humpty dumpty is getting put back together again! - Fort Worth, TX

I am a 33 year old mother of three girls. They are...

I am a 33 year old mother of three girls. They are 10, 7 and 2. I had lipo done after my second daughter on my stomach, flanks, back and thighs. The lipo made my stomach look horrible! I now have a lumpy, saggy, stretch mearky stomach! Everytime I gain weight, it goes right to my stomach! I feel so self conscious all of the time and I just want my stomach to match the rest of my body. I am 5'5" and weight 145 lbs. I am also having a breast lift. Everytime I put my bra on it's like trying to put pancake batter in there...my boobs seep out of every nook and cranny. I want to lay on my back without my boobs falling into my arm pits. I originally wanted implants with the lift, but I am already a D cup and the large implants would pose too large of a risk to my health at the same time as everything else. He told me that he can always add the implants later, so I was good with that.

I have wanted this surgery for so many years. I have seen several plastic surgeons and just never found one that I felt good about. I just recently found the most amazing surgeon and I have no doubts at all. I'm scheduled for April 4th!!! Woohoo!!


Okay...this is a ridiculous question...should I go...

Okay...this is a ridiculous question...should I go ahead and pig out for the next few weeks before my surgery while I can or should I restrict my diet and lose as much extra weight as I can? I know it seems dumb...I just want to see what all of you think.

Wow...the real countdown begins!!! One more week!...

Wow...the real countdown begins!!! One more week! I have so many mixed emotions. I'm excited, scared, anxious...and so on. I've been running around trying to get a bunch of last minute things done and feel like I'm running out of time! I'm the most bummed that I wasn't able to lose more weight before my surgery. I really wanted to. Hopefully I will be able to lose a little after surgery. Are all of these feelings normal???

I had my pre-op today and I can't believe this is...

I had my pre-op today and I can't believe this is actually happening!!! I've waited so many years for this! Although I'm anxious and feel really vain, I'm soooo excited to just get this over with. I have obsessed for long enough!!! I'll get some before pics posted soon!

Okay...it's official...Monday is surgery day! I...

Okay...it's official...Monday is surgery day! I have been waiting for this day for so many years! Who else is with me on April 4th???

Today is the day! My surgery is at noon! I'll post...

Today is the day! My surgery is at noon! I'll post pics and let y'all know how it goes!! It's time to say goodbye to this gross tummy!!

I am 3 days post op and I'm feeling pretty...

I am 3 days post op and I'm feeling pretty horrible. I hope that everyday gets a little better. I'm getting ready to go see my PS. Do you guys have any idea when I will start feeling better? I can't wait to see my results!

Wow...I am 9 days post op now and needless to say,...

Wow...I am 9 days post op now and needless to say, this has been an overwhelming experience. At this point, I can laugh, cough and so on without feeling like I'm going to die! I am starting to feel really guilty about not being there for my kids as much as I should be. I stopped taking all of the pain killers yesterday and just take tylenol and this has made a huge difference! I'm coherenet and starting to resemble my normal self. I love my results even though I am so swollen. I have before and after pics to post as soon as I figure out how to! My mons area seems larger than before so hopefully that all settles after the swelling is gone. I also had a lift with no implnats and that was relatively painless. My boobs look a little weird, but my PS said it takes a while for them to take their shape...being able to lay on my back and not have them in my armpits is a relief!!! I had 5 drains...2 in my boobs and 3 in my tummy. My PS removed the 2 in my boobs and hopefully the other 3 will come out at my 2 week check up on Monday because I have to go back to work then. Any ideas of how I can hide these babies so I can go into public???

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He is the best doctor ever! I had consultations with 4 different plastic surgeons and Dr Kasden was the last one I saw. He spent almost 3 hours with me at my initial consultation! I never went through with this before because I never felt the trust with the other PS. As soon as I met him, I knew! Everytime I see him, I'm at ease. He is thorough, caring, available, patient and so on. He's the best!

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