I had that pulling feeling when the large applicator was attached to my abdomen. Then it went away and I read. When the treatment was finished the nurse stuck her finger under one end to break the seal and then used her finger to work the frozen patch out. Consistency reminded me of a sluggy popsicle and it stayed in that suctioned shape. Then she massaged it which wasn't comfortable but not horrible. Days 1-4 were uncomfortable. Days 5-7 were rough. I had lots of sensitivity and the strange bee stinging feeling constantly and worse at night. Now I'm almost three weeks out and think I may be starting to feel a slight difference in how pants are fitting. Since I had the big applicator I used up 4 of my 6 treatments. I have a follow up appointment at 8 weeks and will have more treatments done.