Member since 8/24/2011


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Reviews & Stories

Was so worth it!

I'm 42 with two children and had been joking about getting a TT for years. Somehow all the stars aligned, and I ended up with a surgery date for a FTT w/ MR and flank lipo. I'm 5'4" and 125 lbs. and couldn't really blame my pregnancies too much for the need for the TT. I always carried fat on my belly, and I was tired of looking relatively fit and trim elsewhere and still... READ MORE

Questions from room2improve

Suture Abscess--dig It out or Leave It Alone?

I am 4 weeks post FTT. At my day 5 doctor visit, we noticed a red bump at the top of the incision. I figured it was a stitch coming out, and the nurse tried to coax it out w/... READ MORE

Discussions started by room2improve

Scheduled for Oct. and looking for success snippets

Hi there, I'm new to the board but have already ready many of your reviews and comments. THANK YOU for posting, as I can think of nothing better to understand a TT than... READ MORE

Just found this online--a warning to stop smoking before your TT

Smoking Mercer says there is a much greater risk of complications in smokers, because nicotine greatly constricts blood vessels. Some surgery involves cutting and tying blood... READ MORE

Calling all you experts--Mariah Carey: Tummy tuck or not??

You may have seen Mariah Carey baring her midriff just 6 months after having TWINS. It's so flat and her belly button looks suspiciously like a tummy tuck to me. She's... READ MORE

Recent comments from room2improve

Mimirunzz--don't fret just yet about the increased redness. That happens when they kill the capillaries. It should look a lot better in a week or two. READ COMMENT

Congrats on ditching the binder!! I am still wearing spanx tanks and can't even imagine giving them up. It's totally second nature now. Perhaps I'll brave a day w/o one soon. The last time I tried (3 months?) I ended up extra swollen... READ COMMENT

Hang in there!! It will get better every day, and getting your drains out will be a huge milestone. I can hardly recall those early days, and I'm only 4 months PO. Try to just stay reclined and do absolutely nothing. I took a shower... READ COMMENT

Don't let that silly girl bring you down. A scar shouldn't scare anyone off. I recommend finding someone more mature. Also, to make you feel better, one of the most beautiful women I know is married to someone who also lost a lot of... READ COMMENT

You look great and if you can strengthen your core short of a TT, I would do that. TT is a big operation and with so little to gain cosmetically for you, I would pass. READ COMMENT