VASER LIPO-- 30+ WKS...NOT HAPPY WITH UPPER ABS~BUT DOC WILL FIX

So after much research, I feel I found the right...

So after much research, I feel I found the right doctor. Lipo is booked for Oct 4th 2012. I am really nervous. I dont know if reading all these posts helps or works you up, but appreciate having somewhere to go. I have a few questions if anyone can help. I was told to buy the bodysuit garmet for after surgery. I am doing my upper and lower abs and flanks. What are some of the best out there. Also a lumbar pillow to keep my posture straight after surgery..any suggestions. I will post b4 pics shortly even thou its so embarassing...they assure me the results will be wonderful...I dont want any more MUFFIN TOP.

Preparing myself now...had blood work done today.....

Preparing myself now...had blood work done today...bought my compression body suit and all my supplys for after care...just have to fill my script...its exactly 3 wks from tomorrow that I go...soooo nervous...I dont like pain and dont handle it well..even after 3 kids...lol...some of you decribe it as good and others not so good....again .. I will be posting pic's soon....

As of tomorrow....2 weeks to go....

As of tomorrow....2 weeks to go....

SUPER EXCITED....they changed my date to 10/1/12.....

SUPER EXCITED....they changed my date to 10/1/12...so a few days earlier...YAY ME!!

Sooo the drs called me today because they had a...

Sooo the drs called me today because they had a cancellation for Monday..so instead of Oct 4th...I will have VASER Lipo on Monday...OMG...excited and nervous all in one...BUT so want to get this over with...the waiting has been killing me...HOPING for great results and thank god I was all prepared and had my garment and all my medical supplys already. Off to get my prescription tonite for the anti-biotic..... :D

MY NERVES ARE SETTING IN....BUT SO READY TO BE...

MY NERVES ARE SETTING IN....BUT SO READY TO BE DONE WITH IT...JUST HOPING FOR GOOD RESULTS...WILL UPDATE...WISH ME LUCK!!

SEPT 24TH...DAY OF PROCEDURE...3 HRS LONG..TOTAL...

SEPT 24TH...DAY OF PROCEDURE...3 HRS LONG..TOTAL OF 4 HRS WITH MARKING MED, ETC...IM GONNA BE STRAIGHT...WHEN THEY GIVE U THE FLUID WITH LIDOCAIN ITS A BEEN STRNGE FEELING AND A BIT UNCOMFORTABLE...THE VAZER ALSO COULD BE PAINFUL IN SOME SPOTS...TRUST ME I YELLED OUT A COUPLE OF TIME...ALSO THE LIPO SUCTIONING COULD BE PAINFUL TOO...OVER ALL I WAS IN A PAINLEVEL FROM NONE TO ABOUT A 6....GLAD ITS OVER...ITS MY FLANKS THAT ARE DRAINING LIKE CRAZY...MY PANTS WERE WET BY THE TIME I GOT HOME...IM PRETTY COMFORTABLE RIGHT NOW...PAIN A 1 OR 2 BUT DONT KNOW WHATS GONNA HAPPEN WHEN IT WEARS OFF...IM PRETTY NUMB...DR WAS GREAT AND SO WAS HIS ASSISTANT....I WILL GIVE AN UPDATE TOMORROW...LIKE I SAID PRETTY NUMB AND RUBBERY FEELING...LOL....WHAT I DO IT AGAIN...RIGHT NOW...IM NOT TO SURE....

9/25/12--4:30am....up every 2 hours for most of...

9/25/12--4:30am....up every 2 hours for most of the nite...sore..not bad..definetly feel my skin very tight and still draining mostly from flanks...im on vicodin with tylenol...so not sure if thats making me jittery and unable to sleep...this SUCKS...like other people sore like 1000's of situps....a little burning where incision sights are..Hoping to get some sleep...so tired...cant wait to take a shower late tomorrow afternoon...feel so gross....so as of now..the pain of the procedure was worse for me than now...waiting on pic's till swelling goes down a bit.....talk soon

Its 7am...and still not much sleep...had to put a...

its 7am...and still not much sleep...had to put a stomach sucking bathing suit on to wash my compression garment...so gross...waiting on my second compression garment in mail today wish I overnighted...the first one I got at $104 is a little too tight...Dr doesnt want it to leave indentations...so another $104 for the one I am having over nighted....cant wait to shower....pain is not the bad..been up picking up the house and threw in a load of laundry...hurts more to get up and lye down..once up im the pain isnt so bad....I do see any diff in my tummy...but until I shower and take off all this type...really hard to see.....I want to thank u all for ur support and words of kindness...its has really helped.....thanks all....talk soon

9/25/12--yet...another update...running on no...

9/25/12--yet...another update...running on no sleep....worst part..all my leakage was from my flanks and a good amt at that..my stomach barely leaked at...my daughter just came over to help me take off all my original padding and tape...cleaned up the area and applied neosporin with fresh dressing...feel so much better and cleaner...I will say the worst part is putting the garmet on again...OUCH...it hurts because im so tender....swelling down a bit...liking what I see so far but expection alot more...I go back to Dr on Monday for my recheck....any questions feel free to ask..this site has been a life save for me...I just cant wait to see results...make sure and wear ur compression garment..it really makes a difference and u really feel better with it on....P.S....maybe too much info..but i can see my vajaja again...LOL....still taking Arnica for bruising and I barely have any!! Just lot of swelling....Oh yah...Dr. called me last nite to check on me and gave me his cell phone # if any ?? or problems....

9/26/12--6:50 AM...Day 3--POST OP...as u can see.....

9/26/12--6:50 AM...Day 3--POST OP...as u can see...Sleep is not naturally occuring but thats ok...I was up at midnite taking my first shower and it felt so GOOD...I was able to remove dressing and put on steri strips over openings that are healing nicely. Still very sore and have numbing still going on..hardest part still is getting in and out of bed and going to the bathroom...which the toilet was higher..lol...swelling is DEF going down..still a bit to go...so early to see results...the garmet feels good to have on but the zipper on the side is uncomforable at times...getting it on after taking it completely off is still a two person task..very tender at waist and belly..still taking my pain meds...dont see myself wearing anything but yoga pants for a while since flanks and tummy are still tender...I can feel skin tightening every day...especially in the morning when i get up...love the feeling since I know something is going on and things are changing and healing...I had no drainage from stomach, lots from flanks but all done now. Im walking like im 60 very slowllly...lol...again..overall...in my opinion the procedure hurt alot more than the healing stage. Parts of the procedure were fine..no pain...others I wanted to scream....Im gonna give it 7 days before I post pic's due to swelling.

9/27/12--Feeling BLUE today...I know its way too...

9/27/12--Feeling BLUE today...I know its way too soon to see real results but I just feel like my stomach is still so large...I know I had a large tummy...just wishing I would see some BIG result....I feel good physically...going back to work tomorrow...still very sore and tender...more so in some areas than others..I am also itchy...making me crazy...I guess time will tell as to physical change...of course my mind is saying at this point...i wasted my money..no change...but I have to remain realistic since its only 4 days post op...go to Dr on Monday for my one week check up...thanks for listening...just needed to vent

9/28/12---Back at work today...thank god its a...

9/28/12---Back at work today...thank god its a desk job...a little uncomfortable already sitting up...I have my lumbar cushion to keep my back straight. Actually wishing the day was over so I can just lay down..lol...TGIF....

9/29/12- 5 DAYS POST OP AND TOTALLY EMABARRASED BY...

9/29/12- 5 DAYS POST OP AND TOTALLY EMABARRASED BY THESE PIC'S..IF U SEE THIS POSTED TWICE I MUST OF POSTED IN WRONG AREA ON MY PROFILE....ATTACHED ARE PIC'S OF MY STOMACH FROM ALL ANGLES ALONG WITH MY FLANKS WHICH i CAN SEE THE CHANGING RESULT...WISH I DID MY BRA BULGE SINCE NOW MORE PROMINENT...I JUST WANT TO SEE THE CHANGES IN MY BELLY....IT IS WITH GREAT "APPREHENSION" THAT I POST THESE PIC'S BUT A FRIEND ON HERE TOLD ME TO TAKE LOTS OF PIC'S TO SEE THE CHANGES...SO EMBARASSED WITH THESE AND MAKES ME SAD :( I DO NOT SEE MUCH OF A CHANGE IN BELLY AREA....DO YOU??

10/1/12---Post op--Day 7--still very tender in...

10/1/12---Post op--Day 7--still very tender in areas but able to totally function...off to work shortly...hav my 1st Post-Op Appt with PS today..dying to see what he has to say...I am gonna tell him I am a little disappointed thus far..just for the record...also want to ask him about my bra bulge on back since now more prominet since flanks were done and are shrinking....will keep u posted...Have a Great Day!!

10/1/12--just back from first Post Op with my Drs....

10/1/12--just back from first Post Op with my Drs...7 days Post Op...he said everything looks great...also that I am very swollen still and to start 15 minute massages-2x daily...he took out total of 1600 cc of fat from me...1100 from abs and about 250 each flank...WOW...as you all have told me its a slow healing process and he said the same....massages should make the difference..tummy swollen and hard a belly button...next appt in one month....so I happy everything looks normal.....until then.....

10/4/12--Hey all...so I just moved myself into a...

10/4/12--Hey all...so I just moved myself into a smaller compression garment....I bought a medium first thinking I would be alot smaller and after surgery...Doc said too tight...so I had to order same one in a Large at $120...they aint cheap for a real good one...so I have been wearing the large up until last nite...Yesterday I noticed I kept having to pull it cuz it was bunchin up around my back and sliding a wee bit...so In the Medium now and feel alot more compressed...which is what you want...so we will see how that goes...still very swollen and sore when pulling garment up or down to potty...even with the hooks at crotch...u still have to manipulate this thing..and I also want to make sure its sitting exactly right. Gonna see how I look Sunday and maybe do new pic's...that will be 13 days post op...as far as pain...im fine with Tylenol during day and sometimes need my vicodin at night...just from sitting at my desk all day....things get really sore...Hope everyone is doing well on recovery....until next time....

10/5/12....still soo sore...and to top it off...I...

10/5/12....still soo sore...and to top it off...I just got my period...this should be interesting...wear a pad with a bodysuit and no underwear...as I have gotten older the cramps are way worse...so on top of the discomfort I am in...now this...thank god I have a 3 day weekend...only taking vicodin at nite and only 2 left...I hoping my tummy will go down since I have been bloated waiting on my period...I usually tend to hold a couple pounds of water water....its wonderful hitting peri menapause...have I complained enuf yet....gonna take new pics on Sunday...that will be 1 day shy of 2 weeks post op....still waiting for stomach to show results...so far I am still so seeing it...so still bummed.....well time to rest...thanks for listening to me whine....lol...until Sunday.....take care and happy healing my friends....

10/7/12...13 Days Post Op....Im seeing some...

10/7/12...13 Days Post Op....Im seeing some changes...I hate my side profile...still so swollen..when will it go down...TIME WILL TELL!!!

10/7/12..for some reason not letting me load up...

10/7/12..for some reason not letting me load up pics...will try again later :(

10/7/12...Got some up there...the tri photo's show...

10/7/12...Got some up there...the tri photo's show all in one pic...I am still so disappointed with my side view..still look so fat...still swollen...hoping it gets better :/

10/9/12-TWO WEEKS POST-OP TODAY....Little to no...

10/9/12-TWO WEEKS POST-OP TODAY....Little to no pain...still sore to get out of bed and moving certain ways but otherwise just tylenol once in a while...still itchy..for first time yesterday I massaged in shower with conditioner on my belly..easy to move the skin around..cant believe the bumps and/or lumps...little painful massaging..and kind of wigs me out...lol...I think the shower is the best plain to do it now..one because I am standing up and can feel them more and 2 its easier with conditioner...so I will keep doing that...If the lumps would go down I think my appearance would be smoother and flatter...still wearing my garment 24/7...I see the doc on Nov 5th and hope I have a more noticeable difference than my 2 wks pics I just posted...taking longer to flatten than I though it would...gets very FRUSTRATING!!!

10/1312----FINALLY able to post close up up my...

10/1312----FINALLY able to post close up up my areas from 13 days post op....will be 21 days post op on Monday....so may post again tomorrow or wait until my 1 month Post Op....still massaging away...hard right around belly button area extending out a bit...DONT LIKE IT....lol....HAPPY HEALING ALL....talk soon....

10/14/12--20 DAY POST OP....results coming very...

10/14/12--20 DAY POST OP....results coming very SLOWLY...but if u look at pre-op to know there is a diff...my right side of abdomen is still more swollen and hard spots more so than left side...so massaging often...I know its still way early to see the final result...but I do have HOPE now...I am posting pics..until next time...take care and & Happy Healing to all!!

10/17/12--Just ordered my Stage 2 Marena Garment.....

10/17/12--Just ordered my Stage 2 Marena Garment...my doctor recommended...I guess its more comfortable with no zippers and I can wear my own bra and suppose to give better compression to stomach from 3wks on....hating spending the $$...but after what I spent for procedure...I guess its a drop in the bucket...so we will see how that goes. I will be SO HAPPY to get rid of this damn zipper...that I know for sure....Hope u all are well...continue with HAPPY HEALING...and THANKS SO MUCH to those of you have been rite with me thru this journey...couldnt of done it SANE without ya.....much love :)

10/26/12--STILL NOT HAPPY with stomach or my...

10/26/12--STILL NOT HAPPY with stomach or my profile of stomach....Made appt for Monday to be seen...gonna let him know how im feeling...so lumpy, bumpy and swollen from upper abs to lower abs...Im gonna let him know I EXPECT to get the results I was told that I would get when I asked...their is stretched skin and wrinkly above pubic area and thats fine...I expected that from having 3 kids...not looking to be a model or wash board abs...I am realistic at 46....but they told me it would be flat...so im now saying....WHAT THE HELL!!!!!.....sorrry...needed to let that out....gonna put up new pics probably sunday....thanks for listening to my RANT....my friends and fellow healers!! :D

10/28/12--DAY 34 DAYS POST OP PICS

10/28/12--DAY 34 DAYS POST OP PICS

Feeling like CRAP today....got my period and...

Feeling like CRAP today....got my period and cramps I get are so bad as I have gotten older...owieee...so I am hoping after that my stomach goes down more due to bloating...also did my first lympathic massage...it was sooo relaxing and is suppose to promote healing, etc....we shall see....well with that said...Im hitting my bed and just gonna chill out....hope u are all doing well

11/5/12....7 weeks POST OP....just got back from...

11/5/12....7 weeks POST OP....just got back from my doctors office...I feel so much better with how my recovery is going..he assured me I am where I should be and I will get the result I am looking for...and if not he would do a retouch if need me...BUT he dont forsee that. Still have swelling and some itching and tenderness...par for the course...I dont see him again till after New Years now unless I want to...he said..."incase I need another pep talk"...he is soo awesome...he told me to STOP looking in the mirror...thats my biggest problem..lol...so with that said I am feeling much more POSITIVE...its great when u have a awesome surgeon. I and I think we all need to REMEMBER...TIME.....TIME heals all...we are all so anxious for results we forget that...so Im gonna remind myself of that often...so far lost 10lbs...he gave me the ok to go back to ZUMBA tomorrow.....YAYYYY ME!! Still continuing to wear my Stage 2 garment...24/7...and will continue to do so....so to all who are DOWN on themself....LETS KEEP THE FAITH and "TRY" to be patient....ahaha....Happy Healing and thanks for all the support....

11/6/12---I keep getting a week ahead of myelf......

11/6/12---I keep getting a week ahead of myelf....I am 6-WEEKS POST OP....not 7...just wanted to clear that up....lol

11/11/12--7 WEEKS POST-OP TOMORROW--its been a bit...

11/11/12--7 WEEKS POST-OP TOMORROW--its been a bit since I posted Pic's...just did today...I can see the difference but if you look at the pic;s alot of my swelling is till on right side at flank and belly...I know its wrinkly but I was prepared for the with having 3 kids and loose skin and im ok with the wrinkles...it was the HUGE muffine and GUT I hated...still massaging...all around the belly button is still swollen and bumpy and a lil hard....dr said it will absorb and works its self out...TIME WILL TELL...overall I am happy where I am at because I know there are still alot of changes to come...Its only been 7 wks...I HAVE LEARNED patience...can u tell....lol...I WISH tummy was FLATTER and SMOOTHER...but it is what it is...I dont regret the procedure by any means...and if I am left with any missed spots...Dr. assured he will fix them...Hope u are all healing well!!!

P.S.....I have also lost 12lbs to date...wooohoooo...

P.S.....I have also lost 12lbs to date...wooohoooo....SHOWWWWW ME THE FLAT BELLY... :)

Went to ZUMBA again last nite...BOY...I will say...

Went to ZUMBA again last nite...BOY...I will say after class I swell up in my tummy...but I feel so good after class...going 3 days a week to start...also purchased a size SMALL garment...so this is my 3rd one since surgery...I feel I need more compression to aide in swelling in lumps...and since they are stage 2...they are way more comfy....so its still a process and I keep reminding myself..."PATIENCE IS THE KEY"......Hope you all are well!! HAPPY HEALING!!

Hey all....8 weeks post op today...feeling fine...

Hey all....8 weeks post op today...feeling fine physically...still some swelling and soreness if I do to much...loving my flanks but still waiting on more results with belly....It feels great to look back at pic's and see that ghastly over hang gone...DEF lost half my belly at least so far...I am still weaing yoga pants because I have worn jeans to go out but basically at end of nite it makes me swell up and sore...so I would rather keep it comfy with my Yoga pants....I have enuf and they kinds look like black dress pants...I also will start my 2nd wk of Zumba tonite...so im working it...lol...Will take new pic's next week....HOPE u are all doing well!! :)

Hey all...I am officially 2 months and 1 day post...

Hey all...I am officially 2 months and 1 day post op..obviously my body has changed alot since my first day post op...but I feel like I am at a standstill with the swelling..other spots or lumps went down but now I am seeing the swelling right above my belly button area. I know it takes a full 6 months to see the results from Vaser but it can be a bummer still...I see doc again in Jan and hope it will be down more since it will be a bit over 3 months. I am still wearing my CG 24/7 until the swelling goes down. I am still tender in areas and still get a lil itchy here and there...signs I am still healing. I have posted new pic's BUT to me it seems like not much of a change...U TELL ME honestly. I am exercising and watching what I eat...I dont use salt at all anymore. Just ordered another CG garment a size smaller...I figured it cant hurt...well until next time...stay POSTIVE and PATIENT and continue our journey....thanks all!!

12 WKS POST OP on 12/17/12---NOT too happy still...

12 WKS POST OP on 12/17/12---NOT too happy still with my stomach...it seems bigger above my belly button area...It still protrudes...Dr telling me still too early to get upset....I just want it flatter...I dont care about minimal loose skin or stretch marks...I knew that would be there...it just the way it still STICKS out...ughhhh....this waiting game SUCKS....I am waiting for NOTHING or will it continue to go down....Im just LOST....I know I have stressed POSITIVITY....but my is getting low....grrrrr...until next time...I just posted new pic's from today.....thanks friends....

HEY ALL....just checking in...hope everyone had a...

HEY ALL....just checking in...hope everyone had a wonderful holiday...I did good...didnt eat tooo much....lol...pretty much feeling the same...just waiting on Jan 7th to see doc since I think my belly still extends out too much....he said if theres fat under ur organs like ur intestines they cant get at it....so I am hoping thats NOT my issue....we shall see....hope everyone is well and staying POSITIVE....talk soon.....Sharon

Hey all....14 WKS POST OP TODAY....can u see a...

Hey all....14 WKS POST OP TODAY....can u see a difference HONESTLY in last couple of weeks...still got that lump on my lower right abs and feel my upper abs need more fat out...I am THRILLED I did it...just wondering if the changes will keep coming...what a process....Wishing you all a Happy, Healthy, fatless year in 2013...I see my doc next Monday so will see what he has to say...just want it to get a lil flatter...also I feel one of my flanks is smaller than the other...u tell me...I appreciate HONESTY...so if you have any feedback...please BRING it on....lol....Love to all my buds....Sharon

Hey all...just writing in becuz I am in such a...

Hey all...just writing in becuz I am in such a bummed mood...my stomach looks worse to me than better...so distended from around belly buttom and up..look prego...see Dr. on Monday nite and cant wait...I just dont get is...at almost 15 week I really thought it would be flat..if that fat is under my organs...Im basically screwed..but I can literally grab about 3" of fat on my stomach...just needed to vent...will keep u posted from Monday nites appt....thanks for listening :(

Hey guys...just an update from my drs appts last...

Hey guys...just an update from my drs appts last nite...I expressed my concern with the dr...who by the way is soo awesome and understanding..he said im about 70% of the way on healing. Again..he showed me his pic's of where I was and the progress thus far and I must agree...I was quite LARGE in the middle prior to all this. I realize now my expectations were very high..and short of a tummy tuck to rid loose skin I do look fabulous...LOL...there I said it...hes wants to see me again in April..he said theres absolutly no fat on my flanks he only felt muscle...I am also a smoker so he said that impredes the nerve healing also...also got the speech on how bad smoking is..( I DO KNOW)...he spent almost an hour with me...he said he absolutely wouldnt touch me again in the stomach region for minimum a year for full healing...I know hes looking out for my best interest..if u do it too soon (a retouch) u can be left with pockets and dents since not fully healed...he assured me he wants me to be happy and is with me to the end. I FEEL MUCH BETTER...I have dropped 2 pants size from a 31 to a 29 so far. My upper tummy measurement went from a 38 to a 32 and my lower tummy went from a 42 to a 37 inches. That is alot. BELIEVE IT OR NOT...I also talked to him about my bra bulges and he said it would be about $3200 from the top of my bra area down my back for a smooth look...so I am considering that...first I have to finish paying for the 1st procedure...hubby not too happy with me even considering it...lol..but my back does show all the bumps and bulges when wearing a tighter shirt...I DONT LIKE THAT....so I will see...well I am changing my attitude to 100% positve as I went over my pic;s several times last nite and BABY..I HAVE come along way...from that huge MUFFIN to no overhang or very little...I cant expect more right now...I will ride this out for now...he says I have a distorted view of myself due to alway being so aware of my large belly and flanks..so with that said...I am going to remain postitive and let time do its thing...I want to thank all of you who have supported me thru this whole process with kinds words, boosts of confidence and just being there for me...without a few specific people I wouldnt of made it...so if I can help anyone out there...please feel free to contact me....the journey is LONG...the rollercoaster is scary and bumpy but overall we can make it thru it....THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH....until next time...xoxoxo......Sharon

HEY LADIES....just checking in with all my girls...

HEY LADIES....just checking in with all my girls to see how everyone is doing....Im good...still not totally happy with upper belly area...still distended some...but giving it the time the doc said to...talking to dr now about my bra bulge feathering down my back...hate that bulge....MY DAUGHTER IS GETTING MARRIED...engaged at XMAS...so I really wanna look FABULOUS...so really considering my back bulge now....HOW ARE U ALL DOING?? Gonna post pic's again soon...so YOU ALL can tell me if any DIFF!! Much love and health to u all...talk soon......

18 wks post op as of Monday...still not happy with...

18 wks post op as of Monday...still not happy with my upper abs...still protrude...but still have to wait it out...see doc April 1...will take from there...DEF happy in my new bod...just want tummy to go down...still can grab it...Hope u are all doing well...just wanted to check in...I know I need to put up new pics...just been lazy...will DEF try this weekend....HOPE U R ALL WELL!!!!

HEY ALL....Just wanted to say hi to all my girls...

HEY ALL....Just wanted to say hi to all my girls who have supported me from the start...still not feeling it...still UNHAPPY with upper abs...but doc said wont do anything till a year is up...I see April 1st...will c if I can change his mind...there hasnt been any changes since I started complaining about upper abs...SO I HAVE TO WAIT...I dont wanna go somewhere else because I dont feel I should have to pay again...so will wait it out... :(

I am finally adding my latest pic's...still so...

I am finally adding my latest pic's...still so very unhappy with my abs...mostly upper abs..still protrude sooo much....I see doc April 1st and will discuss again then.... :(

Hey all....its been a while...I have been in a rut...

Hey all....its been a while...I have been in a rut with these upper abs...ughhh...sent my dr a email two days ago telling him I am totally not happy with tummy....yet to hear back from him....I do see him April 1st...suppose to do my back flanks (bra area and down) next month...he wont touch my abs till one year mark...BUT I am gonna ask him if we can do my back and abs late july or august...thats close to a year mark. Had it done in Sept....its stupid for me too go thru the procedure two more times instead of doing all at once...so we shall see. I hope you are all doing well...stay in touch....Sharon

Hey all...just checking in and I have been keeping...

Hey all...just checking in and I have been keeping up with u all thru the posts sent to my phone...glad alot of you are doing well and happy...AS FOR ME...SOO NOT HAPPY...I see doc on Monday, April 1...gonna be laying it out for him. I found out I have actually entered the Peri-Menopause stage..so I did not get a period this month and with that I am so bloated...pants feel tighter and I am so upset. Upper abs look horrible...protrudes alot but still did that months ago as well. As I said before I booked my back flanks (bra bulge area) for May and he has stated all along would not to retouch on my tummy till one yr mark...well im gonna ask him if I reset my back to late August will he do tummy at that time...get both done at once. I sent him email weeks ago and I probably pissed him off cuz havent heard back and thats on thing he was awesome about. When I was initially seen..it was by a assistant...I specifically asked would my stomach be flat enuf to wear tighter shirts and I was told yes...in my note to him I said maybe he should be looking at the patients prior to procedure so there is no questioning the outcome...I dont know...just so freaking miserable rite now..will keep u posted after Monday...WISH ME LUCK!!!

HEY LADIES....back from doctors...he still knows...

HEY LADIES....back from doctors...he still knows how unhappy I am about my upper abs...he believes theres is fat under the organs and that u can not get at..BUT he wants me to be happy...he will redo whenever I want...he highly recommends not before a year...body still healing...so I will take his advice and wait...I was gonna to my back next month but will wait and do both at same time..dont wanna go thru it 2 more times...one more time is enuf...he is not charging me anything for my abs. So I am pleased to hear that...so I will wait and workout and eat healthier. But I have a great sense of CALMNESS knowing he will redo for 100% FREE...some docs dont do that..he said his goal is to make me happy and he will continue this journey until I am...so now I just have to play the waiting game. I believe I got my first vaser Sept 24, 2012...so Im thinking early to mid Sept so I can take time off from work before out busy season again. I manage the office alone and its hard to be out during our peak season....I work for a oil company....hope u r all doing well...I am curious as to those that got a revision earlier if they are now satisfied with their current results...or do you wish you waited as my doc has advised....talk soon...be well!

Hey all...its been a while...but I have been...

Hey all...its been a while...but I have been keeping up with u all...Going back in on August 25th to get my abs redone and also adding my bra fat (back flanks)...doc wanted me to wait a year from first procedure so that's pretty close to it. I need to do when my work is slow. Still not happy with my belly...gonna try and loose some pounds prior to procedure too...think I put on alittle weight due to entering peri-menopause...IT SUCKS...nite sweats are horrific..lol...so hes doing abs for free and gave me great price on my back. He DEF wants me happy...hes making me wait because he feels healing still goes on for up to one year...I am cool with that since hes willing to go back in....I hope you are all doing well in your journey...I will probably make a new page for that procedure since this one is really filled up with everyone's journey...LOL...Im glad we can all come together and share what we are going thru on one page....so until then...STAY STRONG...that what we are doing here in BOSTON....its been crazy here!!!

VASER LIPO~ALMOST 35 WKS OUT~GOING IN FOR RETOUCH ON BELLY

Hey all..been a while since i touched base...i am definetly going in the end of august for doc to redo my upper abs and also gonna have him do my bra bulge while im there also know as back flanks. i have been eating clean and working out with shawn t and drinking shakeology. gonna lose some pounds b4 procedure to get the best results. still unhappy with the upper abs...still protruding...if the fat is under my organs which is a good possibility theres nothing u can do but workout. time will tell..i hope you are all doing well and your happy....i will start a new review in august after my procedure and will post pic's before and after...allll ova again....take care...sharon

To read part 2 of my Vaser Liposuction journey, please click here.

Going in AUGUST 15th for TUMMY REVISION & also DOING MY BRA BULGE (BACK FLANKS)

So looking forward to go back in and have touch up..not looking to swell up again thou...took so long for swelling to go down..hoping this time will be quicker healing with a lot less fat...my stomach is a far way from what it was. Gonna do my back too...get rid of those ugly back flanks. Hes not charging me for revision...will keep u posted....hope you are al doing well!! Sharon
Westborough Plastic Surgeon

I am waiting to give a THUMBS UP until I see the final results....The doc was incrediably kind, gentle and keeping spirits up. Just waiting for my FINAL RESULT...he also told me if not happy with end result he will do touch up for me....

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
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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So are you just having lipo again or a full tummy tuck?
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No lipo. Did that a yr ago. TT with MT.
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I just had aqualipo on my abdomen 4wks ago n I still have soreness if I do 2 much n swelling does anyone know how long this will last until I see results
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Hi. I havent been on here for months. How are you doing? I have been great. Love the results. Went to the Dr for check up and he wants to do a touch up to get it mpre flat. So July 3 I go get a touch up. Im nervous, I forgot already what I went through.
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Hey there Dimplez--glad to hear ur doing great...ur last pic looks amazing...so happy for you. Im a little nervous again too...I remember a lil discomfort and Im doing my back too which I didn't do first time and the touch up on mostly upper abs...im sure we will get thru it just like last time...lol...I saved vaca time so im gonna take couple weeks off for this one. Keep me posted on your outcome...yours is coming up...nice to hear from ya and good luck hun....Sharon
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Thank you. I will be off also after my surgery. Wont go back till July 22 :) Im excited, I asked him is it worth doing the touch up, will I see the difference. And he said yes, I will definately see a difference. He wants to tighten the skin more. I will post pictures of after also. I want to see yours as well. Your posts always kept me motivated when I first had it done :) Thank you
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aww..that's sweet...Im glad I helped in some way...its quite the journey...I think the doc's should really fill u in that part more...not a quick fix...takes months...I will def be posting...
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Cant wait to see you post them :)
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Look forward to yours too...GOOD LUCK with it :)
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Thank you :)
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hey sharon, wish you the best in your touch up!
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THANKS Lagata...Im hoping for the best and cant wait to do my back (bra bulge)....take care hun
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Good to hear from you! I love Shaun T! I have a 14 month baby a d it's hard to get to the gym all days with his nap schedule right now... So I bought Les Mills Body Combat DVDs! I'm really enjoying the workouts. They are tough and leave my whole body sore! Definitely a good workout for home when I can't get to the gym! How long have you used Shakeology? What benefit does that claim? Glad you are well! Good to hear from you!
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Just came across your blog as am considering vader on abs and thighs. You look amazing! !!!! Thank you for the informative blog.
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GLAD IT HELPED U OUT QLDLEA....GOING BACK IN FOR REVISION LATE AUGUST..MY DOC WANTED ME TO WAIT A YEAR B4 REVISION...DOING MY BRA BULGE TOO...WISH I DID IT THE FIRST TIME AROUND...BEST OF LUCK IN YOUR JOURNEY...AND THANKS FOR THE COMPLIMENT....SHARON
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Hi everyone, I went to the see my dr. and told her I wasn't happy with my results. I still feel fat around my belly. She said that she will do a touch up next Monday but that it is not recommended because I have some uneven areas that can get worst but I still don't have flat stomach. Have anyone done a touch up? please let me know. I am not happy with the fact that I need to wear my garment another month or so. Advice please. Thanks
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Hey Edel..how r u? How far out are you? I am 30 wks outs now and not happy with my stomach either...doc wants me wait 1 yr from procedure to do touch up...at the same time I am doing my bra bulge (back flanks)...he is do tummy for free...I am booked for August 26th which is a few weeks shy of a year. I have to do then since my company is busy starting Sept 1st. In the meantime I am trying to drop at least 10 to 15 lbs to get a even better result.
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Hi Sharon, I am 26 weeks and I am not still happy but I am going to do a touch up next Monday. She will do only around my belly. I am not very happy to use the garmen during this hot but it will get work during the summer and I don't want to wait until the summer is over either. Besides that I am trying to get anothe job and it will be very hard to ask for some days off.
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You look really nice. I can definitely see the difference. Keep up the good work!
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Ty Blessed. Appreciate ur kind words
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Compression Garments? What is a good one? I think I may need a size smaller than the one I have... Any recommendations? It is funny, my husband said I have a little butt lift on my rear and one area oozes more than the other areas... I am starting to feel better it is day 4 and I am starting to notice a difference shaping wise. It is definitely different so I am happy so far- at least I can walk, but bending over to pick things up still burns. It feels like after a C-section. Everyday is getting a bit better.
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less pain now, at least the oozing stopped.
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So pain today, and more oozing... I am so glad I have my favorite movies to keep me company... I gotta stay away from the popcorn. ?.
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Hey every one... any diet changing help? What do you eat or definitely not eat?
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