Location: Tennessee
Member since 2/12/2011


  • 6 total posts
  • 1 review

Reviews & Stories

40 Years Old, Panniculectomy and Breast Reduction Mammaplasty - Tennessee, TN

The difference in the way I feel about myself is incredible at just 3 days post-op. I had my first child while I was still a teenager, and he weighed 9 lbs. My abdomen stretched so that it never would tighten up at all, even after 100 lb weight loss and exercise. I have lived with a very sagging frontside for over 23 years. It wasn't until one of my coworkers had a tummy tuck and breast... READ MORE

Recent comments from ELS

I just had a TT (or panniculectomy with muscle tightening.. whatever you want to call it :) and a breast reduction. I'm 2 weeks post op. Regarding getting in & out of bed or up and down, my best advice is don't lie down in the bed.... READ COMMENT

Not all plastic surgery is elective. That really just shows their ignorance. Mine was approved as medically necessary by my insurer, and I was able to use FMLA leave and use my sick hours while I'm off, but not without battle with my... READ COMMENT

I wish you the best on your surgery. I also had problems trying to get my breast reduction & panniculectomy "approved" using FMLA leave at work. I've worked there 8 years, and after I submitted my FMLA paperwork 40 days in advance, I... READ COMMENT

This site has been very instrumental in helping me make an educated decision about whether or not these procedures were worth the risks involved, and helping me be able to see "real life" results before I went under the knife. Thank you... READ COMMENT

Sharon, In 2005 I had a lap-band in Memphis, TN by Dr. George Woodman. I weighed around 270 lbs. I weighed 170-175 prior to the 6+ lbs he removed last week. The pre-op pic was immediately before the surgery, and long after the weight... READ COMMENT