Michele NOLA

Location: New Orleans, LA
Member since 1/28/2011


  • 25 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 1 discussion

Reviews & Stories

Tummy Tuck 2/1/11 - New Orleans, LA

After a 90lb weight loss after gastric bypass 2 years ago I decided it was time to get rid of the excess skin I had in my lower abdomen. After my surgery I experienced some pain, I did have a pain pump and kept on top of the pain meds so as to not let the pain become unbearable. I am almost 3 weeks out and for the 1st time I am experiencing some extreme pain on the left side where... READ MORE

Discussions started by Michele NOLA

TT & Lipo scheduled for Feb 1st!!!

Nervous & excited!!! Had gastric bypass in March 2009, ready to get rid of the excess skin after my weight loss. Thanks to everyone who has posted on this site. It has... READ MORE

Recent comments from Michele NOLA

I am doing good. Haven't been here in a while. Have had alot going on with work & home. Still have swelling at the end of the day, but not like it was. I am only 10 weeks out so I know the swelling will continue for a while. How... READ COMMENT

I had dissovable stitches, however there was one stitch that did not want to dissolve & did not want to come out. The area got very sore, red & ended up getting infected. My PS had to cut the incision open, remove the stitch & pack... READ COMMENT

Kimmers, glad you started this thread. I am barely 5'1" and you are right, we can't hide any extra weight. After years of my weight going up & down I had gastric bypass. For over a year my weight has been the same so I decided to... READ COMMENT

Hey Spin, I am still swollen too and I was 1 month Post-Op on Tuesday. Take a look @ my review & see my pics....I am not flat either. the most recent pics I have are from 2 weeks Post-Op. Will be posting more recent pics this... READ COMMENT

It started as a painful lump. My PS suggested a warm compress to try to draw out the stitch so that it could be removed, but that didn't work. When I went last week it was finally where they could get it. Unfortunately there was... READ COMMENT