Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Member since 2/26/2012


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18 Days Post-Op...still swelling but feeling good *new pics

I have always been the chubby girl. At my heaviest, I got up to 300 pounds. After spending a hot miserable July at Disney World with my 5 year old, then coming home to see my pictures and realizing how out of control my weight had gotten, I decided it was time to make a change. I have always had low self esteem and confidence. Some of this got a little better after spending a year and a half... READ MORE

Recent comments from HappyInTheRightBody

I'm with you honey...I like my view from the side, but from the front I am not too happy yet. I have knots on my sides and swelling from the lipo, so it looks like I have love handles. I can't wait for the swelling to go down too! I... READ COMMENT

Thanks Aussie Mum....one thing that was suggested that came in handy was granny panties. I bought some big ones so that they would go up comfortably above my incision line versus sitting right on it. Also, some cheap comfy cotton... READ COMMENT

Thanks so much WorkingHard. I too was nervous I wouldn't be able to have the surgery due to my weight. The doctor originally told me he would LIKE me to lose about 6 lbs prior to surgery....virtually impossible because I quit smoking... READ COMMENT

I can take some recent pics, but i'll have to do it in the morning. I returned to work yesterday and am quite swollen. Probably more so than I have been so far. And keep in mind that I am not even 3 weeks post-op so I am nowhere near... READ COMMENT

Thanks Bejwelme....glad to know it's not just me with the bladder thing. I swear, I would walk all the way to the bathroom, go, and wouldn't even be back at my desk 30 min and I had to go again. UGH! Since I used most of my time off... READ COMMENT