Location: Atlanta
Member since 10/31/2012


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Reviews & Stories

Film Vlog of My Surgery

I have just lost a substantial amount of weight for the second time, I have lost about 60 LBS this time around, and I am hovering around 163 lbs. The first time I lost weight it was about 120 LBS. I am convinced the reason I gained the weight back is because I have ALWAYS had this lose skin and fat roll around my stomach. I am 43 years old, and I have never enjoyed physical activity because of... READ MORE

Recent comments from ATLGAGUY1969

Hey, you are still VERY early into your recovery. Swelling can take up to 6 months to a year depending on the extent of your surgery. Everyone is different. I can relate, since I have just had a skin removal surgery my recovery is... READ COMMENT

Well, what I can say is mirror what other have said - everyone is different. It really all depends on the type of surgery you have and the MD's technique. I did not have an muscle repair, it was just removal of lose skin, so I think... READ COMMENT

Hey there- thank you for your story. I just had my TT last week and I am anxious for my results. Do you have any current pics you can post to give me hope this swelling will end? I'm happy with my results so far but worried I won't... READ COMMENT

Good Morning! I had a PERFECT night's sleep. Here is a tip - I laid on the so with 3 pillows behind my head and back, and I slept with my fet elevated on 3 pillows - 8 hours full sleep. I feel pretty good, today is 2nd day PO. I... READ COMMENT

Hi there! Do not worry about not being able to straighten up when standing. Everyone will have thier own thier own recovery time-it's perfectly normal, and it will depend on how much muscle and skin they removed. Congratulations on a... READ COMMENT