I have been reading some blogs on here and thought I post my experience. I am 18 days post op from surgery. I had a Fleur De Lis Abdominoplasty and Bilateral Mastopexy or in simple terms Tummy Tuck with incisions from hip to hip and from sternum down to lower incision and a breast reduction. Back in 2008 I had a Gastric By Pass surgery and loss 80 pounds. Since then I have been able to... more
I am a 45 (almost 46) year old mother of 3 beautiful children ages 10, 8 and 7 who started this journey 5 years ago with initial consultations with plastic surgeons. I have loathed my lower abdomen my whole life (even when I was at my lowest body weight of 118 lbs). Actually the only time I have loved my belly was when I was pregnant with my 3 children. After my last child weaned I started... more
I am a single 50 yo mom of 3 with an empty nest, sort of ... and grateful my kids are at home this summer, willing and able to help! I am 5'8", 130#, and the effects of pregnancies with all completely breastfed, a weight gain and loss of over 70 lbs, plus aging have taken an unattractive toll! Preeclampsia @19. yo resulted in some seriously stretched-out skin, separated muscles, and an... more
I had a Mommy Makeover on 2/3/11 which consisted of a full tummy tuck with muscle repair, BA, and lipo to the knees. I am very happy I had it done! It really was less painful than I had been reading on this site.
My stats: 5'4, 125lbs, age 34
I workout 5-7 times a week .. strength training and cardio but could not get rid of the wrinkly, thin skin on my stomach.. .especially the... more
I am 47 years old and had my tummytuck and breast augmentation on oct. 19th 2010. i am now 15 days post op and i feel great. i could stand up straight after 3 days. i was doing laundry and going up and down stairs 6 days post op!!i would like to say that prior to having my surgery i was working out 3 days a week,(weight lifting and some cardio)so i do feel that being physically fit helps you... more