Location: Charlottesville, VA
Member since 4/3/2013


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A Dream Come True! - Charlottesville, VA

Hi everyone! I am 5 days post-op, and am just getting around to writing my review. I will add pics and more information in the next few days, but I wanted to at lest get started! Pre-op I was 5'5" and 160 lbs, with a body that definately showed the effects of having four children! My children are 9, 11, 13, and 16, and I adore them! But I had weight gains of 40-67 lbs with each pregnancy,... READ MORE

Recent comments from jenfrog

Lymphatic massages would only work if your body has had time to rebuild the lymph channels that were destroyed by surgery...takes about a year, although a little improvement starts after a couple of months.... READ COMMENT

The only way the swelling will go away is your body rebuilding the destroyed lymph channels...takes about a year to be mostly complete. Nothing else will help all that much, because the fluid can't drain away with no escape route (those... READ COMMENT

You may find more people that have had it done, and therefore more comments and support, if you post your profile to the breast augmentation section. The Mommy Makeover includes tummy tuck as well as breast surgery, all at the same... READ COMMENT

My surgeon said no more than 5 lbs for 4 weeks, and no more than 10 lbs for 2 more weeks after that. If you do, you risk capsular contracture, shifted implants, incisions popping open, hematomas, implants not dropping due to use of your... READ COMMENT

The thing is, that if your BMI is over the recommended range, it can dramatically affect tissue healing and risk of many complications. Your surgeon has a very good reason for wanting it to be under a certain number, typically 30. You... READ COMMENT