Member since 10/25/2012


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Reviews by MommyofEight

LASIK in 2006 - 6.5 Years Later! - Raleigh, NC

Hi! If you're wanting to know if this is worth it down the road, the answer is yes! The only negative I have is the loss of my close-up vision. I had worn glasses for distance since the seventh grade. Slightly OCD, I was very aware of my frames in my field of vision. I would frequently look... READ MORE

Po week 12 with pics! Strong Tummy Means a Strong Back, and a Mommy Who Can Keep Up with Her Kids! - Jacksonville, FL

I'm 40 years old, 5-8', 160 pounds (under active thyroid doesn't help). I have 8 children, one c-section when the placenta separated, the rest were unmedicated , uncomplicated births. I am po day 2. I had TT with lipo to tummy, hips, inner thighs, and neck, and breast lift. I've done this to... READ MORE

Questions from MommyofEight

Breast Lift (No Implants) - What's the Risk of Losing Nipple Sensation?

I've had 3 PS consults. I understand all surgery carries risks. My last consult told me loss of nipple sensation risk is "50/50". The previous 2 consults did not give such... READ MORE

Is a Compression Garment Essential, Why, and for How Long After Tummy Tuck?

What's the evidence based rationale for a compression garment after a TT? My PS isn't having one for my B/L breast lift (anchor incision); just TT, yet I'd think the disruption... READ MORE

Please Share a General Timeframe when I'm "Out of the Woods" for Developing Certain Complications, and when I Can Begin Things?

40 yo, PO with: TT with MR, breast lift, lipo to inner thighs, hips, and tummy. Everyone is different, but generally, in a healthy, well-healing person, what's the timeframe... READ MORE

Intermittent "Bladder" Pain, Escalated to Entire Pelvis but Not Surgical Site- What is It / What to Do?

Hi! MM with large diastasis repair 12/17. LMP 1/1. Began off n on "bladder" pain. Dip stick showed slight blood, no leukocytes, though desire to pee often / pain still, so... READ MORE

2 Months PO TT, Now Sharp Pain in RUQ?

8.5 wks PO TT w/large MR. I've developed sharp, R side pain. R and above navel, radiates up to ribs, but is sharp and localized. Feels like muscular. I can't palpate anything /... READ MORE

Discussions started by MommyofEight

Compression Garments - what's your opinion? Any research??

I read an article from a PS (on this site), where she stated we shouldn't be wearing them! Her rationale was sound, though it's obvious this is the equivalent of "new... READ MORE

Anyone exp strange, intra-pelvic pain after TT??

I'm hoping I'm not alone, and this is "normal". I keep having off n on pain. It feels like bladder pain, and I'll want to pee more to relieve it, but it doesn't help.  I... READ MORE

Recent comments from MommyofEight

Good luck at the party! :) You look fantastic! READ COMMENT

Lol! I love my vacuum lines too :) READ COMMENT

Lol! Like you, I'm thrilled to see my lady bits without needing to bend forward or lift the pouch out of the way! :D I'm so glad you did this for you!!! With that split, the more you work out or do crunches, the bigger your belly... READ COMMENT

Girl, you look great!!! :) And what a testimony! You've worked hard to get here! :) Yes, the swelling kicks in when you're more active. Not fair, I know :/ What are you using for support? I'm comfortable with the binder, but the... READ COMMENT

Everytime I post pics, they appear in the thumbnails correctly, but after I post them, they're sideways. Maybe I'm just slightly off. ;) READ COMMENT