Dr Salama, Make Me Bootyful! - Aventura, FL
I've been wanting to have this procedure done for...
All this is so frustrating. I have airline, airport parking, vacation home, and rental car all paid for. Just waiting on them. I'm just gonna pray and leave it in Gods hands.
So, I'm all paid for, doing my lab work tomorrow and pray that everything goes well. I've been doing some research for recovery suplements, and came across this article http://www.drsinatra.com/maximizing-the-surgery-recovery-process/ . It's good read and very informative. Still need to buy the portable female urinal, compression socks and the bbl pillow. Also, still waiting on clearance from my job:/ This is so nerve wrecking!! Praying..
I purchased the Bbl pillow from bblpillow.com. I have also done some research about post recovery supplements and came across this website: http://www.drsinatra.com/maximizing-the-surgery-recovery-process/
It's good read and very informative. I will be posting my before photos very soon.
So, I was able to check the results on the hospital website that evening. Surprisingly, the results were in within a couple of hours! Everything was good! I was so relieved. I have a problem of worrying too much. Was worried that I wouldn't get the results on time, was worried if I was going to pass everything and so on. Thank God everything went well. I was able to call my doctors office yesterday and asked if my doctor can review and fax the info to Elite. To my surprise, she did! My doctor fist told me that she would not fax or give me clearance for the surgery until she saw me 1 week later! But because of the time frame, I took a chance in calling to see if she would do that for me, and she did. Man..God is good!
Tomorrow is the big day!!
So after that, he left the room and I waited for the Anesthesiologist to come get me. I waited less than 5 mins and he pops in and says "Are you ready?" And I say "Let's go!". So, I'm lead to the operating table and the nurse instructs me to lay on my back. Then the Anesthesiologist inserts a needle in my hand, gives me oxegyn and tells me that I will be asleep soon. I think I fell asleep right away because I don't remember anything after that. I just remember waking up thinking, "That was quick". I was shivering like crazy! The nurse put a heating blanket on me for a couple of mins, and gave me oxegyn. She then proceeded to dress me while laying down, then assists me onto a wheelchair and gives me a Capri Sun. I was so thirsty and tore that juice up in what seem like 1 big sip! She said " Oh, your done already?" Lol. Then she wheels me to my husband then proceeed to wheel me outside. She helps me in the car and advised me to lay flat on my stomach. After surgery, I was feeling groggy and out of it. I didn't feel any pain, just soreness on my butt (a feeling sore like after a nice butt workout) not pain. On the was back to the house, I was still out of it. It takes an hour to get back, but it seemed like 5 mins!
By the time we got home, I was feeling good! I was walking normal, had no pain whatsoever! My husband made me some chicken noodle soup with some crackers and Gatorade. That was the first thing I had eaten all day, so it was the best chicken noodle soup I ever had (Great Value brand) lol. I peed 3 times that last night. There is a pee hole in the garment they provide, so that helped a lot. I got to use my PEZ femal urinal, which fit right in the pee slot of my garment.
I took my prescriptions except for the Percocet because I didn't need it at the time.
It was difficult to sleep last night. He wanted me to switch positions every two hours which was no problem because I couldn't sleep anyway. I was up until almost 6 am in the morning. That's when the soreness started hitting me all over my lipo areas. So then I took my Percocet and had no trouble sleeping after that.
I have attached my after photos. I'm very, very swollen right now. I can't wait til the swelling goes down.
Dr Moises Salama is very blessed with his talent. He does wonderful work and it shows. Before choosing him I did a tremendous amount of research, read reviews and liked everything I saw that he did. He is very thorough, by telling me how the procedure is going to go, advised of the risks, and aftercare. He's honest, down to earth and funny. I'm glad I chose him and I love my results so far! Thank you Dr Salama