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It's getting closer - Folsom, CA
- updated 31 minutes ago
- Not Sure
- Cost: $7,900
- Shahriar Mabourakh, MD, FACS (Folsom, CA)
I am 38 years old and a single mom with 4 kids...
- 5 Mar 2013
- 2 months pre
I am 38 years old and a single mom with 4 kids ages 19, 16, 14, 14. I've been living with my stretched out tummy since I had my first daughter at 19. Started showing at 4 months so I haven't had a flat stomach in 20 years. Each pregnancy added to the loose skin and stretch marks. Then I gained weight after having my twins and got up to 230 pounds. I am now 130 pounds (lost it all with diet and exercise over 9 months) and I'm 5'5". I've been this size for about 9 years. I've always talked about getting a tummy tuck but I've always been scared of the complications and felt guilty about spending that much money on elective surgery. I now have a very supportive boyfriend who has given me the courage to do something for myself. I work out 3-4 days a week, doing weights and cardio but we all know our stomach's will never be the same without surgery and I'd like a tone tummy to go with my tone arms and legs. Besides I'm tired of buying pants to fit my waist and end up being too big in the butt and thighs. I don't care about the scar too much, or if there are leftover stretchmarks, I just want a flat stomach...no rolls, and to SEE my bellybutton again ;-) But I can't stop researching things like expected results, the list of supplies, what to expect, possible complications...etc. And most pain meds make me nauseous so I'm not even sure what I can take because I KNOW I don't want to throw up after having my stomach muscles sewn together. As you can see I am obsessed with the whole thing so I'm hoping that all of you on here can help ease my mind and give me some advice so MAYBE I can relax over the next 11 1/2 weeks :-)
Only 6 more weeks! Wow time is flying by. I need...
- 12 Apr 2013
- 1 month pre
Today is exactly 1 month until my TT and I had the...
- 24 Apr 2013
- 30 days pre
I knew I'd start dreaming about the TT as time got close but this one was more vivid that I imagined. I can say that my tummy looked flat in my dream so I was happy about that :-)
Anyway I hope I can keep my emotions in check over the next few weeks! Hope you all are doing well out there.
My kids have known for a while that I was thinking...
- 1 May 2013
- 23 days pre
8 more days!
- 16 May 2013
- 7 days pre
Tomorrow is the day...
- 23 May 2013
- 1 day pre
Home and resting!
- 24 May 2013
- Day of treatment
My Doctor: Shahriar Mabourakh, MD, FACS
I picked my PS because I like him and his staff. I was referred to him by 2 friends. One had a TT w/Lipo and the other had an Augmentation/Reconstruction. They both highly recommended him. And I loved that he wants to keep my scar low and below my hip bones.