Happy with Smaller

Location: West Michigan
Member since 2/27/2013


  • 1,196 total posts
  • 4 reviews

Reviews & Stories

My 60th Birthday Present to Myself-Getting Healthy. Grand Rapids, MI

I had a breast reduction in November 2012 and tummy tuck in March 2013. I've tried every diet possible to lose weight, but find myself heavier than before the above 2 surgeries that cut and sucked probably 20+ lbs. off me. My weight is approx. 240, BMI 39, I'm 5'5" and will be 60 years old January 20, 2015. I need to get healthy. This year my doctor told me I'm pre-diabetic. In March my A1C... READ MORE

Happy with Back Lipo Done with TT - Grand Rapids, MI

I decided to have my PS do lipo on my back to remove rolls of fat when he was doing my TT. I've been very happy that I decided to have this procedure done at the same time. I had no trouble with any of the lipo spots. I do have a fatty spot on right hip that I will be having some touch-up lipo on 10/24/13. READ MORE

Waist Again - Grand Rapids, MI

Since my breast reduction Oct. 3, 2012 I've been much more aware of my midriff, rolls of fat and the fact that I no longer can wear pants that are not elastic waist since I'm so big & flabby with a fat over-hang in the middle. I know it doesn't help that my weight fluctuates 20+ lbs back & forth sometimes several times every year-depending if my current diet is working. Some years I've... READ MORE

Finally Perky and Normal Size at 58 Years Old -Grand Rapids, MI

I've thought of having this done for years but never got up the nerve to talk to my doctor about it. When I talked to her she referred me to Plastic Surgery Associates and Dr. David Alfonso in Grand Rapids, MI. He explained the procedure to me, the woman in charge of insurance was able to get it approved quickly, I had my preop check-up with my family Dr. then had to wait 2-3 weeks for surgery... READ MORE

Recent comments from Happy with Smaller

I looked thru your pictures again and all I can say is you look amazing. I know 2015 has not been your friend, but it sounds like you are learning new skills to cope other than food. There's nothing wrong with taking meds when they are... READ COMMENT

I'm glad that you're doing well. I'm 5'5" and currently at 182#, down 55#, 6 mos. at VS surgery. I'm lucky that I did not lose any hair during this time. I've never had much trouble with blood pressure but did have high sugar &... READ COMMENT

Glad to see you exercising more, hopefully this will help firm you up and possibly you will no longer need plastic surgery for the results you want. READ COMMENT

You look fabulous and are a real inspiration. READ COMMENT