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.

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...

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

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 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...

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!!

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!!!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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?

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????

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!

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.
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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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I sent u a private message did you get it?
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Yes thank u. I will make an appt w him, turns out the dr im going to this wk isnt board certified :-( And althought ive heard great things from him, i dnt want to risk it. I will still go to him and try on the implants and get a size in mind, but also go see dr flynn. :)
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Good luck with your doctor appts. I did get another opinion by a doctor ib Thousand Oaks that I had heard great things about. He was much older and his office was very anxious to schedule it. I told them I wanted to wait a month because I was in a wedding. She said on you will be fine for that. If I had gone ahead no I wouldn't have been fine for the wedding to wear a normal bra and the dress. Dr Flynn office said no way no it after and they didnt have any appts till after anyway.
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Thk u! Wow what dr was this? I went last yr to a dr in Thousand oaks too. And i loved her, but she said she would not make me huge! Haha in other words i believe she said 400-4500ccs would be the max she would use on me. Which is good becuz she wants me to look good. Im calling dr flynn today might as well go to all the drs to see who im most comfortable with :-)
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Hi sent you a private message.
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U look really gud, did u get lipo on ur tummy?
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Thank you very much no I didn't have any lipo.
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loving the results of both procedures, keep us updated on your breast progress! Your tummy tuck looks wonderful at 2 years, did you have to change your lifestyle much to maintain it?
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Thank you so much. I will take some breast photos my camera battery died lol. No I didn't have to change much of anything I already exercises and watched what I ate. I just had separated muscles and from my uterus being enlarged everything pop out lol
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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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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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How are you feeling now? My nipples are so sensitive!!! When does this end? I sent my PS a message asking if he recommends something I can use. I could not find the Blue Emu cream but I am using the Scar away strips but that does not help with sensitivity for me.
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They look like they will heal really nicely! How long is the squareness supposed to last? Thanks for posting!
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I am not sure I heard by 6 months you love them lol. They are pretty big but at least the last few days they have not been killing me!
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Thanks! Glad they are feeling better. :)
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Do you think you are still swollen, or do you think that is your permanent size? I read that you are bigger than you want to be. I too am bigger than I wish I was. I'm hoping that it is just still swelling and it will go away soo. I also need to drop and fluff more.
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I think I am still swollen and they are still square shape so I am hoping they go down. I am much bigger than I want at this point but we will see. I am going to try really hard to lose 10lbs and see it that makes a difference!!! I am on steroids for the inflammation and starting to feel a tiny bit better!
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Beachmom I wrote about you in my review!
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lol I see that!! I am going to go get some nursing pads today also and maybe some cream scar away and see if that works better. I am one month today and I will say I feel better but still very sore. I am hoping celebrax helps!!
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