Location: Springfield, MO
Member since 3/21/2014


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Reviews & Stories

42 Years Old, 4 Kids, It's My Time Now - Tulsa, OK

When I turned 40, I was determined to find the better me that had been covered for years! This journey began with a weight loss challenge at work, which I won! It quickly turned me into a fitness fanatic as I was introduced to a life filled with Zumba and Weight Lifting, I wouldn't trade this love for anything, it caused me to feel strong, confident and in control at least with my clothes... READ MORE

Discussions started by NikkiL03

Healing process after tummy tuck and hematoma?

My initial surgery was Feb 24 but had to go back in at 2 weeks post op due to hematoma which caused me to be opened back up to have it extracted. The healing process initially... READ MORE

Going back to work in 2

Monday I will be headed back to work (4 wks post op/2 wks post hematoma) and would like know what to expect. I know many of you had to go back to work also. I have a desk job,... READ MORE

Recent comments from NikkiL03

It was almost 7 weeks when I walked my first 5K (post op) and I even passed some people! I power - walked and was able to finish in under an hour! I ran my first one at almost 10 weeks! READ COMMENT

I believe it's just like any other surgery, it just takes time. With the tt, we are almost literally cut in half, nerves severed and given a new belly button. Because it is so invasive the swelling just takes time to go down. Early on I... READ COMMENT

Yeah! Excited to hear about your journey! READ COMMENT

It was a little rough after my setback at 2 wk post..I went through A LOT of emotional ups & downs! I feel great in comparison! I am still swollen but it has definitely gone down and will continue to go down for the next several... READ COMMENT

I completely understand where you are coming from! I have been an avid gym rat for several years and I also was not completely over - weight but have had 4 kids and had the pooch and saggy boobs! I am soooo glad I chose the bl/ba, tt w/... READ COMMENT