15 days post op, updated pictures and i feel great, Aventura, Fl

Initially i was just interested in liposuction...

Initially i was just interested in liposuction because i have the worst love handles :( I did my research and thought why not improve my overall shape since i was getting my flanks and abdomen done. Go big or go home right? So i've decided to get a BBL so that I can have a nice curvy overall shape :) The down side is that im a single parent and I live far away from my family and my child is away for the summer but will return the end of august and im not sure how i will be able to recuperate from my surgery :-?

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It all depends how big u want the booty lol I have enough fat to spare but I told Ruben I wanted between 1000-1200 ccs per side so he said gain 5-10 more pounds to be sure they have enough. For me I can gain so easy I just don't want it to go to my arms or face that's y its scary but I def got enough now lol so I would say be a few pounds over ur ideal weight just to be sure u got enough to transfer.
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Thanks! I want to call but I don't want them to get tired of me lol! Should I be my ideal weight before surgery or about 10 pounds more?
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Hey girl!! Be consistent! Keep calling randomly to see if anything opens up! It will go by fast tho and will be here before you know it!
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If you haven't booked and made your deposit do...

If you haven't booked and made your deposit do this ASAP! Dr. Salama is going up to $7799 in a week! #Eek

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Just swapped & got an earlier date..... *does...

Just swapped & got an earlier date..... *does fist pump* I'm still prayin that I can get it done before my daughter returns home in August. #Excited

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Thanks!
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I've decided to get my inner thighs done as well....

I've decided to get my inner thighs done as well. I'm kind of afraid that recovery from my thighs will be the worse. For some reason im not afraid of the pain..... yet. Im really hoping and praying i can get another date before August because if not im going to have to reschedule for next summer :((

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I work in a very professional setting and i sit...

I work in a very professional setting and i sit usually. i have an office so i can stay there but will my coworkers notice? what will i tell them?

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oh wow!!! no it sure isn't too soon !! please let me know, thanks!!!
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Hey girl. My date is scheduled for July 3 and my girl has an appt on the 5th. She may have to reschedule. Is that too soon for u? I'm gunna text her anyway and see what's going on I'll keep u posted !
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Hey girl. My date is scheduled for July 3 and my girl has an appt on the 5th. She may have to reschedule. Is that too soon for u? I'm gunna text her anyway and see what's going on I'll keep u posted !
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Just switched dates and I'm very nervous! I feel...

Just switched dates and I'm very nervous! I feel like I haven't researched enough and Im not sure what things I need to have for surgery, but it's GO time!

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What's ood bblchick? Just reading thru and I noticed that ur girl has to switch her appt date? If that's true can u let me know. I have an appt with Salama for Dec 6th, but I would like to get in asap. So, I would love to have he July 5th date if she no longer wants it. Please let me know, thanks.

I'm 5'3 148 pounds. I would like to lose 5-8...

I'm 5'3 148 pounds. I would like to lose 5-8 pounds before surgery.

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You are soo lucky you managed to get an earlier date!! I am looking for an earlier date myself ( just like everyone else haha ) Keep us posted :)
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Yes I'm so excited!!! Thanks I will!

Anyone else having gas from taking the iron pills?...

Anyone else having gas from taking the iron pills? im bloated and this sucks :((

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OMFG!! You already have an amazing body! I can NOT wait to see what he does for you!!! You are about to be BAD, girl!! You surgery will be the day before I leave, so I'm sure we'll see each other some time!! Congrats!!!
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Thanks! i hope we do see each other, im just undecided about losing 5 pounds. i just want to be sure my stomach and love handles are GONE!!
Thanks!! I sure hope so
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Did anyone not take vitamins before the...

Did anyone not take vitamins before the procedecure? Multivitamis are making me vomit and iron pills are keeping me bloated and giving me gas :-/ I quit!

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im not a big person when it comes to taking pills, try the emergen-c... they have a powder you can pour into a bottle of water and you be good the instructions say to take it two to four times a day... this way not that many pills to take...
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Amen!! I'll grab some because this is driving me crazy!! I just want to be able to have a fast recovery!! Thanks
No problem girl, that's what bbl sisters do...

Things that I'm packing for surgery so...

Things that I'm packing for surgery so far
Funnel
Benadryl
Flushable wipes
Suction hooks
Rx meds
Gauze
Waterproof gauze tape
Neosporin
Hibiclens
Dial antibacterial soap
Body wash
Sunglasses
Acidophilus
Emergen-C packets
My asthma pump (in case I have a panic attack because of my nerves)
Bromelian
Arnica tabs
Arnica gel
Thigh pillow

I still have no idea what im wearing the day of surgery

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Omg what to wear the day of surgery is something I didn't even think about!! My Surg is in 2 days and I get to Florida Tomm and I'm a wreck thinking I forgot everything. I wish I wasn't so last minute!
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You'll be fine. You have sweats and a button up. Or a robe and sweats?
girl im having a hard time figuring out what im wearing the day of surgery too!! i dont wanna go in there looking like a bum with some sweatpants and mis-match button up shirt in this hot ass weather too lol but is that normal to wear whatever like that? if other people are going in like that then i will feel better. lemme know when you figure out what you wearing
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I applied for care credit just to keep the...

I applied for care credit just to keep the remaining cash that i would spend on surgery but i was told its up to the doctor if the do the 0% interest. I only have another 2400 to pay but i planned to pay at least 1600 tomorrow. if there is 0 interest id charge it. Has anyone used care credit?

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Gaining weight....noooo, try walking at least half an hour 4-5 days a week, drinking a litter of water, and eating super healthy and light, you have got to make this happen girl!
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Thanks for the tips!! im on it girl this candy has got to go!!
Oh you're welcome. That's what I'm doing now. My dates oct 1st, and I'm 155 and need to get down to 140, 145. Since you're date is so close...it probably wouldn't be a bad idea to walk twice daily, morning and evening...if your schedule permits...good luck love

Is there something else that Dr.Salama will...

Is there something else that Dr.Salama will prescribe for pain medication? I'm just scared of the nausea that comes with the perocets :-/

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Thanks!
2700, I could've asked for an increase but I didn't need it
How much did you get approved for?

I'm really frustrated my friend was told by...

I'm really frustrated my friend was told by someone that it's going to take more than one person to care for me post surgery so now she backing out! This is so frustrating I can't deal :,-((

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I'm just sitting here in tears. I wish i wouldn't...

I'm just sitting here in tears. I wish i wouldn't have told my closest friends, i feel like i don't have anyone that supports this and i don't want to do this alone. i already have a hard time asking people to help me do things and i feel like this is the reason why. I'm feeling so discouraged right now, i just wanna tell them all that i decided to cancel the procedure and just go through with it alone.

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Please forgive me for being emotional, i think its...

Please forgive me for being emotional, i think its because i just got my cycle today lol #DontJudgeMe

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Oh I feel you I'm on my phone also lol
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Im 5ft 9 167
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@prettygirlfla o thats right you did ask that be4. Yes addtl lipo to my inner thighs
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Ill probably gain 5lbs before surgery because ive...

Ill probably gain 5lbs before surgery because ive been stressed and eating everything :(( like i need something to calm my nerves... a drink... marijuana... something

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Is everyone in pain immediately after surgery ?...

Is everyone in pain immediately after surgery ? What can i do to keep from going through this? im afraid

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*reality check* you're having surgery so of course you're gonna feel pain, its just some people have different pain tolerance level.. you'll be fine, goodluck
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Oh, and nini fernadez said that she bounced right back after sx, and said that even the staf couldn't believe it when they saw her the following day
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Hey girl, to help with pain, healing and bruising, I plan on having one pre sx lymphatic massage, beginning the arnica pills 2-3 days prior to surgery, and incorporating pineapple and other fruit into my diet....hope this helps
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Does Dr.Salama offer the garment with the butt...

Does Dr.Salama offer the garment with the butt out? I'm considering ordering one

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Hey, I did NOT have severe pain at any point besides when Nomie took my front drain out but that was a burning sensation. When I woke up from surgery I was just tired and maybe a lil sore or achey that's about it. Just tell Alex you would like to be comfortable when you wake up and not in a lot of pain.. Hope that helps.
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Thanks so much! I sure will, you just made my day!!!
you have a nice shape already,,, after that proceduce i can imagine how much more enhanced your body will be.. good luck hun
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Im so appreciative of all the love and support...

Im so appreciative of all the love and support that I've gotten from my BBL family. My flight leaves today at 6:25 pm #Countdown

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This all happened so fast for me. I wanted to get...

This all happened so fast for me. I wanted to get cool sculpting done and I had a random convo with my friend who told me lipo was really in expensive. So I looked into it and decided to go with Dr.Okoro in Atlanta since my boyfriend lives there and he could take care of me post op. Well I only wanted my flanks done then my boyfriend was like when u get that removed you'll have a huge gut O_o >_

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there is no need lying to u or hating..i dont know u from adam.. i am just speaking from experience...as much as i wanna b positive, there is a down side to everything & i gotta b upfront. i am even bout to sue my doctor. he did a great booty job but that thigh lipo is killing me. over time ur inner thigh will begin to look cellulite ish. i hv pictures. let me know how to attach it to this post. there is another girl on here who got inner thigh lipo from dr Salama. she is sad bout it... search for the girl with d 6th week post op - i am depressed title...FYI--- when it comes to surgery, u wanna hear both good and bad so u can cut out the unnecessary. then again we all hv different skin type & healing capability... goodluck
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Can we see photos? This is serious!!! I really hate my inner fat and desire it to be lipoed.
What's the girls name that got the thigh lipo from Salama? He did a bad job? To add a picture from a conputer you go to your profile and click update the you attach a photo. Please post pictures I would really like to see because quite frankly it's hard to believe a person who only posts negativity on real self.

So I broke my iPhone today FML. Anywhoo I'm trying...

So I broke my iPhone today FML. Anywhoo I'm trying to figure out what you ladies did to sleep as comfortably as possible. Should I get a body pillow? I can't believe I'm having surgery so soon

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Disregard the post from 7/13 it's didn't finish...

Disregard the post from 7/13 it's didn't finish uploading and I don't want to retype it lol but Salama is my doctor.

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I had planned on using my body pillows to actually sleep on top of to provide elevation so that I'm not completely flat and a little more comfortable, I actually may try to stack them both up and lay/straddle them so to speak, just sounds a bit more comfy than laying flat on your tummy
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Just a few more days... Brace yourself the ride is a bit bumpy but worth it in the end!
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Can I ask questions at the pre op tomorrow? And...

Can I ask questions at the pre op tomorrow? And how long after surgery can I expect to feel sexy?

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HI,
Just wanted to say good luck and Prayers be with you and your surgeon on your surgery day. Can't wait to see the new you. Happy recovery
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Thank you so much!!!
Ohhhh I'm like WTF I'm far enough as it is! So you feel like u look better overall though this soon?
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How do i explain what kind of butt i want fron...

How do i explain what kind of butt i want fron these pictures?? i've gained 5 pounds since ive been in s florida my family has been cooking it up #SoulFood smh

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As yall can see ALL my weight goes to my midsection

As yall can see ALL my weight goes to my midsection

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Also.... how do i set up my profile to reflect...

Also.... how do i set up my profile to reflect that DR. Salama is my surgeon on this site?

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You will be jussttttt fine, I can't until your 6 weeks post op! Lol
(my dates 10/1 and I already can't wait until I'm 6 weeks post op!)
We will all be looking forward to you just dropping in saying 'I did it!' tomorrow :)
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Thanks girl, I'll def be allllll in your in Inbox getting on your nerves l
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Keep us posted ! And update when u feel up to it and if u need to vent def hit my inbox. Everyone on here is so amazing and we'll all help u with any questions! A big thing for me was omg is this normal or is this supp to look or feel like this ? Lol but this site helps so much and I'm sure it helps dr s from gettin a million phone calls lol night b4 surgery is hard it's like fear of the unknown lol but he does this sooo much he really is an expert and will take great care of u!

I didnt go back for surgery til 12:30 and left the...

I didnt go back for surgery til 12:30 and left the surery center at 6. I met my BBL partner Goody2Shoes (spell check) and she's so sweet. He hubby is mad cool and loves and supports her to the upmost (congrats girl you have a great support system). I met my girl FabNewMe and I love her, she's so sweet and so nice of makes me emotional to think about it, I'm so grateful for her. BTW her pictures do NOT do her justice she is SEXY as hell & very pretty too.

I haven't had ANY pain just soreness,(I hope this isn't a jinx) but I do know that GOD IS AMAZING!!! My experience has been great so far. I'm sleepy and I don't feel like being really thorough right now but I will update when I do. And I got 1200 cc's and I did NOT get my thighs done. I get a little nauseated and weak feeling for 60 secs when I stood up too long after using the bathroom for about5 mins.

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Is there a reason u didnt get thighs done? Just curious. Happy recovery
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Hey girl God Bless everything came out great. I can't wait to see your results, I'm so excited for u. Y didn't u do your thighs were u going to do hips too?. When u feel better pls give us all the details . Happy healing.
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"No pain, just soreness!" whatttt?! All of the worrying and just soreness?! Idk if it's to early on...but wooohoooo, and you a big sister now!!!! :) get rest a feel better, when you do, you have toilet us know why you decided not to do your thighs, oh and I no those 1200cc's are going to have you looking nice girl
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Not looking forward to the massage tomorrow.....

Not looking forward to the massage tomorrow.. updated pics... im really sleepy ill update later

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Prettyflagirl looks great ladies the pics dont really show her body . She is gonna look amazing once the swellin goes away cause she looks amazing now
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Congrats on your sx, your waist is so small. Happy healing and recovery dear.
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Congrats on your surgery!!happy healing!
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Okay so I'm almost 3 day post op. let me start by...

Okay so I'm almost 3 day post op. let me start by saying Dr.Salama has an amazing team!! They are really everything I could ask for. They aren't just trying to get your money I feel like I'm apart of their family. When I woke up from surgery I was swollen as heck, face, eyes everything. Ish was crazy. No pain (I prayed hard) just soreness. It's totally bearable. I took a perc as soon as surgery was over and every 2.5 hours and by day 2 I went up to taking 3 an hour.

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Dr. Salama gave me 1200 cc's and removed 4000 cc...

Dr. Salama gave me 1200 cc's and removed 4000 cc of fat and I was very happy about that!! I did not have my thighs done because I was on the fence about it but most of all I wanted as much fat out of my trunk area. While recovering from surgery I dO not suggest any additional areas, I believe it makes recovery so much more miserable and it can't be worth it. My mom and brother have been absolutely amazing throughout my recovery and it's do important to have a grey support system.
Goodie2shoes and FabNewMe look absolutely amazing. Both of them have very tiny waists and have a nice round ass. Pictures do NOT do them justice!!

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I had my massage 2 days post op and it was bitter...

I had my massage 2 days post op and it was bitter sweet. It hurt but it wasn't as bad as the reviews that I read. In my experience nothing was as bad as the reviews I read. My advice.... PRAY. I had everyone praying for me and I prayed myself and God worked it out!!! "Ask and ye shall receive." for me the massage felt like... You ever got a whoopin when you were a child lol and u had soreness or whips after (my mom didn't play that ish) well it felt like that and someone was massging it. I took two perks 30 minutes prior though and it wasn't bad. I'm actually looking forward to my second massage today.

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I keep updating because sometimes from my phone if...

I keep updating because sometimes from my phone if the post is long everything doesn't post. After my massage on post op day 2 I went to Walmart, Ross, the flea market and Boston market (yes I felt good enough to do all those things). My ass looks huge to me and I wanted it to go down. Ill post more pictures probably after the massage today. Also I had gas like crazy after the massage, like all day. It felt so good though lol. My face Is still swollen. Ive been eating good though but I have no appetite at all. I still haven't had. Bowel movement I'll take one colace today though. Any questions reel free to ask away. I've been so sleepy after the surgery though so if I don't respond quickly this is why. Love you all

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Last night/this morning has been the worse for me...

Last night/this morning has been the worse for me but it's still not really bad. I had night sweats, a sore throat, slightly stuffy nose and a little nausea. It's isn't really bad I just feel a little yucky. I'll try and just rest before my massage at 1.

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Hope your recovery is going well!!
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Hey Pretty,
Just wanted to tell you that you look AMAZING. Oh Lord... I am curious how that drain coming from your back area feels. I had a tt, lipo, and bbl 1 year ago and going back for round 2 in two weeks. I had a drain in the front. Did you also have that?
Also, what kind of garment is that? Name?
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I LOVE THIS GIRL! I just wanted everyone to know that, and how amazing and incredibly strong she is! =-)
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I've been trying to update but it's been getting...

I've been trying to update but it's been getting deleted, I'll update when I have the energy. This process is a roller coaster ride and me personally wouldnt do it all over again. Because I already had a decent body. This shit gets real bad then it's real good again. I took my front drain out myself last night because I was in excruciating pain------ no exaggeration. I had surgery Tuesday and it's Sunday. So I'm 5 days post op

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Ohh noooo...feel better
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rollercoaster... OF LOVEEEEE ::eww eww::
LOL JK!! I love you, freaking super woman!!!!
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I'd be so crazy without you!! Love you too :-*

I promise i'll give a detalied review when im up...

I promise i'll give a detalied review when im up to it, yall will understand after surgery

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YOU GOT A DONK!!!!! lolll you really look amazing and definitely did not need to get your thighs done. I cannot wait to see your final results hun.
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You look so good!! Lookin @ your pics make me want a sooner date lol.
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aww $hit... you look great your recovery has persuaded me :)
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Good Afternoon Ladies I hope all is well. Today I...

Good Afternoon Ladies I hope all is well. Today I am 12 days post op and this have definitely been a roller coaster ride. I do think i had a pretty good recovery looking back, but it was hard as hell. iv'e been putting off doing a review because i have so much to say but Goody2shoes convinced me to update. Lets Start from the day before surgery

7/16 The day before surgery I went into the office and I met Jennifer, Naomi, Ruben and Nancy. Dr. Salama has the most AMAZING TEAM!! I signed paperwork with nancy and she gave me some arnica pills and we talked and she and Ruben made me feel so comfortable with everything. I was told that I had to be at the OR at 10:15 the next morning.

7/17 Surgery Day I arrived at the OR at 10:15 with my two best friends. I didnt get called back until about 11:45 and i was getting cranky because I was hungry. I went in the bathroom and changed into my gown, compression socks, surgery undies and headed to meet with Dr. Salama. He was laughing at me because my friends and I were being silly in the waiting area and he could see us from the OR lol smh. He marked me up and i showed him the slope that i wanted in my back but other than that I did not show hom a wish pic.I asked him if he didnt like wish pics and he said its not that and i asked if it was that some people are unrealistic and he said yes. I AGREE 100%. I waked in the surgery room and was greeted by monica the OR supervisor, shes so sweet. I layed on the bed and she put my legs in thiese things that massage your legs during surgery and i wasnt nervous at any point, its crazy. I met Craig who was my nurse anesthetist. He was very sweet and I told him I wanted to be comfortable when i woke up. He told me that was the plan. He did the Iv in my hand and tolf he that he injected something and to let me know when i feel it. I was looking around about to ask what exaclty was i suppose to feel and i dont remember anything else lol. I woke up briefly and i was laying next to Dr. Salama and he asked if i was okay and i said yes and went back to sleep. The next time i woke up i was about to fall out of my wheel chair because someone didnt put the brakes on the damn thing smh. ANywhoo i was in NO PAIN whe i woke up, i felt great.

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Good luck gir l!
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I hear your results are amazIng but no pIcs are you going to put them back up? happy healing
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you ok girl? havent heard from ya, hope you're healing well and looking good :)
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