Liposuction After Kids, Hope It Helps Me Regain my Confidence! - Halifax, NS

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I am getting Internal Ultrasonic liposuction on 17...

I am getting Internal Ultrasonic liposuction on 17 Dec 2012 of the upper and lower abdomen, bra roll, and flanks. I have considered doing this procedure for nearly two years now, before I had my kids I was fit, and because I gained 68 pounds with my last pregnancy it left me with a lot of fat and rolls in areas I am having trouble to lose the weight. I would like to get my thighs done as well as I am very curvy however, couldn't afford the extra 3000 dollars for that area, perhaps down the road. I am hoping to look more slick and curvy and have less fat hanging over my pants. I am feeling very anxious for the surgery and for my results. I'll post some pictures before my operation and post some post op when the date finally gets here. Wish me luck!

I was suppose to go for surgery on 17 Dec 12, now...

I was suppose to go for surgery on 17 Dec 12, now have been moved up to 10 Dec 12, so this Monday, very anxious and excited, will post pics after my procedure and updates as well.

Had my surgery yesterday it went great, the staff...

Had my surgery yesterday it went great, the staff was awesome there, and I was out of there shortly after my surgery. There is not too much pain just feels like I did a week of hard workouts more sore then anything although after I felt a little burning, but the doctor prescribed me Tylenol 3's which have been working, I find it hard to sit up so I lay down most of the time. Having a shower soon, and felt very sick when taking my bandages off made me a bit dizzy. But all in all everything feels great.

Day 4 post liposuction. Today I am VERY swollen...

Day 4 post liposuction. Today I am VERY swollen and look larger then my first two days after lipo, but I know it is all temporary and will get better over time. I am nervous however, because my garment is like a corset and it is getting lumpy, I am scared it will effect my overall contour. I take it off once or twice during day to massage our the creases and lumps and to air out because it gets itchy. But I only took my Tylenol 3's at night tonight as I had a busy day out and about. Overall I am feeling great, and staying positive for the end results as I will get sleeker and better contour.

I am a weeks post operation, and physically I am...

I am a weeks post operation, and physically I am feeling A LOT better then the first day but the pain wasn't overly bad to begin with. I feel I am a bit discouraged on my results, however, I keep being told to be patient. Fingers crossed everyone is right. My compression garment is the biggest annoyance now, it is so itchy, its loosened up a lot, and is just horrible to sleep in, hopefully when I see my doctor 3 Jan I will be able to take it off.

So today I am 10 days post lipo and I am so...

So today I am 10 days post lipo and I am so excited and happy with my results. There are lumps and swelling still and I am not even close to the end results but I am still very impressed. I was discouraged on the 5th day because the swelling was so severe. My pain level is close to nothing, but the garment is very annoying. I am posting pictures often because one thing I wanted to see was if there was actually any difference, because spending all that money you want something to work. So I hope my pictures give people an insight on their decisions in getting lipo, and realize it does help you regain your pre-pregnancy shape, and regain your confidence :)

5 months postpartum AFTER my lipo I had done in Dec 2012, this is me May 2014

I had lipo done in Dec 2012 and then got pregnant Feb 2013, had my baby Dec 2013. I am currently 5 months postpartum, and I must say my lipo results are still awesome. I am still working towards my weight goal, but the results stayed. So for people wondering if results will stay during and after pregnancy I hope my post helps :)

Also I should mention I also work out 3-5 times a week.

He is an excellent doctor, I give him 5 stars even though wait times weren't perfect, however, that is not his fault directly, he is a very busy man. The clinic I went to is one of the only clinics in Nova Scotia so he chose me I guess, however, he is rated the top plastic surgeon in Canada in Flare magazine, and has a lot of great experience. I would recommend him to anyone. Very blunt and to the point, and is truthful, I like that even though sometimes people may think its harsh. Great doctor, great clinic, and great staff :)

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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