Getting better as the weeks go by! - Rhode Island

Like most women on here, I have had 2 beautiful...

Like most women on here, I have had 2 beautiful children via C-section and I want my body back!!!!!!!

I am so nervous and excited all at the same time....

I am so nervous and excited all at the same time. I am only 4 days away and I keep feeling guilty. I feel like I am spending so much money and with a household and kids to take care of I should probably use this money for something else. I hate feeling insecure with the way I look and feel uncomfortable in my own skin. I am sure this is all normal but just can't wait to get everything back in order, including my body!

So I am 2 days away and more nervous than ever. I...

So I am 2 days away and more nervous than ever. I having been having so many different thoughts going through my head today. I am scared, nervous, excited, guilty and other feelings that I can't even explain. I see everyone and their posts and most are positive, but throw in the few that are bad or not so positive, your mind starts to play tricks on you. I just have that overwhelming feeling of wanting to cry. My husband has been so amazing and supportive and just wants me to be happy and confident again. Started my hibiclens yesterday for the areas that will be worked on and started the antibiotic today. I thought the day would never be here and now that it's fast approaching I feel like it's becoming more real. Hope all you beautiful ladies are healing well!! I can't wait to be posting pics and feeling relief rather than all this anxiety!

Tomorrow is the big day! I have such a stress...

Tomorrow is the big day! I have such a stress headache from all of this! I just can't wait to go in and wake up! I just posted my before pictures and I am pretty embarrassed and ashamed. I will post as soon as I am coherent! Happy healing ladies.

So I just got home from the hospital. It's 1st day...

So I just got home from the hospital. It's 1st day after my surgery. I am sore and very groggy. I can't wait to see the results though. My husband has been the best with taking care of me. I wish everyone the best that's having surgery today and in the futrue. Happy healing. Still out of it so I will post more soon with after pictures!

Last night was by far the worst night so far. I...

Last night was by far the worst night so far. I was very nauseous and didn't know if I needed to have a bowel movement or throw up. Neither of which would feel good after a TT. After a while it finally passed and I was able to go back to sleep. Still feeling a little nauseous today. I am just going to take it easy so I can heal fast. I go see the doctor tomorrow to hopefully remove the drains and the rest of the gauze so I can take pictures. Remember ladies take it easy and happy healing!

Just got back from the doctors for my 4th day post...

Just got back from the doctors for my 4th day post op. He took the bandages and gauze off and I can't believe how amazing it looks. I am so happy with the outcome thus far. I have my shape back. I know there is a lot of swelling still and it will only get better as time goes on. The past 2 days were the worst because of the nausea. I wasn't eating enough and taking vicodins which don't mix with my belly. I have it all under control now and all there is left to do is rest. Monday I go back and the drains get to come out. I will be posting pictures later! Happy healing ladies!

Ok so not sure if this is normal but I am having a...

Ok so not sure if this is normal but I am having a really depressing day. Not for any certain reason, but just feel like crying. I am thinking it's because the anesthesia is wearing off or whatever. I am excited for the days ahead, but I just need to get through one day at a time. Is this normal for anyone else? Has anyone else felt this way?

Got my drains out today!! yayyyyyy! My husband...

Got my drains out today!! yayyyyyy! My husband will be taking pictures as promised tonight so we can see some post op differences. It's been 7 days post op and everything is going great. I know it's going to take some time to see te results I want because I am very swollen still and according to the ps I will be for a while. Happy healing!

So I am 2 weeks and 3 days post op and I finally...

So I am 2 weeks and 3 days post op and I finally am feeling good about everything. I am still a little unhappy with my legs and will be talking to my ps about doing more lipo there. He showed me the surgery pictures the other day at my appointment and how much he actually took off. I guess I was feeling a little more depressed a little longer than most. I am starting to feel a lot better though. Thanks for the pep talk from some of you girls. You know who you are! ; ) I will post more up to date pictures as soon as I can get my hubby to take some for me. I am thinking about buying silicone strips and reduction cream. Does anyone recommend any? I just can't wait to get back to the gym and start to work out again. I have been dieting and eating great to start getting rid of this fat that my ps couldn't lipo out of my belly. A lot of you ladies look so amazing that I think that I was just hoping and expecting for more. I know everyone is different and I am finally realizing that. I am gonna start to save up for a breast lift! LOL that's one thing the gym can't fix now. Happy healing to all you beautiful ladies and good luck to everyone that have surgeries coming up. Thank you everyone for your help!
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Would love to see some after pics. I bet you look great. Hope you are doing good. : )
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Thank you so much i'm.glad i found this website this is awesome happy healings hun!!!
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I am to feeling the same way u were feeling my tt n breast implant is may 21 im happy anxious but um starting to have feelings of me die n while getting my surgery us that normal or am i going crazy
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Oh you're not going crazy at all honey! that was my biggest concern and I can't tell you the relief I had come over me when I opened my eyes. I am going to have my husband take pictures of me tonight 7days po since I just had my drains taken out today. I am still swollen but it takes time. No worries and I will be thinking about you!
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The depression is totally normal. I have already warned my husband about it! It will pass, hang in there!
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Can't wait to see your photos!! Healthy and happy healing.
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Saying a prayer for you and your surgeon.
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Good luck tomorrow- and congratulations on doing something for yourself. I am 12 days post op today and have no regrets, although it took me years to get up the courage to do this. Believe me I was feeling guilty the entire pre-op period, completely normal. It can only make you a better person when you feel good about yourself. No worries and good luck! keep us posted
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I'm now on day 5post op and I PROMISE it is such a breeze how since my extra skin was result of weight loss I have not had any kids so. Y doctor did not touch my muscles.. However my mom had tt with the muscle tightening when I was 15 and I remember her up and around on the 3rd day. I have the worse anxiety so I was so scared to be out to sleep however they gave me the first shot to make me feel like I had a couple glasses off wine then I had the oxygen mask on my face and I was out next thing I know I'm waking up laughing saying I have boobies and a flat tummy!!! Don't be nervous the first night after surgery is like a 7/10 pain scale but Valium knocked me out just make sure you drink a lot of water so you pee out the anasthesia instead of throw it up cuz that hurts lol the next morning I woke up I just felt sore like I hadn't worked out in a while but nothing unbearable! Good luck to you!!!!!
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My tt is the day after yours. I know exactly how you feel, I feel like I want to cry and I'm sure I will be worse tomorrow. Please don't be ashamed or embarassed, we are all here for the same reasons. I'm going to have the twilight anesthesia, I've had it before but I'm still very nervous. I wish I could just wake up and it will be done. From what I've read we'll feel it will all be worth it.
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I hope everything went well for you yesterday! Heal fast!!
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