Duran - Dominican Republic, DO

So I'm really considering going for my surgery...

So I'm really considering going for my surgery most likely in October (I know very short notice) I'm 5'2 and currently weigh 127 lbs, I was told I need to gain weight but don't know how really. I really am considering Dr. Duran due to all the great reviews from all you wonderful ladies. It's crazy how I would always just lurk and do my research without ever considering logging in and having you guys accompany on my journey but after reading so many reviews and how much support you women give, I feel sort of inspired to help someone else as you all have helped each other....this really is a Sister Surgery community. So with that being said pls give me all your inputs on the recovery house, the recovery process and if anyone wants to buddy up, my loving husband thinks I'm crazy for buddying up with a stranger but I kept explaining how much you all help and support each other and it's def a beautiful thing....can't wait to hear from ya TA TA DOLLS!!!

Before pics

Got in touch with Duran

Woohoo so I'm pretty excited I got in touch with Duran through email and then called and spoke to Elizabeth, my date is pretty much set for October 14 only thing now is getting my sitters together (hopefully everything works out smoothly) I'm excited, nervous, happy, anxious uhhhhh I'm just all over the place and now to start getting all these things needed uggghhhhh I have to search around for lists and recovery houses...I forgot the site ppl said to check adnb or something

October 15th

Well since it was a process to do a wire transfer my date was pushed to the 15th instead of the 14th, not much of a difference and thank goodness I didn't book my flight just yet. I haven't even bought the necessities needed yet and I'm still searching for someone to buddy up and a personal nurse for the one night stay at Cipla, I heard its best to bring your own being that at times the nurses are so busy....so please if anyone is searching for a buddy and if you have any info on personal nurses let me know, I hope to hear from you gals soon :-)

after surgery update

Well let me start by saying that it wasn't that bad the first day of surgery then I was awakened to be cleaned and my faja to be put on WHAT A FUCKING NIGHTMARE I can tolerate pain but boy oh boy that shit hurt, I fainted and threw up ugh...the day after which was 2 days post op I felt much better although I didn't want to eat or get up and now I'm feeling great, I'm walking without a problem and eating better....as far as my results well im just waiting til I I don't need any more maxi pads and waiting for the drain to be taken off (which the nurse said it may be really soon because its running clear) woohoo my 2 fears was going to the states with this drain and having dents in my stomach which I'm having my hubby send the lipo foam overnight....happy healing sisters

oops I meant 1 day post op not 2

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Happy healing!
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See u in DR!
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Omw to the airport now :-) have a safe safe flight
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Im on flight to santo domingo wooooweeee
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Good luck!!
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you still having surgery on the 15th???
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Yes Vambie :) flight booked and packing is being procrastinated lol still have a few things that I havr to shop for
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Great! Ill see u there i have surgery on the 15th also my flight comes in on 14th
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Yes mines too I'll be at Cipla for my blood work around 3 on the 14th, I was just reading your blog and omg I was sick exactly like you and the doc gave me antibiotics just in case I got worse but thank goodness I got better...I'm super excited and still haven't chose a recovery house
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Where r u staying? Ill be at real recovery armonia.
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there is a recovery house that is nice if armonia is booked up its healing haven. They are on facebook all the time and have really great pictures. the girl posting about them is super nice and very informative. I land at 1:30 and I guess the recovery house will take me straight to cipla so I will see you there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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i honestly think mine was allergies but the stress of all this could be the culprit. a lot of girls are getting sick before SX so its probably stress weakened immune systems!!!
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Yeah I'm still searching and thinking about staying at a hotel for the 1st night but we'll see....I think the sickness is the change of weather out here in ny ugh but I'm doing great now thank god
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Good luck!!
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Thank you hun
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Weight Gaining Tips : High Calorie Protein Shakes, Cake, Ice Cream, Burgers, Beer lol these are the main things that helped me gain 8 lb in a month. Eating late at night helped alot too, Skippin the gym.
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thank you @Mariel2013
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Yum you just made me want to go buy a case of coronas lol thanx Mariel2013 btw you look fab
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You and i are about the same height and weight, ppl tell me that i dont need plastic surgery and that im crazy, blah blah, but i feel my body is not how i want it, i dont expect to look like Jlo, but a smaller waist and rounder BUTT is what im looking for. What are u looking to have done? and how are u planning on gaining weight? i personally find it hard to gain weight, i work out but not nearly enough as i should
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I have the same problem with gaining weight but lately there's no limits to my eating along with protein shakes and Cortes office also said prenatal vitamins plus being a lil more lazy than usual. I have a gut and love handles with no bootay whatsoever ao I'm going for the lipo with the fat injected in my hips and ass yum yum lol I have skinny legs so I don't think I will be getting my thighs lipo'd
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Lol you funny but I sooo feel you. I have a butt but I feel its long.. Lol I want roundness... N my waist use to be small but umm no more it's wider then I want it to be.. My issue is I paid a lot of money for my gym membership (June) and I don't wanna loose my money (again).. So I guess I will do more weights n no cardio in the mean time.... Let's see how this goes. When are u planning on having yours done?
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I want to go asap but idk how to get in touch with these doctors plus I want to buddy up....I'm really considering Duran but maybe even yily before she leaves for maternity leave, I didn't even know she was pregnant which explains why a lot of girls were complaining about her attitude, I would have an attitude if I was pregnant in hot weather fixing girls bodies while I'm sitting around with a big ol belly sheesh
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Lol pregnancy n attitude go hand in hand. Keep me posted maybe we can take this adventure together
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Yes babe I def will
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Ok thanks;)I have no problem gaining.After losing 40 some lbs,I just hate to gain.I look at food & it ends up showing on me lol.I know it'll be worth it though;)And hey,you keep spelling Cortes' name wrong like me.My mind always goes back to using the Z.
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