Member since 1/20/2011


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Reviews & Stories

Mom of Two Energetic Boys -Chicago, IL

I'm a 37yr old mom of two energetic boys ages 2 and 4. They are my everything. So for me, this was not so much about cosmetic (although a bonus) as it was about my feeling normal again. After 15 hours of labor with rare "coupling" contractions (unlike normal contractions where the body gets a needed "rest" period before the next one, mine were 'back to back' NO rest periods in between. I had... READ MORE

Questions from Chicago6889

Can a Gentle Vibrating Recliner Be Used After TT Surgery? What About Foot Massager to Prevent Clots?

I saw a recliner chair that has a gentle vibration on the back and seat. Will this help or hurt my recovery? Also, blood clots are of worry to me so I wasnwondering if those... READ MORE

Recent comments from Chicago6889

Sure, some of the things I did to prepare: Drink 8 glasses of water each day for about a month before surgery (supposed to help you heal well); try to eat really healthy for the month before and after; toilet seat riser is a must; I... READ COMMENT

Hey Atlanta, be careful because most plastic surgeons can NOT perform the hernia portion. So look for a great hospital with surgeons that can do both at the same time. And it was over 10k less. I felt safer at a big hospital. Plus my... READ COMMENT

Hi 2Young, I am sooo excited for you! That is almost the exact date of my surgery. Mine was on 2/27/13. He will make you feel very comfortable on that day as well. Let him know if you are really nervous and they will give you something... READ COMMENT

How were the kenalog injections? READ COMMENT

Hey Lanie! my scar is still dark and I have one raised area, but I am scheduled to get a bleomycin injection for that. I was ok with it until I learned that this chemical is used for chemo. I think this just sounds extreme. I mean, I am... READ COMMENT