For almost 8 years, I had slowly put on weight, was always tired and never felt right. I was diagnosed with depression but no medication made me feel better. Finally, about 4 years ago they realized my thyroid was shot and as a result my hormones were out of wack. Now, I feel great but haven't been able to lose more than 30 pounds of the 80 I gained. My stomach looks like I am 8 months... more
Still deciding on a surgeon and exactly what to do. Definitely need a Breast lift, replacement or removal of 14 yr old saline implants (that's what I am questioning, do I replace or just lift and be done with plants?), Tummy tuck with hernia repair as well as rectus diastasis repair, and liposuction to the outer thighs. more
I am a mom to 3 grown children and nursed each one.
I have always carried weight in my belly...like my momma. I spent many years after the birth of my 3 children around 170#'s but the last 6 yrs closer to 140#. I am 5'5 and work out 4-6x a week. I live a very active lifestyle and intend to continue for many more years.
I had upper/lower abd, flank and back lipo in 2011. I love the results... more
Had my MM this morning. I got 600cc 4 months ago and wished I had gotten a tummy tuck at the same time. So I decided to get the tummy tuck and upgrade my implants in the process.
My 600s were pretty much perfect but I wanted them bigger, so I got 800s silicone. I figured, I might as well upgrade since I'm going to go under anyways for the tummy tuck.
My absolutely amazing PS only charged me... more
I have talked about doing this since for years, even had an appointment a year and a half ago, and let this little thing called "life" allow me to push the procedure and this nagging voice in my head, that actually wants to think about doing something for myself, to the wayside. The voice persisted every single time I wear a bathing suit (or more likely avoid wearing a bathing suit, I can't... more
I am getting the first portion of the procedure done on April 23, 2014. I will be getting a breast lift with augmentation and the second half will be done in September when I will have the rest of the winter to heal. After having twins my stomach was stretched to the point that it caused severe stretch marks. And as a young girl I developed quite early and quickly and my breasts have always... more
Ok i don't have enough money to get a mommy make over done at some upscale fancy high priced dr's office where everyone there are already out of medical school anesthesiologist as well so i've chosen to go to university of penn teaching hospital for a mommy makeover i'm scared as ball to have some students put me deep asleep general anesthesia all of these thoughts are running through my mind... more
I hear that the BA causes a lot of pressure. Can anyone explain/describe what I should expect to feel when I wake? I am doing a Mommy Makeover with TT and BA? Also, I am 5'5" about 160. Hoping to lose 10 more lbs before the procedure but probably won't get there. I am trying to figure the right size for the BA? I am small and don't want to go too large but also don't want to go too large. I... more
I have spent the last 3 years losing weight. I lost 105lbs and I feel great. I am a mother of five and a paramedic and an athlete. I have run several marathons, done 3 half ironmans and rode several centuries (100 mile bike). You think I would would look like a hard body right? Nope. I am even in a national campaign for Weight Watcher's.....which was a great way to lose weight. But... more
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Journey... I am 29 years old been with my husband for 14 years we been married for 8 years. We have 3 kids 11, 6 and 4.. I had my son very young. I weighed 135lbs when I got pregnant through my pregnancies i gained and lost weight and after my last daughter was born i hit my highest weight from not working. I decided to change myself so i worked
Hard! I lost 57 pounds and... more
I just turned 33 this month I have two beautiful daughters 13 and 9. I have a wonderful hubby who is paying for this procedure. I am so excited I am getting a BA w lift a mini tummy tuck and lipo. I am 5'6 weigh 110 so I am small but hate my c-section scar. I call it my Tupperware lip. I know I was very lucky to not get many stretch marks and not a lot of extra skin but even still I hate the... more
I'm so excited to finally write this review! I planned to get my mommy makeover in 2010 (after 7 children I figured I deserved it) but ...SURPRISE...I found out I was pregnant...with TWINS! I have had 8 pregnancies all of which I gained 45-55 lbs. I'm 5'8", 36c/d and weigh between 145-155lbs depending on the time of year. After my last pregnancy in 2011 I went through a rough time. We lost one... more
I am so excited I am officially one month away from becoming the hot mama I always wanted to be. I am 5'6, 165 lbs. I have two beautiful girls 5 and 2. I have a wonderful hubby and great family! I have never been thin. I have always been 150-175. I got up to 200 pounds with the last baby. I have pic of myself at 139 lbs before kids and still didn't have a nice tummy or breasts. I have always... more
Thanks to everyone who has shared their journey. Your experiences have been tremendously helpful in my decision making. I am a 34 year old mother of 3 (11, 7, & 3). After my last child I decided it was time to reinvest in myself. I have lost over 60lbs through diet and exercise. I am 5'8 and 145lbs. I love running and have recently completed my first full marathon in San Francisco. So I'm... more
Hey Ladies, I am getting very nervous about my upcoming surgery, ( anesthesia, infection, etc) I have actually considered canceling!! I've been considering this surgery for about a year and 1/2...when I realized I had actual muscle damage from havinga 23 inch long, 10 1/2 lb. "little" angel..I had actually went for a consult for a regular hernia repair, but the Dr. recommended I get the muscle... more
I'm a mother of 6 beautiful children & have devoted my entire life to making sure that they have everything that they wanted & needed. Now that they are older, started their own families & lives. It's time for me to refresh mine. I have wanted to enhance my body for years. Unfortunately the priority wasn't me...NOW IT IS....lol
I have done my research. Websites, videoes,... more
I am 42 years old mother of 4 wonderful children ages are 23,19,14,and a 4 year old. the last one was a c-section and she left my tummy and mess...lol. I gained a lot when I was prego and even gained more after I had her. I am 5'1" and i weighed 215lbs I had Lap-Band surgery back in Dec.2010 lost 70lbs. now I weigh 145 and I am having a mommy makeover May 9th. its 11 days away I am so... more
I am 27yrs old, I have been married to a wonderful, supportive man for 10 yrs and have 3 beautiful kids.I had gastric bypass 4 yrs ago. I've lost and kept off 125 lbs. I am so excited to start my next journey to the new and improved me! I will be having a breast lift with saline implants and tummy tuck March 15th.Sorry haven't been on sooner but my computer isn't working for me.. I went in... more
I am 45 this year! Happy birthday to me! I have been married to the same lovely, thoughtful man for 21 years. We have known each other since we were 9...Soulmates in every sense... We have three great kids (16, 13, 9). I breast fed all three for a total of about 5 years. So needless to say, my girls looked like utters. They hung down to what used to be my waist...... We went toVegas for vacay... more
Will write more soon...need to sleep now ;-) Cost reflects that the breast reduction was covered by insurance. Planned this for 10 years, but didn't think I would have a tummy tuck since I thought BR would not be covered. Saved for 10 years and when insurance came through, I had enough to add the abdomioplasty.
After twins, weight gain and my final weight loss journey, I decided I was... more
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