Location: NJ
Member since 2/27/2014


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Reviews & Stories

Booked my Surgery Today - Now the TERROR Has Set In! – Paramus, NJ

After losing 60 pounds 2 years ago and working out 6-7 days per week for the last year, I am in the best shape of my life and my muscles are defined and hard & my core is strong. However my tummy skin is droopy, wrinkly and my bellybutton is sad. I have been thinking about TT surgery for a while, first as a pipe dream, then more realistically, then researching it, then REALLY researching it.... READ MORE

Questions from 71beach

Nutrition / Supplements in hopes of a smoother TT Recovery?

I'm scheduled for a full TT with hip lipo in 1 month. Over the last 3 years,I have completely revamped how I eat - all low glycemic, highly plant based, nearly zero processed... READ MORE

Recent comments from 71beach

Wow - I never looked at your whole profile. You hid it extremely well - now you won't have to anymore!! READ COMMENT

Pineapple or pineapple juice contains the substance bromelain which allegedly helps the swelling (its a natural anti-inflammatory). I've been eating it every day just in case it does work! My swelling is going down but I'm 4-1/2... READ COMMENT

My binder went on the morning I came home, before I left the surgical center (I stayed overnight). They were pretty adamant about the importance of wearing it 24/7 only removing it to shower. Granted - it just pushed the swelling down... READ COMMENT

I didn't tell anyone at work. I went back on my 10th day postop & the only thing that would have given it away was I was wearing skirts and dresses - but it was just starting to be spring, so I think I pulled that off. I still don't... READ COMMENT

Keep the faith - at 3 days, I was so swollen, my baggiest sweatpants were tight in my hips - yes to the point where my skin was hard, and kind if hot sometimes. It takes a few days, but it will start to go down!! READ COMMENT