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I Have Had a Tummy Tuck

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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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    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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    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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    Tummy

    Hi everyone I just had a tummy tuck lastnight.was hoping to chat
    mommyslovebugs mommyslovebugs 31-35 4 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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    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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    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 3 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 25 Responses May 27, 2009

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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 3 Responses Aug 15, 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 2 Responses Jun 2, 2012

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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 Jun 10

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 13 Responses Jan 2, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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

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    I have had 5 miscarriages over the past 2 years but my boyfriend does not want to ttc. We are not using any prevantive measures such as condoms or hormonal birth control as we have...
    amore1993 amore1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I have had a grand total of 13 concussions. I believe it has taken a toll on me. Mostly in the form of terrible headaches. Also, I'm not sure if it's related, some muscle twitches...
    AlleywayGospel AlleywayGospel 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    .. I have been very young which is why I have had these, I have not found these pleasant or at all condoning. I regret them but I was not ready for a baby.. But now I am pregnant...
    jessicamayx jessicamayx 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I have had sleep paralysis since I was a teen, I have found it helps to sleep only on my sides. This was suggested by a Buddhist nun who said sleeping on my back left me open to...
    xgingerx1974 xgingerx1974 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Have Had Way Too Many Surgeies
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I've been lying down all day cause of my stupid tummy ache :(
    DanishfromTheMiddleEast DanishfromTheMiddleEast 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I think i had this happen to me a few times, once was when i was pregnant with my second son. It was in the day and being about 6 months pregnant i was so tired so decided to have...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    I have something I gotta get outta me so yea.. I was younger from 5th grade to 8th grade.. I had depression anxiety and anger problems. I would not stop crying for those 3/4 years...
    Fifidog Fifidog 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    I thought we had it all, mostly because he told me so. I'm reluctant in love and always have been, I need convincing and he was so good at it he made me feel like we were forever...
    LoudMouse LoudMouse 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    This all began when I graduated military college. *** you all know #military people# don`t have a possibility to choose where to serve or to work or whatever....... That was my...
    bilberrry bilberrry 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    .i've suffered from deep depression and anxiety since 1992 and tried all kinds of medicines and therapies. i even tried a clinical trial at the NIH but didn't qualify for their...
    dianeepoo dianeepoo 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Best nap I ever had! The hardest part was the waiting--The doctor was running late. The last thing I remember was the anesthesiologist saying "Ok the Propofol might feel a little...
    NurseAmanda NurseAmanda 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    They weren't bad to the point of physical abuse, but they were far from good. I met my first girlfriend when I was in my last year of high school. We got along great, but I...
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    One time I had a weird a.s.s dream about my taco socks the tacos from the socks came off the socks and came alive, the the tacos started to chase me but I had a gun so I stated...
    Chasemanning Chasemanning 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I had a heart attack and just don't know how to handle it
    themrz themrz 36-40, F Jun 27

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    I found out I was pregnant really early, 5 weeks exactly. I started having symptoms shortly after conception so I knew even before that. My boyfriend and I went in for our first...
    RAWRcarrie RAWRcarrie 22-25, F Jun 28

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    I've had a hell of a lot more than a few but I wanted to hear everyone else's stories.
    goldenslutphotography goldenslutphotography 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Kinda family: when i was 12 we went abroad to visit family and i had sex with 4 of my male cousins (distant cousins) at the same time, in a field near their house.
    Julieloli13 Julieloli13 13-15, F 17 Responses Jul 1

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    I had to have a hysterectomy maybe 3-4 years ago. I have a hard time even now, seeing women who are pregnant with children. I never had that chance. Always had fibrous tumors in my...
    mrsklemzak mrsklemzak 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I'm freaking out. I don't know why but I feel like I'm dying. My heart is racing and I'm feeling like bugs are crawling on me. Is this a panic attack? I don't think I've had one...
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I started smoking weed when I was 16. My Dad caught me doing it and took my weed. This made me hate my Dad. I acted so mean to him when really he was just trying to keep me safe. I...
    kevin1080123 kevin1080123 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I've had daddy fantasies a few times recently...... My dad is the perfect guy and it's so hard to find good guys who have his amazing qualities. It feels really awkward and bad but...
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    From my mother being in the hospital for a mental breakdown. My father, brother and cousin had their fun molesting me and my sister. This lasted well for my father they got...
    ladybugiswithmealways ladybugiswithmealways 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    From my mother being in the hospital for a mental breakdown. My father, brother and cousin had their fun molesting me and my sister. This lasted well for my father they got...
    ladybugiswithmealways ladybugiswithmealways 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Once upon a time back in 6th grade I liked this girl and so I asked her out. She agreed, and I was over joyed, I was never happier, she took all of my sadness away with her...
    LuckyGuy001 LuckyGuy001 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I was at a party here in Paris, and there were lots of guys without dates. I was with two girlfriends, and they later spotted these two guys dropping things in various drinks. We...
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