Hi, I'm 24, married with 2 kids both born via...

Hi,
I'm 24, married with 2 kids both born via section and over 9 lbs. I'm scheduled for my surgery 2-15-13. I have a hernia which will get repaired during surgery, I will have mr and lipo of the flanks. The original price was 7,200 but because of the hernia it is now 4,500. I met my ps a few years ago after I had my olxest daughter he advised me at that time I should finish having kids. My joldest is 4 n youngest is 1. After having my 2nd daughter I visited other ps but I came back to my original ps. He is very knowledgeable n has been a ps over 30yrs. I feel

Good Morning I'm sitting here at work and can't...

Good Morning I'm sitting here at work and can't think straight... I can't wiat till it's my turn to reach the flat lands. I spoke to my boss about my leave of time and she is very supportive. I'm thinking of my sick leave kind of as a vaction away from work as well. I was talking to my husband last night and he said "Babe you know once you have that surgery you are going to be in a lot of pain". Ok whatever lol. I am ready......................

Oh you can do this!!!  You will be fine and the pain is all temporary.  The results far out weight the short term pain.

 

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I had a consultation with him as well. I still haven't set a date yet.
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Good luck tomorrow! My surgery is scheduled for the 25 please post pictures and keep us updated:)
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Hi Real Self, Just made my final payment in...

Hi Real Self,

Just made my final payment in full. I'm schedule for February 27,2013 at 9:00AM. It's finally here and old boy am I nervous. I did my blood work today and got measured for my garment. I'm having a tummy tuck with muscle repair and lipo to the flanks, also I'm having my underarms done because I have hanging breast tissue that looks disgusting. The time has come so this weekend I will prepare myself for what is next. My doc said I don't need anything extra, but after reading post on here I will grab a few things. OMG it's time Wensday will be here in no time.

2013 & 25
Congratulations on a a great decision!
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Almost time counting down... A little disappointed...

Almost time counting down... A little disappointed today I had to spend $300 extra dollars I wasn't planning on spending but other than that my day is going and I'm trying to complete much as possible... Happy Sunday 3 days and wake up...

Hang in there girlie:)

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Good luck on your surgery! Mines scheduled feb 28th. The next couple of days better go by fast!
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Thanks a lot.....
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OMG I'm laying here the nurse just put the IV in...

OMG I'm laying here the nurse just put the IV in and I swear she tired to kill me lol Jk. I'm super scared I hope I'm doing the right thing.

2013&25
Congrats
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Omg, I feel excited for you. I feel as if it we're me....lol soon it will be. By the time you read this you'll be on the flat side. I hope all goes well and healthy healing.
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I'm so excited for you! Once the anesthesiologist gives you the "happy juice" you're half way there! When you wake up you'll be flat:)... When they take you in the operating room to cleanse your skin be aware that the stuff is cold... lol
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Hi to everyone that is reading this. I finally had...

Hi to everyone that is reading this. I finally had surgery in yesterday 2-27-2013 I was schedule to have surgery at 10:00am but that started late I didn't leave the hospital until 11:00pm that night. I was in so much pain and was vomiting everywhere, I had a tummy tuck, lipo, muscle repair, and I had breast tissue removed from under both arm puts and boy did the S/"- hurt. I had two c-sections n the first few hours I would say nothing compared to that maybe because of the armpit surgery. Well it's 4:00 and I'm awake full of energy I just wanted to say good morning and hello. I made it to the flat lands. O yea my drains are not draining as much has anyone experienced that if so is that normal should I be worried?
Congratulation:) Happy Healing and speedy recovery.
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I'm going in today. My drains don't drain a lot either. I'm going to ask about that. The most with both of them together has been a little under 20 ml.
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Congrats you made it to the flat side! You should call your nurse about the drains.
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Good Morning in a few I will be leaving out for my...

Good Morning in a few I will be leaving out for my follow-up appointment I'm not sure what to aspect hopefully I get to see my stomach. I wouldn't say I'm in a lot of pain but I'm in pain. My underarms are still a bit numb but I can feel the sensation of touch. My arm pits hurt the most. I been drinking so much water and lemon it's crazy. Well I hope you all enjoy your day happy Friday.....

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Just made it in from my post op. Not sure what I...

Just made it in from my post op. Not sure what I think I sure am swollen if nothing else. The doc changed my bandages and put a new garment on boy is it tight. Ok till next time I'm about to lay down.

Hey ladies take a look and let me no what you...

Hey ladies take a look and let me no what you think. I no it's way to early but my PS said once the swelling goes down everything will even out.
Tummy looking great.
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Thanks
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congrats on having your surgery and good luck with your recovery.
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Good Morning I had surgery wensday today is Sunday...

Good Morning I had surgery wensday today is Sunday I'm not sure what post op day this would be, maybe 4. I'm really swollen I have been moving around and drinking lots of water, cranberry juice and lemon water and also eating pineapples. The drains tend to drain more when I eat the pineapples not sure why. The drains come out Thursday I can't wait. I'm so swollen but I can tell the difference already I can't wait three or four months from now when I can really see a difference. Well that's enough for now I'm going back to sleep....

I just went to the bathroom and wow this was not...

I just went to the bathroom and wow this was not what I was expecting. I read post where people stated that it didn't hurt and some said it was smooth sailing. Well for me it was awful I used my stomach muscle and boy did it hurt. I drunk two cups of prune juice so I guess it's finally kicking in. Now my butt hurts I hope this passes.... Have a great day
my name is Ingrid . Mother of two. My surgery is on Monday 3-4-13. Im having a full TT, and Lipo . im so nervous. hope it goes well
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I hope everything goes well and congrats....
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You can get thru this!
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OMG!!!!!!!! The drains are out I feel great,...

OMG!!!!!!!! The drains are out I feel great, although my back is hurting. I saw myself in mirror and wow even with the swelling. By the way the I'm in trouble I have been shopping for new clothes it has become addictive. Hope all is well. I made one week post op yesterday I also got on the scale it's 163 yayyyyyy.....I'm so happy....
congrads on no drains!!! you're looking fabulous
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Thanks
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Omg hi everyone I hope all is well, I'm still very...

Omg hi everyone I hope all is well, I'm still very swollen but loving my results. I have not seen my actual scare but I think it will be beautiful my belly button on the hand is beautiful and natural looking I couldn't ask for one better.
Looking good girl
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Tummy looking nice.:)
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Thanks
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Happy Monday, I hope all is well this Wensday...

Happy Monday,

I hope all is well this Wensday will be 3 weeks post op. I do feel good now when I put clothes on I believe I have two dog ears but the PS stated he will fix them within three months because it may be swelling. My belly button is starting to oooozzzz but the PS said that's normal as well. I posted some pics and welcome to all the newbies happy healing.
you look great, i live in chicago and am looking to get a tummy tuck but im just trying to get my money saved up and find the right Doctor
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Wish you well and thanks...
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Hey TT Sisters, I have a question my belly...

Hey TT Sisters,

I have a question my belly button is ozzing really bad, my Doc told me that's normal and to change the goaze twice a day. Is this normal at 3 weeks post op has this happen to anyone? Please help starting to get worried....
I would say listen to your Dr and if he isn't worried you shouldn't be. I had oozing which got infected but that was because i had a seroma which was using my bb as an outlet. Keep an eye on yours, listen to your Dr and you will be fine...
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Yes....I went through same thing up to week 4.
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Hi! I guess I would listen to your Dr! That is why we pay them big bucks, right? :) I would be worried too though if I had oozing, glad you called your Dr. to find out what was going on! I hope it gets better, and soon! Your after pics look awesome!
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Hey TT Sisters this Wensday I will be 9 weeks post...

Hey TT Sisters this Wensday I will be 9 weeks post op. I'm not to sure if I'm happy with my results sometimes I feel so fat. It still hurts if I laugh to hard or cough today I went on my first run. That went great no jiggly belly. Well I hope all is well......
Oh you look amazing! sorry your having BB issues, sounds like your Doc knows whats up and you will be feeling great in no time. Congrats to being on the flat side.
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Thanks....
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Running without jiggle ....priceless.
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Scar Revision & Dog Ear Removal

I had surgery in February and today I went in for scar revision and dog ear removal under local. I felt the pain a little but once it was over I felt much better. Now I'm at home and I'm n pain o boy I hope this goes away fast. I can't take any pics because I'm all bandage up but here is a before.... I can't wait to c the results I hope my scar is lower and thin... Till next time and welcome to all the newbies..
Hi there, I had a question. How was it discovered that u needed a hernia repair? Your before tummy looks like my now tummy,lol. You look great BTW!!!
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Hi there, I was wondering how the doctor determined you had a hernia needing repair? Your before tummy looks like my now tummy,lol
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u look great and your doctor sounds very informative with great bedside manner...he is definitely a doctor to keep in mind
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