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29 with 2 Kids-Tummy Tuck, Lipo and Fat Transfer to Hips - Houston, TX

Surgery date is not scheduled but i am hoping to...

Surgery date is not scheduled but i am hoping to get it done the first week of July. I live in WA and I will be traveling to Houston TX to have surgery by Dr. Cortes. I have reviewed surgeons in my area and frankly, they have no experience in working with ethnic women. I want to have surgery by a doctor who has a general idea of what African American women feel is beautiful in addition to having a great amount of experience performing surgery. I know people in Houston so it won't be a big deal to travel there and stay for a while post op. I am 5 ft 5 i weight 247. I know im still on the heavy side but i have lost 23 pounds. I hope to lose another 30 to 40 more before the procedure. Much of my weight is in my breasts (40 H/I) and abdomen. Eventually i may get a breast reduction but i will see how much the go down with the weight loss. The stomach is the biggest problem so that has to go first. Everything else can weight. I have read that Dr. Cortes is aggressive with lipo and can contour my body to have a more balanced shape-that is what i am looking for. I have slightly wide shoulders that carry my bigger breasts and I want hips to match with a smaller middle. I have a butt, but it looks small compared to my big stomach and HUGE breasts lol. Anyway i am continuing my weight loss journey and i will post things as they come along. I sent my pictures to Dr. Cortes' office today after calling about an out of town consultation so I hope to hear something back soon! I want to be happy to shop for clothes and not consious about how i look. The loose skin will be there no matter how much weight i lose...

Update

Sorry I haven't posted my update but I have been so busy! I recently came back from Pasadena...man was it nice. Anyway-last week I got a call from Dr. Cortes office. I was informed that I needed to loose 25-30 more pounds before the tummy tuck. This is certainly more motivation for me to get those extra pounds off. I will post pics of my weight loss progress...stay tuned!
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Best wishes on the weight loss! Mines is scheduled for May 22nd and I'm trying to lose as well!!! Keep us posted!!!
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Good luck with your bbl journey. I am scheduled for June 26 with Cortes .I am also trying to lose weight before my date. Good luck with your weight loss too. Your going to look fabulous!
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Good job on the weight loss so far
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Thank you!
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Good luck, sweetie! From what "I" see, your boobs are fab & your waist is 'already' tiny... If you find a great surgeon, I can tell you'll look great! I'm excited to see how you do as you move forward. Keep me/us posted! :)
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I will thank you!
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I'm scheduled for June 13th. I can't wait!!! Good luck and I'll continue to follow your journey!
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Yes and I will be checking you out to see how it goes.
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Thank you...less than four months!!! ;)
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You made a wonderful decision in selecting Dr. Cortes. I'm scheduled this Thursday with Dr. Cortes for a hourglass tummy tuck & wonderbra reduction w/lift. I'm reside in the Pacific Northwest so I doubt very seriously that any of these plastic surgeons have a clue of the "ideal body" that ethnic women seek. Therefore, I NEVER even considered consulting, or interviewing ANYONE out here. I'm going to follow your journey. Please stop by and visit my blogs.
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I sure will do. . I'm following you also. . Bless you I will have You in my heart and prayers. .Congrats "doll".. Please post pics soon. .xoxo
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Thx. I will post pics as soon as I can.
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I will follow your journey as well. Thank you for sharing your perspectives on the surgeons on the nw and my choice to go to dr cortes. I cant wait to see what you look like after!
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Stay tuned in. I'll be back!
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Good luck with your journey. . You will be in good hands. . Dr Cortez is the best. . I Also choose him because he worked on alot of blk woman. . He is hands down the best hour glass sculptor. . keep us all updated with your success. .
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I will thank you
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Good luck!
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Thank you
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