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I Must Be Nuts! - Las Vegas, NV

I'm a 33 year old mom to 3 (15, 11, and 4). I am 5'2" and weight 130. Last year I lost 40 pounds with diet and exercise. The more I lost the more oddly shaped my stomach appeared. I showed some friends at work and they told me I had a hernia. I went to a surgeon and was told I had two hernias and severe diastasis. He wanted to make a vertical incision from my sternum to my belly button and... READ MORE

Questions from innerautumn

Diastasis/Hernia and TT. Can Insurance Help? (photo)

I've lost 40 pounds this year and discovered my ab muscles appear to be deformed. A GS told me I have an umbilical and ventral hernia as well as diastasis. He says stop... READ MORE

Will Tummy Tuck Help Give Me a Strong Core? I Want to Be STRONG! (photo)

I have two hernias and severe diastasis recti. I have gone to a general surgeon and thee PS for consultations. I do not care about loose skin or scarring. I want a toned tummy.... READ MORE

Should I Lose Weight Before my Tummy Tuck? (photo)

I have about 15 pounds that I could lose to be an ideal size for me. I am currently 5'2"and weigh 130. Should I try to get skinny before my surgery so that my doctor can remove... READ MORE

Two weeks post tummy tuck - right arm numb when sleeping?

I will be two weeks post tummy tuck tomorrow. I am sleeping in my bed with pillows and a wedge behind my back and one under my knees. For the past week I have been waking up... READ MORE

Recent comments from innerautumn

Absolutely agree! My goals were muscle repair and hernias and those things are perfect! I couldn't be happier. When I am clothed, you would never know that my skin had those issues. Doc said wait and see what it does. He said some... READ COMMENT

My number one reason for having surgery was my hernias and diastasis. I have always said that appearance was not my focus. This is testing me a bit because now that it is done, I want the beautiful look too. I guess if I weigh my... READ COMMENT

I hope you are right! The fold is so deep that I have to pull that skin apart and blow dry it or it gets nasty. That is one of the major reasons I would prefer a vertical scar to the creased skin. Are you still swelling much? I still... READ COMMENT

My doctor said I have to continue wearing cg until I see him again in February because my muscle repair was so sever. His nurse tooldme to stop the cg but he corrected her and said that I needed it because of hernia and diastasis. He... READ COMMENT

I have purchased 6 different to types of spanx. They don't feel right enough to me so I wear binder over them. They press swelling down into my mons (which sells on right side only). My new cg is great at keeping that area flat but... READ COMMENT