Location: Maine, ME
Member since 9/21/2013


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Tummy Tuck in Maine - Maine, ME

So I am a 47 year old mom of six kids. I think I look not bad for having six kiddos. But......I've got extra skin from being stretched 6 times, I guess. I work out 6 days a week (cardio kickboxing) and eat very healthy. I've got muscle tone and good core strength, but I don't think anything is going to change my baby belly. From straight on, not bad. But from the side and bending over,... READ MORE

Questions from mainemom

How do they target specific veins with sclerotherapy?

My vericose veins (Iegs, vulva) only pop out when sitting or standing.... And I will be laying down under twightlight sedation. READ MORE

Discussions started by mainemom

Thin but need a tummy tuck?

Hey, guys! If anyone that knew me even knew I was asking this question, they would think me crazy!  But.......I think I could really benefit from a tt.  Now.....I am... READ MORE

Full tt or mini?

My six kid belly isn't too bad--with clothes on I look great.  But pictures don't lie.  lol.  What I want to know is:  would a mini tummy tuck be enough for... READ MORE

TNS scar repair

Does anyone's doctor recommend TNS scar repair?  My dr. said it significantly improves scarring.  But.....the charge on my bill estimate is like $250!  Wondering... READ MORE

I have a date!!!!

Got the date for my extended tummy tuck with full muscle repair:  Nov. 4th!!!  That is not far away at all.  Now I need to start making lists!  lol. READ MORE

Did anyone not tell ANYone?

Hey, ladies!  I am 47......having a TT with full MR  on Nov. 4th.  I will be telling NO ONE, except my hubby knows, of course.  ;) Anyone else in this boat?... READ MORE

No ice!

So I went out and bought this big ice pack thingy........b/c I remembered using them for my breast aug./lift.  I figured you could put it on your tummy to help pain.......... READ MORE

No lipo girls talk to me!

I am having an extended tummy tuck with full muscle repair, no lipo.  I am thin, so I don't disagree on the no lipo thing.  But I do have some excess skin on my... READ MORE

How to take off temporary tattoo on scar

I  put a temporary tattoo on my tt scar to see what it might look like to get a real one.  Pretty cool.  I looked it up before to make sure it was ok to do at 8... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Scar Tattoo

Has anyone gotten a tattoo to cover up your tt scar?  I don't know how much these types of scars fade away, but I cannot imagine never being able to not see something... READ MORE

How does sclerotherapy target the correct veins

I am having sclerotherapy on vericose veins  that run on my right upper thigh, lower butt,  and inside of my right perineum.  I have already had a stent put... READ MORE

Recent comments from mainemom

Wow! What a difference. Looking really good! I bet you are feeling much better about things now. Very happy for you! READ COMMENT

Well, it wasn't that bad recovery wise. The third surgery (second revision) was combined with my tt. He was "done" with my leftie....and I probably would not have had a full out revision just to fix it right. But I said, "Since you... READ COMMENT

Must be a male doctor thing....cause he sounds just like mine. He kept reassuring me and I was like, "Well, I don't believe you, but I hope you are right." I had 3 revisions on my left boob before I was happy...but now I am. And he... READ COMMENT

Ugh! I know just what you mean about communicating with your doctor. I don't know how many times I had concerns that were so brushed off. Or I got general reassurances that sometimes did and sometimes didn't work out like he said. I... READ COMMENT

Yikes! That sounds like something that should have been under general! Did he say it was always like that? Dang girl. Glad the worst is over. Can you call in sick a few days? Looking forward to seeing your new pics! READ COMMENT