OkieMom

Location: Oklahoma, OK
Member since 7/23/2014

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Reviews by OkieMom

33 Year-old Mom of 2 Finally Gets Mommy Makeover - Tulsa, OK

I will be having a tummy tuck with liposuction and a breast lift with a slight reduction. I am hoping to get rid of the flap of skin and fate that is left over after 2 pregnancies. I gained and lost 60lbs with each of my pregnancies and breast fed for 11 and 6 months. Everything looks like... READ MORE

Discussions started by OkieMom

How to Tell My 9 Year Old Daughter About My Upcoming Tummy Tuck

Just wondering if anyone had any good suggestions for explaining an upcoming tummy tuck to a 9 yo daughter. I have had body issues since I was 8 and I have made it a point to... READ MORE

How long did you keep your dressings on?

After my breast lift I had steroid trips over my incisions. On top of that wee gauze dressings. I have changed them daily since surgery. I am 6 days post op and have no leaking... READ MORE

Recent comments from OkieMom

I was told to keep gauze over my drain sites in the shower. I would put new gauze on it after the shower but I kept them copied up until a few days after the drains were removed and a good scab had formed. READ COMMENT

Now that I'm post-op I don't miss feeling my stomach touch my thighs when standing. I don't miss under belly flap sweat. I don't miss underbelly flap sweat always making my who-haa smell nasty. I don't miss my lopsided boobs. I don't... READ COMMENT

I used Arnica balm, and the following essential oils: helichrysum, lavender, juniper, myrtle, and copaiba. My PS didn't ahve any issues with me using them but doubted that it would make much difference. It FOR SURE helped with the... READ COMMENT

My mom stayed with me for 10 days after. The first 3-4 days there's no way I could have done it without her. Even with my husband there we needed the extra hands to help with kids and dinner etc. READ COMMENT

If you are having a lift and the doctor is removing breast tissue during the procedure ask if they can send the tissue to pathology to be tested. My doctor offered to do this and I would have never thought to ask but I am glad he did.... READ COMMENT