Member since 9/19/2011


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10/21(2.5 months til surgery!) im 23 i have 2 children (ages 2yrs and 4months) and a loving husband of 4yrs :) im a small frame but im 5'7 and about 125lbs.. i was a small B before kids now im a deflated A lol.. i have always wanted them but i really want them now bc i dnt look like a woman at all.. i want to feel sexy again :) My surgery is scheduled for Jan 5, 2012! i have saved... READ MORE

Questions from e1983

How to Fix Diastasis Recti?

I am 5'7" 125lbs (also have 2 kids) and i have a weird buldge that goes from my sternum almost to my belly button and it sticks out enough that you can notice it under... READ MORE

Ventral Hernia Repair with Mesh? Also Have A Diastasis Recti (photo)

I have seen a general surgeon who diagnosed a ventral hernia.. he said he was gonna place a large piece of mesh.. is this normal to do this? i also have a large diastasis he... READ MORE

Ventral Hernia Repair with Mesh Also Diastasis Recti?

7 months ago a surgeon place a 8 in by 8in piece of mesh in my stomach to fix my ventral hernia and diastasis recti. I am feeling more and more pain around the edges of my mesh... READ MORE

Recent comments from e1983

Yes I did put them under the muscle. It has been a year and a half now since I got them and I am sooo beyond happy that I did. READ COMMENT

U are going to want a zipper or front close bra. It may look terrible but trust me u are not gonna be able to get a regular sports bra on. Also u can just wear a cami w built in bra that works too. But whatever u plan on wearing make... READ COMMENT

Congrats! i had mine done 10 months ago.. Dr Bartell was fantastic!! READ COMMENT

I am a stay at home mom and i took care of my kids all by myself after 2 weeks.. it wasnt too difficult i just took it as easy as possible and made my hubby do all the cleaning :) READ COMMENT

Http://www.drbartell.com/ READ COMMENT