4 Months Post-Op! #Team Pantoja

Hello all, I'm looking into getting this surgery...

Hello all, I'm looking into getting this surgery as well. And came to the site for support as well to support others here. I'm currently consulting with Dr. Salama, I've read tons of reviews, looked at his healthcare report card and viewed his work, which is great!!!! I would love any feedback at all. My question is how many CCs are some of the ladies here going with??? I'm 5'6 & 165 lbs . Fat is mostly in my abdomen, back and thigh area. I will post some pics soon so you ladies can see my transformation, but the MD is booked until April:-( 2013!!!! It sucks, but gives time to save money. Super Excited

Spoke with Salama's office, yesterday, got my date...

Spoke with Salama's office, yesterday, got my date its just the wait, i'll definitely be counting down.

Ladies please tell me how many CC's are you going...

Ladies please tell me how many CC's are you going with? I'm thinking 950cc-1000cc, but wondering if I should do 1100???? I'm frustrated!!!!! Please Advise, I know a percentage of the fat is absorbed, so I want the best results possible! #Can't Wait

I think I'm gonna go with 1000ccs for Fat...

I think I'm gonna go with 1000ccs for Fat Injection, I'm so excited and can't wait! It's gonna be a long 8 Months!!!!!! Praying for all my BBL Sisters going before me.

Also I will be posting PRE OP pics of me in...

Also I will be posting PRE OP pics of me in certain clothes so I can see the before and after!!!!! Dang I can't wait! Too excited!!!

Would love to change dates with some especially...

Would love to change dates with some especially March, things came up & April didn't work. Ugh should of kept my April Date!

Just got done doing some shopping for new clothes...

Just got done doing some shopping for new clothes and I bought 5 maxi dresses! And a bunch of other stuff!! Soooooo excited!

Does anyone know, if any of the ladies has a list...

Does anyone know, if any of the ladies has a list of things to pack & Purchase. After reading reviews in gonna wait to book my flight in hotel, just in case I get an earlier date. Does anyone know if I CAN book my flight & hotel on one of the traveling sites??? & change just in case my date changes????? Thanks in Advance, Ladies please feel free to post any helpful info! Thx & loving the BBL sisterhood.

Anyone willing to Switch Dates, looking for a...

Anyone willing to Switch Dates, looking for a March 2013 Date.

Ladies, are any of having fat added to your hips,...

Ladies, are any of having fat added to your hips, if so how many cc's are some you considering??? Just wondering cause I'm considering this as well now. I'm thinking maybe 100-150cc to the hip???? Thx in advance for your answers & info!! Loving the Sisterhood.

Would someone like a May 7 2013 date??????? Just...

Would someone like a May 7 2013 date??????? Just asking spot with DR SALAMA

Still looking for an earlier date! If I have no...

Still looking for an earlier date! If I have no success by Nov 15th! I'll give up! Ladies if you know someone willing to switch, please let me know . Thanks

I guess May it is! Just can't find any earlier...

I guess May it is! Just can't find any earlier dates!!!! I will post all of my journey though for my BBL sisters coming after me. Once January comes, I'll be more excited!!!! Lol

I Reviewed & Researched doctors my Top 3 were...

I Reviewed & Researched doctors my Top 3 were Salama, Campos, and Jimerson. Jimerson is Great but costly, Salama is Excellent but booked out too far, & Campos is a ittle less costly & great. But not to much less than Salama. I've researched places to stay & flights. & got an earlier date. So I'm thinking of going with Campos his work is lovely , looking at lots the girls photos on MMH & also a friend of mine just got home after having surgery with him. I still have my date booked with Salama. So I'm lingering in my decision . LOL

I'm still here! working hard!!!! Looks like more...

I'm still here! working hard!!!! Looks like more than likely, I'll be going with Campos!!!!! Pricing Flights & Hotels, Surgery Cost!!!!!

I've been researching Dr. Pantoja & I love his...

I've been researching Dr. Pantoja & I love his results, Officially deciding in 15 DAYS! I will be posting updated photos , I've lost some weight! & I'm wondering should I do the TT & BBL or just BBL??????????

I'm almost ready ladies!!!!!!!! TT & BBL is what I...

I'm almost ready ladies!!!!!!!! TT & BBL is what I will have done.

Ladies who have crossed the border are you using...

Ladies who have crossed the border are you using your Birth Certificate & ID ??? If so does anyone know if we can use a copy ? I have my Birth Certifcate but it's not the Original from day of birth! I'm thinking of using a Passport Card instead of an Passport??? Thx in advance

OMG!!!!!!! one more week?!!!!!! Super Excited!!!!!!

OMG!!!!!!! one more week?!!!!!! Super Excited!!!!!!

I'm going to post new Pre-Op pics the day before...

I'm going to post new Pre-Op pics the day before my Surgery with Different outfits on as well so you ladies can see my before & After !!!!!! I will post everyday , so don't worry ladies and I'm willing to answer many questions as possible, my sister will be tagging along for support! I'm so happy about that! I will also post my list of items next week, I'm trying to keep it simple as possible.

My flight was cancelled !!!!! I don't know why???...

My flight was cancelled !!!!! I don't know why??? now I'm scrambling to find another flight!!!!! I'm pissed ! due to my job! I had to wait last F'in Minute!!!!!! huh!!!

I accidentally purchased 4 Freakin Tickets!!!!!!!!...

I accidentally purchased 4 Freakin Tickets!!!!!!!! Orbitz cancelled one set seeing they were the same names!!!!! smh! But Thank God!!!! I'm still on and they're refunding my $$$$$$$$$$!!!!! ok ladies!!!!! I'm keeping you updated!!!!!

Ladies anyone knows the closest Hotel to Dr. P's...

Ladies anyone knows the closest Hotel to Dr. P's office??? I'm sooooooooo last minute but I'm getting a discount through Orbitz !!! lol, anyhow 4 Days to Go, Monday I will start journaling for you ladies!!!! and Post more Pre-Op Pics! I'm kind of Nervous!!! but no backing out NOW!!!!!

I'll be posting my Pre-Op Pics Tomorrow!!!!!!!...

I'll be posting my Pre-Op Pics Tomorrow!!!!!!! Flight & Hotel Booked !!! clothes Packed!!!! iPhone Camera working perfectly!!! Ladies I'm Ready!

Almost Time, on my way to work for 6 hrs, Then...

Almost Time, on my way to work for 6 hrs, Then I'll be back on here to post lol

Here are my Terrible Pre op photos! I'm posting...

Here are my Terrible Pre op photos! I'm posting more Tomm, I took these alone.

These are the things I'm taking with, I'm also...

These are the things I'm taking with, I'm also taking my own pain meds. Also if you ladies have ??????? , Feel free to ask? as far as Meds I'm taking: Iron, Coq-10, Fish Oil, Vitamedica Bromelain /Quercetin, Diphenhydramine Hcl( Benadryl ) Senna-S, Vitamin E, Vitamin C , & Folic Acid, Acidophilus, Cranberry tabs. The big bottle in the Pic is Pro- Stat! (Excellent For Wound Healing)!!! also the Karma water is filled with Vitamins! & it's pineapple flavored, I will only be drinking water / Pineapple juice. I'm bringing the Ensure clear just in case I can't eat or feel nauseous. I'm also taking the dial Anti-Bacterial since I'm having surgery , otherwise I wouldn't use it! due to the fact our body needs some bacteria! all bacteria isn't BAD, and antibacterial soap strips our body of the good & bad making us prone to infections, ( Just FYI) I'm taking Johnson's body wash because its mild enough for the skin, I also got the bio-oil, oh yeah! and Prunes! lol

Ok, I'm @ The SAN Airport ! waiting on my Luggage...

Ok, I'm @ The SAN Airport ! waiting on my Luggage one got left behind!!!!! soooooo I'm waiting around until 5:00 pm for my luggage to arrive than @ 5:30 Ralph will pick us up!!!! & Take us to the Hotel!!!! Irritated with that! & it's only 12:40 pm now here!!!! ( Taking Deep Breaths) SMH!

Ok BBL Sisters my day is finally here, I'll have...

Ok BBL Sisters my day is finally here, I'll have my Sis post a Few More Pre-Op pics & Immediately After I'm out of Surgery, Thanks for all the Prayers , Support & Well Wishes!!!!!! See you on the Other Side . Lol

Doctor just marked me up! he's really nice & sweet...

Doctor just marked me up! he's really nice & sweet ! & Very Handsome! He gave me a Squeeze on the cheek! * Blushed* Nadia & Ruth are very nice as well, the more I'm here, the more I'm glad I came. Hopefully my next post will be after Surgery.

My Surgery was yesterday! I feel great, Dr. P is...

My Surgery was yesterday! I feel great, Dr. P is sooooooo Sweet , Nadia , Ruth & the other staff are great too. my pain is a 0 when lying still when moving is about 2/3 nothing I can't tolerate! I didn't get the Tummy Tuck, my stomach is Flat ! Dr P is the man!!!! If you thinking of making him your doctor Please do! # Team Pantoja

Hi, Ladies I'm 2 days post op, I feel good just...

Hi, Ladies I'm 2 days post op, I feel good just sore & Stiff, really no pain just the stiffness I guess, I have a very tiny waist & nice round bottom. Not shelf looking at all. I go for my massage Tomm, I've been drinking only water & pineapple juice. here are a few more pics.

Hi, ladies I'm 6 days post- op results still...

Hi, ladies I'm 6 days post- op results still intact , I think my tummy has gotten Flatter , I go for a Massage Tomm & yes they are Tolerable, but they hurt! Pre medicate yourself prior to those !!! But after you'll feel so much better. I've been resting at home , Wearing my garment / waist clincher daily! if I take out on the waist clincher I have my Stockings & legging shorts on for my butt! My Results are beautiful! I can't wait until I'm @ the 3 week Phase! I'll be updating weekly & adding a photo as well. Thanks again for all the well wishes & support. Any questions pm me or post here .

Hi Ladies , I had my massage today it was a...

Hi Ladies , I had my massage today it was a Lymphatic/Deep Tissue Massage! It was great! but please do get your massages! I still have many more sessions to go, I still have some swelling & bruising, my butt is already starting to soften & it's actually a inch bigger 43 ! I measured today! it's nice & round I tried a pair of my jeans on & the fit without a belt!!! looks good too! my jeans are size 11! I'm really surprised that my butt is so soft!?? anyhow I stil have sutures In above my breast line, & I'll take those out today myself. My incision & drain spots are pretty much healed! I am taking the Vitamedica Supplements & they appear to be working! I'll continue those for another week ! I'm also sitting on my butt here & there but I've been sitting since day 2! No changes in my butt! The garment Dr. P gives us is a great one but I don't like sleeping in it , when I do I've noticed my body is more tense when I wake so I'm only gonna wear that in the day! & when I took it off to shower this morning there where grooves in my butt maybe I need a Xl vs L idk! but I'm gonna buy a new corset ! I like using my waist clincher that works great! but it has the ridges in it! So tonight I'm gonna use my corset & look on classicshaper.com for a new garment, Any questions let me know ! here is a 1 week photo

I'm feeling really good. I'm back at work , I felt...

I'm feeling really good. I'm back at work , I felt really bad on Sunday because I went without my garment for a whole day !!!!!! So please keep that garment on 24-7! I was more swollen and it was painful! But thanks to Diva1212 ! She got me back on track!!!! & let's just say I've learned my lesson! I'm only taking my garment off to shower or use the bathroom & for massages !!!!!!! & For 30 min 2-3x a day for relaxation but I'm barely doing that! I've lived in this garment since Sunday, lol. I'm still very Happy & Loving my results. My bottom is nice & round , Tummy Flat ! I can't wait to get to the Gym!!!!! I'm gonna post Measurements & my 2wk photo later today. Any questions just ask.

I'm feeling great!! Recovery is going well!!!!...

I'm feeling great!! Recovery is going well!!!! Tummy still a little swollen butt is soft hoping it gets softer. Still very Happy & Loving the Outcome!!!!

Hi Ladies, I'm doing great ! healing well, I still...

Hi Ladies, I'm doing great ! healing well, I still have swelling & Inflammation in my lower abdomen ! geez my stomach has come along way! I can't believe it!!!!! I'm still soooooooooooo Happy with my Results. It's a New Me!!! I feel good . I've been getting my massages & they work wonders! The only complaint I have about this whole process is Wearing this Damn Garment!!!! goodness! but I know I have too! I feel good & blessed to make it through my surgery!!!! Any Questions PM me or write below! Thanks again BBL sisters for your support! I hope my blog has been helpful.

Hi Ladies , Thx for all the Love & Support!!! I'm...

Hi Ladies , Thx for all the Love & Support!!! I'm healing great I've lost 14 lbs since surgery!!!! YES eating RT! check the New Dress !!!!! sheer see threw on the sides!!!!

I only tried the dress on!!! can't wait to wear...

I only tried the dress on!!! can't wait to wear it! Thx

Hi Ladies! I'm sorry I've been MIA ! lost my phone & forgot my password! but I'm BACK!

Hi Chica's I'm feeling Great! I have tons of pics from weeks 6&7 and I'll post them later today or Tomm! And I'll post week 8 pics Friday! that's my day off ! and I'll have time to Blog! I'm healing fine, still inflammation on my tummy slightly but I feel & look Great! I've lost 18 lbs! very happy

I'll post 6&7 week photos

I'll post those pics today or tomm

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7 wk photo

Week 7

Dress Wk 7

Week 6

Week 6

Week 6

Skirt Week 6

pics from week 6&7

just a couple pics

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Front view ! this dress is XS but still to big

week 6

no signs of surgery incision marks completely faded

These taken today!

I'm so busy ladies! My job has been so demanding

4 months post op

I'm feeling great, my tummy still flat , I'm still very happy with my results . I would like to say thank you too all the ladies for your Support, if you ladies have questions message me and give me a day or two to respond. I will post a few new pictures.

3 1/2 mark

Feeling good

Just a Few pics

Today

Just another photo ladies

Just a photo

I'm doing my best with the phone lol

Saying Thanks!!!!!!

I would like to thank all my BbL sisters for support!!!!!!

Hello ladies

I'm still here, I have more pics to share. Any questions please inbox me.

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I will update later today .

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9 months

Hi, Ladies still going strong. Still here. My job is so demanding please be patient when PM me. Thanks
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After seeing his work & speaking with staff & actual patients! It's a No Brainer for Me! I'm Team Pantoja!!!!! I definitely chose the right doctor!!!!!!

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
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
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How are you doing lady?
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Hi, how many CC's did you get? You look amazing. Can you please repost your before pic? Please
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How many ccs did you get doll. You look great
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Also... Just curious. How far were you from home where you had your surgery ?
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Are you a smaller size after surgery than you were before ? I want a bbl just for enhancement not being greedy. I always had a butt that I was satisfied with however, I recently had a butt and thigh lift due to a massive amount of weight loss. Now, due to the tightening of the skin, it seems that my butt became flat. My doctor said that it should return because my body will remember. If it doesn't, I'm ok with that because I hated my sagging skin. May I add that my body was amazing with my clothes on...but I felt like I was living a lie. I couldn't wear short or a bathing suit. So, if my butt doesn't return within 6 months, I'll be going for a bbl. like I said, nothing big just natural...
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Ladies thanks for allllllll your support ! Any questions. I will try and answer them all
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Great results werk it
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how long did you wait until you went back to work?
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Hey lady welcome bck! How many cc's did dr. give you?
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I scheduled my surgery for December, can you tell me what bloodwork you were required to do before surgery? You look great btw, looks like you bum fluffed :)
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You look good. How was the recovery? How long until you went back to work? I'm thinking of going January 2014
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What are u getting done for round 2
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SweetNursewithAssets how are you? just checking in on you b4 i leave for Dr.Pantoja's on sunday!
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Wow your results are amazing! !! Dr.pantoja hooked ur booty and stomach up. How many cc did u get in each "cheek" ? I want atleast 1000 in each
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hI I love u review and ur body looks great...im about 2 weeks post op.and wanted to know when and how did u start driving and siting?
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U mention you want a tummy tuck... Did u have lose skin after sx?
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Dat azzz!!! Dr. P is sooo awesome...gurl...I love it!
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Hi! U do look great! My sx is aug 12th 2013 any advice? Im staying at CLUB MED.
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Check your lists...ask questions now..we got you!
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Looking good
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You look AWESOME!!! Team Pantoja!!
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Thank you!!!!! I'll be watching your journey
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Girl!!! You look great! What I love about your pics is that you look NATURAL. No tremendous curves with a nonexistent waist (no offense to anyone), but that is not what I want. Did you have any concerns about the area you were staying in? How was the cleanliness of the facility? Did you do general anesthesia or epidural? Where did you stay for aftercare?
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Thank you so much. I felt very safe, I stayed at the city express the workers were nice and understood English very well, hell I ordered apple bees and everything, lol. Dr P facility and surgical center is High Tech! I was shocked when I went in cameras, everything it looked like a mini hospital! I was put to sleep, I felt my overall experience was safe and I'm planning on going back for Round 2
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I agree Sweetnurse...totally!
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