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From a women's 34 plus size stretch jeans to a size 4!!! Progress pic with LOTS of skin

on 11/29/12 12:53 pm - CA

OMG!!! I couldn't believe it! They fit AND zipped and I didn't have to lay on the bed with pliers to do it! I cried like a little baby!!! I also wanted to include a progress pic. It's a picture of me at my heaviest weighing 340 pounds and wearing my Old Navy 34 plus size women's stretch jeans and my new regular size 4! It also has 2 pics of all of my excess skin. I can't wait to get that crap cut off! I have worked too hard to be trapped underneath almost 30 pounds of extra skin!


HW:340 SW: 292 CW:164 GW: 140-130

on 11/29/12 12:56 pm - Miami, FL

Wow - congrats!

on 11/29/12 12:57 pm - UT
RNY on 09/05/12 with

Great job! What an achievement!

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on 11/29/12 1:02 pm - TX

Simply AMAZING......You look GREAT and have done so well!!!!!  I just had my PS - I had a LBL and am so happy with results.  You will be too.  Congrats again.

HW: 328   GW: 164  CW: 159  Height - 5' 8"  
GOAL REACHED 12/15/2012!!!!!!!!!

RNY Surgery Date:  6/21/11  
LBL/BL  - 11/6/2012 Arm Lift with Abdominal Lipo - 12/11/2012 - Dr. Paul PIn
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on 11/29/12 1:05 pm - CA

They want to do a circumfrential abdominoplasty, brachioplasty, inner thigh lift, and mastopexy, and augmentation. The only problem is that it costs over $33,000. We're a single income military family, so I don't know that we'll ever be able to afford it. Saving a little at a time. Wish me luck!

HW:340 SW: 292 CW:164 GW: 140-130

on 11/29/12 1:08 pm - NH

You have done an amazing job!! I have pics on my profile of my before and after panni if you want to look.

      High 250/Consult Weight 245/Surgery 205/Now 115
 Height  5'4.5"  BMI 19.7
     In maintenance since June 2009    

on 11/29/12 1:14 pm - CA

HOLY CRAP!!! You look amazing!!! Thank you so much for telling me about your pics! It really makes me excited to be able to get mine done!!!

HW:340 SW: 292 CW:164 GW: 140-130

on 11/29/12 1:16 pm - NH

I "upgraded" to what I call an 'advanced panniculectomy', which is having my belly button moved up. I have had 5 kids and was 52 years old and didn't care to have a tummy tuck (whi*****ludes muscle tightening), I just wanted to have the saggy skin gone. So now I have a pretty scar and lots of stretch marks, but they don't bother me at all. The bruises that you saw in the before photo were from my gallbladder removal that I had about a month before.

      High 250/Consult Weight 245/Surgery 205/Now 115
 Height  5'4.5"  BMI 19.7
     In maintenance since June 2009    

on 11/29/12 6:34 pm - san diego, CA

I have had a couple friends who are military wives who had tricare pay to get the extra skin removed.  It was a process of LOTS of documentation of how the skin is causing issues example infections

Amanda M.
on 11/29/12 1:05 pm
RNY on 01/18/13
Congratulations!!!! You look so good! When dressed, I would never know you have extra skin. You are very brave for sharing those pictures!

Do you have a PS planned already?

Congratulations again! You really do look great!!!