I was 18 years old when I had my first set of twins, and then I had my second set just last year (2013) when I was 36. In the 18 years between pregnancies, I solidified in my mind that I was going to have a mommy makeover. Since I was divorced from my first marriage, I wasn't sure about whether or not I was going to have more babies--but I certainly was open to it (depending on whether or not... more
Unfortunately, by the time I had discovered this site I hadn't felt as I comfortable as I do today, so you won't see any post ops of my body, but I was not by any means a small lady. I have had three kids and one alone takes it's toll.
With my first pregnancy I had gained 100lbs(literally ate for two, or three lol) I, however, managed to lose it in one year and went back down to 120lbs.
I finally have booked my TT/BL surgery and have paid the deposit!!!! I have been dealing with loose, wrinkly stretch-marked skin for over a decade now :( These stretch marks are on my belly AND my boobs :( Clothes have not fit right since my first son was born. I am always trying to suck my belly in and am so self-conscious about the skin. My waist just always looks "thick".
I find that the... more
My date is set and I'm all paid up. Feeling excited and scared. Hoping I made the right decision with my PS. He's nice and knowledgeable with great bed side manner. I did a lot of research so much so that I almost scared myself out of having the surgery. LOL. I had about 6 consultations and I narrowed it down to 2 PS before going deciding to go with Dr. Struck. Part of the reason, why I chose... more
Hello ladies. I've bee on this site for a couple of weeks now reading about you're experiences ...I've been thinking about getting breast augmentation for the longest time, but I never really acted on it until my sister in law told me about Dr.Struck I went to see him and he made me feel very comfortable but I wanted to see other options so I went to see 2 other Drs. And I decided to go with... more
Hello Realself fam ! Getting ready for Mommy Make over! Its been a roller coaster for the passed few weeks not really knowing what size Implants to get!! And if I wanted a lift or not. A week ago decide that a lift would be best with implants.Everthing that I'm getting is Bilateral Breast augmentation with Silicone gel implants & lift, abdominoplasty with extended Liposuction…. Turns out... more
My surgery is scheduled for May 7, 2014 at 7.30 am. My husband has yet to come to terms with my decision to have a TT, BA & lipo. Although my daughter is on board and extremely supportive. Im 5.3, 125 - 130 lbs and it's been hell trying to maintain my weight around 115 - 120. I'm an avid exerciser, but cannot do anything about the 2 & 3rd stomach rolls. OMG, it's so disgusting.
Finally it... more
I just turned 41 and told myself that I would decide to do a Mommy Makeover in my early 40's. With my upcoming paid sabbatical giving me 5 weeks off, I decided it was now or never.
I had consultations with 2 local plastic surgeons and dozens of conversations with fellow girlfriends who had undergone the Tummy Tuck procedure. It was after those various conversations and professional... more
I'm going to have a full tummy tuck and 330cc high profile gummy bear implants. The Natrelle 410. I"m 5'3" and 125 lbs. I have 2 children 9 and 13.
I have been stalking this site for 2 months now. I pulled the trigger and paid my surgeon in full. So there's no turning back. My surgery is only a week and a half away. I've told the people close to me what I'm having done since I'm going to... more
I'm a 42-year old mother of four boys. Married over 20 years, and divorced a year ago. Most of my life was spent ensuring my boys and ex husband was taken care of. Well, it is my time now.
On 7/26 I'm having a full TT, BL (no augmentation) and lipo on flanks, inner and outer thighs. I can hardly wait! I have read hundreds of postings from women who say it was the best choice, and they'd do it... more
I am just starting my journey...I want to thank everyone in advance...I have been poking around on the site for about a week...and it is wonderfully informative and supportive. Awesome.
A little about me. I will be "50" in December. I know a lot of women on the site are between early twenties and early forties..and are much younger than me...some have recently had their babies... So it... more
I've thinking about a mommy makeover for years now. I have two kids (15 & 3 year old), but a total of 5 pregnancies;(... I'm 5'3 and weight 130-135 depending on time of the month ;) I've never had perky boob or a flat tummy, but have tried to keep my weight same all my life. I want a mommy makeover to have the lift and a flat tummy. I have clear expectations of the outcome, so I know I... more
Wanted to join the community to share my pre and post surgery experience so that it may help others when determining whether this is right for them or not. I want to say that I am soooo happy with the doctor I chose! I felt comfortable with him the moment I met him. This should be the #1 reason why you chose your doctor. I mean you will be seeing him many times after your surgery, why not be... more
I started my journey 1 month ago when my boyfriend inspired me to quit putting off my life's dream...a tummy tuck. I also wanted a BA and inverted nipple correction, but thought it would always be financially out of reach. But he offered to help make my dream come true (financially) and take care of me.post surgery. He also motivated me to not put off my dream any longer when I could be living... more
I am 28, married, and have one son who is 4 years old. I am 5'6, 164 lbs. I have wanted a tummy tuck for as long as I can rememeber. Growing up, I was always a chunky girl. When I was 18, I reached 220lbs. I reached a breaking point and began eating healthy, taking Metabolife, and running. I lost about 70 lbs in only a few months. My stomach suffered the wrath of losing the lard so quickly... more
I am a single mother of three and after I had my first son I wanted to get my boobs done. I knew I wanted more kids so I waited until I was sure I wasn't going to have any more. Now that I'm the mother of three great, crazy kids I am finally ready.
I am a little worried about how sore I'm going to be after the surgery and would appreciate any advice. My plan is to have my kids... more
$16,000 with out a lift $18000 with the lift:
I am having the MM done to reverse the effects of bearing children, depression and weight loss.
I reached 215 pounds, 40EE, at 5'3 27 years old this is not a good look lol
Breast feeding and carrying 2 children caused sagging in breast and stomach skin along with stretch marks and the weight loss made this problem worse. I am now a... more
I am a divorced Mom of five children. I had my first when I was 17 and then in the next 10 years I had 4 more! They were all big, beautiful babies, and I got HUGE each preganancy. (I thought it was fun to be so big!)
Before my 1st baby I was 5'4" and weighed 104lbs. (I was 16 when I got pregnant) I gained 56lbs in the next nine months! Needless to say, it was difficult... more
I'm exactly 2 weeks post op. I decided to go back to work yesterday, since I have been feeling fine. Even swept the house on Wednesday.
Went to work yesterday & I thought I was doing ok, started getting sleepy & tired. Came home for lunch to just lay down. Even then I thought I was ok, just tired. Left work & I wanted to just pass out. Last night was the worst night. My... more
I am 47 and I had my wonderful son at 41 and it can take a toll on you at that age when you gain an impresive 70lbs and have a 10.2lb baby.
I just kind of gave into my aged body and was trying to deal with the big change, but was approved and covered to have my breast reduced by insurance so I thought why not do both at once. TT/ Breast reduction with some lipo to even things out.
I am... more
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