Well, the lower body lift was better than anticipated. The inner thigh lift is a lot worse. I woke up in recovery feeling fine. Any movement at all sent my pain level through the roof. After I made it home I was only able to use the Go Girl to urinate. Thank goodness someone recommended it to me. I cried a few times the first night and evening. I was able to sleep better last night. I fell this morning trying to get up and the pain level was beyond a 10. I have zero appetite but am trying to keep up my protein intake for healing purposes. Please pray for uneventful speedy recovery. Thanks.
I do not have any drains. Legs are wrapped in ace bandage and u started my period today.
Poor thing! I can't begin to imagine how much falling hurt so soon after surgery. I hope you heal fast!
Ht: 6' HWEver: 338 StartW: 282.8 SurgeryW: 268.9 GW: 170 CW: 162.4
Pre-Op:-17 M1:-17.8 M2:-12.2 M3:-9 M4:-12 M5:-11 M6:-8.4 M7:-10.2 M8:-11.4 M9:-6.8 M10:-7
Goal reached 11/9/17! (37 weeks, 1 day)
Oh no - please call your surgeon about pain management! You should not be at pain 10!
Do you have someone to help you get up so that you can avoid falling? Do you have a lift recliner? Do you have access to a toilet riser?
Please be safe!!
VSG with Dr. Salameh - 3/13/2014
Diagnosed with Binge Eating Disorder and started Vyvanse - 7/22/2016
Reconstructive Surgeries with Dr. Michaels - 6/5/2017 (LBL & brachioplasty), 8/14/2017 (UBL & mastopexy), 11/6/2017 (medial leg lift)
Age 41 Height 5'4" HW 319 (1/3/2014) SW 293 (3/13/2014) CW 149 (7/16/2017)
Next Goal 145 - normal BMI | Total Weight Lost 170
Thighs are the worst. It will get better trust me. I had two. I had thought TT was the worse but nope thighs are hard. Rest rest rest is the best advise plus don't get constipated.
How long were you out of work? Recovery time at home?