Ahhh I'm so excited. I'm 23 yrs old I have 4 kids...

Ahhh I'm so excited. I'm 23 yrs old I have 4 kids two I Gabe birth to and to adopted. I got pregos at 15 and went from 105+185 so needless to say my body lost its... hotness. I'm 140 5'6 scheduled for the whole shabang... Tt, boobs, and lipo.

I can't wait to look as good as I feel and pay myself back for all the hardworking us mommies do!!! Oh yea I live in maui so as u can imagine there is no where to hide a not so perfect body. Can't wait to put on that Lil bikini and surf! Good luck ladies can't wait to check up on everybody!

Yea 1 week left..... sooooo excited. Anyone haven...

Yea 1 week left..... sooooo excited. Anyone haven tips for flying after surgery? I have to fly from oahu bCk to maui 3 days after surgery. I'm dreading the airport

So i just today decided on my cc size. I am going...

so i just today decided on my cc size. I am going 550cc;s. I am currently a small c. high profile should give just the lift i need. round silicone under muscle. cant wait! I am hoping since i have a big butt and hips it will still look natural! wohoo. 6 days to go!

Way to go!  How exciting for you and the day is almost here:) 

I look forward to seeing your after pics.  And happy bikini shopping!  Keep us up to date on your progress.
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thanks so much. u look fantastic, i cant believe how well your scar has healed!! Can not wait to go bikini shopping. I am tempted now but i decided to wait so I will be that much more excited!
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With a little persistent work your scar will look the same way :)   Definitely hold on the bikini shopping.  It is much more fun when trying them on a flat and tight tummy!
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Countdown..... yeah!!!! SO i started my period...

countdown..... yeah!!!! SO i started my period today, i dont know if im relieved or bummed! Good side should be over the heavy days before the big day, bad new i will still be on during and postop :( oh well life gives u lemons....
So the only person who knows im etting my tatas done is my husband. All my work and close girlfriends just think a TT so i get to surprise everybody a little, but im really bad at secrets so hopefully i dont spill the beans!
I only am taking 6 days off work + 2 weekends. all together ill be off for 9 days :( so hopefully ill have a quick recovery and my work is pretty flexible so i can take breaks. I am a little worried though b/c i am on my feet and have to get up and down alot. I am a FT preschool teacher. wish me luck!
I am a size 8 now and i am hoping to be down to a six after swelling goes away! I am also 140 and hope to be 130 at the end.... hoping that is all realistic.
CANT WAIT!!!
You are really going to look great after your MM...you look good now. I know you are anxious and nervous at this point with your surgery a few days away.
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Thanks u. U look amazing!!! I'm finally getting a Lil nervous but I think I'm more nervous about the $$ I put down for this Haha that's a used Benz right there Haha
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Your story and measurements (im 5'5 and 145) are a lot like mine. I got pregnant at 15 and I have 4. Except I gave birth to 4 so as you can imagine my body looks worse. :( I haven't been brave enough to post before pics yet. Your surgery is right around the corner! I can't wait to see pics, you're going to look fab!
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Wow....4 days and I feel like I'm running behind...

Wow....4 days and I feel like I'm running behind already! Ahhh1 I started my period so hoping I will b done by Friday. Have more shopping to do still :( better get on that! I'be been wondering how long everyone waited to get intimate? My husband is bummed Haha! Poor thing he will be working so hard for 2 weeks and I can't even 'reward him' oh well he will enjoy the final package at the end so sometimes its worth the wait. Any last minute suggestions on what to buy???
hi there.. iam 3 months postop... oh and btw... im so jealouse u likvce in hawii.. i've always wantd to go there...
so anywys yes iam 3 motnhs postop and doing and feeling wonderful...i had BA and a breast lift.. and lipo of the flanks and full tt.. i was also very young when i had my daughter i was 18 and before i got pregnant i was 105 lb and then gained iike 65 pounds... yes i was huge.. but then over time i lost all my weight.. and i yes i was tiny again but had o perky boobs and tummy was flabby.. actually it looked alot like urs... so about 10 yrs later.. i said it is time.. and myh husband of course paid for it all with his xmas bonus... i didnt want to do it at first cause i felt so selfish takin gall of his hard work money and usein it all on me.. but he is wonmderful and always knew tht this was my dream and my one and only wish.. so he was very happy to give it to me he is amazing.. i am so lucky to have him... so i was very nervous like u and thoght of the worse.. (what i f i never woke up)..lol which im sure everyone goes throught that... but it was a very nicve recovery.. i was up and walkin strait at 1 week.. and driving ... i am medical asst.. and i do some up and down work with xrays so really i took 3 weeks off and i was ok when i came back so jsut remeber to use alot more of your leg muscles to do the up and down.... ull be ok... well i9 wish u luck and if u have any questions were all here for u:) plse keep us posted...:)
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Thanks sooo much. I am really nervous today. My husband is getting nervous and its making me nervous!!! :( how long did ur surgery take?
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I'm creaking out a little today. My husband is...

I'm creaking out a little today. My husband is really nervous and it is making me nervous. I still have to finish packing and we catch our plane to oahu in a few hrs. It all seems so real now. My mil will be at home with the kiddos while we go. I'm glad to have some quiet time to recover but I'm a little worried about leaving her with all 4 she's a bit spacey. And I'm not ice clean but I keep a Clean house so I hope its as clean when I come home as it is when I leave. Wish me luck. I'm creaking out!!!!!
Can't wait to hear/see how everything went! I haven't decided how big I want to go, so I'm looking forward to seeing your 550's. That's gonna be a WOW, for sure.
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Thank u. My doc told me while o was trying them n to go 50 cc over my choice bc I'm going under muscle then they will be closer to that size
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Good luck!! Remember this is a happy surgery!!
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I'm at hotel now. Tierd. Sore. I got up and walked...

I'm at hotel now. Tierd. Sore. I got up and walked around a little around my room. Post-op tomarrow morning at 630am. My surgery lasted just over 8 hrs..jeez. my lovely husband is helping me sooo much. I love him. Goodnight

So today I got my cathider out and and my breast...

So today I got my cathider out and and my breast drains out too. going in again tomarrow. for another postop and to check my tummy drains. the pain is manageable and so far hasn't been horrible. I have great ARM mobility thank goodness and my breasts don't really hurt my tummy isn't too bad but is hurts when I sit up or sit down.my Dr said I had a 5 inch muscle separation. I still have some stretch marks but my tummy is nice and flat. my tatas look huge. my feet r swollen. I've are some crackers and I am only taking 1 pain pill instead of 2. I had to go up a few stairs today but it wasnt as bad as I expected. Like I said I'm defiantly sore but it is not as bad As I imagined. def manageablemore uncomfortable than anything.

K I wanted to add this for people going to have...

K I wanted to add this for people going to have surgery bc I can't even tell u how much its helped me. The wisp disposable toothbrush's have been great. The anesthesia leaves such a gross taste in your mouth and not having to get up to brushtham has been awesome. I got peppermint and also realized it helped my nausea too.
Wow! your boobs look great! Cant wait to see more of your brand new body!! 9 more days left for me :)
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I'm going to post some tummy one tomarrow at my next post-op. Thanks so much. Ur day is right around the corner. How u feeling?
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yes your boobs look great...I have a little mole beautymark too, i just haven't found it yet LOL
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I'm sore today. Think I moved around too much...

I'm sore today. Think I moved around too much yesterday. Still tolerable though. It hurts when I sit up and sit down mainly. My Boobs don't hurt but they r huge. Hope they go down a bit. I think 1 of my stomach drains leaked a little cause when I stood up a few drops came out. I am still draining about 30cc every 4 hrs. A few of my girlfriends flew over from maui and are going to come visit me soon :). I was able to eat some oatmeAL today. Still don't have much appetite. I'm still tierd though. Hoping I can stand up straighter soon cause I'm still very hunched over.
Hey there! Hope you are feeling pretty good this evening. I know I am a bit on the sore side tonight. Isn't it amazing how good we were able to hide everything that we hated. I heard so many times from people that I didn't need a tummy tuck cuz my tummy looked just fine. But little did they know that there were compression garmets squeezing the crap outta my stomach and my sides making everything look smaller and tighter. I got so sick of people saying that, that I started telling them that I wore a compression garmet every single day for an entire year, and that things don't look this good naked. And in my opinion just fine was not good enough for me, I want to hot dammit, I'm 30 and I think that when the results are in I'm going to look damn good for my age,and I want to own that age!! And by the looks of you in clothes, I'd bet that people you told at first probably said you didn't need it because you look great..because you did! But now isn't it going to be nice to not have to hid anything?!?! I can't wait! I'm so excited to see my final results, I know I'm going to love them. Keep us udated on your results, I love this forum, I'm so glad that I have found it, so many other ladies that are going through the same things, it's really nice to have great girls to talk about it with and have them totally understand what you are going through. Well, it seems that I have written a book. Good luck on your flight home. Here's to a speedy recovery!
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Haha thanks. Yes I got that a lot but when people saw my tummy then they understand. I'm so excited I got to do this us mommy really deserve it. Ur going to look great. Won't it be nice to have the bodies that we deserve. Thanks for the good luck wish.:)
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Wow your boobs look awesome!! Good luck with your recovery.
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Holy itching... I'm itching like crazy all over....

Holy itching... I'm itching like crazy all over. My feet hands etc. I think it might be a reaction to one of ky prescriptions. Anyone have this? I'm on cephalexin and Oxy's. I'm going to switch to high strength tylenol and I see my ps tomarrow so I will see what he says. Other than that doing good. Standing a little straighter now! Yeah!!!

Got my tummy drains out today. Getting read to fly...

Got my tummy drains out today. Getting read to fly back home to maui. Walking more straight now that drains r out. I'm swollen and my right breast is sore. I'm not on the Oxys anymore just taking extra strength tylenol. Ate some food today. Still waiting on bm. But I haven't ate much until today so I'm not surprised. I get to tale a shower she I get home and see my kids. Yeah! I miss them.
I also itched because of my meds and under my bandage. DH was laughing at me cause i was just an itchy mess, but I pulled through LOl
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Haha yea it sucked cause I couldn't sleep all I could do was itch. Much better now
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i itched like crazy but only around where the tape was. so it think mine was do to the adhesive...your prolly due to meds...good luck, take some benedryl
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DOing great on day 4 recovery.getting ready to...

DOing great on day 4 recovery.getting ready to take a shower (YEAH to showering). my hubby has been so great! my house is messy :( my mom-in-law is a mess but oh well cant have your cake and eat it too.
It feels weird when the fluid (?) moves around its like being pregos again or the movie alien. Smooth sailing so far hopefully all stays this way!
oh yeah bm this morning! great to be regular! woohoo! other than that everything is well. def swollen and bruised but that will subside!

Feeling better today. Got myself dressed put on...

Feeling better today. Got myself dressed put on some make-up hair in a bun and now off to get my stitches out. Happy I got a shower and I don't smell like death anymore. It's day 5 and I'm hoping to go with my husband to pick up my kiddos after school. We will see if I'm too tierd after my doc appt. Yesterday I washed my compression garment while I was showering and by the time I put it back on I had swelled up a bit. Hopefully today I can take some tummy pics. It just feels so wierd w/o the compression garment on.

Feeling good and sleepy was out with my hubby...

Feeling good and sleepy was out with my hubby from9-2 getting therapy on some areas and stitches removed then went w him to pick up our kiddos and sat in the car while he got us some lunch and yummmm Starbucks. Came home and took a shower, much more independently this time. I'm trying to do a little more everyday without pushing myself to hard. Now I'm sleepy and decided its time to take a nap. Just wanted to update some pics first.
Ahhh wow! You are already looking good girl! The swelling is not that bad at all. The bruises will go away soon. You're gonna look super fabulous!
Yep I'm next....I'm so nervous about the pain...I'm getting a pain pump for the first 3 days...so hopefully it won't be that bad :/
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you will be fine. prepare for the worst and the worst wont seem so bad!!! it really isn't too bad!! you will be so happy at the end!
oooh pain pump! that should be nice
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Mauimommy I just saw your new pics!! Just wait (which is the hardest part) but wait as time passes! I just found out that my sis has pics of me from the day I got home and the 1st week PO!! I don't remember her taking them (and I am awake in pics but look like I am high) I didn't think I had any post op pics before the 2 week mark. I just have 2 weeks and after on my phone....long story short..on my pics personally of PO recovery..its like night and day difference! So that make me excited to know that further out on my recovery I (we) will look way better then I (we) do at whatever point at in recovery! So make sure you get tons of pics..even if you don't post them its still good for you to compare yourself..I will upload them this weekend
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Day 6- feeling good today. haven't done much...

day 6- feeling good today. haven't done much though! it sucks not being able to do the things i wanna and usually do but i know it will all pay off soon. going to go to the market with my husband in a hour so at least i will get out of the house! im not in much pain today and have only had pain pills (tylenol) when i first woke up! i can defiantly see my shape and im liking it even with the swelling and bruising! I see my doc on saturday and get more stitches removed (from my drains and my armpits) and get more therapy (it feels nice) for the bruising! did i mention i bruise very easy so that is why i look like a bus ran me over!! so any questions just ask! all in all doing great!
you look great!!! How are you feelin? I cant wait to go shopping for summer clothes :) Your girls look fantastic
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I am feeling great! thanks for asking! im so glad this process so far has been great! I know shopping!!!! yeah!!!!
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Looking good woman;)
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Happy mommies day!!! so i am 9 days postop. doing...

happy mommies day!!! so i am 9 days postop. doing great! got the rest of my stitches out yesterday except for belly button! all together with swelling I've lost about 11 inches i think. I will post my pre and post measurements on monday after i go to the doctor! I am feeling good haven't even been taking any tylenol. had a big day yesterday, all my gf's came to visit me, i was only feet almost all day, and i thought i would be sore today but im not so that is nice! I was supposed to go back to work tomorrow but i might take a extra 2 days and go back on Wed. just to be sure im ready for my 2 year olds at school! Today im going to lay low and hang out with my family at home! Oh Yea and I slept in my bed last night ahhh that was great!! I can sleep flat but im still not standing all the way straight. oh well, in time! Hope all u hot mommies have a great mommies day!!! I will post more pics after my shower today.... since this new bod is my mothers day present my husband is going to help me shower and we decided as a tradition from here on out he can shower me every mothers day lol.
Happy Mommies Day to you too! Can't wait to see more pics as you heal!
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thank u!!! u 2! ur day is so close r u feeling ready? I'll post some hopefully tonight! :)
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Ok so sorry i have been such a slacker about...

ok so sorry i have been such a slacker about posting pics. I promise i will do so soon! BUT..... i do have my pre and postop measurements to share which are amazing so here goes;
Pre 1 week post
height 5'7 5'7
weight 143 140
Waist 30" 28 1/2"
Bellybutton 37" 29"
Worst 39" 34 1/2"
Hips 42" 36 1/2"
Thighs 41" 38 1/2"
Thigh right 26" 23"
Thigh Left 26" 22 1/2"

WOHOO! so pics to follow! I will be returning to work on wed for 1/2 day so wish me luck, i am feeling ready and like I can handle it! I feel like I am 65-75% back to myself and only 10 days out! thanks for all the support and I hope everyone is doing great. Next post op is sat. in 5days.

Yeah updating my pics. my riht breast hasn't...

yeah updating my pics. my riht breast hasn't dropped, u can kinda see that in the picture. also my right side of my incision is more swollen doc says it will go down and i shouldn't get a dog ear so i am going to hope that is true! :)bruising has went down substantially. sat i get my bellybutton stitches out which i am not looking forward to b/c i think it is the weirdest feeling when the doc touches my new belly button (anyone else experience that?) other than that all is well!
Wow. ~ ur looking pretty amazing there lady:-)
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Thanks u 2... milfs! Haha
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2 weeks yesterday! doing good. I went to my PS...

2 weeks yesterday! doing good. I went to my PS today. Everything looks great. I do have some bacteria on the tummy insision so he perscribed me a stronger antibacterial ointment to put on it, it looks pretty nar though.... kinda a little goopy hole. got most of my bb stitches taken out. got rid of my garment and the ace bandage i had to bandage my chest with wohoo! my right side implant is slowly coming down. I went back to work on wed. and was tired and swollen but other than that and the fact I was slow it wasnt soo bad! will post pics again soon!!!!
What size breast did you get & how tall are you? I am looking at 650cc & im 5'2 I want them big like yours but not too big your big boobs are perfect. Oh & im getting moderate profile plus saline are yours saline & moderate profile plus? Well I go in for lipo TT & BA Monday The 23rd. Im scared that Im not picking the righ BA size........ Thanks for your help in advance you look GREAT!
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haha i was just like you looking at pics i wanted then comparing size etc. I have 550cc under muscle silicone high profile. I started out a small 34 c i am 5'7 and presurgery i was 143.

I would also look at more people in your height range to. i've heard that too big on shorter woman look i little top heavy and woman often feel like they look thicher in the midsection b/c of that but i personally am not sure. You should look at happy girls and crystal deer clarks profile to i believe they are around 5'2 As well.

I'm sure whatever you decide you will be happy :) and congrats you r right around the corner! thanks so much for the tata's comment I was feeling like they were a lil large! haha! i guess they just take some getting used to. lemme know if you have any more ?'s
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Those tatas are HUGE>.they work on you, and your waist is small. My measurements went down about 2" in everything (cept my thighs and hips) they still don't wanna budge LOL Oh and of course my chest is bigger.

Looking fab honey
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Hi everyon, i've had a few rough days. i am really...

hi everyon, i've had a few rough days. i am really swollen. i feel like i am 4 mths pregos. I have been working 9 hr shifts at work and i work with 2 year olds so there is a lot of getting up and downs, then I come home and cook and bathe my kids then make lunches clean up and by that point i am exhausted and haven't had much rest so im sure that is my swelling problem. i still have some holes in my incision from the infection i am on antibiotics and prescription antiseptic, i just hope it heals nicely. I go on vacation to my hometown in 2 weeks and i was hoping my scar would be healed a little more and my breasts would be softer and also the lip areas will have softened oh yea... and swell hell! we will see, i hope so cause my sis-in-law is having her wedding and i get to see a lot of my old friends. My tatas are still great though so i should be happy about that. love them. the right one is sitting a smudge higher still though! Also weird question did anyone else lactate?? Only my 1 right breast has a little. doc said it is normal but i think it is weird! i will post some pics but they are from a few days ago so soon i will take more. next post-op is saturday i will update after :) hope all u marvelous mamas are doing great :)
You look great! Yikes-that is what it looks like when they open us up?! Anyhow, you look really beautiful.
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I know right pretty graphic when you see a picture! thank you so much!
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Okay and why am I jealous you got the gruesome pics? I wish i could have seen mine .... yes i am weird like that.
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Sorry ladies sorry on the slacker-ness of my...

Sorry ladies sorry on the slacker-ness of my updates. Things are going ok. so the holes in my incision.... apparently my body doesn't dissolve things, my ps used plastic staples which aren't dissolving, instead they r creating holes and pushing themselves out. ugh!!!! sucks so i go to the doc tomorrow and im sure he will take more out since they are poking through the skin... not a great feeling! Also, I have a rash on my face, I was thinking it was from anthesia but now its been 4 weeks and its still there?? boo! has a anyone else had these issues or any experience with dissolvable staples? I cant find much info about them anywhere! :( ok so enough of the sob story! my boobs look great! 1 on the right still has to move down more but it looks fine never the less. My lipo is less sore everyday although I do have to say the lipo areas have been the sorest so far! My swelling is still going down. Tip... Massage ur lipo areas in the shower with a bar of soap! it is the perfect shape and glides smoothly over lipo areas. ok so wish me luck tomorrow! i am praying he wont say he has to cut me open and remove them. updated pics from 3 weeks too! more to come soon!


You look great and the breast look awesome!!!
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thanks so much I have to update some photos i havent been on in so long >.
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Can u tell me who your doc was.
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Wow i havent been on in a long time i am so sorry...

wow i havent been on in a long time i am so sorry to everyone who has written me. slacker!! I am 7 months post op! I have to say right at 4 weeks i felt 90% back to myself again! i went on vacation, went hiking, walking, dancing, paintballing, go carting, literally 90% normal! been feeling great ever since at 5 mths post op i started insanity workouts and turbo fire and have been dropping even more inches! I do have one small complaint. my body is still spitting some dissolvable stitches that havent disolved (jeesh body just dissolve them already) so I do have a small hole on my scar that i have had to get poked at twice and stitches pulled out and I have a appt tomorrow because anohter poked out this week. I am guessing they are coming out more now becuase i have been doing some intense ab workouts and the muscles are pushing them closer to the skin. no infections though just a little tenderness! my doc is amazing and I have seen him every 2 weeks since i hit the 2 month mark just for checkups and to make sure everything is running smooth. I also had some ultrasound therapy in the first 2 mths to smooth out my lipo areas which i think worked cause they look pretty good! I will post a few pics but i need to take more! once again so sorry for not updating. happy holidays

so glad I found your review. I am 5wks and now have 5 staples coming thru. One caused a huge hole and PS removed what he could of it last week. So frustrating. I know I am not 100% because of it. How is your doing?
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U look great hon'. I haven't come on here much at all. Good with the working out!
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Yay good luck! It is a big decision but I am so pleased with it all! 4mths should give u plenty of planning time!
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