Location: Iowa
Member since 12/10/2012


  • 20 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

TT with Lipo on flanks & chest - West Des Moines, IA

I weighed 350 pounds in 2008 when I decided to start my journey. I had watched The Biggest Loser show and for the first season found it entertaining to watch fat people grunt in the gym as I ate a pizza dinner. After a couple seasons of The Biggest Loser I noticed it became less entertaining to watch fat people work out. What I watched for was the moment Jillian would make someone cry and she... READ MORE

Questions from MaleTucker

Acupuncture to Help with Post-op Tummy Tuck Recovery? (photo)

Post-op acupuncture is said to increase vascular & lymphatic blood circulation, reduce pain, reduce swelling, and assist with nerve regeneration. Is there truly a benefit... READ MORE

Styptic Pencil on a Small Opening on my Tummy Tuck Incision?

I am 7 weeks post-op and have an occasional small spot appear and bleed a little on my tummy tuck incision. This has happened 3 times now and each time it is not larger than... READ MORE

Recent comments from MaleTucker

Are you pleased with the result? If you had it to do over again, would you? READ COMMENT

Sorry to hear that, I'm glad you are on the mend now. I can wear jeans pretty comfortably at this point. I'm not entirely happy with how my flanks turned out and expect there will be a revision which will obviously set back the final... READ COMMENT

Stubakka, how are you doing? READ COMMENT

I was in the same position you are in now. Swelling (edema) and uncomfortable sleeps. Starting at about 3 weeks post op I started taking vitamin supplements for edema, getting professional lymphatic massage, acupuncture, using... READ COMMENT