This is a story of 3 different men with 3 separate lives who share a common emotional secret -Living with Gynecomastia.
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Coping with Gynecomastia Surgery Male: The day of the surgery was the most scary. I didn’t know what to expect. I have a friend with me. He was my support and showed what if there's a glitch because I have those kinds of fears that I don’t know. I called my buddy a couple of hours after the surgery and I said “men, this is a friend that I honestly gone flat” but the nurse that told that she didn’t yeah. It was very flat. And so, as he went off her worry and I said “look I'm totally don’t flat” and I started crying to this guy and so. Weeks later after they have taken off the bandages, I was totally impressed. There was a huge difference that I can actually sit and wow, wow. This isn't me. Over one completion of this whole surgery and I said “whatever happens, it’s got to be better than what it was” and so as the result of that, I feel better, a little better. There's some steam and self-worthy comes along with completion of the surgery. You did a great job. At 49 years old, I'm like a kid overall again. So its feels like a second childhood, a childhood that nobody can tease me about that—freedom feels like—It’s like I've been in a, I've been chocked up in an area with an elastic bandage of to be able to walk in the street and I was like the bandage has been loosened. I can finally walk around on 100 over the heat of the heat. I love heat today. I'm love going into the swimming pool. I like jumping into the pool and just being myself. Male: I'm going to give a picture of you before and after. What it’s like looking at you before and now? Male: Well, this is the severe pieces. Especially half of the weight gain. But, it was somewhat I like this even when I was cut and chiseled. There's always some protrusion. Male: You’ve never really see the work that you fit out of your chest? Male: No, not at all. Male: And so, if you can say something to that person, what would you say to him now? Male: You know it was alright anyway. It was alright anyway that God doesn’t make any junk in that. Even today as the results of those years and not really expressing myself to God of what I didn’t like about me. I'm still in processing so. I would tell this person that, are you alright, you were okay and that all we needed to do is take some risk and find that we weren’t that suffered from that condition, and so it wasted a lot of years, wasted a lot of years and shame. And Shame base think thoughts and thank you. Male: Your thanked were to about Shame. The Shame is the big issue for men. Male: So the Shame of not being able to go out in public to where I taint up, to go into the swimming pool, to hangout at the beach because of the fact that I was afraid of what the comments would be like. And so, I was able to go out and I would never see those people again afraid of what the comments will be there. And why was I, I wanted to have all the fatty tissues around my—come back and be like him and so, I was always that mine said ha? And when I was cut, I’d like to be like that person and show today what's the different as that becoming to be okay with myself. On the day that’s containing to get in embarrassing, I love you man because it’s a learned. I'm just unlearning some learn behaviors that make things such. Male: So what I’m hearing is there’s a real compassion for this kind. Male: He’s a good guy. Good guy and all his feelings we’re always babbled up. He babbled up and you never know. Male: And it’s amazing how simply making that one change has given such license to be alive Male: Where it gives a little bit of life. Male: Yeah, to a seemingly hopeless situation. Male: It’s a total difference. Total that—my God theirs a total difference, it sure is. Male: I want you to see both at the same time. So it doesn’t get where you were, where you are. Male: And so what brings up for me is what will it — had been like been normal, life is good. Male: Yesterday. Male: Jerome has a remarkable experience; it’s been nothing short of life transformative for h