Location: Seattle
Member since 5/24/2011


  • 12 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 1 discussion
  • 1 question

Reviews & Stories

Mommy Makeover Worth All the Money! - Seattle, WA

I am a 50 year old Mom of 5 ages 10, 8, 4 and 2 year old twins. I am extremely athletic. I run competitively, spin, do interval training and step classes. Each pregnancy ended in a c-section. I never gained more than 25-30 lbs. but I am 5'2" and 112 lbs. with a small frame. After my doctor delivered my twins, she told me I would need plastic surgery to fix my diastasis recti. You... READ MORE

Questions from RunningSue

6 Weeks Post Tummy Tuck, MR and Implants, when and What Type of Core Exercises Should I Be Doing?

I am an active Mom of 5 (spin, running, interval training, step, etc.) I started back at the gym at week 5 doing low impact step class, stair master, interval training) but am... READ MORE

Discussions started by RunningSue

Any other active Moms post MM?

I am a 50 year old active Mom of 5 kids (including 2.5 year old twins).  I had my MM on June 14 and would like to connect with other active Moms post surgery.  I am... READ MORE

Recent comments from RunningSue

4 years later, hard to believe that much time has passed. I read over this and it almost seems like it happened to someone else. I am so glad I had the surgery. My stomach is still nice and flat. I am now a personal trainer and... READ COMMENT

My insurance paid for the hernia repair and the percentage of the total surgery time that was allocated to the hernia repair. So one hour was covered of the surgery, anesthesia, etc. All the rest was self paid. Beeba5 I chuckled... READ COMMENT

No pre op medical clearance for me either when I had my surgery last June. I was 50 at the time and healthy like you. READ COMMENT

I had my MM last June and it was the best thing I ever did for myself. My PS used mesh since I am extremely active (like you). I am glad she did and I wore a bathing suit this year for the first time in 11 years. See my full... READ COMMENT

I posted a detailed account of my mm surgery from pre op to 8 weeks post op. You can look it up under my pseudonym RunningSue. I am now 6 months post surgery and could not be happier. READ COMMENT