Health & Beauty
Diary of a Tummy Tuck
Considering abdominoplasty? One woman shares the nitty-gritty details of her journey from pre-surgery to recovery
I tried on my wedding dress from eight and a half years ago, and it's looser on me now than it was then. I used to hate shopping, but now I love it. Before the surgery, I was in a 2-3X, but now I'm in larges. I even have some mediums.
One of the biggest obstacles was flying on a plane post surgery. I was a little worried about swelling, but mostly feeling anxious about the seatbelt, having flashbacks to having to ask for an extender. Thirteen weeks in, I boarded the plane and was so excited to find that not only did I not need an extender, I actually had extra belt left over to cinch!
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