12 days po feeling like 1 day po - Dayton, OH

I'm 39 yrs old, with 4 kids and 6month old...

I'm 39 yrs old, with 4 kids and 6month old grandson. I've had wieght issues my whole life. I lost close to 100lbs 3 yrs ago and give or take 20 lbs i've kept it off
I have been checking out doctors for two years. I search top ten PS in OH and R Michael Johnson came up. He's the PS Associate Professor for Wright State Physicians. So I went with him and saved a little money. I hope!
I'm going with silicone gel w/out a lift. I'm so scared to have the snoopy
45 days YAY!!!

Yay! 30 days and a wake up to go. I ask my PS what...

yay! 30 days and a wake up to go. I ask my PS what i needed to get or do before surgery, he said eat right?????? thats it?

OMG! Three days and a wake up. I'm having 500cc...

OMG! Three days and a wake up. I'm having 500cc high profiles put under the muscle,lipo on hips and outer thighs,and a full tummy tuck. i have more before pictures.

So I saved $3000.00 having it done through a...

So I saved $3000.00 having it done through a school. i'm two days post op. and im so happy. they did such a good job.

So i ended up with 500cc of high profile silcone...

so i ended up with 500cc of high profile silcone in each breast. i'm gonna get the lift next year.
my sister and kids are being very suportive

PO DAy 12 My progress was going just fine untill...

PO DAy 12 My progress was going just fine untill two days ago.
I tryed to get out of my chair and i thought i popped a stitch. So i decieded
to kind of suck in so that the scar tissue stays together. The next day was the worst. I'm literly back to square one.
Today I feel like I did the day of surgery. I hope I haven't messed anything up. My sis is only in town for 2 1/2 more days. I have completly relied on her. I'm scared. I'm already starting to miiss her.
Dayton Plastic Surgeon

Wright State Physicions

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
4 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
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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I hope you are feeling better today. If you aren't feeling any better you may want to contact your docs office and tell them what happened so they can make a decison on your progress and setback? I know your sister is leaving in a day so I sure hope you have improved. Keep us posted on your recovery, happy healing!
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I hope you are doing okay. Did you go back to the doctors? That sounds terribly scary.
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I used the liquid Magnesium Citrate available OTC at pretty much any store. It honestly helped loosen things up, my recommendation is to start with 3oz and stay close to the bathroom. Your results look great! I wouldn't worry about "blowing a stitch", my PS said that they usually use Tykron which is stronger than steel, I have coughed, laughed and had my first sneeze today and OWIEEE! Good luck and keep us posted.
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oh thank you so much, i guess i was feeling very alone
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You are so welcome, and that is what we are all here for, because none of us are alone! This has been a great site to be able to chat with others who are going through all of the same issues.
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How are you doing?
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Wow you look great just 2 days post op and you can already see a difference....what was your height and weight prior to surgery?
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thank you i'm 5'4' and i was 169lbs i havent weighted myself sence
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You and I are the same height and size, I kinda guessed based on your pics. You can already see a huge difference. I'll be following your journey and anxious to see if this surgery helps me with losing additional weight.
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thankyou i'll post more pics later today. I am also trying to lose more weight
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Thank you for starting your story on RealSelf! I hope you love your results and that the experience is an overall positive one for you. Please keep us posted.

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thank you so much! God Bless n happy healing
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Hi there so glad you're on realself. Good luck to you, you're getting so close to your big day!! can't wait to see results.
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thank you i posted a pic
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