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HELP?CONTRIBUTIONS?SUPPORT?SPONSOR?THIS IS MY STORY...

Dr. Hochstein answers your questions on breast augmentation, and all other breast surgeries including breast lifts, and breast reduction. Dr. Hochstein also specializes in tummy tucks.

HELP?CONTRIBUTIONS?SUPPORT?SPONSOR?THIS IS MY STORY...

Postby BEAUTIFULDISASTER » Thu Feb 26, 2009 3:01 pm

FIRST OFF MY NAME IS JESSICA, I AM 21 YEARS OLD HAPPILY MARRIED COLLEGE EDUCATED MOMMY OF TWO BEAUTIFUL BOYS...AGES 3 & 2 MONTHS... ALTHOUGH SOME MAY THINK THIS SOUNDS LIKE THE START OF YOUR FAVORITE FAIRY TALE...LET ME SHED SOME LIGHT ON MY STRUGGLES WITH MY PHYSICAL APPEARANCE AS THE YEARS HAVE PROGRESSED... AS I SHARE MY STORY I ASK THAT YOU REMAIN OPEN MINDED & NON-HYPOCRITCAL... THIS IS MY DAY TO DAY BATTLE WITH THE MIRROR & ONLY I CAN PERSONALLY JUDGE MYSELF...
SADLY EVEN AS TEENAGER I STRUGLLED EVERYDAY WITH THE IMAGE OF MY PHYSICAL FEATURES... PPL TEASED AND CALLED ME "MILK DUDS" AND "ITTY BITTY'S" BUT I MATURED AND LIVED WITH THE BODY GOD HAD BLESSED ME WITH, I FINALLY BECAME COMFORTABLE IN MY OWN SKIN WHEN REALITY STRUCK & CAME TO TERMS WITH "WORKING WITH WHAT I HAD"... I BECAME OBSESSED WITH MY SELF IMAGE, FASTING/DIETING WHEN I DIDNT NEED TO... EXCERCISING MY HEART OUT, I BECAME THE MEMBER OF MY HIGHSHOOL CHEERLEADING TEAM, WOULD RUN "TRACK" JUST FOR FUN, FINALLY GOT THE COURAGE TO SHOW OFF WHAT I HAD WORKED SO HARD FOR & STILL DIDN'T FEEL LIKE MY BODY GAVE IT ANY JUSTICE... FINALLY I MATURED, MY PRIORITIES & OUTLOOK ON LIFE CHANGED...
CHAPTER ONE: FALLING IN LOVE <3
I MET THIS GUY WHO ULTIMATLEY BLEW MY MIND, HE LOVED ME FOR ME AND MADE ME FEEL LIKE I COULD LET MY HAIR DOWN, EAT WHAT I WANTED, DIDNT JUDGE ME OR RIDICULE ME... I WAS BEAUTIFUL JUST THE WAY I WAS... THEN BOOOOOM I WAS SEVENTEEN AND MY STOMACH GROWING BY THE DAY, MY BREAST BECAME TO ENLARGE AND WE ALL KNOW THE STORY FROM HERE...HE AND I HAD CONCEIVED A CHILD... I WAS HAPPY AND SAD ALL AT ONCE, AS MY FRIENDS WERE WEARING BIKINI'S & ENJOYING THERE FIRST SUMMER OUT OF HIGHSCHOOL, LUCKY ME... I WA SEARCHING FOR MATERNITY CLOTHES & BREAST PUMPS DESPITE MY BATTLE WITH MY NEW "MOMMY ALTERATIONS" I WAS HAPPY & LOOKED FORWARD TO THE FUTURE... (I JUST DIDN'T KNOW MY FIRST BORN, THE LOVE MY LIFE, LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT WOULD LEAVE ME "MOMMY MARKED" WITH LOTS OF DISGUSTING STRETCH MARKS, A GUT I COULD NOT GET RID OF, & EVEN MY LIL BREASTS HAD ENLARGED A BIT BUT BEGAN TO "FALL"...EHHHH THE JOYS OF MOTHERHOOD". NOW DONT THINK FOR A SECOND THAT I REGRET MY CHOICE TO GIVE BIRTH BECAUSE I NEVER EVEN EVEN THOUGHT TWICE ABOUT IT, AND WOULD NEVER IN A MILLION YEARS TAKE IT BACK... THERE AFTER MY MARRIAGE WENT THRU THE USUAL TRIBULATIONS, UPS, DOWNS & INBETWEEN... I LOST WEIGHT BUT STILL HAD SOME EXTRA SKIN HERE, AND DROOPINESS THERE...CLOTHES ON...PERFECTION, BUT CLOTHES OFF...OOOOH WHAT A BEAUTIFUL DISASTER!!!
HERES THE PROBLEM... MY CLOTHES NEVER FIT RIGHT, I ALWAYS HAVE TO BUY MY SHIRTS EXTRA BAGGY,OR EXTRA LONG....MY PANTS ARE ALWAYS SITTING HIGH TRYING TO HIDE MY LOVE HANDELS, AND OFCOURSE MY CLEAVAGE IS SOOOOO NOT SEXY... DO I EVEN HAVE CLEAVAGE ANYMORE??QUESTIONABLE?WHAT USTA BE PERKY & VIBRANT ARE NOW A DEPRESSING DROOP HIDDEN BY PUSH UP & WATER BRA'S THAT ARE SUPPOSE TO EMPHASIZE... I DISAGREE... SO NOW AFTER TWO PREGNANCY'S THE EXTRA SKIN, AND DROOPINESS... I HAVE BECOME ACCUSTOMED TO... ITS TAKEN A TOLL ON MY SELF ESTEEM, MY NEED TO BRING SEXY BACK, AND LASTLY THE "BLAH" TO THIS BODY I AM TRAPPED IN... MY ISSUE IS... FINANCIALLY I AM UNABLE TO PURSUE BREAST ENHANCEMENT SURGERY TO IMPROVE MY SELF CONFIDENCE. I HOPE THAT ONE DAY SOMEONE OUT THERE WILL HEAR MY STORY AND UNDERSTAND, IM SICK OF THE BATTLE WITH THE MIRROR AND THE NEED TO FEEL YOUNG AGAIN ALTHOUGH I AM ONLY 21...I FEEL TWICE THAT AND HAVN'T BEEN ABLE TO ENJOY MY "PRIME" YEARS NOR YOUTH... MY DREAM OF ONE DAY UNDERGOING PLASTIC SURGERY TO BOOST MY EGO... IS MOST LIKELY OUT OF REACH,BUT A GIRL CAN DREAM CANT SHE? SOME JUST DONT UNDERSTAND, IT MAY NOT BE NECESSITY AND IT MAY BE A LIFE CHOICE TO GET BREAST IMPLANTS, SOME EVEN DEBATE ABOUT SELFISHNESS, BUT IS IT SELFISH TO WANT TO FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH MYSELF, IF FOR NO OTHER REASON...I JUST WANT TO LOVE ME AGAIN... IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, OR SUGGESTIONS...IM OPEN. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SPONSOR, CONTRIBUTE OR SUPPORT ME, BLESS UR HEART! IF IN ANY CASE YOU KNOW OF ANY WAY THAT MAY BE OF HELP IN ASSISTING ME WITH MY FINANCIAL SITUATION FOR THE PLASTIC SURGERY... PLEASE FEEL FREE TO EXPRESS SUGGESTIONS! AS A MOM, TEACHER, WIFE, & FRIEND I APPRECIATE ANY HELP IN MY AID TO FEEL "COMPLETE" AS A WOMEN AGAIN... THANKS FOR YOUR TIME & COOPERATION! I HOPE MY STORY WILL INSPIRE ANOTHER WOMEN,MOM,WIFE,SISTER,DAUGHTER...TO STAND UP, LET GO...AND DREAM... BREAST IMPLANTS MAY SEEM NOT IMPORTANT, BUT TOO ME... THEY WILL HELP ME, FEEL SEXY,AGAIN....
<3 BEAUTIFUL DISASTER <3 "MOM IN NEED OF NEW PARTS, HELP IM FALLING APART"!
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Postby Dr.Hochstein » Tue Mar 03, 2009 9:58 pm

I certainly appreciate how you feel. There is no question that women recieve a great deal of confidence by reconstructing their breasts to their pre pregnancy look and size enhancement. Unfortunately, it is still considered a purely cosmetic operation with little support financially. I have performed free surgery for patients who have been victims of cancer and burn trauma but there is little I can suggest for your situation.
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Postby sha9830 » Sat Aug 15, 2009 4:21 pm

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Postby dmollin » Thu Sep 03, 2009 1:38 pm

Uhm, not to be insensitive but you're 21 and you've been obsessed with your body for your whole life (as young as you are). Maybe that's the bigger problem. Good to find a man who accepts you as you are, but it shouldn't take finding a man to love yourself. As they say, "It's an inside job."

I'd work on loving yourself before going under the knife because implants aren't magical. They can't change a fundamental lack of self love.

Best of luck.
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