Since my first child I could see that I don't have...
Since my first child I could see that I don't have a lot of stretch in my skin and as my baby grew in my tummy, my skin stretched & stretch marks appeared. I wasn't too bothered ( and still aren't) by the stretch marks, it's all the loose skin I have been left with. ... After my second child, that was it.... I knew it wasn't going to go away on its own... After 15 months of exercising ( I run about 21kilometers a week) I have noticed a huge improvement, however no matter how hard I work ,that loose saggy skin remains!
I knew it was inevitable that I would need surgery... I researched around for months & I found CIRUMED in Malaga my favorite. Good reviews, brilliant website & attentive staff who answer your every question! I had a skype consultation with DR Aslani & sent photos as I live in the Balearic Islands & It's 2 plane rides away!
He was very professional and gave me his advice of a mommy makeover ( tummy tuck & breast lift) & it could be done all in one procedure! It all sounds great! I'm waiting on confirmation of a bank loan to finance part of my surgery as I am also getting married in June and weddings are so expensive I just can't justify it! So I am waiting for that, Monday or Tuesday I will know for sure and I will then book flights & accommodation! Then off I go!
So scary!!!! I will update next week!
Wish me luck!
I'm all booked! It's happening!
Oh my god! Oh My god! Got the loan & I'm doing it! 6 days to go! Soooo scared & nervous! Eeeeeek!
The night before!
Hi guys! I'm at the hotel near the hospital and my surgery is scheduled for 9am tomorrow morning.
I am nervous but quite calm at the moment.... I think tomorrow in the hospital I will be crapping myself! But it's time to say goodbye to the belly and hello to a new me!
Thank you for everyone's support! I will update tomorrow night if I am feeling up to it. If not it will be Tuesday
Wish me luck!
1 day post op
3 Mar 2014
Day of treatment
Your probably wondering how I am? I think I'm doing better than some people after such a big operation... But I'm still finding it hard... Cant wait for The first week to pass so I can start to feel a little human again. When I came out of surgery yesterday I was ok.... Moderate pain but it was bearable... Sorry guys but it gets worse... I still have drains in and hopefully this morning the nurses are taking them out along with the cannula which also very annoying!
Going to the bathroom is hell! Having to take all the drains and medicine bags with me, also u have to take my garment off and pull down the pull In pants ( magic knickers) they put on my over my drains.... It really hurts!
I feel dirty and I smell... Can't wait to get a shower or at least a sponge bath! My sister in law is here helping me and she has been great. You need someone to help you!
If anyone has any questions just ask.
My only advice would be to expect the worst! Then maybe it won't be so bad.... I expected the worst and I'm still supposed how hard it is... Don't go into this lightly.... Think about it.
Oh my god! Drains came out! Felt like my insides were getting pulled out. It was very uncomfortable! But hey... It feels much better without them.... I know I'm going to swell now but I will keep pulling through until I see the light at the end of the tunnel!
Tummy scars! 2 days post op
Its depressing seeing the scars for the first time... All I can hope for is for them to heal and look better quick! As I hate them right now and my belly button looks horrible but I'm sure it will all heal nicely... I will keep updating with photos.
5 days post op
Wow what 5 days can do! I am so happy with everything! I still havevswelling but it's still better than my body before! I've had a few problems with a special tape the surgeon put on my boobs yesterday and my skin has blisters!? So I have tried to peel it off a bit and hope for the best! I don't see the nurses again until Monday so I have to try and control things myself until then.
Anyway... I can almost walk straight! Thought it would take much longer, but I'm doing it! Still painful but better each day and I am now only on antibiotics I stopped taking pain killers 2 days after op. I have to admit I am feeling really good now! Liking the look of my almost new body! Hopefully in a few weeks I will be on top of the world! My only major concern now is that my wounds heal without problems or infection and that I don't get a seroma! Other that that I am super happy! Feels so worth all the pain now!
I still haven't had a proper shower! I am too scared to get dressings and wounds wet, I am quite happy to sponge clean myself every morning until the dressing come off and things look ok with the healing.
Still sleeping semi upright but everyday I am lying more and more flat in bed... Which is great as sleeping becomes easier!
My advice is to take it easy and listen to your body! Do not over do it! You will regret it... And no matter how fit you are before the operation afterwards just getting up and going to the toilet is rather exhausting!
I am very pleased to say my recover SO FAR has been good and straight forward!
One happy girl here!
1 week post op
Feeling great today! Breasts are hurtig a little more but I think that's because my tummy doesn't hurt as much now and I can feel them more!? Ha!
I went to get my dressings changed and had laser with Jeannine. All went great and I feel so much better! Scars seem to be healing well! I have to say I never expected so soon after my surgery to feel so good! I know I will never look back! I feel sexy again! Even love my scars.... How weird is that?!
I think I will definitely return in the future to Dr Aslani maybe for a little BBL ( if he can find any fat left on me!) lol!
Ecstatic! Finally feel like me again after having my children!
Not feeling good today 10 day post op
I arrived back to Menorca Last night, after traveling all day and getting on 2 airplanes I felt swollen and uncomfortable....also exhausted! Had a bad nights sleep and today I over did it! I haven't rested enough and I feel awful! Tummy swollen especially at the top of my abdomen and I'm hoping it's not a seroma starting.... Last thing I need! My breasts are very sore and bruised, also I have lumpy bits but I think that's just from where my fat was injected in and It's swollen.
Will update pics tomorrow because I really can't move now I'm too tired!
Hey guys! Feeling a little better today but I still feel swollen! Hope it doesn't last! Here's some pictures I took this morning x
It's been 2 weeks since surgery and it's getting easier although I wish I could walk straight by now! And I can't... But it's to be expected it's just that I am so impatient! I'm only a little hunched over and I'm sure I'll be fine soon! A little bit sore but all is good! Can't wait to start and work out again and get back into my running! Any questions please just ask I am happy to help!
17 days post op
Feeling a bit emotional today! No idea why!? My incisions are healing nicely and moving around is getting much easier now. My only concern is my left breast is hurting, painful to touch at the top & it aches....wouldn't worry if it was both breasts but as it's not the one I do wonder if there's anything sinister going on in there!? Or is this normal?
I will update next week when I'm 3 weeks post op and with photos!
19 days post op pictures
Feeling good, healing well!
Forgot to add pictures of the breast lift! Here they are, healing well!
I need advice and help from you all!
I have a few issues with my incisions... My right breast at the bottom of the vertical incision is oozing and looks a little infected. I have been putting iodine on and trying to get air to it hoping it will heal over!
My tummy tuck incision looks fine apart from right in the middle above my pubic bone is very sore to touch and red also looks swollen ( almost like a blister)
What do I do? I am waiting for advice from my surgeon but would be good to hear from you guys, especially if u have had this problem....
5 weeks post op
Hi everyone! A quick update to say I'm doing great! Feeling good even though I have a bad cough and I warn you...it really hurts to cough!
I can move around a lot easier now and it doesn't hurt much at all ( apart from sneezing or coughing). My incisions are healing now after my stitch issues but are taking their time! Still a but worried about them but hopefully soon will be a distant memory!
I just received my pre and post op pictures from Dr Aslani and I can't believe the transformation I've made! I will put the pictures on here... The post pictures were taken 1 week post op. I will update again in a few weeks! Thanks! Xxx
Feeling sexy again
Starting to feel sexy!
Even though I'm still swollen and sore....
2 month post op
Everything is good and I am very happy with my results... My tummy is looking good and I have started running again! Hopefully lose a few kilos before my wedding in 6 weeks!
I'm a little disappointed in the shape of my breasts, they look a little deformed but hopefully with time the shape will get better... If not I'm sure there's something DR Aslani could do to rectify it.
So I feel almost back to normal now... I must ask when I can do abdominal crunches again.
Any questions just ask!
Almost 6 months post op
17 Aug 2014
5 months post
Hi guys sorry its been a while, been very busy! Got married! Everything was perfect! I feel amazing with my new body, the scars are still very large and red but i feel good and very Happy with the results! What do you All think?
13 Oct 2014
7 months post
Training hard and seeing results????????????