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33 Year Old With Tummy Tuck and Muscle Repair... Best Thing I Ever Did!! - Houston, TX

A little about me! I'm a 33 year old mother of one...tried for another just never happened. Not to mention my one was 10lbs 22inches. He ruined my body. I was not one of the fortunate women who's body bounces back after babies. I finally lost my baby weight when he was 4 (he's 14 now) I've kept it mostly off until last year I gained about 15lbs while going through fertility treatment. That was... READ MORE

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How are you treating your necrosis

I have a small amount of necrosis due to the skin being pulled extremely tight, and it not getting enough blood supply. I am cleaning it daily with a clean wash cloth and... READ MORE

Recent comments from TexasGirl80

Your friend that was back to "normal" in 3 weeks must not have had muscle repair. My Dr. didn't release me to do whatever I wanted until I was 8 weeks. I am over a year now and can do most things. It took me 10 weeks before I went back... READ COMMENT

Don't feel guilty at all, every now and then you have to do something for yourself. Keep in mind you will need someone with you for the first few days to help you get around. Then for a few weeks you can't do any cleaning or even... READ COMMENT

I had a lift chair... best thing ever! You won't be able to open and close a recliner by yourself because that requires using your stomach muscles. Also, lots of pillows of different sizes, a few different weight blankets, and I found... READ COMMENT

You should be okay, but like Kimmers25 says you won't be doing any crazy water activities. simply soaking in the pool will be okay. Also, keep your incision covered and use LOTS of sunscreen on your tummy. It will burn easier since the... READ COMMENT

That may be the cause of excess swelling. I still get a little swollen some days, but it didn't really go down until about 3 months after the surgery. READ COMMENT