EL Girl

Location: East Lansing, MI
Member since 2/20/2011


  • 31 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

Lipo of Thighs - Grand Rapids, MI

For those who think this is a weight loss procedure, it is not. I gained 10 lbs following the procedure and it's been hell trying to take it off. My thighs are not smooth or contour. So upset I won't even return to the follow up appointment 3 months later. I am hoping if I really kick into gear a good workout routine will be able to change the appearance of my thighs. I have also had Lipo on... READ MORE

Consult Took Place Today, I Can't Wait - Grand Rapids, MI

Consult went great and my mind is still a bit foggy on the details. What I do know is I will have 360 cc's and I can't wait. The office I went to has the VECTRA® 3D Imaging and Simulation technology so I have great before and after photos (I will post tomorrow). While discussing surgery dates I was skimming through his book on Laser Liposuction SlimLipo™ and seriously... READ MORE

Questions from EL Girl

Saline, Silicone or the Style 410 “Gummy Bear” Implants?

I am in Grand Rapids, MI and researching doctors for breast augmentation. My head is starting to spin from all the information on these boards. I am looking for the most... READ MORE

I Am Having Liposuction Done to my Thighs, Going on Vacation 3 1/2 Weeks Later. Is That Too Soon?

I was hoping that by diet and exercise I would be ready for my vacation. My doctor tells me they can get me in March 8th for the procedure but I plan on leaving April 7th for... READ MORE

Recent comments from EL Girl

I think it looks great. I'm having the same procedure done next week. Since I will already be under I'm having a few other things done. I will be less than 2 months out from a vacation. Were you given any restrictions about staying out... READ COMMENT

Dr. Bengston is the best in GR if you are looking. READ COMMENT

Well Liz, you have no idea what you were talking about. I WAS exercising and I WAS working out. What I was trying to say it gain 5 lbs and it will come back in a totally different area. Also, unless you are in your 20's and not 40's... READ COMMENT

Hi 4ever, I used biocornium for the scars and you can't even see where I was cut to have the implants inserted. I also never wear an underwire bra, I thought I read somewhere on one of these boards that it's not recommended by plastic... READ COMMENT

I can completely relate to the feeling of going bigger but I too thought 'anything' would be an improvement. I too wish I would have gone bigger. Following surgery I was actually a double d and LOVED them. My husband is fine the way... READ COMMENT