I have always been insecure of my body since I was in high school. I became pregnant at 17 and gained 90 pounds during my pregnancy. (I am only 5'1" and I was 130 pounds to begin with) My son weighed 10 pounds 13 ounces at birth so you can imagine the shape my body was left in. I was covered in stretch marks and A TON of loose skin. I managed to get down to about 145 pounds before my procedure... more
I have found this sight extremely helpful in this nerve wracking process of elective surgery. Therefore even though I am a very private person I am putting this out there so it may serve other women and their comparisons.
To start; I have three incredible children ages 10, 8, and 2. They were all delivered by c-section. I gained 80 lbs for the 1st one, 60 for the 2nd and 40 for the last one.... more
I know that we all have our own journey but I'm supposing that the motivation is much the same for many of us. I absolutely hated my body. Even I didn't realize how much it weighed me down. I just assumed it was something I had to live with, and had to accept from having children and aging. Many times I would simply not go anywhere because I had nothing to wear that I thought looked nice and I... more
My goal is to get my body back before children I'm afraid but excited at the same time. I go to my consultation July 11,2014 at 11:15 am at the plastic surgery center in lutherville I can't wait to get it over with and start a new chapter iny life
I am ready to wear a two piece bathing suit for the first time in 18 yearswr will see how it gose.
My consult is coming up in two days..... more
Can I get it back? My body back? I am 32 with three kids all born via c -section. I dislike my body and decided to do something about it. After months of research and getting approved. ...I am strongly thinking about a tummy tuck, breast reduction, and Lipo of the flanks. I am about to contact a few doctors for appointments and see which one I will trust to do this for me. Wish me... more
Make a long story short, I went to see a PS (Baltimore, MD) for a lipo consultation and left with a Mini-Tuck recommendation. Now at the time I only had two kids and my tubes were not tied so there was possibility to get pregnant again. I put that thought in the back of my mind and thought do I really need this right now????
Anyways all was set, date, fiances (hefty price I might add),... more
Have always wanted to wear a bikini. Never had the body to do so....athletic build, medium frame, 5'1 and 130 lbs. I run and lift weights. My kids are my life and I woke up one day and wanted more for myself. Teaching my kids to ignore your own needs isn't the lesson I want to demonstrate.
First step was eating better, getting outside, making friends, extending myself to those in need. While... more
So I'm 28, have 3 children, 9, 7, and 4 I am married and unhappy with my body. I have always hated how flat my chest is. I'm 5 foot even and about 135lbs, bra size 36 A (which is really hard to find) and anywhere from an 8-10 waist. I tried cavi-lipo a few months back and it made no difference. The girl doing the proceedure told me there was too much extra skin hanging and I needed a tummy... more
Hi Everyone! I'm a Mom of 4 and turning 50 in May. My consultation is tomorrow and I'm so excited. Since my c-section with my first so was vertical and over 30 years ago, all of my others were done that way too. Love my munchkins but yuck on the scar! Looking forward for the first time to be able to turn back the clock a little. I'm 5' 110 pounds and since now finally finding the love of my... more
Having multiple pregnancies can create a body that you never anticipated. As much as you love your children for me it was hard -very hard- to relove my modified body.
I had a breast augmentation and a tummy tuck. The recovery was very intense but at only 4 weeks from my procedure I feel like my old self...Well, I'm starting to. The 7+ years of research and obsession I did became reality. Dr.... more
I am very thankful for this website and for all of those who have shared their experiences. I was hesitant to share, but I have learned so much and have decided to record my journey as well.
I never considered plastic surgery before the birth of my second child. I have delivered 2 children via c/section. My first child weighed over 9lbs and while my second did not weigh as much, I... more
Hi...Im 32 and lost 100# thru proper nutrition and a lo of exercise. I gained that weight with my two boys . I had two c sections and they are ages 2 & 4. I'm scheduled for surgery march 29. I'm getting a mommy makeover. Breast lift, implant tummy tuck and a little lipo on the flanks. I'm 5feet 9 inches. I'm a full time police officer and very active in general. I think my biggest concern... more
5'2" 140 lbs. Getting back in shape after one child. Having mommy makeover done. Any advice/feedback whether or not I need a lift. Looking at getting 350-400 cc silicone implants. Scars do not bother me but not sure if I exactly need the lift. I believe I can get the natural look without the lift but want to make sure. Thanks. more
Tomorrow is my surgery! I am getting a full tummy tuck, breast augmentation, and lift. I am nervous and cant sleep. I keep telling myself it cant be as bad as childbirth, right??? I had 2 huge babies that have messed my body all up! My boobs are saggy and after the second baby i have the skin flap over my underwear. I dont want my husband to see my boobs the way they are and forget wearing a... more
I just turned 27 and am the mother to a beautiful 4 year old girl. I've always been "curvy" growing up but pregnancy sent me in to the 200's and my waist just lost control. My 38D breasts went to an 40E and then deflated to a 38DD after I stopped nursing. I've dropped most of my pregnancy weight and have stayed stable at this weight for awhile and I figured there's no... more
I have two children and had gained alot of weight after both children. I have now lost 120 pounds on my own through eating well and exercise and am ready for a new body. Getting a tummy tuck, breast lift with implant, and brachioplasty. Trying to lose 25 pounds before my surgery, kicking it in high gear. more
I am 48 years old soon to be 49 (2 mos. away). I had a breast lift with implants, extended tummy tuck, with lipo to hips and flanks. The whole package! I am very pleased with the results and glad that I went for it. I am still wearing a compression garmet during the day to reduce swelling but it is very minimal. I eat a regular diet and have not really reduced salt intake as some others on... more
Hi! I'm a 32 year old mommy of a 7 year old and a 21 month old. My sugery is less than 2 weeks away!! I spent 2011 losing about 55 pounds that I had been hanging onto since the birth of my oldest. I now weigh about 125 pounds (5'4") and this is the skinniest I've been in my adult life.
Looking at my naked pics though, I would never believe that. My stomach has always been... more
I am three weeks out from my breast lift, augmentation with silicone implants, abdominal muscle repair, liposuction with a tummy tuck. I am already back at the gym for cardio workouts and am feeling and looking fantastic. I could NOT be happier with the care I have received from both my doctor, his staff and the hospital where I had the surgery and spent the night. While I still have some... more
6 months ago I had a FTT/MR/BL/BA.
After having my son I had alot of extra skin hanging over my pubic area. I couldnt wear sexy thongs or anything nice because they would go missing under my stomach(SMDH). I never had perky breasts and I just wasnt happy with how I looked. I didnt look like I was 28, I looked like someone who had a bunch of kids back to back. I saw a huge difference soon... more
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