How do you deal with cosmetic surgery (breast reduction, breast enlargement, nose jobs, etc) at the office? What do you tell coworkers? Reader D wonders…
I have a question about dealing with a very sensitive issue at work. I will be having breast reduction surgery at the end of the summer and don’t know how to deal with questions from my coworkers. I will be out of the office for a week and will look noticeably different when I return. The surgery itself doesn’t concern me, I’m actually very excited about it, but the thought of answering all those prying questions, or just dealing with people’s observations, is making me very anxious. I would love to hear people’s thoughts on this one.
Congrats on your upcoming surgery, D — may it be everything you want it to be, both in terms of pain reduction, lifestyle, and appearance. As a fellow, ahem, curvy girl myself, I feel your pain. I’m curious to hear what readers say about this one, but a few thoughts:
- Grow a thick skin regarding your coworkers. (Put another way: F’em.) [Read more…]