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No More Old Saggy Body! - Lubbock, TX

I am a 31 yr old mom of 3. I had 3c sections and...

I am a 31 yr old mom of 3. I had 3c sections and have ugly stretch marks and saggy skin. I have been wanting a mommymakeover for sometime now and now that Im finished having kids i am taking the plunge!


Alright everyone!! I am on the countdown!! Two...

Alright everyone!! I am on the countdown!! Two weeks till my BA with lift and TT. I'm getting a little nervous. A little anxious too. I just hope i will love my new body! I am a little worried about the size of my implants. I'm 5'2 120lbs and im getting mentor HPsilicone implants. I want to be a D cup so the PS sais anywhere from 350-450 cc implants..I am worried they will be too big on my small frame.

I about a week out till my BA with lift and TT......

I about a week out till my BA with lift and TT... getting super nervous. Sometimes I think I want to just call the whole thing off. A ton of what ifs are going through my mind... Just want this week to fly by already.

Four more days!!! I am trying to get prepared! I...

Four more days!!! I am trying to get prepared! I ordered some Arnica off the internet and started taking it to help with post op swelling. Meds are picked up.. cleaning house and doing laundry this weekend. My nerves are getting the best of me!! If anyone out there knows what else i should get for easier post op please let me know!

Its the night before surgery and i am so nervous!!...

Its the night before surgery and i am so nervous!! Feeling a little sick to my stomach... i just pray for a smooth surgery and recovery.imgoing to post some pics so i can see the difference! I pray for all u ladies outhere for a safe and quick surgery with great recovery

Well i am home and i have to say that i was not...

Well i am home and i have to say that i was not prepared for the pain! I had some lipo done on my armpit area and had some pretty extensive pain moving my arms..my abs are on fire from the tightening i assume! I've been on my meds nonstop so i am hoping this will pass quickly!

Oh ya did anyone experience excessive draining...

Oh ya did anyone experience excessive draining from your drain site? One of my drains is leaking around the drain and i was wondering if anyone else had this problem.

Day 3..feeling much better. Except for the fact i...

Day 3..feeling much better. Except for the fact i walk around like an old lady! My breasts look great!! Even with the swelling. I still have some oozing from my drain site but it is getting better.. took acouple of stool softners so hopefully they will kick in soon! Everything is going as good as expected.

Took a shower earlier and i almost passed out!...

Took a shower earlier and i almost passed out! Thank GOD for my mom being there otherwise i would have been in big trouble. I put me a little stool and sat down while i showered. Im so ready to feel better!

Day 5... much better! Can't believe how...

Day 5... much better! Can't believe how swollen i am! Must have been from all the lipo! Still getting aroud pretty slowly and still hunched over.. every day gets better and better!

Today was rough!! My daughters kindergarten...

Today was rough!! My daughters kindergarten graduation along w end of yr dance rehearsal!! I got one drain removed tues and hopefully the other one tomorrow!! My incisions are itching so bad!! Guess that is a good thing right!

Well didnt get my drain out today like i thought.....

Well didnt get my drain out today like i thought... kinda getting depressed.. idk y.. i got what i wanted... maybe its just being cooped up in the house and all the swelling still. Hopefully tomorrow will be a better day!

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Today was a great day!! Was out and running...

Today was a great day!! Was out and running around like normal. Only thing im worried about is the fact that i am accumulating more fluid in my drain that's left. I go monday morning to get it removed but dont wanna get it pulled too soon and get a seroma!!! Will talk my ps to see whats best. :)

Oh ya!! One more thing...kinda funny... but does...

Oh ya!! One more thing...kinda funny... but does anyone elses who who seem higher??? I feel like mine is! Idk if its cus my ps had to pull my skin up to meet w my tummy skin or what?!?
Dr. Schmid

Dr. Schmid was very courteous! He did an exellent job with my tummy tuck and he chose a great size of implant for my body.. He picked 400 ccs high profile silicone implants. I stayed overnight and the nurses at NorthStar were absolutely fantastic!! I couldn't have asked for better care!

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5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
4 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
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5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
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I have an consultation February 5 I'm scared, to get a breast reduction. But I'm seeing dr moody any advice for pain I also have 3 kids. Excited but soooo scared!
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I went to Dr Schmidt and he was wonderful. His staff is so amazing. I have heard great things about Dr. Moody. The pain wasn't too bad I took Motrin and just rested.
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Did you use insurance to cover yours and how much was it after insurance if you used insurance also was the pain doable with 3 kids I really don't have help here but I need it done so badly
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How old are your kids. As long as you don't have to lift them. Also, you will need some help after surgery with cooking, etc. Good luck!
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Your tummy is looking nice and flat! How r the new boobies doing??
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boobies are great!! way nice and perky!!
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Have you tried Arnica for the swelling and bruising. They sell it at Whole Foods. I think there is a forum discussion on this product here on Realself. I took it and didnt have bruising. Couldve been the Arnica that helped or just my bodies natural response. But I thought I would throw it out there if you were looking for something might help bruising and swelling. Either way you will start to get better really quickly now. The first week is rough. The rest get exponentially better.
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Wow..looking great girl!
The bruising will go away soon. Are you taking anything for the swelling/bruising? My doctor gave me a recovery kit called Vita-Medica. Ask your PS if he can prescribe it to you. It's helping me heal fast
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Ive been taking mulitvitamins w zinc and b complex..i also ordered bruisestick off the internet for swelling and bruising...i hope it starts to work pretty fast. The twins..as my hubby calls them are doing really good. Swollen but i like them. :)
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Oh and how are the boobies doing?
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Glad you are feeling better! Time will go by faster than you can imagine!! I am now 9 weeks post op and back to doing everything. You will be there before you know it!
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Thanks! I am ready to be there already
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I bet you are girl!! Your tummy looks so pretty!! Nice and smooth! I think lipo causes more swelling on most women. But your results will be awesome! And those bruises will go away soon too...I didn't have lipo but many women who have I've noticed the bruising disapearing pretty quickly.
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Hope you feel better soon! How many cc's did you end up getting?
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I got 400 ccs silicone hp implants... i really like them e en though they are still swollen
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I'm sorry to hear your in pain! I'm hoping it is short lived and tomorrow you will be better! ...just think you are going to look great, and it will be all worth it!
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Thanks!! Me too! I am ready for next week so i can feel better. I already like what i see and im all beat up!
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Hope everything went well. So exciting to be getting rid of those stretch marks and saggy skin!! Woo Hoo!
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Today is your day, I hope all goes well and wish you a speedy recovery(-:
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I'm having a full TT, BA with lift and lipo of the flanks and am scheduled for May 10th too! I'm freaking out...excited, nervous, excited, nervous, excited, scared to death! lol I'm right there with you and doing all the same things this weekend in preparation...meds are picked up, house is clean, laundry done, etc. We'll have to keep eachother company! Good luck and keep us posted! :)
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Crazy that we are having the excact same surgery on the same day!! What kind of implants are you having?
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How are you doing? I've been thinking about you and wondering if you're as nervous and excited as I am! I'm getting Mentor moderate plus memory gel (silicone) implants, also known as Gummy Bears. I can't believe it's finally here! I'm sure I won't sleep at all tonight. Lol. I hope you're doing well! Yay for us!!
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I know!!! Im way excited!! My ps gave me lunesta so i am gonna pop me some in a little while otherwise i know i wont sleep!! What time is ur surgery? I go in at 830!! We are gonna be some foxy mommas when this is over!! I will say some prayers for you and me!
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almost there!!! I had breast lift, mini tuck, lipo all over, brazilian butt lift and co2 laser resurfacing 4 days ago... not too shabby. Good luck
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Thanks everyone!! I am going to post some pics the day before my surgery. I can't believe its almost here!! Yay!!!
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