Had SmartLipo Today and Feelin' Fine!

After reading the posts I was terrified when I got...

After reading the posts I was terrified when I got there this afternoon. I walked in and said "Can I take my Valium NOW?" They immediately put me at ease and I was surprised how well it went. I felt only minimal pain and that was only when they got too close to places that didn't have the lidocaine. I think VelaShape hurt worse than this. Now granted, this is only 1 hour later and I know the Vicodin hasn't worn off yet but I feel fine. I don't like the seeping but have on old jammies and will just deal with it. I will update in a day or two and see if I'm still feeling positive about it. Thanks for all your posts, it was great to see such a wide variety of results and opinions. Natalie

Update on Day Two: Had a bit of pain around 3am...

Update on Day Two:

Had a bit of pain around 3am when the Vicodin wore off but took another one and was able to go back to sleep.  I am at work today, it's tender but not unbearable.  I only took a half a Vicodin this morning and am doing just fine.  The leakage seems to have stopped and I have gauze just in case but think I will probably be able to remove it once I get home.  When I took off the compression garments to change the bandages this morning I was really pleased with what I saw...I have a waist!  I stand at work and I think that helps, the only time I'm uncomfortable is when I first try to sit.  Otherwise, so far, so good!

This photo is from the Day of and Four Days after...

This photo is from the Day of and Four Days after SmartLipo.  The divets in my stomach are from a splenectomy and that is part of the reason I had such a battle with my mid-section.  Pockets of fat would pool around the scars and the result was awful.  Four days later I am very pleased.  I am very anxious for the final result but just seeing the progress!

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