WildOrchids

Member since 9/14/2012

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Reviews & Stories

Lots of Questions - Chevy Chase, MD

So, i'm getting a tummy tuck under twilight anesthesia. While i was going through the consultation I was asked if I had.considered fat.grafting to my butt. Oddly enough I hadn't even though I've always hated my butt! I didn't even really know they did.that. Well now I'm excited about doing it, but also nervous. I love the surgeon I picked and the.staff is amazing! He got lots of good... READ MORE

4 years later, still loving it!!!

I had my first son at 18 and lost my sexy stomach at that point, but it wasn't too bad. My second son clinched it for me though. He was 9 1/2 pounds. I've hidden my stomach since. I just figured this was my cross to bear. As time has gone on, it's become more and more depressing. My belly button resembles a sad face, which is exactly the face i make when i see it. I'm tired of tucking gross... READ MORE

Questions from WildOrchids

Can a Tummy Tuck cause back problems?

After my tummy tuck in Oct 2012 my stomach was SO tight I had a hard time with back bends, it never seemed to get better. My back, hips and legs were pretty stiff. I have... READ MORE

Can muscle repair tummy tuck be too tight and cause chronic back issues?

After my tummy tuck in Oct 2012 my stomach was SO tight I had a hard time with back bends, it never seemed to get better. My back, hips and legs were pretty stiff. Over the... READ MORE

Recent comments from WildOrchids

Oh man, I remember all of this. It is worth it in the end, but the first few months for me were not great. I was out of work for 6 weeks. Anyway, you are looking great so far! I will be up for a BA soon I think... READ COMMENT

Hi! Yes, I am trying one now. I currently live in Asia so it does make it easier to see people like that. Also doing acupuncture. But I have another condition from a car accident so I think that played into my issues with my back...... READ COMMENT

Hi! Yes, I am trying one now. I currently live in Asia so it does make it easier to see people like that. Also doing acupuncture. But I have another condition from a car accident so I think that played into my issues with my back...... READ COMMENT

Thanks! Nope, no sensation in the bottom half of my stomach at all. I think mine is more severe than most, but it generally doesn't bother me other than being a bummer. I wouldn't trade back my old tumny for the feeling. READ COMMENT

Thanks! :-) I went to Washington Dermatology in Washington, D.C. I think. Not sure if it made a huge difference but my scar isn't horrible. So nice to hear from you guys! :-) READ COMMENT