Member since 4/7/2013


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Reviews & Stories

Waited for So Very Long - Honolulu, HI

I have been lurking on this forum since after my surgery..reading and posting a bit..i am 50..almost 51.yikes..and have had these horrible boobs since the sixth grade. I was known as the girl with the red hair and boobs.not fun at all. People..including family would always make comments about them..even tho they thought it was a joke..everytime they made reference to them, i shrunk inside..i... READ MORE

Questions from Mamaish

Very Sensitive and Sore Aerola After Breast Reduction? (photo)

I had reduction on 3/26..not easy recovery at all. My left aerola has recently become super sore, slightly raised red and sensitive. Meaning nothing can touch it. I noticed... READ MORE

Nerve Pain 5 Weeks Post?

I am 5wks po and feel pain all the time. Is it nerve pain? I get zingers for sure, but as soon as i wake up, it feels like they come alive and it feels like they are on fire.... READ MORE

Dissovable Staples Poking Through..ouch..?

I had br on 3/ used dissovable staples..they are poking thru my incision and arond the aerola as well. I feel like i am on fire with these i am being hit... READ MORE

Weird Looking Drain Hole Scar After Breast Reduction? (photo)

I had br on 3/26/13. I had drain on each side for one day..i am hating how they look..and the left side has a rather large skin flap..will i need a revision..or will this go... READ MORE

Puffy Aerola Post Op Br 8weeks? (photo)

I am not loving my left side for many reasons...its lumpy to the scar and my aerola is really puffy..hard to see in head on pics..but looking down on it, mostly the left side... READ MORE

Discussions started by Mamaish

I worked hard to loose 80 lbs and have left over skin. I am having it removed with muscle repair on Feb 23rd. I am super nervous

I had breast reduction in 2013 and it was a rough recovery.  I am 54 yrs old.  Please give me ideas on what to have on hand to prepare myself.  Thank you READ MORE

how do i prepare for TT after weight loss

I have lost 80 lbs 2 yrs ago and have been holding steady. I have decided to have a tummy tuck to remove the skin on my abdomen. I had a breast reduction in 2013 before my... READ MORE


Tt scheduled in 2/23. Am so nervous.  I am 54..lost 80 lbs and kept off for 2 yrs. Lots of extra skin. Just needing some advice and encouragement  please READ MORE

Recent comments from Mamaish

I think you look are lucky you were young when you did this as you healed very nicely. I did mine a yr ago at 51.. Recovery was a bitch! You look i am still numb underneath and on the side..its wierd when i have... READ COMMENT

Because during my br, i was under anesthesia for four hours, and had the maximum amount of lidocaine in my chest. It was a long and big surgery. So he had to finish up, and so he didnt get to the sides. He had some trouble with my left... READ COMMENT

When pieces of internal stitches do not dissolve, so they break thru the skin READ COMMENT

Dont think you will be able to be on your side for a bit. Make a nest of pillows on your side and under your knees. I know that part is rough, but your body will let you know when you can sleep on your side. I think my doc said six... READ COMMENT

I had br in march of take anywhere up to a year sometimes for your new breasts to find their home..i didnt think i would ever feel normal again..maybe by month six i started to relax and feel have just begin. Your... READ COMMENT