Finally Finally uploaded pics!! 4 weeks post op from BA and lift w lipo full back and 3 weeks post op from TT

Hi everyone, I am scheduled for breast lift and...

Hi everyone,
I am scheduled for breast lift and implants, and lipo of full back on Aug 17, 2012. A week later, Aug 24th, I am then scheduled for a tummy tuck. My pre-op appt is next Sat with Dr. Yager and I must admit I'm starting to get very anxious about the procedures. I've been reading everyone's experience and it has been very helpful in terms of what to expect after the surgeries. I am 31 years old and have a 10 year old son. I have always struggled with my weight. I'm hoping these surgeries will help me begin a new chapter in my life where I can put my self imaging issues to rest. I started to workout at the gym two years ago and lost 25lbs. I have loose skin in my abdominal area and no matter how much weight I lose I continue to have saggy skin in that area. I decided to include the breast lift with implants. I've been having second thoughts but everyone keeps saying it's only because I'm getting closer to the date and becoming anxious. I would like to know more about what to expect and the length of recovery. I've gotten mixed reviews about Dr. Yager but fortunately I've heard more good than bad. Please feel free to to give me your opinions about this doctor and his work. I'm very nervous!!

So today was my pre-op appt. It went well. The...

So today was my pre-op appt. It went well. The nurse took some pics and we went over the do's and don't s. The doctor went over whthe areas he will be working on anf I stressed the areas that I wanted to see the most work on. Reading all those.consent forms was a bit overwhelming and scary BUT!! A girl has gotta do what a girl has to do!! Lol I need to be humorous about this or I will freak out!! To my luck I'm going on vacation next week and guess what?? I can't drink alcohol. Lol Guess it will be funny watching everyone else get wasted! Lol But this is my life and I will not jeopardize it for some booze. I have decided to stay with two surgery dates. I discussed it with my doctor amd the nurse and it's just safe. I was told I can't shower until the drains are taken out which is for 7 days!! Real sexy!! Lol Oh boy... I don't know what I'm getting myself into. I'm so nervous!!

4 more days to go!! I'm getting very nervous!!...

4 more days to go!! I'm getting very nervous!! Breast lift with implants and full lipo of the back this friday and I'm super nervous!! I keep wondering what am I getting myself into?... As of right now, I am very grateful for my friends and family who will be supporting me through this process. My boyfriend seems to be very supportive about the whole thing and will be the one helping me the most. I'm so grateful for him. A week later after this procedure I'm suppose to go for my second surgery which will be my tummy tuck. This is the surgery that I'm most excited yet very very nervous about. I'm worried about the things that can go wrong. I worry about what will happen to my only son who is 10 years old, if something happens to me. I understand my feelings may be normal but I just can't wait to get over this whole thing. Lately I have had trouble sleeping because all I do is think about the procedures I'm going under. I hope all goes well and the end results are what I would like them to be. After the surgeries I should be posting before and after pics. I am also thinking about video taping my journey. If so, I will let you guys know. This site has helped me so much and I appreciate everyone sharing their experiences. :))

Finally uploaded pics!! 4 weeks post op from BA...

Finally uploaded pics!! 4 weeks post op from BA and lift w lipo full back and 3 was post op from TT

Round 2 with Dr. Yager Full abdomen and full back lipo, and BBL!!!! So nervous!!

Hi ladies!! It's so nice to connect with a lot of you again as I am to embark in my 2nd journey. Hoping for a flatter stomach and smaller waist with a nice plumped booty. Let's see if he can make this happen. Scheduled for May 22!! I can't wait. I don't even know what to get. Please help!!!! :)
New York Plastic Surgeon

Referred by a friend. Great doctor and staff I can't stress it enough!!

4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
3 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
4 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
3 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
3 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
4 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
4 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
4 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Wow!!! I am in
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your results are amazing... enjoy your realself!
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Hey, you look very nice. I have a question, what size did you go down to now?
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Hi Mc9511, thank you so much! I was a size 12 and now I'm a 6 in pants and a S to a M in dresses depending on the material. I'm actually going back for more lipo on my back on some minor touch ups that needs to be done so hopefully I can go down a little more. When are you planning yours?
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Mine is next Thursday but I'm freaking out about the recovery. You doing more Lipo is going to make you look even more amazing.
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Hey NewMe, First how are you doing? How's everything healing? I went to my preop and got my meds. He gave me percoset because the vicodin got me sick. I have a question did you shave your mons area before your tt? He didn't tell me what he wanted me to do.
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Hi Jusi418, I'm well thanks. Healing is going great so far. Everyday gets better. I too got sick with vicodin. The percoset worked great!! Just make sure you eat something before taking it. Yes girly I shaved it all off!! Lol After I was told I wouldn't be able to take a shower for 7 days after the surgery I figured let me get rid of it. He didn't tell me to do it either but trust me when they tape that drain in your pubic area you will appreciate not having much hair there when they take that tape out. Lol Make sure you buy gauze, tape, roll gauze for your belly button, and menstrual pads to cover your incision. I'm excited for you!! How are you feeling? Will you be posting pics?
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Thank you so much! I was planning on shaving it all off too lol. I'm exited but dam so nervous. I'm definitely posting pics I have some up on my first review for the first surgery I had with him which was lipo and bbl. The nurse told me about the pads. I have to buy the gauze, tape roll gauze thanks for the reminder! Did you use a recliner to sleep or just pillows in your own bed?
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Hey Jusi418 how are you? Your big day is coming soon!! I used pillows (4 to be exact). I also used 2 pillows to help elevate my legs. Are you excited?
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Hi NewMeNYC, I'm having a tt with Yager on the 11th. Girl you look awesome and you're still swollen imagine when it's all set and settled. Did they take the pictures with your camera or theirs?
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Jusi418 thank you!! I have to tell you Dr. Yager is great!! You will love your results. Those pics were actually taken by him. The day after your TT you will have to go in for a follow up appt. During that appt the nurse will show you the photos. I just took a pic of the pics from my camara phone. Please feel free to ask any questions. Please keep me posted. Good luck!! :))
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Thank you, my preop is this saturday! I will keep you posted.
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NewMe! Your results are great! You look wonderful!
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Thank you cherry!!
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You look great! I'm in Queens. Hello. I would had loved to see my fat that was cut.
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Hi PrettyAKA thank you hun!! Yes girl I had to see what exactly was done to me and let me tell you those pics cleared my mind.
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You look amazing
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Thanks blonde. Considering all I've been through it's nice to see the transformation. :))
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Your pics look great !! Continued Happy Healing & Speedy Recovery
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Thank you lucky lynda!! You look great too!! I'm still not able to stand up straight yet so I feel your frustration. I'm hoping this whole process goes by quickly.
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I hope my instruction help you to post pics. Im excited to see them. How many days PO are you now for TT? You went through so much. I hope you are healing well.
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Thank you Ms. PM I was able to upload the pics finally!! :))
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Hey newmenyc i read your other post. Go to your profile, look for your review and click update. When you scroll down you will see add photo or video. However on my ipad it will not give me option to add photo so i have to use my computer for pics.
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Hi girls!! I finally got it over and done with!! Oh my what an experience!! My first surgery was the breast lift with implants and full lipo of the back. When I got home I was in some pain but very sleepy. I slept for about 2 hours. When I got up I felt something wasn't right. That's when I noticed my bed was full of blood!! I was about to catch a panic attack!! My best friend and boyfriend immediately called the nurse and she explained it was fluid from the lipo which was normal but if it continued till the next day I would have to be seen. My friend was able to stop the blood with three menstrual pads taped to that one incision. The next day thank God I did not bleed anymore. The following days after were a bit tough for me. I wasn't able to feed my self or wipe myself in the bathroom. Got a little depressed at times and even considered nof going through the second surgery week later (tummy tuck). After 3 days I started to feel a little better and by the follwing Friday I waz right back in the OR for my tummy tuck!! That surgery went ok. It was by far the most uncomfortable and painful one. However, was the drain was removed I felt a lot better!! Having to walk bent over for a week anx wifhout being able to take a shower for 7 days was definitely hard for me. My back is still killing me. But overall, after looking at my before and after pics I have to say it was all worth it!! I'm still swollen so I can't wait till a couple of months to see the final results. This website has been the most helpful for me throughout this experience. The stories that you all have shared has helped me get through all this. Thank you all so much!! I am posting before and after pics so please let me know what you think. Thanks again girls!! :))
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Hope everything went well!!! Thinking of you post when you can;-)
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