Location: Philadelphia suburbs
Member since 8/3/2011


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Reviews & Stories

Tummy tuck

I am a 44 year old mother of two, 5 and 7 years old. And, it wasn't until the birth of my second that I really noticed the impact on my body. Prolapsed bladder, uterus...etc. I tried Kegal bio-feedback (embarrassing!; it helped a little, but not that much). I was told by my Gyn that my only option was to have a hysterectomy and I just didn't feel comfortable with that, so I just lived... READ MORE

Questions from PhillyMom

Which Is Better For Tummy Tuck Scars, U-shaped or W-shaped?

I am having a Tummy Tuck and noticed in my research that there appear to be two slightly different types of scars: one that is U-shaped, like a smile running from hip-to-hip... READ MORE

How can I Ensure Good Results from My Tummy Tuck Revision for Bulges?

At 10 days post-op from a full tummy tuck, my doctor removed my bandages and drainage tubes and immediately commented that I would need a revision surgery for bulges at either... READ MORE

Recent comments from PhillyMom

Hi again -- my surgery was on Sept. 12, so I am 8 weeks post-op tomorrow. I think it took until just last week until things inside and out started feeling sort of normal again. Still little "twinges" from time to time and tire out in... READ COMMENT

Wow -- I am so glad that I'm not the only one still checking in here! And, it sounds like I am in the same place as everyone else. Generally feeling great, still tire a bit in the evenings. Totally flat tummy in the am, a bit poofy... READ COMMENT

Are any September tummy-tuckers are still checking this thread? Anyway, I am 8 weeks post-op this Monday and am generally feeling pretty much back to normal (a bit of swelling at the end of the day, but not too bad), fitting into all... READ COMMENT

Hi - don't know what your before pics looked like, but you look *great* now!! And, I can relate (somewhat) to what you went through... I had my TT along with major repair work 'down-there' (prolapsed uterus, bladder, rectocele,... READ COMMENT

Hi Pasadena, I can relate to your BB situation, as I ended up with dog ears on either side of my incision and also have to wait 6 months for revision surgery to remove them. Like you, I don't mind, as I know this will be a simple... READ COMMENT