Profile: 35 years old, 5'6, 179 lbs.
Up until 6 years ago my life was perfect until "that" day. In 2006 I found out that I had ovarian cancer and needed surgery. DUring surgery Dr found it wasn't cancer but cancerous cells, and the lump was actually fibriods and a cyst all over my cervix and uterus. 9 rounds of invitros, 7 surgeries, 6 years of hormone injections, 4 miscarriages, the only souvernir I had was about 50 lbs. Dec. 2011 I decided the pain and suffering had lasted long enough and I was going to have a hystorectomy. I must say it was the best decision I have ever made.
At my 2 week check up I weighed in at 211 lbs. I immediately joined the gym, hired a personal trainer, and started watching everything I eat. As of today I am down to 179; lose of 32 lbs.
I have joked with my husband for years about a tummy tuck but only got serious when I knew my child bearing situation was behind me and after working out my stomach seems to be looking worse. We decided together that after all of the pain and suffering I had been through, that if I wanted surgery to help me feel better about myself that I should get it done. I will also say that I proved to myself I was serious when I quiet the gym, made a home gym and actually use it. 6 months later I am still eating healthy and considered about gaining a pound.
My personal goal is to weigh 150 and have a flat stomach, and be healthy. Sounds like a simple goal huh? I feel this surgery is life changing and will increase my already motivated mind set to continue to keep up my success.
I have spent the last 2 hours looking up before and after photos, and reading your reviews. Do you think this surgery will be worth it or should I have waited until I got down to my goal weight? I can't reschedule before we are so close so I am hoping for confirmation that I am making the right decision.