Lost more than a dress size-New York

I am 5'9" and 160 pounds. I had my lower...

I am 5'9" and 160 pounds. I had my lower abdomen done last week, 5/9/12 and my love handles today. 5/17/12. I purchased on groupon-thus the lower than normal cost in NYC.

They used the large tool on my lower abs and the small tool on each side for my love handles. Each area takes one hour. When the procedure first begins, and the machine is sucking you into it, it is pretty intense. It feels as though someone knocked the wind out of you. I am not sure if painful is the right word, but it is definately uncomfortable. However, this only lasts a few minutes. When it is over, you have a lump in the shape of the device, which they massage down. It might take a minute or 2 to feel normal again, but I was fine to go to work right after.

I had minimal brusing on my lower abs, but am still swollen a week later. The pain I have felt in the past week has not exceeded a 4 on a scale of 1 to 10, and while I feel it, I have not had to take anything for it. Today it started itching, which they said would happen and the area is still sensitive to touch. I find it feels better when I wear spanx.

I have a lot of bruising on my love handles. It looks as though I have 2 hickies. However, I seem to be less swollen than I was with the lower abs and there is no pain, even when I touch it. I'm not sure if this is normal, or if it will change, or if my wearing spanx today is helping by compressing it.

The pain increased in my love handles, to the...

The pain increased in my love handles, to the point where I had to take an advil to sleep. Not unbearable, but I am definately feeling it 2 days later. The bruising has gone down a little and the good news is that there was no swelling at all.

2 weeks out for my abs. There is no more pain or...

2 weeks out for my abs. There is no more pain or swelling. I am pretty much where I started from.

1 week out for my love handles. Still some bruising left, but there was never swelling. They are still a little sore to the touch and are still itchy sometimes, but not too bad.

Hoping the painful part is over and the results part can begin!

About 5 weeks after my lower abdomen and 4 weeks...

About 5 weeks after my lower abdomen and 4 weeks after my love handles and without doing anything extra with diet and exercize, I am an entire size down. Very happy so far with the results!

2 months out, and I am thrilled with my results....

2 months out, and I am thrilled with my results.

I have lost more than a dress size, and am in far better proportion than before.

My abdomen got smaller gradually over time-starting at about 4 weeks. My love handles had no change until week 6-when they went away seemingly overnight.

I got the procedures on groupon-so it was far cheaper than what most people paid.
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