So Nervous! - Orange County, CA

I am 33. 5'8 155 lbs.I have always gained weight...

I am 33. 5'8 155 lbs.I have always gained weight in my tummy and my legs are pretty skinny so it always looks like I'm pregnant. I get asked quite often and I'm always scared someone is going to ask whenever they look at me.

Okay, so 18 days till the big day!! Was Having...

okay, so 18 days till the big day!! Was Having second thoughts today so I took some pictures and omg!! those thoughts went right out the window! Well here are some before pics.. so embarassing but here you go.


Have any of you done the rice test?

Have any of you done the rice test?

So.. I am doing the rice test and think I have...

So.. I am doing the rice test and think I have decided on 2 cups of rice.. It will be saline and under the mussel. Do you guys think that is too much? I don't want it to be huge or too small any suggestions??

So tomorrow is my Pre-op appointment for Full TT,...

So tomorrow is my Pre-op appointment for Full TT, Lipo of Flanks, Breast aug and lift! There is no going back now!!! Omg the anxiety I am having is crazy..So nervous not really excited anymore..I hope that changes tomorrow. Does anyone know what I should expect?? Or what kind of questions I should ask? Thanks.


My pre op app was yesterday..I told them I wanted...

My pre op app was yesterday..I told them I wanted to be a D cup.. but not like here comes Jenn's boobs!! I did the rice test and decided on 2 cups of rice.. 1 1/2 was great but 2 I thought, because everyone says they should have gone bigger. The Dr. said 500cc to 525cc. That sounds to big to me. What do you guys think?? I called the office today and said to change it to a C cup instead of a D. I'm so confused. I'm sure the Dr. office is like that girl is crazy. I'm just scared they will be too big. Any suggestions??


Hey about how long did everyone's procedure take...

Hey about how long did everyone's procedure take for them??



My boobies feel like they are falling to the floor...

my boobies feel like they are falling to the floor everytime i stand up is that normal??

Got my drains out today!! I can shower!!!!! wooo...

Got my drains out today!! I can shower!!!!! wooo hooo!!!


Going back to work on tuesday any suggestion for...

going back to work on tuesday any suggestion for garments to wear at work?

Photo Update


My right breast has been more painful than left it...

my right breast has been more painful than left it was filled 30cc more which I don't know if that matters but it is real tight and painful to the touch like a bruise feeling on the side by armpit.. 4 weeks out has anyone had the same feeling??

Dr. Aiello

The Staff is excellent!!!!!!!!!

3 out of 5 stars Overall rating
3 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
3 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
3 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
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Just checking out pics over here on the mommy makeover reviews, as I just had mine about 10 days ago. I just wanted to let you know that you look great! I hope I look that good soon!
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What was your surgery date and how many ccS did they end up doing?
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surgery date was 2/4/11 and left 650 and the r 680cc
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Awesome! We sound similar! My surgery date was 2-1-11 ! Tummy tuck,flank lipo, full breast lift, and I had high profile implants filled to 660! love seeing someone else who got large implants
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Wow girl you look great!!!
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Thank you!!
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Girl, I think you look fantastic. How's the swelling?
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Thanks, not to bad.
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hi ther i was just wonderin how u were doin... i was lookin at ur pics... and u look good:) i know what you mean about ur breasgt..my left one is A little bigger then my right.. weird.. i mean not noticable but to me ya..lol
which in the beginin it was like that to .. did u have saline or silcone?
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I had saline. What did you have?
How are yours doing? Mine have been the worst part of my recovery :(
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so I'm so still in fat mode I kept sucking in my belly today at work lol who am I ??
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I know. I have to look in the mirror now and then to convince myself I have a flat tummy!
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hi there.. i dont know if u found any good garments but i have ordered me a couple online.. from a company called vedettas and they are compression body garment shapers.. they work well.. and they can be a bit uncomfy but i guess that is what we have to deal with.. lol i try to wear my binder stil on top of it.. i still have swelling mostly in my lower stomach by the cut.. but its gettin better each day...:) how are u feeling?
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Thanks, I will check that out. I am feeling ok..today was my first day back to work and I wore a panty girdle thind made from dr. Ray (90210)I found at sears..by lunch I threw my binder on top..lol. thank you so much.
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Thanks, I will check that out. I am feeling ok..today was my first day back to work and I wore a panty girdle thind made from dr. Ray (90210)I found at sears..by lunch I threw my binder on top..lol. thank you so much.
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Wow back to work already! How do you feel tonight? Double compression - sounds like a sausage in a sausage!
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I am soooo tired.. haha it felt better, I felt like my stomach was going to fall out :( How are you doing daffy???
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I'm at about 3 months now and I'm doing pretty well. Still very swollen down below and numb. I ran yesterday and swelled up even more last night. I wore a binder when i ran and it actually felt good to have it back on...i havent worn any garment in 3 weeks. I have just been able to sleep on my tummy for the first time in the past few days. The area along the internal muscle stitches is still sore and it just hurts a little to cough or sneeze.

My scar is very red still, but pretty smooth. I still have a purple ring around my belly button but it looks ok. The swelling isn't even, so I look a bit lumpy and bumpy in places. I dont see my doc until March 18 so I'll see what things look like then and whether I need any touch-ups. Sometimes I'm unhappy but then I think it's probably normal and I need to be patient. But it's so hard!

I took 5 pairs of pants to the tailor to be taken in last week since they were falling off me. They are pants I love so I didn't want to have to look for replacements. I picked them up today and two of them are too small now! I'm furious! I will go back tomorrow and make them fix it. It cost me $165 which is better than buying 5 new pair of linen pants but I expected them to all fit!
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oh daffy I'm sure everything will be ok..yes, I am sure it does take time. I completely understand how you feel.
Wow sleeping on your tummy...I can't wait for the day to just plop down on my bed. I just started sleeping in my bed 2 days ago..yet still all propped up :( aaahhh I can't wait to sleep on my side. Wow the whole pants thing stinks but I am sure it will be just great when you pick them up again.
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Have you tried Spanx? A lot of women here wear them after they're done with their compression garments.

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How are you feeling? Did you remove your pics?

I hope you'll also considering posting the name of your surgeon. It really helps others in your area looking for good doctors.

I bet that first shower DID feel amazing. You're on your way!

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haha name change would be good :)
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getting there daffy...I hope.. still nervous too take everything off at once Ive seen everything but, just want to stand in front of a mirror and look all at once. I want these drains out so bad :)
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I remember those days... My drains were in for 10 days and they felt like the longest 10 days of my life but they are faded memory now. Be patient and remember you wNt that fluid out of your body!

I couldn't look either- I had my husband take a picture so I could look later when i was better. But even now it freaks me out to look at them! The firs shower is a challenge.

You'll feel better every day. Now you can change your review to So Happy instead of So Nervous!
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How's it going Nervous? Are you a happy girl now?
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