2 months PO and happy (:

I had a TT on February 27th so today is my one...

I had a TT on February 27th so today is my one week mark... I was surprised at the pain I didn't feel, I have heard how painful this all is and my experience so far has been a little uncomfortable and trying to get used to "babying" myself so much. The new feeling in my tummy muscles OH MY GOD I HAVE TUMMY MUSCLES! Anyway... I just had to get that out, the feelings in the muscles in my tummy plus the swelling and being hunched over is all uncomfortable and at only one week I am so ready to be over this already.

I have been at my ideal weight for 5 years now and this was my reward. Sounds strange to say that now cause I feel so out of sorts and not sure how to cough with out ripping my new tummy, but still it was my reward so in time I will know if its worth it. I am pretty sure it will be and I love the way I look already so I will continue to document my journey :)

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I had a very emotional night last night, tears...

I had a very emotional night last night, tears just wouldn't stop flowing. I cried about everything from not liking the way I feel to being so sad that my kids are growing up. I am divorced and shared custody of my kids with their dad, he is a good dad and we get along we'll so that's all good but it's hard to not be seeing them everyday right now, even when their dad has them I am a very active part of their daily life so this last week has been hard. They have been great though and for that's am grateful. I also have an amazing boyfriend and he has been awesome through all of this and so supportive, I don't know where I would've without him. He makes mess happy and just listen to me through my tears even if it doesn't make any sense to him. He is the voice of reason when I have lost all of mine. Anyway... I feel better today and I seem to be standing up straighter today and I hope when I'm healed that I can feel normal again.... Happy healing ladies (:

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Misty you look great .. Happy healing
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Happy healing to you and you look great!
Thx... How are you doing today ?

I have been very teary over everything, I know...

I have been very teary over everything, I know it's just from laying around and not having much to do. I am not usually so emotional so this is really hard. It's so hard not being able to do all the things I usually do but I know this is only temporary. I started too get overly worried about the message I may be sending to my 14 year old daughter about loving yourself. I know I deserve this and it's my turn to do something for myself but these emotions have been very strong. I hope to get my last drain out on Wednesday and get to shower soon after. I ache everywhere and I have heard that week 2 can be rough. I know I'm not alone and I love that there are many girlies out there I can talk to and that can relate with all that I am going through... I am going to make it through the this healing process and be so happy, I am sure of it (:

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Misty... just cry it makes you feel better...and I think your daughter will be so proud of her momma...I still get days that I am teary so it is just part of it...
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I am drain free! Yay :) I am POD 12 and feeling...

I am drain free! Yay :) I am POD 12 and feeling better. Still emotional but hoping that gets better as the days go. I love my tummy! My PS says I am still very swollen and my sides and back where I had lipo are hard as a rock and I look at my tummy and wonder how small my waist is going to be when this is all done (:

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Wow, you look amazing!! Good for you I'm sorry your feeling so teary but am grateful to know it happens to most (if not all) of us. Hada TT, & flanks lipo'd. Going pain med free, NOT by choice. Also had allergic reaction to antibiotics and became dehydrated. Was feeling sorry for myself but just need to suck it up. I know everyone is different, but I am to wondering when I can resume somewhat normal activities like making dinner etc. I have a 13 yr old girl and a 10 yr old boy. I worry Im giving her the wrong message. Whats up w/ all the crying? Geesh, lol! So happy you have a good support system. Can't imagine how mych more difficult it would be w/o. Did it hurt to get your drain out? I see my PS tomorrow. How I don't weep in front of him. Lol! Thanks for reading my rant and thanks for your post. It sincerely does help to hear others experiences :)
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I got my first drain out at 6 days and it didn't really hurt, I didn't feel it cause I was still numb, the second one was a little more uncomfortable. I am ready to get back to normal for sure but we had major surgery and it will take time. I knew this was major surgery but I didn't realize how major it was until now...sheesh! I am having a better day today and I hope each day gets better :) you look great as well!
I have decide it is gonna be a big surprise...come May I will be 3 months...should have some idea then...good luck and happy healing
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I feel really good today plus I get a shower,...

I feel really good today plus I get a shower, FINALLY! It's been 2 weeks, yes I have sponged bath and had my hair washed in the sink but that can only do so much so needless to stay I am thrilled! I will post some new pics after my shower today :) I haven't been able to drink my diet Pepsi since my surgery, it makes me feel to bloated so I guess that's a good thing. I drink tons of water and can't seem to fit much in my stomach when I eat so I wonder what I will weigh in a few more weeks. I'm starting to feel somewhat normal again (: I know I have a lot more healing but I am happy for the good days... Anyway I will post pics in a few. Have a great day everyone!

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Oh my goodness, you look fantastic! Kudos to keeping your weight at your goal for 5 years. I've been at mine for almost 2 years and I still question whether or not I am really staying there, but I'm staying there with healthy decisions and exercise. I'm scheduled for a MM with mini TT on 4/11. Getting so nervous, yet excited and seeing results like yours makes me so excited!!
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Thank you! I'm excited to watch your journey :)
wow! you look terrific!
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Hi everyone... I will be 3 weeks PO tomorrow and...

Hi everyone... I will be 3 weeks PO tomorrow and went to the PS yesterday and all is good, I am pleased with my results but this recovery is rough. It's not painful, just uncomfortable. The worst thing has been constipation and my first bowel movement was awful! I take stool softeners and eat well but from all the anesthesia and pain pills plus just the whole surgery messed up my whole system but I am doing way better now. I am feeling very good in the mornings but sore and tired by the afternoon. Everyday seems a little better. I am going to post some pics from my weigh loss journey over the last 10 years. I have always struggled with weight up until about 5 years ago when I quit yo-yo dieting and did Weight Watchers and earned my lifetime membership :) I am so proud of my progress and getting a TT was the last part of that journey which will be a work in progress of continuing to take good care of my health and my emotional health. I want to write about my actual surgery day soon and my experience in more detail. Hope everyone is doing well... XOXOX

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Hi everyone... I will be 3 weeks PO tomorrow and...

Hi everyone... I will be 3 weeks PO tomorrow and went to the PS yesterday and all is good, I am pleased with my results but this recovery is rough. It's not painful, just uncomfortable. The worst thing has been constipation and my first bowel movement was awful! I take stool softeners and eat well but from all the anesthesia and pain pills plus just the whole surgery messed up my whole system but I am doing way better now. I am feeling very good in the mornings but sore and tired by the afternoon. Everyday seems a little better. I am going to post some pics from my weigh loss journey over the last 10 years. I have always struggled with weight up until about 5 years ago when I quit yo-yo dieting and did Weight Watchers and earned my lifetime membership :) I am so proud of my progress and getting a TT was the last part of that journey which will be a work in progress of continuing to take good care of my health and my emotional health. I want to write about my actual surgery day soon and my experience in more detail. Hope everyone is doing well... XOXOX

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Happy you are doing good!!! As for the bathroom I always suffer with that so I thought I would have issues i been drinking one cup of prume juice an have been going everyday so just try it can't hurt happy healing!!!!
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Thank you!
Great to hear you are back on track! I'm very happy for you! :)
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Hi ladies... Things are going well as far as...

Hi ladies... Things are going well as far as healing. I have over done it the last few days due to my kids dad being in the hospital and we just found out he needs surgery in the morning. It's very serious and I am concerned. It's early in the morning and I will again be at the hospital to let my kids be with him as well as me being able to do all that I can. He is a great dad and I pray that all goes well with the surgery. Being up and around and busy has been hard but I almost feel like the days are going by faster and may be good for me in many ways. Anyway next week will be 4 weeks and I will post more pics :)

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I pray that everything goes well at the hospital. You look adorable! : ))
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Thank you :) I would love to see your pics!
I am technologically impaired, and can't figure out how to do it.

I have been at the hospital the last 5 days with...

I have been at the hospital the last 5 days with my ex (father of my kids) he has been in the ICU and so I have been up there so my kids could be with him... he is doing better but I realize I have way overdone it and I better rest. Also I love my binder and I hope I can wear it for a long time, I have one that I love just for sleeping and it helps so so much... I have a stitch trying to sneak out from the inside. Weird little thing. PS says I can come in and have in snipped out before my next appt if it bugs me but I can wait if not...

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you look great
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You look amazing! Hope life gets back to normal for you soon :)
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Thank you :) I hope you are recovering well!

I'm feeling great and I truly feel like there...

I'm feeling great and I truly feel like there comes a point that you just turn a corner and start feeling more like your self. It's different for everyone when that happens but it's a great feeling (: All is good and last week was very scary with my kids dad being in the hospital and very sick, I said many prayers for a good outcome and for him to get better, he is now home and resting after major surgery and over a week in the hospital. It was a very happy Easter having him be home with his kids... i am lucky to have an understanding fiance that allows me to handle my relationship with my ex the way I want to for my kids, he is a good man and i am so grateful for him. I am very thankful for many things and we can all take things for granted. I feel very lucky to have had a tummy tuck, thought it was very scary the first few weeks and I wondered what the hell I did to myself, I am happy with my choice. I will post more pics later today (:

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You look awesome!
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I agree that first week can be tough but it gets better every day after that! You look awesome!
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So glad you've turned the corner! Your pics look great!
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I had strep throat over the weekend and felt like...

I had strep throat over the weekend and felt like crap and got in that depression fog again. I have worried a lot that I would always feel gimpy and not ever feel like myself again. Today I feel a lot better and I even slept on my side for a while last night! I only have to wear my cg full time for two more weeks :) I am starting to feel a little bit more like me again :)

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so glad you are feeling better...enjoy the new you
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Hi Misty, congrats on the beautiful new you! :)
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you look great!! Your incision looks really good. mine was very thin then I had some issues with my stitches coming out and the incision coming open in certain spots (from the stitches coming out). Beware tho that the incision can migrate upward mine did on the right side not much tho but I can notice it. Good luck!!! looking forward to following your journey.
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I woke up feeling skinny today, I have been very...

I woke up feeling skinny today, I have been very tired and sore the last few days and I haven't been eating very well. It feels like I am in a funk that I need to get out of so today I am going to make my eating better a priority and start walking on the treadmill more consistently. This healing process is long and I still have days that's wonder if I will feel normal again and just when I am feeling frustrated and over this whole thing. I wake up feeling really good and I see my results and I see how far I have come.... It does get better a little at a time(:

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You look great, love the transition pictures, great curvy shape!
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Thank you!
Thank you! I hope all is well with you :)

I am now 8 weeks PO I went to PS yesterday and all...

I am now 8 weeks PO I went to PS yesterday and all restrictions have been lifted :) I am feeling good. My side are very sore where I had lipo done, they are definitely not numb anymore. I'm sleeping better and getting around great. My muscles get sore but that's when I know I need to rest. I massage my scars everyday and my sides still to get the last little bit of swelling down. I am happy I went through with having a TT but if you would have asked me during the first three week I would have told you no way would I do it again. I a glad to be 2 months out and feeling way more like myself (: Happy healing!

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you are looking great!!! 2 mos have gone by quickly...
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Thanks Sara! It did expect the first 3 weeks... Ugh
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