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Goodness ladies - my MM Should have taken...

Goodness ladies - my MM

Should have taken place years ago if I could have afforded it back in the day. Well it didn't , so here I am at 32 ~ and 2 kids later. My oldest will be 16 in may and our youngest is 3. God bless them both but ~ the 16 year old really messed my stomach up! I gained close to 100lbs and then some . Wheeee - that wasn't a good look. So needless to say , the start of me being very insecure about my mid section . To the point of never wearing a bikin / that's for sure !!

So with the second pregnancy I was already stretched out - but I was in great shape an very small. I only gained 25lbs with her, if that. But the skin was still very saggy no matter how hard I worked out after having kids - it just never looked right agian.

 Let me back up a few years - I'm july 2001 I had a BA - saline implants filled to 360cc's. Right after , I knew I should have gone bigger than what I asked for . I had way to much skin to fill out. And honestly 360- wasn't cutting it! But it was a little to late.

So after nursing this last baby for 2 years ... YES that's right , lol ... I said 2 years :-) .. My fake boobies no longer looked like some what perky fake boobs.

So this leads me to my mommy makeover .
Honestly the thought of wearing a bikin this summer, or even shorts that i dont have to constantly check on to see if my bulg is hanging over... Or shirt isn't rising up on me - cause god forbid my stomach show ... Like I can't even imagine this feeling of not freaking out , if my stomach shows . I still cant believe this is really happening .

You would think I would be so excited , but to be honest ~ I'm freaking out! I'm actually very scared. Don't get me wrong I'm ready for a new belly & some nice new boobs- but gezzzee , I'm freaking nerveous !!!

I have to believe this changes your entire look about " your self " ... Your crazy insecurities change quickly into a positive feeling of " I am back to who I know I was made to be"

And of course feeling seXy and confident when my clothes are off plays a big part in this - let's just keep it very real :)

Now, this website - of this website ;-) It's truly been a God sent . So incredibly helpful - a wealth of knowledge and preparation from the woman who have been through what I'm feeling - and then some . I have learned so much , and enjoyed hearing about the Good , the bad & th ugly~ about all that can possibly happen during this Time.

Most important ~ the site provides TRUTH & INSiGHT about what can happen. The pictures have been so helpful to me - being as though I'm so visual , it's made this process easier in me making my final decision to do this!!

So good luck to all - and thank you so much for Sharing your stories & experiences ... Cause otherwise , I'm not sure I Would be going through with this next tue.

So for all that - this leads me to APRIL 26th!

Ok so what lets see.....6 days left!!! still...

ok so what lets see.....6 days left!!! still nerveous and ready for all this to pass.
Ready for this cold to pass to. My PS said to call on friday and check in . If my cold isnt gone he said we will have to push my TT back
:(
Man, i really pray this is out of my system by then. I just want all this to be over ...........................

Well tomorrow is the DAY! So far today my nerves...

Well tomorrow is the DAY! So far today my nerves have been Shot~ lol.... I feel like food just isn't an option :(
7- up I's all I can keep down .
I suppose i should be happy it's finally here so I can start the healing process.
"Lord" Just Keep me Safe Please!'

Ok ladies - I'm here waiting to get taken...

Ok ladies - I'm here waiting to get taken back- nervous as heck!
Please keep in your prayers!

Well thank u Jesus I made it - I got out around 11...

Well thank u Jesus I made it - I got out around 11.
I'm super sore n it BURNS!!

I have some serious air bubbles n my stomach , boy do I wish those would go away-
Any suggestions on how to get the air n tummy gone?????

I will post throughout the day:)

4/26 6;45pm So I have been sipping ice/7-up all...

4/26 6;45pm
So I have been sipping ice/7-up all day - feels ok!
They just brought be chicken broth fit dinnerv- n of course I didn't check it n burned my tounge :(

Very very sore- still that burning sensation, ugh'
That's a pain!!!
Ummm, overall just uncomfortable n incision area- n sitting this long sucks.

Wishing know i would have brought more pillowS - like 10 :)

I will check in later :)
Hope everyone is recovering well!

Its 2 am , I just got up to talk for the first...

Its 2 am , I just got up to talk for the first time. ~ So not fun:( that really sucked!!!
My nurse is neW and really has no clue what she I doing - I have had to talk tO her like she is 3 to get her to follow my directions - ugh not want I want to be doing.
The pain now is at least a 9.5 since walking -

I'm waiting on the other nurse to put med's n me ASAP!
Ugh, so annoyed at this point- and did I mention SLEEPY!!

Day 2 - headed home now , CAR ride sucks!! Ended...

Day 2 - headed home now , CAR ride sucks!!
Ended up stoping off for a new binder at my PS office - the one in the hospital was hard n digging me.
Tubes are annoying and burn-!
Hungry but still on a liquid diet.
Will work some jello & maybe soup n so I can take my pain pills.
Hope all is well with all u ladies .....
I will post pics soon

Has anyone experienced COTTON MOUTH and felt like...

Has anyone experienced COTTON MOUTH and felt like it's Causing you to have a HARD TIME breathing almost ?? :( Im afraid to cough again - so I'm freaking out about all this !!

Day 5~ legs sometime hurt?- I'm sure...

Day 5~
legs sometime hurt?- I'm sure it's from not being active and the blood flow isn't back to normal - it's getting there though.
I do try and walk around every hour.

I have so Many pics to post - I'm gonna Try and make it to the computer- I know seeing pics makes such a difference when u are looking at this site. It's so helpful .

Boobs are al little sore at the incision site that's it.
Thank god cause I have really been using my arm strength to move Around. And kinda the cheat muscle to because u has to n order to push ur self up .
I must say the lipo hurts like heck still.
Just back there on the left side .

Still no BM :( I'm going to try MOM today .
I've been eating good and healthy along with prune juice everyday so I'm not sure why I'm not going .

I'm so ready to stand up straight - wow , it's doing a number on my back - thank god for heating pads.

Hope everyone is doin well with their recovery / you girls are definitely in my thoughts .

Day 5 well sleeping sucks, mu booty hurts from...

Day 5
well sleeping sucks, mu booty hurts from sitting up to sleep..
i so want to sleep on my side :(
i miss doing stuff for my self but i so dont want to over do it...
i dont take one pain pill last night , so i think i probably should have just to take the edge off.
Oh well!!
i did give my self a bird bath and shaved , lol..........i so felt it later ;)
im missing by baby .she is been with family casue it was way to much for me to have her here.

Tomorrow i go and hopefully get the drains out. So scared !!!! ugh!

Day 6 PO~ wow drains came out today & belly...

Day 6 PO~
wow drains came out today & belly button stitches ... Omg that wasn't fun at all!
I have my new binder on today ladies .
Going out just for this , I feel so beat at this point .
Still can't stand up straight though :(
I truly can't wait for this process to be over ...
I will post new pictures in a few minutes .

1 week PO todAy ~ Wow how the time flys. This...

1 week PO todAy ~
Wow how the time flys.
This morning was rough but I think it was from over doing it yesterday evening.
I was beat this morning and. Sure paid for it today.
Slept a long tome this morning .. I needed it though.

I made it to the hair salon today :) yay!!! It was a much needed wash & blow dry that's For sure .

Swollen pretty bad today , I suppose we will have our good days and bad.

Still not standing up straight but hopefully that's right around the corner .. Or I pray it is!!

Hope everyone is recovering well.

Day 9 PO well im hanging in there ... and taking...

day 9 PO
well im hanging in there ... and taking it day by day.
still not standing up staright...ugh!
my right side is very swollen , much more than my left where they did the LIPO, which is very frustrating...but maybe in time it will go down.

my incision sit e is bery swolle, and thats annoying. At times i forget its only been 9 days since they ut me hip to hop...what am i really expecting ya know!

hope everyone is doing well.
Posted new pics ....not the greatest BUT......

Day 10 Felt horrible :( Had chills all day -...

Day 10
Felt horrible :(
Had chills all day - no sitter ! Not a happy camper ... Ugh!

Day 13~ wow back at work...ugh@! so far so...

day 13~
wow back at work...ugh@!
so far so good:)

still So swollen ;(
when will this swelling go down ladies???????????????????????????????

Fell today - at work :( Hit ground really hard ....

Fell today - at work :(
Hit ground really hard ... Back ad head :(
Headed to doctors Now.
Ladies please pray for me :(
I am freaking out! I'm n so much pain:(

Day 15 ~ a few new pics ;)

day 15 ~ a few new pics ;)

Day 17 - PO Time really flys by... Wow! Still...

Day 17 - PO
Time really flys by... Wow!
Still swollen above my incision :( not cool ! When will this go down ladies ??

WOW TOMORROW MAKES 3 WEEKS SINCE MY TT..TIME FLYS...

WOW TOMORROW MAKES 3 WEEKS SINCE MY TT..TIME FLYS !
NEW PICS..STILL SWOLLEM BUT I TOOK SOME PICS WITH MY BATHING SUIT ON JUST FOR FUN. I STILLHAVE A VERY LONG WAY TO GO. JUST THANKFUL IM ON THE ROAD TO RECOVERY.
I WISH THIS SWELLING WOULD GO DOWN ABOVE MY INCISON THOUGH , AND MY SIDES AS WELL ;(

New pics ~ 3 WEEKS PO TODAY ~ STILL VERY SWOLLEN...

new pics ~ 3 WEEKS PO TODAY ~ STILL VERY SWOLLEN RIGHT OVER THE INCISION SITE..IS THAT NORMAL ?

Day 23 PO ~ Pics. still sore & swollen for...

Day 23 PO ~ Pics.
still sore & swollen for sure!!
i hope the days get better...

4 weeks tomorrow...time flys ! i cant believe it...

4 weeks tomorrow...time flys ! i cant believe it.
Im still very swollen and cant stand it! i really want to know WHEN WILL MY STOMACH BE BACK TO NORMAL.
Wore a regular bra this weekend for the first time... ugh, didnt really like it , not so comfy ;(
wrong size i bet lol!!

6 weeks ~ i have lost track of time.... new pics.

6 weeks ~ i have lost track of time....
new pics.

New pics ~ 7 weeks.. I think ;) lol! belly buttin...

new pics ~ 7 weeks.. I think ;) lol! belly buttin still red.. over all its been good!!

Good Morning Ladies ;) Well im almost 3 months...

Good Morning Ladies ;)
Well im almost 3 months PO i cant believe it!
im so happy i finally did this.. Dont get me wrong i still have a long ways to go but its better than what it was.
I have Posted some new pics ~ will postmore later.
Hope all is well with everyone else.

4 MONTHS OUT!! wow time flys~ a few new pics to...

4 MONTHS OUT!! wow time flys~ a few new pics to post ;)
im happy with the results

Wow took a quick pic just to update page . Not a...

Wow took a quick pic just to update page . Not a good one but it's something . I will post more today.
It will b a year in April. I can't believe how time flys. Ok ladies one boob looks lopsided in this pic but it's really not:) wil post more :)
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I'm curious how tall you are and how many CC's you have, I think your tata's look fantastic. I'm having implant replacement/ lift on March 13th and yours look ideal……. however I'm 5'6 and if your taller or shorter the size you have would make a difference on me. Thanks
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You look great,I am also seeing the same dr. My surgery is on Feb 28th 2012.
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Hey chicka!! I meant to ask you earlier but what bra size did you end up being? And where do you find your bras? I am a 34DDD but can fit into some DD from Victoria Secret..also what type of workout routine are you doing? Your body looks awesome and I want to look more toned like you! I am going to my PS in 3 weeks for my (at that time 6 months) post op checkup and want to talk to him about quotes for some lipo on my thigh and butt area!!! Cant seem to get that area worked (doesnt help that I dont like lunges and squats..hehe) but i dont want them bigger just want to get rid of the giggle!! ttyl girl!
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Wow!! You look awesome!!! See your getting a tan! I am jealous your BBC looks cute! Mine looks like a freaking butt hole! (Not to be gross) so I hope that still changes! I can't believe how fast time flys by! I am 5 months today! Haven't been on the site in a while so I will get some update pics this week!! You look real good girl!! I still won't wear a two piece yet because my BB! So that better change, but I just started a tanning membership so maybe when I am not so pale it will look better!
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You are very welcome!!! Very well deserved! :)

I am feeling alright. The pain is not as bad as expected, however i think i expected to b able to doing a little more at 3 weeks po. All in all i am pretty happy so far.
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You look AMAZING!!! So happy for you. I am 3 weeks post op and if i turn out looking half as great as u i will b ecstatic!!!
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that is so sweet ~ thank u so much! it was the best decision i have ever made lol!
through all the pain ~ i swear i would do it all over if i had to,


How are you feeling so far?
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Wow, you look amazing! What did you use saline or silicone?
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u look awesome!! How many cc's did you go with?
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You look amazing, the road to recovery is a tough one I'm finding out but every week seems to get better and better. Keep up the good work!!
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Hey Mac!! How ya been? Your looking so good..look how small your waist looks in the pic of your driving..boobies look HUGE!! How are your sscars healing?
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too funny i just wrote on your wall and didnt even realize you poste danything on mine.. i was just thionkning about u!

ok, so my scar is still red....and my BB is too.
Im hoping that will soon fade.
Happy with BOOBS, sometimes i still wish i would have gone bigger ;(

im slowly returning to the gym.. i really miss it.

I still get swollen at times , do you???
xoxoox
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Hey Girl! I miss chatting w/you too! I have been fairly remiss these days, recovery is srsly beating me down -still! Last 2 days I have finally SQUEEZED into work clothes, and slept a straight 5 hours LOL, so I think things are starting to look up.

Your 6 week pics are the best yet, you are looking gorgeous! Txt me updates :)
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please text me so i have your number again.. my ohone crashed ;(
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You are looking fantastic!! Time does fly doesn't it?? You wouldn't think so in the begining but it only seems to go faster! I am now 3 months post op and I had to look at a calendar to figure it out because time is flying!! haha! I am glad you are doing great and looking fabulous ♥
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lol... girl i had to do the same as welll..thats too funny!!

do you ever swell anymore?/
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Wow..you look amazing.
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thank u so much~ have you gone in yet?
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How are you doing girl? Swelling getting any better?
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hey lady~ nope..i stil swells and the mornings i must say are the best~ least swelling thn.. belly button still red though...

how are you doing?
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Hey HAPPY 4 WEEKS to us!!!!! lol Feeling better but the swollness is still here for me toooo! ugh
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girl can you belive its been what 5 weeks i think... omg!!
how are yo feeling?
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Hey I just saw your most recent pics. . u look soooo good! Are you wearing a bra with wires in em? If so, maybe you could try a bra that doesnt (if you usually dont) and maybe that would be more comfy when you go out. Your boobs really look so natural and ur tummy looks so flat. Party time for you girlfriend!
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I'm doing really well, thanks for asking! The scars and the swelling go down soon :) I get swelling in my stomach after I eat, that's a super fun look. I'm going to have to have a little revision work on my TT incision- I posted pics of my funky pooch on the left side.
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thats funny casue im thinking about the same thing becasue i havea bit more swelling-scar tissue above the left side of my incision.
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