After a lot of thought, three beautiful 10 1/2 lb boys, almost 100 in be weight loss and friends "in the business" the decision was made to repair my muscles and rid myself of the extra skin no exercise was ever going to accomplish. I did it on Wednesday 8/6/14 and am on day 6. Stay tuned for week 1 post op!
It is exactly a week post op today and I finally awoke this morning feeling pretty... more
Hello everyone, I'm a 39 y/o African American woman who is in much need of a tummy tuck. I've birthed three beautiful children. Before my kids I had the flatess stomach in town. No matter how much I exercise and diet , the stomach stays. My current weight is 215lbs, this is not my heaviest but I had my last child 3 years ago and I haven't been able to get below 200lbs. About 5 years ago I got... more
I had 2 cesarean sections and the scar was ugly and caused my stomach to dimple over at the scar site. I was looking for a scar revision but knew that a full tummy tuck would truly make more of an impact as I had stomach fat that just would go away.
I was concerned that the tummy tuck scar would be visible in a bikini as many doctors told me that the way the perform this operation it would... more
I will be getting TT and lipo all around my muffin, back, and fat transfer to the buttocks :)
I've been wanting the TT for about 7 yrs now and I finally decide that it's time! I went for a second consultation this morning because I couldn't decide to go with this dr or that dr ;( so I made my decision and went ahead and gave my deposit to lock my date which will be April 11th! I am very... more
After two grown children, decided for the mommy makeover. My only regret, is that I waited so long to do it. The process was easy and Dr. Rankin and his staff made this a very comfortable and positive experience. I love the outcome !! This was a outpatient procedure and the recovery has not been bad. I was able to get around pretty well within 4 days. One week out of work. The end... more
Turning 40 in May...I am looking forward to flatter tummy and a just looking and feeling better naked! I have 2 children 20 & 12 yrs old and I haven't worn a bikini in as long as I can remember. My husband encouraged me to move forward w/ this treat for myself. After several consults I've found my Dr!
Today I'm posting Pics of my tummy...I've never done this nor have I ever showed anyone my... more
I would consider myself "the patient from hell" ;) I had an unpleasant experience with a previous surgery and was quite nervous to go through it all again! Dr. Delange and staff were wonderful. My appointment was concise and to the point. My questions were honored and answered without making me feel ignorant or unimportant. Dr. Delange did not try to "sell" me any procedure I did not require... more
I am scared to death, but I gotta do the damn thing. After two kids, I'm ready. This procedure has been long awaited for. This is the time. I love being a member here. Most of my research came for reading all the posts on this site. I am so glad to be a member. If you are thinking of doing a tummy tuck. I say just do the damn thing. I'm scared to death, but will be using a pain pump after. I... more
I 'am a mother of 2 kids, one is 3 and the other one is 15 months old. I'm having a tummy tuck and breast augmentation done in 3 days. I'm so scare and nervous any help to calm down my nerves. What should I expect after surgery? What kind of supply do I need to clean up my wound? That's my first time having any kind of surgery no experience what so ever. My doctor said I should be fine... more
Everything happened so fast. Made the decision to do a TT on August 20. Pre op was on August 29, Surgery is September 12. WOW!!! Am I REALLY ready for this??? Do i have everything i need?? ( gauze, meds , etc ) Do i have the phycail support from my family and friends?? So many questions i have but no one to ask?? I really hope this helps these forums help.. 24 yr young mother of a 10 month... more
So my surgery is scheduled! August 7 at 7:30 am. Post op is coming up soon on 7/22. Wanted to give a little background. I am 5'6 currently 203 pounds and 29 years old. I have 3 children. 6, almost 3, and 13 months. The last two pregnancies I was gestational diabetic and gained over 100 pounds. Both babies were over 10 pounds and were delivered via c section. That's where my problem started... more
Still in process of losing wait & deciding on boobies. Definetly doing full tummy tuck, just on fence about lift & small implants to create cleavage :)
Coordinator at PS says as more weight comes off I will want to do boobs for sure!
I am dwn 57 lbs with 40 to go!
Any advice or experiences will be greatly apprecated
Hi all! I have finally decided, I'm going to do tt alone. I was... more
I am 34y, 5,2", 108 lbs mother of 2, my son 4 1/2Y delivered him vag. (W/Epidural) my girl 14M delivered her vag. (W/No Epidural) breastfed them both for 8M so needless to say my abdomen and breast are destroyed! My breast is a 32 small B and I would like to end up a C cup (not D) and have my muscles back in place and remove the extra skin. I have a wonderful and supportive hubby and an... more
I am a 27 year old mom to two beautiful children. With each pregnancy I gained more and more weight and ended up at 250 pounds. After having my daughter in 2011 I knew it was time for a change. I joined Weight Watchers and started working out and have lost 120 pounds in 1 year and 4 months. I now have tons of loose skin, and completely deflated breasts. Although my kids are young, now is the... more
I am 44, I workout 5 x a week , but cannot tighten my abs. Even did the P90 X for the 12 weeks with the abs workout daily and still no difference. I have 1 child (12) and I have wanted this for years. I love my Dr. as he did my BL/BA a year ago. I am nervous as heck. I have read a ton of your posts. I thank you for all the advise. Ready for tomorrow. I wish my husband was a little more... more
Heavy most of my life starting in teens thru 30s - planned on getting a TT since i started losing weight for "good" in jan 08 after 2nd baby - took me 3 full yrs to get under 200 (1st goal) to make my 1st consult appt @ 198 w/another surgeon didnt feel right - decided i'd see DeLange when i got into the 170s - didnt make 2nd appt until jan 12 and didnt schedule surgery until July 12 (hubby was... more
I am 54, and have had many surgeries including back which prevents me from abdominal exercises and now for the first time a Flat Stomach!!! 2 weeks post op and loving it. I cannot tell you how I look forward to fitted pants/shorts and not worrying about my stomach hanging over with the muffin top. Will add pics as I progress but from what I see right now, WOW!!
Had lipo done on July 5th... more
Discovered this site a couple of weeks ago and finally decided to start. I have 3 appts in early July with PS. I had one last year but I want to see other Dr's. I have finally saved up the money to have the tt. I am a 38 year old woman with 3 kids. Twin daughters (10) and a son (3). I've been wanting a tt ever since I had 15 pounds of baby stretch my stomach (the twins) and discovered after my... more
I first started having plastic surgery after weight loss to have loose skin removed. I had a tummy tuck and breast lift with implants. Once I found Dr. Reddy after having a procedure done by a different surgeon (for the same thing), Dr. Reddy's results were like no other. I am very blessed to have found him. I wish I could share pictures so everyone could see his amazing work.. VERY... more
Children, weight gain and weight loss. Loose skin. Muscle RepairI have had two c-sections and a hysterectomy due to cancer, my tummy was in rough shape. Then I gained about 50 pounds. I was disgusted with how I looked and became a hermit, never leaving the house except to go to work or buy groceries. I had wanted a Tummy Tuck for ever and finally saved up enough money last May, 2011 and... more
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