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My Breast Reduction Journey.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Has been a very long time since I last posted. May 6th 2013 I had my breast reduction surgery. Was really scared and excited all at the same time. That morning I went in afraid of being put under anesthesia. But what kept me moving forward was knowing that I would soon have smaller, perkier boobies and my "black eye" running days are going to be over..lol.. I went in at 5 am and was put under at 7 am. By 9:30 am I was all finished. WOW, 2 1/2 hours only? I later found out that the anesthesia was making me sick and they had to give me heavy doses of nausea meds and pain meds during the procedure which is why they made the surgery faster. I noticed immediately that the breast was lighter, but the pain was pretty rough right afterwards. Because of my pain I had to stay at the hospital longer because I couldn't stop throwing up from the pain I felt and nausea as well. Fortunately I was better within a few hours and left the same night. The first week was the most rough..I had to go back to the hospital because I had chest pain so bad I thought I was having a heart attack. Glad to find out it was only air pockets in the chest wall and they would have to absorb into the body. It was pretty scary. I have had a few small setbacks and unfortunately gained a good 7 lbs from staying sedentary soo much,but I can tell you that I am feeling pretty great now that I am 5 weeks out. I am looking forward to week 8 when I can finally start to exercise and start jogging again. For now I am just staying positive and looking for the goal at hand. My pain is better and I would most definitely do it all over again. I am loving the looks of my perky pretties...lol...I will soon be posting more blogs and keeping everyone updated. For those of you thinking about breast reduction, Please do not second guess yourself..I wish I had done this years ago..No more back aches or shoulder pain for me..I am on my way to the woman within who has been waiting to break free!
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DELADY1 6/14/2013 4:55PM

    Thanks Everyone! DJ4health. As long as your daughter needs at least one breast size reduced and can go to her family care doc to get documentation that the breast size is causing her back pain and so forth then she could probably get the reduction approved by insurance. Also the do go off your weight as well..Here is a website that may help her. I don't know If I am allowed to post it but just informational anyways.
They may have a webpage on here for women with Breast reductions..I will check...

http://www.ehow.com
/about_5246616_breast-reduction
-insurance-coverage.html

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LAWANDMUSIC 6/14/2013 3:36PM

    Going under the knife is never easy. I am so glad that you had the chance to finally do this. My cousin had it done a generation ago, and I know she was very much happier afterward. Blessings to you!

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CHRYSSIE718 6/12/2013 8:05AM

    Good for you for getting the surgery; I remember you talking about it years ago. It took real courage to go through with it and I am sorry it didn't go perfectly smoothly for you. The results are worth it and I wish you a speedy recovery!



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FLGIRL1234 6/12/2013 12:08AM

    I bet you will feel fantastic once you really get out there and feel the difference. Behind you every step of the way girl!

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STRONGERLEANER 6/11/2013 10:52PM

    Hope you continue to heal quickly!

Glad that the initial sickness from the surgery is gone. Nausea is no fun!

I don't know anyone who has had the reduction surgery and regretted it.

Happy, healthy, healing!

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DJ4HEALTH 6/11/2013 10:17PM

    My daughter wants to do that too but has to wait until the money is there for her to do it. If she can get the insurance company to pay for it she would get it done now.

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