Wearing a bikini now!

I am 5'4 and weight 160. I have gained 40...

I am 5'4 and weight 160. I have gained 40 pounds in 5 years. I have recently lost 24 pounds and I am 10 pounds away from my goal. I have 3 children all from C-section. I have had 5 tumors remved from my scar tissue and I had a full hysterectomy last September.

I am 40 years old and I want to live to the fullest the next 20 years. I want to vacation and wear a bikini. I have raised my 7 kids and I now watch my 2 year old grand daughter. I want to try on clothes with out a girdle or muffin tops. I want my boobs to point up not down. I am so excited!

My pre-op is Monday. I am so nervous about the...

my pre-op is Monday. I am so nervous about the breast lift. I am ok with the tummy tuck but worried about the pain in my boobs!

Today is my pre-op one more week to go.

Today is my pre-op one more week to go.

Ok I didnt get the pictures done yet! Hopefully...

Ok I didnt get the pictures done yet! Hopefully tonight. Hate taking pictures of myself. Two more days!!! I am so excited I could barely sleep tonight. Spent the morning cleaning carpets, scrubbing bathrooms and getting my room ready for coming home. Organized the schedule for the girls....going shopping for final preparations.

Ok I have uploaded pre-surgery pictures. One of...

Ok I have uploaded pre-surgery pictures. One of the hardest things I did was take these and then post them! But soon it will be a distant memory captured by the camera...two more days

Feeling great today! Sleeping better. The swelling...

Feeling great today! Sleeping better. The swelling is getting better everyday. I am excited about what the final result will look like.

Today was much better except I cant get up and...

Today was much better except I cant get up and down om my own and I still get really sick when I stand up. Mostly I feel down because I hate been dependent on everyone fr everything! It Is so frustrating. I never want to be in this position again. However every time I walk past the bathroom mirror I'm amazed at how different my body looks so I know it will be worth it.

Here are the 6 day post op pics..i am still...

Here are the 6 day post op pics..i am still bruised and very swollen

Well my grandson is finally coming today! They...

Well my grandson is finally coming today! They broke her water...I'm not much help but thank god I'm well enough to be here to hold her hand. Can't wait to him

I hurt sooooooo bad. My tummy is so swollen that...

I hurt sooooooo bad. My tummy is so swollen that it split open at my new belly button. My thighs burn and feel like little pin pricks are hitting it. I'm just plain miserable. I think I did too much yesterday. I'm staying in bed today. I have been caring for my grand daughter but my husband sent her back to her mom and is refusing to let me out of bed.

Well its been 3 1/2 weeks and I am still exhausted...

Well its been 3 1/2 weeks and I am still exhausted and overwhelemed. I can stand upright so long as I am wearing my spanx. I love the new shape that is taking place. I had lipo on my hips, flanks, and upper thighs so there is a lot of sweeling still and I dont knwo what the final look will be yet. I love my new boobs. I just got to slow down a bit. I have never slept so much!

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Glad to hear your doing well. What happen to heather??
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It's been awhile...thought about deleting my page after what happened to heather, but I just decided not to post pics. I am doing great. Lots of energy. Vitamin E is making my scar so tiny and beautiful. My belly button is a little infected. Under my breast is not so good. Stitches poke out and hurt. I am wondering when I can exercise. Great news, my doc wrote a prescription for massage on my flanks, thighs and hips for once a week and my insurance is covering it...woohoo!
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you look SO amazing BAT GIRL!!!!! outstanding~~~~~
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and your new baby pic was priceless~ oh you should be so proud~ i'm so happy for you~ xoxoxoox
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Precious little one!! Who has one hot grandma!! Hope you heal quickly!!
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You look fantastic! Enjoy your grandson!
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Your Grandbaby is sooooo cute!  Congratulations from everyone at RealSelf. :)

 

 

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Congratulations on your new Grand baby! Your grandson is beautiful :) Now please slow down and take it easy! You have been through a lot and your new body needs to heal!
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oh mignik68 you look so beautiful and your doing such an amazing job~ slow down, lay down, close your eyes and act like they don't exist for a while~ for real~ your still in recovery this is still YOUR TIME~~~
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Awwww tell them to find another way around and get something to eat on their own. For petes sake you did just have major surgery. Don't feel bad about it either, they should be doing for you for awhile.
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You really look great, hang in there. It will all be a memory before too long :)
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Good days and bad. My flanks, hips, and thighs hurt sooo bad. I still can't stand up right and it seems everyone forgets I just had surgery as they expect dinner, laundry and car rides. I know I am emotional and it will go away. I appreciate you asking. Thank you
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how are you hanging in there??
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Awwwww Ty but I feel miserable and very depressed. You look so good and I am so proud of you
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I still can't get over how amazing you look! Are you just SO happy or what??? you seem to be recovering so quickly too~
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spanx......ouch ouch ouch.. Have someone help you get in you spanx or what ever compression garment your wearing. Once it is on you will feel great but getting it on and off ouch!
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Just left the hospital for my 2nd post op appt. I got my drains out! Yeah! Everything looks good he said. My breast are so perky even without implants. I can start using vitamin E now.
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Thanks everyone!
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Well arnt u lucky u get to enjoy 2 new lives ! The one u are gonna have with your new hot body and your new grandsons,,, congrats u look great
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Wow you look great. Did you have lipoprotein also with tummy tuck? Congrads on your grandson the biggest blessing one could have. Mine grandson will be two in September. Once again can't tell you how great you look already. One hot momma lol
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Congrats on the birth of your grandson! You look great!
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No prob Kate...lol. He was worth traveling for

Ps Ethan James was born tonight....my fourth grandbaby
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Congratulations!!!  That is so exciting.  It sounds like you have a great and supportive family.

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You look great!!
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NO Frickin WAY you look AMAZING!!!! HOLY MOLY CONLY!!! BATGIRL I AM FLIPPED OUT HOW GREAT YOU LOOK!!!! OH MY LANDS!!!! AND IT'S ONLY BEEN 6 DAYS!!! Rock IT!!! Oh now I am SO excited for my surgery~ if only I could get results like yours holy moly Girlfriend~ you are one HOT mama~~~~ Really??? WOW~~
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