I am 5'9" with a large frame and weighed 236 prior to my tummy tuck with muscle repair and lipo on hips and bra line. I have struggled with my weight my entire life but my quest for a tummy tuck began about 12 years ago after giving birth via C section to a nearly 11 lb baby. In the next few years I managed to lose the 50 lbs I gained during pregnancy plus 50 more. Despite maintaining this... more
16 days and counting! I'm scheduled for abdominoplasty December 5th at 9 am. I can't wait! I never thought I'd be excited over having surgery but I am! I've wanted one for years, after I lost about 75 pounds. I was thin as a kid and young adult, but after I had my son who weighed 9 and a half pounds I kept slowly gaining weight. I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and placed on medication. It... more
I am a 24 years old & after losing just over 9stones in weight I have decided to have a tummytuck! I carry all the loose skin on my tummy and it disgusts me:( surgery is scheduled for 21s May, I am so excited, but terrified at the same time. I know this is what I want to do & I dont want my hideous tummy holding me back my whole life! Id love to speak with someone who has has this done... more
I'm a large woman... Always have been. I got tired of having fat rolls under my breasts. I love the look that I have now, but the healing - not so much. I have an infection and tunneling in my belly. I have an ugly place on one breast. Doc isn't worried and he and staff are great. When I think I'm gonna die, he is always willing to tell me it's gonna be okay.
I think that... more
After numerous years of intensive abdominal exercises, I concluded the only way to rid my body of the excessive skin and stubborn fat in the area below my belly button was to have a tummy tuck.I had my tummy tuck on June 17 and less than 1 week post-op I'm feeling fine. Of course there is a little soreness and nausea when I'm standing, but for the most part I'm okay. Following my doctor's... more