Swelling Sucks..Any ideas

Hello everyone, I am a mother of two children 9...

Hello everyone, I am a mother of two children 9 and 7, after gaining 85lbs with my first and only 18 with me second. I have found it hard to get the belly off. I have been wanting a TT for quite some time now.. and my dream is coming true. Im very nervous about the whole thing. But i know after reading everyones posts on here it will be worth it. My only problem is that where I am having the surgery is 3.5 hrs away.

Im so tired of having the muffin top and not being comfortable in my own skin. Is it sad that Ive been counting down the days lol. I was also going to have to recover the first week by my self with the kiddos but my husband is able to take a week off so that makes me feel so much better.. I would like to thank everyone for writing there experiences on here I enjoy reading them, kinda gives me a heads up for what im going to go through.

Oh my goodness after uploading those pics I feel...

Oh my goodness after uploading those pics I feel as if I am huge and disgusting.. Im so excited to have this done hopefully I am pleased with the end result. I wish I could find someone here that has the same body shape so I can get an idea of what I will look like afterwards. I have 33 days left it feels like it's going to be forever before I get this done...saying that I will probably be in so much pain I will want to take it back cause I have an extremely low pain tolerance and when I take pain killers they make me sick. Hope everyones having a great day :)

Oh my goodness only 22 days to go.. any of you...

Oh my goodness only 22 days to go.. any of you have any tips for me and what things do you think is important to have around after surgery. I still find it hard to believe that its really gonna happen I cant wait to see that flat belly that Im gonna have after it is all done. Everyone have a great day :)

OK ladies 18 more days the next thing I know it...

OK ladies 18 more days the next thing I know it will be here Im so excited...Its soo gonna be worth all of it the pai and everything. Im ready bring on the pain lol... have a wonderful Thanksgiving :0)

Hello ladies im now on my second day I can tell...

hello ladies im now on my second day I can tell its getting better if i could just get comfortable lol..I can go to the bathroom by myself my husband just goes with me just in case. The 4hr drive home today bout killed me. Took a pic today when the PS changed my dressings and boy was I schocked i look so small the too they lipo 8lbs of fat out of my abdomin and flanks sorry for the spelling kinda out of it cause of the pain meds.. but all in all just tryin to keep my spirits up.. hope all the other t tuckers are doing great

Well Im on day 5...I see people talking about...

Well Im on day 5...I see people talking about their swelling and stuff I feel and look so swollen I dont know if my compression garmet is tight enough and it keeps riding up and rubbing on my breasts. I think im healing well one side of my incision is really nice but the other side is kinda lumpy haha. I tried to take a shower yesterday but that was a big fail. I got in the shower and was so nauseated so needless to say it was a fast shower cause I DID NOT want to throw up. I just get a uneasy feeling when the CG is off do any of you have that feeling or problem. But on the good side I weighed my self and i have lost 12lbs yay. Sleeping has not been that bad but I tried to sleep in bed lastnight and my husband moved so much i think i will be sleeping on the couch again. Hope every one is doing great
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