Madison5269

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Member since 3/13/2011

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Reviews by Madison5269

3 years 4 months post TT & 1 & 1/2 months since final dog ear removal

I am a 39 year old mom of a 9 & 11 year old. I exercise regularly & eat healthy most of the time. I am 5'3" & 115 lbs. I am going for a full TT with muscle tightening & a bit of lipo. After pregnancy, my skin never went back and it has a saggy, wrinkly hang. I also... READ MORE

1 year post scar revision & 1 month post dog ear removal - New Photos at end!!

I am 40 years old, had 2 children and was left with saggy loose skin. I had my tummy tuck with muscle repair 10 months ago on 4/8/11. I am very happy with how my tummy looks. I was, however, left with a very thick scar and a dog ear (skin that sticks out at the end of the incision). Most of the... READ MORE

Questions from Madison5269

Will the Thickness of Tummy Tuck Scar Tissue Soften and Become Less Ugly?

Hi! I had my tummy tuck 4/8/11 - 5 months ago. Although I am very happy with the results, I notice that my scar in some areas is thicker than I have seen on other women. I know... READ MORE

How Many Months Post Op Until I Can Get my Dog Ear Revised? (photo)

Hi! I had my tummy tuck on 4/8/11. I am almost 7 months post op. Although I am very happy with my results, I am left with a dog ear on my right side which shows when I wear my... READ MORE

Discussions started by Madison5269

Any easy healthy recipes to share?

I had my tt on 4/8/11 & looking back, the best advice was to make food ahead of time and freeze it.  I also found easy recipes helped a lot in those first few weeks... READ MORE

Recent comments from Madison5269

Thank you!! I did put on about 15 or so pounds in the 3 years since I got my TT :( but I am happy to say that the past 3 weeks I have lost about 8, so 7 more to go & I will be back to my goal weight. I just love to eat, that is my... READ COMMENT

Yes, I am so happy, but it sure was a long frustrating road! Let me know any questions, always happy to help. READ COMMENT

Yes, my scar was thick & red & raised. It was from the first day - the nurse tried to help me to sit up & I wasn't ready & my whole abdomen shot out in excruciating pain which caused me to fall straight back onto the bed - completely... READ COMMENT

My PS did not charge me as it was a part of the final TT result. He did do it in an outpatient surgery center & I had to pay about $500 total (a pain!) for facility fees. I have heard that some PS do it in their offices. They numb... READ COMMENT

Stay positive, you are entering "swell hell". It was a very hard time I remember. I felt 6 months pregnant & like a beachball!! Mine was really bad for the first 7/8 weeks, then gradually with each passing week got better. Swelling... READ COMMENT