"Plastic Surgery? Of Course Not!" 13 Fabulous Excuses

EliseR on 7 Apr 2012 at 7:00am

When opting for plastic surgery, many people choose to keep it on the down-low. Do you need an excuse to use during your healing process? Here are some classics (and some creatives):

Excuses to cover up plastic surgery

 

"I did too many push-ups; my chest is so sore."

"These new birth control pills are making the girls so tender, but on the plus side they've grown at least a cup size!"
 

 

 

Excuses to cover up plastic surgery

 

"I had corrective jaw surgery for my underbite- it was causing abnormal wear on my teeth."    (*cough* Bristol Palin *cough*)

"I had an allergic reaction to a bee sting on my jaw!"
 

 

 

Excuses to cover up plastic surgery

 

"I just got back from vacation, I feel so rested... but a little puffy from all the junk food."

"I was hit by a racquet while playing racquetball!"
 

 

 

Excuses to cover up plastic surgery


"I just had a rough bout with the stomach flu."

"My cousin talked me into this juice fast... pounds are dropping left and right but it makes me too tired to participate in any strenuous activities."
 


 

Excuses to cover up plastic surgery

 

"I had a deviated septum repaired."

"I took a basketball to the face and broke my nose, thank goodness for reconstructive surgery!"
 

 

 

Excuses to cover up plastic surgery

 

"I had a hernia repaired."

"I fell off my horse... everything hurts!"

 

 

 

 

Have you used or heard of any creative excuses to cover plastic surgery?
 

Photo credits : Kimrose... on Flickr (teaser); Dr. Mary Lee PetersDr. Philip YoungDr. Daniel ShapiroDr. Michael LawDr. William PortueseDr. Tom J. Pousti

Comments (8)

Haha good one! Yes, ruptured triceps from stubbornly participating in the advanced yoga class...
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Any excuses for brachioplasty/arm lift scars? Major car crash? I don't think anybody can get away with that one, lol...
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Hmmm.... pulled your triceps in some tough yoga positions and needed surgery?

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Lol I wreaked my car, so I told people, exactly that. If someone peaced me together on this website. I would be MORTIFIED LOL.
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Recycling: from the Funny Tax Article on this site: Facial Fat Grafting is a form of Recycling, thereby making it a "green" positive move (I had it done; but am not green in the face)
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I really do have a hernia!
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Really, that's the best for lipo? I said I had stomach surgery since I had to be back at work 5 day later and was in pain. No questions asked, and it's technically the truth.
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I like that one -- especially since it is technically the truth. 

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