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So I had my surgery this morning. He ended up putting in 275 mod+. As soon as I woke up I cupped my hands around them like I always do and they are DEFINITELY smaller. I usually can't quite fit my hands around them coz they're so full but I can absolutely feel a difference. They're taped up at the moment like they were last time but I had a quick squiz and the upper pole is noticeably less full. I'm also happy that my nipples don't seem to be any lower (I was worried they would be super low!). I know I can't judge anything yet and I'm actually glad I won't be able to see them properly until next Friday coz that'll give the skin time to retract some haha. I don't want anything to freak me out prematurely. Apparently everything went really well and Dr Cooter seemed pleased. I have drains this time though (didn't last time) so carrying this little bag around is a bit annoying. My fiance' is super queasy with anything blood-related and the nurse was demonstrating how to change my drains. Then we went to the elevator and he had to put his head down for a minute coz he thought he was gonna pass out!!  And he's the one supposed to be looking after me! He was like 'I had to hold it together in front of the nurse or she wouldn't let you leave with me.' :lol: I thought it was hilarious haha. It's super easy as far as pain goes this time. I can get up and down from the chair and go to the toilet by myself,  just being super careful not to overdo it. The girl next to me in recovery was struggling a bit. She was amazed that I was doing so well but of course, I told her it was just a revision and that I downsized. She started to get freaked out coz she was worried she went too big. She's tall and thin and went with 350 and 400. I tried to reassure her that most people feel the opposite to me and that my boobs looked really good (according to me and everyone else), it was just a personal thing for me wanting to be a tad smaller. I told her that they'd be massively swollen for a few months and that the tape makes them look like torpedoes for the first week until the dressing is removed. I hope she's happy with her outcome anyway. She seemed to be struggling with the pain pretty badly! Poor girl. Anyway, I'll keep you updated :)   

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Hey hun... glad you are out the other side and happy with your revision and new size :):)

Your fiance is too funny... I think most men are a bit squeamish around blood and icky things - hope he doesn't pass out when helping you change your drains!!! Just be ready to duck out of the way! My partner literally fainted on top of me one time when I was in emergency and the nurse was having problems getting a needle for a drip into my hand :lol:

Good luck with your recovery and we're looking forward to hearing about your progress xoxo 

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Omg, that's hilarious! :lol: Yeah, men are babies haha. I'm just enjoying my day on the couch with a warm quilt watching movies. Feel bad I have to yell at my babies (doggos) so they leave me alone. They still don't understand though and try to climb all over me. I can't even push them away!! They are snoring on the couch next to me at the moment though so hopefully they stay there til my partner gets home haha. 

Thanks :) I'm feeling good about my decision and I'll keep you updated.

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Hi love glad to hear your surgery went well and that you can feel a difference already,  i really hope your new boobies are just what you hoped for and pleased to know that you are not in any pain rest up and let us know hiw you go.  Did your surgeon say why he used drains this time when he didn't the first, just curious. 

Men can be such whimps when it comes to blood my hubby was the one freaking out when i tripped over a cracked lifting paver and split my lip open a couple of years ago it wasn't a big cut but it blead like crazy and he went all weak at the knees 😂 and i was just like get the tissues out of my handbag and take me to the hospital.  I was fine they used the skin glue to close it up 

Congratulations on your new boobies 😊

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Thanks guys :) They started to feel a bit tight and achy after a few hours but nothing too bad. I took some panadeine forte and that helped a lot. The nurse said I may need to have drains before I even went in, which surprised me. I really didn't expect to wake up with them though. I asked a different nurse afterwards why I needed the drains this time and not for the first procedure and she was surprised too! She said maybe they needed to do some minor dissection or I might've been a bit oozy during the procedure. I guess when you're putting a smaller implant in though, you have extra space in the pocket and your body doesn't like that. It tries to fill the space with fluid because that's the quickest way to close it so that could be why. It's like patients with liver failure and ascites. You can drain 3 litres of fluid from their abdomen and it will come straight back because the body wants to fill the space (and because their liver is ***** and everything gets forced out of the vessels yada yada). So I guess that would be logical :confused: I don't mind actually. I kind of like looking at how much fluid I've lost, even if it makes my partner dizzy :lol: And I'd rather it drain out of me so that I feel smaller and don't start freaking out that I'm still too big haha. I haven't lost much though.

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So I felt a little worse for wear today. Slept terribly last night. I think I overdid it yesterday with getting up and down and I was in a fair bit of pain last night. Just felt like I had a reaaaally tight bra on and couldn't breathe and had occasional sharp, shooting pains in my left boob. Then this morning I was sitting at my desk watching Netflix when I felt really dizzy all of a sudden. I rested my head on the desk and the next thing I remember I was on the floor, totally out of it. My partner was home and he got mad at me, assumed I had taken too many pain meds and said I wasn't resting properly. So he took my meds off of me and my laptop and made me rest on the lounge for the rest of the day. I had been taking 2 panadeine forte at a time but he's only letting me have 1 now haha. I slept a lot today on the couch and feel a bit better. I still keep getting very dizzy and nauseated though, even though I've been eating a drinking pretty well. 

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28 minutes ago, Kaleidoscope_Eyes said:

So I felt a little worse for wear today. Slept terribly last night. I think I overdid it yesterday with getting up and down and I was in a fair bit of pain last night. Just felt like I had a reaaaally tight bra on and couldn't breathe and had occasional sharp, shooting pains in my left boob. Then this morning I was sitting at my desk watching Netflix when I felt really dizzy all of a sudden. I rested my head on the desk and the next thing I remember I was on the floor, totally out of it. My partner was home and he got mad at me, assumed I had taken too many pain meds and said I wasn't resting properly. So he took my meds off of me and my laptop and made me rest on the lounge for the rest of the day. I had been taking 2 panadeine forte at a time but he's only letting me have 1 now haha. I slept a lot today on the couch and feel a bit better. I still keep getting very dizzy and nauseated though, even though I've been eating a drinking pretty well. 

aaah f**k, sorry to hear that babe... I think because it's a revision you have maybe pushed yourself a little too hard. Your partner is right, rest, take it easy and look after yourself. Even though this is your second time around, you have still had major surgery and need to slow down and give yourself time to heal... take care and hopefully you sleep better tonight and feel brighter tomorrow :) xo

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Hi hun sorry to hear you had a bad day, i think it's like what @sabP said and you may have over done it even though it was a revision, surgery is still taxing on the body. Try to rest as much as you can and hope the next few days are better, your dizziness could also be due to the panadine forte, i know that made me feel a bit spacey at times. 

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Yeah, definitely. Pain wise, I feel a lot better today. I've been sleeping so much! Slept most of yesterday on the couch and then went to bed at 8:30 last night and got up at 7:30 this morning. Just had a bath, which was nice. Now back to chilling on the couch. My dogs keep wanting to climb all over me and don't understand why I'm being so mean. It's breaking my heart :( I'm loving the new size though. Feel like I definitely made the right choice. :)   

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1 hour ago, Kaleidoscope_Eyes said:

Yeah, definitely. Pain wise, I feel a lot better today. I've been sleeping so much! Slept most of yesterday on the couch and then went to bed at 8:30 last night and got up at 7:30 this morning. Just had a bath, which was nice. Now back to chilling on the couch. My dogs keep wanting to climb all over me and don't understand why I'm being so mean. It's breaking my heart :( I'm loving the new size though. Feel like I definitely made the right choice. :)   

good to hear you are feeling better pain wise :) and clearly you needed a lot of sleep to help heal... I know how you feel about your dogs, I have two dogs and I had to keep them from leaping all over me and they don't understand, hopefully soon you'll be able to have all the dog cuddles!! Great you are loving your new size too :)

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I finally had my drains removed today! I'm still taped up so they're pointing straight ahead like torpedoes like they were after my initial surgery. Can't wait until Friday when I have the dressing removed. I asked the nurse today how they looked in theatre and she said they looked really good, basically just a slightly smaller version of what I had. I'm already loving the more natural slope from the side and I feel a lot slimmer in my tops. So far, so good. :) Just feeling a bit bloated :eek:

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3 hours ago, Kaleidoscope_Eyes said:

I finally had my drains removed today! I'm still taped up so they're pointing straight ahead like torpedoes like they were after my initial surgery. Can't wait until Friday when I have the dressing removed. I asked the nurse today how they looked in theatre and she said they looked really good, basically just a slightly smaller version of what I had. I'm already loving the more natural slope from the side and I feel a lot slimmer in my tops. So far, so good. :) Just feeling a bit bloated :eek:

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they look awesome hun....really natural and suit your figure beautifully :) 

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Glad to hear your feeling better, and that you are liking the new size, they look good from what i can see so far and have a much more natural slope. As for your butt you should try a CX WORX class i was doing all sorts of weird n wonderful bum exercise in the gym but no real improvement until i started teaching CX  2 yrs ago and i must say my bum has a nice roundness to it now. 

Happy healing and excited for you for Friday 😊 

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Thanks @Wanting boobs I just feel a lot more like me. I still have quite a bit of boob but now it feels more like an enhancement rather than 2 coconut halves glued to my chest. :lol: I know they looked good before but I was definitely top-heavy. And once everything's settled down, I need to work on that butt! Haha

I'm so itchy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I just want to scratch the crap out of my incisions but they're all taped and padded up. Ugh!!! <_< Also can't wait to wash my hair and have a shower. Dry shampoo is great and all but I'm starting to feel gross. I've been having baths every night and one of my dogs comes and sits with me, crying to get in. The other one runs away as soon as she hears the water coz she hates baths and thinks it's for her. I can pick them up again now if I'm super careful so recovery is definitely much easier this time. It was just the first 2 days that sucked and I had some nausea for a few days after that. But definitely starting to feel back to normal now. :)

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So glad to hear that you feel like your boobs are now in proportion with the rest of you, and looking at your previous BA photos i can see what you mean,  although i thought they looked good on you but if you're not comfortable with how they made you feel then good on you for getting what you wanted and not just going oh well I'll just live with them. Know how you feel about not being able to wash your hair i can't even go more than 2 days without washing my hair but i think thats cos it's always sweaty from the gym and i hate that kinda wet dog (hair) smell 😂.  Must be hard not to be able to pick up and play with your fur babies but I'm sure they know mum's not feeling  the best right now and its just their way of protecting you. 

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Well, I've felt that way about them since the beginning and I figure, why be unhappy? I noticed I was slouching a lot so they looked smaller and I was always conscious of them, even though I know they weren't huge. I read so many stories on real self by women who'd been unhappy with their implants for 10 or 20 years and finally had them removed or replaced with a smaller size and they all said 'I wish I'd done it sooner'. I didn't want to be feeling this way for another decade, especially when I never hated my small boobs to begin with! So even though I beat myself up about the money, I think it's worth it. I was going to remove them altogether at one stage. That's how uncomfortable I felt! But I'm glad I didn't. At least I have something to show for all the money in the end and I really do think that small change in size and profile has made a huge difference. And I still have nice boobs and awesome cleavage, which is all I wanted in the first place! I felt the difference as soon as I woke up and put my hands around them. Once I'm healed, I'll take some photos to compare. 

My partner has been cutting up my dogs' food for the past week. I watched him tonight and he gave them 3 times as much as I normally give them! :lol: He's like 'yeah, but they look hungry' hahaha. Omg, they'll turn into kegs if I don't hurry up and take over again. 

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Just had my tape removed and I'm thrilled with how they're looking! They're soooo soft. They are a teeny bit droopier than before (not much and it's only me being super critical) but I'm only 8 days post op and real self has given me a huge amount of confidence in the body's ability to snap back over the first few months and up to a year even! They are looking a little bit more square along the bottom from where they've been restitched but again, I've seen how this improves and rounds out over time. So far I'm really happy and I can definitely notice a difference in size! I went and tried on some bras after I had my tape removed and I'm a 10C!! They're firm-fitting but I know I still have some swelling and i think I will end up comfortably wearing a C cup, down from a full D! It's amazing that 75cc was able to make that much of a difference for me, probably due to the profile change. But again, I think that shows when you have a small band size and you're really slim, a little can make a big difference. Happy :) I feel this size will be a much better fit for my frame once the swelling subsides. 

 

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3 hours ago, Kaleidoscope_Eyes said:

Just had my tape removed and I'm thrilled with how they're looking! They're soooo soft. They are a teeny bit droopier than before (not much and it's only me being super critical) but I'm only 8 days post op and real self has given me a huge amount of confidence in the body's ability to snap back over the first few months and up to a year even! They are looking a little bit more square along the bottom from where they've been restitched but again, I've seen how this improves and rounds out over time. So far I'm really happy and I can definitely notice a difference in size! I went and tried on some bras after I had my tape removed and I'm a 10C!! They're firm-fitting but I know I still have some swelling and i think I will end up comfortably wearing a C cup, down from a full D! It's amazing that 75cc was able to make that much of a difference for me, probably due to the profile change. But again, I think that shows when you have a small band size and you're really slim, a little can make a big difference. Happy :) I feel this size will be a much better fit for my frame once the swelling subsides. 

 

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They do look lovely and you are healing really well too :) Glad you are so happy with your new size and yes they do work beautifully with your frame and anatomy - wise decision xo

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I told Mum they were a little bit droopier than before and she was like 'well that's to be expected'. Then I showed her and she rolled her eyes and said 'Are you serious? I'll show you droopy!' Hahaha... So maybe they're actually ok and I know they'll only get better. Here is a comparison of before and after. I can already see the size difference, even with the swelling. 

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Just an update. They are definitely less swollen this week. I'm hoping the skin in the upper pole retracts back a bit more but overall, still feeling really good about my decision. :) The skin has definitely firmed up a lot. It felt really 'doughy' last week when I had the dressings removed and the skin flaked off like crazy! I've been using bio-oil this week and I'm feeling and seeing small improvements everyday. :) 

Before vs 2 weeks post revision and 1 vs 2 weeks post revision

It looks like I have stretch marks in this weeks photo but I don't! It's just where I taped my nipples up with duck tape last night (trying to encourage upper pole skin retraction) :lol:. Side profile is definitely looking firmer than last week :) 

 

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