I'm very disappointed in my ftt... My surgeon said that he mentioned to me that he wouldn't be able to pull my belly button down..and I don't recall him saying that to me. After I got out of surgery...he said everything went well but didn't mention that he wasn't able to pull my belly button all the way down..till I discovered it two days after my tt was done. I was very disappointed when I... more
My surgery is Thursday 3/26/15. I'm Feeling excited but super nervous! I had my blood work done today. I call the hospital Wednesday evening to get my surgery time.
I have always been over weight and big in the stomach area. I have lost 110lbs in thIs last year and half thanks to VSG (sleeve). Now I'm just left with saggy hanging stomache. I can't wait to see then end result. Maybe if I feel... more
After having 4 kids (1) set of twins and a complete hysterectomy earlier this year I was SO ready to spoil myself. After discussing it with the husband and finally convincing him I went ahead and scheduled the consultation and from there the process started rolling into place thanks to GOD I am 19 days POST OP today and I can't be happier already with my results. Yes I am still swollen but I... more
I have a tummy tuck surgery date of oct 20, 2014. So very excited! I was 19 when I had my first baby and she paved the way for the other two later, stretching out my tummy beyond what it could handle and gave me my stretch marks. They have bothered me since. I have wanted a TT forever. Finally doing it. I'll be doing research on this site and looking at before and after pics. My consultation... more
I had gastric bypass 9 years ago and have been thinking about a tummy tuck for the last 5 years. I kept putting it off until I lost all the weight I planned to lose. Well that hasn't happened I am still 20 pounds from goal. After much research my insurance would only cover a pananectomy and since I need a full tummy tuck and then some we decided to pay for the procedure on our own.
I had my... more
Hi, Im 33 years old, I am a Mother with 2 amazing kids who are 4 and 6. I have always been active and fit. I am 5'7 I have never been super thin, but I was always in pretty good shape. I never had to worry about my stomach or the clothes I wore until I had kids. I kept thinking with enough diet and exercise I would eventually get my toned stomach back, but no such luck. I have been wanting a... more
I cannot tell you how nervous I am about tomorrow. I have wanted to do a TT for years but finally decided to do it. My emotional struggle is with the vanity of it, and feeling selfish. I have one kid I just got through college. Another one attending college and a 13 year old. Financially I can afford it, but I keep thinking... I could have taken the family on a great trip.
I also keep... more
I am 5" 2" and weight 150 pounds. Hopefully I will lose a few before surgery.I have known that I wanted a tummy tuck since I was pregnant with my twins. I carried them to 39 weeks and 4 days and they weighed 7.3 and 6.14, so I was huge! They just turned two. I had an umbilical hernia repair done 3 months after I delivered them via c-section (my 4 year old was a c-section too). A large mesh was... more
My motivation to having the tummy tuck was to get rid of all the extra skin I had after losing 120 lbs & keeping it off for 6yrs. The pros to having my tummy tuck has been my new found confidence. My clothes fit better now that I don't have to buy a size bigger to accommodate my extra skin. The cons to having this procedure is like any other surgery, pain, recovery, infection & the... more
Hello all. I am a 35 year old mother of three. I am 5'2" and about 120-123 pounds, depending on the day. I was 105 pounds before children and the multiple pregnancies destroyed my stomach and figure. I now have a small pooch and hanging skin on the lower abdomen and stretch marks from belly button down. Also have puckering around the belly button. When I look in the mirror, I feel... more
Probably the same as everyone else here, kids stretched the belly beyond repair. 3 kids, ages 11, 9 and 18mo. I had pre-eclampsia with all 3 which cause SIGNIFICANT weight gain mainly due to the excess fluids. I dropped a lot of it after pregnancies but this last post-baby fat has been much more difficult and stubborn than the other two. (I was 18/20 yrs old with the others and 28 with the new... more
I did it because my stomach was large and not satisfied after 4 pregnancies. So after years of exercise I finally decided to have the tummy tuck.The pros are your tummy feels a bit tighter. Cons its painful, down time quite long, and not too thrilled about resultsDoes anyone else have this problem? more