My thoughts about so far about my BBL procedure....

Hello, I am a petite women 26 years old 5'3.5...

Hello, I am a petite women 26 years old 5'3.5 about 125-128lbs, im about a size 3-5, ive recently gained 5-8 lbs since my child in 08, He was 9lbs, I had a c-section and before him I was 110-115lbs. This is the most i've ever gained and it was so hard to do. it seems to be gained all in my stomach and butt, no where else, I've always been tiny and never really had curvy hips ppl never noticed because i've always had big boobs and a bubble butt. But i notice it and it really bothers me. What would be the best procedure to get? i wouldn't mind my butt being a size bigger either lol but most of all curvier hips =) can someone let me know and price range? im looking for doctors in florida and california.


Im trying to stay under 5,000-6,000 =)

Im trying to stay under 5,000-6,000 =)

SO IM ABOUT 130lbs now accurate. My surgury is BBL...

SO IM ABOUT 130lbs now accurate. My surgury is BBL for October 5, 2012 im excited but nervous. I want to gain 10 or 15lbs my doctor says 5lbs will be good but I say 10-15lbs so that I feel comfortable. I decided to go with Dr. Melinda Lacerna in Sarasota/bradenton I went for a free consultation. She told me I had a very nice butt and she saw what the problem I was having, narrow hips. She could get 200cc out and place into the hips and top of my buttocks in each cheek, dosen't seem like enough to insert but im trying to stay positive. I really want a size bigger butt a 24-26 inch waist and 40-42hips Im 34D-28-34 now but its all butt. I want to be 34D 24/26-40/42. I will take pics to show you guys what I mean and my journey. If u guys know excactly what I can do or eat to gain this weight in 6 weeks please let me know lol im desperate! I just want this to be right. This is a lifelong insecurity and it got serious after I had my son. So please any info you can give me or advice would be greatly appreciated.

So I have 2 more weeks left and I'm getting my...

So I have 2 more weeks left and I'm getting my surgury I've gained 4 of the 5 lbs I been trying to gain im visiting my fam in Cali right now and can't weigh myself but last time I checked 2 weeks ago I was 134 it's so hard for me to keep weight on i been drink ensures and junk food fast food. I hope I can make it to 140 Atleased but don't seem like I will get there all my weight is going to my stomach and butt......... I want hips a flat 23 or 24 inches stomach and rest can go to my ass 42 to 44 inches lol hope I'm not dreaming lol
Im so nervous because I have a small frame it won't be what expect but I have no choice I've been wanting hips my whole life and after my baby yearned for my flat tummy pray for me ladies I need that 32-34. 23-24. 42-44 inch measurements I get back to Florida October 2nd the 3rd I have my pre op and the 5th ill be a new women lol ull check back soon with my measurements pics and updates thank u

Sooooo tomorrow's the day of my Pre op I get to...

Sooooo tomorrow's the day of my Pre op I get to ask all my questions and be sure this is what I want I'm just worried about the pain and the results I want a 24 inch waist lol!!!!!! It's at 28 now. I'm at 137.3lbs my target was 140lbs she told me I only had to get up to 135 lol but I want to make sure I get my hips and no stomach I'm happy with my ass lol so I'm over weight 13lbs that should be lots of fat to work with! I'm so excited I'll post and take pics tonight!!! I have my computer now! Whoop whoop .....flat belly and curvy hips here I come!!!! Lol

So .......went for pre-op today forgot my phone...

So .......went for pre-op today forgot my phone and garmet but dr. lacerna took photos ill have them up forsure no later then sunday lol i know i have been saying it for the longest but i will! tomorrows the big day wish me luck ladies...she sill didnt really say anything about cc ill ask her tomorrow...but she said she thinks since i have the butt already its going to be an amazing outcome! but still didnt have very much fat to work with it went to my stomach and butt ....so I sure hope so!

I had my post op today and Dr. Larcena took the...

I had my post op today and Dr. Larcena took the wraps off alread and we saw immediate results already she said i had a fabulous butt so all, she did was remove the baby pooch and filled my dents by my hips =) im so happy she told me i was one of her best clients and that she use me on her flyers, ill post the pix she took monday and my own tomorrow when i take a shower! Overall great experience, great staff, great results,resonable price , im happy so far and will be using her after i have my babies in the future for a mini tummy tuck =) ill post measurements weekly and pictures also! stay tuned and check back! im in pain very sore but not enough to want to die...im stiff though...

Pictures are up!!!!! ladies ill post better and...

pictures are up!!!!! ladies ill post better and more each week or later, leave comments im super swollen, im at 136 lbs, yesteday, i was 138lbs, measurements today are 30-30-40 before i was 36-28-36 narrow hips, 138lbs, 17lb weigt gain for this procedure it was mostly water weight dr. said she gave me fill inn where m y butt had dented in on each cheek and a flat tummy =) she didnt do too much to my butt as u can see.....tell me what u guys think so far? i need a 24-25 inch waist and ill be happy!

LOVE THIS LADY SHE TOLD ME WHAT I NEEDED DIDNT...

LOVE THIS LADY SHE TOLD ME WHAT I NEEDED DIDNT EVEN HAVE TO TELL HER SHE IS THE BEST!!!! SHE MADE ME PERFECT ;) DON'T SLEEP ON HER SHE IS TASTEFUL, CLASSY, PROFESSIONAL, DEDICATED, SINCERE AND A GREAT DOCTOR! I WOULD RECOMMEND THE WORLD IF I COULD!

Hey ladies wanted to check in feeling much better,...

Hey ladies wanted to check in feeling much better, appetite has come back more, my weight is going from 134-132 lbs so in a few months ill probably be back my regular weight 120-125lbs. Overall im okay with the results the swelling gave me the illusion i had curvier hips but she didn't add any hips at all I didn't have enough fat to work with. What she did is filled in my dents on the sides of my cheeks which gave me a fuller back side, she took off the little fat I had in my lower back so really all the fat i had was in my stomach = / so my body hasn't changed at all in fact the only big difference I see is the stomach and my butt just looks higher lol. Ill admit i thought i'd have wider hips but im greatful for what she did, she was honest from the gate and told me i didn't have very much to work with and that my body would just look more toned. Ill just have to live with and embrace the fact I am a petite women with a tiny frame all BOOBS and ALL BUTT, im happy my stomach looks almost as flat as it did before my son with no tummy tuck.... I hope i've answered all your questions =) maybe after a few babies and age ill gain more weight and have it done again if I can lol but for now im okay with it! we'll see what happens after a year...

....... So far I came out like the girl in the pic in the white lol so atleased i knew what my expectations would be....

Ok not happy at all my swelling is gone and...

Ok not happy at all my swelling is gone and honestly I feel like I look exactly how I looked before I gained the weight from the bbl I'm so disappointed I feel like I wasted my fiancés money but didnt tell him that and I'm trying to be positive but I still have no hips and my stomach still looks like I had a baby smh now I'm looking into getting a mini tummy tuck and figure out how I can get hips my ass was never the problem I just always wanted hips I was so excited at first but that's because of all the swelling gave me the illusion is be curvier I still look like a stick with boobs and a butt I'm so depressed smh I also now have to wait and see if I'm going to have another child before I get a mini tummy tuck guess u live and learn I don't know how I'm going to get hips now because I absolutely have no fat smh omg I'm so upset! I like Lacerna but I don't think bbl was good for me and or she did a good job in my opinion just on my body :( all this pain for nothing!

SO its been 6 weeks my body looks exactly the way...

SO its been 6 weeks my body looks exactly the way it looked before i gained the weight to get the bbl so im pissed waisted 6k and i should have known better =( if i get any more surgery it will be a mini tummy tuck or hip implants if they become more popular like my doctor told me to do in the first place was get mini tummy tuck after i have more babies before i decided to waist my money on a bbl i should have went to salama or just used the money for my stomach i cant even believe this right now! but oh well i guess guess ill take it as a lost and wait a few years until i decide what i will do atleased i know now.....

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5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Hey ladies I have an update and I'll share with u guys lol now that I've calmed down and it's been some time I'll post pictures later today and more of my experience .....
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Sorry your not happy doll. I think you look amazing!!!
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Oh wow... another bad review on this Dr. I'm sorry you're not happy with your results.
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Wow !!!!!!!! STRIKE TWO FOR THIS DOCTOR.
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lol I was looking for an update...has anything changed?
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Sorry your results aren't what you hoped for. :/ You still look good though :)
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Honestly I think your butt looked more amazing before the surgery.
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The last pic you posted looks great. I don't see any pics where you have a full frontal shot to see hips/waist ratio. And it's only been 12 days, geesh!!! Give it at least 2 mos. and don't get caught up by the pics you see on other girls blogs a few days after surgery. That says or means absolutely nothing. Most of the girls disappear after 3 mos., so you'd never know what there end result really is anyway.
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Let me correct myself. I assumed from your pics that you were only 12 days. I do apologize.
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So true I wanna c results after several months but no one tick around
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I have 3 months and 2 weeks and I'm still here. I'll post pics at my 4 months after bbl. that's soon
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So sorry to hear you're unhappy. Good luck on your continued journey.
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I know how u feel and i went to salama. Find another dr. Best of luck
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This is rs so i feel free to comment ne where and i wanted to let you know your body was banging before sx and after breastfeeding my son i gotta pay to get my breast like yours
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Swelling normally lasts for about 3 months.
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Hi PL 85, I too had a BBL that focused only on my hips. I made it clear to my doc, (Markmann) that if I didn't have a lot of fat, to put it ALL in my hips. That's exactly what he did. I wound up getting 350 ccs per hip, which is not a lot for the butt, but it is a lot for the hips. Even with tat, i'll only get about a 2 inch gain, at most. The thing is, if you naturally have a narrow pelvis, there is no way that you can go from 34 inch hips to 42 inch hips with a BBL. If the surgeon promised you that, she was not being honest. Because of the anatomy and musculature of the hips, doctors are somewhat limited to the amount of fat that can be put directly into that area. If you notice, Salama rarely puts more than 200ccs into the hips. Don't feel bad! You had a great figure before! You're still swollen. And, if your waist shrinks to 24 and your hips are 35 or 36, you'll be a true hourglass. An hourglass has a hip and bust measurement that is the SAME. A 24 inch waist and 42 inch hips is not an hourglass. It is a pear. This is a common misconception on these boards.
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you look sooo soooo good.....you have nothing to regret....stay positive... and by the way, congrats
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okkkk i see you look great what was your total
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You look great
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Hey ladies sorry I haven't been replying fast enough been recovering I'll post more pics and answer all ur questions later today god bless u all :) xoxo
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To Prettylady85, congrad.! Happy for you that you love your results. keep us updated with your progress.
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Nice Hun. Ur healing fast. U look great!! I saw Dr. Lacerna today I love her also. Hugs ;)
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Hey girl beaauutiful before and after! Seems like ur having a Smooth recovery , a few questions how was the office? Staff and how did u feel once u Woke up from sx! Im sooo nervous about that.
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You had an amazing body before..I looked at your pic like " hu? She doesn't need anymore butt" lol but I ge that you wanted the more roundness to yur hips as that's what I went for too. Congrats mami
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