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Two years post opp! Happiest I've ever been (before/after pictures)



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I wanted to share my story and pictures. For those, that are considering surgery or going through the process, hang in there and just DO it!!!! the benefits are ultimately worth it :)

Anyway, here are my stats:

I'm 5'3 and 30 years old:

HW: 263 lbs

SW: 257 lbs

CW: 139-142 lbs fluctuate around this weight

GW: 130-135

I don't know if anyone wants to read my lenghty experience, but if you do, I posted it on RealSelf under my same user name. Oh yeah and people.com got a wind of my story, and posted it on their page. I really hope whoever is struggling doesn't give up and know that is hope and always light at the end of the tunnel!!!

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All is can say is wow what a inspiration you are. Thank you for sharing. If I may ask did you need any plastic surgery? I'm just asking cause I wonder if I will need.

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Thank you!!

Yes, I needed plastic surgery and still need it.

I had an armlift and a breast lift in January 2016. My breast were not that bad since I haven't had children, but I completely lost volume!!!! I've never had smaller breast and I missed having my girls hahaha..

Now, I was really self conscious about my arms. My friends told me it was in my head, but believe me, i NEEDED the arm lift. My arms before surgery were pretty big, so there was a lot of excess skin. Having the arm lift gave me so much confidence.

I will be doing a LBL and then eventually a mini thigh lift. My stomach isn't as bad as it should because I had a previous Tummy Tuck, in 20, but I still need a second tummy tuck which will be done with the LBL. I can't wait to do it all.

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I'm with thikkay, you look great and did you require surgery? I'm concerned for my arms most. The rest will tighten with time.

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I did have an arm lift!! I think those that don't need it are extremely blessed.

I won't lie, I felt very conscious about it and didn't feel better until I had those suckers chopped. Lol

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Wow you look amazing!

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Can i ask you about excess skin. I weigh the same as you on did post op. I worry about excess or baggy skin. You look gorgeous! What did you do to limit any excess skin. Anyone sugestions and experiences would be appreciated.

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WOW! You are gorgeous in both your BEFORE and AFTER photos.

Insanely hot and a huge inspiration indeed! Great job!

Don't look back, turn the page, and let your next chapter begin!

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