New to Boards - Consult on Friday

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Registered: 08-21-2011
New to Boards - Consult on Friday
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Sun, 08-21-2011 - 4:37pm

Hi, I've been checking out these boards for several weeks now, and finally joined.

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Registered: 07-27-2007
Mon, 08-22-2011 - 10:32am
Hi, and welcome to the boards. Glad you wrote in!!
You sound like a perfect candidate for this surgery!!
I had always been big chested and average frame, so it wasn't too bad in my early years. But after having kids and well, gravitiy, the breasts took on a whole new look...saggy, huge, painful, etc. I found it so hard to do anything physical without wearing 2 sport bras and even then it wasn't enough for jumping, running. So at 49, I found these boards, asked questions, read posts and made the decision to start looking into it. I first met with my gyno dr. who knew of my history of complaints about them. She said I was perfect for the surgery, gave me the name of a PS and wrote a wonderful supportive letter for the insurance company. 3 months later I had the surgery and have not regretted it one single minute. It has changed my life in so many ways!! I went from a 40DDD to a 38C and I still have nice breasts, but they are manageable, perky and perfect!! Yes, there is scarring, but it really doesn't bother me as I view them as victory scars!!! Last year I ran in 3 - 5K's, and now do yoga, aerobics, all physical things and one simple sports bra holds my girls perfectly! It sounds like you are doing the right things right now with the good bras, but gravitiy will start to take over, and then you will notice the pain in your neck, shoulders, arms, etc. I have none of that anymore and a week after surgery was told that I looked taller!!
Good luck with this process, and let us know whenever you have more questions!!!

Nancy :)
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Registered: 08-21-2011
Tue, 08-23-2011 - 8:44am

Thank you!

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Registered: 07-27-2007
Tue, 08-23-2011 - 9:50am
Good luck in your search!! I will keep my fingers crossed you find one that is a provider and you feel comfortable with!!

Nancy :)
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Registered: 07-18-2007
Wed, 08-24-2011 - 11:40am

Hi, Mathgeek!

 

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CL-ladybug987

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Registered: 08-21-2011
Thu, 08-25-2011 - 5:27pm

Thank you for your response!

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Registered: 07-18-2007
Wed, 08-31-2011 - 10:17pm

Glad you can get in so soon ....

Barb

 

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CL-ladybug987

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Registered: 07-27-2007
Wed, 08-31-2011 - 10:30pm
That is great to hear!!! Let us know how you make out!!

Nancy :)