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Finally Decided to Do It - Denver, CO

I have been wanting to get Lipo of my inner and...

I have been wanting to get Lipo of my inner and outer thighs for the last 10 years. I am 5'3" and now weigh 150. I have started kickboxing at least 3 times a week and watching my diet, I hope to be down to 140 - 145 before my date. After my consultation I decided on inner and outer thighs, back, flanks, stomach and knees!! Very nervous about the recovery but I have had a BA and tummy tuck so I think I can take it. Still the bruising and leaking is totally freaking me out. I will post before and after pics. Has anyone had work done at Baker Plastic Surgery? Would love to hear from you.

Had my pre op appt last Monday the 18th! Posting...

Had my pre op appt last Monday the 18th! Posting some before pics. Excited and so nervous!!! I was kind of hoping I would take the pics and decide I looked good and could skip the whole thing but wow as soon as I saw them I knew I really want to do this.

Just got off the phone with one of his patients...

Just got off the phone with one of his patients and she said he does amazing work and that althoght it hurt like hell she would do it again! She said she loves her abs although thinks her legs look the same. I feel a little better but still freaking out :( I will take measurements before so I can measure progress and I guess I better get to the store for my Arnica since I need to start it tomorrow...

Ok so its time my appt is 6:45 tomorrow morning!!...

Ok so its time my appt is 6:45 tomorrow morning!! Have huge swings right now from being excited to terrified!!!! No turning back now though. Did anyone else take valium with the pain killers, if so do you think it helped? Here are my measurement so I can track my progress...
Left thigh 24.5
right thigh 25
flanks 41.5
hips 38
waist 33
upper abs 32
weight 152

Surgery went well they took out 2500 cc or 2.5...

Surgery went well they took out 2500 cc or 2.5 liters. Im not in as much pain than I thought but I do have a very hard time getting up or down! I have been icing and keeping my legs elevated. Still having waves of nasua so I have only eaten a few crackers and so far only one pain pill!

Day 1 PO pain still not as bad as I thought maybe...

Day 1 PO pain still not as bad as I thought maybe a 5. The worst part so far is that I can't sleep :( Getting up and down is really hard too! I havent noticed much swelling but Im sure its there I am 5 lbs heavier than when I went in. Havent gotten up the courage yet to see whats going on under the garments. Oh and probably TMI but what is with the gas??? Maybe its just the meds but making me really uncomfortable...

Had my 5 day check up today and it was the 1st...

Had my 5 day check up today and it was the 1st time I actually looked at what was under my garment, I was so happy to see that the bruising is way less than I thought! The Dr said he is very happy with the results and everything is healing great! I am still very tired but no pain killers except at night for the last 2 days. I have been drinking a ton of water and eating low sodium and that seems to be keeping the swelling down. My weight is still at 154 so up from surgery weight, the Dr said I should be at the peak of my swelling and it should be all down here from now on :). I will post pics at my 1 week!

Oh forgot to mention I did have a shower on Monday...

Oh forgot to mention I did have a shower on Monday and it feels so strange to have the garment off almost light headed the whole time... any suggestions to make this better?

Just took a shower so added some updated pics.

Just took a shower so added some updated pics.

Day 12 and I feel pretty good, still really sore...

Day 12 and I feel pretty good, still really sore on my thighs and still can't sleep right... My stomach looks kind of stranges where only the right side looks swollen and is hard?? I have started doing self massage and it feels so good!!! Not looking the way I want it to but I am still swollen even have kankles, so I am trying not to freak out yet! I will post 2 week pics this weekend :)

Day 17 and the swelling is finally starting to go...

Day 17 and the swelling is finally starting to go down, I can tell because the creases caused by my garment are way less! I am a little nervous since the right side of my lower ab is still bigger than the left and when I put my right leg up on my knee I see a crease to my inner thigh :( hoping that will go away. I am also very tender on my right hip and if I touch it wrong it feels like something is tearing... ugh I really just want to be healed already. On a good note bruising is really fading I can walk much better now although I feel really stiff and think maybe I should start streching? Did anyone strech after lipo? My stage 2 garment will be in today and I can't wait to not have the zippers digging into the side of my legs :) Sleeping is getting better and I now sleep about 6 hours straight. My PS told me not to remove the steri strips and let them fall off by themselves, how long does that usually take only a few have fallen off and some of the others are really starting to bug me. Will get the pics up and hope to see more improvement that way than I see in the mirror at this point.

Day 17 pics I don't see much improvement although...

Day 17 pics I don't see much improvement although I know that I am really swollen today and I hope that is why :( I got my stage 2 garment and it hurt putting the thing on but feels so much better than stage 1 I slept so much better last night without the zippers and hooks digging into my thighs. I am a little scared of taking it on and off everday for a shower but guess Ill just suck it up!
Matthew Baker

My best friend is his OR tech and said he did amazing work.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
3 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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