New pics my stomach still has some swelling.

I am new to Georgia and have been doing my...

I am new to Georgia and have been doing my research on butt augmentation! I cannot wait I am a little disappointed because Dr. J does not have any appointments available for even a consultation until April!! I looked at his website and really liked what I saw. I used to hit the gym faithfully doing squats and everything but it hasn't worked so I have decided to go this route. Can anyone tell me what I should expect after I have this? How long before I look and feel normal and what do you recommend a bbl or implants?

I had my consult today and will be having my...

I had my consult today and will be having my surgery on April 15th! There was an opening available so I was able to my initial appointment moved up!! I have paid my deposit so I feel like its real now. Dr. J was very nice as well as his staff they were very patient with me. Thank you Valerie and Shelly inpaticular! After talking with Dr. J I have decided on a tummy tuck and butt augmentation. I'm looking forward to seeing a new me. I think it's going to be a hard recovery being I'm having two things done but I think it will be worth it at least I hope so :)

The time is counting down! 16 weeks and I will...

The time is counting down! 16 weeks and I will have a new body. I am so excited about having this done. I am now making sure I save money so that I am able to pay for my procedure. This is something that I have thought about for a long time and its finally going to happen. I am a little worried about the tummy tuck though I just don't know about the scar that comes with that but hopefully it will be ok...but let the countdown begin!

Good morning ladies! I am getting more and more...

Good morning ladies! I am getting more and more excited because its getting closer and closer to my transformation. I have seen some really good pictures of ladies who have had the procedure recently. I am a little concerned though about how long the new me will last. Has anyone had a bbl at least a year ago or know of someone?

I keep seeing posts from other ladies saying that...

I keep seeing posts from other ladies saying that they are trying to gain weight before their sx. I am 5'6 and weigh about 145.....Dr. J did not say anything to me about gaining weight that makes me nervous....hope I have enough fat to give me a for real booty!! What do you think ladies?

I got a call from Aziza today because someone...

I got a call from Aziza today because someone cancelled!!! My surgery date had moved up 3 weeks...I could scream I am so excited but yet do nervous at the same time. I have to put on some weight any suggestions on how to gain weight quickly??

Hey ladies well as you seen from my previous post...

Hey ladies well as you seen from my previous post that my surgery was moved up so in less then a month I will have a new body and I am so excited. My fiancée has been against it up until recent. I think it was him being insecure and not understanding what it means to me. I think he is finally understanding its for me and not to impress anyone else. I almost feel like now he is starting to get excited about it to. It feels so much better now that he is finally with me on this. I was going to go start buying stuff yesterday but then decided to wait till after my preop on the 8th call me crazy for procrastinating but I will just feel more comfortable then. I feel like based on some of the other blogs not buying enough but I don't want to spend unnecessary money on things I may not use... Pray for me along the way ladies as I will for you. Question...have u all been able to get back into your pants after the sx?

Pray for me ladies I have my medical clearance...

Pray for me ladies I have my medical clearance appointment in the morning. I hope I am healthy enough.

I am leaving my primary care Dr's office now just...

I am leaving my primary care Dr's office now just got my blood work done for my medical clearance. There really was nothing to it they asked me a few questions, checked my blood pressure, my weight and drew my blood. I have been eating like a pig and still weigh the same. I am 5'6 and weigh between 145-150 I need to gain about 15-20lbs if I want 1000cc's according to Dr J but doesn't look like that's going to happen oh well I'm sure he will still be able to have me looking good. My PC asked me what type of surgery I was having then asked me 100 questions about it....I was a little embarrassed lol anyway hopefully my bloodwork comes back fine...now off to call Dr J's office so I can make my final payment on my surgery!! Again So Excited!

2 weeks to go! I had my preop apt today and was a...

2 weeks to go! I had my preop apt today and was a little dissapointed because I thought I was going to actually see the Dr. I did get alot of information though on how to take care of myself after the surgery and what to buy. I will share with you ladies when I get home tonight.

Ok ladies these pics make me sick when I look at...

Ok ladies these pics make me sick when I look at them. I cannot wait to get this sx done. I'm so worried though that I will not have enough fat and I'm not gaining much weight!

I went to 2 different Walgreens and Walmart to...

I went to 2 different Walgreens and Walmart to find a female urinal...I finally found one they have them for men everywhere but not women...also ladies is there a specific type of soap that I will need or just any antibacterial soap?? I am trying to get the last of the things I need.

Ok ladies my time is almost here. My fiancé came...

Ok ladies my time is almost here. My fiancé came back in town so he could go to sx with me and one of my girlfriends will be in town tomorrow. I am getting really nervous. I know I should be excited but I have so many things running through my mind....I just pray that the healing process is not that bad and that I get great results.

Night before post of measurements March 21 Butt...

Night before post of measurements March 21
Butt 41
Leg 23-1/2
Waist at hip 37
Waist at belly button 38

I made it! I'm not going to lie ladies this pain...

I made it! I'm not going to lie ladies this pain is no joke yesterday right after surgery my ass hurt like a mother! My butt has stopped hurting but my stomach is....it's the getting up and down part. Thank God I have some help here. I do not think I could do it alone. I haven't really seen my butt yet because its covered in pads and gauze...Dr. J put 800 cc's in my butt and 200 cc's in each hip he took out 3200 cc's of fat. So I'm sure I will be happy once I see it...I will take pics tomorrow when I'm able to take my garment off...Thank you ladies for all of your thoughts and prayers.

I am bleeding through my garment is that normal?

I am bleeding through my garment is that normal?

Getting that garment on and off is no joke...he...

Getting that garment on and off is no joke...he are a couple of pics without it

There has got to be an easier way to get this...

There has got to be an easier way to get this garment on and off other then tugging on it??? Help me out ladies..

Good morning! Today is day 5...I must say the...

Good morning! Today is day 5...I must say the being process has not been fun. I am glad that I got everything all done and over with at once but trying to sleep and rest is very hard. I commend all ladies who have done this.

I just measured my booty and it is 44 inches!...

I just measured my booty and it is 44 inches! Today I am 8 days post op..I feel and look very swollen so I am sure I will loose a little bit of it but hopefully not much. I have one more week before I go back to work so I am going to try very hard this week to get myself prepared for that. I went in yesterday for my post op appointment I was so happy because they were taking my drains out until one got stuck! It hurts like hell!! If it wasn't for that I don't think I would have pain anymore just extreme discomfort I am going back in on Monday and Dr. J is going to remove it I cannot wait. I will finally feel like I am on the road to recovery when that happens. I would recommend ladies that you listen to them about the foods you should eat! I have not been eating correctly and I believe that is part of the reason why I am so swollen today also it is very important that you get up and walk around trust me I know its painful but your body does get very stiff! Thank you ladies for all of your prayers and support! Hope everyone has a Blessed Easter!!

I am just leaving Dr.J's office he removed the...

I am just leaving Dr.J's office he removed the drain that was stuck it took about 10 minutes very little pain. The monitored me for a little bit and let me go. I feel like I am now on the road to recovery!!

Ladies!! I went out last night...let me just say I...

Ladies!! I went out last night...let me just say I had 2 drinks my hand most of the night and I didn't buy a one. I loved the attention and it felt so nice. I have never had someone walk behind me and say "damn" lol.... Anyway I felt so good in my clothes because it made me feel like the total package...I have the top, I think I'm pretty but I have never had the bottom. I LOVE IT!

I had a tt and bbl 19 days ago and for the past 2...

I had a tt and bbl 19 days ago and for the past 2 days my stomach has been very tight, hard and a little swollen has anyone experienced that? I called Dr. J's office today and talked to Kim and she seems to think its normal she said that it could be scar tissue forming and to make sure I'm massaging it..

Ok I think I am done with the garment. I am going...

Ok I think I am done with the garment. I am going to buy something just for my stomach having to pull the thing over my butt multiple times a day cannot be helping. I am loosing volume each day and its bothering me. I am an inch away from where I started and with all the $$ I paid I don't want to be the same size I was when I started.... I am 3 weeks post op when does the fluffing begin??

I love my booty it fits my body perfect and looks...

I love my booty it fits my body perfect and looks very natural to me....my stomach is flatter then what it was before but I still have a little ways to go on it. I just pray I do not loose any more volume.

Going on 7 weeks post op...love the way my booty...

Going on 7 weeks post op...love the way my booty looks in jeggings! New pic

Just bought my 1st pair of jeans-pic

Think I should wait to sit?

Hey my RS ladies...it has been 9 weeks now and 1 day..I love my results! Dr. J has my body looking lovely and very proportionate....I still have not sat down without my boppy pillow but I'm thinking its about time...what do you all think?? When do you ladies who have already had a bbl start sitting and did it effect your results at all?
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Oh, and I start sitting after week three and had no volume lost. I think you should be fine, but the longer you wait it out I think the better. At some point it does not matter though because the fat is settled in and not going anywhere!
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Looking good! How did you sleep hun! Im getting the same thing also, did you just sleep on your back?
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I slept on my knees bent over an ottoman for several weeks because I had fat grafted to my hips and butt and didnt want to put any pressure on them... I finally figured out a way to sleep on my side so that it didn't compromise my hips...I will say it was pure hell at 1st...you are having the same thing done are you going for a round 2?
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Well, I had a bbl in 2011 with lipo, biut I need a tummytuck because of my skin from having children, so Im getting a mini bbl. I'm going to just get hella pillows and try to make it work without applying a lot of pressure. It does sound like hell at its finest! Im just hoping for little pain and hopefully to find a good position to lay in. Dang that sounds painful on the knees, I know I could not survive that way lol
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Yes I put pillows under my knees but they still got carpet burn but I was so scared to put in pressure on my butt and it actually gave my stomach a little relief
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At least it gave relief on your tummy! It seems like it would hurt the tummy that way, well you made it through, I know your glad and it's worth the pain for the end result. Im not going to trip off my butt too much and just hope that it stays because I have to find a comfy position with getting a tt! Bbls are drama!!! lol All that not sitting, I cant believe Im doing that part again, but I want it more fuller and some hips. I will say that I'm scard to ruin fat from the hips, but Dr. Salama does lateral butt injections, so I guess I will find out if it sticks later down the road!
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Well stretching your stomach is not comfortable so kneeling with your body bent kinda relaxes your stomach...I agree the bbls are so much drama you would think as much as they cost you would be good to do anything right after surgery but that is not the case...you are right I am so glad I am done my stomach still doesn't feel normal though...it feels better with a waist cincer on it...I was told though it takes about a year for it to all the way heal
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Right!!! I'm on the tummytuck part of this sight too and the ladies always say that they feel better with the waist clincher on for months. I think I will stick it out for 6 months to a year depending on how the swelling is going. I know you can swell several months later but just know that the end result is golden! I'm hoping to lay on my side in a fetal position with tons of pillows, I will be staying prayed up for sure. My family is nervous but Im reassuring them that everything will be okay. Did you use a walker or did you just walk around right after?
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Yes you will be fine I will pray for you as well. I walked around on my own the key is to stay active you do need to walk around every hour or so or you will get stiff
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Great advice! Thank you so much!
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You look soooo good!
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Thank you so much!! :)
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Hey, how long do you think is enough time to stay out of work? How's your healing going? Are you still noticing a loss in volume or noticed fluffing?
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I took off 2 weeks if you are only getting a bbl I think that's enough time I got a tt also so if I could have stayed off for a month I would have that's a hard recovery... No I haven't loss any volume in awhile now don't think I see any fluffing either I have been 42" in the hips for a long time
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You are looking good in dem jeans! What kind are they?
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Thank you! Those are from Express
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They are nice!
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Uhmm.....that fluffing is working overtime Lady! Bootiful!!
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Thank you!! I am not sure about the fluffing yet cause it still feels a little firm but it may have started
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Bootay is Looking great & Nicely shaped!
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Girl u look just fine. I'm 11 weeks po and im swollen and it's still hard. It gets better . I'm on my feet all day and it makes me swell. l
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Yes I thought being on my feet might be the reason for my stomach swelling..
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U look great! Did u have stretch marks on your stomach? I have my surgery date scheduled but there's some stretch marks on my belly n I'm afraid it will sag after lipo.
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Yes a lot of them which is why I got a tt they are not all gone but it looks a lot better.
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Yeesss! Looking good!!!!
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