Member since 1/28/2014


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Recent comments from abb91

You will be fine. I honestly think I spent months worrying about the surgery for nothing. My recovery wasn't nearly as bad as a lot of people here describe. Don't overthink's SO worth it in the end. READ COMMENT you can see, I don't troll RealSelf very often any longer. I was six months post op on Saturday and I can honestly say that I sometimes go all day without remembering I had a tummy tuck. The swelling is still about the same.... READ COMMENT

You will absolutely be well enough to travel at 3 months. As for wearing a bikini, you should be fine as well but you MUST keep your scar slathered in sunscreen. I'm five months out and my belly button scar was pretty red all summer. ... READ COMMENT

Absolutely. I was out in public on day 5 PO, driving and walking almost upright. I went to a dinner party at a friend's house on day 8 and no one had a clue. You can't hide it until the drains are out if you are thin b/c those are... READ COMMENT

MR is muscle repair or plication. That's when the doctor sews together the diastasis in your muscle after it has separated from the stress of pregnancy. I did have two drains. They did not "put out" much fluid so the doctor removed them... READ COMMENT