Location: Atlanta, GA
Member since 1/21/2011


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  • 2 reviews
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Reviews by Acworthmom

Acworthmom's Tummy Tuck Experience 2/10/11 - Marietta, GA

I am a 50 year of mother of two adult daughters. After gaining 45 lbs. with each of my pregnancies I always had a little pooch and the belly button looked like a frown. The past 3-4 years it seemed to get bigger and more wrinkled and I decided it had to go. I scheduled a consultation 2 years ago... READ MORE

"54 Years Old" Bi-lateral Mastectomy with Tissue Expanders September 24th...SCARY STUFF! - Marietta, GA

I was diagnosed with a Invasive Cell Carcinoma in June after finding a lump in my left breast while on vacation. The past 3 1/2 months have been grueling to say the least. There are so many tests and decisions to make. Before this, I never knew there were so many forms of breast cancer, or so... READ MORE

Questions from Acworthmom

Full Tt W/ Muscle Repair - Problem with Vertical Scar and Bulging Above Scar?

6/12 months since my full tt w/ muscle repair. The scar tissue underneath the old belly button vertical scar has attached to the underlying muscle, causing it to sink in, and... READ MORE

Recent comments from Acworthmom

Wow....seems to be fairly common to have a few surgeries before these reconstructive surgeries work out. My problem right now is that I have an expander on one side, but it has barely been expanded to 109cc's, and the other one has... READ COMMENT

Thank you so much....I needed this pep talk today. I Am suppose to get the drain out tomorrow where they did surgery, which is great, but for some reason the left expander they left in is hurting worse now. I'm not sure if it might... READ COMMENT

So proud for you that your reconstruction went well....that is huge, and I'm hopeful I can achieve that at some point. If the right side don't heal even after taking out the expander, then I might have them take the left expander also,... READ COMMENT

Dang BShenk...I bet radiation s so uncomfortable with the expanders. I had chemo, but no radiation. I do think the chemo along with the fluids they gave me afterwards took their toll on my revision. I am glad to have the infection... READ COMMENT

Thanks for your post...sounds like you really had it hard trying to take care of children while going through treatment. I too have the issues with my lymph node removal, and am going to therapy for it. I'm not sure it's working, but... READ COMMENT