Location: Washington, DC
Member since 8/2/2011


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Reviews & Stories

3 weeks post op! Completely FLAT!! - Washington, DC

I am a 5'9" 27 year old female living in Washington, DC. Since I was a kid, I was overweight. As I grew older, so did my girth. I grew out of junior's size clothing at 12 and had to wear women's sizes. By the time I got to high school, I was 200lbs. With my age, my weight increased, until I hit my peak weight in 2009 of 245lbs, wearing a size 22. I have been struggling... READ MORE

Recent comments from dechanique

Yes! Pole is a serious workout! Especially in the arms and the core muscles. It was hard to get back into pole after surgery because of how hard it is on the core, but I worked back into it and now (10 weeks post op) and pretty much... READ COMMENT

I'm doing mostly well! I just had my six week checkup yesterday! I had my after pictures taken by the doctor's office! READ COMMENT

My weight DROPPED significantly, actually! I was 160 going into surgery, now I'm 153. I wasn't doing anything in particular with my food - my mom cooked for me so it was pretty healthy/OK - salad, chicken, maybe rice or spaghetti &... READ COMMENT

My surgeon checked on me wednesday morning (opening up my binder) but she said not to take the binder off, touch anything, until my next appointment (on monday). She opened it up and pulled out the drains and THEN i could shower. I was... READ COMMENT

The drains were quite annoying, i will say, but I only had mine in 6 days (surgery Tuesday, they came out the following Monday). FELT SO GOOD to get them out! As for the garment, when I was first healing I really enjoyed it because it... READ COMMENT