Location: Iowa, IA
Member since 7/5/2012


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Reviews & Stories

***2wk post op: HOLY SENSITIVITY!!!*** Size DDD/E/F - Who the Hell Knows to C (Hopefully) - Des Moines, IA

Hi everyone! I had my consultation with PS on 6/22/12, got insurance approval in about 8 days (luckily as that is not the norm) and surgery scheduled for 8/20/12. Just over 2 weeks to go! I've been considering BR surgery for a few years now. I've lost close to 70 pounds in the last year and a half and lost *maybe* one cup size. I measure to fit in a 36DDD but wear all kinds of sizes based... READ MORE

Questions from Love_Gardening

What Happens if You Estimate More Tissue Removal Than You Can Take out in Surgery?

Hello. I am 5'10", 195lbs and currently measuring 34" rib cage and 42-43" at the fullest part of my bust (somewhere DDD-F?In the last 18 months or so I have lost almost 70... READ MORE

Swelling or extra tissue/fat/skin after Tummy Tuck? (photos)

I am 7 weeks post op from a tummy tuck with muscle repair. I was flat as a board at 2 weeks and was loving it!!! I am still flat standing up but when I sit down, I have a roll... READ MORE

Discussions started by Love_Gardening

Surgery time/length and coming out of anesthesia?

Hi everyone ~ I'm new (been lurking for a little while).  I just received insurance approval on Tuesday and got surgery scheduled for August 20th!  I was wondering... READ MORE

Button-up shirts for post=op?

Has anyone seen any pajama sets that are short sleeved with button up tops?  I'm having my BR on August 20th in Iowa - and it's still going to be very hot here.  I'm... READ MORE

5K run/walk after BR?

There is a 5K run/walk I really want to enter with a group of friends (called The Color Run).  Google it - looks so much fun!!!  Anyways, I will be 6-7 weeks post op... READ MORE

What if the PS doesn't take enough tissue? (insurance)

So I've been wondering if the surgeon guesses he will take let's use 600 grams from each side, but then gets in there and only removes more like 400 - what happens with the... READ MORE

7 weeks today; swelling or extra/skin roll (pics)

Hi everyone!  I had TT with muscle repair 7 weeks ago.  The first picture here was taken in the evening, and the next one 5 minutes after I got up in the morning.... READ MORE

Recent comments from Love_Gardening

I'm still intrigued too. Still haven't got the guts to "do it". Ha ha. READ COMMENT

No kidding. Damn look at that waistline! Don't have those balloons hiding it anymore! READ COMMENT

See my PS didn't say anything about oils and I haven't asked. I was cleared to shower at 2 days post op so I've been doing that but just letting the water run down. I haven't actually applied soap or anything to the area. I'm scared... READ COMMENT

Faythfull, My tubes weren't bad at all. A little weird, but not painful. It felt like PS was pulling a worm out of my boobs. I told him it felt like that and he actually said, "What, didn't I tell you I put worms in your boobs... READ COMMENT

Hopefully that helps it from opening up even more. READ COMMENT