HappyMommyof2

Location: New Mexico
Member since 8/4/2012

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  • 47 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 44 comments
  • 1 question

Reviews by HappyMommyof2

Two years later and it's still the BEST money I've ever spent!!

Ok so a little history on me. I am a 34 year old mother of 2 (6 and 2), and I have a demanding career as a OR nurse. I am 5'11" and at my heaviest in 2006 weighed in at a whopping 339lbs! December 2006 I had a LapBand placed and lost 130 lbs in 2 years, and have kept it off for 2 1/2 more years.... READ MORE

Wow...7 years already?!

I had my LapBand placed at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, TX by Dr. Jason Johnson on December 6, 2006. I am 5'11" and at the time of my surgery weighed in at 339lbs! I was miserable. I had yo-yo dieted my entire life, going from a normal sized person to huge over and over. When... READ MORE

Questions from HappyMommyof2

10 Days Post Op Mommy Makeover. Lower Abdomen Swelling? (photo)

I had a extended tummy tuck with breast lift/augmentation and lipo on my flanks. Overall I am thrilled with the results especially since the 'before' was so bad. My lower... READ MORE

Recent comments from HappyMommyof2

I just wanted to add a comment here. My husband was nice during the process but I wouldn't say supportive. He would have been very happy for me to cancel. He was worried something bad would happen. But now that it's over and he sees the... READ COMMENT

I poured over the stories here for months before my surgery. Each experience is unique, but this place really helped me to prepare. READ COMMENT

I documented my recovery fairly extensively. I put it in a way that helped me when I was getting ready. I had a setback but overall my recovery was amazing. I was expecting agony but it wasn't much more than uncomfortable. The swelling... READ COMMENT

Losing weight before surgery is great...if you are at a weight you can maintain AFTER surgery. I personally know 2 people who had a mommy makeover and lost a bunch of weight prior to surgery. One lost weight for her surgery, one because... READ COMMENT

Christina424, it's nothing like a sour stomach or stomach virus. If I eat something that won't fit through my stomach opening then the stomach starts producing large amounts of thick mucous tring to lubricate and help the item through.... READ COMMENT