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8 wks PO today!!! Loving the flat side!! TT, MR, switched implants, & lipo

My tummy has been needing a Tuck for years after...

My tummy has been needing a Tuck for years after two pregnacies and two c-sections 13 & 11yrs ago, it sticks out and hangs over the cs scar. I want to wear my closthes to fit and not hide the bulge with a spanx. I've wanted a tt sine 2006. I opted for high profile implants same size as the salines I have now and my ps recommends the gels. I'm nervous want a very low tt scar where cs scar is. I also want my mons pubis to be flat after, I've seen women who have a huge mound there after their tt. I also want my flanks and abd area to be lipoed if there is extra fat hanging after the tt, I really want a more defined waist because I know I'm pear shaped already.

I have 7 days to go, I read Tjuana's post, thank...

I have 7 days to go, I read Tjuana's post, thank you so much for all of the info. I'm nervous at times but ready. I'm praying everything works out great. I'm going to try to add more before pics and hopefully take my measurements tomorrow.

Today I rented a recliner for ine month in...

Today I rented a recliner for ine month in preparation. I bought some extra pillows, lots of pineapples, cucumbers, water, peaches and tried to stock my refrig, hopefully my kids won't eat everything before next week, lol. I've been trying to consume mostly just liquids but it is hard. Tomorrow I plan to get the toilet seat, shower chair and some arnica gel. I don't know what room to put the recliner in because my bed is too high, won't be able to transfer in and out of it and there isn't enough room in my bedroom. I guess I'll be camping out in my daughters room, she has the space and it is closer to the other bathroom. I'm nervous but happy. This site is addictive, I'm happy for all of you other ladies who has survived the transition to the flat side.

Has anyone ordered any of the stage one garments...

Has anyone ordered any of the stage one garments from Marena Comfort Wear? I want to order the stage I but don't know if I should wait until after the tt, lipo, and breast augmentation upgrade. If someone has had these procedures and ordered please let me know if you pre ordered or waited until after.

Less than two days, I'm excited and nervous, have...

Less than two days, I'm excited and nervous, have a few things on my plate but I'm not going to let it stop me. God is good and I know he hear my prayers. Tuesday, I can't wait.

Ok, I can't sleep, excited, and would be hungry...

Ok, I can't sleep, excited, and would be hungry since I'm NPO, I'm glad my check in time is 6am. My prayers are up, will report later.

Almost forgot but I just finished the cucumber water.

Almost forgot but I just finished the cucumber water.

I'm on the flare side, Lord I'm so thankful. I'm...

I'm on the flare side, Lord I'm so thankful. I'm in & out will post later

Awake again trying to stay in top of these drains...

Awake again trying to stay in top of these drains with a binder on any my eyes are getting heavy again

PO day 1, before bird bath, ps said not go get...

PO day 1, before bird bath, ps said not go get steri strips wet.

Good morning, I had to drive my kids to school...

Good morning, I had to drive my kids to school today, the person who was suppose to do it forgot. It was hard it took me 15 min to get them there it usually on takes 5. I prayed all the way there and back home, now I feel so exhausted, I'm going to take a nap now.

PO day 3. I have been taking it easy today,...

PO day 3. I have been taking it easy today, yesterday I drove my kids to school, big mistake I was so exhausted. I rested the rest of the day. I have been spacing my pain meds out like 10hrs apart started Tylenol yesterday, took once. I've been taking stool softness 3 times a day but still no bm, just, passed gas for the first time last night, I'm starting to feel tight. I also keep having leaks around the drain where it's inserted. I haven't had much drainage into the JP drains when I do empty them its always 30ml in the right and 20 ml in the left. There is very minimal drainage this morning. My 1st follow up appt is Monday. My chest is still tight to from getting the higher profile bigger girls, I think I'm going to like them too. So far from what I can see I'm satisfied with my abdomen. Hopefully I can get better pics today. I tried to put on yoga pants yesterday but that was a no go. Today I'm going to stay in my granny gown, I can almost walk straight but doc said to walk and sleep in flexed position. This binder keeps rising under my breast and is uncomfortable. Oh yea and omg tho cough makes it feel like you are ripping the suture apart, I have Halls and was still coughing and some phlegm finally came up hope that's over. Anyway I can't wait until the drains are gone then maybe I can try on some undies because the drains are sticking out of each flank area. Guess ill go eat some peaches.

Ok my abd is so tight, I drank some Magnesium...

Ok my abd is so tight, I drank some Magnesium Citrate and I'm praying I have a BM by tomorrow. My stomach is just rumbling and boiling.

Ok you'll 2 hours after I drank 6 oz of the Mag...

Ok you'll 2 hours after I drank 6 oz of the Mag Citrate, I had smooth easy results. Now my abd isn't as tight anymore. I took some pics after my bm and after that I wrapped with Saran Wrap and got a shower on the shower chair. My girls are in pain I only have one surgical bra and put it in the washer can't wait until it gets dry so I can get it back on ASAP. I'm going to send my sis go find me another binder tomorrow.

Good morning everyone, I know I have a lot to be...

Good morning everyone, I know I have a lot to be thankful for, but today I just want to cry. I think I may be experiencing swell hell and if it is I'm just taking it easy in the recliner. Only God knows. Be thankful for all your loved ones who you have to help you.

Hello my fellow Tummy Tuckers, I had my first PO...

Hello my fellow Tummy Tuckers, I had my first PO appt today everything went well. I'm happy to report I got my drains out today but OMG!!!!!!! I can't explain how it feels. It kind of hurt, felt weird, and burned like it was on fire. I'm just so happy they are out. When the nurse got ready to remove the right one she asked was I ready I told her I ready to endure that for a minute to just get them out. I feel much more comfortable. I went to walmart after stayed in there about an hour and that was too long because when I got ready to check out I was all the way haunched back over and I could feel the swelling. Hope everyone else is healing well. ttyl

Ok I had my 1st po appt today, went to Walmart and...

Ok I had my 1st po appt today, went to Walmart and still didn't catch a break, omg I am so swollen and my pubic area is super swollen. Tomorrow i only plan to leave home to drop my kids off and pick them up from school, I'm binded up and plan to drink plenty of water and relax all day tomorrow. Pics before getting in shower today and yesterday. Happy healing everyone.

I know I'm only officially will be 7 days po in...

I know I'm only officially will be 7 days po in about 7 hours, if you ask would I do it over again I will say Heck Yes, I am so grateful!!!!!!!

PO Day 8. They removed my drains and steri strips...

PO Day 8. They removed my drains and steri strips Monday so now I'm to clean my incisions everyday and then apply Bacitracin ointment twice a day. They told me to use maxi pads as dressings, I really thought it was the maxi pads making me hurt and uncomfortable but it is just my binder, especially on my right side. I became so swollen it even looks like my skin is trying to separate so I relaxed all day yesterday. This binder keeps riding up in the back and really irritating my right side and the incision. I'm still on the fence about ordering a stage one compression garment since I'm 8 days po. I'm still happy I just don't want this binder to mess up anything with all the shifting it's doing, irritating my scar. I'm still sore no pain meds since last Thursday I only take ES Tylenol 2 times a day and my Bromelain. Oh and I did try adjusting my binder but then it wouldn't cover my scar at all, my scar is super low and rises up high on both sides almost to my back. I bought some surgical pads yesterday from Walgreens buy a box get the 2nd box 1/2 off, i thought they would feel better and in a way they do, but i realized last night it is just the binder, PERIOD! I'm happy just concerned about this binder. Welp praying for all of our continued happy healing, ttyl

Hi ladies, hope all is well. I'm still...

Hi ladies, hope all is well. I'm still experiencing swelling in my lower ab, along the incision, and I have a swollen mound. There is thick hard swelling at each corner where pubic bone sits and other hard limps along incision. I hope this binder that keeps bunching up isn't the cause. I don't know if this is considered swell hell or not with the hard lumps. I can walk pretty straight up until I over due it and I haunch over for comfort. I'm still taking my Bromelain daily. I still would do it all over again. Hope all is healing well and good luck to all coming to join us!!!!!

I'm 12 days PO, still swollen I'm praying my lower...

I'm 12 days PO, still swollen I'm praying my lower abd swelling softens and goes down. I know it's still early and it was still worth it, I took new pics. I wish I felt like trying on some sessy undies I don't know what's wrong with me. I pray I'm not over doing it.

Hello ladies had 2nd po appt today, it went very...

Hello ladies had 2nd po appt today, it went very well. At first he thought I had fluid in the area above my incision where I was complaining about the swelling and hardness, he tried to aspirate with a needle but determined there was no fluid just swelling and instructed me to just start to message the area. I got the sutures removed from my bb and he said everything looks great and my boobs look great and are soft. They gave me another Rx for Bactroban ointment to message on my incisions. I don't go back for a follow up for 6 weeks. I got the go ahead to wear a spanx but ordered a 2nd stage cg from DV and was instructed to still wear my binder over which ever cg I wear. I missed the fed ex delivery for it today so I will pick it up this evening. I'm happy with my results thus far, God is so good. Good and many prayers for all who are on the flat side, joining today, and in the future!! Muah!!!!

I just realized I never posted that I'm a 37 yr...

I just realized I never posted that I'm a 37 yr old mom of 2. I'm 5'6" and weighed 164 before the tt, today I'm 160lb. I have not had on any of my regular clothes since the tt, I've been wearing yoga pants, but I think it's safe to say I still wear the same size, lol. I'm going to call my ps next Tue my 3 wk po say and ask if it will be safe to start my walking routine at the track and hopefully I can lose the other 10lbs I've been trying shred and start doing lounges, hopefully it will make my butt round and firm:-)

Hi everyone, I'm 3 was PO today. Still happy....

Hi everyone, I'm 3 was PO today. Still happy. Still have swelling between my bb and incision, praying with time it will balance out. I'm messaging my lower back because it feels kind of hard and lumpy from the lipo, and still sore when touched. My wt is fluctuating from 160-164. Now I try to read every label of everything b4 I eat to check the sodium content. I'm still wearing my binder with my cp on top. Nothing to really complain about just taking it day by day and trying to rest as much as possible. I hope everyone is healing well, happy healing, ttyl

Hello ladies, today I'm 4 wks PO, happy about that...

Hello ladies, today I'm 4 wks PO, happy about that no changes still having the swelling below bb down to pubis, (looks like man package) lol. I still love my results. My pants are too big around the waist, my thighs remain the same. I know the swelling will leave with time. I started using Merderma yesterday. I bought a pants suit to wear to my cousin's funeral today and I got a size 10, it's a little big, but the 8 was a little snug on my thighs so if the 10 gets bigger I can have it taken in. I hope all is healing well, I'm praying for those who will be joining us. I love this, I love the good feeling to be able too look at a flat stomach. ttyl........ I tried to take a few new pics in my suit

Oh and I forgot I walked around in thosev4 1/2...

Oh and I forgot I walked around in thosev4 1/2 inch heels all day and felt fine, but I'll bet I'll be paying or it tomorrow lol, you ladies rock!!!!!!! Take it easy:-)

I bought a cheap $16 2 pc to see if it would hide...

I bought a cheap $16 2 pc to see if it would hide my scar, I see if I wanted to dare to bare a 2 pc I couldn't in a low cut bikini. I wouldn't dare go out in a 2 pc with all of these stretch marks, but I'm loving my results. I tried to load pics a minute ago but this crazy phone did something. Will try again. I want to add we are so blessed to be able to have this done & feel good about our bodies again:-)

Hello all the flat side diva, those about to...

Hello all the flat side diva, those about to become divas, and the ones considering, I hope all is doing well and pray for the up coming surgeries to go well. I was 6 weeks po yesterday. I'm feeling great. I still would do it all over again. I still have swelling in my lower ab above my scar but I continue to message and use my maderma. I'm still wearing my compression garment and binder daily and I'm trying to patiently wait for this lower ab swellingbto go away. My daughter mistakenly threw away my silicone strips the 3rd day. Hopefully I can get new pics later. Happy healing everyone:-)

Hello everyone, I hope all is healing well. Me-...

Hello everyone, I hope all is healing well. Me- all I can say is swell hell go away. After walking around at the St Pattys day parade Saturday, having a couple of cold happy drinks, and eating a burger today that my sister grilled, my tummy is screaming please take a break, lol. I will be 7 wks po tomorrow. I would do this all over again too. Still happy with my results even tho I still have swelling above incision. For the most part I'm enjoying this ride to my final results. Don't get me wrong you have good days & bad days but it is all worth it. Happy healing to all on the flat side and good luck to all coming to join us:-)

Hello my tt sisters, today I am 8 weks PO. I saw...

Hello my tt sisters, today I am 8 weks PO. I saw my PS yesterday, he has cleared me for everything and told me he didn't have to see me back unless I had some problems. He also informed me to wean off my cp and to buy a spanx to start wearing. Well since I still have the lower ab swelling I think I will hold on to it a little while longer. He said that the little swelling I do see looks perfect and his new nurse said I looked amazing:-) He also said I shoud put you on my bilboard lol. Anyway I've been cleared of this surgical bra also so I will def pay vs a visit today. I don't have any major pains just the swelling. I'm still happy I did this for myself. Both doc & nurse say they couldn't see the unevenness and I'm being too hard on myself. I"m not at my final results but I'm happier than before having the surgery. I hope who has crossed to the flat side is doing well, sending out prayers for those scheduled today, and for the ones thing about it, come on and join us, you won't be sorry you did.
Flowood, MS PSCM

He did my previous breast implants

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
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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
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Hi! Wondering about your night corset. Did you like your results from wearing it?
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Just wondering exactly who was you dr there? I'm having my TT done in the same building by dr. Brantely . Just curious because they did an excellent job .
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Happy to hear your doing so well. Your pics look great! I'm 8 weeks today too but still a lot of swelling some days in my upper abs so no way I'm given up my cg yet lol.
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Wow you look fantastic, mine is on the 10th so getting nervous!! Happy recovery.
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Thank you, I was nervous and excited too, but it is sooo worth it. I'l be praying for you and I hope all goes well and as planned. I'll be checking on ya:-)
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Congratulations on your healing progress. It's an honor for the PS to tell you that you should be on their bilboard. That means he's very proud of your progress as well as his work and he wants others to see. I've been following you ever since you logged on and you are one of my idols. I love your progress, you and your PS did a very good job. You look VERY good. Congratulations Again.
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Thank you so much. You are doing the right thing to ask questions and consult with more than one ps. When you decide, you won't be sorry. Recovery is so different for everyone and it depends on your circumstances. Sometimes acts if God forces you to return to normal functioning sooner than others but if you have willing unbiased help take it. I have a high tolerance for pain, but I felt more numbness than pain. Drainage tubes became uncomfortable about the forth day. I had stitches so I'm not sure about the glue. I would do it all over again and thankful to God I was able to do it. Thanks again and good luck, keep us posted on your decision:-)
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Hey sister!! You sound like you're doing great! You sure do look it. I just thought of something I'm about to text you.
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Thanks T. I've got you for my questions always. Hope all is going well, I'm waiting to see the pics too.
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You look amazing! Fabulous results, flaunt it!
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Thank you, you are going to have amazing results once you sail on over to the flat side also. I will keep you in my prayers for a smooth recovery. :-)
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Thanks girl! Can't wait, hoping I look as good as u :)
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OMG you look fabulous! Make me wanna freaking boob job. Imma battle these hips/butt blues in the gym, check out my results, and if Im still not satisfied, boob job it is lol. You look amazing, congrats!
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Hey you. Your scar looks fantastic! Sorry for the swelling lol sorry to be the bearer of bad news! But I am knocking on 7 months and still swell. So sorry!
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Hey thanks, I put my slim by night on and went to sleep. You look great too, your ready for the spring & summer, hopefully I'll be where you are by the summer. I was hoping to rest today but we had a hail storm yesterday and both if my vehicles got a beat down but not too bad, I've seen pics of some cars that looks like they were on a train wreck. Ttyl
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Hey girlie. Great job! Can you say summer here I come hear me roar!!!! You're gonna be something fierce!
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Thank you we will both be some Sasha Fierces, lol
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Looking good!
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Thank you, you are looking great. We should be hot by the summer.
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Nice pics
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Girl you better rock that 2pc. (With a biscuit) lol you really do look awesome!
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Ahhh lol thanks but I don't know about that, you on the other hand is wearing it... You are awesome!!!! I I still have some time to go b4 all this swelling goes down or at least stabilize.
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And look awesome in your skin chic!!!!!
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Yes mam! You do have a little time. But the fun part is seeing the transformation. Take tons of pictures. I will post my bikini pics once I get the right sz. Love ya!
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Thank you for all the motivation you give, you are so helpful and I'm grateful to be your friend, love ya too....
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