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I Hate That It's Called a "Pannis", and I'm So Ready to Be Rid of It! - Pennsylvania, PA

You know that flap, aka the dreaded overhang? It's called a "pannis", which means "apron" in Latin doctor speak or something. Well, I have been fighting my apron for 8 years now, ever since my son was born via c-section. I lose weight, it's a little better, but then there's the skin. I gain weight, I look like I'm pregnant again. I'm so done with it! My surgery is set for September 12,... READ MORE

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Telling the kids...

Hey all!  So, I'm scheduled for my TT on 9/12/13.  I'm 48 and have two kids, 8 and 10, who are very attached to me and freak out at the mere mention of mommy being... READ MORE

Recent comments from HongaManga

Me 2 with the ledge. Just feel bloated all the time! Taking colace daily. But this pain in the arse it's something new and exciting (and not in a good way). It hurts to poop, like spasms. Sucks. READ COMMENT

Ok, so lots going on here at home. Lost count of my weeks by now. Close to 10, I'd say. Having weird lower GI symptoms, like (don't laugh), I've got a stick up my arse or something. Anyone have this? Feels like bad gas, but nothing... READ COMMENT

For dry hair I use conditioner to shampoo. Rub a bit into the scalp then rinse well. The friction is enough to loosen dirt without stripping like shampoo does. Also use a sulfate free shampoo and silicone free conditioner.I lost a... READ COMMENT

So, I think I've got issues with my gallbladder. I keep getting these spasms on the upper right post of my tummy. Anyone have this experience before? READ COMMENT

Oh yes, me too! By the end of the day, I have trouble standing up from sitting as well. I've stopped weighing and measuring because it's just too depressing right now. I, too, feel tight and burny, moreso at the end of the day. I... READ COMMENT