Location: Bay area CA
Member since 6/30/2012


  • 10 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 discussion
  • 1 question

Reviews by krca67

Lost 139lbs in 20mos After RNY Surgery - Mountain View, CA

My journey from first appointment to surgery was 8mos. I had BCBS insurance and had no problems with approval. It was approved the first time. I weighed 263 day of my surgery 3/29/10 and today I weigh 124. That's 139lbs and I'm still in wonder that I accomplished it. I had BP problems, knee... READ MORE

Extended Tummy Tuck & Extended Thigh Lift Post Gastric Bypass - Mountain View, CA

I am a post gastric bypass gal. I weighed 263 and now weigh 124 (2.5 yrs later). I have extra skin on my abdomen and a lot on my thighs. I had a breast lift and augmentation in Jan this year and the tummy tuck & thigh lift were next on my list to do. I recently broke up with my... READ MORE

Questions from krca67

Extended Tummy Tuck Best for Me? (photo)

Is an extended tummy tuck best for me? I have lost 135lbs via Gastric bypass surgery and am down to 124 as a stable weight. I had a BL/BA in January and my surgeon is... READ MORE

Discussions started by krca67

July 13 is my date

I'm scheduled for July 13 for extended tummy tuck and a extended thigh lift.  I lost 139lbs thru Gastric Bypass 2.5 years ago and need to be rid of this skin!!!   I'm... READ MORE

Recent comments from krca67

Doing great! I had all of my drains removed yesterday. The real pain I have is related to my thigh lift (STAPLES ARE THE PITS) but those are to come out on Thu (fingers crossed). Take your meds on skd - stay ahead of the pain and I... READ COMMENT

Do you have drains in this area or is it coming from your stitches/staples? I had a TL same day as TT and had drainage from those butt stitches for about 6 days. If it's a lot - call your Doc. READ COMMENT

Mines done - 7/13. Very happy with the results so far. I had a Thigh Lift too and those drains came out on Thu and my tummy ones should come out Monday at 9am. I am having very little swelling (thank goodness) and am off pain meds... READ COMMENT

Hi Leslie - I had an extended TT on Jul 13 which was a friday, so by Monday I really could have been by myself but I really liked having my Mom here that whole first week. The first 3-4 days were the roughest. As long as you can... READ COMMENT

Thanks.....I'm in a lot of pain mostly from the thigh lift but I knew that would be the worst part. Everything went great though - just need to get thru these first 3-4 days. READ COMMENT