Member since 5/4/2012


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Discreet TT: BB concerns 2+ wks post-op

I’m 50 yrs old, 5’6”, 170 lbs, married. I have never had children. I am in the midst of menopause and am having an increasingly difficult time shedding the pounds I’ve gained over the past year. I have always had a belly pooch, even in my more slender days of running, weight training, and bicycle adventuring. It is a genetic trait evident on my mom and sisters. The... READ MORE

Recent comments from GreenGalVT

- Glad to hear all is going well! I appreciate your thoughts about the hindsight of pre-op energy. No regrets. READ COMMENT

It's been a while since I've posted--here or on my profile. I'm 11 wks PO (July 26) and am doing OK, but continue to deal with much tightness, swelling, and now various darts of pain in my middle area. My dr. told me that the middle... READ COMMENT

31 days with a drain?! Wow. I cannot even imagine it. The longer mine were in the more painful they became, I think from being tugged on and jostled. I also showered every day after day 3, but don't think that is related to the... READ COMMENT

Glad to hear it! Sounds similar to my experience. Happy healing. READ COMMENT

Thanks, Dmags. I posted updated info & pics today. I wouldn't say an umbilical hernia repair is a lie: your umbilicus will definitely be repaired as part of the whole thing. I did not use the hernia option in part because I am under... READ COMMENT