Doing my Research...I Want to Be Happy with Myself - Indianapolis, IN

I'm 43 and I have 5 children, 25,21,18,12,9. I'm...

I'm 43 and I have 5 children, 25,21,18,12,9. I'm not happy with my body and I'm soo ready to change it. I have the ugly hanging belly and my boobs are not perky..not horrible but just not perky. lol I'm just starting to research my options and the doctors in my area. I plan to have surgery in Feb or March next yr. I want to lose 40 lbs before doing so and I need to save money. I have never had any type of surgery and that does make me nervous but I'm very excited for the end results. My fiance' was not a fan of surgery and was pretty set against me doing anything other than eating healthy and exercising to make the changes that I wanted. I finally showed him before and after pictures of mommy makeovers...NOW HE GETS IT!!! YAY! :) Thank you all for sharing your stories, I'm learning alot from your experiences.

Good luck with your research! I can't wait to follow your experience. :)


Forgot to mention that I did breast feed 4 of the...

Forgot to mention that I did breast feed 4 of the 5 children. I'm working on losing weight. Right now I weigh 208....I lost 17 lbs in the last 3 weeks. I want to be in the 160's before surgery. I feel even more motivated to lose the weight now knowing that I will get better results. I will post pics soon without clothes....... dreadful. LOL
Hi, Welcome and Congrats on your weight loss! 17 lbs in 3 weeks is amazing. You should be proud of yourself. And Yes, knowing what the end result will be after the TT is a huge motivator to lose weight. lol

I look forward to following your journey. Good Luck in finding a good PS you feel comfortable with. :)
I have to say you are doing good in researshing doctors, once you have the ones you want to consult with go on the internet and search for reviews under their name. Make sure he is a plastic surgeron...

Good luck and looking foward on seen some wonderful after pictures from you
Thank you! He is definitely one that I will be checking into.

I haven't been for any consults yet...I'm...

I haven't been for any consults yet...I'm interested in meeting with Dr. Aker.... Life has been kind of crazy lately but I'm still planning to do the mm. I've been reading stories on here...I want it soo badly!
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