Location: Sacramento
Member since 9/27/2010


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Reviews & Stories

My Tummy Tuck/Lipo Experience - 200+ Lbs. - Folsom, CA

Ever since Extreme Makeover was first on TV I wanted a tummy tuck and lipsuction on my thighs. I'm 5'3" with an athletic build. Thanks to heredity, I've always had the pooch in front and shelf butt. Between the Freshman 15+ 20 extra and having two babies over the past 15 years, I've bounced between 150 and 225. Before the tummy tuck I weighed in at 208. I knew even if I... READ MORE

Recent comments from aleks00

Good luck! The aniticipation of the surgery is so exciting! I'm sure you'll do great! I originally lost about 15 lbs right off, but unfortunately my eating habits are a work in progress. I'm still down about 10lbs though. Now that... READ COMMENT

Thanks! I also wanted to lose 50 lbs before considering a tummy tuck but got really frustrated and just went for it. I'm soooo glad I did! The only thing I complain about now is that my pants are always falling down. I need a good... READ COMMENT

October 19th. You commented on my review about similar bruising on our lower backs... READ COMMENT

I have the same puckering at the incision on my hips that you have in the middle. I was concerned about it but my PS said that it would smooth out over time. It's been 2 weeks since I talked to her about it and it has smoothed outa... READ COMMENT

Sorry it took so long to respond! Internet issues... Anyway,YES, I definitely had and still have some swelling in my lower back and hips. I'm at exactly 4 weeks post-op now and can still feel a little swelling and bruising when I sit... READ COMMENT