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Freaking out a Bit Now - Northern Territory

Hi my name is fiona im 31 years old and a proud...

hi my name is fiona im 31 years old and a proud mum of four , ive wanted this so bad since after my first pregnancy as thats the one that did most of the damage see with boys i get a condition called pollyhydromnios (way way to much water) so i went from a size 6 to a size 22 by 6 months pregnant tore all the muscle and all that yuk excess skin but i wasnt allowed to do anything till i was done having kids lucky i didnt to coz with my third i got it again this time pulling the placenter off the back wall and causing me to hemerage and go into preterm labour , so at the end of four pregnancy my beautifull amazing tummy looked like my back end to put it nicely :) with four kids and one parent working we couldnt afford a tummy tuck till i found out that medicare will cover 75% of the surgery and private health will cover the other 25% if the damage is caused through pregnancy then you pay what the docter chooses to charge over that so my surgery was going to cost me $3000 and i was extatic about that till this week when i found out that my husband work has made changes to their private health and now any surgery over $1000 will be fully covered by them i must have looked like i won lotto lol . So i guess now im freaking out surgery,four kids, husband ,recovery,pain , scars but excited too

So Wednesday 16th I hand in my papers for the...

So Wednesday 16th I hand in my papers for the hospital and go and apply for a loan for my surgery even though Im getting nearly all of the money back I still have to pay the full amount then put the paper work in to get it back so it should be fun it's my husbands week off starting on Tuesday so Wednesday morning we will load the people mover or as my brother calls it the shagen wagon with our four kids and I'm thinking the dog as well and drive 3 hours to town sounds like fun right hmmmm NOT, but I'm excited and scared to on the other hand I made a deal with my husband if he can go to a concert I'm going with my girl friends to another state for a new wardrobe he must really want to go to this concert coz I'm going shopping after my surgery lol . 23 days to go

Ok so I think I've been hiding a bit lol the truth...

Ok so I think I've been hiding a bit lol the truth is getting the house ready and the kids and my husbands time off as well as organize to stay at my mums coz we live 300 kms from the hospital oh and the dogs , it's been just a bit full on , but I did it I got my surgery done on the 6 th of feb didn't want to leave my hospital room lmao they were so good to me Breakfast lunch and dinner as well as snack and tea and coffee and all the drugs why would I want to leave but stupid blood pressure went back to normal after 4 days so I had to go back to mums till the Monday for my first check up then drive 300kms back home I tell you what I don't suggest any body does it I swelled sooo bad that it completely swelled the south if you get what I mean so I took my bra off half way and my husband is looking at me funny And asks me why did you do that ?coz if anything should swell it should be my boobs don't you think lol. So apart from the swelling and the shit drugs that I can't win with
pain killers = Nausea and drowsiness
Nausea tablets= Drowsiness
Antibiotics= Nausea
All went awesome no Bruising and the scar is as big as I figgered it would be the only thing I would worn any one about is get stool softeners coz these meds clog u up and then your shitting knifes awesome fun that is :)

I can stand straight now no more back pains , did...

I can stand straight now no more back pains , did end up having a seroma that got drained and I had a little lump under my ribs after I sneezed ended up finding out that I snapped a stitch OMG sore as hell but my ps assures me it will be ok and will settle which it seems that it is ,my belly button is soooo cute love it , Iam still swollen and have good days and bad but it's only been 18 days post op so I know I have to give it time as for the scar I love my PS and highly recommend him it's his crazy good

It's a long proses of ups and downs one day it...

It's a long proses of ups and downs one day it looks awesome the next not so awesome then I look back at photos to what it was and it helps to see there is a huge change and helps me get through the OMG does that look write why does that look like that will this swelling go away already .so if any one is getting a TT done take lots of different before photos so you can cheer your self on till its Ova :)
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Do you live in the states?
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I'm confused at how you had Medicare and private insurance at your age
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Any damaged whether its excess skin or muscle repair or your boob shrunk or uneven from breastfeeding Medicare will cover 75% of the scheduled fee and private health will cover 25% it doesn't matter what age I got back $1200 it's not a huge amount back but it helps heaps :)
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Why the confusion Hun Medicare you get as a baby and private health can start at any age to the younger you get it the less you pay I might not have gotten private health coz of the cost but my husbands work pays for I think 30% and the government pays another 30% then we pay the remainder I have private health for all my kids youngest is 18 months
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good luck some times things just work out for the best luck luck luck luck luck luck luck luck luck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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I like that, nice toss up
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Everything will workout just fine!!!!!!
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Good luck to you we are 1 day apart I'll be cheering you on.
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Thanks breona_09 and I will be cheering you on to Hun from my hospital bed lol
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Awesome chíck!!!!!!
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We're are you getting yours done breona-09
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On feb.7 at thousand oaks in joplin missouri so excited;-);-);-) cant wait!!!!!!! How are you doing?
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Crazy scared :) but keeping busy with 4 kids and just starting a diet that spose to be used before surgery to loose some extra kgs , I've also seen some you tube videos on tummy tucks and seen how high they sometimes make the scar so I'm looking for a tiny bikini and going to tell my PS scar under that lol
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Well yeah four kids will keep you busy and that's awesome my husband works nights so he has to sleep all day so I'm really bored all the time. my 2 kids keep me busy when they're home but got a 12 year old and a 10 year old. that's not thinking lololo I look for the lowest underwear I could find. lots of laughs
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I think I'm going crazy googling and you tubing I'm taking photos of scars I don't mind to show my Docter hmmmm crazy a bit I'm thinking lol
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I totally understand. I am obsessing a little bit too much to. oh your doctors probably seen it all. It will be okay we will both be fabulous soon.;-)
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I'm having such a hard time trying to buy that gelzone wrap and to get it posted on time they only sell it in the states , apparently it's awesome for the scaring , I've bought from amazon before but it took forever to come and there's a comment on there from a lady that bought it off them saying its a fake one any ideas
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It only uploaded half my msg hmmm maybe I talk to much lol I have those compression tights but I'm worried about them as I have to jump up and down like an idiot legs here legs there to put them on as I'm one of those girls big bum big thighs lmao and only 3 days hun that suxs big time have you had a c-section before ?
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No you dont talk to much lol. I got a mental image of you jumping up and down cracked me up. Lol. Yeah I've had a c-section my son the 10 pound baby. and I did really well after that so I think I'm going to go okay with this
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Have you had a c-section before?
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Nothing I've never even heard of it I gotta look it up now since you asked. Autolab that's all I do is look stuff up. hey there's a pill that you can take for found out for swelling its called bromelain you can buy it at GMC me or health food store I'm going to go get me some so after surgery I can take it
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Autolab stupid autocorrect. Lol
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Yeah my first one was c-section after 28 hours of labour lol the rest were natural but thinking about it I think the c-section wasn't so bad on lots of drugs lol ill look that pill up hope I can get it in Australia have a look at that gelzone it looks good and lots have said it makes a huge difference ohhh and the mental image wouldnt do me justice lol my kids think its Hilarious when I put them on look at mummy kung fu mummy and kick and kick lol they sit and watch me shocking little shits :) I think ill burn them after this surgery 9 years I've had to wear them yuk and it's funny coz they advertise them as a woman best friend NOT lol
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oh my goodness thats a long time for labor OUCH!!!! Yeah you know i am so not sure if you can get it in Austrian or not. 2 funny kung fu mummy you crack me up. lol. I have a look at that gelzone looks awesome going to have to get one. Yeah I think I'd burn them too. BURR it's cold here it has snowed. This girl hates it. Are you feeling any better about your upcoming surgery???? Don't worry ps is proble awesome atleast ur ps is not in his mid 60s. My husband keeps tease me that the day of my surgery ps will have all timers and i am like thats not funny at all.
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Lmao your husband has the same sence of humor as my husbands , my ps name sounds like an Indian dish lol Ravi mahajani I keep thinking geee I'm hungry for Indian food lol
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