mainemom

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Thin but Want a Tummy Tuck? - Maine, ME

So I am a 47 year old mom of six kids. I think I look not bad for having six kiddos. But......I've got extra skin from being stretched 6 times, I guess. I work out 6 days a week (cardio kickboxing) and eat very healthy. I've got muscle tone and good core strength, but I don't think anything... READ MORE

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Thin but need a tummy tuck?

Hey, guys! If anyone that knew me even knew I was asking this question, they would think me crazy!  But.......I think I could really benefit from a tt.  Now.....I am... READ MORE

Full tt or mini?

My six kid belly isn't too bad--with clothes on I look great.  But pictures don't lie.  lol.  What I want to know is:  would a mini tummy tuck be enough for... READ MORE

TNS scar repair

Does anyone's doctor recommend TNS scar repair?  My dr. said it significantly improves scarring.  But.....the charge on my bill estimate is like $250!  Wondering... READ MORE

I have a date!!!!

Got the date for my extended tummy tuck with full muscle repair:  Nov. 4th!!!  That is not far away at all.  Now I need to start making lists!  lol. READ MORE

Did anyone not tell ANYone?

Hey, ladies!  I am 47......having a TT with full MR  on Nov. 4th.  I will be telling NO ONE, except my hubby knows, of course.  ;) Anyone else in this boat?... READ MORE

No ice!

So I went out and bought this big ice pack thingy........b/c I remembered using them for my breast aug./lift.  I figured you could put it on your tummy to help pain.......... READ MORE

No lipo girls talk to me!

I am having an extended tummy tuck with full muscle repair, no lipo.  I am thin, so I don't disagree on the no lipo thing.  But I do have some excess skin on my... READ MORE

How to take off temporary tattoo on scar

I  put a temporary tattoo on my tt scar to see what it might look like to get a real one.  Pretty cool.  I looked it up before to make sure it was ok to do at 8... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Scar Tattoo

Has anyone gotten a tattoo to cover up your tt scar?  I don't know how much these types of scars fade away, but I cannot imagine never being able to not see something... READ MORE

Recent comments from mainemom

Yeah, me too, Suz. But you know it has given me a bit of freedom mentally. I used to try not to work out early in the day b/c of swelling after. Or be "too" active if I knew I had something that night I wanted to wear something form... READ COMMENT

Wow! That's the longest I have heard. How is your swelling? READ COMMENT

Amy it's funny you say that b/c the whole reason I got it out again was b/c I started a weight lifting program. It did make me feel more secure--it's really to bulky for aerobics, but it worked well for lifting. It was sort of by... READ COMMENT

Hey ladies....question for you about using compression at this point. I know my doctor specifically told me that compression would NOT help this far out, it was only for my comfort. Well, I've been experimenting.......whenever I start... READ COMMENT