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On the other side and doing great!!
- posted 1 year ago
- updated 1 year ago
- Worth It
- Cost: $4,500
- Somewhere in Utah
Like many of you I put my family first; to the...
- 24 Sep 2011
- 8 days pre
Like many of you I put my family first; to the point of sacraficing my body and my health. After 1 year of great healthy habits. I am back in shape, but the belly fat is not going away. It is never going to go away, unless of course I become anorexic. I am not willing to that.
I am married, about to turn 50 in December and have 3 children all adults now. They go braces, dental implants, accutane, lasix surgery. I got streched out belly, weight gain, type 2 diabetes. Now I can put myself first. So here I go, in one week I get my Tummy Tuck. I am scared and I am excited at the sametime.
I'll post my before pics as soon as get that figured out.
I was so reluctant to join, but now I am so glad....
- 26 Sep 2011
- 7 days pre
I go back and forth between excitement and anxiety...
- 28 Sep 2011
- 5 days pre
I went to see my GYN today because he is going to...
- 29 Sep 2011
- 4 days pre
So, now I am having a lot of guilt and anxiety about the TT.
Spent today cleaning the house, running errands,...
- 1 Oct 2011
- 2 days pre
Day one post OP - Doing well, pain is similar to...
- 4 Oct 2011
- 1 day post
Day 2 post op: I am doing really well. Pain has...
- 5 Oct 2011
- 2 days post
Day 3 post OP. I am able to go 8 hours without any...
- 6 Oct 2011
- 3 days post
Today my healing goal is to pay attention to my fluid intake, walk around the house every 1 - 2 hours, rest, rest, and rest some more.
Thanks everyone for the support.
Day 4 post op: The most annoying thing so far is...
- 7 Oct 2011
- 4 days post
Some helpful things: taking semithicone nightly has help me avoid bloating and excessive gas. Miralax has help me avoid constipation.
I have noticed that no matter how bad I feel, I feel much better after I sleep. My health goals for today is to continue walking, drinking fluids, eating healthy, but I am going to add "accept napping." Yesterday I had so many phone calls, today I am turning the phone off.
Thank You all for you support. It has been a mainstay in my recovery.
Hello Everyone, It is the end of my 5th day...
- 8 Oct 2011
- 5 days post
It is the end of my 5th day Post OP and I am amazed at how well I am doing. There is some numbness and tight feeling through my abdomen. As you can see in the pic I have bruising from the Lipo.
So, far my only concern in the amount of tightness; it keeps me from standing straight up comfortably, but otherwise doing great. Drain #1 is still putting out 30 ml /day, but Drain #2 is barely at 10 ml / day. Expecting to have it discontinued on Tuesday.
thanks to everyone for your support.
I do not know why I put this off for so long.
Today is day 7. I have some discomfort with my low...
- 10 Oct 2011
- 7 days post
I have pre-diabetes and tend to gain my weight in my belly especially if I eat carbs; does anyone know if the TT will effect how I will gain wt. I don't plan to gain anything, but even fresh fruit can elevate my blood sugar (not too high). Elevated blood sugar can lead to belly weight even if calories are okay.
Just got back from seeing my PS both drains are...
- 11 Oct 2011
- 8 days post
I also got to see myself in his huge wall to wall mirror. I am so pleased with the outcome.
As tempted as I was, I turned down a lunch date...
- 12 Oct 2011
- 9 days post
I am learning that patience is one biggest recovery tool. This process will test ones patience more than pain tolerance. Dealing with pain is EASY compared to learning and implementing patience. There is no pill for learning to wait, accept, and surrender. This learning is part of my transformation.
Woot! Woot! Yipee! Yeah! The drains are out!!!!
- 13 Oct 2011
- 10 days post
The drains are out!!!!
I am 2 wks post of today. YEAH!!! I am feeling...
- 17 Oct 2011
- 14 days post
I found these great compression pants. They are called ipant and they are embedded with microcapsules containing caffeine to promote fat destruction; vitamin E to prevent the effects of aging; ceramides to restore and maintain the skin’s smoothness; and retinol and aloe vera to moisturize and increase the firmness of the skin.
The iPan releases these ingredients into your skin while you move throughout the day. I think this ipant combined with ScarWay and Vit E and my incision is going to heal beyond my expectations.
Happy healing to all!!
Okay I just read Bella83's update. No one told be...
- 26 Oct 2011
- 23 days post
I was doing great, up until Thursday. My PS said...
- 29 Oct 2011
- 26 days post
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