A short bio about it myself:)
I'm 36y/o (soon to be 37 y/o in March 5th), married, mother of 2 kiddos(11y/o boy and 21 month old gril), 5'4, 140 lbs. I desire this surgery for 11 years but I had mixed feeling and guilty trip. Eleven long years of reflexion, my ruin temple needs improvement after neglect it. While waiting, I walk and run, will tweak my diet a little to accentuate my legs. I trust myself in this journey, of course it will be a rocky road in some days. The important matter is to arrive to the finish line.
A short bio about it myself:) I'm 36y/o (soon...
A short bio about it myself:)
I forgot to add which procedures will be done:) A...
Yesterday, I made a payment of the final balance...
She handed me as well my prescriptions that I order the same day but my neighorhood's pharmacy was out of Percocet, I will order it today in another one.
I'm a bit nervous, irritable, and anxious. I can't believe after waiting for so long(11 years), I will do it. My mother isn't aware of it anyway, she leaves so far(7500 miles), no need to worry her already with my decision.
My husband finds me fabulous and accept my body the way it is. I don't love this part about it, I workout this body but this stubborn area won't change a bit especially the tummy area. I hide it well with loose clothes or large pants but at the end when you remove the clothing; this area is still present.
I'll be happy when I meet my TT sisters in flat side too;)
Yesterday, I decided to talk my mother about my...
But only received bad comments and feedback, it didn't believe how she could react this way.
She called me today more calm but asking why do I want to do it? Or you don't want to conceive more children? After a long conversation, she decided to let it go but still disapprove this procedure and risks.
I learnt by my plastic surgeon's registered nurse that my hemoglobine are 12.2 and the rest great too. I will maintain my supplement, folic acid, floradix, homemade beet-carot juice(1 glass in morning), multivitamin, and food containing iron.
I feel so great actually, I hope to keep been this way until my surgery.
D-1 so excited but a bit scare. I presume this...
Tonight pop up another antibiotic with a meal, no food or drink after 10pm, shower again with Dial soap before sleeping. Wake up early tomorrow, check in at 5.30am in the plastic surgeon's office and swallow an anti nausea pill.
I hope for the best to anyway going in tomorrow or after tomorrow any ladies to their tummy tucks.
Post op Day 1, I made it through but so much...
Po 8 day, I start feel stronger each day. I stop...
I went to my 4th post op with Dr Ary Krau. My blood turned dark red between last night and this morning, and was worry about it. My ps reassured me and removed my drain the same day and my sutures in my back from lipo. I hated this weird sensation who didn't last long with the extraction. Then I felt burning in my drain placement, that was a very short feeling;)
My cg should be wear for 2 more weeks too. It's a necessary torture to control the swelling and bruises. Next week, a massage therapist will come over my home, to practice lymphatic massage;)
24 days post op milestone:)
Later that day, my scar started to itch a lot around my incision and suddenly stopped. This must be a very good sign of healing on his way. I remarked as well my pubic hair are growing inside my skin:(. Let's wait until a full recovery before to
scheduling my waxing session to my favorite Brazilean waxing salon.
My energy level is almost back to normal but crashed later in evening. Still supplementing with my vitamin C with rose hips and folic acid. This small cocktail worked well for me.
My lymphatic massage session
Feel away better 29 days later
Progress with my scar
But few questions to ask to my ps next week.
Almost ready for this summer
My swelling is acting up again
My scar is fading slowly, the swelling plays with me in and out. I know it's part of the healing process and sodium intake. So far, I'm glad with my surgery no regret only joy;)
Next week 3 month post op
I went back yesterday to my boxing aerobic then today the lower
abs is swollen:(.
Any activities increase the swelling area, only resting is the solution. But I was in this situation for 1 month and half. Not really motivated to write anything about it. Because no change is happening. It's the normal for the healing process.
I order on Amazon Scaraway for C-section before to leave for my trip. Also Continuing my maintenance regime by moisturizing my scar and supplementing with vitamin C, folate acid.
I'm leaving next week for France to visit relatives and vacationing with my hubby no kids (8 days). Being in the beach will be a challenge too.
10 month post op tummy tuck
Find an answer from old question on the forum, about the swollen part. And find it interesting.
The area right above the stitch line in the lower tummy will stay swollen longer, and will seem puffy long after the rest of your tummy is looking great. Expect the area above the stitch line to very slowly improve over 12 -18 months.
I'll check with my ps on my 1 year post op about this swelling going beyond month after the operation.
I wish you a good luck in your tummy tuck planning or recovery.
I choose Ary Krau, MD, for his years of expertise, clean record, friendly staff, reasonable price, detail oriented plastic surgeon, patience to explain me the procedure and understanding what I wanted from it. The BIG plus as well, it's not far from my home.