Post # 1
Im prob going to sound a bit superficial here but has anyone considered getting cosmetic surgery in the time approaching their wedding??
Im having a breast reduction in 24 days!! this came about after Mr K popped the question. Ive never been happy with having abnormally large breasts and they give me all sorts of back issues…i figure id rather get it done now and have time to heal and feel confident on my wedding day, rather then wait until after and feel really seft confident.
I also got braces 1 month ago…which i have wanted (and needed) for years.
I cannot wait until after all this is done….Mr K has been really supportive through all the leading up process and is even taking a week off work with me after my surgery to look after me and make sure i dont overdo things (He is such a darling).
So back to my question, has anyone else had or thought of having cosmetic surgery before their big day and if so how did you feel?
Post # 3
Yes! I had a rhinoplasty before my wedding. It wasn’t for my wedding, but the upcoming date definitely kicked my butt into high gear about getting it done before the wedding because I really didn’t want to worry about my nose on that day or hate my pictures because of it. I had been wanting it for many years so the wedding was just a motivator for me to go ahead and get it done. I can’t tell you how happy I am with my decision, and how beautiful I and my nose looked on the day of and in my wedding pictures. I still love my nose today! 🙂 It would be really helpful for people if you posted your experience here (and will probably be super helpful to you for preparing for your surgery!): http://www.realself.com/Breast-reduction/reviews
That website really helped me when preparing for my surgery. Good luck with your surgery!! I am sure you will look stunning on the day of AND afterward. 🙂
Post # 4
Once I hit my target weight, I plan on getting breast implants. Like PP, it isn’t for my wedding, but I plan on doing it in time for my wedding because I don’t want to deal with feelings of unhappiness with my cleavage on the big day.
I think I’ll just feel so much better because the look of my breasts will be one less thing to worry about, especially since I worry about them everyday. I don’t want to feel uncomfortable in my dress, and I generally feel uncomfortable in everything I wear because I am EXTREMELY asymmetrical. Probably close to a two cup size difference between the two. Plus, I have my eyes on a dress that I will not be able to wear a supportive enough bra (the dress is backless), and therefore the cutlets I usually use to minimise the difference presently will be much more difficult
Post # 5
@michellesandra: a reduction is so exciting, i had one in 2009! PM me with any questions
Post # 6
I was hit by a car when I was 11. I’ve got scarring on the left side of my face, as the parts that needed stitches were done by an ear/nose/throat guy rather than a plastic surgeon. If it was possible to have them surgically revised before the wedding, I would.
Looking into it, though, I’d probably be told that the scars are as good as they’re going to get and surgical scar revision isn’t a good option (again) OR that it is totally doable…but for a price that I can’t afford. Either would be pretty devastating at this point. So…makeup and photoshop it is.
I’ll certainly seek it out later on when it’s actually feasible to pay for it. Getting them revised is something I’ve wanted to do for ages and it’s more a life improvement than a “for the wedding” thing.
Post # 7
@SuspiciousCoconut: bless ur heart. I too deal with scarring on my face so I bet we deal with some of the same insecurities. Mine is from a blood vessel condition during infancy that caused massive swelling and stretched the skin and discolored it like a strawberry patch. The color has practically completely faded but the texture differences will be there for life. Ahh if I live to be 94, ill deal with this everyday for the next 60 years. I’ve looked into surgey numerous times over the last two decades and the surgeons still say the problem is under the skin and no amount of exfoliation, dermabrasion, or laser surgery would remove the scarring. I would end up with more scars. So basically, I hear ya on ur struggles. 🙂
Post # 8
It wouldn’t be FOR the wedding but i would like breast reduction. I have a love/hate relationship with them, I enjoy having a large rack, but not THIS large.
I hit a HUGE growth spurt when I was 8, and had size Dirty Delete boobs! Mine are now range anywhere from a DDD to a F. On top of that, I can’t just walk in a store and buy a bra because I need a 38 band and most of the time, they are 42, 44, or higher.
That being said, I DONT want SMALL boobies. I think i’d be happy with a full D, and a lift since mine are saggy [once again, another horrible thing with big boobs, they WILL sag. Alot.]
The good thing is I believe my insurance will cover most of the cost of the surgery, providing I go down at least 2 sizes, and it is a potential risk to my health [Um yeah.. backaches much? Indented shoulders? SLOUCHING!?].
Post # 9
I had my boobs done about two-three (geez I cant believe its been that long) years ago, so not really for the wedding. If I could have afforded it, I wouldve gotten braces just to fix a few teeth that have gotten crooked after I has braces years ago, my fault for not wearing the retainer. Also, maybe cool scuplt. Cant afford it though, oh well.
Post # 10
@Ms. Flowers: Thank you for the link to that site, its definately helped calm my nerves a bit ready through some other stories
and @jenilynevette: i know what you mean…i have always been cursed with larger breasts, being a 34G i also cannot just go into a store and buy a bra and it sucks cause they are sooo much more expensive! and talk about back ache, shoulder ache and indentation and slouching! What makes it worse is im a dancer and cant even get the proper support i need…looking forward to the day i dont have to readjust every 10 seconds to be comfortable! Unfortunately i dont have private health insurance, so unless i wanted to go on a ten year waiting list it was coming out of my own pocket, but i totally think its worth it if it cures all the pain and gives me a better quality of life 🙂
Post # 11
@michellesandra: It really is horrible. It’s funny when I see girls who are like, ZOMG! I wish I had boobs like yours.
I’m just like. LOLOLOL! Yeah, you say that NOW. Until you are 25 and feel like you’re 40 from your back killing you!
Post # 12
Just an update…i had my surgery 3 days ago now and i feel FANTASTIC…i have minimal bruising in a yellow colour that is almost gone and next to no pain! i look and feel like a new woman. im in love with what my surgeon has done and cannot believe how well its gone!