carolynburton

Member since 12/4/2012

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Reviews by carolynburton

Fat Girl's Journey to the Flat Side (Part 1) - Regina, SK

I ate too much. Sure, I could blame my current belly situation on my son (he was 8'10, but really, people didn't even know I was pregnant til about 8 months...who am I kidding - it was the food. I ate my way all the way up to 310 pounds, and I thought I was fine. Then I got a nasty flu that... READ MORE

Questions from carolynburton

How Can I Convince a Surgeon to Do a Brachioplasty? Or Am I out of Luck?

Surgeons in my area are moving away from the brachioplasty because of patients ending up unhappy with the scar, so it is becoming very hard to find a surgeon who is willing to... READ MORE

Am I a Candidate for Arm Lift?

As a follow up to my previous question about convincing a surgeon to do an arm lift, I thought I would provide more detail. I am in Saskatchewan, Canada (not in US), and there... READ MORE

When to Get More Aggressive in Treating Open Section of TT Scar? (photo)

I am 32 days post op full TT. On day 22, part of my scar opened up (photo). My surgeon is three hours away (and he is on holidays), so I went to ER. The doctor put steri-strips... READ MORE

What is the Reasonable Expectation for "Flatness" After TT? (photo)

(10 Weeks Po, Still Swollen but Much Flatter when Laying Down).I have seen many surgeons on this site indicate to people that they will never be flatter than when they are on... READ MORE

Is Myofascial Release As Part of Lymphatic Massage Damaging to a TT?

I am 11 weeks post op TT and my PS suggested massage to help with the swelling. At my massage appointment today, the massage therapist did some deeper massage to "loosen up the... READ MORE

Discussions started by carolynburton

Recovery after tummy tuck

I am planning on having a tt done in late june 2013, and I am wondering about the recovery time.   My question is two parts....first, going back to work...I work in an... READ MORE

Recent comments from carolynburton

Privacy breaches are NEVER okay....you were right to file a greivance (part of the reason I went to Regina instead of staying in Stoon - I work for SHR and this was my business, not theirs!). Hopefully that is resolved to your... READ COMMENT

My sides aren't sore, but by the end of the day, they are tender to the touch because due to the muscle repair, they are now in a new position (or I guess you could say they were out of position before and are now back where they... READ COMMENT

You should post some new front and side pics (even with the dressings on) cause even if you are still swelling (believe me I know about that!), the changes should be pretty freaking amazing......and going back to work and getting back... READ COMMENT

It's all slow and steady...sometimes really, really, really, r e a l l y slow.......like I am almost 5 months post op, and don't see it in the day to day, but by taking my measurements monthly, my waist measurement has dropped... READ COMMENT

YAY!!!! They do close up...it just feels like it takes forever. But I agree with your boss - you don't want to be working and aggravating the open areas so take the time you need off work. READ COMMENT