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I'm a 5'3" 111 lbs healthy mother of 3. At 41 yrs...

I'm a 5'3" 111 lbs healthy mother of 3. At 41 yrs old I know my child bearing days are done. After having my last two children from my second marriage I managed to shrink back to my normal "petite" size..all but that annoying muffin top that at times can really make you feel depressed.

My T-shirts don't even fit right which in turns leaves me selecting a larger size just to hide my belly, so two years later I'm here.

My procedure is scheduled in a few weeks, with my Pre-Op being this Friday. Questions?? Yes I have a list, from Medication,CG,Scarring,Mons Area,and even Sutures.You can never ask enough questions when having any type of surgery let alone something that will impact your life forever. I'd have to say I have a very low tolerance to pain but the remaining permanent scar is something that seems to scares me most. I have read several stories here and they have eased my anxiety for the most part. I know I have a journey ahead,but not once have I second guessed my choice. I think when it really comes down to it..you're either ready or not and believe me I'm ready..guess I'll get back with the details to follow soon. So glad this forum exists :)

I am scheduled for my TT on Sept 12. I am so excited. I have had 4 children and 10 years ago I got extremely sick and needed several abdominal surgeries. I have recently lost 70 pounds with a few more to go. Even with the weight loss I have not been able to change clothes size because of the flabby stomach and lack of muscle. I have at arms, breasts and thighs that sag but worst is the tummy because of all the surgery. I also get terrible sores and infections under the tummy flab. I wonder if others has lost weight and if so, how much. I still have to wear large sizes in order to get anything to fit around the tummy. Never thought I would be so excited about a surgery!
Clarification. I wonder if anyone has lost weight from the TT and if so,how much ? Thanks.
I have 10lbs the only thing I forgot to ask my PS was how much weight was the skin he removed...,

Pre-Op today and everything went well as I near my...

Pre-Op today and everything went well as I near my surgery date I feel more and more confident that everything will turn out great if not better than what I'm expecting. Going in and addressing my concerns and having a sensible, honest answer makes all the difference in the world.
A lot of what I researched and selected to address myself was pretty much discussed in my visit today. I don't do well with gas sedation and hate the nausea feeling after waking up from it, my doctor is using TIVA anesthesia and the chances of that happening are very slim..also I will be given phenergan minutes before coming to so I'm really counting on that to help. I mostly discussed the whole process with my nurse(who by the way was very thorough) but my Doctor was also available for a few questions I felt more comfortable asking him directly. My background is medical so for the last two weeks I have been researching medications, referring to what they prescribe and what works well for me, watching youtube videos and educating my self with the terminology of the many techniques, supplies used, etc..for this procedure..I would NEVER say doing things such as this could make it worse, in my case I feel very confident and ready to begin the journey. Since I have had heart palpations in the past I'm scheduled for a EKG on Monday and hopefully I'll get clearance for low risk. If not my surgery may have to be post-poned. Keeping my fingers crossed. :)
Yes Pocahontas..it's almost here!!! I swear I'm going crazy just trying to make sure I have things in order because I know I won't be able to do much of anything afterwards. Today I went out and bought a few lounge pants/tops,tanks to wear underneath my binder.. I'm so excited and nervous at the same time. Thanks for the compliment I hope I have the same results as you, you look amazing! There's no turning back now..lol
Please post as soon as you feel up to it. I want details. Wishing you nothing but the very best outcome. BTW, I learned the hard way not to let the pain get ahead of you. Take the meds when offered and on a regular schedule until you are sure you can handle life without them. Nothing worse than having an emotionall breakdown when in pain. I am like you, low pain tolerance but also stoic so I think I can handle pain when I can't then it takes longer for meds to catch up. Again, please post when you feel well enough. I'm excited for you.
Good luck Alex!!! your day is almost here!!!!!! btw I meant to tell you before that you have a very nice curvy frame so no doubt you are going to look hot with your new flat tummy...:)

Busy week for me..whew!! Getting last minute...

Busy week for me..whew!! Getting last minute things, cleaning, preparing pre-cooked meals..I know it doesn't seem like much but I have to pat myself on the back it's not easy knowing I'll be down and unable to tend to my kids the way I normally do. I'm driving my husband crazy leaving lists of things to do. I know he'll be great with the kids but mother's instinct gets the best of me. My anxiety is pretty much controlled right now (although my husband would say different) but I'm almost certain it'll spike come the night before. Daily I've been reading how other procedures have gone so well..I'm wishing the same for mine. Anyway Congrats to all who made the choice and are loving their new Tummy can't wait to join the club. :)
Thank you CuteBellySoon I'm nervous and excited...getting last minute things done : )
Only a few days left! How exciting! Good luck with everything!
u have beautiful skin ..ure body looks great this tt will only be a plus....ure gonna love ur results i can almost guarantee it..good luck to u !!

Hello all, so I picked up my Rx's today,started my...

Hello all, so I picked up my Rx's today,started my Arnica, and tomorrow my hospital bed will be delivered..I still can't believe I'm going through with this!! the only thing I'm really concerned about is getting back into the swing of things (especially with my 4 & 2 yr old). I still see how remarkable everyone's experience has been and can't help but think that soon I'll have my happy ending as well. Congrats to all those who have gone before and give us remaining one's the support and encouragement we need as our days draws near..it means a lot THANK YOU! :)

Hospital bed has now been delivered..the count...

Hospital bed has now been delivered..the count down begins..today's been pretty much calm for me, aside from me cooking meals for the week to help out my hubby I'm in a great mood. I have till 3/4 am to eat my surgery isn't scheduled till 1 pm so I plan on staying up a little later than usual just to sleep in longer. I think I have everything I need, if not I'll definitely be appointing people to get things for me..lol jk. Anyway I do plan on taking valium tonight just to sleep well and feel rested when i wake up. I'm so happy I have my family's support in doing this I look forward to seeing my new tummy soon. Best wishes to all who are scheduled tomorrow and those who are recovering. :)
Kanore..yep 9-12 will be here before you know it..I can't believe how soon my day has arrived, it seems like if it were just yesterday when i went in for the consult..lol I'll definitely let you know how everything turns out..thanks so much for your thoughts. : )
Mine is coming up soon, 9-12-12 so I going to be following you as you progress. I want details. Good thoughts coming your way from Oregon. I'm excited for you. Take care.
I'm so excited for you!! Good luck and keep us posted :-)

Less than an hour away..took a valium last night,...

Less than an hour away..took a valium last night, slept well..nerves are calm right now but I'm thirsty as heck. Well, here I go..blessings to all who are scheduled today! See ya on the flat side :)
Good luck today!
Thanks so much cutebelly!

In concluding yesterday's update..I got to the...

In concluding yesterday's update..I got to the office at 1pm and was called back around 130 to prepare for surgery. My nurse started my IV with antibiotics and my Doc came in to do the markings. I was then finally taken back to the OR at 3pm..I was administered my anesthesia and was promptly out. I woke up around 730pm however since I was still incoherent I didn't leave the office till almost 9. I'm less than 5 min. away from home so upon arrival I took my Vicodin,Antibiotic,Stool Softner and Arnica. THANK GOD I didn't throw up. I only feel nauseated if I stand up too long..I went to the bathroom several time so far no swelling or pain.I thought I would have been really hunched over but I'm not, I do tend to automatically bend over simply because I'm not sure how far I can stand up and don't really want to risk it!!
I have 2 drains and have applied A&D ointment around the tubing and around the skin it helps more than you think. I also had Lipo done along my hip area, not too much however it seems to be more bothersome than my tummy... but hey I'm not complaining. I also have been eating a few crackers or whole grain toast with fiber and flax seed before taking the vicodin.. it helps not get nausea because the Hyrdocodone is the culprit for that..I'll post more pics soon but for now I'm very happy and so so grateful I have hardly any pain. Thank you all for the well wishes..I hope you too are recovering well and for those yet to follow, I wish you all a great recovery as well.. : )
Oh Kanore you are a fighter..I wish you the best of everything..just keep your faith and leave it all in God's hands. The drains are suppose to stay in for two weeks (normally) however my PS did the "Quilting method which is mostly used for "Drain-less" TT's but some PS's have used them with the drains. I have about 25cc from my right side and my left side ranges anywhere from 2 to 18 cc's. I'm not quite sure how long my drains will be in but so far I'm doing good as far as it's concerned. Quilting also improves the overall contour and decreases the threat of the incision site reopening following surgery.Don't forget to ask all the questions at your PRE-OP appointment start writing them down..and of course keep me posted please. My thoughts and prayers are with you Kanore I'm sure you'll be just fine and ready to enjoy being FLAT..LOL take care my friend in Oregon :)
So glad to hear it went well and you are tolerating the pain. How long do the drains stay in? Mine will be done in the hospital and I will stay a couple days. That is just a precaution because of the previous abdominal surgery that almost killed me. My regular abdominal surgeon will be there be cause he did 7 repair surgeies due to the peritonitis and sepsis and the PS will do his thing after the gastro surgeon takes a look around. I'm starting to get excited. Pre-op visit at the hospital next week. Final pre-op wth PS the next week and then the surgery. It's happening! Happy you are on the other side. Keep me posted
Praying that all went well yesterday.
Happy healing!!

Day 2 PO,still doing pretty good, the soreness...

Day 2 PO,still doing pretty good, the soreness from my thighs hurt more than anything else...My left drain is hardly draining anything...not sure how long I'll have to have it in since nothing is draining into it, my nurse said if it continues the same way she'll remove it next Friday. Yay!! I can see how so many of us complain about them being uncomfortable. Today I have clearance to shower however since I ended up having Lipo done by my underarm breast area I may just settle for a sponge bath..I'm sore plain and simple but thank goodness for dry shampoo..lol Anyway Happy Healing to all. :)

PO Day 3 Still recovering rather well, trying to...

PO Day 3 Still recovering rather well, trying to wean off Vicodin and just take Tylenol, so far so good. Still feeling a little lightheaded if standing too long, but able to walk around fairly straight. I do have large bruising on my thighs from Lipo but hardly any swelling. Drinking plenty of water and Boost drinks along with eating pretty much whatever I want. My binder started itching me last night so today I put it on over my tank(men's undershirt) and feels great. My Scar is really low, which is great! I can't wait for my pain pump and drains to come out. I think that's most annoying. I've also placed and maxi-pad (with the sticky side toward my panties) to go across where the drains and pain pump have been placed, since there is some leakage the pad helps which another person on her suggested doing...great idea!
yes K..I have the bulbs at the end and have been measuring at odd times however today I'm trying to see if I can keep it on schedule and do twice a day..for the my first and second day i wasn't measuring much from my left side, i thought maybe it may have been clogged by tissue but I pulled the tubing(very lightly as not to pull it from my body) to move the fluid, flushed it(the bulb) a few times with hot water and now I'm able to at least measure 5 cc. I have no patience what so ever and I knew this would eventually happen but I'm so ready to move around like before..oh well, all in good time right. Glad you're keeping in touch with me..it helps a lot to have a friend to chat with about this..thanks Kanore. :)
AE: so happy to hear you are doing well and keeping pain under control. Good idea about the pads for the drains. I had several drains with my past surgeries and was going through towels which were bulkiy and hard to manage. Are your drains the Jackson Pratt ones with the bulb as a collector at the end? Do you have to measure drainage? I'm getting excited and even more so as I hear how well you are recovering. Keep it up.

4 days PO and feeling great will post pics soon....

4 days PO and feeling great will post pics soon. Removed my pain pump today, it wasn't as bad as expected and I actually feel much better without all that tubing around. Drains are still intact, both draining about 25cc on each side I'll be so relieved when they too are gone. I stopped taking Vicodin yesterday and have done pretty good..only taking Tylenol as needed. Have had 2 BM since Wed. (day of surgery) and can stand up pretty straight or at least not as hunched over as I thought. Took my shower last night, my husband put a chair in, sat me down..I don't think I could have showered standing especially since I've have limited use of my arms due to Lipo as well. So far everything is a going great. I hope the rest of you are recovering just as well if not better....oh yeah finally got to see my BB. I can't remember the last time I saw it "IN". Yay.. Take care you guys, rest, take your meds and stay strong..the hardest part is over right?? lol : )

5Days PO Everything going good can't wait for...

5Days PO Everything going good can't wait for Friday to have my Post Op appt. I am so wanting these drains out!!!!..even with lubrication it's the pinching effect that is bothersome, on another note..I am moving around more today, even though good old mother nature struck she was nice enough to spare me the cramping.
I also cooked dinner today, I could tell my boys were Happy :)
Mr. Mom is doing an awesome job but there's nothing like Mom's cooking...okay so maybe I'm overdoing it but I hate not being able to move around and be so dependent on others. I still have yet to sleep in my hospital bed however I'm pretty sure that will change soon my sofa, ottoman and recliner have been my sleeping aids and I'm getting tired of them. I had my husband get me the Arnicare Gel, I have several bruised areas mostly on the back of my thighs and with me being the type to bruise easily I'd figured I'd give this gel a try and see how quickly they'll dissipate. So all in all I'm hanging in there. What's next right..lol Well wishes to you all. :)
Kanore, you are truly an amazing woman....after all you have been through you still have a strong will...If I could I'd give you a great big hug just because you're YOU!! My surgery has so far been a great experience...meeting people on here such as yourself has brought me to realize us woman are really strong and sharing personal stories,both good and bad gives us reassurance that the only person who can stop us is ourselves. I'm fortunate to have had a good few days..will it continue??? Who knows what I do know is that I did this for ME and I'm happy...I look forward to having one great day then another,but even if I do have a bad day..I'll be ok..and so will you. I pray God will heal your body quickly and you wouldn't have the difficulty of back pain and wouldn't even need the walker, but whatever the case maybe..I leave you on God's hand and will have faith you'll recover well...God bless you Kanore...keep me posted. :)
AE: I hope my recovery goes at somewhat like yours. You are making it sound easy and I know it can't be all that. I hope you are not pushing too hard. My doctor told me to get a walker for the first couple of weeks. That make me think I will be bend over for awhile. I am assuming I will bent for awhile as previous surgeries left my with no stomach muscle tone. It is still difficult 10 years later for me to do sit ups so I am sure the muscle tightening will be the hardest for me. Still excited and won't back out just a little concerned. I won't post any before pics as looking at my stomach makes me sick to look at myself. So many big scars it reminds me of railroad tracks. The one thing I have been doing to pulling up all the extra skin and doing some mental images of how great it will look like when healed. I have my hospital pre-op stuff on Friday and the final pre surg with the doctor the next week. I need to stock up the cupboards and freezer and clean up the house. When will that energy surge hit? Keep up the great recovery.
Alexandra, I wish you the best. I had my TT and Lipo at the flank and inner and outer thighs on 8.17.2012. I have to say that my husband also pulled the chair and ottoman from our room to the living room. I didn't want to be stuck in the room while he worked. My 15 yr old son slept with me in the living room. My wonderful mother and husband checked on me all night long. I have had great support. I finally went to sleep on my bed Saturday. (Oh it reclines). Just want to tell you that my husband has been buying his breakfast and mother cooks here and there. They say it is bad to get near the heat when you have had some major surgery like the one you and I have had. Alex take good care of yourself. Especially cause you have small children. God Bless you and your family. I wish the best of luck. Keep me posted. As I will do the same. I am from Sugarland, TX. I used Dr. John Nyguen

One week PO today..yesterday was awful due to one...

One week PO today..yesterday was awful due to one of my migraine headaches. Today was much better finally made it upstairs last night to sleep in my hospital bed..and wow how nice it was. Finished my antibiotics, I believe my drains have slowly stopped draining...yay hopefully Friday at my PO I'll have them removed. I was able to take my own shower today, even shaved my legs. Day by day I'm noticing I can do a little more but still can't push it. Standing up fairly straight and haven't had much back pain. One day at a time. Can't wait to get well.
Thanks for your reply. I have my first week covered but hoping I don't need too much help after the first week. My husband will be around but his schedule is always crazy during the first few weeks of a new school year. I was originally thinking this would happen in August but the surgeons schedule was booked. Our house is single level and our master bath is huge. The shower has built in seats and a couple of hand held sprayers making a shower easier than most. I probably won't drive quickly, although my car is small and easy to slip into but it his a five speed, with clutch which might be painful to zip through the gears. I think I will count on my friend to stay at least a week and count on calling a kid or neighbor if something comes up later. I think I must be starting the nesting thing. I keep looking around the house and notice something else I should get done before I am down for awhile. Hope the drains are out tomorrow!
Hi Kanore, well yes and no, as far as 24/7 care my hubby's vacation time will end soon but as each day passes by I see myself doing a little more than the day before. I did take a shower (sitting down mostly) by myself, was able to lift my arms a little higher so was able to wash my hair and shave my legs..I'm so tempted to paint my toes..funny thing I have, cause I just painted them prior to my surgery but don't like to keep the same color for more than a week. I'm sleeping in my hospital bed, walking up and down the stairs, even made pancakes this morning however that was a bit hard (stiring the batter). The thing I'd love most is have these dang drains out..I'm really counting on that tomorrow especially since I'm now down to 5cc within a 24hr period. I move about pretty good and I'm told I can drive once I stop the pain meds, however I can't picture myself getting in and out of my SUV just yet, it's a little too high for me to get into. Other than all that I feel I'm doing better than what I anticipated so good for me. I agree with you about the privacy, but it may be a good idea to have someone near you at least for the first few days if not the week. Let me know. Take care.
AE: Keep up the good work. Are you still needing someone with you 24/7 or can you manage all your personal care on your own? I have it arranged to have someone with me for at least a week. I have 4 daughters but all are either on their own or finishing college. I love my privacy and will make it a priority to be up and moving so I don't have to depend on others. How long will it be until you can drive?

My 1st PO Appt earlier this A.M. Look'n and...

My 1st PO Appt earlier this A.M. Look'n and feeling great!! Dr. took my drains out YAY!!! the right side hurt a bit when it was removed but I'm just so relieved to have them GONE!!! Now I can start wearing my clothes....I hope.
Had my dressings/SteriStrips changed my scar is healing wonderfully, same as my BB. I was expecting to see the worst (of course) but my incision is closing and all I can see is a very thin line.
I can't thank Dr. La Puerta enough..he did say I have some swelling especially around the area where Lipo was done but for the most part I'm doing GREAT! I'll continue to take my stool softner(as my doctor suggested) along with my Arnica pellets & Gel it has been helping fade the bruising and swelling so until it's completely gone why not?
Hey! How's it going?
Hello Alexandraelizabet!!!glad to see you doing great!!! I am day 14 today and have seroma,but is comon my ps say it.so day by day we felling great!!!wish you and the other ladies happy healing!!

Went in for my 2 wk PO appt. Feeling Great! Had my...

Went in for my 2 wk PO appt. Feeling Great! Had my steri-strips changed. Bruising is almost gone and swelling is going down. Started driving yesterday,able to move around more however not too comfortable to drive long distances yet. Dr. says I'm right where I should be..I can stand straight and feel some tension but not pushing it..gradually it'll come on its own. I do tend to swell more towards the end of the day so I try to limit my activities. Hope everyone is feeling and doing great also.
I do wear it all the time except for a few hours a day. I will look into Arnica. Thank you for your support and encouragement.
Hi Ladies..I've been trying to reply to you all for about 30 minutes now..not sure if it's the website or what but I keep having problems..Anyway..on a quick note, Glad to hear everyone is doing fine..NB sorry about your seroma..wishing a speedy recovery for you. Rad, I've been okay just going thru a lot..my baby had been hospitalized for asthma and that has really put a drain on me..driving back and forth I believe has cause some minor swelling for me but I'm good for the most part and better now that my son is back at home. Kanore..please make sure everything is taken care of prior to your surgery..just a little more concerned for you since your case is very delicate. My Prayers are with you and I'm sure you'll do just fine. Ms.PM I was surprised at how quick my drains were removed as well however my PS used the quilting method which is meant to avoid long lasting drain time. I do feel tension at times from standing straight however my PS says that's normal..I need to gradually let it happen and believe me I am..and will. No rush Beauty comes with a price and I believe in the end it's all worth it. :) Take care Ladies hope you all are enjoying your FLAT TUMMY'S!
Looking good in your new pic AE. Are you wearing your old clothes or did you have to get smaller size. The reason i ask is because my normal pants seem tight like i got fatter! I am 11 days PO and still have my drains in. Maybe im just swelling. I just want to look good in my pants without them being so tight and with a giant muffin top!

Today marks my 3wk point..not sure if I mentioned...

Today marks my 3wk point..not sure if I mentioned it but I also had auxillary breast tissue removed. My TT incision seems to be a piece of cake compared to the healing under my arms!! For the past two days my body has been itchy (which is a sign of healing) but it's also driving me crazy!!!! My steri-strips have both fallen off under my arms and I no longer wish to have them on. I went for my weekly visit with me PS today and since my incision on my arms and tummy are now closed I won't be needing them any longer. I itch sometimes underneath my scar (which by the way was my 1st time viewing it today) so I was told to apply Cortizone. I've been using Benedryl both topical and orally and that relieves the itch,however I am experiencing mild pain so I've added Advil when needed and Vicodin if it's a bit intolerable. I've read that once you get past day 3 you're pretty much doing great.....WRONG!!! the goal is to make it past 6wks...since our bodies are still adjusting to all the great things that have happened, we're still delicate and can react to anything!! For the most part I can feel my stomach muscle working when I sit up from bed, reach for a higher object or bend down to pick something up...it's also softning up but there's still swelling..Doc says 4 more wks of binder therapy..day and night...I wear it all the time so I now feel it's just adjoining with the rest of me. I'll post my lovely scar later..Hope everyone is healing great. Have a great day!
All went well Wed Wed. Went in st 11 and in recovery at 4:30. Good pson management. Found 3 more hernias that were repaired. Then the revision of two big upper scars in nice near lilone. Ten the TT. I have 3 drains. Had to stay two days because of the extra work needed. Home lsteel today. Pain is not bad only when trying to get out of bed. Walong hunched over really helps. Looking forward toto getting bACLU home. Maybe wI'll be able to sleep. So far. So good. kanore
Oh Kanore..bless your heart hun...please just take it slow and recover at your own pace..you've been through such a ordeal no need to push it to another level. If possible just stay in bed and walk when you have the energy to. I know it's easier said then done but you're very delicate..take time to heal and be patient. Hugs to you
Hi AE. I am 2 weeks PO. Are you lifting anything? I wonder when I can lift my 2yr old. Whatabout driving, is it comfortable for you to drive? I need to do a 1 and a half hour trip on my own soon.

Wednesday was my 4 wk mark...went in today for my...

Wednesday was my 4 wk mark...went in today for my stitch removal...doing well..starting to feel like my old self again minus the extra baggage. Didn't have many stitches to remove, most have already or will continue to dissolve. Next visit in 2 wks to get clearance. Will now start using Scar Away strips on tummy and arms...can't wait to be able to ride bikes with my kids again, especially since the weather is getting nicer!
Got the okay to use the "marble" for my BB...will begin that tonight. Bye-Bye Hospital bed..I really enjoyed your stay,I'll still have to sleep on my back for the next 2 wks, but at least I can sleep in my own bed. Day by day..starting to love the new me.
Beauty does come with a price and for me..it was all worth it :D

At 5wks and 2 days..I'm feeling pretty good!...

At 5wks and 2 days..I'm feeling pretty good! Everyday is a healing process. I can stand upright, shoulders back but will occasionally feel a twinge or pull from the tightness in my ab area. I've been using Scar Away strips for my underarms and tummy however I noticed a "HotSpot" on the incision under my arm and have now began treatment for healing that.. A HotSpot is when a underlying stitch has caused a area of some inflammation. When our bodies can't reject (spit) a stitch or it hasn't dissolved yet, this can occur. Applying a warm, moist compress and gently squeezing the area has released the pus and pressure which has built up. Other than that, my scars are healing well, I've come to accept that swelling is a given...the more you do, the more you'll swell so for the next 5 months I'm okay with it. I don't swell too much except towards the lower part of my torso where the incision is and only if I've been up and at it all day. I'm still wearing my binder and will continue to do so until my next visit with my PS. Next visit should be my release..praying all goes well and I'll be able to pick up and hold my baby again..loving my tummy! Hope everyone is well.
Wow you look amazing. Great results. Why the scars under your arms? What's that procedure called? I saw an arm reduction on someone else and the scar was the length of the arm from the pit to the elbow.
Thank you Tigol'bitties..the procedure is called breast auxiliary tissue removal... not dissatisfied with my " results but quite honestly that hurt more than my TT itself...I guess because we do move and use our arms for everything!! I had it done because I was unhappy with the extra skin I would see when wearing halter,tube tops...my spitting stitches there were terrible but thank God I'm healed!! :)
Look FANTASTIC! Your scar is healing well and light in colour too, hope mine does the same. Are you putting anything on it cream or oil at all? Cheers, X

11 wks tomorrow..wow what a long road this has...

11 wks tomorrow..wow what a long road this has been....
You look great. Have you had much changes with your dimensions in the past 4 weeks or 8 weeks (between week 4 and week 12), and between week 8 and week 12? Are you starting to plateau with your improvement? Our bodies are very similar. I'm just wondering what is in store for me. Take care.

Hi Ladies..it's been a while..since I've picked up...

Hi Ladies..it's been a while..since I've picked up a part time job..I've been pretty busy lately. My last visit with my PS was on the 7th and I'm doing pretty good. I do have a rather thick area on my incision that was brought to his attention, as I am a bit concerned however it seems to be a build up of scar tissue and will be able to be removed in March upon my next follow up visit. I can now do what I wish. I still wear my CG but only when I swell, the extra support always seems so comforting so I don't mind. I hope all of you are doing great as well and I wish you guys a very MERRY AND HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON!!
You look great!
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