1 Year Post Op 40 Years Old and Feeling Like a Teenager! - Colorado Springs

I gave birth to my first child when I was only 16...

I gave birth to my first child when I was only 16 years old. I was a very tiny 107 pounds when I got pregnant and gained 60+ pounds. I went from a 32A bra size to a 36 DD (a sagggy 36DD) after 4 children and 20+ years after the first I had gained quite a bit of weight. At my heaviest I was 220 pounds. The first step in my transformatin was having Lap Band surgery. In less than one year I went from a size 20 down to a size Zero. So now I was skinny, but EVERYTHING sagged. I felt horrible out of my clothes, skinny or not. February 2011 I has a full tummy tuck, breast lift with implants (that was to keep my same size, only perky...otherwise doc said with only a lift I would end up with a "B" cup) and lastly I did lipo on my inner thighs. I am happy with all the results except for the lipo. Now 1 year post op, I feel amazing!! I love looking in the mirror again and buying new clothes :) I would do it all over again!! (I would leave the lipo on the inner thighs out. It was a waste of money, approx $3,000 and actually looks worse than what I started with. While I don't have the meaty little bulge that was once there, I now have an empty saggy pouch, which actually looks worse and I am having to consider further surgery for a lift to make it go away.)

Denver Plastic Surgeon

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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You look amazing :)
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You look better than all the rest!!! Your results are the best I've seen!! AMAZING!!!! What all did you have done please! !!
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What size and profile did you do? Are you still happy with your results? You look amazing, he did a great job!
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I LOVE YOUR NEW SHAPE!!! AND YOUR TASTE IN SHOPPING>>>>GO GIRL shop til ya drop!
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You look amaaazing! Thank you for posting the later pics.
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ok so i am impressed, i totally see the lipo of the waist. i had the exact hx, same wt, lap band same shape. doc told me NO reduction, i would be too small. just get a lift. im getting tt w/lipo in a few weeks, but i DO NOT want implants. I HATE having big breasts. what were the changes in your measurements and wt if you don;t mind? you look awesome :)
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WOW you look hot!  Really really impressive after photos. :)

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You look fantastic. Wow! It's so great to read of stories that are a year or more out, too. You really get all the information about healing and recovery. Thank you so much for sharing your stories and photos here on RealSelf!

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