Moms Who Got Their Groove Back: Awesome Before & After Photos

Chako S. on 9 May 2014 at 8:00am

Stella might have gotten her groove back by running off to Jamaica and meeting a man half her age, but for most of us, that isn’t an option (or even what we really want). Sometimes getting your groove back can be as simple as throwing on a cute new dress or listening to “Happy” on repeat, and other times it calls for big changes like major weight loss or bodysculpting surgery. Meet several women who had kids, lost their mojo amid the day-to-day demands of feeding, protecting, and loving little human beings, and then started their journeys toward getting back to feeling their best. Thank you for sharing, ladies!

Name: Luvinmyself04 (above)
Treatment: Sleeve Gastronomy (100% Worth It Rating)
Notable quotables: “[In] 2011, I gave birth to my first child, his name is Riley and I never knew that I could love someone as much as I love him. Let's fast forward: well Riley is a very active 2-year-old and I can barely keep up with, sometimes it brings tears to my eyes knowing that I can't be as active as I'd like with my son.”

“I would love to run and play with my [son] without any restrictions and be able to keep up with him.”

“I am officially under 300 lbs. As of today I weigh 297.4 lbs!!!! I literally want to cry I haven't been under 300 lbs. Since high school. I have reached my short term goal of being under 300. Love my sleeve!” (As of April 27, 2014)

Name: Doro77
Treatment: Rhinoplasty (83% Worth It Rating)
Notable quotable: “It took me a while to decide whether I want to tell people that I underwent nose surgery or better keep it secret. I am not sure if it's the hydrocodone pain meds that are giving me the courage (today is day 6 after my surgery; I haven't taken any pain meds for almost 24 hours now), or my strong believe that people should be open about the need to improve their looks when they are unhappy with them.”

Name: Mommythree
Treatment: Mommy Makeover (98% Worth It Rating)
Notable quotable: “I just had a little dance party with my 2-year-old & 4-year-old today while cleaning the house to the song "Happy"...It felt really good to jump around with high-energy for the first time!!”

Name: solesister
Treatment: Mommy Makeover (98% Worth It Rating)
Notable quotable: “Well, I woke up today and felt different. I am not perfect and far from skinny, but I loved what I have become. I'm saying it...I love me. I like me.”

Name: newbootybabe620
Treatment: Sleeve Gastronomy (100% Worth It Rating)
Notable quotable: “I [used] to really get down about my slow progress, on the scale every morning, and really beating myself up! NOT ANYMORE. This is a lifestyle change for me.”

Name: Nichole36974
Treatment: Mommy Makeover (98% Worth It Rating)
Notable quotables: “I have lost 100 pounds from my highest weight. I work out daily and right healthy foods, but have excess skin that will not snap back.”

“This past weekend we went to the beach and had a day warm enough to go out in a bikini. I must admit I love it now. It feels good to be confident in.” (10 months post-op)

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