Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Member since 11/6/2011


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Tummy Tuck Scheduled -- 12 weeks post-op!

I delivered my son via c-section 10 years ago, and gained 60lbs during that pregnancy (started at 110lbs, 5'0" tall). I lost most of the weight by his first birthday, but then when I was 36 I became a gestational surrogate, and ended up delivery two different sets of twins, 17 months apart. I gained over 50lbs with each pregnancy, and was 53 inches around my waist at each delivery.... READ MORE

Recent comments from surromom2four

Was trying to add an update, but for some reason it's not working on my phone. I'm now two years post-op as of yesterday! Crazy to think it's been two years. I'm doing great though. I ran three marathons this year, and a number of... READ COMMENT

I had my tummy tuck in January, 2012....still the best money I ever spent! My scar is completely faded. I do have some numbness near the top of my left thigh, but otherwise I'm fine. My core is still completely tight, and I still... READ COMMENT

My recovery was easy, but I only had the tummy tuck, so maybe that's why? I stopped wearing spanx about 3 months out, and I've been running and working out regularly since 8 weeks post op. I still have a small area at the top of my... READ COMMENT

Trust me, Marie, I know how you feel. The hardest thing for me was to sit around after surgery - I was used to working out daily. But your body needs time to heal, and after all you've just put it through, you don't want to risk... READ COMMENT

Marie, I had a TT with muscle repair on 1/3/12 and slowly started running (alternating with walking) at about 6 1/2 weeks out. My dr wanted me to wait until 8 weeks but I started back slowly a little sooner. Just make sure you go... READ COMMENT