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A visual guide through the emotions of a mommy makeover (humor)

  • 11 months ago

First, you try to accept your post-baby body! You love your children! It's okay if you have some extra skin and sagging breasts! Your babies are worth it!

 

 

Then you face reality. Your skin is stretched like crazy and you're NOT happy with what you see in the mirror.

 

 

So you begin madly exercising and eating sensibly, hoping that will do the trick.

 

 

But it doesn't. You still have the extra skin. The sad boobs.

 

 

So you start to investigate a mommy makeover. You realize it is expensive. Maybe more money than you have to spend.

 

 

You talk to your husband/spouse/significant other, or just consult your bank account. You beg, borrow, steal, and save and realize you can do it. You research, find your perfect surgeon, and schedule your mommy makeover!

 

 

At first, you're really excited about how hot you're going to look when this is all over. But as your surgery date nears, you start getting a little nervous.

 

 

And then, as the date gets even closer, you get a LOT nervous.

 

 

Surgery day comes and goes in a blur. When you get home and the drugs begin to wear off, you wonder what on earth you've done to yourself.

 

 

You're in pain. You're swollen. You're exhausted.

 

 

Luckily, you have your RealSelf ladies to check in with. You realize you're not going through this alone. Not really.

 

 

You get by minute by minute, hour by hour.

And then the day comes when the doctor removes your drains and you're able to take a shower!

 

 

A couple weeks into recovery, you hit a slump. Why are you still swollen? When will you feel normal again?

 

 

You pull yourself up and keep going. Finally, the incision heals and begins to fade, your belly button looks less like a frown and more like a happy oval, and your breasts stand at attention. Now, your body is smokin' and you realize all the anxiety and discomfort was worth it.

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Thank you Angie. Hit the nail on the head. Makes me laugh!
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This is FANTASTIC! Love it!
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I've hit it...I'm in the slump...just wishing I could feel comfortable...I actually had to reference this to help me smile! Thx you!
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I'm glad it helped a little. I hope you're out of the slump soon!
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I'm at the little boy in the car 'exhaustion' phase and I'm trying to enjoy this post but I can't laugh or it will hurt!!!!
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Very funny love the humor
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LOVE LOVE LOVE
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Awesome!!
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I'm new to realself and this is great, I am at Oprah, can't wait to be at Beyoncé!
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This was just what I needed! Hilarious! I am currently at the 'Oprah stage'. Thank you for the laugh!
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Runs is AWESOME, I laughed so hard.
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This is great! Thanks!
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Love it!!!
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Ladies, please check in and let me know what stage you're in now! :0)

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Haha, this is great! Can't wait until I get to the Beyonce!
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Wow love it
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Hilarious, I love it. It made my day, and just what I needed. I am not alone and that is comforting.
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I'm glad it made you smile. :)

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I loved this!!!
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Must bookmark this. Love it!
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Lol! Exactly!
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This sums it up perfectly. Thanks for putting this together, and making me laugh:)
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Lol! Awesome depiction of how crazy us women are :D
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OMG, I LOVE THIS!!!! HAHAHA! Thanks for putting this together!
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Perfect timing to make me laugh. Thnx
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