33yrs Old,2 Kids, Lipo on Flanks and Tummy

Tomorrow is the big day!! A bit anxious and...

Tomorrow is the big day!! A bit anxious and nervous!! Scheduled at 9am! Both kids were csections so i expect the pain cant be as bad as the csecs!!! Taking off from work until monday! I have stubborn fat in flanks and got worst after pregnancies! Hopefully will be pain free by monday! My dr is dr ghersi in miami, all his reviews are excellent!

2 days post op

Pain is bearable... I am inly taking the strong pain killers at night. Can walk perfectly, it only hurts when I change position... Getting out of bed or sitting down. I got lipo in abs, flanks and outter thighs. Here are a few pre op pics...

2 weeks preop pics...

I don't know what Jaja is? I had told them I wanted to stay in the hospital 1 night because I knew after surgery I can't pee and needed a cathetar for a day. I was gushing blood ! I started having a panic attack in the hospital because I thought I couldn't breathe from garment being so tight so they gave me a valium! Dr. came in and loosened the garment. Wow 6 weeks they told you to wear it? My Dr. said 24/7 for 2 weeks, then 12 hours a day for 2 weeks. Every Dr. is different on what they think. If you read under garments, 1 girl wrote that she can't wear it at all because it gives her a panic attack !
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I am about to call it a quits on this garment! The pressure in my stomach is killing me... Also I dont know why but I got a very bad stomach ache and diarrhea this afternoon... Si not feeling good at all today... I am supposed to go back to work Tuesday... I hope i am feeling better by then... I really want to know if the garment ia only to speed up healing or if its crucial for the final result....
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Hmm... maybe you have a stomach bug. I live in Boston and it is going around. Most people are constipated after surgery. From what I remember reading, it is not crucuial for final results...I think it just speeds it up. But of course ask your Dr. Today ( day 4( is my first day without meds) I feel like someone kicked me with boots. I keep adjusting my stupid binder, but it actually hurts more when I take it off to shower. My flanks r so sore and look bigger and more square!
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3 days post op

Feeling pretty good for the 3rd day! What is making me miserable is the CG... Otherwise i could say i have no pain... Only soreness and uncomfortable.... Havent been able to take more pics... Bruises only in thigh, other than that no bruises... I started taking arnica 2 weeks before...
Ho are you feeling today? I am soooo itchy that I couldn't sleep. at first I thought it was my binder, but realized it is internal ! It is the nerve endings healing. Argh,,,,It is driving me nuts! Hope you are better today.
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Oh God.... How can i explain... I am in crisis today... Went to get the lymphatic massages... They hurt but werent that bad... What is totally killing me is the compression garment... They stuck me in a smaller one and i hate it!!!! I got home amd had to take it off... I just pit the old one back on... Its better than nothing... I felt i could barely breathe when they put me the smaller one... I dont know how crucial for the end result the garment is... Funny you say about the ithching... I started itching like 20 minutes ago and didnt know why... Must be internal also... I am back to work tomorrow! Dont know how i am going to make it 8 hours sitting down with this freaking thing on!! Besides the itchiness how r u feeling????
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4 days post

No pain, except when getting the massages... Hatinggg compression garment!!!
Your results are definitely looking good! and the swelling will start dramatically reducing over the next few weeks. I felt like I was the same size for the first two weeks. Couldn't even squeeze into my pre surgery pants... Had to wear sweat pants and leggings. I am still the same pants size as before, but my clothes looks sooooo much better on me. Also, my bruising subsided around week 3.. I think week 4 I had a few shadows of a bruise on my upper sides, but all gone now. The only thing is that swelling is still here... No where near as bad as before. And when I take my compression garment off, my skin feels tingly and like its gonna fall off or something. Not painful, just tingly. Also I love my compression garment after i got to stop using the original one after surgery. I used http://www.leonisa.com/en/shapewear/post-surgery-shapers-and-liposuction-compression-garments/ They are very comfy. I wear it all the time and have no problem with it.
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You look great! I'm having lipo tomorrow and looking forward to the results...just not the compression garment LOL
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You look awesome!!!:)You will be the best looking young mom at the elementary school:)
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5 weeks post

Welll its been 5 weeks from surgery, seeing the results as days go by. My stomach is flat as a board! He did a beautiful job on my abs! My flanks are still swollen... Still using my CG 12 hours a day, skin still feels weird. I will hopefully start exercising next week... I will post more pics soon.. Only have this one now...
How are you doing?
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