Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 3 years, 2 months ago

Hi Everyone:

I am three days postoperative for a upper body lift. Today I was allowed to shower and at 3:00 am with the heat and being itchy, I decided it was time. So I unpeeled all the layers of the dressing that stuck to the inc


Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago

Finally another year has passed and I love the results of the lower body lift. Now I am in the second phase of my transformation with brachioplasty, breast lift, flankoplasty and vertical torsoplasty.

How long were you able to return to reg


Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 3 years, 7 months ago

I am having my next body contouring surgery with Dr. Capella.  I had the LBL last June and now I will be doing the upper body.  My lower eye lids kill me.  I always look so tired.  So I am thinking about getting them done.  

 

Has any o


Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

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The link above are my latest pictures of my body lift.  Right now I am around 161 pounds and I am 5'5".  I would like to lose an


Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

Ok Lower Body Lift Veterans:

 

I have been spotting from that pleat in the back.  I keep a panty liner on to catch the spotting.  Nothing serious and I did mention it to Capella.  I am itchy most days and we all know that itchy just mea


Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago


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Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

My surgeon doesn't believe in compression garments.  I am almost 2 weeks out from LBL and he says in the "peak" of my swelling.  I find I am so much better in the morning.  I ice and make sure that I rest and dealing with swelling.

Did you find


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Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

I have a question for all of you veterans of a lower body lift.  I decided to do the muscle tightening and Dr. Capella agreed that would be the best outcome for this surgery.

 

How long did it take you before you could lay down?  I am s


Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago

I finally booked my surgery with Dr. Capella.  The last day of school is June 28 so I am just taking 1.5 days off and I have the summer to recover.  I will have the additional surgeries:  breast, arms and thighs later.  I have a feeling this will be li


Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

When I first started thinking about breast lift, I would never would consider an implant.  I am 50 years old and have had big breasts since I was in my teens (DD- G).  In the 80s as a teenager, I did a lot of horseback riding.  Trotting, cantering and


Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

I am having a difficult time deciding on who to choose for my plastic surgery.  I am down almost 200 pounds from my heaviest.  I hae been a whole year at this weight and a few years out from surgery.  I need a LBL, brachioplasty, breast lift  and thigh


Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago

I had DS surgery last summer and I have lost a total of 120 pounds.  But at my heaviest I was 380 and now I am down to to 167.  I only would like to lose another 17 pounds.  I strength train and people think I am crazy to lose that much, but I want a h


Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Clothes Exchange in NJ - My surgery date isn't until June 30, 2014 and I have dropped 25 pounds.  With the weight loss, I am anticipating a new wardrobe, but I am on a budget.  I was looking for a plus siz...

Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Revision - DS Insurance Coverage BCBS NJ Direct 15 - I had an RNY back in 2001 and now I am waiting for insurance approval to have a DS.  Has anyone every been approved from NJ Direct 15 for a DS?  I hate waiting and now that I have ...

Cindy Cooney posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Revision RNY to DS Doctors in NJ/NY - I have already had an appointment with Dr. Greenbaum in southern NJ.  He is under my network, but are there any NY bariatric surgeons besides Roslin?  Greenbaum has already ment...
About Me
NJ
Location
28.3
BMI
DS
Surgery
06/30/2014
Surgery Date
Surgeon
Jun 02, 2013
Member Since

Before & After
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Before RNY
360lbs
After 190 pound weight loss
170lbs

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