Member since 2/2/2014


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20 and Recovering from Arm Lift!

I'm only 20 years old, but have been overweight most of my life. Between the ages of 10 and 11 I gained approximately 80-100 pounds, which led to my being 250 pounds and in the 7th grade. From this high weight, I now weigh about 185, a weight I would be comfortable at if not for the excess amount of skin I have on my arms and sides. I'm having an extended brachioplasty next week, as well as... READ MORE

Recent comments from cate27

Thank you so much! And yes, it will be the best feeling in the world! I'm happy that you're going to feel better about yourself and get more freedom. :) READ COMMENT

I'm so happy to hear that other people can see the difference! Sometimes it feels like my arms are just the same as before only now they have painful swelling and incisions. I will say that though I've experienced quite a bit of pain... READ COMMENT

Just looked at your review! What a journey! you look great. :) Thanks so much for the encouragement. READ COMMENT

Tammy, your arms are amazing! Even at just 3 days post op they looked better than my dream arms (sorry, I just spend a LOT of time thinking about arms lol). When did the swelling start going down for you? READ COMMENT

I'm sorry you've been hurting so much! If it makes you feel any better, I tried on a shirt today that I KNEW was going to be tight on me, and it hurt so much to take it off that I just sat in the dressing room for 10 minutes in denial... READ COMMENT