I had a Wonderful experience!I had extra saay skin...

I had a Wonderful experience!I had extra saay skin from two previous pregnancies that both resulted in c-sections.Updated on 25 Nov 2011:Hate this swelling...it's been an up and down roller coaster ride! Be glad when this ride is over and i love roller coasters just not this one! LOLUpdated on 6 Dec 2011:9 weeks! 9 week pics are posted! everything seems to be going great! Have a lot less swelling then i did last week! Been working on the scars left behind from drains and pain pumps
I just saw all your photos and read your story.
Wow you have done a Great Job of healing.
You look Beautiful. Congrats to you.
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T, you look just perfect dear!! Your body is so toned, how many kids do u have?
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Thank you so much! I have two kids a soon the 5yr old and a 10yr old
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(Words from my kickboxing coach "Be Positive,...

(Words from my kickboxing coach "Be Positive, Stand Firm, Never Give Up and Pray Always." What an wonderful women!) Thought i would share those words with you lovely ladies!
hi im having my tt in a few days w/hernia repair. why did you have those two bandages on your upper stomach?
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Those two spots on my upper stomach where from where they placed my pain pumps, two spots at the bottom where from drainage bulbs. i was allergic to the tape they used to hold the pain pumps in place. most drs don't put the pumps on upper stomach, the anesthesiologist placed my pumps because the insurance paid for it. Don't fret though those spots have now almost completely disappeared!!!
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Hey T, ur results are looking really good! I'm shocked that ur still swollen! But u have great definition!!
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Hello everyone!! I'm almost 6 mts po (April 5)!...

Hello everyone!! I'm almost 6 mts po (April 5)! I'm doing great and will have to go back to my PS and have a dog ear removed next month! My swelling has gone down tremendously! I'm very pleased with my results and cant wait for vacation! :-)
Wow! you look so great=) your scar faded so nicely. did you use any product on it?
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Thank You! i used mederma and dr summits skin bleach, both can be brought at walmart
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what a big diffrent wow
u look amazing ,,from day one i could see huge change keep it up woman ;)
btw which one hurts more c-setion or tt
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Sorry abt the mirror in my 7 mts pics! i wiped it...

Sorry abt the mirror in my 7 mts pics! i wiped it clean with a paper towel but didn't realize it left paper towel debris until i saw it on the pics. couldn't see it in person! LOL
Thanks for the well wishes and you look amazing!!!
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Thank you!
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There's a big difference from when you first had your TT to now-do you think it was the swelling, working out, or both? Also wondering what your workout routine was and how long you waited to workout? Im 2 weeks PO and feel good and am considering going back to the gym for light weights and fast walking in a week. You look FANTASTIC btw!
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Two days ago I got my dog ear fixed! I can already...

Two days ago I got my dog ear fixed! I can already see the difference! It really didn't hurt much, but the after pain was a little bit intolerable. Got lortads to ease the pain! They make me sleepy! LOL! But any who, glad its over! Pics coming soon!!
You look great Tmonie, I'm hoping my results are as good as yours
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1st time Ive read ur story and looked at your photos! You look wonderful!!! You can totally see the progression in the series of pics! =)
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Dang girl you look amazing!! lol
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Was just comparing my pics and realized my stretch...

Was just comparing my pics and realized my stretch marks look a whole lot better with the treatment ive been using! didn't realize they had gotten that much better, i must start my back using the obgi clear, was thinking it wasn't working!!!
Hey Tmonie12, you have such a cute shape! I am glad that you got the dog ears removed. You look great!
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Thank you! You look great also! Im super happy to have that ugly dog ear removed now i can continue on my road to healing!
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Is amazing to see how one starts right after surgery and the frustrations to see the results right away right?? you look awsome!!!!
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Two days ago I had my belly button injected with...

Two days ago I had my belly button injected with steroids for the hypertropic scarring! It absolutely didn't hurt at all. Today i've noticed the scar is much more softer than it was. Will try to post pics by the end of the day!
Looking good T...!!!! Super Flat.....I love it!!!!!
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You look awesome! Great job documenting your journey with pictures, very motivating. I am still swollen, in swell hell! I hope to look as good as you at 8 months. Your scar healed really well. Did you put anything on it? Also, how long did you wear a compression garment and if so, what kind did you wear?
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Thank you!! I used dr summits skin bleach on my scar! i wore my compression garment for almost 5 mts and i wore the one the dr office gave me. They were nice enough to give me another once the other began to be too big!
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Really excited about my results! My results look...

Really excited about my results! My results look better and better each and every month! The steroid injections in the belly button has really help soften up my scar and it dosent look as bad! My PS said if i felt needed more he would inject more.
You look great Timonie! I'm having my procedure tomorrow and so excited. Happy Healing!
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Looking great Tmonie. Your results just keep improving!
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Thank so much SassyMomma!
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Everything has been going great! Im 10mts PO and i...

Everything has been going great! Im 10mts PO and i still have a little swelling around belly button! Overall i've went from a size 7 to a size 3! Life is good!
You look great
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Thanks for the scar therapy. Again you look great!
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I meant - scar therapy information
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Everything has been going great! I still have a...

Everything has been going great! I still have a little bit of swelling around the belly button after a busy day and if i dont eat right i clearly bloat!!! Gotta eat better, but sometimes its hard! I do not like the way my jeans fit around the waist. i have love handles and the jeans just overall do fit to good, there kinda baggy in the back and front and tight on the sides. I have an pre-op app to see my PS about lipo of the flanks on sept. 27! im excited and ready!!!
You look great Tmonie!
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Thank you so much!
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You look so awesome! Your scar is healing great & your belly is so flat!
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Hi all!!!! I have been healing extremely well and...

Hi all!!!! I have been healing extremely well and things have been great! I have decided to get lipo on my flank area to even me out a bit! It will cost $2800 and i'm scheduled for The 8th of Oct! Really excited!!! YAY! Will be posting my 11 mts PO pics soon, i'm a little behind schedule on that, sorry!! It has almost been a year, next month on the 4th to be exact! Wow, how time flies! Good luck and happy healing to all!!!

I'm sorry ladies I meant Nov. 8th for flank...

I'm sorry ladies I meant Nov. 8th for flank lipo!!! SORRY......
You look awesome I love to see the transition...it just gets better and better!!
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It does get better and better!!! Cant wait to see your results!!
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I agree with T, It's a slow process! but It does get better each day! It just takes time! I'm still wearing my binder and I'm 5months post op! Ha!
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I'm so excited about getting my lipo which is...

I'm so excited about getting my lipo which is scheduled for next Thursday! Cant wait to see my finial results I have been looking forward to seeing a more coke bottle shape instead of the square shape in which I posse today. I have been fairing pretty well with my new tummy! I still tend to swell around the belly button even though I am 1 year and 1 month PO! Wow, where has the time gone. I will be posting before lipo pics of my stomach hopefully in the next day or two. I will then TRY to post pics to keep you ladies posted on how well I'm doing from week to week. Thank You ladies for following my journey....happy healing to all!!!

Hey girlie!!  Thank you for checking in with us.   The past year has gone fast for sure.  You are looking great!    It's crazy how long the swelling can hang around and torture us..LOL    

Check in with us after the lipo and keep posting the pictures.

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Thank you bunches! Will keep you posted!
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Thank you

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Super excited about my day tomorrow! I'm so ready...

Super excited about my day tomorrow! I'm so ready to loose the extra fat stored in my saddle bags!!!! LOL! New pics are posted and i will keep you ladies posted on how well I'm doing on my journey!!

Super excited about my day tomorrow! I'm so ready...

Super excited about my day tomorrow! I'm so ready to loose the extra fat stored in my saddle bags!!!! LOL! New pics are posted and i will keep you ladies posted on how well I'm doing on my journey!!
You look amazing. Good luck tomorrow!!
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Thank you so much!! I know you are super excited about your upcoming tummy tuck?! Cant wait to see your results bet they will be awesome! Looks like it will be some what of a Christmas gift to yourself....how exciting!!! Good luck on everything!
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I will be having lipo to on my back and love handles. I can't wait good luck tomorrow.
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OK ladies, I'm back from my lipo! I had local...

OK ladies, I'm back from my lipo! I had local anesthesia because I didn't have a tremendous amount of lipo to have done. In the beginning the numbing shots were painful but tolerable. The insertion of the tumescent fluid stung but after that it was smooth sailing. I was told that i could possible leak fluid for the next few days!!! I'm in NO pain at the moment what so ever hadn't had any pain meds! I FEEL GREAT!!!! Cant wait to see my finial results!!!!

Oh sorry....I also had dog ears fixed!!! YAY! He...

Oh sorry....I also had dog ears fixed!!! YAY! He did my lipo through those incisions!!!!
Hey!!! You still look great! I'm now 1 year PO. I'm seeing my PS on Tuesday to discuss my fat pocket I developed and like you I want more lipo. Did you go back to your original surgeon? How long were you out of commission? I need to update my profile with pics before and after lipo. Love your results!
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Thank you!! Yes I went back to my original surgeon because he was a great surgeon! I just had the lipo Thursday and i could have drove home myself home if i wanted to. I had local anesthesia so i wasn't put to sleep. i was awake for the whole procedure. I relaxed Thursday and I've been on the go every since! LOL! I still have to stay wrapped for 6 weeks though! Xant wait to see your updated profile!!!
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Looking great diva, but you already know that LOL
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I went to see my PS yday for my 1 week PO lipo!...

I went to see my PS yday for my 1 week PO lipo! Was hoping the stitches were going to come out but the nurse said they weren't ready yet! Really hated that but because they itch, but I'd rather they stay in if its going to beneficial! I was told i was pretty swollen, but I think the lipo areas looks great!
Hey Tmonie - I haven't visited the site lately so caught up on all the lipo pics. You look fantastic! I'm thinking that lipo exactly where you had is in my future. How is/was the pain?
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Tmonie your teacher was right we should never give up. You are such a strong and positive girl. When you said "life is good" I said Amin. Your progress is like a flower booming, my eyer were "thirsty" to see the next pic. Beautiful. I just love to read stories like yours here . I think we all women are such amazing creatures. I mean uniquely beautiful.
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Such beautiful words from such a beautiful person! We all are uniquely beautiful indeed!!
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Hi ladies!!! Hope everyone is healing well?! I am...

Hi ladies!!! Hope everyone is healing well?! I am 1yr and 2 mts PO tummy tuck and 7 weeks PO lipo! I have to say my journey has been ok, at times I felt time was at a stand still and today I feel like time has flown by! I have to say patience and this website is the key to survival! Without you ladies I would have been lost!! Luv you all!! I still have a little swelling from the lipo preformed 7 weeks ago but its not a tremendous amount, so glad I went through with it! As for the tummy tuck, I have most all of my feeling back from the nerve disruption due to the surgery. I have to say I definitely can tell when I have eaten too much because my upper ab area will tell on me! LOL! Salt no longer makes me swell and that's a great thing because its sad to say but I love salt... don't know what I would do without a bag of sunflower seeds!!! Love those things!! LOL! I have posted new 7 week pics for you all to view, I'm excited abt the results. Dont go back to see my PS until Jan. will try to keep you updated!! Happy healing to all!!!
You have amazing results! I just made 6months po this week and thinking about getting some lipo. What type of lipo did u get, smartlipo, tumescent technique or etc? Thanks
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Thank you! I had smart lipo with tumescent!
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Hey Tmonie, stopping by to show you some love. You look gorgeous of course! Question, did you feel like one side healed faster than the other with the lipo swelling? Meaning did the swelling go down sooner on one side before the other? Also I am guessing that soreness and a little stiffness and hardness is normal, right?
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Hi lady's!!! I've had an up and down swelling...

Hi lady's!!! I've had an up and down swelling roller coaster ride with my lipo....ugh, but I'm pulling through and i know it takes time! I have found a rather quick solution to the swelling that I used at times after my tummy tuck (that's a sweat band). While doing chores and sometimes during sleep I wear my sweat band and when I take it off all of the swelling is just bout gone! Maybe one day if I don't forget, I will do a before sweat band and after sweat band pic to show you the difference. It absolutely awesome!!! Happy Healing ladies!

Hi lady's!!! I've had an up and down swelling...

Hi lady's!!! I've had an up and down swelling roller coaster ride with my lipo....ugh, but I'm pulling through and i know it takes time! I have found a rather quick solution to the swelling that I used at times after my tummy tuck (that's a sweat band). While doing chores and sometimes during sleep I wear my sweat band and when I take it off all of the swelling is just bout gone! Maybe one day if I don't forget, I will do a before sweat band and after sweat band pic to show you the difference. It absolutely awesome!!! Happy Healing ladies!
you're such an inspiration T . I love your pics, your story, your determination.
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Thank you so much!! You're awesome!!
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Looking good Girl!!!
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Two yrs Post op!!

Hi, i'm two years PO!!! Still loving my results, haven't really gained or lost any weight kinda at a stand still...i have however picked back up on my workouts!! Really want to see more toned defined abs!

Two years PO!! Pics posted!!

Hi, i'm two years PO!!! Still loving my results, haven't really gained or lost any weight kinda at a stand still...i have however picked back up on my workouts!! Really want to see more toned defined abs!
You look great. I was wondering how bad the pain was after you got the TT Thanks
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The pain was not bad thanks to the pain meds. Far less pain than a c-section!!!
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You look great TMonie! Just dropping by to say hi. Your results are amazing as usual! Wow cant believe how its been almost 3 years!
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