24 DPO New PICS-Alabama, AL

Hello, I just want to say I have lurk on this...

Hello,

I just want to say I have lurk on this form for months and you all have inspired ( specially Tjuana Thanks) to share my story. I am 31 year old mother of three. My weight around 125 before my first child. First pregnancy I gained about 45 pound but was able to lose that weight two month after delivery, half way through the second month I had to go to the doctor because I was not feeling well. I then found out I was pregnant again, yes about 9 to 10 week after my first child I was pregnant with my second. My son destroyed my body, I gain 65 pounds and I could not get the weight off. The lowest I was able to be was around 170. Four years after my first son I had my second son, he just add to the distortion. My highest weight has been 205, now I am 182. I had three consultation in January. I determined Dr Yates would be the best for me. He answer all my question and did not rush me out. I will say he is expensive though.

I brought my meds and my couch has recliners build in. What else should I get or need. My husband took the kids away for the week spring break, so my best friend will be with me.

One day to go I have the cleaning bug, cleaning...

One day to go I have the cleaning bug, cleaning for the past two days. I think it's the nerves, starting to get nervous. My husband called me and I spoke with my kids last night. I told him to call me again Wednesday morning so I can speak to them one last time before going into surgery. I bought my CG it came in yesterday. I hope I have everything I'm going to need. I was excited yesterday today I don't know how I feel.

PS nurse called I have to go in tomorrow at noon,...

PS nurse called I have to go in tomorrow at noon, my surgery will start at one. Wish me luck and have me in your prayers

Is almost time I'm headed into my PS. I got my...

Is almost time I'm headed into my PS. I got my compression socks from Walgreens they'd only one in the pack now I have to buy a whole new pack of compression socks.

Can you say hurt hurt, I hurt so bad. I stayed in...

Can you say hurt hurt, I hurt so bad. I stayed in the surgery aftercare suite. PS said everything went good and I would like my results. Right now I just want to sleep

I feel much better today the pain is manageable....

I feel much better today the pain is manageable. I'm up walking around more. Got the first good look at my size and I'm really happy with what I see so far. My PS did a great job. I have new pics

What can I take to make me stop coughing. I'm hard...

What can I take to make me stop coughing. I'm hard like a brick and swollen all over. I see a lot of people have two drains but I only have one.

I took my first shower today also had my first DM....

I took my first shower today also had my first DM. The shower felt wonderful. My PS got this CG on me And it hurts worse than my scars. It has this padded foam on the inside and it bunchesup it just hurts. I made an appointment Tuesday so that we can talk about the CG

I need help ladies, I need a good CG

I need help ladies, I need a good CG

I am so happy with my results. My PS did a great job.

I am so happy with my results. My PS did a great job.

I thin since I woke up I have been overdoing it....

I thin since I woke up I have been overdoing it. From the time I was fully awake I was up and going to the bathroom. When I got home my best friends stay with me for the first two days. My husband came home from his job which is four hours away after that and stayed with me the next two days. Can you believe four days after I had my surgery I was working from home and have been working ever since. By the fifth day I have been at home by myself with my three kids working taking them to in from baseball practice soccer practice and games. I'm starting to have this painting sensation at the top of my stomach where the muscle repair was done. I know I'm overdoing it but I don't have a choice, I'm the only one here. I want back into my job on last Thursday which is a week to the day that I have my surgery. Yesterday was hard I'm a coach of my six-year-old boys soccer team, we had first game yesterday. My daughter had her first soccer game yesterday and my son had a baseball game so I was out all day by time I got home I was so tired. But when it was time to go to bed I can go to sleep. I need to learn how to relax

Drain out. Yes it's finally out. The tape is off....

Drain out. Yes it's finally out. The tape is off. My incision itches like crazy. I started my scar therapy the doctor prescribed some kind of skin lightener cream for me. I feel like a person now that the drain is out and my hubby will be coming home tomorrow yeah.

Hi my flat side friends. My husband came home last...

Hi my flat side friends. My husband came home last weekend and will you believe me if I said I really rested that weekend. He did all the house work and I took naps. I have been wearing my fajas CG for a week now. I am still swollen. I can see some change from my 5 dpo and the new pic I took. I like how I look with my CG on.
Michael Yates

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Thanks for your review! Hope your still doing great!
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i see you girl in yo apple bottom jeans .. what a transformaton! ... you look wonderful cograts!!!!
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Thank you! :) you see I did what you said, I rested.
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;-) yes ma'am i see!... and your swelling is going down as well... great job! hun .... I have 21 days left til my tt/bbl ... i'm so excited .. especially after following your review.
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Oh my gosh! How are you managing to do all that! I just went out to dinner and I'm having pain at the top of my muscle repair today. I can't move off the couch! Be careful!
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I tend to have a high tolerance for pain. The first two days were rough for me I just have to get used to the pain sensation. I honestly don't know how I've been able to get through this past week.
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wow!!! girlfriend ... lol i couldn't imagine doing all that after having major surgery ... hope this doesn't come off to harsh but ... You really need to sit down and let your body recover most people don't die or the op table it the complication after surgery. I know you know your body, but the human body in a very intricate system that really needs rest to heal properly :-) I know the supermommy is us all takes over sometimes... ( :-) I smiled because i might need you to repost this on my page after my surgery...LOL!!!)
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from 1 supermom to another ;-)
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I know and you're right I need to rest. I just don't know how too. Sad but true
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lol!!!!! me either like i said ... i'm sure you'll need t be giving me this advice soon ... feel free to repost LOL!!!!
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Mucho congrats! What did you do about the cough? Did you catch a cold? I'm a sinus cougher and pray things will get better by the 19th.
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Thanks, I have no idea where the coughing can from, I did not have a cold before. But after I would cough and it hurt everywhere.
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You do look wonderful but I guess I'm a bit with you today. My CG is really ruling my life and hurting my incisions even thou I'm wearing a shirt under it. I've heard women tell of using sanitary pads between their CG and sore spots. I hope you find an answer we can both use.
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It hurts the most after you wake up from a nap or sleeping. Hopefully my PS will have good news for me tomorrow. How are you doing with your recovery
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Spanx works wonderfully. Try to buy from store to ensure that they fit. Good luck.
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you look wonderful, happy healing and thanks for sharing.
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you look wonderful already
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Thanks, I feel like hell right. I did too much today
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I would suggest spanx. They have worked wonders for me. Unfortunately I had already spent $250 on CG's before I found them. Try to buy in store to make sure they fit properly. Happy healing!
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I wore a tight spanx the other day while hubby washed out my CG and when I tried putting it back on I was so swollen it was horrible trying to get it back on.
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If my PS tells me I can change this darm thing Spanx here I come.. Thank you for helping me
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Congrats on being on the flat side. My surgery was the day after yoursl-Thursday. It definantly does hurt-everyplace. This soo shall pass.
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Today is not as bad as yesterday, I hope tomorrow won't be as bad as today. How are you doing
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I feel very tired but trying to stay up until 9PM before heading to bed. I think I'm a little better tonight than during the day. I know it'll be a long slow progress and that's okay.
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Congrats and you look great. We have a similar body type so I look forward to seeing your progress pics.
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