Location: Chesapeake, VA
Member since 3/3/2012


  • 158 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 4 discussions
  • 6 questions

Reviews & Stories

BR & TT - Everything's Going! - Chesapeake, VA

Planning a BR and TT. Although I've made some serious lifestyle changes, nothing will get rid of my big belly and droopy boobies! I received my approval today! I'm so excited. My surgery is scheduled for April 18th. Everything's going, boobies and belly! Now the planning begins. I'm stressing a bit over the discomfort of the compression garments more than anything. I'm always... READ MORE

Questions from LadyTeri

Thinking of Asking for Phentermine To Lose More Weight Before Surgery, Is This Ok?

My current weight is 205 and am considering a TT & BR. I have lost 30 lbs in the last six months and I guess I've hit a small plateau. I've started at the gym and... READ MORE

When to Return to Work After TT & BR Combination Surgery?

I'm planning a TT & BR together. Realistically, when should I be able to return t work? I have a desk job. READ MORE

Best Compression Garments to Wear - BR & TT?

Just want your expert opinions on the above. I am a woman who is not comfortable in undergarments for long periods, but I know it's a must for all I'm having done. Ugh.... READ MORE

Bringing Post Op Care Givers to Last Consult, is this Appropriate?

My mom & sis will help me after BR & TT on 4/18. Is it ok to bring them to my last consult with my PS? I feel like they should be ale to ask any post op care questions... READ MORE

Leg Elevation During Recovery

I'm having BR & TT. Would it be a good idea to elevate my legs while I'm recovering? READ MORE

If I Remove 700cc From 42DD, Where Would That Put Me? (photo)

I'm having BR, TT with lipo on flanks and also muscle repair. PS advised Aetna wants 700cc removed per breast. I am currently 207 lb with 42DD. Where do you think that... READ MORE

Discussions started by LadyTeri

Can you advise your best choice of post-op surgical bras to buy?

Hey ladies,  I'm having BR & TT 41/8!  Do I need to buy surgical bras?  If so which worked the best for you ladies out there? READ MORE

What type of compression garments worked best for you?

I'm sure my PS will discuss on my 4/4 consult, but of course I love everyone's advice and judgement here.  Please let me know what you bought and how it worked for... READ MORE

Has your clothing size changed after surgery?

Can any one share whether their clothing size changed after surgery?  I'm having both TT and BR and just wonder if realistically will I be buying new clothes?? READ MORE

Recent comments from LadyTeri

Can anyone give me good advice on how to take good pics with my iPhone? All my pics on here somehow look wrong. I can't seem to get close like you ladies. HELP! READ COMMENT

Good luck Diva. I am 4 weeks post op. Good luck on the 23rd. READ COMMENT

I seem to have the hardest time taking pics of myself! Is here any hints you know of? I'm using my iPhone. I'm feeling pretty great at this point. I do have some sharp pains every now and then in my breasts, but everything is... READ COMMENT

Pretty much back to normal routine except I've only been cleared for treadmill and 3 lb weights at the gym. I went 5/16 for the first time and that felt weird but o.k. My tummy is still swollen and hard so nothing feels exactly... READ COMMENT

Thanks Iowa. Went to work and was exhausted, but I guess I have to get up and moving. I may leave a little early every day for a while. READ COMMENT