Wednesday, January 09, 2013

9 Weeks Post Body Lift

Dare I say it... I am feeling a little bit more normal this week. I have even started back with some light exercise, nothing major, just some light walking. I tried to jog a couple of times when walking with my brother's dog, but it really felt uncomfortable on my outer thighs where my surgeon must have done some lipo. It kind of felt like someone was hitting my thighs with a bat, not pleasant at all.

I have also started sleeping without my compression garments. It has been so hot that one night when I woke up dripping in sweat I decided to take my garments off. Ever since I stopped wearing them to bed I haven't had any night sweats and I have been sleeping better. Next thing will be weaning myself off wearing them during the day, but I am not quite there yet...

I know I haven't posted many before and after pictures of my body lift just yet (apart from these). It is obviously a hard thing to do and I would feel more comfortable if the 'after' pictures I post have me looking a little more awesome than I am looking right now. In the meantime, here are some photos taken on Monday night. You can really see the swelling on my lower back and the weight gain on my upper back and chest. I am hoping now that I am back at work and in a better routine that I can gradually lose some of the post-surgery weight gain so my body will be better proportioned.


  1. you look fantastic :) glad you're feeling better too xx

  2. Glad to see you are feeling better, and that you are able to start exercising again :o)

  3. you look incredible. you are such an inspiration. thanks for sharing the pics and please continue to do so.

  4. What is the cost of a full body lift surgery?
    I had gastric bypass and have lost 150 pounds and I work out, but there is no way get the skin off. Is there a discount for gastric bypass people? Will insurance pay for it? PLEASE HELP! I lost all this weight and still don't like my body. All my hard work is still not paying off!


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