Barbie892

Location: Dallas, TX
Member since 1/18/2011

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  • 207 total posts
  • 3 reviews
  • 3 discussions
  • 201 comments

Reviews by Barbie892

No Drain Tummy Tuck and Lipo – BEST THING I EVER DID - Dallas, TX

I’m a lifelong runner and all around workout fanatic and consider myself in excellent physical shape. At 5’7” and a pre-surgery weight of 135lbs, I easily fit into size 6 clothes, sometimes a size 4. However, after pregnancies, other female related surgeries and just getting... READ MORE

Great Results - Dallas, TX

I regularly have Botox twice a year primarily around my eyes. It erases the fine smile lines and takes away the furrow between my eyebrows and I love the results. Gives me a nice rested look and I've never had a problem. I did have my forehead done only once which made my eyebrows stick in a... READ MORE

Excellent Results - Dallas, TX

I combine my semi-annual Botox treatment with Restylane to keep my face looking fresh & rested. The Restylane fills in those folds around my mouth and I have just a tiny bit injected around my lips to smooth out the tiny lines. Sometimes I have a little bruising but I always apply ice, (the... READ MORE

Discussions started by Barbie892

Tummy Tuck Survival Tips for the Working Woman

As I read through all the wonderful TT stories, I couldn't find one that mirrored my own; that of an obsessed working woman with grown children. If that sounds like you,... READ MORE

Free Veronique Compression Garments

I purchased 4 Veronique mid-body compression stage 2 garments (in black) trying to find the right size. I'm keeping the S and M, but want to give away the size L and XL.... READ MORE

Veterans: Share Your Best Advice

To all the TT veterans: If you could share only ONE piece of valuable advice to your fellow "tummy tuckers" who are starting their journey, what would it be? READ MORE

Recent comments from Barbie892

Hi Leigh, my personal opinion is that its a good thing you can't stand up straight right after TT surgery. It means your surgeon has pulled everything as tight as possible for the best results possible. I did not even attempt to stand... READ COMMENT

Hello Leigh, the "no drain" TT is the way to go. Easier healing, easier getting around and I recovered faster. I wore my surgical binder for only a week then transitioned to Spanx items which took time to find the right fit. I am still... READ COMMENT

I only wore the stiff surgical garment for one week. Then my PS let me use Spanx. Once I figured out my fav Spanx item(s), I loved wearing it during the day for support and especially during workouts. READ COMMENT

I think 3 weeks is fine. I went back to work on my day 12; drove myself on day 14. READ COMMENT

I started light yoga and Pilates at 4 weeks post-op. Back to my full workouts and running by 9 weeks. But I didn't experience swelling like others since I had the no-drain procedure and healed very fast. Getting my workouts back was my... READ COMMENT