Almost 3 months PO. Pics!

After having two children, it's time to put my...

After having two children, it's time to put my body back where it was!

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Surgery date Feb 14th! Valentine's day! I hope...

Surgery date Feb 14th! Valentine's day! I hope to post before pics soon.


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I am truly happy that I stumbled across this...

I am truly happy that I stumbled across this website! It's already been so helpful. My surgery date was March 27th but I moved it up to Feb. 14th. Three weeks from today! I can't wait. I started to get really scared and anxious thinking about what I'm about to do to myself but then I found this RS and it looks like everyone goes thru it! The pics that people post (brave women) have been most helpful. It gets old looking at PS websites of before and afters. This is as "real" as it gets! I hope to stay on track with posting after pics to pay it forward.
Questions;
1. I have chosen saline because I feel like they "droop" a little more. I want a very natural look and I don't like when there is volume on top. I only want cleavage if I'm wearing a bra made to push 'em together. (I go for my final consult next Monday btw)
2. Also, I keep saying that I don't want them very big. I tried on 325cc and seemed to like the size but I keep hearing that women wished they would have gotten bigger! I am a large B or small C right now. I wear a 36 C but the doc said I've shrunk in to a B. Go me.

To rewind and start with basic info, I'm 35, mother of two boys, just got married one week ago to the man of my dreams! This is going to be a great year!
5'2" 160 lbs and I work out 4 to 5 times a week.

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Good for you for moving your date up! I'm scheduled for feb29 th and I so wish I could do it tomorrow!!! I can't wait :) congrats on your marriage and yes this is going to be a great year for all of us! New beginnings:)
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Best V'day gift ever! Good luck.
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Another question, I have lapband. I'm...

Another question, I have lapband. I'm wondering if the port is going to be obvious after my TT? Anyone know?

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Congrats on your marriage!!
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thank you !

Now I'm freaking out just a little! I've...

Now I'm freaking out just a little! I've had a couple of friends warn me about rippling that sometimes occurs w saline!

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I have silicone implants, and I love them! There is no rippling, and they look absolutely natural. If I didn't know I had implants, I wouldn't be able to tell! lol
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What did your surgeon say about the rippling? I am sure in the vast library of photos and reviews on here there are some ladies who have saline and may or may not have experienced rippling and their stories will ease your concerns. Good luck.
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Ahhhhhh!!! Today at 1 I have my final pre...

Ahhhhhh!!! Today at 1 I have my final pre op/consult!!! My husband is coming with me to help "pick out the size of our new boobs"!!! He's been so supportive. I get Botox and lip filler and he says since I don't go over board with any of that then he really trusts my judgement on other things too. Smart man.
It's funny, I see so many women on here recovering in a recliner for the first couple of days. I don't have one but a friend is going to let me borrow one! I think it'll be worth the hassle. I am so excited about this appt today and paying for everything. I'm putting 7k on care credit and paying the rest in cash. For those of you that don't know, care credit gives you 18 months to pay off w no interest. It's a great deal! Thanks care credit!

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My appointment today was awesome! I feel more than...

My appointment today was awesome! I feel more than confident that my doc is gonna nail this! I am getting silicone after all. 325cc in each. It will put me at a small D. Perfect. The anticipation is worse than Xmas as a child. He wrote me a script of oxycodone, antibiotic, muscle relaxer, stool softener, and anti nausea. Whew! I told him I just wanna feel like I'm in a cloud the first couple of days. Then he told me I have to come in the day after surgery! UGH!! Double UGH! I didn't realize I was gonna have to get my broken, beat up self up and ready for a car ride on day two. I'm not at all looking forward to this.

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Glad you're pre op went so well and you're feeling ready to go. Sounds like you made a great choice on the implants and I'm sure you'll love the results! I can't wait until my appt on Monday. I'm sure you're just as ready as I am to be on the other side!
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Let me know what you go with!
Yes let us know what size you select.
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I got brave again and added a couple of before...

I got brave again and added a couple of before pics. I'm starting to have all sorts of strange dreams about my surgery. The anticipation is killing me! I've been sick all weekend. The flu got me down! I'm on a mission to get as healthy as possible in this next week. I'm sure it will go by fast but hopefully not too fast. I'm not looking forward to the pain! New booooobs, c'mon!

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Congrats on your wedding!!!! .. I too have a lap and, and my PS was worried after the TT that it would be visible, becuae it was when i laid down, after i lost all my weight.

I was lucky, I went and saw my lap and surgeon, told him about my TT and he suggested he put in a slim line port and move it to a les obvious place.

I was very blessed as he and my PS worked out times and my lap band surgeon came into the hospital after my PS had done my boobs, and just strted on my TT so he replace the port during the TT so no separate surgery required.

I'm still ensure just how visible it would have been but they both felt it should be minimised during the tt, so i got the best result possible.e

even better was my lap and surgeon didn't chage me any gap! so I was 100% covered! no out of pocket!

where is your port positioned?
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My port is kind of under my right breast. My PS said the location is fine.
Are you starting to freak out like I am?

Here it comes and I have a sinus infection!...

Here it comes and I have a sinus infection! I'm on antibiotics this week. Ugh. I can't believe how fast this week is going by. It's great and so scary at the same time. I'm freaking out just a little bit but really just can't wait till it's all said and done!!!! I bought a bikini today for some before and afters. I'll post pics later.

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I feel the exact same way. Are you guys spending the night in the hospital? Did you get walkers, or toilet seat lifts? Am I going mad?
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I'm with ya, totally nervous! I still have to get everything else I need this weekend. Are they giving you anything to calm your nerves before you go in the OR? I asked and they aren't doing that for me so I am really worried. I freak out just getting blood drawn! My post-op is the day after also. They said I could shower that day too but that would mean I'd have to get myself up the stairs. Ugh!! I think hubby can just sponge bathe me in the kitchen. LOL!
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How exciting!!! I go for my final consult on Valentines day , can't wait.I will be thinking of you!

Love the Bikini idea, I need to go do that!
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Big problem!! Even though all I've been...

Big problem!! Even though all I've been thinking about is this surgery, I made a huge mistake last night. My husband and I celebrated V day last night and I drank alcohol without even thinking about it! Like 4 vodka drinks two days before surgery! I know alcohol thins the blood and my doc told me to take it easy! I'm gonna call them tomorrow but I keep wondering if I'm going to have to move the surgery date. :( What an idiot! Any input?

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I did buy the toilet seat riser and was very happy I did so. I removed it after about a week and definitely noticed the difference. I had my husbands help for the walking the first few days, then pretty much walked solo after that, I would say neither is a necessity, but if you don't mind the additional expense or can get your hands on the loaner, definitely try it out!
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@Zumba...I'm going home after surgery. I have a friend that has a walker I can borrow and I decided against the riser since I'm pretty short, I think it might actually make things worse. :oP
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I think you will be alright, just don't drink any alcohol. In two days time that will be out of yourself system. When I had my breast reduction surgery I drank alcohol two days before surgery and I was fine. You will do fine in 48hrs.
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Tomorrow! I am eating applesauce at 6pm and...

Tomorrow! I am eating applesauce at 6pm and I'm choking it down. I haven't been able to eat anything. My nerves have gone mad!

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Hugs Blackbirdshearts...
Mee too. I'm excited...I click my fingers and say...it's gonna be a piece of cake ;). I'll put you in my prayers.
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Thank you everybody! I'm nervous and super excited! I will try my hardest to post tomorrow! Eeeek! It's here. Finally here!
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I'm sure everything will go great tomorrow! Can't wait to see your amazing results.
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It's all done and I'm more than happy!

It's all done and I'm more than happy!

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Can't wait to hear how things went today. Hope your recovery is going well. :-)
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Good luck all you flat tummy valentines!!!!
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Just wore up having some pain. I'd set my...

Just wore up having some pain. I'd set my alarm to take painkillers. It was already in pain. I just took three hydocodone so I'm sure I'll be fin shortly. Oh man, thus has already been such and adventure. The best is yet to come!
My husband is really being a champ. I did end up getting a toilet riser which was super smart! Get one. I found mine at Wal mart for like $22. Soooo worth it! I am so excited to go see my doc and get bandages off my boobs!

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Hey, hope your recovering well!!! Glad that's done!!
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way to go! post some pics when you get a chance
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I am glad all went well and now your healing. You must be do excited!!! Wishing you am uneventful recovery. Congrats!
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I'm updating on my iPhone and sometimes it...

I'm updating on my iPhone and sometimes it doesn't my update!
Pain in the arse!! Over all I feel pretty damn good! My boobs kinda look flat. I'm hoping that's just because of the bandages. Did anyone experience this? A friend of mine just came over for a visit. That was nice.
So the only pain I'm having is getting up and down (the usual)
Every now and then I'll feel a burning sensation down where the Tummy was cut open. Eeww!!

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I hope that you have an uneventful healing!!
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Hope you had a good night's rest and feeling better today!
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I'm 5 days PO and still alive. I am so...

I'm 5 days PO and still alive. I am so thrilled with the results! This is going to totally change my life. It's funny, every time I wake up I think I'm late for my surgery appt then realize I already did it!
Still no pooooo!

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Wow! You look fantastic!!! I am sure hoping I have the same luck:) hope you are feeling ok!
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Helloooo! Ooh my gosh your beautiful...I'm crying here...your results are wonderful...I'm so glad your well and healing fine. Mee too I'm healing great...I don't get to see anything until tomorrows appt. 1230p. I have never, never had a nice stomach. Maybe when I was 6 then it grew from there. I see you...and I hope my tummy will be as beautiful as yours.
Yes, I can't poo...well I poo yesterday..it took just a few pineapples. Btw the only tiny problem I had the first day..was that I couldn't pee. It scared me. But my helper was so kind she was out the door at 1130pm rainey night. To go get her Cather from hospital...when she was doing that I was in the bathroom and I felt orally relaxed and I went...since then everything has been great. I had a pain pump. The pain was totally manageable. Yay! We did it. Im so happy for you. I can't stop crying. Hugs.
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Wow, you look amazing! So happy for you. :-) I'm having trouble with the pooing too so will also try the senna tea.
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Tomorrow will be one week PO! I'm feeling...

Tomorrow will be one week PO! I'm feeling pretty good except for being on antibiotics for two weeks! I always get a yeast infection after antibiotics but got thrush this time instead. Oh lucky me! It could be worse. 325 for each implant was perfecto!
My husbad massaged them tonight (doctors orders!)

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Hi Blackbird! REALLY GREAT results!! Yay for you!! :)
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Wow! You look so good girl!!!!
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Just wanted to say you look amazing! Makes me super excited for my big day on Friday. I hope your recovery continues to go well.
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Today is my first day off pain meds! After you...

Today is my first day off pain meds! After you have the surgery time really does fly! I go in tomorrow to have my drains taken out. They will not be missed. My mom came in town and has been taking care of me but she left this morning. I can totally take care of myself now but I was still totally sad to see her go. The first couple of days after surgery my hubby stayed home and took care of me. The whole experience was good for him. He really did man up and take care of everything without me having to ask or tell him. I am more than pleased with my results. I think I'm still in shock. I haven't really tried on clothes and stuff bcuz I still have these silly drains. Here are some pics.

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Wow! I am so depressed!! Crying and everything....

Wow! I am so depressed!! Crying and everything. I'm pretty sure it has something to do with being off pain meds. But I am a huge mess today. I wonder how long this will last.

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Lucky- that is a super idea about the pics and daily affirmations so much is a mental battle, that you for sharing that!
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Just read...if u ever want to chat over the phone...give me your email. Ill send u my #. Its gonna be awhile, before we get all healed up. I believe next is the swell issues. Ill be around if u wanna talk... Im making this my vacation. I post my before pics up in my bedroom. Incase I got bummed out. I wrote notes on them to remind myself how unhappy I was. I also made a daily affermation to give me strenght and belief that was all for the best. You did good by choosing this. Im with you too. Your not alone. U have a TT friend in San Diego...u gotta come out to the beach over here. Show off that bod! Hugs.
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Omg! I just saw your comment. You are so sweet! I'm back on pain meds. I'm not thrilled about it but damn!! I was acting totally crazy! I was taking so many pain meds that first week bcuz I was so scared of feeling the pain. Then on day 9 I quit cold turkey which somehow sent me over the edge! I cried for two days then my doc told me to take half of a Vicodin every 4 hours for a couple of days then ween myself off. It just really freaks me out that those drugs could have that kind of effect on me! I hope you are doing well!

Yay! I'm over the crying and I'm getting really...

Yay! I'm over the crying and I'm getting really excited about my new bod! 12 days PO. Yesterday my husband got me out of the house. The weather was perfect and it was so great to get some fresh air. I had a horrible experience when I stopped taking my pain meds cold turkey. Not smart! I don't recommend this to anyone! Now I'm taking half of a Vicodin every six hours an Advil in between.
Today I'm going to the Louis vuitton store to teach their employees how to style their hair. Three days ago I almost cancelled on them cuz I was an emotional wreck! I'm glad I didn't because I'm getting a really cool pair of LV shades!! Yay!
I hope everyone is healing happily and I will post more pics soon!

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Wow! It's almost been two weeks. I've been running...

wow! It's almost been two weeks. I've been running around cleaning and organizing stuff before I have to go back to work. I started with my closet. I tend to wear mostly dresses and just looking thru some of my dresses that are going to look so much better with me not trying to hide a low tire around my waist. I weighed myself two days ago and weighed 154. The cool thing about this is that I've lost 20lbs since my husband and I got together which was less than a year ago! What? haha. Yes, we married after 9 months of seeing each other but we were friends before that. He's gained 20 (in muscle) and I've lost 20. I'll take it!
In other news, my appetite is back! I've just been more snacky lately. I can't wait to get back to the gym. I also failed to mention how great my friends were after surgery. I had visitors every day the first week. When my hubby brought me home after surgery he had flowers there waiting for me and later that day his mom sent flowers! So sweet! So besides about two horrible days of uncontrollable crying, this whole experience has been a breeze! Not once in any terrible pain. The worst pain is just getting up and down that first day and I'd say my pain was around a 3. So yeah, tolerable and obviously worth it!

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Your pics look amazing!!!!! I'm so happy for you. Are you gonna get some ink around the incision line?? I was thinking about that. Don't know if I wanna draw any attention to it!
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I totally am! I'm gonna hide the remaining stretch marks and scar with something big!
Your tt scar is so low. May I ask why you think your emotional state was due to stopping the meds cold turkey? Not being nosy to be nosy but curious and taking notes for when my time rolls around. You look fabulous and lovin' ink.
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Well, I made it past the two week mark. I went to...

Well, I made it past the two week mark. I went to the gym yesterday and did an embarrassingly slow walk for about 20 min. I just missed the gym. I really didn't think I'd feel so great just two weeks after surgery. I will say for the moms that do work out regularly, you are gonna have such an easier recovery. When I had my two c sections I was so out if shape. So when you are trying not to use your abs to get up and down it helps so much when your legs and arms are strong.
In other news, I'm not scheduled to go back to work until next weds but I'm asking my doc today if I can go back sooner. I do hair and love what I do and love my clients. I miss socializing!! At today's doc visit I get my bb stitches out! Yay! I've never liked my bb and I do now! It's a good one. And I feel like every morning I wake up I look even better than the day before when I was already excited. I can't imagine what I'll look like two or three months out after my boobs have fully dropped!
To anyone considering doing this, do it! Just do tons of research on doctors! Happy healing!

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Your new body looks fantastic, so happy for you and by the way love the tattoos espc the scissors, very cute. I've been struggling with how long my husband needs to be out of work so glad to hear you felt really good by day 11. Thanks for all the info it is all so helpful for us about to go under the knife.
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You are so right about being in shape before helping in recovery!! I am so thankful for my strong legs that have made it pretty painless to get up and down, I was just thinking about that the other day. For anyone preparing for surgery I highly recommend doing squats to strengthen those quads!!!
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BBH,Just wanted to say you look great and wishing you a speedy recovery. Im a month away from my MM and have started doing Jillian Micheals program. I should have started sooner.
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It does go by so quickly! Wow! The two weeks...

It does go by so quickly! Wow! The two weeks before surgery seemed like two months and now time is flying! I'm not taking Advil or Tylenol anymore for pain. I feel like I'm several months out already. I wish this for everybody. I play bass in a band and my doc said when I feel up to it and the gtar doesnt seem heavy, I can play live again. I'll probably wait two more weeks on that but having down time has given me the opportunity to write some new songs. Bonus!
I've read the thre hunger games books! So good ! For anyone getting ready for surgery and looking for something to read. Let's see, what else..... I guess that's it for now. Promise to post new pics soon!

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You look great! So glad recovery is going well for you. :o)
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Thank you!! Xoxoxox
You look great, How are feeling? We are the same height and weight. I am having my surgery done on April 27th I kind of nervous but yet excited at the same time. I have been reading your reviews and Oh my you look awesome.
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It's been a little over a month now and I feel...

It's been a little over a month now and I feel amazing! I will try to post pics today. The incision around my areola is healing beautifully! My tt incision is so low that I can hide it with every pair of undies I own! I went to VS the other day and bought a beautiful new bra. 36 D. I called my doc to ask how long I have to wear the goofy cotton bras and found out at four weeks I'm allowed to wear any bra I want since he didn't have to do the anchor incision! I work on my feet do by the end of the day I feel pretty swollen. I don't think my husband really knew what to expect! It's really sweet to watch him checking me out if I walk thru the house with just undies and a bra! He can't keep his hands off of me!! Obviously my confidence level has shot up which had made things much more heated in the bedroom! Thrilled that I did this!

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You look amazing!
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Oh good lord! 10 days till I can work out again!...

Oh good lord! 10 days till I can work out again! Hurry up! I can't stop putting things in my mouth! I just ate one of my kids pop tarts while signing on to this site! I'm gonna gain 400lbs before I'm totally recovered!

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I did have a consultation. I have been to a few different PS in the past year, but no one made me feel comfortable and answered all my questions that I had before I even had to ask them, except Dr.Kerr. And Ashley has been so very helpful as well. I am waiting to see if my insurance will cover part of my procedure, and as soon as I find out I will make some final arrangements to set the date! I am so excited to finally be doing this, it's been a long time comin' , but scared as %^$# as well! LOL
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I just wanted to say you look great! I have been thinking about a mommy makeover for a long time, and after seeing you and your surgery, I went to see Dr.Kerr! I really related to you At 5'2 myself and once being over 200+ lbs from pregnancy, I finally got the courage to do this after seeing you! I hope I can have as good as results as you! Congratz and best of luck!
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Thank you! Did you have a consultation? Are you gonna do it?

I'm 6 1/2 weeks post op. Other than swelling in my...

I'm 6 1/2 weeks post op. Other than swelling in my abdomen, I'm feeling pretty good. I feel like my implants have pretty much dropped in to place and I'm super happy with how natural the twins look. The only thing that's a little bit of a downer is that I've gained weight! Boooooo!!!! :( A few weeks after surgery something was irritating my lapband so my doc took half of the fluid out. For those of you that don't get what that means, let me explain. You get to the post with lapband where you stop losing weight. For me that was at around 170 lbs. However the lapband still being in place really helped me not gain weight back even though it wasnt helping me lose. So now that half the fluid is out i have no restriction and can eat whatever i want. Carbonated drinks is another thing you can't have so now I've been catching up on my beer drinking since I can. Beer and sandwiches! So a month ago I weighed 154 and when I weighed on Weds I was 165!!!!!! Holy smokes! Now that I'm able to go to the gym hopefully I'll drop it again. But you ladies know how hard it can be to lose ten lbs! Anyway, I'm posting a pic (to keep myself honest) of me today, post surgery at 165 lbs! Also, I'm putting up the before pic of my boobs that makes me sick to look at.

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You look AMAZING!!! Im due for my surgery April 21st I am also a Hairstylist and hope 2 weeks off will be enough?? Im having a TT, BA with a peri lift... this is just a little lift thru the nipple... Im strong like you and love to work out... I dont do a ton of weight lifting but I walk, jog, I do Insanity videos... I hope because Im in good condition it will help with my recovery... Your recovery was an insperation... Wish me Luck
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Gooood luck! If you're only taking off two weeks just make sure they lightly book you when you get back. You'll get tired fast and start to swell being on your feet. Being in shape helps!!
I think you still look great!!! You're boobies are wonderful. Mine are doing weird things. I don't think mine have dropped in to place quite yet.. I have some pics to post!
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I went to my eight week post op visit today. Doc...

I went to my eight week post op visit today. Doc says everything looks great and he wouldn't change a thing. Always a plus hearing those words. While I was there I got some Botox. Wooohoo!
My boobs have totally dropped. It's kinda crazy. They seem bigger. I'll post pics soon. I'm pretty sure I'm a 36 DD which is great. I was worried about them being big but the size they are is perfect for my body shape. Doc says I'm free to do everything. I'm working out, riding my motorcycle, and my band just had a show last Saturday. Things are great!!

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Hun you look amazing!! Did you have a lift cause you cant even see the scars, your boobs look really good on your frame!! You have got to be to the moon happy!
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So happy things are going so well for you. Yay! Tell about the Botox how was it? And is it obvious change?
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The side by side comparison pics are like night and day! You look great!!!!
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What a journey! I'm feeling great as far as boobs...

What a journey! I'm feeling great as far as boobs and tummy stuff. It's like nothing ever happened except I look like a new person. My doc emailed me my before and after pics. It's funny how quickly you get used to your new results because I almost spit my coffee out when I opened the pics and saw what a huge mess I was! Good God! I still have plenty of stretch marks on my tum but still 100% worth it! Did I mention how much I love my doc?

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You look fabulous. Congratulations.
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Your before wasn't that bad, but the after is def very nice.
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there is a big difference. You look phenomenal!
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I wanted to post a couple of pics of my scars just...

I wanted to post a couple of pics of my scars just after three months. I've been really terrible about using that scar tape or creams. Since I work on my feet I still have a bit of abdominal swelling but other than that, everything is fantastic! I'm back at the gym 4-5 days a week and I can do ab work comfortably. I'm also posting a pic of a new bathing suit I bought. This is the best decision I've ever made!!

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Hey there! I am looking into getting a Mommy Makeover, as well, and I was wondering how you feel about your results now? I am thinking about going to see Dr. Bekanich in RR (Dr. Kerr's partner) and I wanted to get some insight from another RR mom. I really wish I could hear and see more from mama's a year or more down the road from the date they got their surgery. Dr. Bekanich told me that it really does take almost a year to see the true results. Did you find that to be true? Thanks again and you look great!
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You look great with the bikini can't even tell of either the doctor did a great job on your body can't wait till i get mine done. : )
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Thank you! When are you doing yours and what are you doing?
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I had several consultations for a mommy makeover in Austin. Just my consultation with Dr. Kerr and his staff was the most professional and thorough out of all of them. Dr. Kerr really listens and takes the time to explain the procedures like none of the other doctors did. I have my surgery date in three weeks and I am so excited! Update! Surgery was a success and I couldn't be more thrilled with the results! Dr. Kerr is a magician!

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