Location: Bury, GB
Member since 6/4/2014


  • 10 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 1 discussion
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

29 Yr Old with Three Kids, RAF, Lakenheath, England, UK

This surgery has changed my life so much. I'm 5'0 and before having children weighted 95 lbs. Ten years, three kids and much added weight later, my body was a nightmare. I hated the thought of my husband seeing me naked. I hated seeing myself in the mirror even with clothes on. I'm only two weeks post op and already things have changed for the best. I'm more affectionate with my husband.... READ MORE

Questions from MGarcia0504

Can surgery effect Effexor levels in body causing withdrawal feelings?

I had a fleur de lis panniculectomy on May 27th with great results. The only issue that I have had is a motion sick feeling that bothers me several times a day leaving me... READ MORE

6 weeks post op, I have pain and tightness around belly button. Is this normal?

Hi. Six weeks ago, I had a fleur de lis panniculectomy with lipo and had my belly button moved due to the amount of skin removed. My ps told me to wear my garment for six weeks... READ MORE

is abdominal pain normal when working out six months post panniculectomy?

When doing planks, push-up and sit-ups I get a pain in my belly that feels as if I'm ripping open. Had my panniculectomy in May 2014 with a fleur de lis/ anchor incision. READ MORE

Discussions started by MGarcia0504

Anyone else have pain with exercise post panniculectomy?

Hi everyone!  I had my panniculectomy with a flier de lis/ anchor incsion in May 2014 so I'm only six months post op.  When I exercise (mostly with planks, push-ups... READ MORE

Recent comments from MGarcia0504

For me the stretching / internal ripping feeling stuck around for a bit and my ps told me to wear my binder until it went away. I'm going on three months post op and have finally stopped wearing the binder. I still get the stretching... READ COMMENT

I'm still heavier above the belly button and have a little muffin top. It's gone down a bit though my sides haven't. I swell a lot to where I fell like my belly button is ripping open. I had to have an anchor incision with my belly... READ COMMENT

Not sure if it'll go away yet since I had my surgery only a week after you. I'm heavier above the belly button. It's weird. I look as if I'm pregnant with how my belly looks. Also my love handles look big. READ COMMENT

Did your muffin top go away? Was it swelling? I am 9 days post op and have some muffin top but had a fleur de lis panni with a new belly button. I am a bit round but all the nurses and doctors I've seen have said I have a good amount... READ COMMENT

Good luck to you sweetie. I was in your situation following three kids and my insurance approved it. I pray that yours does to. Just had my surgery on May 27th and it has already made such a difference in my life. I hope that you... READ COMMENT