Member since 3/19/2014


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Reviews & Stories

46 TT After VSG

I've lost over 125 lbs since 2011. I've done very well and maintained my weight and have enjoyed an active and healthy lifestyle since losing weight. I had planned to address plastic surgery options in another year or two but in November my leg and hip gave out on me and it's been a real trial recovering. The weight from excess skin is putting pressure on my hip and leg and I have a femoral... READ MORE

Questions from GGeens

What is the best compression garment to purchase for immediate and long term recovery?

My Doctor said they would put a compression garment on me after surgery but I am now wondering if I should have an additional one for washing and to switch out after showering.... READ MORE

Is this bruising normal for 3 days post op for Tummy Tuck? (photos)

I am 3 days post op for Tummy Tuck. I just saw my incision for the first time today and I noted that the right side is very discolored and bruised. Does this appear to be... READ MORE

Recent comments from GGeens

Do you have the option to get a doctors note- to give you more time for recovery if needed? Everyone seems to heal at their own pace. I'm 46 and have not bounced back like I thought I would. I am 3 weeks post and drove for the first... READ COMMENT

I'm rather shocked by the lack of pain meds available after this type of surgery. I'm 3 weeks post op and my Doctor told me after the first week when my 20 tablets of norco were done that I was to be done with pain meds. I was walking... READ COMMENT

Oh hon, you are doing just fine with venting. We are all here for you! I don't know how many days post op I am. I had my surgery on April 01. I'm in pain and just up to get my pain meds and some juice. I have a fever low grade that I... READ COMMENT

I know! I'm so thankful that you followed up on that and received tx right away. I know that your sharing it will be very helpful to those reading and may even save a life! Thank you so much for sharing your journey! READ COMMENT