Location: San Antonio, TX
Member since 9/24/2013


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Ready for my Body to Match my Mind - HAPPY N HEALTHY - San Antonio, TX

Well all my Real Self pals, I'm FINALLY gonna post my profile! Been kinda chicken, but here goes. I am 51 years YOUNG, 5'5", 223 lbs. I have 3 grown children (32, 29 and 27) and one beautiful, energetic grand daughter Delilah (18months). My hubby is a WONDERFUL, supportive and amazing man. He is TOTALLY in my corner at ALL times. Even though he is nervous about me "going under the knife"... READ MORE

Questions from HappySuzy

How long should I wait after my breast reduction to do my Tummy Tuck w/ Muscle Repair?

I am 51 and I just had a breast reduction surgery (14 Oct). I'm planning to get a Tummy Tuck w/ Muscle repair. My doc says I can do the TT/MR as soon as the breasts are all... READ MORE

How much should I weigh when I go in for my TT/MR? (photo)

I am 51 yrs old, 5'5" and currently weigh 217lbs. Though I plan to continue to lose some weight prior to surgery (planning on early Jan 2014) and after. I am fairly comfortable... READ MORE

Am I too heavy to get TT/MR Surgery?

I am 51 yrs old, 5'5" and currently weigh 217Ibs.  I am fairly comfortable with my shape, so my goals from surgery are moderate.  I just want to remove the apron left... READ MORE

How many areas and/or how much Liposuction (volume/liters) is safe or recommended at one time? (photo)

I am nearly 7 months PO from a TT/MR and am going in to get liposuction/sculpture to several areas (hips, inner and outer thighs, possibly back) and am wondering if doing all... READ MORE

Liposuction post op care and expectations. How much leakage can I expect? (Photo)

I will be having liposuction of the hips/love handles, inner/outer thighs, axilary and bra roll. How much leakage can I expect? How long should the leakage last? Do I need any... READ MORE

Recent comments from HappySuzy

Looking AWESOME! So happy for you. Question, all your other scars seem to have lightened in color SO WELL. My arm lift scars are still pretty bright pink still (six months post op). I did the silicone strips form3 months, they are... READ COMMENT

Oh my. I had to get my gallbladder out 9 months after my tummy tuck. had trouble with it off and on for a few years...then bam, ended up in the ER on Labor day with horrific pain. Now, no more pain. Just have to watch cheeses and... READ COMMENT

ALL good news, glad to hear it! You're such a good patient. I'm the same way, i follow all the rules too. it usually gives the best results. Love your kitty, such a nice companion I bet. Hugs n healing, :-DSuzy READ COMMENT

Hey there Tiny. You are going beautifully and sounds like you're healing very well too. Happy to see/hear that everything went well and your spirits are good. You have an "attitude of gratitude" and that goes a long way in the healing... READ COMMENT

So happy to hear you've made it thru this surgery and doing well. Congrats...can't wait to see the progress and end result. Take good care and don't overdo it. HUGS N HEALING :-DSuzy READ COMMENT