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a sexier me for my 40th Bday

I'm looking forward to having perky breast and a...

I'm looking forward to having perky breast and a 6pack abs after my tummy tuck and breast lift. Ive thought about having the procedure done for years. I have 2 children and breast fed both. During my pregnancy I was up to 200lbs. I now weigh 156 and want to be comfortable inside and outside my clothes
Good luck! Sending many prayers your way for a great outcome and fast recovery! I would love if you updated after the procedure. I haven't made my decision yet. Seeing your outcome would be one more option. Thank you for sharing.
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I'll definitely keep you guys posted as soon as I get it done. .I'm excited
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This was very helpful to know im not alone .
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My big day is finally scheduled

I finally got the call today for my surgery. It's officially set for October 3, 2014. There was a delay due to the my wanting the pain pump. I am not going to have my breastfeeding lift again I'm just not to thrilled about possibly losing sensation with my brest, but my tummy tuck is definitely happening. The count down is real.

compression garments

Are there suggestions for the best type of garment to get. I need to purchase one prior to my procedure.
Good morning real selfers, this is day number 2 of my recovery and is been great. I'm able to slowly move around. The pain is definitely not what I expected, it's far better and I have a low tolerance for pain. My cousin is mm skiing due I stay on top p of my med. I haven't looked at my incision or new bb yet, n but hope is all good. My incision was bleeding after I got home so I just put some none scented panty liners on it and I've been fine. I only have one drain and it's not been horrible. Looking at the drainage I'd the wide do far. Definitely walking bent over to no use my abdominal muscles, which are very sore. Coughing and laughing are the worst. Overall I am pleased with my recovery.
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My time is drawing near and I'm anxious I'm so ready trying to get prepared and I'm having the hardest time determining which compression garment to get should I get one with leg should I just get something wrapped around my stomach do I need to have it come up under my breast help ladies what's the best recommendation
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Before pictures

I learned to camouflage the fat and extra skin after losing weight but have hated it for the longest time.

day 2 post op pics

Stay on top of the meds and b sure to walk around but not to much. Don't try to stand too straight or for too long As it is exhausting.
Happy healing to you!
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day 2 omg

so I was the day has progressed I'm getting more uncomfortable its not pain just discomfort. Walking to prevent a blood clot is important however it's really tiresome and too much can cause swelling.i still haven't had a bowel movement but I'm not worried as I took a laxative on Wednesday so I think I'm good. The hand sanitizer and alcohol were important I just wanted to keep everything clean and sterile. The back pillow with arms to support yourself is vital so having a good night sleep comfortable throughout the day you need to have as well as additional power to support your back and you'll be able to sleep well I didn't get a hospital bed or an electric recliner I just wasn't in the budget but I went to rock I'm department store and pushes the 16 by support pillow on the neck pillow for support like for traveling and combining that with the additional pillows for my bed I slept like a baby so I'm definitely well rested. Make sure to have someone to help you initially and take small steps not to an impact you in that way.make sure to monitor is how much you are draining and say on top of the times you take your pain meds. It's easy to forget and I will definitely come in handy later on. I recommend having benadryl on hand just in case your like me and the meds cause itching. Gatorade, water, and oj are great staples to have on hand to keep u hydrated. Feminine wipes to help you keep fresh is a must as no shower, your compression garment, and all the peeing is enough to drive u crazy.
Thanks for the update!
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day 3 post op

I'm feeling tired today, back is aching from walking slouched over. The pain is still bearable abs just tight. Taking your meds on time is important.I had no meds in my system this morning to have my temperature checked and definitely felt the difference. make sure everything looks good and definitely could tell the difference. I'm glad I only have the one drain, the left side is a little more irritated than the right. The fluid is draining steady at about 25 to 27 cc. I can feel the swelling. No bleeding from my incisions but I keep them covered with the panty liner just in case. My garment rubbing on my skin is a little irritating so I put on my big girl panties to act as a barrier. Benadryl has been my friend. The pain meds make me itch. I'm of to take another nap. Happy recovery everyone
You're a champ! One day at a time. You're looking pretty good!
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Omg u look so good! !!! Your Dr did a great job!
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day 4 review

Sorry I'm late but the first day out was busy. Went to the Dr today and everything looks great. My drain will come out on Friday and i was given the OK to take a shower .I'm going to wait until to my drain is out. Still no bruises and swelling I'm still eating my fresh pineapple. ..taking a stool softener and making sure to go within 2 days of surgery is going to make your life easier. I'll post again later
Happy Healing... your incision looks great you can barely see it on day 3! Good job Dr Schimpf
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No more meds or drain

everything is still going great no complains so glad that my dream came out on Friday. Spent the day relaxing Since I overdid it on yesterday. I'm so glad that I was anxious and nervous for nothing my recovery has not been anything like I expected. for me to be a person that has a low pain tolerance it's actually been really really good so glad I decided not to spend the extra money and get the pain pump. I'm almostable to stand straight up still a lot of tightness in my abdomen but not in pain which is a great thing sneezing coughing still hurts really bad overall it's been well still wear my compression garment is just more comfortable than not being in it swelling is still low but there is still some swelling but still really flat looking good I'm very excited to see the end result. I haven't seen my belly button yet its still covered I'm a go back to the doctor on the 22nd I think. hopefully I'll be pleased with what my bb looks like.no issues as far as draining since my drain has come out that's not been a problem at all.
U doing and looking good for 8 days post op. Happy healing!
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I just love smooth recoveries!!! Happy healing!
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Don't over do it

today I think I overdid it I was feeling really good everyday I'm able to stand a little bit taller still sucked over but a little straighter I'm I decided I was going to do a little work in the house bad idea bad bad idea I'm paying for it now thank God I have my muscle relaxer. Tomorrow I'll be taking it easy and have just conceded that the house cleaning and cooking things of that nature will just have to be on hold until I'm further along in the healing process. ..The less tension on the incision ie standing, reaching, stretching the thinner the end scar. .say no more I'll b still until my appt. At the end of the month. I'm still loving the shower but my how exhausting everything is. ..I did find a great deal at Walmart on another alternative to my compression garment..I'm more comfortable in the garment so I went to Walmart and found an extra from um, that comes up under the breast but it's more cut like a pansy but it still gives you the firm control through the waist and the stomach area without the clasp in the crotch ( so sick of the fastener and it doesn't have a zipper) I bought a large..to much work to get into the medium.
Glad you're listening to your body. Let it rest as much as it can. You'll be house cleaning again when you're healed :) Happy healing!
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where and how can I get in contact with your doctor love ur work an im currently in south carolina
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Dr.Dennis schimpf md is at sweet grass plastic surgery 102 west 8th north street, summerville school (843)471-1135
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2 weeks 3 days post op

I'm so loving my new body. Even with the swelling I'm still loving it. At this point in my recovery I still get tired easily but can still get around. I'm driving myself around, and can cook for my family. Still haven't seen my bb, but I will surely have some ab definition when it's all over:-). I'm taking it easy though. Still not comfortable sleeping without the elevation in my bed or not wearing my compression garment. Lots of itching around my incision and my pubic area is still swollen. It's healing fine but it's swollen and very sensitive. I can't shave and uuggh o_O, I'm so looking forward to this spot closing. I'm still not standing up straight but am not completely slouched over so my back is not as bad but my muscle repair is definitely tight. No pain just tight. 1 more week until my tape comes off my incision and hopefully my scar is thin and flat. happy healing
You're doing great! Your ps did a really nice job on you. The swelling will only go down, so you can imagine how fab you'll look when completely healed! Exciting stuff :)
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Thank you. I'm so excited and am just paying for a really good flat scar
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more pictures

You look to be healing quite nicely :)
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tank dress

Tried this on, and even with the swelling im loving it...look out 40..
Awesome results, 6 more days until I join you on the flat side!
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It's so worth it. Congrats on your decision
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What a transformation, eh!!! You're a new woman - looking forward to my turn :)
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Dr. Schimpf

I was originally going with Kevin Delaney com Musc plastic surgery dept. That did no work out. They do not honor the car credit card do I had to go with a new plastic surgeon. I met with Dr Schimpf of sweet grass plastic surgery and loved him. Dr. Schimpf and his staff were fantastic and gave me all the attention and information you could want or need. He made me very comfortable all the way through from consultation to post operative csre6

4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
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5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
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