I had a great experience I never would have done...

I had a great experience I never would have done this if I didn't have a hysterectomy at the same time.. I am so glad I did it!!The hysterectomy was totally unexpected thought my problems could be fixed with hormone adjustment so when he said we are going to cut you open were your c-sections were I said I should get tummy tuck while I am at it. I love my results even though I am still swollen at 6 weeks.. Before I did this I looked like I was 4-5 months pregnant. I am 51years old 5'3" and weighed 138 the day of surgery. Highest ever other than when I was pregnant. I am now down to 129 and losing! I stayed 3 nights in the hospital and pretty much stayed home for the next three weeks. Was on pain meds for almost 4 weeks mostly at night.

Your V scar looks amazing!!! What are you using on it!?
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I have been using HybriSil scar treatment on it that I got from my PS.. I will take some more pics next week. I finally am able to wear jeans! I haven't been able to wear them in 8 months!
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Fantastic it's nice when they are all on board with your care. Your scar is seriously going to just disappear. You must be very healthy to heal so well so quickly.
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I am about 3 1/2 months post op.. I go see the ps...

I am about 3 1/2 months post op.. I go see the ps today for a follow up. I am posting some pics. I still am swollen at night and after working out.. Still wear my binder as it feels more comfortable. I am having pains in my stomach area that I think is the nerves reconnecting since I am becoming less numb...

.ur so tiny!!!
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Wow, you look fantastic!!
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Thank you very much!
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I am 5 1/2 months and love my results so far....

I am 5 1/2 months and love my results so far. Still swelling so wear the binder at night and late afternoon.. Here are a couple of updated pics
Hi
I have been using hybrisil scar treatment. I got it from the ps.
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Wow your scar looks amazing. Did you use anything to make it fade faster. I have been using silicone sheets and it is still red and didn't fade as quick as yours. I am also 6 months post op
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I am just passed 9 months and I just love my...

I am just passed 9 months and I just love my results. I am doing sit ups and hope that a few more months the results will be better!!! I think my scar is looking great!! I do have a small bump on my right side but it is had to see in the pics. I see the PS in Feb and he will look at again.
I called walgreens pharmacy and they don't have Hybrisil. What pharmacy did you use? I would like to try it.
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I got it from my plastic surgeon then I ordered off the Internet from another plastic surgeon because it was 30.00 less.
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You look really great! Your scar is almost impossible to see! Congrats!! And thanks for updating your pics. So nice to see "older" TT results!
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I just put some pics I got from my PS from before...

I just put some pics I got from my PS from before my TT...
Looks great Beachmom!! :)
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I will have to take some new pictures I am so...

I will have to take some new pictures I am so happy with my new tummy at the one year mark almost!! Now I am getting consults for a breast lift and augmentation and hope to do that in the next 2 months!!
So glad you are happy at almost one year! I am pretty happy with mine too.... just feel pulling when I do ab exercises still.... Let us know how the breast consult goes! Its totally worth it!
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I will have to update some year pictures. I went...

I will have to update some year pictures. I went for my check up and had a consultation for a boob lift/implants and set my surgery date for March 16th. I am very excited and nervous at the same time!!!
Hi Beachmom! Your results are amazing!! Your scar is so faint you can barely see it - you healed really well!! Do you put anything on your scar (oil, silicon, etc)? I at 8 weeks post op and trying to figure out what to use to help fade the scar. Yours is amazing!
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Thank you! I used HybriSil that I got from the PS I put it on twice a day and massaged the scar.
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It is a huge surgery and will take your body time to heal.. I was 51 and I think the older you are the longer healing time. lol I was able to get back to my hour on the stepmill and then start my p90x legs tape with some of the exercises taken out about 6 -7 weeks. I didn;t start doing sit-ups again until about 5 months I was too sore from the muscle repair. I had it in Feb and I remember going to my 6 months post op appt and I was still sore when I ran my hand over the MR. I wore my binder for about 6-7 months almost all day and I still wear it at night most nights to help with the swelling. I still swell my the end of the day and especially if I have something salty! But it was so worth it!!!!!
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I had BL and BA this morning in some pain but not...

I had BL and BA this morning in some pain but not as bad as TT. I can't wait to see what they looked like. He put in 280cc. Will update more later.
Your tt looks so great, that's my next procedure I'd like to have done but the recovery scares me a bit, especially with 3 young children.
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Do you remember what site / dr. You order your hybrisil from. Can't find it at Walgreens either
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Do you remember what site / dr. You order your hybrisil from. Can't find it at Walgreens either
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Well I am 3 days po from BL and BA and I feel...

Well I am 3 days po from BL and BA and I feel pretty good still sore but my lip must have gotten pinched during surgery because it is really swollen and has a sore on it. That is almost bothering me more than the breast. I am not so sure on the size they put in 280cc and they seem huge to me will have to see after swelling goes down.
Hope you are recovering well..I had a ba done years ago and its not as bad as the TT but still hurts! What happened to your lip? Did the dr tell you?
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I don't know what happen I am going to show it to him today. When I woke up I said my lip hurts but nobody said anything. It started looking bad the next day. It is much better this morning and swelling gone down. I am feeling better today. This is a breeze compared to the TT! I am getting bored sitting at home and can't wait to go to the gym again! How are you doing? My tummy is still numb from the bb and below.
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I typed in in on the computer and a Ps office had it in San Diego but I originally got it from my Ps.
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I am 5 days after my surgery on March 16th. I have...

I am 5 days after my surgery on March 16th. I have a little discomfort but haven't taken anything today at all. I am just going crazy resting!!! Will go by the mall later. I am still bruised but less swollen. My tummy is also swollen I didn't expect that. Here are some updated pics.
You look great, they will settle down, just give yourself a little time. I had ba 1 year ago and remember crying because they were so huge but thankfully they went down (2 cup sizes) funny now I have days where I feel huge and then days where I feel like I went too small.... guess I am getting used to them, lol! wish I would have got a bl though!
again, you look great!
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Thank you you look great too and congrats on your weight loss. A BL was what I wanted to start with but didn't want them to sag again. I hope they go down today has been painful much more than a few days ago.
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For what it's worth, I don't think you look too big at all. For certain the new boobs will take some getting used to, but remember also that in a month they will be slightly smaller. Your tummy tuck results are really impressive too!

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8 days PO and I am so sore and my nipples so...

8 days PO and I am so sore and my nipples so sensitive when do they feel better? I am itching too I think from the tape I have over the rest of the stitches. I still have to take the pain med at the end of the day I start with a half and then see if I need more. I don't know how anyone can go back to work. Maybe because I had a lift it seems worse.
Wow, you look so great!! I hope you start to feel better soon! I'm getting a BA/BL on April 3rd. Thanks so much for sharing your pics! I just posted my befores.
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Thank you so much! I needed some positive thoughts today! Last few days a little rough sore, nipples very sensitive and now a blister from the tape. Go back to Ps tomorrow morning!
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Had the rest of my stitches taken out today and...

Had the rest of my stitches taken out today and have an infection under my right breast so on antibiotics. Maybe that is why not feeling great.
Thank you for the first time today I looked in the mirror and thought I might just like these lol Before I was thinking they were too big.. I am sure once the infection goes away and the sensitivity it will be much better. Life to you have the surgery bra?? Mine is bugging the crap out of me underneath where the incision is...
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You look Gr8t!!
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Wow your boobs look great. I am 5 days PO but haven't seen them yet - I go at 1 wk for my po visit. I hope mine look as good. I feel really funny with the healing around the nipples today and am hoping I didn't over do it today and rip anything YIKES. Keep posting pics... looks like we will be about the same size too.
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12 days PO and I am feeling much better. My...

12 days PO and I am feeling much better. My nipples are still very sore and sensitive but I got some ointment called Blue-emu yesterday and been putting it on so maybe that is helping...
What a differance 6 days can make beachmomdk! You are looking great!
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thank you so much.. Go back to PS today I am having a hard time massaging the right breast down.....Going to check on the infection hopefully it is better....
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I would imagine that the right breast would be sore to massage. I'm sure your PS will get that looked after for you. Are you taking Chia seed?
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Well 15 days PO and very sensitive nipples and...

Well 15 days PO and very sensitive nipples and breast. Going to try the ahh bra to get some relief since every other bra is awful right now. Has anyone tried these?
You look so Good!!! I think your size looks great! I feel like mine are huge right now, praying that they go down in size.
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I felt that too when I first got them and my husband said they look huge but now they are starting to go down and look sort of normal.I just wish the sensitive nipples would go away lol it is awful..
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Thank you so much for your compliments I started in Aug back to doing the 400 but before that did 25-50 depending on how I felt. The muscle repair was really sore I could run my hand over it and it was sore. I just didn't want to mess anything up... I am still getting use to my new breast!!! I finally figured out what everyone was talking about feeling sunburned on them.. lol
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Well my nipples are finally calming down thank...

Well my nipples are finally calming down thank goodness and I am not so sore when I wake up. Right about 3 weeks I started feeling better! I think I over did it at week two went back to the gym for an hour on the stepmill. Sweating probably didn't help anything. So skipped a few days and just did the stationary bike. I am so use to 2 hours of cardio, weights, being able to clean the house and play and walk with the dogs this sitting around is driving me nuts. My house is a mess! But it will still be a mess in a week when I can scrub it..
So my boobies are looking square which I heard that is normal. They have dropped a little bit when do they fluff or do they with a lift????
Wow you look great!!! Mine is tomorrow BA and BL I pray mine look as nice as yours!!
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thank you so much.. Good luck tomorrow stay on top of the pain meds and rest!! Don't over do it.. Easier said than done lol
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You can order the Blu Emu on amazon http://www.amazon.com/Nfi-Consumer-Products-Blue-emu-Strength/dp/B00027C9DM/ref=sr_1_1?s=hpc&ie=UTF8&qid=1335887755&sr=1-1. I am still not feeling great and it has almost been 7 weeks. I did a steroid pack last week which made them better but when I finished they were sore again although not as bad. My nipples are also still sensitive but not as bad as 2, 3 and 4th week. The steroids seem to help them too. The sides were really sore but now it is just the bottoms. Boy I had no idea what I was getting into when I had this surgery. I don't know if I would do it again. I guess I will ask myself in 6 months. How many weeks are you???
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Well it has been 7 weeks and I am still in pain....

Well it has been 7 weeks and I am still in pain. The doctor called it red breast syndrome but it should clear up on its own but meanwhile my breast turn red and hurt!
Hopefully it gets better soon!

You look great beachmom! Sorry about the red breast, is it getting better? 
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It is all gone now! I feel great! I will have to update pics!
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Here are a few updated pics I am now a little...

here are a few updated pics I am now a little over 4 months po.. Will try and get some better ones later.
I feel good my nipples are a little sore the past few days...

It has been 2 years and almost 2 months since my...

It has been 2 years and almost 2 months since my tummy tuck and I am so happy with the results. Here are some updated photos.
Wow u look great! Its amazing what a yr and 2 yr results look. Soooo good! Hey did u lose sensation in ur nipples? You would recommend dr flynn? Im gonna check out his website.
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I did and then the sensation came back quickly. They were really sore for about 2 weeks I used blue emu gel on them... I love Dr Flynn he has done quite a few of my friends and they have been happy! Do you live in Ventura?
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Oh thats good, what kind of implants did you get? The moderate or the high profile? I went on his website but there are no pics of him...just wondering about how old he is...haha just scared if he is an older dr u knw. Lol Yes i live in the area. I have a consult on tuesday w a different Dr. But i can try making an appt w dr. Flynn too.
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