Member since 11/12/2012


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Reviews & Stories

PO 8 weeks...Chugging along (new pics!) - Rochester, NY

To first read part 1 of my Tummy Tuck journey, please click here. So Thursday night my family went to the shopping mall, and I tagged along because I know there is a GNC there. By Friday morning I have to admit, that I was exhausted, and the mall had been far too much walking for me. But that's not the point. The point is I got my hands on some bromelain, and took my first pill on... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Part 1: PO day 21 - new pics AND new review started!

Hi girls. I have been lurking for a few weeks now, and have learned so much from these reviews. I am so grateful to you for all the advice, thoughts, fears, joys, and tips you have given. I am certain I have learned more here than by researching or speaking to my doctor! I have many posts and lots to say, so this one will just be an introduction. I was an obese teenager, having a 44 inch waist... READ MORE

Questions from Beinme53

Diastasis Recti Repair Necessary?

Hi there. I am new to all of this and trying to understand all of the different aspects of tummy tuck. Besides the appearance, is there a medical necessity to repair the... READ MORE

Seroma After Inguinal Hernia Repair and Skin Only TT?

Hi there. I had a skin only TT and left side inguinal hernia repair using mesh onlay on Dec 27th (3.5 weeks PO). My left side drain was removed after a week.I developed a... READ MORE

Discussions started by Beinme53

Helpful Tips for pre-ops

Hi pre-ops! Like you, I once scavenged this site for every shred of information I could about what to expect, how I'd feel, how I'd heal, what I needed to buy and the best part... READ MORE

Recent comments from Beinme53

Woohooo! mama's got it! looking great! I think you shouldn't worry about the belly button. i have a theory about the narrow BB. i think for the most part they are due to wearing that squeezy binder that smushes everything in towards the... READ COMMENT

I only wore spanx for 3 weeks while dealing with my seroma, not before 10 days, and then i gave it up about 2 weeks ago. i do have general swellin through my middle, but i think it is due to the running. either way - the swollen me... READ COMMENT

How much longer do you have to wear binder/ compression? READ COMMENT

You'll be great Pooh. that's been a long time for you to wait, really excited for you! READ COMMENT

Thanks tucker! yes, it is a miracle i think. thank God for plastic surgeons! READ COMMENT