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4 Weeks to Surgery - New York

Good Morning everyone I'm new to the site....

Good Morning everyone I'm new to the site. I'm scheduled to have my surgery on Wednesday April 18, 2012. I'm excited and nervous. I'm 31 with a 7th old son. I'm getting a tummy tuck as a starter for a new body. Like most of u I like my curves but hate my kangaroo pouch. Pics coming soon and GOOD LUCK and CONGRATS to everyone.

Good luck to you & you will be so happy you did this for yourself! Keep us posted on your recovery!
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Congrats!! Im so glad i found this site and we can support one another! Good Luck!
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welcome and good luck with your surgery!
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Hey everyone woke up feeling good. Looking forward...

Hey everyone woke up feeling good. Looking forward to the 18th of April. Still a little nervous, but it's now or never. I'm just hope my holes r closed by the time I go to Myrtle Beach for Black Bike Week so I can at least get in the pool. Well have a good Palm Sunday and a blessed week. Still tryna upload pics they are coming people LoL
The anticipation is the worst. Its not too bad. I am almost a week out. Good luck. Looking forward to hearing about your journey
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Time will by quick it has for me and i have been counting down the days! I have four but I will be leaving for the hotel two hours away in three days! Good luck:)
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Hey myntwinnsister,! Everything will be great. Immsomexcited. Can't think of anything else these days. Stay in touch and good luck!
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Good Morning ladies 10 days till my surgery...

Good Morning ladies 10 days till my surgery TT,lipo of the flanks n back. Blood work complete, prescriptions filled. Now I gotta start cleaning up and preparing mentally. Thank goodness forth creatorsbof this site u guys have helped me tremendously in dealing with my fears. I'm so excited.

Good Morning everyone 2more days and ill be on the...

Good Morning everyone 2more days and ill be on the flatside. Im anxious,nervous and excited i started getting the nervous shits already LOL. SHOUTOUT to all my TUMMYTUCK twins scheduled for the 18th.
Poor thing...the nervous shits are never fun lol. Some of the girls are told to take a laxative a few days before the surgery. Good luck and I hope your results are amazing, can't wait to see!!!
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Good luck on ur surgery hun!!!
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Good luck bellanovember! You looked very prepared! Happy healing.
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Ok ladies 48hrs to surgery. I started taking my...

Ok ladies 48hrs to surgery. I started taking my Bromelain went out today and brought some Low Sodium Minestrone Soups, water, ginger ale, and veggies. I figured that should hold me over the first few days and then I should know what
Y appetite will like. I'll probably order a book to my nook tonite Also. Tomorrow I'm getting my hair done, gonna make my bed couch up and do some heavy praying. I'm about to eat some cornbread n jerk chicken lol. Tyyll
Glad you are done! It really does get better! Keep us posted! Hope you start to feel better very quickly!
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I hope u r doing OK. The first day is the worst. It is about a 5 pain level. Everyday gets easier. Praying for you speedy recovery
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Hey Terri I'm feeling my pain in the MR the most. Other than that I'm doing ok I prefer to sit up that's when I most comfortable. Been draining ok and keeping notes.
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Good Morning Ladies Post Op 3 days and I'm feeling...

Good Morning Ladies Post Op 3 days and I'm feeling ok. I'm itchy because of the binder. Wondering can I take it off ton rub the itchy spots. Pain is level 3 but I'm still walking hunched over. Haven't really had an appetite but I've been eating greek yogurt and drinking lots of water. Been really tired and that's pretty much it.

Hey everyone, I'm up craving some Starburst Lol....

Hey everyone, I'm up craving some Starburst Lol. Overall I'm doing well extremely itchy and sleepy. I guess I'm draining ok and I've been drinking tons of fluid. I had a half bowl of chicken Caesar salad it was so delicious. I'm up watching The Kings of Comedy gonna try to get a pic in the am.
happy healing!
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u go girl! waiting for the pics, and i will continue to check on u!
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We made it girl! I was thinking about you. I'm feeling pretty much the same. Wish I could rip this binder off and get rid of all these drains!
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5 days PO, ok I'm up and moving around. Was sick...

5 days PO, ok I'm up and moving around. Was sick last nite with the runs went thru 2 pair of undies hot and cold flashes. Still swollen in my med section and hoping my PS takes the drains out today. I stop taking my pain meds because they where making me to drowsy n giving me headaches. My mom finally made it here this AM do I'm really happy. For those of u that had speedy recoveries congrats to the rest of us it's gonna get better. Have a good day everybody, I'll keep you all posted.

Hey ladies day 6 post op moving around really good...

Hey ladies day 6 post op moving around really good. My mom is here what a blessing. Saw the doctor today have to keep my drains until Wednesday. Before and after pics coming soon. Healing ok have a small bruise by my belly button but the doc said don't b alarm. Swell hell def in effect but overall I'm happy. Still gassy but it's coming out lol. Gonna try to eat some real food. U guys have a good week. God Bless to the Tucker's coming up and speedy recoveries

Good afternoon ladies 7 days post op DRAINS out...

Good afternoon ladies 7 days post op DRAINS out and I'm showered. Whoooooooooo. Still swollen so I'm a bit down, I guess I wanted quicker results so I'm trying tontell myself to b patient with my results. Overall I feel and look good. Just can't wait for the swelling to disappear.
Congrats on the new you! Post some more pics. I am getting a TT on 6/11/12
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looking good. happy healing.
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You look tiny! I hope the swelling has gone down some and that your feeling good!
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Dr. Gary S Berger MD FACS

Dr. Berger and his staff so far have been very wonderful, I feel very comfortable and confident I made or am making the right decision.

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