ChangedSpirit

Member since 6/5/2013

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  • 132 total posts
  • 3 reviews
  • 127 comments
  • 2 questions

Reviews & Stories

A Changed Life

. I was always a chubby girl.. growing up and most of my adult life I was always 30 or so pounds overweight. I was fine with that though. October 2010 I ended up really ill (little did I know it I had been ill for a LONG time).. and it turns out I had an auto-immune thyroid disease called, "Grave's Disease". Three weeks later in early November I had my thyroid totally removed.. little did I... READ MORE

Revision TT & breast lift (No Implants). I'm in LOVE with my results! (Post-Massive weight loss reconstructive surgery)

I had a second opinion consult 2 months after my TT with another surgeon.. I felt I wasn't pulled tight enough.. and I was right! Planning on a revision in the future. The new doctor agreed with my concerns.. I could have been pulled tighter and he wants to lower my scar. He's going to see if tricare will cover the revision since they covered the initial surgery, and if they don't he is... READ MORE

My tummy tuck journey.. that ended up with me needing a FULL revision.

After losing 121 pounds I was left with unsightly excess skin. I was very fortunate that insurance paid for my tummy tuck because if I had paid for this with the results I have I'd be even more devastated. I know it's early still to judge.. but as it stands I fear that revision will be my future.. and at a cost.. hopefully I'll be able to afford it... out of all I've been through.. I just... READ MORE

Questions from ChangedSpirit

5 Days Post Op Tummy Tuck and Wondering if my Surgeon Went About It the Wrong Way? (photo)

I'm 5 days post-op from tummy tuck surgery (after a 121lb weight loss) and I'm not really happy with my belly button. I'm happy with everything else but that.. and I'm... READ MORE

How Long After a Breast Lift and Tummy Tuck Would I Be Safe to Move out of State?

I'm scheduled for a breast lift and revision tummy tuck on Jan 17th. that's the soonest they could book me. I had originally planned to move back home to NJ from NE around that... READ MORE

Recent comments from ChangedSpirit

Cat scan w/ contrast showed the twist. The surgery was when the hernia was discovered. READ COMMENT

I had an internal hernia (Also known as a Petersen's Hernia). :( READ COMMENT

All I can say is.. if you feel uncomfortable with his prior results and still have doubts.. RUN. Especially if you're PAYING for him to do the revision. I'm not a medical doctor so I can't really say what I think about the "mini tuck"... READ COMMENT