8 months post op.. Houston TX

I am a mother of three and went from 120lbs to...

i am a mother of three and went from 120lbs to 195lbs ive recently lost 45lbs with diet and exercise but cant get rid of the lose skin so now ill be able to get rid of it and im going to get a breast lift and implants with 425cc's i am so excited my surgery date is set for july 14th i cant wait.


Well Im getting my blood work done this week and I...

Well Im getting my blood work done this week and I have already started buying things I will need for after surgery im getting more and more excited and so are my kiddos !

Well I did my blood work today and talked to the...

Well I did my blood work today and talked to the dr's staff I have my pre op visit on the 27th of this month thats only 19 days away but time seems to be going slow i wish it would fly by but I am still trying to figure out foods I will want after surgery and what will help me heal fast its hard to find food low in sodium. I am still working out in the gym but someone told me its not good to lose weight before surgery but I am still trying to get off 5 to 10lbs I am getting lipo of the flanks & lower back but I want to lose some off my arms and legs.

Ok so I am going to upload the only pictures I...

Ok so I am going to upload the only pictures I have of me so you can see why I want this done and I cant wait to see the before and after next to eachother !

Ok so tomorrow starts my 30 day count down I hope...

Ok so tomorrow starts my 30 day count down I hope this day goes by fast I usually dont rush the weekends but now I wish they would fly by lol..

So today start's my 30 day count down till my...

So today start's my 30 day count down till my surgery date I am so excited !! But only 2 weeks until my pre op I think once that gets here time will go by faster. I feel like I am getting a cold I hope not ugh..

This time next month I will have a flat tummy cant...

This time next month I will have a flat tummy cant wait ! Ive been reading alot of the ladies stories and it is helping me alot with concerns I have had thanks alot for that.

I went to the bank today to get my cashier's check...

I went to the bank today to get my cashier's check for my pre op appointment on monday I have to pay the rest of my balance off. Im so excited I am ready for it to get here and me be on my recovery already.

Tomorrow is my pre op appointment Im ready to talk...

Tomorrow is my pre op appointment Im ready to talk with my ps about the size I am getting for my implants I just dont want to go to big or to small and now Im wondering should I stick with the silicone or go with saline. I know tomorrow I have to make my mind up and I just dont want to make the wrong choice. I have very severe asymmetry and this is a big deal to me I want to be even as possiable. Well guess Ill let ya know what i chose tomorrow when I get back.

Had my pre op visit today and it went great I went...

Had my pre op visit today and it went great I went with 425cc saline I think he said he will put in a 375 implant filled to 425cc profile plus. I was told I might have to stay one night since I am getting lipo to my lower back also. Well I have to be at the hospital at 8am everything will start at 10am on the 14th of next month I am so ready.

Picked up my perscriptions today and got a few...

Picked up my perscriptions today and got a few more things I needed I also got a robe that zips open in the front to wear around the house I think that might be comfertable. Im still going to the gym now I forgot to say Im 5'2 and 149lbs I want to get down to 145 before surgery my goal weight after surgery is to be 140 but Im not sure i can get there. Ive been dieting and exercising for 4 months and went from 195lbs to 149lbs so I am so ready to get this done and I will post before pic's of my whole body before surgery I have severe breast asymmetry one side is very small a cup and the other is a large b cup so i amonly getting a lift on one side I just hope they are closer in size and have some cleavege Ive never had none. Well 15 days from today not counting surgery date !

Finally July is here I thought it was never going...

Finally July is here I thought it was never going to get here but now I hope these next 12 days fly by Im trying to keep myself busy. I already got everything I need so now its just the waiting game Im getting my hair cut and colored on thursday and my hubby will be home on tuesday he's been out of town on work. I want to wish all the July women good luck and im praying for yall !

I cant wait 9 more days until my day I hope this...

I cant wait 9 more days until my day I hope this week and weekend goes by fast. I have no patience ugh and I cant sleep past 7am so I go to the gym and just work out for a long time but carefully. Hope everyone has a good safe 4th of July !!

Im so excited its almost time! I have everything...

Im so excited its almost time! I have everything now and my ps is paid and so is the hospital just wont know if I have to stay over night until after surgery but I am ready !!

Ok adding more before photos you can see how bad...

Ok adding more before photos you can see how bad my asymmetry is a why I have wanted this for so long.

This time next week I will be on the road to...

This time next week I will be on the road to recovery. So my neighbor is a nurse who works with a plastic surgeon she told me everything I will need she also offered to come and check on me after I get home. She told me to walk as much as possiable to prevent blood clots or do exercises with my feet while laying in bed. And told me to ask the man who puts u to sleep is he a md or someother name and said a md is what u want it was alot of things but now Im ready to go! Good luck July ladies I am praying for u and everyone who is in recovery !

Just 5 more days now whoohoo !

Just 5 more days now whoohoo !

Just 2 days to go !

Just 2 days to go !

The hospital called today and said my time got...

The hospital called today and said my time got bumped up from 10am to 7am so I have to be there at 5am! Im so ready I only have one more day and they also told me my ps said i will be staying over night. Well if I dont get on here tomorrow then I will update yall as soon as I can and my prayers are with you all.

Today is the day yayyyy im getting ready to head...

Today is the day yayyyy im getting ready to head to the hospital I will update yall soon as I can.

3day po my back is killing me and my rigjt breast...

3day po my back is killing me and my rigjt breast hurts the worst lift and implant on tht side and implant is still high it hurt from armpit and the muscle repair hurts really bad I have to drains and they are annoying taking my pain medication and still trying to get some walking in p s let me shower today and I go back for po visit wednesday I will try to get some photo not loaded my stomach kind of looks funny he pulled me very tight

4 days post op im feeling better my back hurts...

4 days post op im feeling better my back hurts from hunching over but its getting better. I will have my husband take pictures for me and I will post them tomorrow I promise. The pain meds have had me so sleepy sorry for not getting on as much.

7days post op Got both drains out yesterday and Im...

7days post op Got both drains out yesterday and Im moving around alot better today went and bought a sun dress and I wear a small now yay! But I am so swollen still I look very wide but dr said it will go down. loveing my body already !!

14Days post op today and feeling great I went to...

14Days post op today and feeling great I went to my ps yesterday and he removed the tape my cut is straight and thin my belly button is very small but nice. I am standing straight and moving around alot I actually feel normal other than being very careful with how I move and turn. My ps said next wk I can get in the pool and the wk after I can go back to the gym. He also set me up for endormology which will help with my swelling because I am still real swollen. But it does get better ladies I am so ready to see the final result I thought this was it and I am happy but ps said I will be much smaller.

6wks post op I am now back in the gym toneing my...

6wks post op I am now back in the gym toneing my legs and arms dr has released me to get back to normal duty so glad i did this I am going to post pic's tomorrow i have been so busy with my kids going back to school. I still have alot of swelling but i love what i see so far.

Im adding some new pic's im almost 11wks post op.

Im adding some new pic's im almost 11wks post op.

Almost 4 months post op and loving my body more...

Almost 4 months post op and loving my body more and more so glad I did it. Going to get some lipo on my upper back in the next year or so but im still working out and loving it. Im up loading new pic's from today...

Almost 6 months po and I ate a little too much for...

Almost 6 months po and I ate a little too much for the holidays and stoped working out so I gained 8lbs. That sucks but Ive got back on track diet and exercise I didnt think i would put it back on that fast but ladys its so true u have to keep up with ur new body or it will go back to before only thing is the belly cant stretch as much but i see my weight gain in my love handels and upper back(bra fat) it sucks but i am going to get lipo to upper back (bra fat) within the next 3 months ill post pictures this week.

7 months post op Ive been working out trying to...

7 months post op Ive been working out trying to lose more weight but its been hard but not gaining any eaither. I go see my ps this monday to talk about fixing some spots he didnt get. My upper stomach above belly button never went down so it needs lipo and my left side needs lipo for it to be even with my right side also my bb is off centered but if i have to be cut again im going to leave it as is I have an indention above my belly button that makes my stomach look deformed i was told its dur to stretch marks but i want it fixed.. I sure hope all this will be a revision and only be charged for the hours of surgery and not have to pay it in full because i spent alot already. I believe my ps will cover it he is a wonderful surgeon. Also my puboc area is very large like how it is after surgery i think he should have done lipo at the time of surgery but hopefully i can get this all resolved other than that my tummy is great i just want what i expected and paid for. Ill try and upload some photos today. Oh and the only swelling i get is around my bb button but other than that I have none..

I had my visit with my ps and he is going to lipo...

I had my visit with my ps and he is going to lipo my upper tummy and my flanks all under a revision so im happy and only thing im going to have to pay is for the anesthesia and room which is wonderful and they are trying to get me scheduled for April... :)

8 months post op and I am having my revision done...

8 months post op and I am having my revision done this friday. I have my pre op on monday then ill find out my time. Im just so ready to get this over and done with and also be happy with my results. I didnt think about all of the outcome from surgery i was just glad id have a flat tummy but once that is gone u see so many other spots that dont fit in with the flat tummy and makes u self conscious about those i mean i new it wouldnt be a perfest body after mommy makeover but i expected almost that. So id advise all the women about to get this done get as much lipo your ps will allow at the time of surgery because just because he cuts off the lose skin and fat around your tummy doesnt mean it will be completely flat in some cases. Im happy with my results but i just had a buldge in upper ab from fat that didnt get lipoed but now im having it fixed thank god...

Revision pre op paid for another 3,000 thats for...

revision pre op paid for another 3,000 thats for the facioity fee and anesthesia plus the implant fee but hes not charging for his service. he is a great dr. my time is 12:45 this friday im ready...

Had my revision done today and it is way much...

Had my revision done today and it is way much easier than having the complete mommy makeover I'm in a little pain mostly soreness in the stomach in rib area they started late I started at 2 it was done by 5 I have the new implant put in in the old one taken out no pain there I'm just a little uncomfortable but other than that it was great where I had the pubic area done it's very swollen and painful but all tolerable I've been home from the hospital since 6 pm and just now took pain meds I'm really excited to see my end result
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Thanks for keeping us updated! Let us know how you're healing.

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how r you doing!? i too had a revision of tummy but not boobies...your boobs look great!!! tummy also! what did he do to tummy? did he say what the indentation was from??
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thank u and he said it was from my strech marks but i had more fat in that area so by him removing the fat it should go down even with my skin now just waiting on all the swelling to go down to see if it looks better.
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Thank u. He said it was due to stretch marks. I'm happy now.
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Your 2day post op pic is fabulous!
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thank u but im very brusied and swollen.
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Glad you are ok.
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I bet it is a relief that the pain is minimal compared to the mm eh? I bet you look fabulous!
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yes its so much easier, so far so good just brusing and swelling but i see good results. thank u
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do you have insurance? your breast implants could be covered b/c of the extreme difference in size. you should have your MD write a letter and see if you can be reimbursed. i work w/insurance and not ALL ps is "pay out of pocket" there are cases that are covered.
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I do have insurance now not at the time of surgery i dont know if i still could get reimbursed but i am trying to get my insurance to pay for the surgery center fees for my revison i am about to have. When i was younger my parents insurance was going to pay for my breast to be fixed it was considered a birth defect but i got pregnant so didnt worry about it now ive had to pay alot of money to get it better do u think i could get any money back from my insurance ? can i use my insurance for other cosmetic procedures ?
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Glad he is going to fix it for you.
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thank u. I am so relieved to know he is going to make it right. He did very good on me but he just couldnt do lipo on upper during tummy tuck.
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Yay! Im so happy for you! What is he planning on doing ? 
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lipo on my flanks and upper tummy and put a larger implant in my left breast because its not as full as the right and i asked for 450cc in both and the left only has 380cc. Im wanting my pubic area lipoed also but dont know if he is going to do it. Im still happy..
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There is no way he would or should make you pay! Heck my ps blamed me for screwing up my bb and he still waived his fee and threw in lipo! I'm sure he won't charge you! Most ps don't charge for revision on their own work! 
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You are right he is going to fix it I only have to pay for the room now im happy just hope my results are good..
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Hey I just read your update and I went thru Somethjng similar ! My bb was off center and I had some lumps and bulges ! I had revision done on it all ! Def worth it ! Mine was done under local and ps didn't charge me but I had to pay for hospital room but totally worth every penny! The bb was no big deal at all ! He literally fixed it in 10 min or less . It was the lipo that took the longest and it wasn't fun being awake but I dealt w it! I would say def talk to your ps and have it done soon! Before summer for sure if you can! The recovery time was a piece of cake for me. I was one in 3 or 4 days . For some reason didn't have any pain from lipo! I did bruise though. If you get a chance take a quick look at my pics before revision and after so you get an idea of how you will look! 
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Ok thank u for letting me know that and yes i want it done before summer i would love to enjoy my body. I would rather have it done like u i really dont want to be put under again that was scary.I just hope i dont have to pay for everything im fine with the hospital room cost but dang if i have to pay for another procedure then i cant afford it now ugh.
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You look fantastic! Flat tummy momma!! Congrats on the weight loss!!
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