I had a tummy tuck, BL and BA following what was in essence a 120 pound weight loss (90 of it 10 years ago, 30 of it 2 years ago). I'm 9 days post op and overall I think everything is going well enough with a few exceptions.
The day the wrap came off my chest brought a whole new wave of pain in new places but I've managed that. I am slightly disappointed in the size of my breasts though.... more
First of all Real Self friends, thank you sooo much for sharing your stories and pictures. I hope mine can help someone as well. I am 57 YO, mother of two, and grandma. I will be having a BR and TT on nov.1. I have been wanting a BR for quite a few years (my breasts seamed to really get big, starting in my early-to mid forties).
Instead of menopause, I got GIGANTIC BOOBS). This summer I... more
I gained 60 lbs during my first pregnancy and gave birth to my 9lb 9oz son 16 years ago. That gave me a "tummy butt" as I so lovingly called it. Yes, my tummy has its own butt, and hidden somewhere in the skin folds is a very shy belly button, wanting to come out. I went to a PS for a TT about 12 years ago. I asked if he could cut a few incisions and just pull my skin around in different... more
The tummy tuck procedure repaired muscle separation and removed extra skin. I also got rid of tubular breasts by the addition of great implants! Hooray! Maybe I got a seroma because I had lots of lipo to my flanks and an extended Tummy Tuck?
I developed a seroma two weeks after surgery. It has been drained twice and is not infected. Each time, I get really woozy, dizzy, nauseous, and... more