Cant belive i have set the date for my mommy make over.This is the start off a journey that i have wanted for 29 years and this web site has helped me so much with all your journeys from start to finish,10 weeks and counting, 12th August counting DOWN. I will post some photos ASAP.
Cant belive i have set the date for my mommy make...
I now have my pre opp date for 5th August and it...
I had a fab holiday in majorca,last month and when i saw all the itzy bitzy bikinis that i will soon be wearing it makes me so excited so WHY do i get feelings that i shouldnt be doing this. HELP i feel so guilty!!!!!
Well the before pictures ar on and how yuk are...
My pre op date is three weeks time and it is now four week until my BIG day, i am trying to losse as much weight as pos before hand also keeping my self healthy and increasing my training so i am running ect almost every day.Feeling excited and worried but this website and all your journeys tells me that i know the end result will fantastic. :)COUNTING DOWN
Profile picture on so you can see who i am instead...
It is now 2 weeks to my big day and one week until...
Friday is my pre opp day and i was supposed to be...
Pre opp went well,in and out in 30 mins, bloods...
I dont think i could have done this without this website and all you amazing ladies,seeing your mommy makeovers and how you all coped with recovery has been so insperational a massive THANK YOU to you all.I am going to enjoy my weekend with my Hubby and friends, going to a party tonight so i am going to have a fab time as i know it will be while until i can have a drink and let my self go.lol X
So today has been totaly crazy,i have cleaned my...
Ths is my last day at work for a while which is a...
So this is it,i cannot belive it is my turn, my tummy is in knots and i feel sick with nervous BUT i know i will be ok. I wasnt sure what to take into Hospital with me so i have a nightshirt,PJs and shorts and a vest top i will only be in max 3 nights, i have left all my lotions and potions at home ready for my recovery,my bedside table is like a drug store. Looking forward to my recovery. OMG Hope every one is ok. xx
I am home and 2 days post op, the best care in...
DAY 4 POST OP Dont feel that good today,not much...
I have posted some pics i had to include the lovely flowers off my Hubby and my friends which was a nice surprise.Drinking pleanty off water and keeping on top off my medication but most off all i am resting. xx
Not good today,i had to go back to the hospital to...
1 WEEK POST OPP Feeling alot better today even...
Feeling alot better today even though the fluid is still there. Great support from you all,nice to know i am not alone and this is very common after a TT,ps said just to leave it until i get my dressings off on wed,only thing he told me to be consious off was feeling unwell as this could indicate a infection so i will be watching out for that.
But have to say resting but also improving my mobility quite a lot. ;)
10 DAYS POST OPP Today i feel like a beached...
Today i feel like a beached whale,all swollen with this fluid on my upper abs i look like i have a big tyre when i sit down.
I have been for a 1 mile walk this morrning and i will go for another one this afternoon (teatime).
I am off to the city centre to get fitted for a sports bra which should be interesting.
I have 2 more days until i see my PS and it cant come quick enough as i am sick off these dressings and also to get this fluid drained.
I like many others is rattleing with different pills and potions but i hope they are helping,the only pain killers i am on is paracetamol and they are few and far between.
Hope everyone is ok pre and post surgery. ;)
11 DAYS POST OPP Very happy with my bra fitting...
Very happy with my bra fitting as i am a nice 34DD whch is the same as before my uplift.
Had a lovely shopping day with my hubby, treat my self to some natural shower and body creams from a uk shop called Lush, hmm they smell good enought to eat, and my shock absorber bras one in white and one in black not very sexy but wow do they support.
I am feeling better every day,i will be going out for my walk hopefully 2 mile today.
Going to see my PS tomorrow night at 19.30all being well all dressings off and fluid drained,lots off questions to be asked. ????
Hi All, got my bandages off last night and 250mls...
My boobs are nice and pert even though a little swollen i am very happy with them,unfortunatley after i showered this morning i noticed under my right breast looked red and there was some discharge there so i am back to see my PS at 18.30 for another check to be on the safe side.
My tummy is VERY FLAT even though it is also swollen and and above my tummy button it is still poddgy, i also feel that under my bra line is not looking good but this to was also full off fluid so my ps said it will be firm when every thing settles down.
I am feeling happy with the new me so far,i know i have a very long road ahead and i am going to have to be very patient to get to my final goal.
I have been and had my hair done today,so another little treat to keep my spirits up and trying to keep posative about my recovery.
I will post some new photos tomorrow morning when i am not so swollen,and mabey try on a new bikini, oh la la now thats a nice thought much better than sports bra and magic nickers. ;) xx
I have added some photos with out my bandages,they...
My tummy is very swollen and i still have a small seroma above my tummy button BUT i am very happy with my results so far and i know things can only get better.
These bikini's are new for my hols in October, i would never off dreamt to be able to wear such tiny ones and no wires to hold things up.
I am very happy with my results so far.;)
Tomorrow (friday) is my 3week post op, i have been...
Got the tissues out as boy do i need them at the mo, Sorry no new photos as i just look like a big fat pudding,all swollen and podgy.
Sorry if i am all doom and gloom but i have had a SHIT week, i am going to see my GP in the morning for a sick leave as there is no way i can go back to work in this state, i hope next week when i update i am feeling more like my happy self.
Happy healing Ladies. ;( Hope you are all having a good week ;) xxxx
I think i have turned a corner and i am kicking...
I have had a very nice weekend and the reasurance my friends gave me has been a great help.
The swell hell is def here and i will have to be patient for things to settle down as there is nothing i can do about it?????
I am at last getting myself out every other day and walking for 1 hour at various paces,trying to get my life back to normal and into a routine.
It is 6 weeks until my vacation to thailand and it has given me something to focus on,just hope by then the swelling will be a little less as i will be going into 11 weeks post op, just have to wait and see. x
I had my 4 week post op appointment with my PS...
I do not go back to see him for 8 weeks(after my vacation)and he will discuss my results then as i am still swollen and things will have settled down by then.
So when i am standing i look fab, when i sit down i have a roll??????????? Anyone else had this problem,ADVICE PLEASE. :(
I have added my 4 week photos, i am still swollen...
I love my boobs,they look so young natural, the set i am wearing is from pre op days so my breasts are the same size 34 DD but now they are nice and firm.
Hi Ladies,i have reached my eighth week post op...
I am back at the gym doing all kinds off cardio including Zumba and spinning classes, the only thing i can not do yet is running as i still have a few small open wounds under my boobs but they should be all healed by next week.
I love my new boobs i am sooo pleased with them i wish i had them uplifted years ago as they look fantastic with and with out clothes.I am only using vaseline on my breast incisions because off the wounds as this is unperfumed.
My tummy is nice and flat AM and nice and swollen PM,i still have my jiggily bits above my tummy button but there is still fluid in there from my seroma so alot off patience is needed.
I still have a bulge on my left side which is pulling on my incision and my tummy button, again it is worse PM so i think this is swelling we shall see.
I am using Dermatix on my tummy scar,i love this silicone gel but it is NOT cheap in the UK so i have been buying mine on ebay.
I am not doing any ab work outs yet as my ps said not to because off the M/R.
It is 1 week until my vacation to Thailand, i am trying to loose a few pound but the scales are not moving, i am the same weight now as i was pre op.;(
I am 98% pleased with my T/T at present but i am hoping my next blog at 12 weeks i can say i am 100% happy.
If any one is considering a mommy makeover i say DO IT NOW, i have turned back the clock to my pre babys years and i WISH i had done it sooner.
Hope everyone is healing ok and for all you ladies waiting for your turn Good luck,you will not regret it. x ;)
12 weeks post op Where has the time gone?? I cant...
Where has the time gone?? I cant belive it is 12 weeks since i had my life changeing opperations and my only regret is that i did not have this done years ago.
I have just returned from my vacation to thailand and what a tonic it was, WOW the confidence when wearing a two piece was awsome i felt a million dollars ;-)
My wound openings are now all nice and healed up BUT i still have my seroma in my tummy but i am seeing my surgeon tomorrow (wed)so i will see what he has to say.
I have put a pic on and i have to say for a 50 year old i LOVE the new me.
Hope everyone is ok, if u are waiting for your mom make over good luck you will NOT regret it just make sure you do your home work about your surgeon and the ins and outs off this opp.
If like me you are post op i hope you are as happy with your results and felling fab as i am. x
Mr Peter Hodgkinson,one off the top cosmetic surgeons in the north east of England, not only private but on our NHS. I would highly recomend him and his team,absoloutly fantastic.