Location: Mobile, AL
Member since 4/12/2010


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Reviews & Stories

Tummy Tuck W/ Lipo May 13, 2010 -- Make Sure You Have Help First 48 Hours

Surgery was 5 days ago, I still have to sleep in the recliner. I ache all over. Major bruising from armpits to tops of thighs. Moving, changing clothing, sitting on the toilet is very painful. Thankful for the crotchless girdle. Wished I had rented a hospital bed and a lift chair. My D.H. has been wonderful. He did not sign on for all this, did not want me to do it, but he has been so... READ MORE

Recent comments from knockingon40

I could shower after drains were removed (which for me was 4 days). Be sure to dry the sutures well to decrease risk of infection. I used a blow dryer, kept antibacterial ointment over the suture lines. READ COMMENT

Just curious, where does he think you need more lipo at? I am 5 weeks post, so far I am satisfied with my results. READ COMMENT

Wishing you the best. This will be the best money you have ever spent on yourself. No regrets! READ COMMENT

Your post and pictures are very similar to my post and what I look like now. I am 12 days post op, I agree those first 10 days are aweful. I did some serious questioning as to what have I got myself into. Muscle pain is improving,... READ COMMENT

I agree, it has been much more painful than I expected. I consider myself to have a high tolerance for pain (natural childbirth, hard to get blood or IV's on me), but I am reconsidering. I am now 8 days post op, still not standing... READ COMMENT