Ready for my King Magazine Body Dra. Laura Carmina Cardenas - Tijuana, MX

I'm 22 y/o and i have a 5 y/o who ...u guessed it....

i'm 22 y/o and i have a 5 y/o who ...u guessed it....DESTROYED my body. i need a full TT and i'd loooove a BBL. i know i'm young to be having a TT but i'm not planning on any kids anytime soon and dangit i'm ready to enjoy my body while i'm young! i've chosen dr. carmina cardenas to do both procedures on me and now it's just the waiting game of paying, confirming, then waiting till december (when i have a break from college). i have a pretty big butt in terms of width and shape but toward the top is wayyyyyyyy to flat for my almost blends into my lower back (that's a no-no).

i plan on using alllll real pics, no wish pics...cant wait to start this journey!

OK. Got my quote ! AFTER A WEEK AND A HALF OF...

she wrote:

This is Dr. Cardenas, and I have to offer an apology for the delay.
Thank you also for the confidence on sending your photos.
I checked your photos and I have to tell you that I can envision a
nice result having in mind you already have a nice slender body.
I will recommend an extended Tummy Tuck in order to get rid of the
saggy skin and also a tight muscle repair to get a totally flat
abdomen and tapered waist.
Also I would recommend to do a revision of liposuction to your upper
and lower back, flanks, waist and a bit to inner thighs and outer
thighs and use the "virgin fat" to do a nice fat grafting to your
butt and hips. I just have to be very honest and straight about the
fat harvested: those areas which were under liposuction before, can
not be used for fat graftng purposes, because I have had the horrible
experience of fat necrosis because of me using fat and scar tissue due
to prior liposuction.
So my suggestion will be NOT to use that scared fat and use only the
"virgin fat:"
How much fat I would be able to transfer? I do not know until I see
you vividly and specially during surgery.
Definitely all of those areas may be lipoed but not use the fat for
fat grafting purposes.
Quote for TT, secondary lipo and fat grafting is 5800 dlls.
Include stay overnight, clinic expenses, medical staff fee,
anesthesiologist fee, post op lab work, and does not include
compression garment nor meds as outpatient.

Dr Cardenas

GUESS SHE THINKS I HAD LIPO BEFORE....but I've only had it on my love handles so i can still use my back n abs for fat harvesting.
I asked for Dec 13th and I'll be paying my $500 deposit tomorrow!!!! THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS! =]

Got my pre-op instructions so i'll be sending my...

Got my pre-op instructions so i'll be sending my deposit in tomorrow. Wow...this is really happening...IT'S FINALLY COMING TRUE.






OK IM BACK! Sorry for going missing but I was...

OK IM BACK! Sorry for going missing but I was honestly so down and anxious and filled with emotions I had to withdraw .

Had my surgery yesterday morning at about 6:30am and ONLY had a tummy tuck. Sorry to all my BBL sisters I just wasn't ready yet .

Surgery went great now just waiting for my ride home.
Dra. Cardenas and her staff are the sweetest people I've ever met they are amazing really and truly. The helped me in so many ways and I'm so glad I came here.

Will be back to fill y'all in in a couple days! Thanks for all the well wishes
Mexico Plastic Surgeon

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 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
4 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Can you please post some after pictures pplleeaasse :) My stomach looks almost identical to your before picture and I would love to see your stomach now. Thanks
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Would love to see more pics now that some time has gone by! Your pics look great and glad it all went good!!
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Hope things are going well for you. Update us soon :)
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Your tt looks great.How much was it for just a tt?
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thanks! it was $4500
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Congrats Hun!!! Can't wait for the details... And pics if u choose to post
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Tryna get em off my iPad can't wait to show u guys :)
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congrats..happy healing
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Thanks so much!
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Congrats I was right across from you yesterday
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I was in there screaming for the nurse! Lol how embarrassing I needed my attention . They were sooooo sweet tho weren't they? Omg love them
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Yes I heard you frkn out about the Iv lol
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omg my vein collapsed so they were literallydigginaround with the IV and thennnnnnn after a good 2 minutes they took it out and tried to do it again!!!! I was like ohhhhhh noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! nuh uh! lol
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It was all worth it you look good
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thank you !!! I gotta go check ur pics, hows the tt going? are you still bent over? Im getting straighter but im still tight
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I am straighter but not 100% I have a love hate thing with my cg but I keep it on and I am just about to yank these tubes out myself so tired of them!!
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yeah im about uhhhhh 90% straight and as for those stupid drains...I marched down to my local dr and said take em out NOW! lol I wasn't draining more than 25cc per day and the front one started getting super irritated so I was through. that was ummmm Christmas eve so I feel for u still havin them in. oh and because mine had been in 10 days they got stuck a lil bit they had to yank em loose >_< ahhhhhhh!!!!!! didn't hurt but I felt the creepy feeling lol GLAD THEY'RE GONE! and the cg keeps bunchin in the middle >=/ so annoying but I cant be without it lol sigh
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Congrats and hope u get the results u want
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Thank u!
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Good luck! I'll be going to Dra. Cardenas next year for the same procedures.
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Thank u so much good luck to u too!
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Almost LadyBug!!!!! Best wishes. Definitely will be praying for you!!
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