Blsbygd - surgery date 08/14/14 Chesapeake, VA

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52yrs old mom of 3 , all c-sections....lost 161lbs...

52yrs old mom of 3 , all c-sections....lost 161lbs back in 1996, no surgery just working out at YMCA 3-4 times a wk. No diet ate normal food and deserts. My decision to get a panniculectomy was one of the best life changing experience I've made. No regrets Good experience all the way round.I only experienced some slight burning the day of surgery no pain meds after the first day and has been up hill ever since. Dr VIOL said as long as nothing changes I will be back my regular routine in 2wks. I feel ready now but the doctor knows best.....I was back walking one the treadmill in 6 days. Open for questions. ...currently 163lbs I was 168 before surgery and didn't have much swelling.


I wasn't born this flat. ..I was 53 August 18, 2012.....I'm just so excited. .....

2012 picture

Here's a 2012 pic of me on a cruise. ..I kept my weight off until 2008 and then menapause set in nothing worked. In this picture I weighed 250 lbs. Once my hormones kinda leveled I started my journey in the back at the ymca I never gave up. Needless to say here I am today. I look at it like this I started at 326lbs back in 1996. The good thing is I kept weight off 12 yrs. Menapause is a part of life, for those of you that have not yet experienced it yet good luck. I'm so glad it's behind me now. What ever you do don't give up stayed on its. It too shell pass.

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Pics before my panniculectomy and 8wks post op........Dr.Viol took these pics the before and 8wks post op today. ......

Hard Work and a Great PS.........

Photo taken 12/07/14.......

Hard Work and a Great PS. ..

Photo taken 12 / 07 / 14. ....

May 2016

Hard work dedication. .... I LOVE FOOD and SWEETS so I must continue to work out.......

Well worth it. ..

2 yrs out....I'm now 5yrs old..

New Journey

Tomorrow I go in for my Mastopexy and I was tired of the back, neck and shoulder pain. It's amazing how the bra hid it all but didn't eliminate the pain. I'm nervous but I know My God is in control. Here are some before pics.....O MY.....

No more snoopy ears

2 days post op....I don't quite know what they look like. Will keep you updated. I already have sensation in my nipples tho.

7 days post

Patiently waiting for the swelling to go down. .... the Good thing is I'm actually feeling quite well. I haven't had any type of pain medication since I left the hospital. My surgery was 01/12/17,
I left the hospital 01/14/17... so far so Good. .will keep you posted. ..

Repost of pics

Sorry first post didn't quite take...


3 months out....

Big Difference. ...

Before and after

Water jugs

Perky breast


I'm not good with selfies

Happy happy

Scars are fading everyday

I loved every thing about Dr.Viol, very professional. If you don't want the truth then you won't like him..He going to tell you like it is from a professional point of view. No ferry tales. .Only realistic expectations.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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