Location: Buffalo, NY
Member since 11/9/2013


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Reviews & Stories

Many Years a Migraine Sufferer - Let's See How Botox Works! - Niagara Falls, NY

I finally let my Neurologist talk me into Botox. I'm hopeful! My history: * 41 years old * Suffered with migraines since 2002 * Have tried everything (preventative) under the sun * Relpax is my triptan drug of choice * Most of my migraines are hormonally related (with the exception of some triggers that I avoid now) I had my first session of Botox on November 15th. It's been just a tad... READ MORE

I Got My Flat Stomach Back on 11/6/2013 ... THREE YEARS Later!

I had twins in August 2011. They were 7 lbs 12 oz and 6 lbs 4 oz. I carried full term and delivered vaginally. They really did a number on my stomach muscles and stomach skin. I also lost 70 lbs on Weight Watchers after they were born. I am 5'9" and weigh 153 lbs. I had my tummy tuck with muscle repair and NO liposuction November 6, 2013. Today is November 10 and I feel pretty good! I... READ MORE

Questions from AmyS33

Is HIP swelling common after a full tummy tuck with muscle repair and NO lipo?

I had a full tummy tuck 3 days ago (with muscle repair) and noticed that my hips are very swollen. I did NOT have lipo. All the research I am doing on message boards, I seem to... READ MORE

When Will I see Results From My Full Tummy Tuck With Muscle Repair and When Will I Fit Into My Pre-op Jeans Again? (photo)

I had a full tummy tuck with muscle repair on 11/6/13. I did NOT have Lipo (I am at my ideal weight of 153 lbs at 5'9"). I look at my new shape and it's not much different than... READ MORE

How long does it take for a small (less than 10 cc's) seroma to dissolve?

My mons pubis (after a full tummy tuck with muscle repair) is a small waterbed. I push on it and the waves ripple through my mons pubis. A TINY bit goes up my sides. My surgeon... READ MORE

Is it normal for swelling to START 6 weeks out after a tummy tuck? (I didn't really have any before).

My swelling was pretty minimal after my tummy tuck (with full muscle repair) and kept going down. I did not need Lipo. At 5 weeks I was SO flat. At 6 weeks however, I ballooned... READ MORE

Is it possible to have lower cheek swelling after Botox injected for migraine prevention? (Photo)

I had Botox done 90 days ago for treating migraines with no issues. Yesterday I had my second round of Botox done for migraines. Today I woke up with a swollen lower left cheek... READ MORE

Discussions started by AmyS33

When did your pubic mound swelling go down after a tummy tuck?

I am 3 weeks post from my tummy tuck with muscle repair.  My pubic mound looks like a Ken Doll!  I can't stand it.  If this happened to you, how long did it take... READ MORE

Recent comments from AmyS33

I remember not having an appetite though. That was a great thing :) READ COMMENT

I wished Topamax worked for me! I had to stop it after a few weeks of use. I had horrible mood swings, delusions, and extreme anger towards everyone. I'm so glad the Botox is working for you!! READ COMMENT

Hi Jill! I am SO glad to hear it got better. Thank you for your comment! READ COMMENT

Ok, first of all, look at them bewbies!!!! Amazesauce! I have those scars up my breasts in the front as well from a reduction and they have completely faded! Sweetie, I am SO proud of you and what you're doing in Haiti. I have always... READ COMMENT