Location: Bristol, UK
Member since 6/13/2012


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NEW PICS 8 weeks PO, starting to see some abs again - Bristol, England

I'm 42 with two lovely boys aged 13 and 11, both of whom were huge babies (12 pounders). I wasn't exactly svelte before, but since having them, and the 2 C-sections that got them out, I've had a really saggy tummy. I have no waist - I'm kind of square because my ab muscles have separated - and the whole of my tummy area has been numb for over a decade (so losing any sensation there isn't a... READ MORE

Discussions started by HinUK

Any views on travelling a few weeks post-op?

I've just booked a family holiday for weeks 3-4 post-op. It's only a 2hour flight which my clinic is happy with, and I've booked a hotel where I can basically lie around while... READ MORE

Recent comments from HinUK

Hi, thanks so much for your posts. I had tummy tuck surgery last summer and had internal stitching to bring my abs back together. It went really well, but getting fit again has been a long haul. Just in the last few weeks I've been... READ COMMENT

Hey everyone - I just wanted to say a happy Christmas to all of us, our first one wearing the lovely clothes we never could before! I'm 5 months PO today - absolutely the most liberating thing I've ever done. Still mending - and a... READ COMMENT

Probably sensible - I've adapted mine, too, and taken face pics off. To be fair, I've just looked at the privacy info and it does say: RealSelf is a public website. If you choose to post something, that information is out there... READ COMMENT

I think he just thought (rightly!) that I was a little bit addicted to it, like a comfort blanket, and needed to start returning to the real world... READ COMMENT

Hmm. Just realised from a comment on someone else's profile update that all photos on our profile pages can be found on google images. Obviously most of them are faceless, and most of us have nicknames which aren't necessarily... READ COMMENT