Location: Dallas, TX
Member since 1/12/2012


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  • 1 review
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Reviews & Stories

38F to 38C - Couldn't Be Happier - Dallas, TX

This was the most wonderful experience of my life. I originally thought that it would be much worse than it turned out to be. I have had 2 c-sections previously and in my opinion they were more painful. I had my surgery on a Friday and by Tuesday I was back on my feet and feeling well. Only took pain meds for a couple days. Sleep wasnt too bad, I just had to use alot of pillows to get... READ MORE

Discussions started by btowell

I had a Breast Reduction & I Smoked...

This is for every women out there who smokes or used to smoke and is considering a Breast Reduction. I did my research. I knew that there were valid reasons to quit but I... READ MORE

RealSelf vs. Others

I am so happy that I found RealSelf. Thank you for providing a website where we can check out others healing progress and ask them questions personally. This website is a... READ MORE

Lemons, Oranges, Pinapples, Cucumbers & Protein

This is what I lived on after my surgery. I would drink about half a gallon or more a day of a little fruit concoction; Water, 2 lemons thinly sliced, 2 oranges thinly sliced,... READ MORE

Recent comments from btowell

I had the Anchor procedure, My scars are invisible now. I had no complications besides a few spitting stitiches which is totally normal and only comes from your body not being able to absorb them all. I just pulled them out with no... READ COMMENT

@Ella13 - My nipples had sensation after only 3 or 4 days and stayed hypersensitive for a few months, around the 4 or 5 month mark, the quited down to what i assume "normal" nipples are like. Im wishing you the best of luck and keep us... READ COMMENT

@RRMommy - I let my husband see from day 1, it was really a great bonding experience. Also, its very re-assuring to have your husband tell you how great they look and trust me, that is exactly what he will say! READ COMMENT

Thanks for the idea, i have been thinking about the same things. I just wasnt sure if that is acceptable practice? READ COMMENT

Mine were erect for quite some time which was total opposite for me, my entire life i never had nipple sensation or erect nipples beacuse my breast were so large that i didnt have feeling in them. After surgery, i have full feeling like... READ COMMENT