Member since 6/29/2011


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Reviews & Stories

Saying Goodbye to my Belly in Sunny - Florida

I am 39 years old, 5'1" and 110 lbs. I have 3 wonderful kids, ages 9,7 and 5. After having them, I was left with lots of loose skin and stretch marks. I am scheduled for an Extended Tummy Tuck with lipo to my flanks on August 24th. I can't wait! For years I have worked out and dieted to try to get rid of my belly. And after seeing NO improvement, I finally have realized that... READ MORE

Discussions started by mom23monkeys

Hiding from others that you got a TT

So I don't plan on telling a lot of people that I am getting a TT.  Is it even possible to hide it from others?  I know you have to wear a CG for a long time... READ MORE

When are you allowed to use your stomach muscles?

Hi girls - can you tell me when you are allowed to use your stomach muscles after a TT?  I think I'm confused about what the overall goal of a compression garment is..... READ MORE

Cleanse/Detox before TT???

Hi all, I am curious if anyone has done a cleanse or detox before surgery and if that helped with your recovery at all? In the past I've done 3-4 detoxes, where I eat only... READ MORE

How many meals should I plan to make ahead?

Hi all!  So I am planner by nature.  So I am in the planning stages for my meals to have after my TT.  I am wondering how many meals I should plan... READ MORE

Recent comments from mom23monkeys

Mine is on Wed., 24th. I'm super excited! I'll be checking in our your recovery and wishing you all the best! READ COMMENT

Hi girls! Well, I'm all paid up - had my pre-op last Friday! One more week and I'll be saying goodbye to all my tummy rolls! I can't wait! Just getting all my stuff ready right now. It's almost weird to think that in must one week,... READ COMMENT

Soccermama - what kind of cleanse are you doing? How long are you doing it? READ COMMENT

I just found your story and wanted to congratulate you on your results! You look amazing and I consider you my 'twin'. So it makes me very excited on my outcome. I am 5'1 and 112 lbs right now...which is a bit heavier than I'm used... READ COMMENT

Thanks Kimmers! Yeah I get actual ab work (ie: core, crunches, etc) shouldn't be done until later. In fact, my PS doesn't recommend doing much ab work at all. Course he's the same with chest exercises (after a BA). But I was... READ COMMENT