Surgery to remove tumor.

Hello everyone I'm new to the site but I was on...

Hello everyone I'm new to the site but I was on here all the time til I found which Dr I wanted to do my surgery. And I decided on Dr J. His work is awesome but I wish more of his clients would post about their experiences with him. I have wanted to have a tt for some years now after having two sets of twins. I used to have a small waist and a nice booty until my kids robbed me. I'm 5'3 178 and I don't want to be small I just want to get a big butt and no gut. So I'm here for support, advice, ect. My phone consult isn't till oct.1st Michelle said DR J. is booked til then. But I'm very excited about the whole process especially the end results.

9 days till my consult!! I'm super excited to...

9 days till my consult!! I'm super excited to hear what he's going to do to get this gut down and this butt up. I was thinking he may want me to lose a little weight. Which I can afford to lose but I don't want to be skinny when it's all said and done.

Ok. Here are some picks of my "to be repaired...

Ok. Here are some picks of my "to be repaired body". Sorry so blurry. I hate my gut and can't wait to get rid of it. It's been a problem of mine for years. As you can see I have plenty of fat for Dr J to work with to give me a great booty.

Hey ladies! It's been a while and I hope all is...

Hey ladies! It's been a while and I hope all is well with everyone. So I had my consult with Dr J. after going over things with Nicole who is very informative about the procedures I would be getting. She went over what she saw in my pics and what I 'm requesting of the doctor. When Dr J. got on the phone he was very polite. He asked me what I wanted then gave his suggestions as we both were looking at my pics to point out his vision for the new me. So along with the TT and BBL he suggested fat grafting to my hips and lipo to my back bra roll which I was kind of expecting. I did ask if he thought I should lose weight and if so how much. And he did say I should try to get down to 155 which isn't bad, I'm 178 now so 23 pds....and a little weight loss with toning will just have me looking even better.

He did inform me that having multiple procedures is going make my healing process difficult as far as being able to sleep, getting up and down, not being able to sit etc. That I would need a boppy pillow for sitting and a neck roll for laying on my side and lots of help. I would also need to stay in Ga for 10-14 days due to multiple procedures if I wanted to do one my stay would be 7-10 days. I would be taught how to position the pillows once I got to his office the day before my sx.

My sx date is March 29 so I'm going to be working hard to get this money together. oh!! I also asked Dr J if he did a pain pump with multiple procedures and he said no. I wish he did I hate taking pills. And as much as I'm paying it even could've been be included in the price but hey my insurance will pay for the scripts so no worries. One garment is also included so I'll have some shopping around to do for a second one plus I would like a waist cincher. Well ladies my bout with insomnia is coming to an end so GN and good luck with your journeys to a more beautiful you.

Had to revise my title my oldest son told me I...

Had to revise my title my oldest son told me I forgot to mention the rest of them even though it was the twins that did me in....

Opps!! The woman's name is Monica at Dr J office...

Opps!! The woman's name is Monica at Dr J office that I spoke with.

So I had surgery a year and a half ago to remove a...

So I had surgery a year and a half ago to remove a nodule from my abdominal wall. It was located near my c-section scar and started out about the size of a pea. I was told it was old scar tissue until it grew the size of a golf ball. I had a biopsy done and it turned out to be a rare case of endometriosis caused by the c-section. Sad to say it's back! I talked to Dr J about it and he suggested I have it reexamined to make sure its been completely removed so there wouldn't be any surprises during surgery.

Well I did yesterday and the Dr I saw specializes in removal of soft tissue masses and wants to completely remove the harden area he felt and then do a biopsy. He said he wants to take the area out to make sure all is well and any good Dr would because they wouldn't want it to spread during sx. He told me the medical term for spreading but I don't remember. The Dr was also concerned at the fact of it coming back and continually asked was I told it was benign. I was, thank God for that. So I signed the release form to have my records sent to the new MD to get this sx and biopsy done.

I'm not nervous at all. I just hate that I have to go through this again. And puzzled at the fact of me not having endometriosis anywhere else so why is it on my abdomen? I did have my sister was there with me and was asking more questions than I was. I love her and truly thank her for her support.

The sx will take an hour to do under general anesthesia and I can go home the same day. I have to go to a follow up appt. before the procedure is done for insurance purposes which is Dec. 14th. Then I have the choice of getting it removed before or after Christmas. I'm thinking of going before, I like to get things done and out of the way.

Well ladies that's what has been going on with me. How have you all been?

Merry Christmas BBL and TT Fam!!! Hope everyone...

Merry Christmas BBL and TT Fam!!! Hope everyone is having a great time their loved ones!!

Well, I had a ct scan on the 5th and the Dr said...

Well, I had a ct scan on the 5th and the Dr said the tumor growing on my abdomen appears to be benign. I'm scheduled to have it removed on Feb. 15th. and he'll study it some more to see exactly what it is. I want to get this over with as quickly as possible. I guess I'm rushing to get this over with cause I'm scheduled for my TT and BBl in march. It's looking like I may have to postpone everything until I get my results and both Dr's approved me to go forward with getting my body repaired. Feeling kind of down about that but my health is more important.

I hope everyone is enjoying the New year so far and for some of you the "New You" as well. I'll keep yall posted.
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon

I haven't completely finished my process to answer everything honestly yet so far I love the Dr I've chosen.

4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
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Glad to hear it is benign. I will keep you in my prayers as well.
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Thx Mogirl I need every prayer.
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I'll keep u in my prayers. Hope all is well.
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Thank you Butterflykisses
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Merry Christmas to you too!!!
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I hate delays.....It sounds like the are being cautious and going about it the right way.... This may give you time to settle on your PS and other avenues....
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Yeah I 'm being cautious cause endometriosis is painful and to have it spread would be a nightmare. I still want Dr J to be my PS but if it'll be best to have my TT locally and postpone my BBL then that's what I'll do.
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Wow, sorry to hear about that. Will u have to postpone ur surgery with Dr. J?
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Hey Nat7080...So far I don't know if I'll have to postpone or not. It all depends on what this biopsy reveals. I hope I won't have to but health first.
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You had your consult in October and he cannot do the surgery till March? That seems like a long ways out...
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I started a new job just before my consult so I chose to have my sx then to give myself some time on the job. In addition to my children are on spring break around that time and it works for me...
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Oh ok that makes sense. I was getting nervous because I thought they were going to make me wait awhile after my consult for the operation. I am already having to wait 6 months for my consult which gives me time to get prepared...
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Hi cinnabuns201. well my surgery is scheduled for Dec 18. I've decided to stay local & get it done with a surgeon at home. it will cost more but to eliminate travel & God forbid I cant get back home- I wont have that to worry about.
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Hey Butteflykisses2624. Good to hear from you. I understand about the traveling especially that time of year. You would've spent extra money anyway on food and hotel fees, ect. So your just breaking even. And at least you'll be at home comfortable and worry free. Im excited for you and will be counting down with you :)
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Soooo my surgery was cancelled with my local doc. I am now locked with Dr O for Dec 4- 2 weeks!! My b-day is Dec 8 so HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME!!
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What a great B-DAY gift...I know you will enjoy it. Good luck!!!
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Good luck to you!
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Thank you Bootiebeauty78. How are you doing?
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I'm good. Waiting for Sandy to go away so we can return to our home.
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That's crazy! I'm still can't believe it!! I read some where on RS ppl where saying there's no way that can be done. Something about u got to be in ur back for a TT and u can't lay on ur back after a BBL or something like that..
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I read that too but he said that he'll saw me how to sleep on my side with a neck pillow under my hip so I'll heal properly.
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That's AWESOME :) ur getting both! I thought I read it wrong lol.. I thought it wasn't possible to have both at the same time?!? :)
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LOL...I asked Dr J. if it was possible to do both and he said yes but I would have to stay in Ga for a week longer.
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Are you are getting BOTH TT/ BBL at the same time??? Huh, I thought that wasn't possible?!?! Lol
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Hey MommyMita23! This time will fly by quickly. Yes, I'm getting the BBL/TT with lipo to abs, flanks and back bra roll totaling $16,800 not including meds. I'm glad Dr J. can do both at the same time going under multiple times scares me.
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