No Regrets - Quincy, IL,
Well I have thought about this and wanted it for a...
- 20 Dec 2012
Well I have thought about this and wanted it for a long time, and I had actually went to a few different doctors about getting it do. I either told myself it was not something I could afford or it was not that bad. My motivation was people would say I am so surprise with how much you workout and eat right ( most of the time) but never loose that weight. A few of my goals is to wear low rise jeans, and to wear underwear and not have them roll under my fat when I would workout. I am 1 week out of my surgery and yesterday my husband and I went to the first follow up appointment. When we look and my tummy we already think it looks amazing and we did not think it looked very swollen so we was already very pleased and the dr said you guys are in for a real treat, because it is very swollen and when it goes down it will REALLY LOOK AMAZING. I am so excited to see what the future results will be and I have no regrets . I feel my biggest key to my recovery is first and for most my husband he took such wonderful care of me and is so patient and supportive, and I listen to what the doctor told me to do. I wear the garment and will continue to wear the garment for the full six weeks I only take it off to bath and to wash it. If it is off to be washed I wear the band that they gave me. I had an amazing doctor and it took me looking around to find someone I felt I could trust and that understood that I was not doing this to be skinny I love my curves, but to make it look right. I would advise anyone who is thinking about doing it to do it the first 2 days I threw up several times, it hurt when I laughed, cried, and coughed, but after that it has been just a recovery. I feel this has not changed my life it just enhanced the wonderful life I have. I don't think anyone could have prepared me for the pain and discomforted that I had for the first two days, but I did have some wonderful people who told me what I would need at home, like a shower chair LIFE SAVIOR, stool softner not laxatives, magazines which I did not start reading until yesterday lo.
Dr Ethan Philpott, his staff, along with Blessing Hospital went above and beyond to take care of me and to explain what was going on to my family. I was told and thought for the longest time that I needed to go to a big city like Columbia and or St Louis to get good quality care, but I am thankful I choose to go to Quincy and even more so to Ethan Philpott to have this done. I am beyond happy with the care I had before during and after.