TheLuckiest

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Member since 1/28/2014

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  • 66 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 62 comments
  • 2 questions

Reviews by TheLuckiest

150 Pounds of Weight-loss: Extended Abdominoplasty with Public Lift; Panniculectomy

I have lost over 100 pounds in the last 19 months (down 150 pounds since 2004). I have been morbidly obese my entire life and I have a huge amount of excess skin. I am one week away from four procedures: extended abdominoplasty with public lift; panniculectomy, buttocks lift and lateral thigh... READ MORE

Arm Lift, Breast Lift, Bra-line Back Lift

This will be my second surgery with Dr. Stoker. The first surgery was TT and panniculectomy in Feburary of this year. Click here to read my review. This time are four separate procedures, although all related and all upper body. I can't believe I'm having another plastic surgery. I... READ MORE

Questions from TheLuckiest

What could be causing weight gain after panniculectomy and tummy tuck?

2 weeks after these procedures, I was down 7.5 pounds. The following week (week 3 of recovery) I was up three pounds. While I am recovering, I cannot do any strenuous exercise,... READ MORE

Torso swelling 4 months after breast lift. My PS says this is normal, but it seems to be going on for too long. Your thoughts?

I had a breast lift in late April and a TT in February. I am experiencing torso swelling as the day progresses. I wake up flat but by the end of the day experience swelling in... READ MORE

Recent comments from TheLuckiest

Stacy, Look at my profile page (just click on my User Name.) I lost 150 pounds total, 111 with Weight Watchers in the past two years. You will see a post about my Breast, Arm and back lift. I just posted photos that i got from Dr.... READ COMMENT

Congrats. I had a very similar journey with Weight Watchers and Dr. Stoker as my P.S. You will continue to love the results as you heal. Many congrats on your success. READ COMMENT

I didn't not have him weigh the skin. I got mediums, but I don't know what size you were before and are now. I got them at Target, not expensive. I had some itchiness, but it passed. I was told I could use benadryl cream but didn't. I... READ COMMENT

Hi Jenny, I promise it gets better. Yes, wear the camisole, it's exactly as you describe to protect the incisions, plus it just keeps things fresh and less sweaty. I bought EXTRA long camis. It's worth the investment, they hang down... READ COMMENT

My PS said they can re-open incisions. My arms hurt most now, I can't imagine wearing them. I'm glad they helped you. Maybe I'll give them a try next week READ COMMENT