Bearmama

Location: North Vancouver, BC
Member since 7/18/2016

Activity

  • 95 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 92 comments
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

36 Years Old, 34-I, 2 Kids, Breastfed - Richmond, BC

I wore a A cup in grade 6, B in 7, C in 8, D in 10, DD in 11 then I ran out of bras in my small town. I'm now a 34-I as in eye!!! I have 2 kids and I breastfed both for a total of nearly 5 years straight. I finally booked my reduction for this November, 2016. I'm not scared at all -just excited! Getting excited as I count down the days to my surgery. I'm hoping to loose a bit of weight... READ MORE

Questions from Bearmama

Can you recommend a brand or style of front close sports bra to wear after a Breast reduction?

I've booked my surgery and am hoping to get stocked up on front closing sports bras for the recovery period. I understand one will come home with me but I would like more. I'll... READ MORE

Painful internal stitches 5 months post Breast Reduction, how long will it take for them to dissolve? (photos)

I'm experiencing painful sensation on the outer edge of my left breast 5 months post breast reduction. Is there anything I can do to relieve this discomfort and if not, how... READ MORE

Recent comments from Bearmama

I just found 5 bras in the discount bin at Victoria Secret. All 5 for less than 1 of my old bras. 34i to 36dd. Isn't it the greatest? Glad you're feeling good. READ COMMENT

I was a 34I and they brought me down to a DD. It's amazing! I don't think a C was possible for me and I'm happy to be pain free but still look curvy (feels like me). Best of luck to you. READ COMMENT

I was really large, my neck hurt, I felt self conscious and I was frequently getting headaches. The reduction has changed my life. I am more confident and walk around my house without a bra now. Bathing suits are easier to find but... READ COMMENT

I started walking more around 3 weeks then added light weights at 4 weeks. Don't worry about taking it easy. I did too much and started getting super dizzy around 2 weeks. READ COMMENT

Wow, you look wonderful. Who was your surgeon? I'm also in BC and am 9 weeks post op. READ COMMENT