Day 5 PO
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I am a mom of 3 boys, 12 year old twins and a 3...
- 1 Jan 2012
- 1 month pre
I am a mom of 3 boys, 12 year old twins and a 3 year old. I have always had a "tummy" but now with the past pregnancies and of course age, I just can't get rid of it. I have wanted a tummy tuck since I had my twins and now that I know that there will be no more babies my wish will be granted.
I can't wait till my surgery but I have a lot to do before then. My huuby surprised me with a mini ski trip for just the 2 of us before the TT and we also have a ski trip planned with our twins. I also want to clean the entire house, shop for all my post TT needs and get some freezer meals prepared. Oh and get to the gym a lot before I can't go for a long while. Any advice for TT preparations?
One week to go!!!!! I can't believe that in 1 week...
- 13 Feb 2012
- 7 days pre
I still have a lot to do around the house to prepare. I get my hair done tomorrow. I went looking for binders today but was not sure what to buy. My PS will fit me with one for right after surgery but I wanted to have an extra. I will have to remember to ask him when I go to my preop this Friday.
so I guess I will post some stats (eek)
age - 40
height - 5'2''
weight - 144 (I was over 150 and last Summer I was in the 130s)
occupation - substitute teacher and Mom to 3 boys, 12 year old twins and a 3 year old
No prior surgeries.
Yesterday was the big day. Everything went well. I...
- 21 Feb 2012
- 1 day post
Today I went in for my 1st PO visit. He changed my dressing took a look and I got my 1st look. It was weird seeing the difference. There is some swelling bot it does look better. My Mom says I look so skinny.
I have been pretty much staying in my bed. I have it all set up with lots of pillows and one of those back rest with arms pillow. I have all my supplies on my nightstand. My hubby is taking good care of me. I get up to use the bathroom but that is it.
Drains are the worst.
I am on day 5 PO. feeling OK. Still sore but not...
- 25 Feb 2012
- 5 days post
I took another shower today and that does take a lot out of me. Feels odd to have the CG off. still have my drains. I go see my PS on Tues. Crossing my fingers that they can come out then.
I walk around the house, up and down stairs but nothing real active. I guess you could say that I am giving up strenuous activity for Lent. and I gues my hubby is too LOL.
Sleep was difficult last night hope it gets better.
I am looking forward to getting back to normal only with a new tummy,