Member since 8/8/2012


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  • 2 reviews
  • 1 question

Reviews & Stories

A Wonderful Experience, Overall...- Asheville, NC

I had a full abdominoplasty in Nov 2011. I don't regret it at all. However, I now want more kids sooner than I had anticipated.... so I am pretty sure I'll be undoing some of my amazing surgeon's work :( Having said that, I'm glad I did it - I lost 100+lbs after gastric bypass, and was miserable about my flappy belly. I now *love* my body! Pain was the only side-effect. I only mention it... READ MORE

Best Decision Ever - Marietta, GA

I had a RNY gastric bypass Sept 2010, and two years later I still think it was the best thing I have ever done. I went from 265lbs and 40+% body fat to 160lbs 20% fat! I feel great - no major complications, just lifestyle adjustments. I chose abdominoplasty after, as I had a pannus left, but needed no other cosmetic procedures. I lifted weights regularly, walked several miles each night,... READ MORE

Questions from JudoGirl

How Many More Months to Wait for Pregnancy Post-TT? (photo)

I am 8 months post abdominoplasty following 100lbs weight loss. I did the tuck thinking more children would be many years down the road. However, I am in a happy, stable... READ MORE

Recent comments from JudoGirl

Mostly I would just eat too much volume-wise and throw up after meals. I've only ever had the blood sugar spike associated with dumping a few times... and each time was because I ate something made 100% of sugar, and was completely my... READ COMMENT

I has *terrified* of being put under! I had to be given a ton of Versed just to prevent a full-blown panic attack before surgery :P When I came to in recovery, I refused all pain meds until after I saw my son, as I wouldn't really... READ COMMENT

I would exhaust all options - including another plastic surgeon. Good luck with that - I hope you find the answers you need :) READ COMMENT

I was very lucky - my lower abdomin was the only place that really showed the loss, and it wasn't nearly as bad as I had expected. READ COMMENT

I would seek a second opinion, and fast. READ COMMENT