I'm mom of 4 ages 6-15. I've been wanting a tummy tuck for years. I've already had a scheduled date but felt guilty so I rescheduled. Well my time is near and although I do still feel guilty because of costs I'm still going through with this. I wanna feel good about myself and improve my self confidence. I have been researching alot but as it gets closer I'm getting super nervous. I look... more
I am a 48 year old breast cancer survivor . Prior to my diagnosis I was going to consider a breast lift, cancer surprise and I had mastectomy and implants. I an feeling great and love my PS., now I am ready for a TT. I am a bit scared, but want to feel sexy and joythful. Currently scheduled for nov 7. Trying to cram on exercise and good nutrician in the next bee weeks. I am 5'2" and 140lbs.... more
I had a full abdominoplasty in Nov 2011. I don't regret it at all. However, I now want more kids sooner than I had anticipated.... so I am pretty sure I'll be undoing some of my amazing surgeon's work :( Having said that, I'm glad I did it - I lost 100+lbs after gastric bypass, and was miserable about my flappy belly. I now *love* my body!
Pain was the only side-effect. I only mention it... more
Growing up, I was always a large child and I remember asking what those markings were on my thighs in 3rd grade. I found out they were stretch marks and from that day on, I have always been fat. Until I had my second child. At age 21, I weighed 212 pounds and 10 years later I am at 145 pounds. So now I am left with flabby skin and stretch marks. I also have diastasis which is where my abdomen... more
So after 3 kids and 16 years, I decided to have a TT and breast augmentation. I had exercised like crazy for years, but still unable to lose the flabby tummy. My tummy looked like a doughnut. I was nervous as heck, but my husband was very supportive. He said he loved me the way I was, but I knew he would love the results just as much or more when everything was said and done.
Kids were at... more
I had a full tummy tuck because of lax muscles and some seperation, alot of extra skin and stretch marks following two pregnancies. It helped alot with my back pain and made exercise easier. I looked a lot better and had a lot more confidence. I did not look pregnant!
Now a year and a half post op, i had sudden burning and numbness where the muscle sutures were (I think it came unstitched)... more