Liposuction of abdomen and flanks -January 3rd

I had 3 kids in 38 months.... I am back to my...

I had 3 kids in 38 months.... I am back to my prepregnancy weight for almost 4yrs now but I can never do a thing about this skin on my stomach. I am 5'6 and weigh 134. I am a long distance runner and lift weights. I am in shape except for this belly. When I sit down it plops over my jeans...just gross. I am really excited and nervous.

The before pictures attached

The before pictures attached

When I went today my doctor convinced me to inky...

When I went today my doctor convinced me to inky do the Kipp of the flanks and abdomen today and see how I look in 3 months. I will be thrilled if this is enough. He would have to liposuction anyway and thought he'd only be able to get 1.5 inches of skin.......we will see I am so worried.

Ok, I typed my last post on my iphone and...

Ok, I typed my last post on my iphone and obviously should have proofread it. Anyway when I went in the doctor talked me into doing liposuction only of my abdomen and flanks and then see how it looks in 3 months to see if I need the tuck. He thought he could only get about 1.5 inches of skin and he didn't think it is worth the scar. I am soooo worried. I guess I really planned for this down time.....

It just stinks because I hope I don't end up needing the tuck anyway. I am going to the Bahamas in March and wanted to look fantastic...
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They say to wait 6 months for total results. If still lumpy there are non surgical procedures to smooth them out called ultrasonic cavitation. They say it gets rid of fat but I've only read that post lipo patients have benefitted because it smoothed out lumpiness. Sounds like you might benefit from that in the future. Research it and see if you find out the same thing.
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I will post pictures this weekend. It has been 3 months. The flanks and saddlebags were totally worth it but I am not sure about my stomach. It is still quite "lumpy"
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You do NOT look like you need a tummy tuck. Of course, I can't touch your skin. Look on here and see all the women who do have them, you are no where close to how they look. I am not a Dr., however I have seen women with more skin and fat hanging over who just did lipo..and look fine. Good luck and would like to see your results:)
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How did it go? I'm interested in doing the same and like you have been advised a tummy tuck is not required! hope all is well and you are happy with the results :)
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OMG! We are belly twins!!! I always telling me how great I look and they can't believe that I have 4 kids, but I see myself naked! I have the same issue with the belly roll when sitting as well! Ugh! I am just toying with a full or mini, but seeing I look just like you I guess I should get a mini! Good luck girl!
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Good luck on your upcoming mini tummy tuck, you look good now , just wait tell you have it!
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Less than a month to go! Please keep us posted about how you're feeling as the big day nears.

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I am very curious how it goes for you. Awake as in
you get local or maybe an epidural or spinal block? I see my Dr this week and im still on the fence about a mini vs full tuck. Keep us posted and good luck!
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