Tummy Tuck & Breast Implants - Mother of 5 - Southlake, TX

Ok so I had my tummy tuck performed on Wedneday,...

Ok so I had my tummy tuck performed on Wedneday, the 3rd, and I have to say that I love it.  I have posted a before picture and wanted everyone to see what I had to work with before the surgery. I have always been small and maintained the same weight, usually within 114 to 117 pounds.

It has been 4 days since my surgery and I took a couple of pics, but I will take some to post after my 2nd checkup with my plastic surgeon tomorrow. Right now I have disgusting drains coming out of me, it is pretty gross! I can say that the first 2 days are definetely terrible, but the pain is worth it. Yes you do have to hunch over, but in the end it will be so wonderful. My tummy is already so pretty, the doctor also liposuctioned my flanks ( no more LOVE HANDLES...) gave me a buttock lift, and basically gave my pubic area a more youthful appeal.So all in all I got everything I wanted and more Plus my right breast is looking awesome, it is rather painful at times but I love it.

Well I am now 3 weeks and 2 days post op and I go...

Well I am now 3 weeks and 2 days post op and I go to the doctor today. Hopefully I will get my drains removed today...yeah!!!!  The first two stung and hurt me and they were very small. I can only imagine what it will feel like having the ones on the side taken out, they are so thick. I am not very good with pain. I will update everyone with the results later tonight. Wish me luck!!!!!

Well it has been 1 month, 1 week, and 1 day since...

Well it has been 1 month, 1 week, and 1 day since my tummy tuck. I am so happy with my results everyone!!! I have the tummy that I wanted after my second child was born and I look I am not a mom at all. My experience with Dr. K has been nothing but awesome and I will be having more surgeries in the futrue, they will totally be with Dr. K!!!!!

hey if you want additional pics send me your e-mail in the comments and i will send and give you any extra information or answer any questions!!!!

Well I am 1 day away from being 6 weeks post op...

Well I am 1 day away from being 6 weeks post op and I am so excited. If you notice in my recently updated pictures that my scar line is fading... I use MEDERMA for scars (START USING IT AS SOON AS THE DOCTOR SAYS YOU CAN)!!!! This is how mine is fading so well and I use it religiously, it is expensive but if you are having a tummy tuck then odds are you can afford a $15 tube of MEDERMA. I feel so good, I feel like I can workout and do many other things. Of course, I am not released from my doctor for any of those things yet. I will not rush it because I spent too much money and waited too long to have this body and I am not going to do anything to mess it up. I just wanted to let you know that I am feeling so good and ready to start tanning and workingout .....

Hey everyone it is me after being gone for a bit,...

Hey everyone it is me after being gone for a bit, I am going to be adding new pics later today....Get ready my results are awesome! I feel so much better and have even started working out and tanning.....I am looking good....

Hi everyone I have had 5 childen, they range from...

Hi everyone I have had 5 childen, they range from 5 years old to 11 years old. I do not want anymore children and was ready to complete the process of transforming by body after years and years of being pregnant back to back. I weighed 117 pounds before surgery, so yes I was not fat but I did have a lot of extra skin. Not to mention I have had two previous breast surgeries and they were both botched.

I had a breast augmentation the first time and the second time I had another breast augmentation (due to previous doctor) with a lift. Then I noticed my right implant kept going under my armpit and I did notify my doctor.He tried to mak me for it all over again. So I decided to searc elsewhere and that is when I discovered Dr. K. Wednesday (2-3-10) is when he performed my tummy tuck and revised my right brast. After I heal up he is going to put new, bigger implants in and liftthem again. So if you want a good doctor choose Dr. K!

I had two kiddos, and your experience sounds great. Two questions: You say your level of pain is "severe". Like what? How do you manage? For how long? How do you sleep? Do you have to bend forward all the time? What did all the surgery cost (tummy tuck and breast)? $6,000 doesn't sound right?!?! I am interested in the breast argumentation more than the tummy job, pleeeeease let me know.
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you look awesome~ I cant believe it was onlt 6200 for tt & breast aug....
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Hooray! You seem thrilled with your results and you look great. We'd all love to see more pics if you'd like to post them here at RealSelf. :)
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So there are my new pics and I am 2 and half...

So there are my new pics and I am 2 and half months after surgery and I am feeling really good. Just wanted to make a special note that I am not tanning in a tanning bed, that will worsen the scar. I had put that in my last update by accident, but I am making it right now. So I have been working out like crazy and when I do my exercises my abs hurt so bad. Pain is beauty though...

you look great but I don't think you really needed it! :)
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I am very much interested in using your doctor and will be contacting him for a consult in the next few weeks. I plan on having mine next spring and would like for the Doctor that I go with to tell me what I need to do up to that point if it will help with recovery. I have SO many questions- Please email me so I don't have to bog down the post here! I'm SO excited!!! :)
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You look amazing!!!
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Hey guys it has been almost one year since my...

Hey guys it has been almost one year since my tummy tuck and I have been so excited about my results. I honestly, cannot wait until the summer to show my new bod off!!!! I feel like I do not look like I have had 5 children come out of my body...

Hey guys it has been almost one year since my...

Hey guys it has been almost one year since my tummy tuck and I have been so excited about my results. I honestly, cannot wait until the summer to show my new bod off!!!! I feel like I do not look like I have had 5 children come out of my body...

It has been almost a year since my tummy tuck. I...

It has been almost a year since my tummy tuck. I am sure you guys have been wondering about my status... Here are some new pics!!!

I just booked my tummy tuck and lift with Dr Kasden in April! Can you email me some more pics? How long did you have the drains? Thank you for sharing your story...you really inspired me!
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You look awesome!! Good job. Keep working out : )
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wow u look reallu g really good. my sx is feb 3rd which is only 9 days away.. and im so nervous but so excited.. i cant wait.. any advice? iam havign a full tummy tuck and lipo of the flanks and breast lift with silcone impalnts (memory gel) is what tehy call it i guess.. well hope ur still doing well:)
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He listens and cares for you. This doctor will always be there for you!!! I will be posting follow up pics soon, it has only been 2 days since surgery.

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