Thursday, March 28, 2013

A pair of double D's does not a model make...

You know that plastic surgery I was talking about saving up for the other day?  Turns out there's no need.  If I go and tell a doctor that my crows feet are causing severe emotional distress and my wrinkles are plunging me into fits of depression, I can probably get a face lift on the public dime.

Or at least that's what I'm led to believe based on this article about a Yorkshire woman who convinced a doctor to let her get a boob job through the public health system by bursting into tears in his office and telling him that her A cups were ruining her life.

Yeah, I couldn't believe it either.

Now I'm a huge supporter of public health systems.  I believe that everyone should have access to medical assistance when they need it, regardless of whether they can pay.  And I know that sometimes cosmetic procedures are important if the person's quality of life is affected by certain aspects of their appearance.  But when some twenty two year old decides that she needs a boob job because she wants to be the next Katie Price (her words, not mine), I hardly think that fits under the definition of necessary medical attention!

Apparently this girl is so happy with the results of her surgery that she went out and got brown highlights in her hair, started collecting Louis Vuitton bags, and has bought herself one of those awful little yappy dogs that I'm always tempted to kick.  Oh yeah, she really sounds like she's got her priorities sorted.

She didn't even have the grace to keep up the appearance of it being purely about correcting what she claimed as a serious physical malformity!  Oh no, instead she just went on and on about how she was going to leave her two kids, aged five and two, with her parents so she can go to London and try to become a model.

Oh sweetheart ... if all it took to be a model was a pair of double D's, I'd be a model.  But I ain't, and it's unlikely you will be either.

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  1. I'd say she certainly needs to talk out her issues with a professional - but not the bra-filling issues so much as sincere responsibilities that she has -manically- lost any recollection of. That's horrifying truly.

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    1. It would definitely have been a better use of public money to send her to a psychologist.

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  2. Ruining her life, please. A-cup here, and I wouldn't change them for the world. So many things about that article that make my blood boil.

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    1. I'd say she has a rather skewed idea of what her priorities should be.

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  3. Nothing wrong with being an A-cup!

    Kate x
    Kate at Home

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    1. Absolutely not! In fact, it would probably have been much better for her to stay an A cup! As it is, she's well on her way to becoming the most vapid little airhead I've ever heard of.

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  4. Do you think I could get man-boob reduction surgery, on the grounds, they're unsightly and make me sad?

    ......of course, I could just stop eating cookies and that would probably do the same thing?

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    1. No Ken, keep the cookies and tell the doctor that the man boobs are ruining your life, ha ha ha.

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    2. Well you don't want to do something drastic like stopping eating cookies. Definitely get the surgery.

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  5. Must admit I haven't read about this nor will I but here we go again and don't get me started. Years from now she'll be complaining that the boobs needing a replacement due to wear n tear and any refusal will obviously ruin her life. This will also have to be free of course. Oh, and how about if it starts to leak, she'll need another free replacement and the list is endless.

    The doctor should have at least given her therapy options first . I mean, what is bad about an A cup?
    Why couldn't she hire a free personal shopper, who would take her round the shops to try on all those fancy uplifting bra's, avoiding the surgeons knife? Now is the right time for me to 'shut it'.
    Kelly you have a way of getting my 'goat up'.

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    1. What the doctor should have done is told her to get over herself and turfed her out of the office!

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  6. What a dodo--& the government paid for it--that makes them dodos, too!!

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    1. Yep, someone definitely dropped the ball on this one. It should never have been approved.

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  7. Wow. This is.. what is the right word? Just sad i guess. Actually, i'm very angry. I'm all for universal healthcare too..(i shouldn't get started on this here, i know.) We don't have it here in the US, which is a crime i think.. okay so that's all i'll say on that. But she needs her head examined.. and to pay the money back for those implants so someone who needs truly lifesaving surgery can actually have it. What a ?)(&%$#(*&% she is!!

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    1. It's definitely infuriating when people do this. It goes completely against the spirit of public health systems.

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  8. My friends sister tried this one on her doctor, said she was depressed because of her saggy boobsicles after having 3 children...thankfully the doctor saw through her and only offered to refer her to a private surgeon (not an NHS one, which her Daddy paid for in the end. Stories like this make me so cross, the NHS is struggling enough without people taking advantage of it.

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    1. At least some doctors have enough sense to not prescribe purely cosmetic surgery on the public bill!

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  9. WHAT?!?!?!?!?!?!? I cannot imagine this! This is blatantly taking advantage of the system!

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    1. And what cheek to then go and do an interview about it!

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    1. Yep, it makes you wonder about the people signing off on stuff like this, doesn't it.

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  11. Her boob job is affecting my quality of life. Will the NHS pay for the surgery to remove the image of her from my brain?

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    1. LOL! I just want to forget those eyebrows. Oh god, the eyebrows!

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  12. I do remember a story about a stripper who got a boob job through the public health system, but she was able to claim that having small ta-tas was affecting her work. That, that I can see. But claiming you need them to make you feel better? Yeah cry me a river.

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    1. A stripper using the job card ... hmm, it's an interesting one. I feel like there should be an argument against it, but I can't put my finger on it.

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  13. The real culprit here is not the silly and immature girl, but the idiotic doctor who approved it as therapeutically necessary so it could be paid for on the public dime.

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    1. Very true. That doctor ought to be raked over the coals.

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  14. I paid full price for mine! Never been happier either

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    1. Of course, I'm guessing you haven't decided that buying a tiny lap dog is a personality development though.

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  15. Wow, what a pathetic excuse for a human being. And really, anyone with natural double d's knows it really isn't that fun. Good luck finding a shirt that fits or a bra that costs less than $60. You know soon she'll be complaining she needs to go the chiropractor because her back hurts due to the new weight.

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    1. She'll definitely regret it the first time she tries to sleep on her front.

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  16. I'd love to say I'm shocked, but no... no I'm not.

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    1. I was, I was genuinely surprised that there was a doctor out there stupid enough to sign off on it.

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  17. Is there some way that you could sue her? I mean doesn't your tax money go to help fund the public health system? There's taxes in Australia right? Anyhoo, you should sue her for stealing your money.

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    1. LOL! Oh, she's British, not Australian. But if any of you British folk want to sue, I'm sure there's a lawyer out there somewhere who would jump at the chance.

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  18. Oh gosh let's hope Australia's public health system never gets that weak! It isn't already is it??? Our taxes are wasted on enough rubbish as it is! Grrr.

    Have a lovely and blessed Easter break Kellie. :)

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    1. Our system has its faults, but I don't think that would ever happen here.

      Happy Easter to you too! I hope the Easter Bunny is good to you!

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  19. OMyGosh Kellie, I can't relate. You have seen my personal posts right? I can't relate.

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  20. I read your post right before I had to be some where this morning and didn't have a chance to respond but I kept thinking about this delusional person all through a meeting I had to attend.

    Clearly she's bonkers. I hate that the tax payers paid for her boobs but also the fact she is so shallow. How can she look into a mirror and think she is on the same level as a super model? Boobs will not save her from herself. She is just a hot mess...a big boobed hot mess.

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    1. I expect it's a combination of youth and inexperience. Give her ten or fifteen years and she'll probably be seriously regretting it.

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  21. I can't comment on this one....nope.

    This is me being good =D

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  22. Wow. Her priorities are clearly out of alignment. Seems the cosmetic surgeon should have sent her for a psychiatric eval before doing the operation. Shall we bet on her suing him if the modeling career doesn't take off?

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    1. Ooh, I hadn't thought of that. I wonder if she will.

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  23. My fat butt is ruining my life!! Does this mean free Lipo!?! Score!!

    I.. Mean... Sob....

    Hugs!

    Valerie

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    1. You poor, suffering soul. You obviously need that surgery. Hell, lets throw in a face lift and a boob job while we're at it.

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  24. Egad! She looks like Groucho Marx and she's worrying about her boobs?!

    So I couldn't have an MRI scan because it cost the NHS too much money but they're willing to throw money at a woman who admits that she has never really had any trouble, or been bullied, for having small breasts. Makes sense.

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  25. Okay, I was going to pile on, but then I clicked the link. First off, it's the Sun, so I'm inclined to believe the article about as much as The Weekly World News stories about Bat Boy. Second, she would be more likely to convince me to buy her eyebrow implants. Third, I tried to look at it from a different perspective. She doesn't want to actually join the workforce, and I don't necessarily want her in the workforce either. I would contribute a few shekels to not have to deal with her in the inevitable retail job she's woefully qualified to occupy for the weeks it takes her to get fired. If stuffing silicone in some complete idiot's chest cavity saves hundreds if not thousands of people massive amounts of frustration, then I think we all came out on top.

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    1. Well that's a fair point. If its a choice between her getting a boob job and becoming a model or her going to school and becoming a doctor, I say give her the biggest boobs you can!

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  26. My thighs rub together when I run! You think the system will pay to fix that??? :)

    *fingers crossed! ;)

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    1. Sounds serious to me. We'd better push you to the top of the list. Those people waiting for scans and the like can hold off a little longer, I'm sure.

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  27. I'd probably get crucified for admitting this but as I've grown older I've been finding larger breasts somewhat unattractive.

    Seriously, anything larger than a C makes me feel uncomfortable.

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    1. If it's any consolation, my double d's sometimes make me uncomfortable. It's hell sleeping on my front.

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  28. And you're a Huge Supporter! Just what she needs now!

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  29. Haha there are some weird people out there!

    Life of Ally

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  30. It's too bad they dont publicly fund brain implants...because thats what she really needed.

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  31. Sweet Jesus I clicked through the link just out of curiosity and... that girl has a face like a clown. Good luck becoming a model, lady. And don't forget to cry and whine in 30 years when those basketballs strapped to your chest start bouncing off your knees.

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    1. Yep, those eyebrows are enough to send the bravest person running for the hills.

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  32. I can't make up mind whether this is funny or sad. I think it might be both. Terrible.

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    1. Oh, it's definitely both. It's terribly funny or funnily terrible, one of the two.

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  33. Okay, I have A cups but I deal with my tiny boobs. Sheesh.

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    1. I wonder if there was a sudden run on the doctor's surgeries of people with flat chests asking for referrals. I'd imagine so.

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  34. Lol! And what A Beer said above.

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  35. Hah! I once rushed to the emergency section of the hospital thinking I was having a heart attack but they put me in the queue with 100 other people!
    Can you imagine if I had a real attack? ? I left to a private hospital n it was just a bad case of heart burn.

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    1. Yeah, it's awful when a boob job is a priority, but someone with heart complaints is put in a queue.

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  36. Crap...another opportunity missed! And to think about all of the time I've spent complaining about my girls.

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    1. You should get down to the doctor ASAP before everyone else works out they're giving away boob jobs!

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  37. Take comfort in that every other person who read that article hates her, too. And you could totally be a model. Role model, if nothing else, huh?

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    1. LOL! Oh I could be a role model ... just not a very good one ;D

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  38. I don't even get that, most models have small boobs! Unless she is wanting to be a Playboy "model"? I would feel bad for her kids, except that maybe they're better off with her parents. Ugh, people! And what a dumb ass doctor!

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    1. I thought that too when I read she wanted to be a model. Aren't they all flat chested? But then I realised she wanted to be like Katie Price.

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  39. Yet we have military spouses being denied reconstructive surgery following a double mastectomy because it's "purely cosmetic".

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    1. That's just awful! Breast reconstruction is valid, breast augmentation definitely isn't.

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