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Feeling Butterflies, 7 Days Till my mommy makeover surgery - Upland, CA

Mother of 3 5' 44yrs old primary reason is...

Mother of 3 5' 44yrs old primary reason is loose skin is the main concern at my age. I feel like I carry an apron with me at all times.

I have been reading the stories here which have really helped. I have changed my mind about three times but after finding this site and reading thru the stories it has helped me gain confidence.

I am so nervous I cant stop eating junk food I...

I am so nervous I cant stop eating junk food I crave all the wrong stuff I have been watching what I eat active at the gym and these last few days I have been soooo baddd I think I am having moments where I feel like do I go thru with it or what??

I saw my Dr. yesterday went over procedures answered my questions I feel more comfortable with him this was my 3rd consultation and he has been very helpful and patient to all my questions and concerns.

OMG!!! 5 days till my makeover I can't sleep I...

OMG!!! 5 days till my makeover I can't sleep I am having dreams good and bad, I dont usually dream I knock out and wake up without a problem I am down to 5 hours of sleep..

I am nervous, getting emotional having thoughts of what if's..

Taking it easy this weekend staying in and preping my bedromm and picking up all neccesary items to keep close by.

I am a nervous wreck!!

4 days till my makeover slept much better feeling...

4 days till my makeover slept much better feeling more calm.

Getting prepped with all necessary items doing house cleaning so I am not worrying about it a day before.

I am 48 hours away from my makeover this weekend...

I am 48 hours away from my makeover this weekend was an emotional rollercoaster for me being fathers day - my father passed away in 2002
my husband passed away in 2008

I have a 10 yr old who said he dont have a dad cause he went to heaven.
How does one answer that.

Spent the day at the cemetary started to feel restless started to have negative thoughts again the WHAT IF's I feel like I'm just too emotional right now.

I am also excited I look forward to my makeover I try to stay calm to overcome the negative thoughts and the debbie downers, I just pray all will turn out fabulous.

Also I have been such a junkie craving evertyhin cant stop eating....

6 days post op OMG I dont think Id ever...

6 days post op

OMG
I dont think Id ever felt this pain before

*Breast Aug
*Tummy tuck
*Fat transfer to buttock
*Lipo-
lower back
flanks
neck

lots of pain meds made it worse I did this without pain med I take Tylenol occasionaly
today I feel good but I still need to take it slow
I can't sleep at night
I can't eat
I can't stay still
I guess I am so restless from all the procedures total trauma to my head I had never felt this much pain but it was only the first few days and I think I felt it more due to the fact I did not take pain meds,

I had my 2nd follow up yesterday I got my drains...

I had my 2nd follow up yesterday I got my drains removed so far I am really happy with my results overall.

5 weeks PO I am doing good so far I like my...

5 weeks PO I am doing good so far I like my results ran into a problem went to see the assistant to my Dr claims its necrosis of the fat and should dissapear in about 6 weeks was nervous because the lumps felt bigger he explained since the swellin is clearin up I can feel them more, have another appt with my Dr in fifteen days overall having trouble with the swellin comes n goes but I like the results scars is so minimal for both tummy tuck and breast aug.
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4 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
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I am two weeks post op I am doing much better feel good and so far I like what I see I know I have to wait a few month for final results

I really want to go back to workin out but I think I will just start walking I dont want to retain fluid or swell up.

This website is awesome thank u for everyone who shares stories and the support I learned so much here.
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How are you feeling? I have the same P.S.Just remeber it gets better everyday...rest up and hope all is well =)
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It's midnight I can't sleep I am scheduled to be at the clinic at 6:30 I sent my 10 yr old with his uncle I have been cleaning for the last 5 hours trying to get tired but I can't stay in bed.

I am nervous I don't feel I need much sleep since I will have time to sleep in.
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Good luck tomorrow don't worry about the sleep you can catch up afterward. You'll be great!
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You are just a few hours away to turn into a hot mama ;) Congratulations!
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Good luck tomorrow! I'm sure you'll do great.

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Thanks so much for sharing your story and feelings with us here on RealSelf. I know it can feel pretty harrowing in the days leading up to your surgery, but we're here for you to lean on. Keep your eyes on the prize (and the flat, taut belly) and you'll be ready for the beach again before you know it.

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Hi! There are a couple other ladies on the boards that have used your doctor and have gotten great results! If you search for his name it may pull up and you can reach out to them. Nerves is part of it, but if you are comfortable with your doctor and trust in his credentials all will be fine! Stop worrying, keep at the gym,cleaning your house, preparing some meals and getting your recovery space ready to go and before you know it you will be back at home recovering! Good luck!
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Hi thank you for your support.
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