Member since 10/23/2012


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Reviews & Stories

Tummy Tuck with Lipo of the Flanks - Pasadena, CA

Hi! I'm 30 y/o, mother of 2 boys, 7 and 3 y/o. I have been skinny ever since. I'm 5'3" tall and was 87lbs before I had my 1st boy. I did gain weight when I was pregnant, 20lbs with my first baby and 25 lbs with my second one, but I managed to lose them thru diet and work out. I have my "little gym" set up at home. I have the elliptical, bands, some weights and videos. I don't go to the gym,... READ MORE

Questions from Newtummyat30

What is a Tape Therapy?

I had my tummy tuck last week. The dressing was removed the day after, And today, POD 6, my PS removed my drain and some of my belly button sutures. She said next week when... READ MORE

Scarguard over Micropore Tape?

My doctor started using tape therapy (micropore) on my tummy tuck incision today, which only needs to be changed once a week. When I asked her if I can use scarguard, (coz i... READ MORE

Return to Work, Still Not Standing Straight?

Hi, I'm 2 weeks post op, full TT with lipo on my flanks, today. I am a NICU nurse and I'm planning on returning to work 2 days before my 4 weeks post op. should that be enough?... READ MORE

Discussions started by Newtummyat30

tape therapy? any idea?

I had my TT on oct 18, came back to see my doctor today, POD6, and got my drains removed and some of my BB sutures removed, too. My doctor said I should see her again next week... READ MORE

Recent comments from Newtummyat30

My swelling has gone way down. I have stopped using my cg for a week now. So far so good, no swelling even after a 12 hour shift. That's prolly why I'm scared to work out coz now that everything is looking good I don't wanna go downhill... READ COMMENT

Hi MM, I'm almost 8wks po this thursday and I haven't worked out yet, although my ps cleared me to do anything already. I wanna ask how did you start your work out and how did it feel? I don't go to the gym but i have elliptical at home... READ COMMENT

Thanks!!:) I only have minimal swelling from surgery to date.. per my PS. I was 113lbs pre-op and now Im down to 106lbs. As for my BB, it looked like a slit the first 2 weeks coz of the swelling. But now that my tummy is more relax,... READ COMMENT