Location: Minneapolis, MN
Member since 7/1/2014


  • 15 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 1 question

Reviews & Stories

MN Sonobello - 54yo F - Midsection - Edina, MN

AWESOME! First, I'm glad I opted for lipo vs. tummytuck. I always had a poochy tummy; it bothered my since I was little (elementary school)...menopause & poor habits added to tummy and waist. Photos coming. First, early July was spent on this site, others, and YouTube -- educating myself. On 7/8 I went to Dr. David O. Smith for TT consult; opted out. In the same building, Sonobella had... READ MORE

Questions from monicanmn

Does it make sense to do midsection lipo WHILE losing weight & do tummy tuck later, if skin doesn't shrink back enough?

54yo F; 5'6", 181# (down from 191; will lose ≥30 more). Want help with midsection (extremities nice/toned; menopause has not been kind to middle; tummy poochy since c... READ MORE

Recent comments from monicanmn

Looking great! I saw a lot of shrinkage after 6 weeks. How's the skin tightening going? READ COMMENT

I'm still wearing a compression garment during the day (but not the one from the doc - too uncomfortable). I found some high-waisted ones that provide pretty good compression and are practical for every day. (I now have 4 of these (Lg &... READ COMMENT

I'm good. Energy level is back to normal, but I am on summer vacation from teaching and my "kid" is 32! Not too strenuous. I definitely wear my CG all day, every day - I don't like the jiggle. I've been avoiding carbs all summer, so am... READ COMMENT

You're saying you don't see much difference at 7 weeks...from your pictures I see quite a bit. You really did a good job on taking them from the same angle / same everything. Take out a ruler and measure on the photos. Hang in there;... READ COMMENT

I've made a point to take weekly photos. I'm glad I have and plan to continue. It's already hard to remember the progress I've made and it's fun to see the healing process. Take some, even if you choose not to post them yet. READ COMMENT