Location: Northern Nevada
Member since 7/10/2011


  • 86 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 discussions
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

A Little Older Than Most of You...but Got It Done! Pre/Post Op Pics

I'm 48 with 3 kids (ages 27, 14, and 13)and one granddaughter (age 6). Like most of you, I gained weight then lost it. My high was, oddly enough not during pregnancy but after, 182 lbs - I'm 5'6". I lost down to 132 but could not maintain there - I was running lots and then had cartilage damage to my knee and had to stop running. I am now still 5'6" and 147 lbs... READ MORE

Questions from cabo_honey

Hormone Replacement and Mommy Makeover?

I am on prometrium (po)& vivelle patch for perimenopausal symptoms (for 2 years). I will be 49 at time of surgery (TT, BA, BL, and lipo)- scheduled 11/2011. Gyn last year... READ MORE

I Have Chronic Constipation, How Can I Prepare For A Mommy Makeover?

Scheduled for TT, BL, BA, and lipo. I have chronic constipation from taking Diazide daily & diazepam 2mg prn (for episodic vertigo)for Meniere's. I drink 1L - 2L water... READ MORE

Post-Op Mommy Makeover, Which Food/Beverages to Have Avaiable for 1st Week?

What foods/beverages would be most beneficial for postop healing? Are protein shakes OK? Should I increase my lean protein intake? Thanks! READ MORE

Discussions started by cabo_honey

Size of your pants/pj bottoms immediately after surgery?

After your TT with the swelling, what size of pants/bottoms did you wear?  Did you wear the same size (loss of poochy abdomen + swelling = same size?)  Or did you... READ MORE

How many of you asked your husband/significant other to help you...

Choose your implants?  Why did you ask them to help or to stay home?   At first I was going to go by myself but now I think I will ask my dh to accompany me... READ MORE

Recent comments from cabo_honey

Hi Joy: My ps pretty much did what your said. I could shower at 2 days post op (I showered on day 3). they put me in an Ace bandage wrap for my breasts immediately post op then I switched to my sports bra around day 5. They put me... READ COMMENT

I'm 5-1/2 weeks out and still have tons of swelling in the abdominal area. Because of that, I still wear a compression garment - just the kind you buy at Kohl's or Macy's - ready to be out of them but it is just going to take time. ... READ COMMENT

Super Saturday is POD#4. MOM takes about 10 hours to work - I would suggest staying close to your bathroom - it will work. We usually tell patients to take 30 mls at bedtime each night until you have a BM if constipation is an issue. ... READ COMMENT

I'm 4 weeks post op. I still have a hard time standing straight. I think that is my biggest problem. Good luck on monday! , READ COMMENT

Wow i have had some of the same emotions! READ COMMENT