the gym. 2.) Drinking a TON...

1.) Kicking my A$$ at the gym.
2.) Drinking a TON of water.
3.) Ordering the arnica and some comfy sports bras.
4.) Buying a few extra button up shirts for work if I have difficulty raising my arms up overhead (my surgery is Thursday and I plan to return to work Monday).

Any other suggestions post op ladies?

Hi Ladies- Wow, I have such a mixed bag of...

Hi Ladies-

Wow, I have such a mixed bag of emotions, and that is not my norm. Pretty low key, steady, can handle anything. Low drama lady. That's how I roll. But, I am going from anxious to excited, to scared, and then a bit sad. Weird! I keep looking in the mirror with just my sportsbra, then put my rice sizers in, then just sports I really need to do this??? Any every time I take the sizers out, I am like wow.....I have no boobs and actually feel slightly deformed. I have to do this. I have decided on the 325cc, but need to decide on my incision. I am really thinking more towards the armpit incision. Would any of you lovely ladies that chose this operative procedure please let me know how you are doing??
I have been kicking my butt at the gym, doing the spartacus workout, watching my diet closely and drinking a ton of water. Want to be top notch for this procedure and may actually be putting a bit too much pressure on myself to get back to my pre baby weight. This is yet another reason why I am super excited for boobs, and maybe you other thinner ladies can relate?? I feel like because my boobs are small, I have to make the rest of my body appear proportionate. Kind of hard bc I have a booty! Excited to be proportional and let go of some of that pressure.
Thank you all for your support, and feedback. It is so greatly appreciated. 2 weeks to my pre-op. 3 weeks to a new me! Exciting!!

Hello ladies! Sorry I have not posted in some...

Hello ladies! Sorry I have not posted in some time, been very busy nesting around here. Trying to get everything wrapped up before surgery, which is 13 days away!!! We've been cleaning, painting, carpeting at the house, organizing, purging, and most importantly, cooking and freezing meals. I am totally ready for this, mentally, and physically. The only thing I am still unsure of is the incision. I am not sure if I want to go with the armpit or below the breast. I want the armpit incision so that my scars are not visible, but what I have read is that the incision below the breast has less risk of capsular contracture. HELP!! Anyway, I am going with the 325cc implants for a large B, small C. Can not wait to be on the other side of this and healing. My pre-op in next thursday. I'll let you ladies know how it goes! Hope everyone is healing well! :)

Oh my gosh this is really starting to set in!! I...

Oh my gosh this is really starting to set in!! I am so excited/ nervous for tomorrow. I keep going back and forth between sizes!! 300 vs 325cc. My wish pic is a girl exactly my height, weigh and with the same pre-op breast tissue, she has 300cc and looks perfect! So now I'm back leaning towards the 300. But have to decide on profile. Bottom line, my surgeon is very experienced, and I trust him. So I will go with what he recommends. Well ladies, I will upload some pics from the office with my sizers. It's happening!

Omg I am really doing this!!!! I am super excited,...

Omg I am really doing this!!!! I am super excited, slightly anxious and driving my husband NUTS! He officially told me no more boob talk til Thursday...haha. He has been a trooper for the past 4 months, so no complaints here. Anyway, tomorrow morning at 8:00am I have my sono/mammography. Then pick up all my scripts, then to work. Wednesday, work, then drop the kids off to my family for an overnight as we have to leave the house my 7:30 to be at the PS office by 8:30 am.

At my pre-op last Thursday, I decided on the 325s, mod profile, unders, crease incision. This is what my PS recommends for the look I want and I have to trust him on that. So there is no backing out now. Praying for a quick recovery, God's protection as I will be under twighlight anasthetia, which I am very thankful for! No intubation. Well, by my next post I will have new boobs! Pray for me ladies.

Hi Ladies! Thank you so much for all of your...

Hi Ladies! Thank you so much for all of your encouraging words! Here is how the day went. The night prior I took my antibiotic and anti-nausea patch. Not food or drink after 12. I opted not to take the xanax. I am not an anxious person, and I hate taking meds. We arrived at the PS office around 8:15. They brought me back at about 8:30 and started my IV. My PS uses twighlight sedation, so the next thing I remember is the blue curtain going up and I remember saying "Ouch" a few times throughout the procedure, but it was other wise super easy. I was in recovery by 11:00 and out the door by 12:15. Everything went very well. Took my hydrochodone in the car on the way home. Immediately went for the couch. Gingerale and crackers were going well but I just through all that up :( I can't even think about eating anything. Anyway. my boobs are hard as rocks. And bandaged pretty tight, but I can tell they are going to be great! Once the swelling subsides and I get out of this ace bandage. I have my post op tomorrow at 1:30 and will get my first peak! I wont bore you with pics of me in the bandage. There really is nothing to see. Just been handing out of the couch all day and taking my pain meds every 3 hrs. My nurse actually just had hers done at the end of January, and she told me for at least the first 2 days to take them. She feels great at 2 months post op, so that was encouragement! Well, I'll give you ladies a peak tomorrow. Going to try and keep down some applesauce. Have a good night and happy healing everyone!!

Hello Ladies! Yes it is 3:45 am and I am sitting...

Hello Ladies! Yes it is 3:45 am and I am sitting updating, but I woke up to go potty and now I am wide awake. I am doing really great. I am off the hydrochodone completely, just taking tylenol. Saw the PS yesterday. They put me in sports bra and gave me the ok to shower. Everything looks good, and I go back in one week to get my stitches out. Overall, this experience has been very easy, but again I do have a high pain tolerance. I do feel discomfort at my sternum and definitely pulling in my chest if I am overdoing it. I have not lifted the kids at all, and thankfully we are managing quite well. My husband has been amazing, He brought all of his work home for the past 2 days and now has to work from home tomorrow too as he obviously has not been as productive, but I love the fact that he is willing to do so. Things I can not do- open my pill bottles, carry anything heavier than 2 lbs, lift my arms overhead. My implants are still like rocks and quite high, but they look good so far. Again, 1 got 325cc mod plus unders, and I am all of a 34c right now, but I may be a small c when they drop and swelling goes down. I am totally fine with that. Just waiting for them to get out of my arm pit! Well thank you all for your support! Hope my pics are helpful and please if you have any questions ladies that are waiting to go under, don't hesitate to ask!

Wow, I really feel great today. I was super tired...

Wow, I really feel great today. I was super tired yesterday and was really worried that I would struggle through the day at work, but I did not! I made it through the day, business as usual, and no one knew I had just had my BA. I wore a slightly baggy , peasant style top and a cute scarf, something I would normally wear anyway, and no one was giving me the once over. I took (1) ibuprofen pill today for pain in the am. I am getting some very light sharp pains in the L breast, but only if I am overdoing it. My breast are definitely softening. Dropping very slightly. I'm no longer icing, just following my precautions. I see my PS again on Thursday to get my stitches out. Hoping to start my massages. So far, this has been an easy experience and totally worth it. I already feel SO much better about my body. Best money ever spent! The husband is loving them too! Can't wait to go bra shopping and summer clothes shopping! For now, I'm in my trusty zip up sports bra :) Hope all you PO ladies are healing well :)

Oh, questions, once these babies drop and fluff will them be larger? I'm a full C cup now.

Ladies that have dropped and fluffed, did your...

Ladies that have dropped and fluffed, did your breast size increase? Right now I am measuring a 32D by vickie's standards, which I know runs small, and am wondering if these babies are going to project more/ increase in size when they drop? Thank you thank you for all your support! My one week post op is tomorrow. I'll let you all know how it goes! :)

Hello lovely ladies. I had my one week post op...

Hello lovely ladies. I had my one week post op today. PS says everything looks great. Had my stitches removed. HAve to stay tight n the sports bra and push breast towards one another to stretch my tissues. Other than that, he wants me wearing the band at night time, but can already see that they are dropping :) I am loving my new boobs! Best money ever spent and so happy I did this. Thank you all for your encouragement and for all of you who responded to my endless questions! I will post a new pic soon!
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