Location: North of the 49th parallel
Member since 6/17/2012


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Reviews & Stories

Four Month Update with New Pictures

Well, I am a single 41 year old mom of two teenagers. I've only told two close friends about my surgery (not sure if I'm afraid that others will judge me, or if I'm just afraid in general) so I'm very happy to have found this community. I've spend the morning reading others' stories and have to say, I'm not as nervous as I was! My motivation? I consider myself to be young at heart, and... READ MORE

Recent comments from New_Me_2012

Awww, thats tough. I'm so sorry. xox READ COMMENT

Thanks! I'm 5'6", my pre surgery weight was 144, I'm 133 now. All that weight loss was surgery related, as I was 129 following the surgery (but didn't really eat much for the first few weeks) and definately haven't tried to lose weight... READ COMMENT

I had to pack mine for about four months. It was a pain in the ass, but not so bad in the long run. Hope you find peace with it! READ COMMENT

I slept in my bed from day one... READ COMMENT

I had the same issue: necrosis, debriding and packing for three months. It will be ok, promise. It's all worth it in the end. Hang in. x READ COMMENT