I Want a Tummy Tuck

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    I Don't Think Anything Will Make It Go Away

    Even exercise doesn't seem to get rid of that extra skin on my stomach.  It's just sick.  I mean, this skin could swing to the side and slap someone if I wanted to (well..probably not but feels like it).   So many people get the surgery and I can't...
    thoughts thoughts
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 27, 2009


    I finally decided to have my tummy tuck.  My surgery date is May 11, 2011, I am excited but scared at the same time. I am a little apprehensive to what the outcome will be.
    keegard keegard
    2 Responses May 6, 2011

    8 Week Challenge

    I was over weight 5 years ago do to stress of living work and also do eating very on healthy i gaing weight when people make fun or said playing with me that i look over weight i laught it out or i would let my ego grt the better off me you see i didnt see it i thought just...
    alex8601 alex8601
    41-45, M
    Sep 19, 2013

    Weight Loss Now Skin Loss

    I worked hard to move from 312 lbs. to a maintanence weight of 130-135, but despite all the weight loss and exercise I still have to contend with a flap skin that is literally back breaking. No longer! I am 3 days from a full tummy tuck and cannot believe I will not have to bear...
    HailsD HailsD
    31-35, F
    Sep 10, 2012

    I Think I've Finally Given Up On This

    I had a consultation recently (my 2nd, first one was a couple years ago) and, because of the slight wrinkling all around my belly button, I would need a full tummy tuck.  Well, I'm 5'6", 122 lbs. and an avid runner.  I'm thin and look fine in clothes.  I just...
    monimoni monimoni
    41-45, F
    3 Responses May 19, 2009

    I'm Getting A Tummy Tuck On Feb 3,2011

    I've been reading some stories about how happy people are since having a tummy tuck. Well I've put my fear aside and after interviewing several doctors, I'm having one too. I'm a soon to be 40 year old female with 3 children. I workout 5 days a week that includes running. My...
    msdeeva314 msdeeva314
    3 Responses Nov 26, 2010

    I Had a Tummy Tuck and Am Very Happy

    I am sharing this story to help people that are thinking of tummy tuck but are afraid to go through with it. I my self was that person till a I finally decided to just go ahead and do it. I have to say that it was the best decision of my life. I haven't had bikini since I've hade...
    Mayaflower Mayaflower
    13 Responses Feb 4, 2009

    I Want a Tummy Tuck

    Why I want a tummy tuck.....  Lets see, I'm 5'-4" tall 120lbs and in very good health.  I have two kids, my first one was a C-section (8lbs. 12oz.)  3 1/2 years later I had my second son vaginally, (7lbs. 8oz.) .  Lets just say I'm a small framed girl and...
    jlf4343 jlf4343
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 30, 2008

    Two Kids...

    Need I say more..... both by c-section so the muscles in that region havent rebounded well.....GRRRR
    Lexus Lexus
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 29, 2007

    Full Tt, Lipo And Breast Augmentation 01-25-11

    8 weeks post op from my full tummy tuck, lipo and breast augmentation and the results are outstanding ... but my journey was anything but a pleasurable experience, but I can honestly say now I feel it was all worth it. I am 35, fit and active and fit person, having lost about...
    CFPrincess CFPrincess
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Mar 20, 2011

    Tummy Tuck In Two Days!

    I'm excited, but extremely nervous! My tummy tuck is in two days. I'm afraid of blood clots, because I had blood clots with my breat reduction surgery. The Dr said he is going to give me a shot of blood thinner. I hope this helps! I'm ready!
    rluckner rluckner
    1 Response Oct 24, 2011

    It's About Time!

    This is the brief version! I've been very unhappy with how I looked for many decades! I've watched different shows & wanted to get a tummy tuck, but it never seemed that it would become a reality for me! My girlfriend got one & it was amazing how she was transformed! Now...
    shaffa42 shaffa42
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Dec 7, 2009

    Tummy Tuck

    Hi everyone I have my tummy tuck booked in for the 26th of march I would love to hear people s stories :-)
    Princess260312 Princess260312
    2 Responses Mar 14, 2012

    I Want a Tummy Tuck

    I have recently lost 20 lbs and I need a tummy tuck.  I would look so much better without that saggy skin around my middle.
    Doozy Doozy
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Nov 14, 2007

    Tummy Tuck In September ..... (insert Twilight Zone Music Here)

    I am 35 years old and have two children. I got pregnant when I was 16 and then again 3 months after that. I know, I know what was I thinking? Problem was, I wasn't. Because I had my children so close together my body didn't really have a chance to go back to normal after being...
    sillyputty76 sillyputty76
    Jun 26, 2011

    I Had A Tummy Tuck On Novemner 11.

    I am 47 years old and the mother of 4 children.  I wanted a tummy tuck for several years, but couldn't afford one until just recemtly. I love the results of my new slim figure and would do it again, but I found that the[plastic surgeons, the staff, and the websites are less than...
    maryjoweather maryjoweather
    2 Responses Jan 2, 2012

    I Want a Tummy Tuck...hubby Is Scared!!!

    This is my story!!!  I have had 6 children...was never "skinny" or flat stomached...ever in my life...have been overweight my whole life and now that I have been pregnant for 54 months total over 6 pregnancies in 13 years...my stomach is stretched...
    mommyto6 mommyto6
    36-40, F
    9 Responses Sep 18, 2009

    I Had A Tummy Tuck

    hello. jan 28 I had my tummy tuck and lipo...I wanted it for years. I"m in my 5 week recovery. With a few set backs.yesterday had to go back to doctor a have fluid drain with large needle.Not so bad. hopefully the fluid doesnt come back. I cant wait to see my 16 week body...
    carrott carrott
    51-55, F
    1 Response Mar 3, 2010

    Take My Tummy Away!

    My tummy doesn't poke out, it's not huge, but it's there and it's obvious to me.  I can pinch more than an inch and I can't get rid of it to save my life.  I need a tummy tuck...and while I'm at it, chest reconstruction...cuz I'm really tired of my **** too.
    vampireheart vampireheart
    31-35, T
    1 Response Aug 14, 2008


    Only two words needed here to tell why I want one...   THREE BABIES!   Does that sum it up!?
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Oct 28, 2007

    I Am Scheduled To Have A Tummy Tuck And Lipo On Flanks March 29, 2012.

    Hi everyone I am a 49 yr old mother of 3 and I have wanted a tummy tuck for at least 15 yrs. After my first child I got that God awful pouch and as I have gotten older it bothers me more and more. Really I can't stand it on my body not another day. I work out 5X a week two days...
    Hollywood1980 Hollywood1980
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Mar 12, 2012

    I Want To Look Good Naked

    people think i am nuts and i should like me for me. you know in thoery that sound terffic but evertime i hear that i just want to tell them to shove it up there ***. its hard too love me for when everytime i look at myself in the mirror i want to vomit and...
    denisekkrafft denisekkrafft
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Apr 16, 2010

    Accentuate Some Curves

    i have dieted. i have exercised. And i've lost weight. Unfortunately my skin is very loose and flabby. i want to get rid of my lovehandles. Can't afford it right now, so it is a future possibility. i just want my clothes to fit better. i want to wear a swimsuit without fear...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2008


    I want a Tummy Tuck SO Badly, I had been over weight since about age 8...due to high amount of abused I sustained my whole life just kept piling and piling on the weight til after having two beautiful babies, developing gestational diabetes with both and reaching an all time high...
    LadyLindsey LadyLindsey
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Feb 10, 2011

    In A Big Body

    I'm like 5/4 260 lbs three kids liven my life jus need some fat remove for my belly some times it's hard to walk I don't really go out side I try to eat good or go on a diet but it do not help so I been down don't want to talk much jus upset
    Ladychelles Ladychelles
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 18, 2011

    I Am Getting A Tummy Tuck And Sharing My Experience On Youtube.

      My name is Amy, and I can’t believe I am actually doing this! I am gearing up to get my tummy tuck after my weight loss. I write a blog called ‘I really want a cookie’ (I wonder how I got so large in the first place?) I like to blog. I was thinking...
    acdane acdane
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2010

    Tummy Tuck

    I just had a tummy tuck procedure done ten days ago , and let me tell you it's the best money I ever spent.  I only took one pain pill and that was because the nurse told me to take it as soon as I got home.  I want every woman to know how great this experience has been...
    nygrandma05 nygrandma05
    7 Responses Aug 8, 2010

    Tummy Tuck

    Ive had 3 children almost to over 10 lbs each. I have a dyastasis that makes me look like I'm still pregnant. I lost 40 lbs. 6 years ago, but still don't look good in anything. I'm 48 years old and sick of strangers asking if I'm pregnant or when my baby's due!! It's ridiculous...
    Twentyfiveyears Twentyfiveyears
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Apr 14, 2012

    Getting A Tummy Tuck In 6 Days But I'm Scared To Tell Anyone Because Of What Might Be Said.

    I am 36 & I have 3 kids. I'm 5ft tall and my biggest baby was 8lbs 10 ounces. Which isn't much for the average size person. But, It left me with lots of extra skin and separated muscles. My kids are now 16, 14 & 12 & I am ready to get rid of all this skin. I am so ready to stop...
    jenniferover jenniferover
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Sep 18, 2013
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