The Bridesmaid Dress That Changed My Breasts

It was a powder blue strapless crepe bridesmaid dress that was the final straw. When my sister-in-law emailed me a link to the dress I was to wear to my brother’s wedding, I sat in front of my computer and wept for roughly twenty minutes. I called my mom crying, and she said I was […]

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A Letter to My 16-Year-Old Self About Breasts

Dear E, Surprised to hear from your 60-year-old self? After several decades of boob ownership, I thought it might be useful to share some advice about breasts. We have them in common, but I don’t feel the same way about them as I did at your age. Bras aren’t everything. You can’t measure your breast self-worth […]

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What No One Tells You About Boob Jobs

Today’s boob job is about more than buying breast implants. The term is also used to refer to breast lifts, reductions, or a combination lift and augmentation with implants. It depends on the breast results you have in mind. Women who lose breast volume after multiple pregnancies or rapid weight loss will replace it with implants. […]

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Breast Lift Surgery Surprises

Its been nearly 10 years since my cosmetic breast lift surgery. I had been working out in the gym regularly. I lost weight and found I could tone and firm any part of my body—except my post-pregnancy boobs. I decided to have breast lift surgery (or mastopexy) in early 2005 to restore them to their […]

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