Location: Spring Valley, WI
Member since 5/7/2014


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Reviews by nativeprincess35

Panniculectomy & Hernia repair....46 yr old

I had gastric bypass back in 2000. I have maintained a 150+ lb weight loss and now need hernia repair and a panniculectomy. Been having issues with my pannus since a hysterectomy in 2012 leaving me unable to get much physical activity in. I have platued at my current weight for over a year... READ MORE

Vertical Banded Gastroplasty - Minneapolis, MN

The decision to have surgery was after years of being over 500 lbs. My health was starting to deteriorate too much and I had no real quality of life left. My surgery seemed to have gone very easy and recovery was a lot easier than I expected. I have lost 150+ lbs and maintained the loss... READ MORE

Questions from nativeprincess35

Where are the incisions when having strictly a Panniculectomy done? No other body contouring.

Highest wt 500+ lbs and I have plateaued at have an incisional hernia below belly button. A hysterectomy in '12 has left my pannus more cumbersome and painful,... READ MORE

Recent comments from nativeprincess35

Awww, poor thing. Just know that emotions can be all over the place after surgery, and it is OK. Your period may be off too....when you have surgery it can throw your cycle off something horrible. Thank goodness I won't have to... READ COMMENT

I know, these last 4 weeks ate going to drag on! I am actually going to see a wound care specialist next week so all rashes and belly button infections are cleared up by surgery date. My plastic surgeon told me to expect to be in... READ COMMENT

Good luck sweetie! My thoughts are with you on this day. The first day of the rest of your life. :-) READ COMMENT

Glad you found the site. I know it has helped me quite tremendously. You and I have surgery pretty close to each other. I am extremely excited, but nervous too. I am nervous about the pain and recovery, but I know it is only a... READ COMMENT

OK, that is understandable. I had a hysterectomy in Nov 2012 and while I was not cut open (it was done robotically) the small incisions to put in the scopes and instruments were a bit itchy too. READ COMMENT