Location: NYC
Member since 1/26/2012


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Reviews by mintymom

Fit Mom of 2, Age 31, NYC

While researching before and after pictures prior to deciding on a surgeon, I had a really difficult time finding images with a similar body type to mine. I am a former fitness model and after my first pregnancy gained 50lbs and stretch marks. The second pregnancy was a weight gain of 35 lbs. I... READ MORE

Recent comments from mintymom

It was a tough surgery, so make sure you have help with the kids. My mother watched my kids for about 10 days and I couldn't walk on my own for about one week. I also slept on a reclining chair for around two months. It took a long time... READ COMMENT

Hello! My scar is visible in swimsuits and it was visible when I competed- I still have stretch marks. Even though I don't look like I did before kids, I am very happy with the way I look now (no more extra skin). I'll try to post some... READ COMMENT

Hello! Yes, I think it was worth it! I'm able to wear bikinis again and compete! I still have stretch marks, but I'm very happy with the results. READ COMMENT

Yay! So happy for you! Which doctor did you choose? The swelling should be gone by the summer after your surgery. I am still a little swollen 4 months later, but I'm still going to wear a bikini this summer :) My doctor gave me the... READ COMMENT

Thank you! I also plan on competing in the near future! My doctors wife is a fitness competitor, so he knew exactly the look that I was going for, where to place the scar etc. I started light cardio about 4 or 5 weeks after surgery and... READ COMMENT