Location: Walnut Creek
Member since 7/9/2011


  • 410 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

So Far, Pretty Good for a 63 Year-old - Walnut Creek, CA

Despite trepidations, I had lipo on back of arms, back, love handles and inner thighs. Coming off the anesthesia was harder than I remember for the tummy tuck (tt) - really groggy. I kept expecting the discomfort and pain from the TT but this was a lot better/easier. I took a pain pill when I got home, took a nap and actually felt pretty normal when I got up. Little aches - mostly in the inner... READ MORE

3 Days Post Op - Walnut Creek, CA

Surgery took 3 hours. First night home - fuzzy. I only had a tummy tuck. At the last minute, I asked my ps to do the internal stitches loose because I'm 60 and don't have 50 years to enjoy the tight tummy. We decided right before surgery that he wouldn't put in the cross-stitches - up the breast-bone. Here are pictures 3 days PO. 7 days post op - feeling pretty good. I notice when i do more... READ MORE

Questions from catgetsdown

What About Tahitian Dance - when After Tt (No Lipo)?

I understand walking is good after 2 weeks - I walk 3 miles/day - at least. But I recently (last year) took up Tahitian dance and love it. In fact, that was the 'straw' that... READ MORE

Hiking - Not All Uphill, Moderately Strenuous - TT Post 3 Wks?

My tt is scheduled for March 6th. We have a vacation starting March 22. It sounds like walking a couple of miles - straight path - will be ok by then. What about a walk with a... READ MORE

Recent comments from catgetsdown

Day 2 post _ pretty good. The only pain I have is in my back when I get out of bed. My inner thighs aren't very bruised but my back is, probably from the love handles. I'm having trouble keeping the cg on my upper arms. The cg from the... READ COMMENT

I'm June 1 but in California. Good luck today! READ COMMENT

Hi all, I'm 63 yrs old, yes, having liposuction on my love handles, arms and inner thighs. I had a tummy tuck 2 yrs ago and chickened out on the liposuction then. I hope the recovery really is 2 days before getting back to work. I do... READ COMMENT

Yes. Mostly below incision line READ COMMENT