I am very lucky not a lottell me talk like perception to enter in our hips and muscle repair of pain and looks really good already I would go back to my doctor for anything cosmetic. The staff there is amazing also they will answer any questions that you have a make you feel comfortable throughout the whole process more
After losing more than 100 pounds as a teenager (was 225 at my heaviest, now 115), I was left with a lot of loose skin on my abdomen. I waited ten years to have this done, I couldn't be happier that I finally did! I was extremely nervous about the surgery, being a very active person (I work out daily) with a full time job. I'm still in the healing process (not doing my 10 mile runs yet!)... more
Well the count down is here I get my TT BBL and Lipo done in less than a week and I am scared and excited. I can't wait to get rid of the spare tires and increase my back area. I have been reading the reviews that inspire and motivate me and also scare me to death. I have been looking at bodies that are similar to my own and once I see the results I get excited. I am going to post before... more
Instead of wearing size 8 or 10 pants, I was wearing size 12 or 14 to accommodate my tummy and wearing lots of jackets to hide it. Nothing looked right or felt right on me.
I felt very frumpy and out of sorts! I found Dr. Wakelin on the Internet and I couldn't have made a better choice! I feel and look like myself again. I couldn't be happier with my results! more
I've held off writing a review because I'm so afraid that someone I know will stumble upon it and identify me. Cosmetic surgery is frowned upon in my social circle. I know that I would forever be "the one who got a tummy tuck", who is vain and selfish. I say, if your car got beat up or a tree branch dented your house, you'd get that repaired, right? Well, childbearing does damage to a... more
I am a petite 41 year old mother of one. My daughter is 20 years old yet I still look like I am pregnant. I have wanted a TT for so long but I am finally in a place where I can do it and I am beyond excited. I just want to look and feel normal and be able to wear anything. Right now I have to buy baggy tops and leggings are my go to choice for pants. Even if I eat even the smallest meal I... more
Well... my surgery is all paid for! I met with my plastic surgeon we discussed all the ins & outs of surgery. I am not nervous just anxious. I really do enjoy looking at everyone's post. I am ready for the day to come and go and to begin healing. I have bought a recliner.. borrowed a walker..bought a few scar creams.. protein supplements..vitamins. So let the journey begin. Please feel free... more
I'll be having a Full Tt & Lipo on my back and Bra area .... Very excited to see the new me .... I've always been 190 to 220 so being 225 for the last yr has been a challenge ..so being plus size with a flatter tummy & waist with no bulging fat is gonna be great so so excited ???????? .. I've recently joined real self site and have been very pleased with reviews and I very happy to have ran... more
I have not gotten my surgery yet. My pre-op is scheduled for this Thursday Feb. 19th. I have been looking into this for about 2 years now and have decided after i had my last daughter last June that it is time and that i will not be having anymore kids. I am very nervous and excited at the same time.
So, i had my preop appointment yesterday and boy was it a lot of information to take in. im... more
I'm ready for a flat stomach! I have wanted to do this for years and have scheduled it so figured I would start leaving updates for others considering it. I saw 2 doctors in the Columbus area. The other doctor didn't have any before and after pictures on her website and her staff wasn't as professional and she didn't seem to have as much experience so that was my ultimate decision. It was hard... more
After years of wanting and hoping for this, It is finally about to happen. About 2 years ago I had it set in my mind I wanted a mommy make over. I did one consultation amd changed my mind for different reasons. The surgeon mentioned doing lipo on my hips and butt. I am a African-American and I take pride in my big donk so that was a huge NO. I was afraid he didnt understand the look... more
I've had three kids, two c-sec, and a weight roller coaster all my life. I eat very healthy, don't eat a lot of sweets, no sodas, play tennis and lift heavy weights. But you'd never guess that by looking at me. I've been told I have everything from an insulin resistance to a wheat and/or sugar sensitivity (so I eat very little of both). Still, I have this belly and butt that will only shrink... more
I am a very active mother of 3 children. I eat extremely healthy and I just couldn't get rid of the "mommy pouch" I had. I also had protruding belly with stretch marks. All my life I never had a small belly, even in 8th grade I remember telling my older sister one day I would have a tummy tuck. And then after children my tummy was hideous. I have never wore a Bikini at any point in my life. I... more
Terrible experience. At my initial consultation he is very confident and is excited which makes you excited and tells you what great results you will have. Well 2 months & 3 surgeries later I ate the money, fired him and now my non healing surgical wound is almost completely healed w/in 2 weeks w/new MD
I am doing so much better. I was told it would be at least 6 months before I would close... more
Over the past 6 years I have lost give or take around 100 pounds.. Walking every day and eating right.. No matter what I did or how much I lost all the loose skin wasn't going away.. My PS removed 5 pounds of skin. Now I'm in the 150s!! Yeah... I still have about 15 more pounds to go.. I went for my 6 week check up yesterday and am now able to return to all my normal activity.. I'm wanting to... more
When I got pregnant with my eldest I really enjoyed food, a little too much! I saw my weight spike to 230 lbs and once I had my youngest I kicked my exercise and healthy eating in gear and lost 95 lbs. I am now 5'8 and 135 lbs, but no matter how hard I have worked in the gym I haven't been able to melt away the extra skin that sags below my underwear or hangs every time I bend over. I met with... more
After losing close to 140 pounds, I needed a tummy tuck. Honestly, I never thought I could afford one or actually go through with it. But just so I could be informed, I met with a couple of plastic surgeons for consults. Dr. Lichten was my last and I knew right away that having the TT was the absolute right decision for me and that he was the best board-certified surgeon for the job. He had... more
I can't express enough how wonderful Dr. Dorner and his entire team have been!! I spent a ton of time researching plastic surgeons in the Columbus area and I can not put my finger on it exactly but, Dr. Dorner's profile stood out to me above all others. And believe me there are many! I booked a consultation with him and upon meeting him I immediately felt comfortable. He was super nice, easy... more
After my youngest daughter turned a year old, I had no more excuses to lose weight. So in 2012 I lost 115lbs and 25% body fat. After not being able to run for 1 minute straight In July of 2012, I decided to run 1 of each type of race to challenge myself. Finished with the marathon in 2013, and will NEVER run again. I got certified as a personal trainer in summer if 2013, and I get the shocked... more
Monday is the day! Im very nervous and also excited. Wish me luck. I plan on posting pics of before and after. So far Dr Donaldson and his staff have been great! I love his nurse Bobbie and I cant say enough good things about her. I Will be so happy to finally have this extra skin gone. Im hoping that this will be a new start for me.
so I'm a little over a week out I'm still sleeping in a... more