Location: USA
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Time to Feel Human Again

I have been thinking recently about the many double binds mothers find themselves in today. If we stay home with our kids we are selling ourselves (and indeed, womankind!) short and regressing to an antiquated and misogynistic view of what it is to be female, yet if we go back to work we are bad mothers for abandoning our children. If we learn how to cook a chicken and make Family Dinner, we... READ MORE

Discussions started by DevotedMama

Lift chair (recliner) vs. hospital bed for recovery?

Hi all!  I'm scheduled for a full TT with some minor flank lipo and am wondering if I'd be better off renting a hospital bed, or one of those reclining lift chairs (both... READ MORE

Recent comments from DevotedMama

Hope it calms down for you! My surgery was 7/30 too and I'm swollen and numb. Got my fingers crossed for both of us for a flat Christmas! READ COMMENT

Thanks ladies. I figured out that the itching was coming from my BB and referring to other parts of my abdomen...once I figured that out, topical benadryl in my BB helped. I think it was caused by working with a trainer and... READ COMMENT

ITCHING. Does anyone else have this? All of a sudden, out of the blue, this area around my BB is itching so badly it kept me up all night. And the worst part is, when I scratch it, I can't feel the scratching because it's still numb!... READ COMMENT

Hi AJ! Great to see you're doing so well!! Helen, PS said that you can tell by applying pressure what a scar will look like when it's healed. He showed me that when he pressed a finger firmly on the pink parts of my scar, the scar... READ COMMENT

AJ!!! How are you?? Scar tape, I've been using it for 9 weeks now and am just starting to see a little fading, I think...though the way I figure it, if our scars are supposed to darken until as late as week 12, we might have to use... READ COMMENT