Location: Delaware
Member since 3/30/2011


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Can't lift forever with muscle repair????

Hi all, I am scheduled for surgery in a few weeks and am starting to freak out! My main reason for having the surgery is to get some core strength back. I carried pretty big twin girls full term (7 lbs & 6.5 lbs). They are now 3.5 years old. But it's my 7 year old son that I'm trying to get stronger for.... he has multiple disabilities and is not mobile (although if you hold... READ MORE

Recent comments from LoriMV

Hi and good luck!! It is any day now! Quick question, as I am thinking about rescheduling this over the next few weeks... have you given any thought to the fact that it will be so hot out while you are wearing your compression... READ COMMENT

Hi- Just a quick question -you said you had a setback at 8 weeks - I'm thinking of going on a family vacation at my 8 weeks (if I schedule the surgery in the next 3 weeks). Do you think you'd have been able to travel at that... READ COMMENT

Hi- We are around the same proportions, I am imagining... I am 5'7" and 200 lbs. I have a 7 year old and twin 3.5 year old girls and really need to get these stomach muscles sewn back together! I'm also getting an umbilical hernia... READ COMMENT

Just saw your post... your surgery is today! Good luck! I am about 3 weeks after you so hopefully by the time I have my surgery, you'll be up and doing the samba! Or at least standing up straight :) READ COMMENT

Thanks for your reply. Did the full swelling last that long or just the last remnants? I keep reading about people who couldn't even fit into their pre-surgery pants for a few months... that seems counter-intuitive!! Have all of that... READ COMMENT