Location: Maryland, MD
Member since 8/12/2012


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Reviews & Stories

2 Years Post Op - Maryland

To first read part 1 of my Tummy Tuck journey, please click here. 8 weeks post op. Hello 5 lbs of weight gain. :-/ I've been trying to eat healthy but recently I think my will power is low. I have been so strict with diet that now I've been craving sugar and salt like there is no tomorrow. Yesterday and today, my husband doesn't even know what I ate. I had a hot fudge sundae for breakfast... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Part 1: So happy! 8 weeks post op - Maryland

32 year old mom of 3 here- 4 yrs, 2 yrs and 6 months. I gained about 50 lbs with each pregnancy. I am 5'3" and weigh 145. I still have 15 lbs to lose to reach my pre-preganancy weight. My plan is lose the weight and then get a full tummy tuck with lipo of the flanks. I have had two consultations, total costs were $10,500 from one doctor and $13,500 from the other. I wasn't overly pleased with... READ MORE

Questions from Skinnywaist

Can I Wear a Bikini This Summer? I'm Concerned About Sun Exposure to the Scars.

I will be 6 months post op this summer. While researching scar gels, I read online that scars exposed to the sun during the first year may darken. I want to make good decisions... READ MORE

Are Spray Tans or Self Tanning Lotions Safe to Use on Tummy Tuck Scars?

I'm 32 years old and trying to take better care of my skin. I'm planning to really limit sun worshipping this summer. My tummy tucks scars will only be 6-7 months old this... READ MORE

What is the Best Kind of Liposuction for Thighs? (photo)

I'm 32 years old, 5'3" and 125 lbs. Also, 3 months post op from a tummy tuck with PAL lipo of my flanks and doing great! I am eating right and exercising but I have some... READ MORE

Should I get lipo on my love handles and thighs at 135 lbs or lose 10 lbs and then get my butt enhanced? (Photo)

I had a TT 3 years ago. My tummy still looks great! I'm 34 yrs, 5'3" and weight is 135. I like the way my butt looks at 135 but not my love handles and thighs. My love handles... READ MORE

Recent comments from Skinnywaist

Hey islandergirl, thanks for sharing your story. Please post before and after pictures. I'm similar size to you and considering breast augmentation in the future. I had a tummy tuck with Dr. T a few years ago. He is the best doctor!!!!... READ COMMENT

Thank you for sharing your story and pictures. I would recommend you file a complaint with your state's medical board. That is terrible she did such a bad job and then refused to help you. I'm so glad you found another doctor to help... READ COMMENT

Thank you for sharing your story. Please post before and after pictures. I've been considering thigh lipo. Dr. Markmann is on my list. Good luck to you. READ COMMENT

You look really good! Keep posting! READ COMMENT