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8 WEEKS POST OP-SHREVEPORT TX

I had my first child at age 19 and she was 9 lbs 5...

I had my first child at age 19 and she was 9 lbs 5 oz.....I weighed 110 lbs, 5'5" height. She is 23 yrs old now and I had 2 more girls after that. My goal was to have a tummy tuck by age of 40 however I ended up waiting until age 43. I have pretty much always been a size 8 but recently gained wait to be a size 10 before surgery. The con's to this surgery is the doctors dont really tell you how hard and serious the surgery is. I was down and out for a full week bf I could even leave the house for a short time. I have always been fit so I renewed my gym membership and cant wait til I can hit the gym! I just want to look good in a 2 piece when I go to the Dominican with my soon to be husband in April 2013.

I am almost 6 weeks post op and I still have to...

I am almost 6 weeks post op and I still have to wear my compression garment about 8 hrs a day. I am still a bit swollen and am frustrated that I cannot get in to my jeans yet and I have not gone down a size. When does this change? I have been eating lots of citrus and started my scar treatment although my scar is extremely tiny. I really was looking forward to at least going down one pant size and am very surprised that hasnt happened!

I just started back working out with my INSANITY!!...

I just started back working out with my INSANITY!! I am still not able to get in to smaller clothes but I believe this is because I ate too much during holidays while laying around and then got the flu....more laying around. I am the exact same weight as when I had my surgery so now I am on a liquid protein diet with 1 solid green(organic) meal in the evening. Plenty of water and low cal juices as well as my multi vitamins. I have until April 18 to drop at least 17lbs!
I am still glad I had the surgery but I wish I had gotten flank lipo with it.....

Updated on 15 Jan 2013: I just started back...

Updated on 15 Jan 2013:
I just started back working out with my INSANITY!! I am still not able to get in to smaller clothes but I believe this is because I ate too much during holidays while laying around and then got the flu....more laying around. I am the exact same weight as when I had my surgery so now I am on a liquid protein diet with 1 solid green(organic) meal in the evening. Plenty of water and low cal juices as well as my multi vitamins. I have until April 18 to drop at least 17lbs!
I am still glad I had the surgery but I wish I had gotten flank lipo with it.....
Shreveport Plastic Surgeon

Dr Oneal was recommended by a co-worker. After visiting 2 other surgeons in TX where I live I felt the cost, experience, and past work photos were not nearly as good as Dr Oneal. You have to have a vision to put a body back together after child birth and he did a beautiful job!!

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
4 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
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait times
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