Location: OR
Member since 12/7/2011


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Reviews & Stories

Finally comfortable in my own skin!! 12 weeks PO tomorrow!

I'm 29 years old, 5'9'', 159 lbs, and will be 30 in June. I have three gorgeous children who are 15 1/2 (he's actually a brother I have custody of. LOL)5 1/2 and 3 and an amazingly supportive husband. If you look around my family there is not one.single.flat.tummy. so I just kind of assumed that I'd always have to deal with this ridiculous spare tire around my waist... READ MORE

Questions from finallygoingtodoit

What Is Considered Typical Muscle Separation?

Just wondering how muscle seperation is typical in a tummy tuck patient who has given birth more than once? Just came from my 6 week check up and finally remembered to ask him... READ MORE

Discussions started by finallygoingtodoit

Experienced TT'ers, my Surgery is 1-31-12 and I don't know what I need!

Hello ladies! I'm trying to guess at the things I should purchase pre-op to make life easier for myself and my family post-op! Any helpful hints you all have will be... READ MORE

Recent comments from finallygoingtodoit

I guess it depends on the type of vacation you're taking, and how much activity is involved! It also depends on the extent of themuscle repair you have. If you're going somewhere you can just chill and will have plenty of help with the... READ COMMENT

I'm wearing my bikini bottom to cover the big scar, but the belly button scar has been exposed and I've noticed no darkening of the scar. Hope that helps! :) READ COMMENT

I'm 12 weeks PO and my Jeans just started getting big on me, for some the pain, and the swelling lingers on for quite some time. The patience required for this post op period is enormous....but I promise it's worth it! :) READ COMMENT

My pant size didn't change at all after surgery, although I have read some posts of people that lose several sizes! My pants to look much more flattering though, I'm pretty sure I shouldn't have been wearing the size I was! Haha READ COMMENT

Those drains are not fun, but man oh man do they serve a purpose! I didn't have all that much swelling until after they were removed, and then the swelling hit. I really couldn't say which was worse, but I was allowed to shower with... READ COMMENT