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Hello everyone! i am 21 years old, and i have been...

Hello everyone! i am 21 years old, and i have been interested in getting this procedure for a looong time. i remember saying "i wish i could take the fat from my stomach and put it on my butt!" i was so happy when i found out it was actually possible! i am currently a rising college senior, and hoping to get my surgery next june after my college graduation. i have always been unhappy about my butt, and i find it really hard to find jeans that dont make my butt look super flat :(. i also became more body concious when i suddenly gained about 40 pounds. i went from 140-150 to 190! i went to the doctor and was diagnosed with PCOS. since i have PCOS it will be harder for me to lose weight, but i have been getting it treated and on medication to hopefully help me lose the weight before my surgery! i have researched many doctors online but the only one i really like is Dr. Salama! im hoping to book my surgery within the next couple of days. im a little bit sad because i sent my pictures to Dr. Salama 2 weeks ago and was quoted the $6799 and i just found out the price went up to $7799. im going to try and see if i can book it for $6799 because thats the amount i have been budgeting for! my mother is very supportive of me! she is all for me making myself happy with a new bootay! and all my friends want to get the procedure done too! honestly, i dont think they will go through with it because they are not as obsessed with this procedure as i am! lol i come on this site every day and look at pictures and reviews while at work! i am very thankful for you ladies that have shared your journies with us and given tips and ideas on how to deal with the procedure. it is really appreciated!

So I just got of the phone with Nancy and I am...

So I just got of the phone with Nancy and I am booked for June 4th 2013! I was able to book it for the $6799 and I'm so happy! So I am officially team salama! I have a whole year to plan and save!

Just wanted to let you know that we have a surgical calendar, where all the pre-op dates go, so that people can wish you well on your big day. I have added your surgery date to the calendar, if you want to take a look it's in the BBL forum.

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Congratulations on setting your date! Do keep us posted on your progress!

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Congrats! Keep us posted :) i cant wait to see the results .
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Its been a while since i have updated, but...

Its been a while since i have updated, but honestly there isnt much for me to update since my date is so far away. im still in love with Dr. Salama's results from you ladies and cant wait to get Salamified! i recently started my weight loss journey and hope i can get down to at least 160 before my surgery date. i want a tight tummy and a PoW! bootay. as of now i dont feel like its real because it is so far away but i just realized i need to start getting my list together of things i will need to buy, cause i have been looking at some of you girls shopping lists and there is so much money to spend! does anyone have any tips for weight loss? what worked for you?

So i found a picture online of an inflatable air...

so i found a picture online of an inflatable air bed for the backseat of the car! i thought it was really cute, but i cant find the website for it. if any of you ladies know where i can get it from let me know! this would be great for thos 6 weeks we have to lay on the backseat of a car! no messing up our booties :)

Picture is added to my photos :)

picture is added to my photos :)

That is really neat, how much?
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im not sure, i saw a picture on pinterest, but it didnt take me to the link were its sold. i looked for it online and couldnt find it
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That's us hella cool wonder is that can fit in my car though I drive a reg four door car it's kinds small even though they say its medium hmm this is revolutionary lol
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Hey girlies, today i am feeling so depressed...

hey girlies, today i am feeling so depressed because i dont think this process is going to take place for a while :(. I had a plan on how to pay for my surgery, because i knew i would be getting big amounts of money through the year. so far, i have had to use the money i have received to pay bills. My boyfriend and i live together and he lost his job back in august, and has had a hard time finding steady work in the meantime. so i have been working hard to make sure i can cover all of our bills. i know he has been trying to find a steady job and its not his fault but i am tired. i am currently working while trying to finish my last year of college and doing an internship four days a week. the main thing that has kept me motivated is looking forward to this procedure but everyday it seems like it gets further and further away. I was expecting to receive some extra money from my financial aid that was going to go towards to the surgery, but i received a letter from my school saying my financial aid was cancelled due to bad grades (which is not true, they said it was due to my performance for the past semester, but i received a 3.6 GPA last semester). best believe i will be at the financial aid office when they open next year!! i was thinking maybe its a sign from God, maybe he doesnt see this procedure as a good idea, im not sure but i will keep praying and hoping things work out and june th ends up being my date.....

if you have read this far i appreciate taking your time to read my depressing story, im using this as a journal to track my progress and i hope im not being a debbie downer :(

Merry Christmas Big Bootay Girls!!!
the devil is working ,keep saving girl and you will have it saved in no time, dont give never give up just save save im also saving mine is in feb!!! good luck
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Hey girl, im a college student as well and im trying to save up too but its so hard! Im thinking of getting it financed but im still debating on that. I think you should still save if its something you really want. Youve just been thrown a curve ball thats all. Good luck!
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Hey girl :) As a fellow student I empathize with your concerns. Definitely try and figure out what is going on with the financial aid at school...I used small portion of my additional loan for living expenses to pay for the last part of sx, because I knew I could make cutbacks for the rest of the year. Sometimes, you really have to be committed to what you want even when things go awry. That's why I don't think it's a sign from God; if you want the sx for all the right reasons and you seem like a lovely, supportive woman and girlfriend, it will happen. Just because things don't go as planned does not mean they were not meant to be. Please keep us updated and feel free to inbox me at anytime. Take care and stay positive :)
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Hello ladies! I am feeling much better about my...

hello ladies! I am feeling much better about my situation and this surgery. it just hit me a while ago that I have 4 months left! I filed my taxes and im going to get a little more than what I thought would and that's always a good thing! I also had a customer come in my store who is a massage therapistand she said she would offer me a goodprice and come to my home so im excited about that. do you all know anything about "no patient left behind" and how it works?

also, when did you begin taking your vitamins?

and any recommendations on a condo with good prices?

can you use care credit to pay for massages while in aventura?
June 3rd
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yay! have you figured out where you are staying? are you excited?
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It's never too early to start taking vitamins. I started taking mine 4 months in advance and I don't regret it one bit! Also consider the VitaMedica Recovery Kit! It's a 4 week system of awesomeness! I definitely recommend it! I will inbox you condo info! Good luck!
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Due to some unforseen circumstances im not going...

due to some unforseen circumstances im not going to be able to get this surgery done :-( I originally paid $680 for my deposit, and my date is June 4th... let me know if you want it and we can set arrangements tthrough PayPal
I private messaged you, i might be interested in taking over your date.
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Sorry to hear...Yeah, the whole non refundable deposit policy is illing. by law they can't keep your money , unless you canceled a few days before surgery causing them to lose potential client/ money. They have to be able to prove that. Because $680 is a lot of money to just give away if an Emergency appears, its not $50. I would seriously talk to an attorney for advice. Well, I wish you All the best
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You gave a deposit and its non refundable even if you can't go through with the procedure
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Hello ladies! a lot has changed since the last...

hello ladies! a lot has changed since the last time I was here and I am happy to say that I will still be getting the procedure done! except I am no longer going with salama.... I am now going with DRA. DE LOS SANTOS! I got an awesome quote from her, and with the money I save I will be paying for my mom to go on a vacation to DR with me! my family is from DR, so we will be renting an apartment during our stay in Santo Domingo then we will be driving back to the town where my family lives which is about 2 hours away. my aunt lives right by a PS and that's where I will go to get my post op massages! I am getting my sx on june 4th, my flight is already booked, and the procedure will be paid off this week. I am so happy my mother is helping me out, and she actually wants to get some work done next year! now that its official that im getting this done, Im going to eat healthy to lose these 30 pounds before my surgery date. I cannot wait and im so excited :-) anywhooo are there any ladies going to be there on or around june 4th
I'm in the exact same situation! I have been gaining an excessive amount of weight and just have been diagnosed with PCOS. I have gained over 50 pounds and weigh about 200 pounds and it is awful. Hoping to see how well your procedure goes and I can't wait to see the outcome!
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PCOS is an evil evil condition lol I dont mind the irregular periods but why mess with my weight? Lol I am currently trying to lose weight and hope that you are able to as well! have you picked a PS yet?
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Thank you for wanting to chng your doctor information. Send Kirsty a message and she can update it. It is so frustrating to c ppl say Fl, $2000, Dr. Jones. So very confusing. I think you are the only person I've seen ask.
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I am cancelling with Dra. de los santos because i...

i am cancelling with Dra. de los santos because i am so fed up with their communication. i sent my deposit in via paypal on february 26th, and i have yet to receive an email that my money was received. i have called the office many times to ask if it has been received and every time i get the same crap about Yily is the only one with access to paypal and she is the only one who can confirm, so i will receive it by the end of the week. today i called and said i want to cancel my date and get my money back, and was told it was okay, but i would have to send an email to cancel. so i just did that and hopefully they wont take forever to get back to me *rolls eyes*. anywaysss, i have been looking at Dra. Durans work and i fell in love, i joined the fb group and i love how she goes on there and comments on the page from time to time, i sent her an email for a quote and received an answer in like a day. I want to go with her, but dont want to feel like i am jumping on another bandwagon again, and then her results and quality begin to decline. help ladies!

So today has been a DAY! i was on the phone with...

so today has been a DAY! i was on the phone with my bff on my way home from work, and was telling her about my surgery. then she said to me that she thinks im going to change after my surgery and not want to hang out around my regular friends... this really made me sad how she would think i would be so shallow? i am very loyal to my friends and family so i would never think to ditch my friends cause i have a new body. idk, it made me sad. my boyfriend also said he thinks im going to break up with him after my surgery. idk why they feel like that cause i am still going to be myself, just with a booty... lol but that put me in a bad mood. Then i get home and im talking to my mom, she said that she spoke to a friend she hadnt talked to in years who had really bad complications from having surgery in DR. My mom said if it wasnt for her son going to get her then she would have died. This made me soo scared cause you can never know whats going to happen. Am i mentally prepared to have this procedure? do i want to risk losing my friends and boyfriend because of this surgery? idk what to think right now, any input would be appreciated ladies :(
Hi love!! Congrats on your bbl journey..your almost there!!! Im 21 too and the only ppl i told was my parents both supportive and close gay male friend. My girlfriends love to point out the fact im booty challenged. That's my only flaw, go figure lol *haters cough cough* . My bff ive known since kindergarten and i havent even told . Im doin this for me. Im payin for it myself so i dont think its their business. This summer tho i know its gonna be crazy #BitchDontKillMyVibe haha. Females are jealous creatures. As for your bf he probably is just nervous that you'll look too good for him. Once he sees your the same person jus with a booty his insecurities will diminish. Ive learned that no matter how excited I am about my bbl, others dont seem to share my same enthusiasm :/ . Keep your head up and always remember your doin this for you =) Good luck girly!!
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Thanks so much for your encouraging words... I have decided I will tell most of my friends that I decided to not get my surgery anymore and will be going to DR to visit family... at this point I dont need any negative vibes coming my way cause I have been busting my ass to make sure I can make this possible. .. I always focus on making sure others are happy and I think I deserve to be happy too. Im glad you too have supportive parents... I have recently noticed that we as people spend so much energy in pleasing others, but at the end of the day they dont matter, cause those who do are right by your side!
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I couldn't agree more!!!! Those who are for you are always there I am a ppl pleaser too but we truly DESERVE to be happy. How can we help others fully if we're uncomfortable in our own skin?? .. Im a firm believer in the philosophy "If you dnt like something change it" . I got my braces removed in 2012, i wanted perfect teeth so i got em. We're young these are our prime years. Im too excited to go shopping and actually fill out my jeans :D . Don't wrry about the naysayers, they'll always find something to tlk about. If anyone comments on my bigger butt im jus goin to tell em " its nice isnt it?! " and walk away lmaoo.
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So I have decided to switch my dr. From dr yily to...

So I have decided to switch my dr. From dr yily to dra duran.... after this I will not be switching anymore and will take some time away from this site to get ready for surgery. I will probably come back right before my trip... be safe ladies!
Where are you staying?
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Hey Girlies! i have about 28 more days until i get...

hey Girlies! i have about 28 more days until i get beautified by the beautiful and talented Dr. Duran. I am more than excited and its really beggining to hit me that its really happening. I cant wait until the day comes so i can get it over with already. i have my bags mostly packed, and have been taking my vitamins religiously for the past few days! I went to ross and rugged wearhouse and bought a ton of maxi dresses for post op. i got a total of 9 dresses! i was able to get some really good deals so i couldnt help it lol i figured i could wear the dresses all summer.. i will post when im a little bit closer to my date.... toodles ladies
Glad the Hunt is Over for You! I'm going to Yily on June 6., but if my favorite doctor in the US is Salama and I would have gone to him if I was staying in the US... Duran's a sweetie and has a child like quality that is very attractive.. You've made an excellent choice for yourself... You have one of the two most talented women in da BBL game making your wish come true... Ill see you in June., and the next time I'm in Richmond we can go to my favorite restaurant Kuba Kuba.... Oh and PM Kirsty at Real Self to have Duran added as your doctor...
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Yay we will be there during the same time! I loved Salama results at first, but then i saw what DR doctors had to offer and there was no turning back for me lol Where do you live Cgray??? give me your contact info so we can link up in DR and in Richmond!!!
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Yeah Bootylicious convinced me dat Salama was da man... I'm in DC.. Ok NP.
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So I went to dollar tree today and picked up a lot...

So I went to dollar tree today and picked up a lot of things for post op. They had a great selection so dont be so quick to turn the dolla sto' (how they say it in VA LOL) down I got gauze, alcohol wipes, bandaids, shower caps, antibacterial soap, peroxide and alcohol, and some more stuff. I think im completely done buying supplies... im just working on some post op clothes. I bought some linen pants at rainbow.... yes the lil ghetto store, you can find some good stuff there. They have a ton of maxi dresses if you all are looking for them guys... they are all very thin but get the jon done I guess
Good Luck to you!!! Excited to follow your Journey!!!
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Thank you!
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How long did it take Dr. Duran to respond to you?
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16 more days!

Omg, ish is getting real now! I have two weeks left and I am so nervous! I went to my doctor who wouldnt give me any pain medication. On the bright side, she did my blood test and my hemoglobin is at 13, so im good to go on that part. My main worry is that my blood pressure may be high. Every time I am nervous my blood pressure is a bit high. Im currently trying to cut back on salty foods to ensure my bp is as normal as possible. Yaay can't wait lol
Update?? =)
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isn't it weird that this girl seems to have fallen off of the face of the planet...??? i wonder if she got out of DR alive???
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