ThinIn13

Location: Durham, NC
Member since 5/21/2014

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  • 37 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 34 comments
  • 2 questions

Reviews by ThinIn13

Armlift, Breast Lift & Abdominoplasty - Durham, NC

Tomorrow is the big day. I have lost 140ish pounds from my highest weight and it is time for skin removal. I am 5'8" and fluctuate between 142 at my lowest to 150 (this morning). Dr. Erdmann at Duke University is doing the surgeon. He has encouraged me to do these three procedures all at once... READ MORE

Questions from ThinIn13

What is the BEST placement for my brachioplasty incision?

My surgeon believes there are less complications with a posterior incision. I am really worried about scarring. Would love to hear your comments on scarring and this type of... READ MORE

How long am I at risk for a Seroma/ wound opening? (photos)

I am so excited - I had Fleur de Lis Tummy tuck, brachioplasty and mastopexy...and all is going great. A little swelling in the abdomen. Day 15 and one drain still in place. I... READ MORE

Recent comments from ThinIn13

Thank you!! The doctors never talk to us very long about how intense the recovery can actually be. You think - oh plastic surgery...it's elective! But this recovery has been worse than any other. It's not BAD and I would do it again,... READ COMMENT

Thanks for your comment. That does make me feel better. I have been trying to be more mindful of my calories and try to add a bit more walking now. It is a thin line between over-doing it and maintaining a healthy activity level at... READ COMMENT

Have you ridden the High Roller?? Amazing views!! Have a great time. It was 100 degrees this week - I hope it cools off a little for you. READ COMMENT

Yes, I was under for 5 1/2 hours. He said that since I was mostly skin he could handle all three at once. The anesthesiologist warned me that she would pull the plug if she needed to. I had the breast lift slated last so had I had any... READ COMMENT

Thank you! I am pleased with the way my arms look so far. Healing is never fast enough. The left arm seems to be getting a little better. I had fun in Vegas. We rode the High Roller. Lots of fun!! Is your right arm weak too? READ COMMENT