Yes yes! Got my stitches out yesterday. It wasn't a bad experience considering I am still numb in that particular area. It was just scary because in the past 10 days, I haven't seen anything bloody in relation to my chest. While removing, it began to bleed. Not a lot but enough for him to… Continue reading Stitches out!
I have an appointment today to get the sutures out. I think the wound is ready LOL From there, it's straight on till I can go back to my usual physical activities...hopefully. I am regaining sensation on my areola. Whenever I clean and put ointment, I can definitely feel something. Every now and then, a… Continue reading 9 Days Post Op
Sure your chest is flat. By now, your range of motion has improved loads and the bruises are now yellowish-red rather than purple-red. But for the next 4 to 6 weeks, you still have to bind your chest, ideally 24/7 except when bathing. WHY? The removal of the breast tissue, glands and fat creates a… Continue reading Reality Check # 1
I decided to this post because there are things that have surprised me especially with recovery that I wasn't expecting to happen. Plus I'm bored. LOL I will be posting de-saturated pictures to lessen their graphic nature. So again, I am 6 days post op. I got the drains out last Monday (4 days post… Continue reading Almost 1 week post op..
I think it is high time for me to recall what I have done to prepare for the day. This is going to be a random list. Just gonna go with what I remember. 6 MONTHS TO 1 YEAR BEFORE SURGERY - Plan a date. I found it easier to stick with everything else with… Continue reading Preparing for Surgery
Remember I kept on saying Tuesday? Well it got moved a day early. I texted my surgeon over the weekend to note that there is almost zero drainage going on and what used to be a painless recovery is now having a bit of throbbing. The suction is creating pressure on the area and it… Continue reading The Revelation!!
Most, if not all, FTMs always dream of a perfect chest. Nothing beats running shirtless, feeling the wind whip on your skin. In that moment, you forget boundaries and feel like you can conquer the world. When we snap back to reality, we realize that it is easy to say you want the "twins" out..but… Continue reading The Best Type Of Surgery for You