I love discussing this subject as everyone has different opinions and reasons behind them! Its always interesting and for the most part, it can be quite funny to find out what people would get / have had / would never get.
So, I’ll show you mine if you show me yours! Not literally haha, but you know what I mean.
I am all for it! Definitely! But, I do think there are limits. Look at Heidi Montag... she has went way too far. So maybe surgery in moderation is what I am for?!
I am now at the ripe old age of 25, and my 25 year old self has a different image of ‘beauty’ than my 18 year old self did.
If I was rich at 18, without a shadow of a doubt, I would have had a boob enlargement, a nose job and liposuction. In fact, I would have gave an arm and a leg for those things. Here is why:
My boob enlargement:
Well, shit. I don’t know where that came from. I have always been a busty girl (for the record I'm a 34E / 34 F) and these bad boys came way before every other girl at school had any. I have always struggled to find pretty little bras, and when I do they cost me a fortune. So I have no idea why I wanted them bigger. Young and dumb I suppose? Not that 18 year olds are dumb, but my 18 year old self definitely was haha! Now, unless I dropped a massive amount of weight, I wouldn’t get them bigger. I get a lot of back pain already so bigger still would be mental. Also, I’d be scared about the fact that they need re-done every ten or so years.
However, I have came to terms with the fact that I will get my chest done at some point. If they get any bigger, I would think about a reduction because I don’t think my back could hold out. If they don’t get bigger, I will definitely get an uplift when I’m older. I don’t want them hitting off my knees! I want to love my boobs no matter what age I am and I cant do that if I need to tuck them into my trousers…
So yes, joking aside, when I get older and gravity sets in I will be getting something done to them.
I still dislike my nose. It isn’t massive or anything but I have the same nose as most of the girls on my mothers side, and most of my cousins hate it too. I don’t think I would ever get it done as the operation looks so brutal. I do want it, I just don't know if I will get it. Maybe though, who knows!
If I ever had a few children and my tummy didn’t snap back I’d think about a tummy tuck. It is another procedure that looks brutal but still, I'd think about it.
I think that is about it… Oh and botox. I will get botox. I don't wrinkles!
If my dad read this, he would KILL me. He is very against surgery for vanity reasons. So is my mum, but I think I could talk her round… Especially if I said my boobs were hurting my back because she knows this anyway. But, I know if something went wrong they would think I only had myself to blame. And its true.
There is a lot of risks that can go along with surgery and each procedure has it's own list of risks, every silver lining has a cloud right?
Last week I read about a Russian girl the same age as me, who had a secret breast enlargement and died on the operating table. She left behind a bewildered boyfriend and toddler. Madness. My heart breaks for all 3 of them. I think my family would be forever angry with me if anything bad happened to me on the operating table. So, surgery is not something I would go into lightly.
When the time comes, I would research everything possible and try to make the best judgement I could.
Saying that, I know many people who have had surgery and it has been a success. One friend has had a breast reduction and another has had a nose job after he broke it. Both were successful and they are glad they got it done. I think this is my main argument for surgery, if you feel better and more confident after it then I am all for it.
I think too many people rush into it these days though, as it is so readily available. General anesthetic terrifies me so I know it would take me a long time to come to a decision when I feel my body needs it - wanting surgery is one thing but getting surgery is another.
I am just so glad I was poor when I was a teenager!
What do you think?