I have been wanting a breast augmentation for a...
I have been wanting a breast augmentation for a while now, and have been researching a lot for the past 5 or so months. I have been following other people's reviews on here. Although I haven't had any consultations yet, based on reviews and pictures from Dr. Jugenburg, I would really like to look into getting this done by him. I applied for Medicard and got approved for $5,000 and could pay the difference in cash. The only problem I have is...I haven't told my parents yet. I know they won't agree with it and I am so scared to say anything but would really like to get this done sometime in the new year. I think maybe I should book a consultation with Dr. Jugenburg and then tell my parents after I have gone to it. I really need a push to make the next step and book the consultation.
Oh and by the way...I am 23 years old, about 5'7.5 and weigh 150. I have a muscular build and spend a lot of time at the gym. I feel like my confidence is very low because of my chest, and I always feel embarrassed. I am at the time in my life that I feel like I would like to go ahead and do this...
Trying to book consultation
Well, I emailed them last Wednesday and haven't gotten a response. Now I am calling the office and it goes to voicemail. I don't want to leave a message and have them call me because I don't want them calling my parents' house. Feeling annoyed...
1st consultation booked
Well, I have booked a consultation for January 13! I was unaware that the clinic was closed all week, but someone (couldn't catch the name in the message she left) called me from home and fit me in. I am very impressed with this! :)
Now to try to tell my mom...ugh
One week until Surgery
All of my papers are complete and I went to my pre op last Friday. I am worried about going too big, but that seems to be most peoples' fear! Right now it says I am to get 400cc overfilled to 450cc. They made a note to make it in the 400-450 range, so I trust that the doctor will adjust them accordingly during surgery. I have had so many dreams about this and I can't believe the day is almost here! :)
One more day
I can't believe the day is almost here. I picked up my prescriptions today and have my bag pretty much packed. I've been having dreams about it almost every night. I feel terrified now that it's about to happen. :( I'm also excited at the same time.
Changing every day
Please private message me if you would like details about my surgery. I will update my review at a later date.
Well I guess it is about time I update my review since this has been the worst experience of my life. Nobody hopes to wake up from a breast augmentation and hear "there was a problem during your surgery". Well I thought it would be something to do with my breasts...but instead I find out that I have stitches across my stomach above my belly button. 6 stitches to be exact. A hot tool used for cauterizing SOMEHOW (wasn't told details) burned me so badly that the doctor had to cut my skin out and sew me up with 6 stitches.
2 weeks later it became infected. It was bright red and pussing. I then had to be perceived an antibiotic cream for it. I'm not sure if they really expected me to pay $30 for that, but I did...and only got reimbursed when I asked to be. 2 days later I went back and it wasn't healing properly so the doctor then had to cut me again (no freezing...very painful) and add 2 more stitches. I had those ones in for 2.5 weeks and just got them out today.
For the past 7 weeks, instead of focusing on my breasts and how they are healing, I have had to deal with taking care of my stomach. It has caused me physical pain and emotional stress.
Great...permanently scarred on a part of my body that is irrelevant from the actual surgery. I have never in my life been so angry and upset at this whole process...
I'm really angry that I was told it will heal in a straight line...it's not healing well at all.
12 May 2014
2 months post
The scar is looking bad. Seems to be getting worse before it gets better. It is bright red. Sucks that I can't even show my stomach... Before this happened I would take progress pictures of my abs since I am into fitness, and I haven't been able to take a picture for over 2 months
18 Sep 2014
6 months post
So I am getting another revision on my scar. THIRD time getting stitches in it. It looks awful and wide. And now there is a huge indent in my stomach. Not only that, but his schedule is too packed and he can't fit me in until November! Not too confident that it will work this time, since it hasn't the past 2 times!! When will this all be over so I can move on with my life and HEAL??!!!!!
Stitches for the 3rd time...
The scar wasn't healing nicely so I had to go to Humber to get another revision. It was not pleasant at all. I had to get needles in it to freeze it and get it cut and stitched again. Took about an hour. Was in so much pain the first few days that it woke me up during the night and I had to take oxys. Also took a week and a half off the gym because I can't stretch my stomach...not happy about that AT ALL seeing as the gym is my life. It bled a lot the first day which freaked me out because it didn't bleed the first 2 times. It has a water proof thing on it so I am stuck with that for 3 weeks and have to hide my stomach from the world because it looks disgusting. I have to go back next week to get the stitches out...so this will be like my 16th or 17th appointment...hmmm never expected that when I signed up! I'm sooooo sick of this and just to sum it up I'll say...once again this is ruining my life!!!!!!!!
Sorry for the sideways pictures...
A year and a half later and this is what it looks like. It's still a nightmare covering it when I go to the beach and having people asking me about it.
Hopefully it continues to fade because it still looks very obvious and horrible to say the least.