Location: Midwest
Member since 6/9/2012


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  • 6 questions

Reviews & Stories

August 9, 2012 - Mid Missouri, MO

Age 46. Laparotomy 1995. Pregnancy 1996 and 1998. Reasons for choosing a tt: my stomach doesn't reflect how I feel.I've been walking 2 miles and doing a 15 minute ab work out every night this week. Going to be consistent in my exercise to get strong for surgery. Called a hospital supply company yesterday and priced a hospital bed. $100.00 a month. I think this may be a good idea during... READ MORE

Questions from BBGalini

I Move Like I'm Pregnant, is This Normal? (photo)

I'm getting a tummy tuck on 8/9/12. I feel like my stomach doesn't go with the rest of my body. I'm not tall, 5' 3" and small built. I have some curves, but I'm not overweight.... READ MORE

Laporotomy and Two Pregnancies Cause Abdominal Wall to Weaken?

Would a laparotomy for endometriosis and two pregnancies cause abdominal wall to weaken? How can I tell if I have muscle separation? READ MORE

Stomach Feels and is So Distended. Will a TT Improve This Feeling?

Even after a normal sized healthy meal my stomach feels so uncomfortable and big. Will this improve after tummy tuck? It's like since the flab and loose muscles are there the... READ MORE

Vaginal Odor Improved After Tummy Tuck?

My vagina is now more upright and no longer saggy under my lower abdomin. I am pleased with my tummy tuck results so far. I am only 12 days post op. I have noticed that I no... READ MORE

Walking 2 Weeks Post Op After Tummy Tuck?

Before surgery I was brisk walking 2 miles. I am feeling good 2 weeks post op. Only taking Advil maybe once a day for mainly mild discomfort. Is it ok to take a normal walk for... READ MORE

Swelling Worse in the Evening?

I am almost 3 weeks post op. Why is my swelling and discomfort worse during evening hours? I am feeling my best in the morning and rest every afternoon. By 6pm I start feeling... READ MORE

Discussions started by BBGalini

Hello out there! My tt is August 9th 2012. Pre op consultation is July 18.

I'm 46 and at age 28 I had a laparotomy  to help with endometriosis.  That left a long horizontal scar.  3 months later I got pregnant with my son and gave birth... READ MORE

Recent comments from BBGalini

Hello! I'm 3 weeks post op from a tummy tuck. I am seeing my dr tomorrow for a check up. My tummy girth is gone. I definitely look better. The shape of my waist is completely different. My scar is thin, purplish with some scabing... READ COMMENT

My PS swears by Queen Helene cocoa butter sticks (like big chap stick) you can buy it in ethnic hair care section of Family Dollar type stores. Smells wonderful READ COMMENT

Great that you'll have pillow pets! My pain control in the hospital was morphine, Percocet and Vallium. Vicodin and Vallium once I got home. After day three at home I was just Advil. I've been doing small walks only. Mainly I rest... READ COMMENT

I'm five days post op and very pleased. I had a nausea patch the night before surgery and phenergen in my IV also. Never had any nausea. To control pain I was given morphine. Percocet, and Valliuium. I had one drain removed... READ COMMENT

My PS removed 2 lbs of tissue. I'm still numb and swollen but got one drain removed today. Last one comes out Wednesday. Very pleased w results. I can stop Vicodin and be on Advil. Great job Tanya you made it!!! READ COMMENT