ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Ewwww, fluid post thigh lift - So, my infection is clearing up, and I have come to feel grateful for my incision opening in the groin area because the lymphatic fluid is draining out of it.  My uninfected leg, h...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Inner thigh lift with vertical incision - question - Ok, this sucks.  I had LBL with BA/BL, and it didn't suck so bad.  I saw my surgeon for my first postop visit on Wednesday.  He said everything looked good, and he also said he's n...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Coming out, finishing up plastics (hopefully), and - Hello, my lovely VSGers.  I attended the OH conference two weeks ago, got a hug from Graham Elliot, wore a bikini in public for the first time since I was 14, and had way too much ...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Checking in at 21 months postop...or I'm still bre - So, I'm over 21 months postop putting me very close to two years.  I've been working at getting back in touch with my WLS support (both here and at my local group) because I think ...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Get thee to a therapist! My boobs are huge but fan - Sooooo, I'm finally in individual therapy.  I had been in therapy years ago, and I thought I was cool.  Yeah, really, I did.  So, anyone starting out or questioning why they feel l...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Before and 3.5 weeks after plastics - photos! - I apparently heal faster and bounce back quicker than any other patient my doc has seen.  I credit my stubbornness and my genetics.  I seriously could have given birth in a field t...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Three weeks post LBL and BA/BL, 19 months post sle - So, I'm 19 months post op.  I have no idea how much I weigh because I'm still swollen from plastics, and I don't need the head trip associated with the gain I know will be present ...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Plastic surgery before & after photos! - less - So I had three of the four drains removed yesterday, and I decided it was time for some photos.  I had a LBL with a breast augmentation and mini lift on April 24.  I still take nar...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
One week post plastics - Sooooo, last Thursday I was in surgery for 8 hours getting a lower body lift, breast lift and breast augmentation.  Holy cow, that's a lot of hours :)  I was actually a lot calmer ...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Plastic surgery update - Sooo, I decided to go with a LBL plus BA/BL instead of just the tummy tuck.  While my hips look awesome and are completely flat with no extra skin, but my tushy sucks (IMO).  My su...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
What do I need? - Hello!  I'm having some plastics done in late April.  I think I'm going with a LBL, BA/BL.  I have a second consult with the surgeon I selected on Monday to go over the rest of my ...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Plastics!!!! - So, I paid the surgeon's fee today (whoa!  It was hard writing that check...hahaha), and I got my date.  I will be getting a TT & BA/BL on April 24.  I have to admit, I'm pretty ex...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Almost 18 months update and pics - So, I'll be 18 months out in less than two weeks.  I'm maintaining pretty well since I hit goal a little more than 9 months ago.  I put on some weight through the holidays and all ...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Overly dramatic sigh - what is wrong with me? - This is going to be long and rambling and could potentially make no sense, but I need to write this stuff out because I feel like I'm slowly going insane.  I don't know what's wron...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Nervous, going for plastics consult today - So, I'm going for a plastics consult today and I'm sooooo nervous.  I do not like getting naked in front of strangers or having my skin tugged on to show much laxity there actually...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Interesting...who are you? - A friend linked this article in a private group I'm in, and it wasn't really related to weight loss at all, but I found it interesting. http://www.gretchenrubin.com/happiness_proj...

ravenbrown lost 1 lb since Aug 15 5 years, 9 months ago

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Help me pick out a dress!!!! Pretty please with a - I am going on a girls' weekend to New Orleans for my birthday.  The wonderful and amazing Summer is coming and we're going to tear up the town :)  I need a HOT dress.  I never g...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
NSVs at over a year out - I haven't really been posting much.  Just busy living my life, no longer hiding, no more excuses, just living and enjoying and working hard.  My daughter was out of school for 1...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
NSV photos: During & one year later - I've been hiding out a bit recently.  I'm not having a super easy time of it, work is extremely stressful this time of year and more so this year than years past, I nearly broke...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Zoloft!!! What being over a year out means to me - I've been having a rough time recently.  There's a lot of stuff going on in my personal and professional life.  Most of the personal stuff has been there for ages, but it's now ...

ravenbrown posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
NSV: Family photos (and this NSV tops my list of p - So, a little over a week ago, I had family photos done by my wonderful friend and photographer.  About 6 months ago, I had family photos taken and I was really disappointed with...

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VSG
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10/08/2012
Surgery Date
Mar 13, 2012
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