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Post Tummy Tuck Do You Gain Weight in Different Places?

  • helenes transformation
  • Baltimore, MD
  • 2 years ago

I've noticed now post TT that the few pounds I've gained and now working to take off went right to my legs rather than my stomach. Has anyone else had their weight go to different places than before the surgery? I did not have Lipo only TT with muscle repair.

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I have gained the weight back in my upper body. I had it done ten years ago, and I would not of done this if I knew that I would gain it back in different area's...
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I am 6 weeks p.o. and I feel like my thighs doubled in size! I thought it was just me and that I was seeing my body in different proportions after my tt. I will be hitting the gym hard.
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I had a TT, lipo, and muscle repair back in 2002 and any weight I gain goes to my buttocks, thighs, and mid back AKA Fat Back LOL. Even worse the more weight I lose my thighs began to rub...I swear I want to lipo them. But I worked out hard core 1 yr post op and my thighs did not rub for the first time in my life and no back fat. I have hired my old trainer again before I set my pants on fire. But I WILL DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN. I didn't have a muffin top but my belly was quite round. I used to hate when people asked if I was pregnant UGHhhh NOOOOOO.
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I am a dancer/gymnast. Seeing that you had your TT quite a while ago, can you tell me how long after the TT I will be able to bend over all the way backwards as I have to continue with my work after my TT. I am going in next month. Thankx.
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I am a dancer/gymnast. Seeing that you already had your TT , can you tell me how long after the TT I will be able to bend over all the way backwards as I have to continue with my work after my TT. I am going in next month. Thankx.
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Thank you for sharing and asking this question. I am sooo nervous about this same thing! I am having only a tummy tuck because I do not want the after effect of weight gain in other areas. I thought just a TT would not cause that to occur, but I guess it does. So how bad is it ladies? Is it that much that you perhaps wish you hadn't done the tummy tuck? I do not want the muffin top, which is the only place I seem to have fat (and on the side of my legs), but I don't want it to start going elsewhere. My sister's body completely changed after she had lipo...and that is why I am not doing any lipo. Additional information would be appreciated. Thank you ladies.
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I had TT done ten years ago. If I could do it over I would not, the weight comes back in different area's. I look back at pictures and I was not as bad as Iam today...
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Unfortunatly I have gained a few pounds(5 lbs. and 1inch around my lower waist n hipsI know exact numbers because I went to my Dr. 2/7/12) one year later I can proudly say my tummy is still flat but my Butt,thighs and arms UUUUgghh are a little bigger.As my Dr. said it's a "Lifestyle" change tt does not fix anything but our tummies! However I would never go back to a muffin top,or my pooch,it's much easier to fit into my clothes with my butt n thighs a lil snug than a belly hanging over...My husband loves it of course;-/
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It's kind of a bummer because I never had big thighs before. Luckily I can wear a skirt with a belt... meanwhile, back to the gym (sigh).
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My thighs got bigger!
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I've never had a butt, maybe that's where my weight will go :) not that I plan on gaining... Seriously though I feel like my upper back is chubby these days. Like where the bra strap is, I call it bat wings and they are a flappin! It looks so much larger than Pre TT, I'm hoping it's from lack of gym! I go in for my 3 week PO tomorrow so hopefully I can start working my arms.
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I gained some weight in my thighs and breasts :(
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ok that is interesting. I feel like I've gain some and it went to the same place!
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I had TT and lipo of the hips, outer thighs and booty.  I have noticed that when I gain a little weight it goes right to my butt and thighs.  Never the tummy so much.  Frustrating...

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