Any girls who had arm lipo with salama ??? Was the outcome worth it ??? PLEASE HELP !!!!

I m sorta new to this bbl realself but been...

I m sorta new to this bbl realself but been reading post from everyone for the past 6 months, this website has really helped me to make a decision to go through this , thank you ladies for taking your time to advise and tell your experience, the ugly, the bad, and the good. My height is 5.1 120 pounds, and hv surgery scheduled with salama on July 16th , desperately trying to find a july 15th, work is expecting back otherwise i might lose my jo=b.

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hey girl, try calling the office they can find someone to switch, fyi i posted several times but got no repsonses till I posted pictures and became personal we like to know everyone is real and going through the process with us
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She's right^
Omg maybe this is why i just got my posting updated in realself. i need to figure out if i can post from my phone my pre op pictrures, i dont hv a computer at home, just at work so dont want any of co workers going into my business.. i will try to post some pictures somehow /

My surgery is schedule for July 16th, just find...

My surgery is schedule for July 16th, just find out bad cholesterol is high and my doctor has put me on a diet and exercise . any way i can lower my bad cholesterol but still keep my xx weight/ I gained 15 pounds in the past 6 months. I m now 125 , 5"1
suggestions ladies ???

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I HAVE been trying to update and my update is not...

I HAVE been trying to update and my update is not going through -- i dont know understand why and is so annoying . Please help on an suggestions.

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I wish salama was quoting me 7,400!! Lol good luck. :)
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Follow up appointment with Salama is scheduled for...

Follow up appointment with Salama is scheduled for may 8th , when I met him for the first time back in August he advised me not to gain any weight ( I was about 118) I m now 125 pounds. , I feel like I m not big enough to get bbl , can't wait to c him again to get a better idea. I learned a new way to post pictures so planning to take front and back shots of flat booty ;(

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I've seen thin girls get it done and look amazing. In fact some of my faves are skinny girls. Go with your gut though, you definately look big enough to have enough fat xxxxxxxxxxxx
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I keep hearing to just stay the same size:/ it's more about the Lipo and how your doc shapes you up. Idk!!' Hope for the best :)
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Yes I also been hearing the same - Salama seems pretty good with lipo -thank you , you too -

MY mom is getting suspicious due to my weight...

MY mom is getting suspicious due to my weight gain, i have been between 105 , i m now close to 125:( so my weight is mostly in my stomach area. I purchased already a small squeen vest and i been using it so coworkers don't ask me why i m gaining so much weight, should i tell mom about surgery? or should i tell her afterwards? I m terrified something will happen to me since i never been put under . sighs help ladies. please .

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Funny - you wearing a squeem vest to hide your weight gain. If mom's a worry wart, I don't think that you should tell her...you should be okay. I haven't read any negative about Dr S and his team's expertise. I've never been under either. The most anaesthetic that I have had is at the dentist...lol.
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Omg me too !!! Iso far hv not heard any negative comments or deaths reported on sAlama's rep . So that gives me sorta of good feeling . Who is your surgeon ,
LOL.. Moms always know how to catch us! I would say tell somebody - pick someone that you know you can trust and will look out for you and tell that person so that you can share with that person. I haven't decided how I'm going to tell my family, but I'm going to tell them. My boyfriend is taking a week off to care for me after surgery which is very nice. He's really supportive even though he keeps saying I don't need it. As long as you trust your doctor don't worry about anything - once you've done your research, kept your eyes/mind open and been cautious in choosing your doctor, you have nothing to fear! I'm saying a prayer for you... Who do you think you can tell?
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Second consultation is approaching and this time...

Second consultation is approaching and this time is either make it or brake it for me. I want Salama to take a good luck at my skin and tell me what i should be expecting w/o sugar coating it .. which is that what i love about him,, he straight forward and does not promise u the world just to get ur money. i obviously have no booty / hips , so any change in my body will be appreciated .

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Hey I have July 24th, I can switch with you.
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;) I really need it a day before mine . I m required to go back to work in a week for trials ;(. Desperately trying to find someone .

Second consultation was just what I expected . He...

Second consultation was just what I expected . He promise me improvements not perfection . He assured the dents in my hips and projection but the dimples in my bottom part of my gluteus will be challenging to fix ;((((.

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Oh I show him my wish picture which is now out of...

Oh I show him my wish picture which is now out of the question , mentioned my butt was short and wish pix has different structure ! Sighs ! I understood , he can only work with what I can give him . . One thing that got me worried is that the fact I m supposed to hv my cycle during surgery , he mentioned doing blood work prior to surgery , if it goes under 11 he will hv to cancel ..;(. Any ideas on how to keep my iron blood levels good ? What food to eat ?

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When are you scheduling?
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July 16
Yay!!!
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I m not sure what to think anymore after last...

I m not sure what to think anymore after last consultation appt with salama, all the wish pictures i show was not a guarantee since i hve a short butt and can only fit so much fat . sighs ! I dont want to go through this for nothin. Drivin myself crazy on what to do .

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I'm having my surgery on July 19th and got my last week but cuz I live in Canada...maybe yours will arrive in a couple of weeks...
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Any good points u can give , ?
I got mines about 5 weeks till surgery.
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Massage table to sleep after sx

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Purchasing items for surgery .

I starting purchasing things for surgery , I got massage table to sleep after surgery , traveling 4 hours to aventura so need a small list . What are the most essential things to get .

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Still waiting on package from Salama's office

Not very impress with the fact the office is not organize n take their sweet time on mailing packages ahead of time !!!! I m one of those people that love to be prepare ahead of time . Why does it take that long to make copies ?? Seriously ?? No wonder why some girls are confuse on what to do and not to do sometimes . If anyone can share good tips pleasw share . I m 5 weeks away she freaking out already

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Foods to avoid weeks prior to surgery

Can anyone please give me few tips on what foods to avoid prior to sx in order to avoid blood clots, anesthesia issues etc . I m few weeks away and I feel lost , been expecting my package from Salama with instructions on what to do , please if anyone can Emsil me the package I will appreciate so much , , thank god for this website , at this point I feel like I m getting more support than my actual surgeon 's office . A little disappointed lately -

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Thats a concern I am having too because I heard that it takes a while before getting the packages and I also like to plan everything ahead of time, and get as many things as possible off the checklist. My date is Aug 2.
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oh wow , amazingly this is issue that should be address asap, i just dont understand why it takes too long to send packages out or make copies, . this is a concern because people are different , i have no complaints so far except for this one which happens to be A HUGE one to me at least. i was amazed to find out from some of the ladies in the lobby they were getting their packages with instructions barely few weeks before sx > i know we can get a lot of this info in realself or google but the principle is to get this information from the clinic where surgery is being done ! Very frustrated lately, and i will most likely contact the office next week.
I feel your frustration. My surgery is the week before yours and I have yet to receive my packet either. I was borderline anemic last year and want enough time to get second labs if needed. I take multis and supplements daily so I hope I'm good. It would be nice to have my labs done at this point since I have paid for room and airfare already. I emailed Nancy last night.
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Got a hold of Salama's office

and they will be emailing me package and mailing px to my office. woo hoo.. Apparently nancy is out of the office this week or something so Naomie was so nice to go the x mile to help me out.

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Percocet is a brand name of oxycodone.
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as long as they work with pain . i was freaking out when i got the pills back .
Who presrcibed that Dr. Salama office? I got a precription for percocet
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I M SO CONFUSED !!!

Should i keep taking vitamin c amd iron when i start with the vitamedica package, ?? i dont want to over do it with vitamins but want to make sure i m strong to go through surgery. please i need advise.

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Chicken noodle soup and I drank allot of Gator aid
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Lmfao i ate a while papa johns pizza after surgery my mom was all like "isnt that y u got lipo" lmao
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LMAO .... MOMs are priceless !

Liver enzymes

Got my blood results and not what I expected . High levels of liver enzymes . Supposed to hv another test to rule out other issues . I n assuming surgery might hv to be re scheduled unless Pcp agrees to give me medical clearance . I will hv to call nancy to find out what Salama suggest .

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Sorry to hear that :( So I don't understand .....if you need a later date...,they can't just reschedule you?
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Awe hun, sorry to hear this!
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Sorry about your tests results. Hopefully your still cleared. I'm worried too also and ive already booked everything. Good luck though!
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MEDICAL CLEARANCE

today i get my final results from second lab, i guess this is it for me, i either get clearance or not . At this point whatever comes it comes, even though i got ALL my supplies ready, my hotel, transportation etc. I cant control the future , so i got to chill out and expect the best to come. As a second option if it does not go through i will go ahead and use timeshare for two weeks getaway with my mom and re scheduled until the end of this year or next year. We always have to come up with plan B in life.

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Baby girl....a Delay is not a Deny....always know this the work of The Lord...He created time...He can expedite it and He can slow it down....yes we are awaiting our packages too...Cynthia being on vacation is a blessing...all this delay has allotted YOU MissRT more time to get your level in position to carry you through your sx...God gives to us the desires Of our heart...Girl,now line up with what is going on in your life ..speak to them levels and tell they got to line up too...loll.so we can hear and see your post op pics...
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aww thanks. Medical clearance was given , so i m good to go. I left it in God's hands .
dunno yet . will see monday. hopefyully second labs are better than the first ones.

It's official .

I m good to go, sx on the 16th

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Happy Healing....updates updates updates...please...my sx is Augusta 15... Need a travel buddy...my daughter cancelled...
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Good luck! Happy healing!
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thank you : ))))

Pre Op this Am with Salama!!! Wow is really happening .

Well I m here , getting ready for my Pre op . Sighs . Can't believe is really happening . Gof please keep me safe tomorrow . To all the ladies that are having surgery this am I m praying for you . Have a great day ladies .

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Awww :) you will come through just fine...with a Salamfied body....prayers going up!
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Good luck and hope you have a safe op today. Your gonna wake up with a nice booty.
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Good luck and prayers
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It is official !

Just left Salama 's office, surgery confirmed for next day at 7:30 am . Sorta disappointed I didn't meet the person operating on me but his assistant . She was knowledge but not very personable in my opinion . Anyhow , just waiting for my turn . God please allow me to pull this off and get better . Thank you so far ladies for helping me this far . Regardless of any negative comments about realself I think this website help me make the biggest decision of my life .

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Best of luck gurlie! Can't wait to see ur results!
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Thank you so much
good luck u will do just fine prayers goes up!
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My day has arrived

Years and years of wanting this change I m finally here . So far has been a rollercoaster of emotions , lots of time invested and money . Now I leave everything on God. 'S hand to allow me to get through it okay . Thanks again to all my bbl sisters that have supported me , guided me through this process .

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Congratulations Chica we made it
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Blessings & wishing u a happy & fast healing hun..U finally made it!!
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Just stay hydrated and it will happen naturally! So glad you're on the other side!
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Very sore !!!

This surgery is def not a walk in the park . My face is swollen , eyes ,everything !!!! Trying to walk every 3 hours and drink a lots of liquid . Anesthesia along with tons of Meds make me voting four times . It was brutal . Urinating has been a challenge , and antibiotics are making me sick . I will update more later about my sx experience .

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Sorry your not feeling so good. Try and walk more often I know its hard but try and walk every hour. Drink lots of water cos that really helps and eat lots of protein or buy Ensure protein drink that helped me a lot and you drink at least 4 a day. Dont worry dear Day 3 is usually quite bad and it'll get better from now on. Feel better.
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Aww man ,im so sorry to hear that for you. My Sx was a day after and I feel very good ,I actually never felt bad just sore...Im staying on top of my pain meds and antibiotics around the clock.....try and stretch too while you walk around. I pray you get to feeling better hun.
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Ya need to take pain medication more . Trying to be strong N go without it .

Bathroom trip was an experience !!!!

Wow all I can say doing number two was something .. Not only went once but twice today . Posting a pix , best I can do right now . I think is perfect for my small frame . I got small garment at the time of sx . Already on the second clip .

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hey love so excited for you!!! =0)
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Thats exactly how I felt hun u will b feeling alright soon girl :)happy healing u look great big bootyyy!!!
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Look great! How many cc's did you get?
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Small Second Stage garment with foams!!

Has been a total nightmare since it was put on yesterday . My thighs bruised so much , ( no lipo on thighs) I couldn't breath , my stomach felt like day After surgery . I didn't sleep at All last nite . My friend called Salama around 5pm to get his input about garment , he said if need it to switch back to garment number one with foams . So at six am this morning decided I had no choice , needless to say it was a struggle to get the new one out of me . And took pixtiures of how badly bruised it was due to garment compression being ill fitted. Not sure what is the plan on Monday but for now planning to wear this one. I will however text dr Salama to find out if he needs me to put additional compression such as squeen vest that I brought with me. I used to use small squeen vest even before this surgery . Well that is all for today .i m praying to God for faster recovery . And happy healings to all mg beautiful bbl sisters

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Day of surgery .

Don't think I had the energy that day to update About my overall experience with OR . Got there around 7:15 am, my best friend came along with me , no one was there just yet , I think it took few minutes until nurses came in . They took me in right away , I changed to their operating gown. , stockings , sock , they asked me to wait for dr Salama to arrive shortly to take pictures which I did. I brought other wish pictures which he he immediately said it was impossible for me to get that. Well I asked him to please give me small waist and hourglass shape hopefully since
My preop body looks like10 year old body. He did mentioned again he couldn't give me a big ass cuz my ass was short . I was fine with it since a big booty will probably look ridiculous for my small frame . He sent me to speak to Alex next , very outgoing , professional , however in the middle of him Asking me important questions the next door room was full of noise from nurses and other doctors , I asked Alex to please close door to have the privacy I needed it to fully understand these questions before him putting me under . He did and apologized . Then got my tequila , they asked me basic information as my nAme , birthdate and what I was going for -. Next thing I know I woke up in the recovery room . I was happy to be awake , I pray to God for it. My nurse proceeded on calling my best friend to pick me up .they took me down to first floor and I was gone. I think I was out of there At 12:30 . Didn't get to see Salama I assumed he was performing his next surgery of the day .

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Post op Appointment -

It was quick . I was in and out just like that . Dr Salama was there for few minutes. It was a wed so I the waiting room was soooo packed , one thing that I m little worried is that My massage lady mentioned a red mark in my stomach area ;( she put cream and asked me to leave it until Monday . I m praying to god is not a lipo burn . I will be so devastated if that is correct . I keep putting arnica Im my booty for the bruises to disappear n taking arnica and bromelain .

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Any updated pics?? Thanks for your updates I'm about the same size and height so I'm trying to get an idea of what my results will be :) Happy Healing. !!!!
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You look Amazingly incredibly....Gorguss! In hopes of happy healing...doll...I'm proud of ya...
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The stage 2 garment is the devil but if you can handle the compression (I did by taking percs) you can shed inches on your waist the first week
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Second massage .

Went well :) painful but felt much better afterwards - good news I don't have the burn lipo marks which was great news . My waist is very small , swollen but small .. Got to keep train n reduce it as much as I can .

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One week post op -

Feeling better but medication is def need it . In Miami for another week which is good cuz I can't see myself working long hours right away . Today I make one week . Soreness , seeking and some pain still there but manageable with pain medication . I m happy my best friend is with me till I go back , this recovery for me has been tough so her help has been a gift from God . I m just waiting for this booty to soften up , stick hard hard as rock ;(

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One week post op today

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Before n After - one week post op

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Great transformation
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Thank you . Hope I keep healing good so far . Thanks again for all your advises prior to sx - u rock !
Thats perfect. Thats what I'm lookn for being small framed cant expect to much. happy healings.
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Before / after

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U look great already! But where on earth did he get fat from?! lol U have such a small frame! Hope ur well and happy healing gurl!.x
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Oh believe me I was skinny fat all my life . I had plenty of fat in my abdomen area . Thank u so much !
wow....u look amazing!!!
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Caregiver / transportation

I was very pleased with my take care giver recommend by dr Salama 's office . Miller Company , Especially with her assistant Yvonne . Hired her for 4 days , she took care of my meals , showers , bathroom trips , changing dressing . , dr visits , grocery shopping n even laundry N the best of all she was happy to help out which to me it was vital for my recovery. Let me tell you , it might take a toll in your wallet but is all worth it . Let me know if you need her info .

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Hi Girl !!! u look good we haven't been able to see each others but I think u look great..today Dr Salama took my back drain away but still draining at the front and had my second massage today....wish u a goo healing !!!
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That is great . I got my back drain taking out , Maybe today (Friday) or Monday the front one will be taking out . I m heading back on Monday . Got my 4th massage today , even though massages hurt a little is a good hurt pain n gosh feel so damn good afterwards .
That sounds like a good company to go with! Im not trying to hate on anyone but Marium was way to busy and had too much on her plate! I dont care what anyone thinks, I personally did not appreciate being left at stores for 30 minutes after having a damn tummytuck! So, with that being said, good luck out for the future patients hun!!!!
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Massages ! The secret to faster recovery ,

Today was my 4th massage . I hv one more Monday before I depart home n get my front drain taking out . I must say I love love getting massages done . I feel so damn good afterwards ,. N my waist gets smaller n smaller !! Still taking pain killers prior to massages it helps so much .

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you look great mama! Cant wait to see your 3 month pics ☺ I'm 125-130lbs too
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I am sorry you didn't have a good experience with Miriam and glad you were able to find a company that satisfied your needs. However, I was transported, recovered (board) with (her daughter and her), fed, etc by Miriam and found her help and care to be great and genuine. I guess everyone might have had different experiences, but my experience was great. I just want to be fair when it comes to people and their efforts they exert when doing their job. I would definitely recommend Miriam as a caretaker and for transportation. If anyone is looking for such service you can do your own shopping or comparison. Her number is 305-610-5919.
Yea right! You only have two post and you probably are Miriam or work for her! Also, why are you on this girls page trying to advertise her services when MissRT is clearly referring people to a MORE reliable and better company? She was reffered by the office to this company! Miriam is very unprofessional and she even called my phone last night about this REALSELF POST which tells me that someone on here went back and told her something that I saod which I really dont give a damn. Also, she better be glad that she did not get a real review on MY page about her services, because that is what I was going to do! She had no business taking people to get something to eat after MY doctors appointment when I just had a damn tummytuck and leaving me at the fucking store for 30 minutes and she done way more shit than that!!! Keep playing and I will put all the shit on blast!!!!! So, tat00........TATA and go advertise her whack ass service on YOUR page!!! Ladies if you want a professional service after surgery, DO NOT use Miriam!!!!

Home sweet home

Returned back home . Got my 5th massage and will be doing an ultrasound for my left leg . I started having pain on my left leg about two days ago , saw dr Salama today n was told everything seen okay but just to be in the safe side he gave me prescription for ultrasound to rule out blood clot . My shape is forming pretty nicely , have a lot to go through , just taking a day by day .

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Looking good. ...will look better in the weeks to come!
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You looking good Kidd! truly Salamafied...enjoy your new self...hun
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Did you get lipo from your legs/thighs? Hope everything is ok :)
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One week post op pix

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Back to work !

Today is day 15th . I feel okay with pain medication . Sucky thing is that I hv to stand up until 5 pm today . Got my ultrasound appt at 1 to rule blood clots . Better be safe than sorry . Thank god I have been wearing butt pads n waist cincher . None of my co workers have noticed .. Plus I wear black suits for work ., so it makes it easier to hide it . One thing though is that I had to purchase new pants . I was wearing size 5 prior to surgery , so I figured getting size 8 will be safe . Nope size 8 didn't even fit . I had to run to Walmart late at night to get me some black pants .. Size 10 with elastic was the winner . I was shocked !!

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Have a great first day back and try to take it easy!
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Thanks. Standing up the whole time is tough . Oh man how I wish to sit !! :).
You look great hun! Loving the curves!
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Cc's injected

Confirmed with nancy cc 's I was surprised to learn I rcvd 950 cc on each side . Dr Salama only expected at least 800 cc , so I guess he exceeded his own expectations . He is an amazing doctor .! It was worth the wait .

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And drink water!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Compression socks, tights abd bromeliam along  with the arnica. Eat pineapples. ..they help with swelling and bruising. Elevate your feet in the car.
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Thank you ma ...

3 weeks post op

Well I made it to the 3 weeks. To me it has been a tough recovery , I thought I had high tolerance to pain but I guess I was wrong . I m currently getting my massages , today will be my 7th. Wearing small CG with x small squeem with foams and board . Hoping by next week I can switch to x smal CG. I notice few things that I m hoping it gets resolved with time , I m trying not to panic cuz 3 weeks is way to early to judge any results . Noticed my left side hip area is slighty different than my right ( hoping is swelling) and will improve later . , I really cant see myself going through this sx again. My stomach area needs a lot of work , I m pleased dr Salama was able to give me smaller waist ( I was 29 at time of surgery) not sure my measurements right now , I m afraid to measure myself in case I lose more volume in my booty area. I m not sitting on the B pillow unless I m getting massages . Thankfully my co worker drives me back n forth to work . And I don't sit at work , I hv my own little office so I can close door as pleased . I did notice I lost volume since surgery so again I m hoping I get bless by the fluffin Gods . That is it for now . Hope everyone is having a bless day and speedy recovery to those that are going through the same thing . And welcome to the new bbl sisters .

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Week 3 is weird your booty does not start to settle at the sime time in the same areas so don't panic some areas may be healing faster then others as for your stomach self massage and ab board are the key
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Any cream to use when self massage ? My stomach needs so much work , is a mess right now , it does not feel like my own skin . Trying to be strong with recovery n looking at my skin it makes me want to cry . I know it takes time and dedication which I m willing to work on it . I just wish time goes faster n I can be myself .
I used q10 skinfirming gel

3 weeks post op

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u look good, am we r going through the same..almost...recovery is not easy and I won't do this again, I'm not lucky and I have to drive so have to seat on boppy pillow..ashhhh hate it...my left hip is bigger and rounder but not noticed with closed..I just hope it will stay in this size I lost volume already and praying for not loss more...good luck with your recovery
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aww you too.. i m also praying for no more loss of volume. this am i tried size 6 pants and they fit . so this means i have lost a lot of volume just this week along. the beginning of this week i could not even pass the pants :( is a improvement for sure of what i had , but i feel like is not getting smaller. salama was honest at sx time, stating my booty was short and could only take so much fat. :( I starting like my belly, is very small . needs a lot of TLC massage and swelling has to go down but is small. I m thinking if my waist gets really really small at least my booty can look bigger , an illusion of bigger so i m concentrating on squueezing the belly section as much as i can since i know by now my booty volume will be minimal at the end. There is NO WAY i i will go for another round, a revision probably if somethig is terrible wrong. good luck to you, and wish u a happy n fast recovery and a good outcome.
WOW...it is looking good!
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4th weeks post op

Still getting my massages , on my 9th massage already . I feel great after I get them but between the days I feel miserable with stiffness n little of pain on the sides . I hv not a got a full night of sleep since surgery , I usually get up 2-3 times per night ., any suggestion please how to deal with stiffness , back pain
My stats are following
25.5 waist
39 booty
5'1 height
36 c bra cup size
128 weight ( my weight sx date was 124 ) don't understand why I weight more 4 weeks after . Is this normal , ?
At this point my booty looks sorta wide , def a big improvement of what I had before but hopefully it gets to round n fluff just a little to give it a better shape .

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CG / waist cincher

I forgot I m wearing the small garment since it was given to me at Salamas' , I added the small queen at day 10 with foams and board , I m now wearing the x small squeen with boards , foams, and the small CG .

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U look great congrats :) happy healing n I think the higher weight gain post op is due to the fluid retention ..
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Looking good! Great results! Hope you feel better soon!
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Thank you. , I so want to hey better too ., is been a long recovery . ; ;(

Volume

I m a little bit upset today, I fit back in my pants prior to sx just fine , must be the garment but I don't even see a slight pump of difference . Having an emotional day , feel like pain , energy, money n time will just be for a slight difference , sighs. ! It looks better than before , definitely a better shape than before n I m thankful for it , but at what cost .? I really hope that this bad energy goes away and I start looking at the bright side n move on.

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You look fabulouos!!! I use your pic as inspiration!! I had a full TT and no fat to transfer now, ugh! I wish I had done the BBL now.
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Awww !! That is so sweet ! Can they get fat from anywhere else
Not enough to look like you!!! lol

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5 weeks post op review

I must say is been a very a tough recovery. I m moving aroung much better , pain still present but manageable . Still getting my massages 3x per week . On the days I don't get massages I m using the heating pad , Rollin pin n ultrasound machine . Currently wearing the x small CG along with x small squeem with foams and board . Was told by Nomie that I could start just wearing my squeem with board and foams if need it . I might wait until week 6th to stop using garment and wear vedette 128 or 136 with squeem . I m okay with results so far , def a huge improvement from what I had . Salama did an awesome job with what I could provide him . Still in the healing process so waist will def get smaller
Measurements ;
25waist
39 hips / buttocks

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Hi MissRT! You look wonderful! What CG are you doing? I ned to buy a back up stage one and I'm not sure what to get or what sz. I have a feeling I will be very close to your sz. Any reccomendations?
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I m wearing lipo express CG that was given to me by Salama. I m wearing x small garment .
You look wonderful
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Dent on right cheek

I started noticing it on week number 3 but the more time passes by the bigger is getting , I know is been only six weeks but will it go away with time ? Or is something I should be concern and Email office to have dr Salama look at it ,. Please advise if anyone has gone through this , thank you .

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Just keep an eye on it it may just be parts softening funny
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Hey girl so far you look fabulous. Regarding the dent you can't tell in pics but I know exactly what your talking about. I got a dent on my right butt cheek as well and its at the bottom of the cheek close to the butt crease and people can't tell but I know its there and I feel it when I rub my hand over it. noticed it at around 5 weeks and it got bigger and bigger and then it stopped denting in. I told my PS about it told me I had to give it time to see if fluffing would fill it in and well it helped it a bit now that my cheeks are softer but I still now its there and it sucks. I'm currently past the 3 month mark and it never went away just hot a tad bit better. Doc told me it culd be several things, it could be fat lose from the cells dieing away, the area was not filled in enough as the other, or you had that dent in your butt and was not noticeable before till it got filled in. Told me a revision would fix it but recovery ain't no joke and the money ain't either so I'm gonna deal with the dent. Would prefer to get boibs or a tummy tuck with the cost of revision cuz its really not that bad and I kind of feel.it makes my butt look real and mine instead of grafted lol... Well give your self time youvare still to early but keep an eye on it and let the surgeon know what's going on anyways. Good luck and happy continued healing sweety.
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Thank you for your input , ya I will be patient and see how it works out , need to pay off the care credit account even before I make my mind about a revision all over again . I had horrible hip dents n dimples in my bottom cheeks prior to sx and my overall shape has changed drastically , I wish I could forward time and get final results . Btw when did u started sitting down.

6th week status

Well today is the day I can finally sit down , so far I hv been lucky enough to hv my friend drive me back n forth to work n I stand up at work . I m however experiencing a dent on my right cheek , to me is noticeable n it feels just horrible when I touch it. My butt still hard at this point so praying dent will be less noticeable once it does .

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Hi Itsybitsy ( love your screen name btw) small garment was put on me right after sx , I had it for few days then I was switch to second stage small garment ( Lipoexpress ) given by dr Salama . Was on the garment for approximately 2.5 weeks , before I left Salama 's office I purchased the x small garment ( Lipoexpress ) and stop wearing it on my 6 week post op . I noticed it was creating lots of pressure and not sure if my dent was created due to it . I wore x small squeen on top of garment since day 10 . I m currently wearing x small vedette 128 with board and foams on the side to give more support and avoid marks from x small squeem . I n wearing these garments 23 hours per day . I will try to wear them over 3 months so my waist keeps shrinking , to be quite honest I don't mind wearing my squeen , it helps my back and posture . Is sorta a Latin woman tradition ( at least in my case) I saw mom n grandma waist training for years so is just second nature for me . Wish you luck in your upcoming surgery .
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Thank you! Just want to make sure I'm not stuck without a back up garment while I'm in Florida. I'm not sure if my baby Buddha belly is getting lipo so I don't even think I'll get a board. I can't wait until I'm at the point you are! Thanks for the help sweetie:)
What saved me was purchasing a squeen . So perhaps try to invest on that .

7th week post op

I made it to my 7th week . Feeling sorta normal . Still feel a little bit of discomfort on the sides at the touch . Unfortunately dent still present ;( I hope it goes away with time but well see later . I too pIx yesterday and due to dent one side of my hip is bigger than the other one . My measurements read
36c
25 waist
38 hip -ass
Is been the sake measurements since week 6 I think . Hope i do not lose anymore volume . Till this date I hv not sit down ., just use boppy pillow for massages , I m lucky to be driven back n forth to work for now . Meeting up with Salama in two weeks for him to look at my dent . I like my results except for the horrible dent,

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girl I think you look awesome!! hopefully that dent is just from swelling around it. he lets you sit at 6 weeks? I have to wait 2 months....only 4 more weeks left!!! ha ha I feel like an old lady getting in and out of my car with my 2 pillows and flashing everyone all of my swollen goodies.
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I actually I hv not sit down At all for 7.5 weeks :) just use boppy pillow for massages . I stand at work n my co worker gives me ride every day :) win win situation. I m seriously trying to pull this off till week 12 :) Thanks I hope swelling goes down as well
U look so good hunny, its looks so natural, definitely cant see the dent in ur clothes.
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8th week post op

I m feeling almost back to normal . Still taking my vitamins , Vitamin c and iron ( lower dose) n just walking 30 minutes - 1 hour daily. Massages are going down twice per week instead of 3x per week . Still use my garment 23 hours per day along with waist cincher ( take off cincher at night) starting togay I might just wear the waist cincher with foams and board in the am and at night use the CG to sleep on since is more comfortable . Planning to use cincher regime for a very long time . Compression is def the key to get swelling and achieve nice results in the abdomen . Next week is my post op appointment with Salama , want him to look at my dent on right side of my buttocks and consultation for arm lipo next year . So far I m feeling okay, more energy , n my body is shaping to a slender feminine look , I wish I could hv more booty n hips but for now is working , after all I m a very petite woman so don't want to over do it and look fake . Wishing everyone speedy recovery n I must say I don't regret my decision, I believe I picked the right doctor ., I went with my gut feeling and dr Salama exceeded my expectations with what I was able to offer him . After all he can work his magic with what u bring to the table .

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Measurements at 8 weeks

5.1
36c
24 waist
118 pounds
37.5 hip - ass

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I went to faja y mas
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Thank you ladies
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It's one about ten/fifteen minutes away from the office...Eileen recommended it...fajas y mas
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10 weeks post op .

Had an appointment with Salama yesterday in regards to dent n post op appointment. He was pleased with my lipo results and the fact I have been wearing my garment non stop for the past 10 weeks . Again he repeated himself how important was the use of garment !! Soooo important . As for revision goes he agreed without no problem . I made the right choice going to him , I feel so confident that he will be able to resolve the situation. Dr Salama is just the best , he is honest , humble , and a great human being , he is specially straight forward and willing to make his patients happy . He also stated I don't hv enough fat for round two so he will lipo my arms this time and use the little bit he gets to fix dent and add whatever fat is left not to waste it . I m very please with him yesterday . He listened my concerns n answers all my questions .

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Fajas y mas...

Thanks to all you kind ladies I was able to make it to fajas y mas .... I was in heaven . Got me 3x small cincher and some tea for inflammation . I m def coming back to get me vest or order online . I m wearing the cincher along with board . Still wearing it 23 hours daily . I attempted to go without it for 5 hours and my stomach was sore n little bit swollen when I got back to the hotel .

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Wow.. speechless.. I love ur waist.ur looking more than great...
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Thank u. I m very pleased with the countour of my waist . Salama did an awesome job . And I been helping my results by compressing 23 hours daily since sx date .
I had alter my garment girl my but is to big and waist to small smh faja mas coudnt help
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11 Weeks post op !

Time flies , i m feeling almost back to normal , still feel my stomach gets swollen if i dont have enough compression. I prefer wearing the cincher with back support cuz is gives more compression in compared to the one without support, might have to wear it just to sleep. i have unfortunately lost quite a bit of volume , i m down to 37 inches from 40 inches.. waist still holding at 24 inches, but when one night i fell sleep without it and next morning it jump back to 25 inches. I confess not eating the best foods lately, i cant control my bad eating habits uuuurggh ! still taking my vitamins since revision is scheduled in 6 months from now . I will post pix on my 3rd month post op .. and i m finally facing my mother after close to 3 months. i need to wear a sweater and black slacks so she wont notice too much difference ( at least in my stomach area) the buttocks area is just the same as it was with my butt pads so no difference there. but waist is almost 6 inches difference I KNOW she will notice that much.!

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Hey girl...just cut n pasted this to ya...love ya...Imma tell both of you...most of those folk in those wish pics...are entertainers...they receive butt injection...to maintain that projection that they have....I maintained mines for ten yrs..by wearing that dang nab bit faja for ten yrs...I'm telling you...butt injections keeps them chic fresh like their photos....unless they were born as such...cha boo!!! I got revised because I was tired of wearing the faja everyday for ten yrs...the only way yo azz is gonna look like it did on sx day is if you wear that faja for life....take it from me....my azz after sx was 51" then went to 47".... Thank God....but right now I'm comfy with the now 45"... I told them girls...on my page I had to wear my faja for ten yrs.....
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Makes you wonder....huh? It would have been cheaper....Should I have just gotten my tummy lipo...and just bought a slew of Fajas....we'll we did that too...lol...
OMG I am so onion glad you wrote this. There is such a misconception out there with these wish pics and keeping up shape for years. It's hard work,I wear a maintainable garment daily just for that reason. Thanks O'l G for putting it out there.

3 months post op

Finally made it . Content with my results so far, measurements are like before 24 waist /.37 hips /booty , booty still sores a little when I sit , try to use yoga mat when sit at work and drive still challenging . Stil getting massages to help me with the pop out belly ;( I really hope it goes away soon , I don't dare use two piece swimming suit until my lower abdomen n belly button is completely fat . Has anyone experience this so far. ??? Any tips what can I do to make my abdomen flatter - revision for dent on right side and arm lipo still schedule for April 4th . I must say even do I m going in for revision I don't regret having this surgery done , and with Salama . It has giving me such a great confidence in everything I do - is been a rough recovery in all aspects but is by far the best decision I ever made .

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Your looking great hun
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Thank you - so do you :)
You are shaping up nicely...use the Belly burner....it makes you saunafied...sweat???the inches off...
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Endermologie massages?

My abdomen area is not looking so sexy. I m at 14 weeks n still looks swollen and with bumps . I emailed nomie n been waiting on her response since last week . Has anyone gotten these type of massages and have they helped the appearance of abdomen n belly button.

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Hey doll, have you noticed fluffing yet? If so, has you volume improved (become larger)? I'm only 2 wks po but also losing volume, I'm hoping it comes back with fluffing.
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honestly > ? no . booty drop and is better shape than the first few weeks of sx. but still at 37 inches, in my case though is different cuz of the dent on my right side which make hip sides uneven , but hopefully after revision i will have a better idea of my final results. 5 more months :) i think what u prob lost is the swelling .. the first few weeks is when u lose the more, i stopped losing fat /swelling at 6 weeks or so. my current stats are the same 36.24.37 - with clothes it jumps to 38 .
Looking great!!! How u feeling? Question for any ladies on this post, if u don't mind lol.... But I'm 5 weeks now, things are starting to jiggle but it's still sensetive. I'm a exotic dancer ok ok stripper lol, I'm hurting for money when do u think my butt could handle going back to work? I thought at six weeks, but now I'm worried it would hurt like hell!!! Also, is there a link for this infamous waist clincher? I think we are similar measurements, 34/24/37 thanks babe!!!
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15 weeks post op !

Still trying to compress abdomen . Right side of abdomen is slightly more swollen than left . Purchases Ann chery x smal cincher since my lipo express xxx small was not doing much for me . I m very disappointed about spending $200.00 n Lipoexpress cincher did not help me at all reducing the swelling area . I got my Pcp to write me a script for ultrasound to rule out any Seroma , liquids , hernia etc . I been waiting for an Emsil back from Nomie to let me if endermologie massages will help with smoothing the lipo results , however no response so far . Measurements are the same .
36, 24.'37 118 pounds. Things I added was Ann Chery cincher , belly burner and flex belt to tone my abs . Hoping it will make a difference

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Do you live close enough to Salama's office to have him check out your stomach? Let us know what brannd of corset you are going with, I am very interrested in corset training. My waist goes up and down from 22" to 23" but I'd like to make sure it stays small. 
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No I live in Orlando ;( I want to make my waist snAller but is not passing after 24 . Goal is at least 23 or 22
That size waist will help the booty pop! Corset training can def get you there!

16 weeks post op

Made it to my 16 weeks . Not much as changed . Same measurements , same weight .
36.24 .37 I was hoping for the fluffing gods to appear but I don't think it will happen . In any event I m getting ready for my revision in 5 months . Hotel paid , revision paid just need supplies to hv everything ready , kinda scared about the arm lipo , lipo for my abdomen has not been easy , still getting professional massages to elevate the lumpiness from my right side . Hoping that even outs in the next few months . As for my dent still there since week 3 , I m soooo happy I m getting that revised :) it will def look awesome afterwards, buttocks size is okay for my frame , which I could have bigger size but it is what it is . The pix of 16 weeks I m using a flex belt to tone up my abs . So between massages, ultrasound , flex belt, belly burner and walking daily it has to improve . Hope everyone is doing well ,

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Corset

i m using the ann chery cincher but i have mix feelings about it , when i take it off my stomach is all lumpy, n gross looking , it goes away but is i hate the look of it. i will invest on a nice corset to help with keeping it up. Even though i m almost 4 months post op i will still continue to wear my cincher to keep compression. did it before surgery so it has never really bother me .

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You look awesome! Your waist is so tiny! I had my SX last Friday. I have followed your post, thanks for sharing it so helpful.
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aww thanks . hope u r having a speedy recovery and if u need any tips i m here. will follow ur posts as well
Hi MissRt:) Did you start the endermoligie yet? I'm really curious about these massages I keep hearing more and more about them. Our measurments are almost identical I'm 34-23-37 but my waist fluctuates between 22 and 23 and my hips butt go from 36 1/2 to 37 1/2. I'm assuming the butt/hip change because the fat dropping?
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4 MOnths Post op !

nothing has changed , starting doing the 30 days squats challenge and it seems to be working out ok . i think i went up to 37.5,. , will keep adding this routine as my daily exercise along with my 30 minutes walk . as for the stomach goes i think is even out a tiny little , waist still at 24 inches but would love for the healing process to go faster . Have better smooth results, i m consulting with dr. soto on wed for endermologie massages at 4 months, hopefully it helps me attach the skin in abdomen faster and provide me less lumpiness, anyone that had this kind of massages please give me any tips if it actually work for you / .. i did a total of 28 lym massages since sx , i got packages instead of individuals, now looking another routes . i m counting down the days to get my revision, dr, salama will not touch my stomach , just arms armpits and hopefully the upper back fat, want to get it done and over it again and Move on. 4.5 months from now .

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What are you looking for this time? Projection or just overall volume?
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So glad to see your photos because I feel we have similar "before" bodies. I haven't gotten my butt done yet but I can't wait.
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Oh when u hv yours done , ?

6 months op around the corner

Not sure what to even think about my abdomen results, my waist is indeed very small , (24) but is far from smooth results and looks still bumpy. Keep in mind that i had a total of 25 massages and is my 4th endermologie today. My weight is 115 now, was 123 at the time of surgery so is not sure what to do at this point. I have a follow up appt with salama this friday for my 6 months follow up appt and for revision on april to fix dent on right side. Anyone that is going through this issue please help with any ideas on what to do to to get smooth lipo results. I even thinking of going forward with Zeltiq procedure as a last resource ( will run it by salama before doing it of course ) . thanks again for any input.

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Hey girl...where are you doing your endermologie treatments?
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At dr armando soto in dr Phillips . So far only 3 done
Love your results hun the best thing to do is have him take a look at it if your already having a revision he can smooth it out anyways that booty looks good though
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6 months follow up appointment with Salama

Drove 3 hours to see Salama for a follow up 6 months appointment. . Wait was almost on hour n the meeting was literally less than 5 minutes . I did however got was I was looking for and talk about revision coming up on April 4th . He will do a minor revision on little fat left on my right side of abdomen plus inject fat on a dent I have middle of my abdomen . Plus he will fix dent on my right hip along with arm lipo / armpits . Did not wanted for him to re do my stomach but he assured will be a very small spot . I was very pleased to the fact he acknowledge my issues almost immediately n he assured things will get better without giving me any grief about it . Can't wait to get it over with , I really can't take much more of this healing process but again I knew what I was getting myself into .

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Dr recommended to still use heating pad , use medical weight ball every night , n keep doing endermologie massages . My measurements still the same . 36.24.37 weight is down to 115 . My original weight before gaining all the weight . So far I m okay with results after my revision I will thrill to get all issues resolved .

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Yay! I'm so happy for you that your stomach is fixable! Soon everything will be all over and you'll be heal:)
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Aww thanks but now I m worried ha ha . He said will be something quick to fix but can't stop thinking if something might go wrong .. I hv to be positive this year , cannot get this fear get the best of me .
Glad things went well for you hun :)
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Officially 6 months today !

Amazing how time flies , is been a interesting road but glad i decided to go through it finally, unfortunately for me is not over yet since revision still pending but i made the right decision overall. I def need to start working out again, even though i have not gained any weight i feel like i need to be in better shape, my diet is not the best and stopped walking in the daily basis. So 77 more days until my revision . Vitamin C , Iron here we come again. i heard drinking pineapple weeks before surgery is helps with having less bruising, is it ok to drink pineapple juice., any recommendations ?

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Omg! congrats!! ur result is awesome. I can just imagine how perfect ur body will be after ur revision. I really love that fact that Dr Salama is willing to do ur revision. Im thinking of going to him for my round 2.
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aww thanks., u n i cannot wait. hopefully everything turns out better., he had no problem doing revision, but i wish i did not had to put my body through this again., when are u thinking of second round.?
I know the feeling :) Likewise! I was missed when i realized I need a round 2 b/c i really dont have the time off work, money and energy/strength to go through this again, but I guess i might as well just finish what ve started and get the body ive always dreamed of. I want to go in august of 2014. m just a few days short of one year PO and my body seems to be changing still so i want to wait it out a bit. (seems as though i heal slower than everyone else :)

Second opinion !

I decided to seek a second opinion with dr soto in Orlando Florida. Without even see my stomach he said . Let me guess , you have a dent on middle of stomach. , I said yes how do u know ??? He stated that I was the 4th patient that he has seen seeking for second opinion on Salama 's lipo work ;( unfortunately with agreessive lipo there will be more irregularities n contour issues . He did however suggested for me to go back to him to hv him revised the fat pocket n inject fact to the dented areas of my abdomen , situation might improve like he said but I will never get to smooth skin like I had pre surgery. I know all surgeries have complications but I can't help to feel like I should hv made a better decision on choosing a less aggressive lipo doctor , perhaps my results would hv been better or at least normal . I feel beyond overwhelmed like most of us are. , but is worst now knowing that my results will never be smooth due up agreessive lipo . All I hope for my revision n lipo on arms I won't get an agreessive lipo and complicate matters even worst . I don't know at this point what to do. . I m 64 days away . If anyone has had my problem please write me back. . Help , need positive encouragement . Thank you

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So sorry girl. You need to stop second guessing yourself girl, there are complications with every surgery as long as you went in wholeheartedly ur not to blame. things happen you trusted him and he messed up its up to you now if you want to give him a chance to correct his mistake. Good luck girl I will be looking for your updates.
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Honestly I think you look great! But I know how it is-it's about how we see ourselves in the mirror... As we have all learned, this journey becomes a roller coaster of emotions from one day to the next....I think our bodies have gone through a lot of trauma so some irregularities are to be expected. I kinda feel that the more trauma we put it through, the more irregular it will look, but I'm probably wrong, lol. Don't let what the other PS said get to you..at the end of the day, remember its a business & of course he is trying to make money. He may think that making little comments about your PS may make you change your mind to some like him that is not as aggressive. Follow your heart girl..go where you feel comfortable-not according to other doctors that have something to gain out of you changing your mind! Good luck chica!
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aww thank u so much for ur encouragement words., i so needed it at this moment. u made my am ,.

No more arm lipo .

After carefully thinking my options I decided not to go for the arm lipo and do the inner thigh lipo instead for the fat needed for revision . It was one or the other one . I heard arm lipo results is very complicated and must be done really careful . Anyone who had done innee thigh lipo please give me any inputs on what to expect . Thanks again.

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yes will take pix of arms , thighs and uneven abdomen n hip. will ask someone to take pix for a better view .
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Post a pic of ur arms and thighs. Let's see if u hv enof fat in either of them
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Inner thigh lipo HURTS like hell, you CANNOT let your thighs touch at all. For at least 4 weeks, its painful for real. It looks good after though. . Lol. I
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Pix 6 months

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Pix ( pre sx/ 6 months post op

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i did my arms and inner legs.. Loved both.. on the first week my arms already look and feel normal, didnt hurt too bad.. but he didnt find much fat there anyways.. the inner thigh lipo made my legs look much thicker and shapely.. doesnt hurt that bad either.. I promise you the pain is much much much less than the abdomen and flanks area. Im on my second week post op and my legs look amazing and just have a bit of bruising :)
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Oh yeah ur booty still looks nice
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6 months post pix

I love booty results cause is perfect for My small frame , I do however cannot wait to get my stomach smooth out n fix. . Please Salama just make it better . lol

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Hey I have a question on when you had your surgery I am thinking that I will have my menstrual during my surgery & that makes me a little paranoid about my surgery I read that you kinda had that situation prior to your surgery will that bother my bloodwork & is that something that they check once I arrive because that will be messed up once I'm there & day of surgery I start my menstrual & they tell me that I cannot have surgery.. Please Reply...
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Oh I was on my second day , everything was okay . Salama said no prob lots of girls hv their periods didjnh sx. . Only thing is that it does get messy After sx , since u hv a lot going on . Will recommend a lot of iron diet foods
As for your bloodwork i don't think my was affected ., it was up on 13 so no problems at all

8 months post op !

Made it to 8 months post and getting ready for my revision in 18 days. passed medical clearance and all exams came back good to go ! . cannot wait to get revision done so i can get back to my life asap. measurements are changing ( waist area is up to 25) primarily cause i m eating non healthy food and drinking alcohol beverages more than usual ,ha ha. butt still at 37 :( hopefully with revision of dent will jump at least to 38 . Only dilemma is that still don't know if should go for the arms since i added may armpits ., i have tog et this fat from somewhere so i already know inner thigh is a must ., will add pix of pre op the day of revision to compare results.

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Good luck hun..im goin for revision in Sept 11th mini tt and an minor lipo on my upper back an he said on xheek was higher thn the other an he gona bring it down wit the other an round my butt out cause its nt rounded lik he xpect it to b so im lookin forward to dat!
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DO the arms. My arms are not super fat but i am still getting it done bc i dont want my upper body to be big at all. I want the coke bottle look! That will create a better shape and slender arms look so sexy girl!
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ya my arms have always been a problem , i hate taking pix of my upper part due to my arms, for a small girl i have pretty big arms. - are u having your armpits done too ? or just your arms. ?

Arms/armpits

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I feel the same way my stomach lumpiness is more obvious than urs. I am also getting a revision n paying for extras getting my armpit inner thighs n fix my belly n get some more hips n more fat added on the bottom of my butt for better shape good luck w ur surgery
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Good luck for your revision :) How long after your surgery did you book your revision? How does it work to book the revision?
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Thank you . I booked it 7 months ago . 2 months after my first bbl. I guess was obvious to Salama the fat on my right hip was gone . Cannot wait for tomorrow ! Hopefully everything works out okay

Revision with Salama .

Opted not for arms after Salama mentioned there was not enough fat there for him to get fat for revision . He suggested to try the old fashion way which was called .. " exercise" I love my surgeon , so darn honest . I also asked if I could perhaps qualify for a second round , n he straight up said no !!! Unless I want to waste my money. U cannot get more honest doctor than him. Scheduled to see him
This Sunday for check up. , he will give the full scoop . He also mentioned he used left over fat to full out the left side as well to give me projection . What is not to love about him. Do had my armpits , inner thighs done , hip gap fixed , n even out stomach . I just hope no complications presents . Taking care of my body by eating right. , walking , drinkimg enough liquids. . Pain with medication is about 4 out of 10 . Only when I get up from bed.

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You look beautiful babe....I'm so ready for mines....What was your waist size before you got any thing done.....I want a 25 inch waist.....I know I have a lot of working out to do now.'.....but I would like to be close...
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Thank you .. It was 30 n with time went down to 24 , however he over lipo my stomach the first time around that for revision he had to put fat back due to indentations that formed in the middle of stomach n lower abdomen ;( waist is up to 24 inches but at least dent looks a little bit less obvious. . He recommended not to wear cincher on top of garment until fat sticks to my abdomen .
Meant to say waist is up to 25 instead of 24

3 weeks post op - revision.

Made it to my 3rd week post op , recovery has been k so far not as the first time around , only thing is killing is not able to sit around. , have literally stand up all day at work . As for sleeping I got used to sleeping on my stomach , so is all good . Having a major concern with my inner thighs at this point , bruising is almost gone but have some really bad discoloration , not sure what to do , any suggestions please let me know . Meaauremts went down . So far is 36.25.38 . Prior to revision wgere 36.24.37 , only inch difference to go through all this but at least my stomach is looking even. God how I wish to be a bigger girl so I can have some results .

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I have a horrible indentetion on one side of my abbs. He went so deep its scary to look at it. I hope it evens out a lil. Sometimes my board kinda bends there an makes the dent deeper. Ughhh idk what to do anymore. I hope i dont have to do revision cuz i am a big baby with pain. Plus one buttcheek is bigger than other from the begining and he even agreed to that to but he said its too early to tell if its permament. These drs dk we wish more than them that things even out cuz we dont wanna go through this again. But your body looks gorgeous
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Oh no sorry to hear that , hopefully with time it will even out , one thing I wish I could have done on the first bbl is to stand straight . Not sure if u have this habit of bending but Salama asked me if I was bending my body forward too much. . Dentation a tends to create even more accordingly to someone 'a posture .
No i dont i think its cuz he was too aggressive there cuz on the opposite side it looks fine

Inner thighs review. / sx pix day

Pix was Taken sx. Bruises n pain were present. , it was only painful at touch , but manageable with medication. At almost 4 weeks post op bruises have gone but staining still present. In the process on getting few gels n lotions to help out with discoloration . Massage daily and deep tissue massage with professional twice per week, plus ultra sound and heating pad. ( warning be careful with heating pad- left it longer than I should n my entire leg turned red. Never again

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Inner things - 4 weeks post op

Bruises went away . Staining still present. . Hopefully it goes away soon . Pain is level 2/10 . Sensitive at touch

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Happy Healing Girl
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You look great
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Dent on lower buttocks

Concerned about dent on lower buttock , it feels dented n shape is not the same prior to revision not sure what to do. Any advise ? Has anyone gone through this . Will the fat drop and dent go away. - attached picture prior to revision and 5 weeks post op .

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How are you healing now after your revision. You look great. So I'm thinking of getting that pocket of fat in my armpit lipoed but was wondering if it's worth it. I wear tank tops and I hate how the fat spills out. Let me know. Thanks
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I can't see the dent but to me, you look really nice - it's a nice natural looking butt, especially since you have a smaller frame. Wow, 24" waist, that's tiny!
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Thank you.. Huge improvement from what I had .

Week 6 post op revision results

inner thighs. bruising is gone, i can still see shadow of staining on both inner thighs - applying arnicare till this date . Legs are def skinnier and dont rub anymore even with garment off. I was never really too worried about my inner thighs but i need a fat donor so i guess that was the place where i had fat available.
Armits - WASTE of $500 i will never get back , salama did not recommended any special garment since the area was so small, now at six weeks i wish i would have wore one, still swollen and worst skin is wrinkly :( Emailed naomie and she mentioned if i wish to purchase one at week 6 , but to remember that part of the body will wrinkle after lipo ( I wish i knew this from the get go)
Fat bulge from abdomen, is even now . still swollen but at least is sorta even, does not poke out like before.
Fat grafting on abdomen, dent on middle of abdomen is back, at this point i dont even want anything else done to my abdomen, terrified to even mess with it , is not smooth at all and still looks bumpy. he only touch the small right side.
Lower abdomen - dr. salama also put fat back, apparently first time he suck me dry that created an indentation on my lower abdomen, fat seen like it took ok but still looks swollen , might be the fact that i do consume a lot of sodium
-booty : worst that before revision. on the side that was almost perfect prior to revision,salama decided to inject 100cc to give it more projection, at this point i think it was a bad decision, i have about 5 dents on that side that I KNOW did not had prior to revision, as for the other cheek that he put 450cc the fat did not took so well so dent on right hip is def back . In conclusion, I m not happy with my revision, i feel very depress but again that was how my body takes fat. i cant help it and neither Dr. Salama. I have an upcoming appt with him next month, hopefully by them some of the issues mentioned will sorta resolved. I dont want to go back for a revision of a revision, but if that is my last alternative i will hv no choice to deal with it , i guess this time he will have no choice but to suck the little fat left i have from my arms.

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honestly to me it was a waste of 500 that i still have to pay back to my medical loan company. still looks big to me at week 6, maybe it will work for you , but for me did not . :(

Measurements at week 6 Post revision

Weight : 120 5'1
36c.25.38
been steady since 1st week post op , now at week 6 still same measurements
right after sx i was 39.5

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6 weeks post op pix - revision

6 weeks post pix

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6 weeks post op - revision

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6 weeks post op revision

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On ur round 1 did u lay onbur back im 8mos po an i lay on my sides but alwaus wakeup on my back(booty) do u think its gona cause volume loss iv been 42" for a whle i dnt think im gona lose anymo butbi jus thought id ask since ur furthet post op thn me..but u look great an u only notice the dents sotin down but u r sitin pretty low on those stools dnt u think...ijs!
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Wait i think i have u mixed up wit smeone else as far as the stool i cnt remember her name tho my apologies
Hey I think sleeping on ur back should be ok . Ya I was about to say wrong person :) 42 ? Nice. !!!!

Cellulite or dents - 7 weeks post op revision

Your thoughts ? Not sure if this cellulite or dents ?

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Doll u want perfect u got perfect your booty is amazing.
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Ur booty looks nice petite n fat , I know u look nice in dresses :) more pics plz
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8 weeks post op

measurements
118
36.25.38 same measurement as one weeks post op
Armpits. looking slightly smaller , not sure if it was worth 500.00 though .
Inner thighs, big difference- totally worth it .
abdomen: little lumpy still, stop wearing my garment around the clock . so damn tired of wearing that garment all day! so just wearing at night .
buttocks . still feel indentation on my lower buttocks. emailed salama and his response was to massage it . so that is exactly what i m doing. Buttocks getting softer at this point., still hard in some areas especially where i have the dog paw printing dents lol . -

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Doll you have such a nice bubble butt, you really do. Doll what was your waist measurements was before your surgery? How you liking your results now?
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Thank u.;) before surgery was 30 inches on waist and 34.5 butt n hips so I literally looked like 10 year little boy's body .
So u went from a size 30 waist to a 24" waist...wow! I am seriously impressed hun. Are you watching what your eating since after your bbl?

9 Weeks Revision Post OP

nothing has changed/ same measurements. Starting squats and weights for now . Meeting with salama for post op appointment on June 20th - i will be 11 weeks then.
36.25.38 measurements

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May 22nd you posted a pic of what looks like a paw print, I see it better now. It does look like a paw print, lol. I have a FEW "paw prints" that are there without pressure and a lot worse with pressure but no one can say its cellulite or surgery related. Either way it's there for whatever reason. BTW your butt looks really nice. I know it still bothers you, It sucks but I've been following the Jamie Eason live fit program. It's free and you can find it on body building. com or you tube. I'm hoping that my booty will have less paw prints with working out. Stay positive, good luck.
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thank you, i will research into jamie eason live fit program as well- hoping u r doing good as well.
I think you look amazing! I'd definitely say work out/squats should help with some time! I hope you don't have to get another revision !!!!! again. I think you look amazing
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9 weeks post op pix

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You've got major booty projection honey! Looks great in new pics :)
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thank you - day n night compared to my pre surgery body .
Booty on point baby...loving lace panties my favorite....im mad I don't put on none of my sexy panties
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12 weeks post op rev

Pix are worth more than words

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12 weeks post op rev

Stats
120 5'1
36.25.38.5

Before
37.30.34 5

Planning to have lipo on arms. Salama was the best choice .

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You look amazing! Can't wait for my transformation. You've given hope. Thanks
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thanks , yes very happy with the results. huge improvement of what i had. so i m good.
Amazing tansformation! U look fantastic :) Did u use anything for ur scars? If so what did you use? Thanks
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Velashape Treatment & Maca pills

Salama recommended session of 5-6 velashape treatments , went in for free consultation and was priced 925 for abdomen and 625 for inner thighs. OMG couldnt believe my ears!!! after 1 year lipo and 3. months post revision ny abodmen still have bumps and not even, needs work. I will try velashape to see if it helps. Also started using maca pills , i been on them two weeks no, twice per day. Not sure if perhaps is the fluffin or what but my butt increase half on inch , it goes from 38 inches to 38.5 , i do however feeling sorta bloaded and notice my stomach is getting slightly bigger, might be the bad eating habits or not exercising as supposed to .
stats now
120 pounds
36.25.5.38.5 - waist going up along with booty . As of July 1st will start my squat challenge.

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Girl I keep staring at your pictures......salama really transformed...I want him to do the same on me...idk if I over read...but how many ccs did you get
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Hello got 950cc for revision he added 450cc on the side that lost fat . I agree he transformed my body , can't wait for my arm lipo n bra fat lipo :)
Great results with little fat, so awesome! I just want to warn you. Maca pills is what girls out there take to increase their ass size and or boob size. Many girls take the pills as an alternative for bbl surgery "in the streets" if you know what I mean. However these pills make you gain LOTS of weight, not only in your ass so that could explain your weight gain. Also, once you stop taking the pills you will go back to your normal size so you're basically stuck with taking them your entire life if you want to maintain those results. I wouldn't take them as I were you. The pills also make a lot of people break out, hope that doesn't happen to you. Goodluck though!
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Bra fat lipo added to my package .

Went ahead and added bra lipo to my arm lipo . Can't wait for October . !

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Velashape after lipo.

Started velashape for abdomen and back . Will post pictures at the end of treatment . Salama recommended 5 . Got package of 10 to work back and abdomen to area . Arm lipo and bra fat lipo scheduled for October 24th 2014 cannot wait .

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3 months update

Stats
36 .25.38.5
118 pounds
5'1
Velashape treatment for the next 5 weeks . Will post pix at the end of my treatment .
Arm lipo and bra fat scheduled for October 2014 with dr Salama

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Velashape after lipo pix

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Velashape treatment

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Hi doll what is it that u don't like about your inner thighs?
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Velashape after lipo - 3rd week

Velashape recommended by Salama is giving me better definition .

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You look great ma! What was the name of the place where you got the velashape package from? Was it in Orlando?
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yes is called CHanges Medical Spa. Ask for Katia she is the best . 407 282 7300
Hi Hun what did you do with dents that you had ? Did they go away , did massage helped ?
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arm lipo/ bra fat lipo

cant wait for October 2 to get arm lipo and bra fat lipo, i think this time my body will def. match. i should have done my arms on my revision back on april but dont know what i was thinking , call me greedy but now i m also contemplating to add my chin lipo since my fat is accumulating in this area ... uurgh .

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first round 950CC , revision he re injected ont he side that didnt take soo well. 450cc and 100 cc on the other cheek. he did my inner thighs for revision. I m going back in 27 days to do my arms, chin and my bra fat. 3rd time . my arms , chin got pretty big in the past year.
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Hey girl how many cc's did he get the first round and second round. Did you have go gain weight for round 2? I'm scared I don't have much fay deposits left for a round two, did you have the same problem?
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I think your stomach and butt and everything looks GREAT. I would die to get that ass. Omg. U r so inspiring, same height and body shape (before) as mine.
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Chin. Lipo added

3rd time around . This time I m going to lipo arms , bra fat n chin . Amazing all the fat has on concentrated on these areas after bbl . Be aware for those who gained weight for bbl procedure . In order to maintain your bbl results u must maintain the weight which it makes gain weight in other areas . Now I m going back to get areas lipoed in order to match my body ,

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R u transferring the fat to ur booty as well ?
not sure yet. will be up to the dr.
not sure it will be up to dr. if he thinks it will help at all.

Chin lipo coming up

Huge difference what a year can do. Keeping the weight to 120 has cost my chin , arms and brat fat got even bigger. . It does not match my body and I look Much heavier than what I actually weight . Can't wait to get the whole package done .

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you so pretty chika . Girl i thought i was getting older cuz i got the chin too. I am def doing mine 2
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when are u thinking oof going back :) ... i had to re scheduled mine for now, until further notice. waiting to get someone to cancel on november .
Your results are fabulous.... With this sort of result i'm hopeful. Not made up my mind who I want to go with.... But your results got me thinking doc Salama versus Almonte in DR....
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