Location: west burbs of Chicago
Member since 9/16/2012


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Reviews & Stories

2 years later-Glen Ellyn Illinois

I started this process of getting a breast reduction surgery approved by my insurance, BCBS. I met with four plastic surgeons in the last 2 weeks of October, and eliminated two right away. I had the other two PS submit claims and go from there. I have a preferred PS of course. I am waiting to see if my insurance approves me. I am thinking about the end of February to the beginning of March for... READ MORE

Discussions started by soilschick

Not sure about a doctor's office conduct

I am waiting for approval by my insurance, BCBS.  I met four doctors and ruled out 2 right away.  It was easy with one PS because he constantly focused on my weight... READ MORE

Traveling after surgery

I have been trying to find an answer to my question.  I will be off for 6 weeks after my surgery on Jan. 16.  My office is thinking about sending me to Houston in the... READ MORE

Recent comments from soilschick

Yes to both questions. The weirdest thing for me was wearing a seat belt. Definitely will take time to adjust to being smaller. READ COMMENT

I had my surgery 3 years ago and I had the same concerns. At first, I thought my stomach was more noticeable. Now I feel my body is more appropriately shaped. It actually gave me an incentive to go back to the gym. Since my body's... READ COMMENT

So far you seem to be healing pretty well. As far as the pain, it takes time for your body to adjust to the changes. It looks like your breasts are beginning to drop and assume a more natural shape and look. READ COMMENT

Didn't mean to disappear, life got busy. Looks like you are healing pretty well. Happy Suzy is right. You will be experiencing a lot of changes in the next few months. Take it easy at work. Your muscles are going to hurt from the... READ COMMENT

Looks like you are healing well. I'm glad to see some updates. I'm also glad you had a helper for a few showers. My first few showers were so scary for me. READ COMMENT