Location: Ontario, CA
Member since 7/19/2014


  • 350 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 3 questions

Reviews & Stories

47 Years and Discovering the New Me - Waterloo, ON

Having spent most of my life as an obese individual, when I lost 75 lbs, following 10mths of hard work in the gym and totally changing my eating, I decided I wanted to care for the hanging skin on my tummy and arms as a reward for my hard work. On a psychological level, fears of pain, recovery and worry over what people would think of me doing this to my body were real issues I needed to work... READ MORE

Questions from wmac

Why is hydration so important in recovery? Also, what other nutrients are highly important and why?

I want to make sure I do everything possible to speed my recovery and do my part for the best results. READ MORE

Pouch of skin under my breasts that I thought would be removed during Tummy Tuck. Will this flatten or should I worry? (photo)

I'm 2 weeks post surgery from a full tummy tuck and arm lift. So far all is going well--feeling good, incisions are healing well, pain is very manageable. I have faithfully... READ MORE

Do I need to wear a compression garment after a TT revision surgery? Is there a benefit to wearing / not wearing a CG? (photo)

I am having a tt revision (Aug 11/15) following the original tt one year ago. My PS plans on reopening about 6-8 inches of the original incision, lipoing out the area and... READ MORE

Recent comments from wmac

LOL! Sorry...I took pictures the night before surgery and compared them with the pics I took after the bandages came off. I'll post them when I can. I'm needing to listen to my body and slow down. Will take your advice and try to not... READ COMMENT

Hi BBNM. Thanks for your note. I'm pretty sore but am able to do more than last year at this point. Did 3 loads of laundry 4 days after surgery...not bad. Still need to remember to take it easy. I looked at before and after pics and... READ COMMENT

Congratulations on your weight loss. We do sound very similar in our stories. I gained my weight over the years from public elementary school onwards and, like you, have never loved myself. Even after losing 130 lbs (since my heaviest)... READ COMMENT

Thanks Lovinit for your encouragement. I'm "enjoying" the luxury of "me" time...so long as pain meds are topped up. I read your review and you look AWESOME! You must be thrilled. You obviously work out. I have a question for you. Did... READ COMMENT

Hi Dazzlady: Thanks so much for your post! I've a question for you, how quickly did you bounce back from your revision? It won't be nearly as evasive but I'm wondering how soon I can return to "normal " life...walking, gym, lawn... READ COMMENT