The decision to undergo breast reduction surgery has been a very long journey for me. Since I was a teenager I’ve known I would eventually have the surgery but have always wanted to breastfeed, I was told to wait till I’d had all my children first. Ironically, mostly by people who weren’t plastic surgeons.
We are well and truly working our way through lockdown round 2 and I think at this point we are all feeling the same way. We can see the light at the end of the tunnel, only just, but it’s there. On the one hand, the continual stress of COVID can be overwhelming at times, to say the least, but on the other hand, we are all getting damn good at this working from home business!
When I was young, I always envied my mother’s full bust. She kept it as hidden away as she possibly could, but there was no denying what was sitting there on her chest. I hoped and prayed that I’d grow a pair myself as I got older.
Women shouldn’t be defined by their breasts or feel judged and conflicted about having a health procedure that is about self-improvement and not vanity. Brava is centred around big breasts but our values of being supportive and respectful of women are what drives us. This decision is about women deciding to be happier, healthier and positive about their own bodies. At...