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18th October TT with Lipo --week 4 pics

I have never been super slim but one thing i...

I have never been super slim but one thing i always had was a flat stomach.... even after 2 kids. I am 53 and about a year ago i developed a 'pooch' which i hate!1 no amount of dieting would remove it. I have no stretch marks or wrinkled skin - just THE POOCH.

At the beginning of this month i did some research and found a Dr... went for a consultation on the 4th and have the op scheduled for the 18th.... oh my....

Went for my net visit yesterday - Kimberly is so...

went for my net visit yesterday - Kimberly is so nice! i had a laugh taking the before pics - and a cry when i saw them :( didnt realize i look like a small gremlin fat torso and skinny arms and ankles...
ah well... hopefully i will see a big difference.
Got my scripts
so far so good!!

Went for my pre op visit yesterday - Kimberly is...

went for my pre op visit yesterday - Kimberly is so nice! i had a laugh taking the before pics - and a cry when i saw them :( didnt realize i look like a small gremlin fat torso and skinny arms and ankles...
ah well... hopefully i will see a big difference.
Got my scripts
so far so good!!

8 days left - i swear my stomach seems too look...

8 days left - i swear my stomach seems too look bigger every day!!
very depressed when i measured myself - that used to be the size of my hips a few years ago:(

2 more days ,,,, i am feeling surprisingly calm....

2 more days ,,,,
i am feeling surprisingly calm..as if nothing special is happening...
my daughter is more excited than i am...the lull before the storm????

So its 8 days post op So weird...after i came out...

so its 8 days post op
So weird...after i came out of surgery the nurse told me not to be shy about asking for pain meds...
8 days post op i have not taken ANY!
Just a pulling sensation in my abdomen but no pain at all!
took out the pain pump and drain yesterday
The only problem is i am super lethargic..
even writing this i am ready to lie down again

Tomorrow i go to get my tummy tape removed and for...

tomorrow i go to get my tummy tape removed and for my 2nd Post op review. Can almost stand up straight now, just a slight pulling.
Belly button seems to be doing well too!
No pain but still lethargic
hope to go back to work next week!

Will go back to work next week... feeling well on...

Will go back to work next week... feeling well on the whole just cannot shake of the lethargy. I try to do stuff and get exhausted!
Was told it is natural after a general anesthetic but its so annoying!

17 days PO i still feel quite tight - is this...

17 days PO
i still feel quite tight - is this normal?
also still super tired - could sleep all day - but am back at work so not much chance of that
Can almost stand completely straight and cheering myself up buying some new and prettier compression garments!
How is everyone else doing???

I havent been sleeping too well as my compression...

I havent been sleeping too well as my compression garments seems to be squashing my stomach and making me feel really bloated..weird huh!
anyway, last night i wore a pair or tight cotton leggings...and slept like a baby! not sure if i should do that but at least i slept!
put on my CG as soon as i woke up
anyone else have probs sleeping?

Ooh lovely..just weighed myself and have lost...

ooh lovely..just weighed myself and have lost 10lbs!!!1

3 weeks post op Have some coupons so decided to...

3 weeks post op
Have some coupons so decided to use them..
the last pair of pants i bought was size 14 - i bought a size 10!!
wooo hoooo

this is so encouraging to keep eating healthy etc etc

YEA!

Is it normal to still feel 'tight' 4 weeks PO?

is it normal to still feel 'tight' 4 weeks PO?
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