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July 2 Tummy Tuck- post op pictures posted - Minneapolis, MN

I am 36, 5'8" and 150 lbs. I've been bothered by my belly ever since I had my daughter at a young age. I exercise, watch what I eat and work hard to be as healthy as possible. Despite all my efforts my belly just won't go away. I've decided to have a tt because I want my outward body to look as healthy as I feel. Like many of you, this isn't about anyone but me. I am... READ MORE

Discussions started by hotrodgirl59

Tummy tuck without tubes

I've had a surgical consult and my surgeon has told me I won't need tubes after my surgery.  He shared with me that he doesn't cut through the lymph glands in a way that... READ MORE

Recent comments from hotrodgirl59

Yes, they covered the pain meds. It was just one bottle. I did get a great rate, and I'm very pleased with the results. Good luck to you. READ COMMENT

I filled the prescription for my pain meds using my insurance, so the cost was my copay of $10. I also did the pre-op physical through my insurance, and the co-pay for that was $20. So, the cost did include nearly everything. I'm... READ COMMENT

No, my after pictures are just a day or two after my surgery. I had a lot of swelling, but that seems to be a common complaint among everyone. READ COMMENT

I am doing fabulous. I'm completely back to normal and loving life. I'm so pleased that I went through with the tummy tuck. I love how my clothes fit. I saw your updated photos. You look great. READ COMMENT

I totally get how frustrating the swelling can be, I've been really impatient with that aspect as well. I think being really active can contribute to it. I'd rather get my exercise and be a little swollen! I hope your swelling goes... READ COMMENT