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Full TT w MR January 2012

Having children has left me with sagging skin and...

Having children has left me with sagging skin and separated muscles, causing my abs to bulge out. Been wanting or a long time!

I am now 8 days post op and feeling much better...

I am now 8 days post op and feeling much better after having drains removed today. I am still bruised and swollen but the only thing that hurts is my back from walking hunched over.
Posting a pic from today. Boobs look a little asymmetrical but they're not, it's just how I'm holding phone to take pic that is making them look like that. However they are a little "frankensteiney" still. Lol.

Far as the tummy, I couldn't be happier with my nice low scar and how thin it is.

I forgot to add exactly what I had done. I had...

I forgot to add exactly what I had done.

I had a full Tt w lipo of flanks(included), and a breast lift without implants.

Posting some pics of my 2 week mark today. You can...

posting some pics of my 2 week mark today. You can see the level of swelling is still pretty bad(hoping at its peak),and some bumpiness on hips(flanks) where doc did the lipo. Really hoping all that smooths out... also, see the twins progress lol

Really hoping all that swelling and bumpiness will...

Really hoping all that swelling and bumpiness will go down and reveal a much smoother look. Feeling pretty blah about it as of today because it looks like my before pics are better than my afters :(

Adding a pic of my right drain site... looks funky...

adding a pic of my right drain site... looks funky still... wondering if normal? little over 2 weeks po

Adding a pic from today po day 17... is it just me...

adding a pic from today po day 17... is it just me or do my hips(flanks) look uneven??? Hopefully its just swelling more on one side than on the other...

At almost 4 weeks po(2 days shy), I feel like I've...

At almost 4 weeks po(2 days shy), I feel like I've turned a major corner today. Today is the first day I woke up and got out of bed walking straight(upright). yay for me!
Also, after drinking what seemed like a gallon of water last night, my swelling has gone down remarkably today as well(although it is morning, so we shall see what today brings)...
I added some pics from last night to show the progress. Not a huge change from last week, but in person so much better.

6 weeks post op and starting to feel more normal...

6 weeks post op and starting to feel more normal now. Started walking and getting around much better now. Also, sleeping is better and I find myself tempted to sleep on my stomach already! lol I don't though... sticking to side and back for now. see updated pics are showing I'm still experiencing some swelling on my flanks(especially the one side), and upper abs(oddly enough???)...

2 year post op update

It's been 2 years and all I am really say is wow! It just gets better and better. I exercise and eat clean so I'm sure that helps a lot but my results are still amazing! Posting a pic of tummy as of today.

2 yrs post op update

It's been 2 yrs and wow my results are still amazing! I eat clean and exercise regularly as well. Here's a pic of tummy as of today.
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Doing pretty well. I thought of you the other day, too - some way or another AZ came up and made me think of next year! Workouts are tough - stamina isn't what it used to be. But I'm fighting through it! :)
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I hear ya on the stamina. It takes everything I have to get TO the gym, and then even more to get THrOUGH the workout! Lol sigh
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How are you Janes??
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Hi Maumee! I'm great, how r u? I was thinking of you last week as I struggled through my first high intensity gym class. Lol thought to myself I sure could use a Tt buddy right now so someone in here can fully understand my limits. Lol!!!
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Janes - it is amazing how similar our recoveries are. My left side/flank is more swollen than my right and my upper abs are swollen as well. It must just be this stage of healing for us (thank goodness!!). Makes me feel a bit relieved that we are on the same page. :) At any rate, you are still a knockout, even with the swelling, and as always, I love your girls. ;-)
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Hi Maumee, that's good to hear!!! I'm glad it's all normal. Seems odd that upper abs would swell later in the game, thought gravity pulled things down lol!?!
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Oh and thanks Maumee! Always nice to hear compliments!
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You look amazing! I do not think the flanks look that uneven, I would think it I'd most likely swelling. 4 weeks out is far too soon to judge, I told my hubby to stop analyzing every bump and lump until at least 6 months out lol.

Your breasts look amazing! I like mine too... My hubby was a little choked when he first saw them but now after 4 weeks he is saying they look so much better. I keep saying I told you so lol. I also measured exactly the same size as I did before 36d. I cannot wait to try on a real bra and see ow much better they look. I am already happy with them in a sports bra, no more MONO BOOB! Lol
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LMFAO (I told my sister that means laughing my flat abs ow) I mean a 38d, spell check did not pick that one up hahaha.
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Thank You! I'm VERY happy with the boobs too! Such a nice change. Love shopping for bras now too! Lol
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Ha! That's a good one! Going to have to use it sometime ;)
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janes you look great!!!! your tummy looks so natural.
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Thank you Mm!
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My youngest one is 4 and dose not need allot of picking up thankfully but My husband is taking time off work for my recovery :) Thanks for the advice I hope mine comes out looking as good as yours :)
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Sandra my biggest and most important piece of advice would be HAVE HELP lined up for recovery. LOTS of help and for atleast 3 weeks if you have toddlers that need picking up etc.
Good Luck!
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I am looking into a tummy tuck I have an apt on the 20th of this month. I can't wait to go and find out what I need done. But I will not be able to get it done till summer time during the kids summer brake :)
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WOW your doc did a great job you look awesome :)
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Thank you Sandra! I looked over at your profile and see you're trying to decide a course of treatment for yourself. Have you decided what procedure to go with yet? I will say if you decide on tummy tuck, you will not be disappointed. It's amazing! Slow recovery but so worth it and I'm only 1 month post op. Good Luck with your decision!
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You look really good, Janes! I am still so swollen around my incision and numb all over. Can you believe it has been 4 weeks?
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Thanks Maum! I can't believe we're already a month po! I'm so relieved the swelling is showing some mercy lol. Are your jeans tight in the butt and legs? Mine are more than I realized
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Janes, you look awesome!! Your vertical scar is so much shorter than mine! You should be absolutely thrilled so far :-)
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Thank you Katma! I have to say I am very pleased. ;)
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looks like a little swelling. I would think that it is totally normal for this early in the game. Its really not even noticable. I would not have picked up on it if you never had posted about it. I think it looks great. So I have decided that I am going to just go with the lift. A solid C or small D is all I want to be. I def don't want to increase my size, only get them up there. I posted a pic on my review. What do you think? I am going to ask for aerola reduction at the same time. Keep in mind im preggers so i look kinda thick lol.
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Did you take some of your pics down?
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Just the gross drain one. It was bugging me to look at it. Lol oh and one front view that I felt looked yucky too.
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