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I am a mommy of 2 little girls (5yr old and 1yr...

I am a mommy of 2 little girls (5yr old and 1yr old). After I had my first one my tummy's skin looked a little bit loose but my stretch marks were looking bad. I lost all the weight I gained when I was pregnant with my first but was not happy with my tummy's skin but over time my stretch marks started fading. So anyways I got pregnant with my 2nd one and gained 60 pounds and after I had her I lost 40 of it but I am still working on losing the rest. I already picked out my surgeon and it is Dr. Tjelmeland at Meridian Plastic Surgery Center. I will be paying about $10,500 and that is including everything. He is going to do liposuction to my hips and do a umbilical hernia repair and tighten my abdominal wall muscles. I have been planning this for about almost 2yrs. The reason why I haven't done it sooner is because I haven't lost the weight that I want to lose. I want to weigh 135 when I have this surgery because in my opinion I think my results will look better if I am smaller. I weighed 178 about 2 months ago and have lost 23 pounds by working out and drinking Herbalife shakes with a low carb diet oh and working out 3-4 days a week. I need to lose 20 more before my surgery and I believe I will accomplish this before my tummy tuck. My goal here is to get advice and gain more knowledge about this procedure and to show my tummy tuck journey to others who are also considering this procedure.

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Sounds good to me...work it out
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I posted a picture of me after loosing 23 pounds,...

I posted a picture of me after loosing 23 pounds, I know it doesn't look like it but I am working on losing about 25 more.

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I am trying to book for June 19th - so we will be going through it together!
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Thank you :)

Ok I am so confused now. I am thinking of getting...

Ok I am so confused now. I am thinking of getting my surgery in DR with Dr. Robles but I am scared to travel by myself. I was thinking of getting a tummy tuck with a Brazilian butt lift. After I had my surgery here in Tx I was planning on getting a bbl next year but now I'm thinking why not get it all at once and get it over with. I know for sure I want both. What do you all think? I've heard good things about Dr. Robles and I've seen pictures and they look good. I'm so confused now lol

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Oh that is so cool :) I wish you the best!
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So I told 2 people that I'm really close to about...

So I told 2 people that I'm really close to about me wanting to go to DR to get my surgery and they are not supportive. They think it's safer here in the US to get my surgery than out of the country and I told them every surgery has its own risks no matter where you get it done. Its not like I haven't done my research on doctors in DR or on the procedure I want done. They don't understand how I feel trapped inside this ugly body. They tell me that I don't need a tummy tuck that I just need to lose weight to fix my stomach. Ugh! that pisses me off.

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I'm going alone on April 17, u should gone with me!!!!
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I would love to go but unfortunately I have school and cant take off until June :( I would also love to get my surgery done sooner. Sometimes i'm like "forget school, Im gonna schedule something sooner" lol that's how bad I want my surgery
It's ok, I will keep u posted of all my updates!!!!

Ok so I sent my deposit to Dr Yily to hold my date...

Ok so I sent my deposit to Dr Yily to hold my date. Now I'm just going to wait for a confirmation. I'm so excited! I hope I get the date I picked. I wrote to Dr Robles about 2 weeks ago and never heard back. I love robles and yily's work, they are both very talented in my opinion.

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That's awesome sagogetta! Soon we will both be looking hott! lol
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That's right!!!! Lol
I'm going june 18!!! Team yily!!!
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I got a confirmation today from Dr. Yily, I will...

I got a confirmation today from Dr. Yily, I will be having my surgery June 10th if its God permits me. I applied today for my passport and everything went smooth, I paid a little extra $ to get it quicker and now all I have to do is book my flight and buy my supplies that I will be needing. I'm so excited but nervous at the same time. I started taking Iron and vitamin C on Wednesday and I will be taking other vitamins too. Oh and I need to go to my primary doctor to get my tests done and my prescriptions. Dang, I have so many things to do. Oh and I need to lose 10 pounds before surgery. I know I will be able to ( I think ) lol I weigh 155 and I want to be at 145.

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Great, I will be paying my deposit and can't wait to get my date. Can anyone tell me how the stay is in the recovery house and how much would it be for a 10 day stay?
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did you have surgery? Hope everything okay
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Can someone please send me Dr. Yily's email address, cant find it need to send her my pics. thanx!
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