Location: Japan, JP
Member since 11/3/2013


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  • 1 review
  • 5 questions

Reviews & Stories

Hernia Repair & Diastasis Recti Repair aka TT- Okinawa, JP

So far I have not had my pre op appointment yet and I'm very nervous and anxious about it. I have been diagnosed with an umbilical hernia and need to have mesh put in to repair it along with diastasis recti. I am getting mesh put in for the hernia repair and the muscles sewn together to repair the diastasis recti from top to bottom. My doctor said that it is basically a tummy tuck procedure... READ MORE

Questions from vadybug

Will I be able to do isometric abdominal exercises during my recovery to strengthen my abs?

I am a bodybuilder and the thought of no exercise is worrying me. I will be getting an umbilical hernia repaired with mesh and diastasis recti repaired, a tummy tuck procedure. READ MORE

As an athlete and former gymnast, will I ever be able to tumble again after a tummy tuck?

Will I be able to bend backwards as in doing a back bend or back handspring? I definitely do not want to pop any stitches post recovery because I don't plan on having to go... READ MORE

Black and Blue Clitoris? (photo)

My clitoris is very swollen and black and blue. I'm not sure why this is or even if I had a catheder. Any thoughts? It looks so gross. READ MORE

Is it okay to use ice packs on incision site? (photo)

I've been using ice packs on my pons area because it feels better. I just had my drains removed today and there is still some slight bleeding, which I'm covering with gauze. Is... READ MORE

Why am I having night sweats after tummy tuck? (photo)

I am having night sweats almost every night lately. Is this normal after major abdominal surgery? Do I need to be worried? READ MORE

Recent comments from vadybug

That's what my surgeon said about mine, but once he got in there, he said it wasn't necessary. Good Luck! READ COMMENT

I feel for you. I was in your boat too. Small statured ladies cannot "hide" it. You will love your flat tummy! READ COMMENT

My surgeon actually ended up not having to use the mesh. Do you have mesh? I'm glad because I was nervous about it. READ COMMENT

We are here for 3 years amyJay. It's great and I'm enjoying it! READ COMMENT

Hi! Weight training today for the first time felt great! I'm going very slow and light weight. Push-ups pull too much, so I'm staying away from those for now. READ COMMENT