About to Start the Tummy Tuck Journey - United Kingdom, GB

Ok so I'm 29yrs old, I have a beautiful son aged 5...

Ok so I'm 29yrs old, I have a beautiful son aged 5. I've always been insecure about my stomach, even more so since going through pregnancy.. I can't stand how soft n jiggly it is, it's ruining my sex life as I'm so insecure about it, and so I've decided to have a tummy tuck!!.... I've had a consultation at harley medical and they advised I needed a tuck and some lipo on the upper abdomen...I'm in the process of researching surgeons and getting info of of people that have had it done... Want to book very soooon : ) : s would love to chat to girls in the uk area and converse... (Tummy buddy) lol

Hoping to book for May! : ))

Ok so it's been a whole since I was last on here but I've just been getting the funds together to b able to get things moving, I'm goin for a consultation with dr dirk Kremer at harley aesthetics, have been doin some research on him and his work and so far so good, I'll update on how it goes but if anybody's got anymore reviews on him I'd b very grateful for feedback..so excited now I'm gettin closer to this!! : )))) xx

All booked for the 9th of June!!

Ok soo.. Since my last review I've just been deciding on which surgeon to go with.. My final decision has been made to have the op at arora clinic with mr adrian richards, had very good reviews n went to c him Monday, I knew there and then.. But I guess u just do with these things, his assistant was called aggie... Who was lovely so really happy I've taken my time in choosing, I'm having a full tummy tuck with lipo to the flanks, excited, nervous all a big mixture ATM, keep lookin in the mirror grabbing my tummy n tryna visualise etc lol, would really appreciate feedback on all you girls that have finished the journey, it's really comforting to hear from others that understand n exchange stories xx

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Pre op assessment

Just a little update... Had my pre op assessment today, got there quite easy, the hospital was very nice and the staff were really friendly, neway I had my blood pressure, blood samples, height/weight etc done.. All went well. The reality is slowly starting to kick in now, to think it's just over a week away from surgery is still quite surreal. I think next week will just be a huge mixture of excitement and nerves but I can't complain.. The time is almost here, all that waiting and longing for this and I'm finally doing it, I'll keep u all updated xx

OMG surgery tomorrow!!!! ????

Well the day is pretty much arrived (almost), got so much to do today as I'll be staying at mums the whole week, I've gota pack a weeks worth of things for me and my little boy, my head is so busy thinking of things I need, but I've just stopped for a sec and thought of the actually procedure, can now confirm I'm starting to become quite a nervousness wreck! It's such a weird feeling, for the past few weeks I've just been thinking of the end results, but now I'm just thinkin of anestetic, scalpels, stitches and the first few days if recovering! Eeekkk I'm guessing this is normal but oh boy ???????????? x

I made it!! : ))))

Hey all, ok so I got here at 11am and was shown to my room, nurse came in and welcomed me did blood pressure etc, I was told mr richards was soon going to come and see me,so I took a shower and got into my gown. Him and his assistant aggie then came in, they both made me feel so comfortable, neway he marked me up with his blue pen... This is when it all got real ????, I had some b4 and after pics taken then they went, aneathatist (sorry spelling) then came in went thru some stuff, then shortly after I got the call to go down.... I gave my mum a huge hug told her I loved her... Bless her she had tears in her eyes ????.. And off I went. It was an AMAZING feeling of waking in recovery I cannot begin to tell u how good that felt. I'm back in my room n have eaten, there's not slot of pain at all, just feels a bit tender n slightly tight, but I'm completely fine, neway going to go and order some tea on room service I think ????????

Day 6 post op

Complete ups and downs this week, I haven't been sleeping great so I think the tiredness has brought on emotional whirlwinds, it's crazy how much it takes out of you when your healing. So neway.. The tummy.. Thursday I woke up with a blister, wasn't on my incision was just underneath, was advised to pop it and dress it, seems to b ok now, tummys still swollen, feels constantly warm ATM but when I touch it there's parts at the bottom that are numb it feels so weird, I can see the difference the ops made tho even with the swelling so I'm hoping once I can stand completely straight and my skins stretched a bit to allow more comfortable movement it will be look even better, on the whole I'm happy right now just tryna ride out the day to day recovery x

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Looking good! Happy healing x
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Thank you : )) xx
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Just seen ur profile.. Wow u look great! Very brave to have the two done at the same time, I admire you for that honestly, I've been quite a baby with just the tt lol, how's your swelling now? I just want mine to gooooo : (
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hello, congrats!!! Was yours drainless? Did you get to see the scar yet? I think you will look fab! Best of luck :)
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Thanks Hun, yes it was drainless, so glad coz they luk pretty uncomfortable : 0 , thanks for your comment, let's hope ay lol xx
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Sorry forgot to answer scar part.. I'm getting my dressings removed tomoz so will see then.. Hopefully alls good ( quite nervous) lol, where are you at Hun, have you booked or seen anyone yet? Xx
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I have 2 consultations booked in Miami when I am going back for short stay and looking to book in UK couple of consultations when I return. I am looking at adrian Richards and CC Kat but not sure yet. I am looking in miami because I am from there, my whole family and friends are there as well and they made some good recommendations. In UK I have very hard time finding information about doctors and no friend to tell that they had great experience with someone. At the end August I will have a definite plan of action. NHS also referred me for muscle repair with a general surgeon, I think I am better of going cometic route because of loose skin. Anyhow, too much going with me, may be I need to start a diary ;) You look like will be looking great! I hope you recover soon and well!
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Wow that's great news hunny thinking if u
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Thanks, swelled up a bit now, feels very tender.. Just hope it turns out good in the end : / x
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Good luck, you will be just fine! Excited to see your updates, take care xxx
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Good luck you won't look back it's almost 6months now for me
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Aww thanks so much for your positive message it's just what I need right now, wish I could press the fast forward button lol, thanks again Hun :) xx
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My pleasure Hun Take care xx
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Hi I'm looking into a TT and I am due to have a consultation with Dr Khan at tranform (28 may) but I only see reviews on BA. Has anyone had a TT with him? Also anyone who went with transform for a TT what was the bill? Lol
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Hi Hun, not sure about tt but my friend had her ba done with him n all went well.. Is this ur first consultation? I've been for a couple and decided to go with adrian richards.. If u go on YouTube you can see him perform a tummy tuck and there's loads of videos he's done talking about it, I just liked his calm and confident approach, made me feel comfortable.. I'm havin a full tummy tuck and lipo to flanks on June 9th and it cost £5660 hope this helps x
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Oh that's a great price I was given a rough guide of £5800 for a standard TT no lypo by the transform coordinator (those appointments are a waste of time should be able to see surgeon from the get go) where is Adrian Richards based? Yes this will be my first consultation with a surgeon but also have one with harley street on 11 June. Hope your sugery runs smoothly.... So jel lol
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Lol aww bless, I remember speaking to people who were already booked and waiting and I hadn't even had a consultation yet.. Seems like yesterday tho and now it sound the corner! It'll happen don't worry ull get there... Adrian richards has a clinic on harley street, but he's doing the op at highgate private hospital, his company is called arora clinics, you will see him on ur very first consultation along with his assistant aggie.. She was lovely aswell. I don't get why some clinics make u see a nurse for the consultation.. U wana see the actual surgeon so u can pick their brains and be rest assured, have a look on arora website there's b4 and after pics if tt, he's got a lot of gd reviews : ) x
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That's great, thanx for your advice. I'm waiting for a call back from arora to book a consultation :)
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Ah that's good! : ) your welcome Hun.. I'll put some after pics up for ya once I'm done x
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That would be great x
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Best of luck x
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Thank you curls98 xx
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I hope it goes well girlie!
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Thanks ashmoney x
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Congrats on finding your surgeon and booking your date! Looking forward to watching your story unfold x
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