5 Years Later: How I feel about my breasts after my reduction

5 Years Later: How I feel about my breasts after my reduction

It's now been five years since my breast reduction and let me tell you: I still love them. I feel the same about them today as I did five years ago, which is pure joy. I admire them everyday, honestly. I admire them before I put on my bra. I admire them when I am [...]

My Behavioral and Psychological Changes After My Breast Reduction

My Behavioral and Psychological Changes After My Breast Reduction

Like so many women with large breasts I always felt like people saw them first, and me, if at all, second. I had so much internalized hate towards my breasts because I felt like they prevented me from being me, from being seen as the intelligent and competent person I am, and from feeling respected as a human and not an object.

Things I Didn’t Ask My Breast Reduction Surgeon That I Should Have, But Didn’t Know To

Things I Didn’t Ask My Breast Reduction Surgeon That I Should Have, But Didn’t Know To

Ask your surgeon and doctor about the things you care about, and don't let yourself get to a point where you are so desperate anything is good enough for you. Ask questions and if you don't like the answers, it's okay to talk to other surgeons covered by your insurance. You are going to a surgeon for a very important medical service, if they aren't satisfying your needs and concerns, find someone who will. Know as much as you can about your surgery as possible. Knowledge, in this sense, can only hep you in your breast reduction process and give you agency.

Why I’m Not Afraid of Talking About My Breast Reduction Publicly

Why I’m Not Afraid of Talking About My Breast Reduction Publicly

As I have said in my many posts about my breast reduction, I think it's important for me to talk about it. In fact, I think it's one of the most important things I am doing right now. I have stated in the past that I struggled to find good information and content on breast [...]

5 Things That Changed After My Breast Reduction

5 Things That Changed After My Breast Reduction

A lot of things change after an invasive surgery. In the case of cosmetic surgery, the change is outwardly noticeable. If this is your first time reading about my breast reduction, I have a post outlining my experience here and a collaboration with a friend discussing the process I went through. There were some changes [...]

Breast Reduction: Fear, Excitement, and the Process

Breast Reduction: Fear, Excitement, and the Process

My friend Shelby and I collaborated on this blog when it was originally posted on our original blogs. Since this is moved content, it will not contain links to the original blogs. Plastic surgery is either a topic readily embraced or shunned because of the word “plastic” and society’s association with cosmetic procedures with “Botched,” [...]

My Breast Reduction

My Breast Reduction

This picture was taken the night of my senior prom in 2014. My dress was "put together" with a corset from Frederick's of Hollywood and mom made the tulle skirt. Shopping for formal wear was pretty much impossible, just like shopping for everything else. A lot has changed since 2014. Lets dive into this: I [...]