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I Have Had a Tummy Tuck

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 74 People

    Tummy Tuck Sept 25 2013 2 Years Out From RNY

    next step to my life change I have every emotion going threw me right now today there are tears but they are happy tears I am winning this battle and so happy to share this with so many never give up your hope and dreams I work in the health field so I know I will be dealing with...
    cowgirldrms46 cowgirldrms46 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    Still Swollen

    had tummy tuck breast lift with implants , old implants taken out (had for 20 years) on may 21 2010 so im 11 weeks out and still swollen and sore and tender feeling.Im 44years old 2 kids one was c section. the pain was BAD!!! coud not stand up straight for 2 and a half weeks i...
    stillswollen2 stillswollen2 41-45 5 Responses Aug 8, 2010

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    Waiting For 12 Yrs! But Im Getting Nervous.

    I had a Cesarean 12 yrs ago.but it wasn't a bikini cut,it was horizontal.so i hate the way it looks now.my tt is finally coming on march 18th2011.i'v been watching youtube for like a year! but as time comes closer im getting nervous.i want to get it done&over with.i have most...
    amg68 amg68 41-45 2 Responses Mar 6, 2011

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    Post Op - Tummy Tuck

    I had tummy tuck (full with muscle repair) on 14th dec 2009 - I must say I'm really pleased with the result although I am still swollen. I'm now in my third week and still unable to stand fully upright but I'm improving a little each day. I have been told this will take a while...
    lynneyrich lynneyrich 46-50, F 15 Responses Jan 2, 2010

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    Tummy Tuck Last Week

    I am a 35 year old mother of 3. My last 2 child births were via c section which had my stomach left with lots of saggy skin. I did get a tummy tuck 9 July and today I am 8 day post op. Anyone here in the same boat as me? I'm trying to find someone to connect with in regards to...
    laliving3 laliving3 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2012

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    8 Days Post Tummy Tuck And Scared

    I had my tummy tuck 8 days ago. I am a competitive athlete and now I am really scared that I won't be able to purse my sport, bodybuilding after what I have done. I thought that I would repair my rectus diasti which was giving my belly a protruding appearance (i also had an...
    anyasworld anyasworld 36-40, F Aug 22, 2013

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    Tummy

    Hi everyone I just had a tummy tuck lastnight.was hoping to chat
    mommyslovebugs mommyslovebugs 36-40 5 Responses May 9, 2013

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    So Sad In B Town

    Hi. Im a 41 year old mother of two boys. Im married and have been with my husband for almost 22years. I recently decided that i should get a tummy tuck. After children ur tummy is never the same. My oldest son is eight. I use to describe my stomach as it looked like shattered...
    shouldhaverun shouldhaverun 41-45, F Mar 2, 2013

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    5 Weeks Post Op Pannilectomy/Tummy Tuck With Muscle Tightening -

    I am 32 days post op pannelectomy/tummy tuck w/muscle tightening- unfortunately, I did get a internal abscess infection at 3 weeks post op-that has put me back two-three more weeks of recovery. :(. Not by any fault of my doctors or myself- I have diabetes and I have has...
    Chantilly31 Chantilly31 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2013

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    Nervous

    I recently had a tummy tuck in February 2010 and now I'm six weeks out.  The surgery was great and the the recovery was ok.  I dealt with the drains and the inability to walk properly but was so happy with the results until now.  Over the past few days I have now...
    ecmommy812 ecmommy812 41-45 4 Responses Apr 6, 2010

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    Just Do It!

    I've wanted to have a tummy tuck since my son was born, but i didn't have the nerve because everyone said it was a terrible surgery and it was brutal and extremely painful. When he turned 6, i decided to just do it. I have to say, my stomach was absolutely horrendous before. I...
    localceleb localceleb 36-40 7 Responses Oct 14, 2010

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    Tummy Tuck

    I had my tt Nov. 30th. Most of the swelling has gone away. I don't have to wear my pressure garment any more. But I have a lot of pain from my belly botton up to my breast. I can't even stretch with out feeling like my skin is sepperating from my insides. I never even heard of...
    srs672001 srs672001 41-45 1 Response Feb 6, 2011

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    Lkonk

    I am a mother of 2 older children who has been waiting 20 yrs for a tummy tuck. Well, my dream comes true in 3 hrs when I have my tummy tuck done. I stumbled across this forum just browsing the Internet because I am a nervous wreck. I just want it over with, no pain no gain I...
    lkonk lkonk 41-45 3 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    Regret Sometimes

    I just haven't felt right since the surgery. Dr. says I'm okay but I seem to urinate alot more even though I did anyway but it feels like pressure. Does this go away? Other things have been happening on top ,things I usually can cope with but now even my anxiety and depression...
    zeelady zeelady 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 2, 2012

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    Tummy Tuck 6

    Regret my decision! Yes my stomach is flat but my head is a mess. I miss being "me", I miss having a body that functions the way it is supposed to rather than trying to heal and adapt. I miss working out and not feeling the tension on the midline of my muscles and feeling like...
    Dumbas1 Dumbas1 31-35 4 Responses Jun 5, 2013

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    My Tummy Tuck

    Ive wanted a tummy tuck for the past 9 yrs. More so after I had my last 2 babies. My last baby is 2 yrs old and I got really big. I lost all my weight BUT my tummy was never the same. I think I regret it now. I shoulda opted for some lipo 1st *SIGH* I dunno. Im about 32...
    MedicatedWIfe MedicatedWIfe 36-40, F 27 Responses May 27, 2009

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    I had a tummy tuck with lipo on my flanks.

    I had lost over 100 lbs 6 years ago and have kept the weight off. I had breast implants in October and decided to have the excess skin removed from my abdomen. Thankfully there was not a lot, and I did not need my ab muscles tightened thanks to all the working out:). This has...
    turbofit4u turbofit4u 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 10, 2014

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    Major Back Pains Has Anyone Experience This??

    Hi I had a full tummy tuck in 2002 and although I was totally pleased with my results , I now am suffering with major stiffness and excruciating pains in my back , taking all my ribs and lower back is horrible. I been in and out of doctors and they can't seem to help me or...
    Ssthebest55 Ssthebest55 41-45 3 Responses Mar 6, 2011

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    I am 44, I had twins 22 years ago

    and still have the "twin skin". I am two days away from my TT! I'm a size 3 and about 120lbs and I have worked very hard to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The saggy belly and muffin tops just HAS to go. It doesn't matter how much weight I lose or how good I eat, it's still...
    tducke01 tducke01 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2014

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    Tummy Tuck

    I'm due to have my TT in just under 3 weeks and feeling very nervous, scared an excited at the same time, just wondering if anybody could please give me any tips for me? Is the pain anything like a c-section? Xthanksx
    Katieworth Katieworth 26-30 4 Responses May 24, 2013

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    Just Got It Yesterday

    I'm sitting on my couch healing. Not feeling too bad, super drowsy from meds. I was sure I would die haha. It was a pretty interesting experience and they didn't even tell me I was going under. One second I have all these people touching and moving me, next I'm drowsy and waking...
    RomeAgain RomeAgain 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 15, 2013

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    Undecided About A Tummy Tuck

    I am looking for advise and comments from those who have had a tummy tuck.  I am 36 and have had 2 children.  My youngest just turned 2 and is a mommy's girl.  I have struggled with my weight for many years.  After my last child I have been working out with a training for a...
    shouldidoit shouldidoit 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2011

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    Hello. Tomorrow is my BIG DAY!

    I GO IN AT 6:30 AM FOR MY TUMMY TUCK AND LIPO FLANKS AND BACK! I AM VERY EXCITED & NERVOUS AT THE SAME TIME YAY ITS FINALLY HERE!!! ANY HELPFUL TIPS PLEASE FEEL FREE TO SHARE!
    CandiRedd90 CandiRedd90 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2014

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    Deciding Whether Tt Is A Good Fit For Me

    I am 39 years old, and I am planniing to have a tummytuck done sometimes in March of 2012. My main concern is the healing process, I have work and school that I have to attend to, but I am reallu excited about getting the procedure. I would love to hear stories from others who...
    igwec00 igwec00 36-40 3 Responses Dec 1, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    *This is going to be a long post, so please bear with me, thanks :-) So, I have had a bit of a dilemma the last few months and would like some advice. I have had this friend, a...
    lavendersea lavendersea 41-45, F 6 Responses Mar 26

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    Put to sleep. When I was told some years ago I would have to have a general anaesthetic for a hernia operation, I was very upset. I’d been knocked out for an operation when I was...
    macmann macmann 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    Put to sleep. When I was told some years ago I would have to have a general anaesthetic for a hernia operation, I was very upset. I’d been knocked out for an operation when I was...
    macmann macmann 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    Why don't I ever learn my lesson? My boyfriend and I have been having sex since last July. Usually, we are really good with using a condom, but when alcohol is a factor, we make...
    molliee151 molliee151 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I have had six surgeries in my life one as a child and four as an adult - never scared as I have had good surgeons but always ask for a good pain medication for about a week- I...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    59 years old and I have had 6 heart attacks since 2003. The first heart attack I had came on slowly over a few days with symptoms I excused as probably being heart burn because the...
    keltech keltech 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    some bromances need to come to an end. I have had three dudevorces. The first one was quite painful, but he was a douche and didnt understand my mood disorder. The other two...were...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I have had enough of the weight I am frustrated with it I just weighed myself and have gained five pounds this weight is coming off if I have to quit eating
    Bill19641111 Bill19641111 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    Ok I am sooo fed up with Christians telling me that I am a sinner and that I am gonna go too hell...like give me a reason why I should love this "god" of yours...what can he give...
    JazzyBaby321 JazzyBaby321 18-21, F 24 Responses Mar 31

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    I have had enough... Of people who are homosexual, refusing to accept it and deeming it as 'wrong' and 'weird' to feel the way they're feeling all because their religion tells...
    Skin0Man1 Skin0Man1 18-21, M Apr 9

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    I have had so many precog dreams. I try to concideration them a blessing though the vibrancy and detail of dreams is normal for me, it's nearly impossible for me to distinguish...
    StygeanHugh StygeanHugh 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I get tummy aches all the time. But my tummy is fat, and I don't know if that's why it aches. Like right now I have the same kind of bad tummy ache I always get. It starts to hurt...
    parrotbay parrotbay 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I miscarried the end of January and just can not loose the weight! I have lost most the tummy but I want to loose more and I cant. I eat mostly all the time healthy, workout daily...
    zoeyB zoeyB 22-25, F Mar 30

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    At least once a month I'll dream that I'm a kid and my dad comes to tuck me in, but when he does his body decomposes and turns into a puddle of blood, and I wake up screaming.
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M Apr 11

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    I quite believe I had a couple of ghostly encounters through my life and strangely both if them occurred in Brighton (a sea side British city in the south east of the uk near...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I had a miscarriage Feb 6th 2015 @ 5 weeks & 5 days ( my first child ) , the bleeding started approx. 8:15am I woke up out of a deep sleep I had thought I urinated on myself but...
    GodChild77 GodChild77 26-30, F Mar 27

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    This all started October 16, 2013. I was already dating thus guy, and this time I was 14 so about 2 years ago. My boyfriend, i really wasn't in to him after a while. He would hang...
    heeyLisss heeyLisss 16-17, F Mar 27

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    I had a miscarriage of my first pregnancy while I was on a plane. I knew when I boarded that it was happening - lots of pain and bleeding but as I wanted to get home after month...
    blonde10 blonde10 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I haven't been able to really talk about this until now, and I'm a writer, so think it'll help if I just tell about my first, and last, love. His name is Randy, and I've loved him...
    JLester1700 JLester1700 18-21, F Apr 9

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