Van girl

Location: vancouver, bc
Member since 9/24/2009


  • 37 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 1 discussion
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

I'm over the Wall...- Now, it has been one year....Vancouver, BC

21 years of these awful implants -hard and painful so after a health scare (mammagram showed a mass -ultimately, everything okay), I had them removed. My PS indicated my CC was close to a 3. April 12 was the day. PS did not want to do a lift. It was tough since apparently, the right implant had ruptured even though the mammagram said it was okay! I'm so happy they were removed since... READ MORE

Questions from Van girl

Redo Vaser Liposuction Abdomen and Flanks

I had vaser liposuction on my abdomen and flanks 18 months ago. The doctor took out 1000 with solution. Didn't notice any difference -- in fact, it looked like my stomach... READ MORE

Can I Wear a Genie Bra with Slight Padding?

I'm 15 days post-explant. My PS saw me on the 5th day and was happy with the outcome. Did not provide any info post-op regarding bra. No special instructions -I didn't have... READ MORE

Discussions started by Van girl

After Removal, what kind of padding supplies can I purchase?

I am scheduled to have my removal end of April.  I'm terrified since I have had these implants for over 21 years.  My PS indicated I have CC close to a 3.  I... READ MORE

Recent comments from Van girl

No, I wasn't wrapped nor did I have drains -which I worried about since everyone seemed to be doing. The very beginning, I had a no-name sports bra (Wal-Mart) with a zipper. Congratulations on your explant. READ COMMENT

Oh, yes, I was worried given the age of the implants. It was important for me to have everything cleared out. READ COMMENT

The worst part is the wait - I was super nervous too about the surgery. After a few weeks I lived in a Genie bra -so comfortable and gives a very nice shape. I tried many post-op bras and I can't say enough about this bra. Wal-mart... READ COMMENT

Good thoughts going your way for your explant. Yes, at first, your breasts will look sad and deflated but it's amazing how quickly they remember to be "happy" again. For me, everything is better being natural -exercise; sleeping and... READ COMMENT

Good thoughts for your explant. Yes, at first your breast will look a wee bit sad and deflated, it's amazing how they soon remember to be "happy again". To me, everything is better with being natural -exercise; sleeping and sex (not... READ COMMENT