I am a significant weight loss patient. I lost...
I am a significant weight loss patient. I lost over 90 pounds without medical intervention. Consequently, I have a great deal of excess, loss skin. I attempted to tighten skin in my abdominal area with non-invasive treatment; however, results were not desirable. I assessed 3 physicians and decided Dr. Tattlebaum was the best fit for me. Hopefully, the procedure goes well. Dr. T indicated muscle repair may be necessary given the amount of laxity I manifest. We shall see...
I hadn't looked at my new navel until my follow up with Dr.T. Quite an interesting experience. Though, I observe significant swelling, I'm quite pleased with the absence of the infamous "roll".....you all know what I mean!
So far pain seems manageable. I was concerned about inflammation but Dr. T assuaged my disconcertedness. My most formidable challenge is remaining still. I typically exercise 6-7 days per week. I love outdoor activities. I will now channel my energy into blogging and reading. ughhhh!
I found it helpful to view my peers pre-op shots. Perhaps my images will benefit others. By the way, please forgive any misspellings or prolix you may encounter in my postings. The meds have definitely impacted my cognition.
2 weeks PO
Recovery is a bit slower than I anticipated. I'm unable to physically return to work resultant of additional fluid in abdomen. Fortunately, I've been able to work from home; otherwise, my days would be quite dreary. My profession fills me with purpose. Though, admittedly I am slightly disillusioned with the extended home stay. Yesterday my PS authorized short "strolls" outside. I will definitely enact this practice immediately. I miss oneness with nature. Anyone else struggling with confinement blues?