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Funny Things Said During the Tummy Tuck Process

  • 3 years ago

Some funny statements that have come out of my mouth during this process:

  • Look… my Who Who is so swollen that it looks like a baseball.
  • What is that leaking out of the whole in my hip….ooh nasty!
  • Help me, it hurts and I have to poop. Seriously…UGH Like my husband could go for me.
  • You are going to put what where?
  • What is that? Where did that bump come from? I didn’t pay for that.
  • The playground is closed…sorry!
  • Who shaved me there…was it the nurse or a Keebler Elf. Keep in mind I said this to the nurse while I was on heavy narcotics at the hospital. Boy I don’t do well on drugs. At least I provided some good comedy to the nursing staff.
  • My body is spitting out stitches again!!
  • Can you please rub my butt because it hurt’s. Now what makes this so funny is that I asked my teenager this question. His face was worth a million bucks! What I meant to ask was will you rub my back….came out all wrong. Again, I blame this on the pain meds.
  • Keep your sense of humor through this process because you will need it. It is all good but you will face some challenges and a long healing process. Just make sure that you go in with realistic expectations. You will not come out looking like a Victoria’s Secret model and your stretch marks will not all be gone. Also make sure that you are healthy and in good physical shape, and that you take time for yourself with some pampering and relaxation prior to surgery. I hope sharing my experiences and craziness helps you in your journey.

Best of luck to you on your Tummy Tuck journey!

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I loved reading through this it really has helped me before surgery! So thank you!
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You bet, let us know if you need anything:)
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I go for my tt April 23 and I'm so excited. The nervousness didn't hit me yet .
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Hey kera1019 Are you excited,nervous. Who are you going to. What part of the united states do you live. What procedure are you having.
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Omg yess, I'm going to Dr raphael gabay out of Philadelphia. I'm getting a tummy tuck
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3 days until my Tummy Tuck Surgery!!! These posts really helped. Will keep you all posted. Gonna need my new support group on this journey.
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BiteSizeOutlaw, welcome aboard. Good luck to you.
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Thanks so much. I have this overwhelming calmness over me. Definitely a good thing. Tomorrow is the day, on a liquid diet and although it's not just clear liquids I'm sticking with broth, tea and coffee. Did you drink smoothies the day before? Getting a tad bit hungry over here. Lol
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Bitesizeoutlaw you said three days till your tummy tuck its now April 9,2014 did you have it. Let me go into your blog and read your updates. How do you feel. Was it worth it
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Hi Dr7423 I actually just finished my blog. Yes I did have the surgery and I'm feeling pretty good. Waking slowly but more upright. No complaints just keep reminding myself that it's a process
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Hi Ms Six Pack, a.k.a bitesizeoutlaw, you said you posted pictures. Uhmmm I'll try to find them. So you had your tummy tuck. Yeppie was your heart racing when you went in the surgical room. How are you doing now? How many days out are you? Mine is May 20, 2014 10:30a.m Do you have anyone helping you.
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Hey Dr7423, yes I had my TT on April 1. I stayed @ my mother's house in her recliner for a week. Now I'm finally back home with my 18yr old son who's always been Amazing when it comes to helping out his mother. As far as heart racing here's the funny story, first and foremost I was never concerned about the ACTUAL surgery believe it or not my concern was always the IV needle. LOL yeah I'm an OUTLAW but a certified chicken when it come to needles (btw I donate blood too, don't ask me how lol) so going into surgery I was a chatterbox talking about this and that etc. My anesthesiologist was amazing!!! No pain at all we talked about my Jamaica trip I'm going on in December and how he's been several times and before you knew it SURGERY WAS OVER. I had dozed off to the beach with the margarita he had suggested and woke up in recovery! Lol you'll do great and later look AMAZING!!!
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Omg. I'm having tummy tuck, a little lipo on hips and a breast lift. I was excited up until now. Now I think I'm insane!
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Zoeyclare, We have all been there. You will do fine, it takes a little while for everything to return to normal, but the results are worth it. Let us all know how you are doing. We care how you progress and how you feel. You are starting on an adventure, Each of us are travelling on a similar but unique path.
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LOL..no you are not insane.   But you will look fabulous when you are done.
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Good Luck Zoeyclare!!! My tummy tuck is tmrw.
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Surgery tomorrow morning....April Fools Day! Guess I planned that right. Probably won't sleep at all tonight. This site is wonderful. I have a high pain threshhold but have terrible nausea and vomiting from anesthesia. Anyone have any comments on post op sickness in recovery room?
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Me too! Oy!
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Good luck zoeyclarr let us know how you do I'm sure all will be well..I scheduled mine tt for May 29rh and am wishing it was earlier to get it done
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Good luck to you, Zoeyclare and BiteSizeOutlaw. Tomorrow you start on a knew adventure.
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I always get sick after anesthesia.They sometimes give me the "patch" for nauseaI think its transderm scope patch. Also I get a suppository for nausea usually about 12-14 hours later and it really helps for being nausea, also drink small sips of coke, regular not diet and eat saltine crackers. That's what helps me. Good luck!
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I always get sick. Usually my anesthesiaologist will give me the transdern scope patch behind my ear for nausea, plus there's a suppository that helps with nausea and I usually take small drinks of coke, regular not diet and saltine crackers, the original ones. You need a little something in your tummy for your pain meds and the coke and crackers helps. Good Luck!
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I hope all went well.
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I know this post is a little late for you specifically about the post op nausea but I have had the same issue and it's awful after any surgery especially an abdominal one. My PS gave me a script for one pill called "Emend" and it makes your body physically unable to vomit for 12 hours after you take it. After insurance it cost me less than $20.00 and it was worth it. I did also get another prescription for Zofran to have at home if needed and thankfully I did not need to use it!! I have felt like the girl from the Exorcism movie many times post op and I'm still feeling thankful about this not happening after a TT. Also, let anyone/everyone involved in your situation know about this!!! Your PS, their office staff, the pre-op nurses and your anesthesiologist especially!! They really do want to help you have a good experience. Message me if you have any other questions.  My surgery was on 3/3/14 and it's still a long process, but each day is getting a little easier!! Good Luck!!
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Zoeyclare how do you feel now. Are you rocking that six pack now
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