Location: Moline, IL
Member since 10/28/2011


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2 year update with pictures!!! TT/MR/No Lipo...vertical incision

I will be one of the last October tummy tuckers...Oct. 31st for me! I am 44 and have had 4 large babies (two were over 10.5 lbs and two were 9 lbs). My youngest just turned 5. I am 5'9" and have pretty much always weighed around 120, so those babies really did a number on my stomach skin and muscles! I had my first consultation in January to talk about the extra skin. That's... READ MORE

Recent comments from kim44

Thanks! I know how you feel about being told you need a vertical stinks. I, like you, wanted to wear a bikini. I felt like I was still going to want to hide my stomach, even after the surgery. Well, I can happily say I... READ COMMENT

Yes, my ps will do it at his office...not sure when. I bet you will be just fine! I didn't want to scare anyone, but since I started posting my photos before all of this revision stuff, I thought I should stick it out to the end! READ COMMENT

My incision doesn't go all the way to my bb (2.5 " up from horizontal). The area of concern is where my vertical stops...kind of a pucker or crease. Once my swelling started to go down, I could tell my skin was doing something funky... READ COMMENT

You know, I don't really know when I would have the revision. He said to come back in 6 weeks, but that will be to just check on things. I wish I would have asked him that. It would be nice to have things on the mend by summer. I... READ COMMENT

Thanks, and yours sounds like it will be great! My PS didn't really care what I used on the scars. I've used Palmer's, rotating between the stuff in the jar and the oily stuff...guess it depends on my mood :) I would be going crazy... READ COMMENT