Coach Check Ins from Sunday, August 20th, 2017. 8 months #postop from my 1st of 4 #excessskinremoval surgeries (BA & TT)💉 • PLEASE READ THIS IF YOU'VE BEEN FOLLOWING MY SURGERY RECOVERY!
#Skinremoval #surgeryrecovery is not something you can even describe to someone who's never had skin removals. Your skin gets ripped from the muscle wall, peeled back, cut off, stretched down, stitched to the muscle wall, and then anchored to it. ⚓️👀💭 I went through a truly MASSIVE surgery, 5 lbs of skin removed! 5 POUNDS. Plus implants.. If you aren't getting the magnitude of how much I've been through during this recovery, I don't think I can explain it to you. • There's a reason we did the biggest surgery first, and now I know why. The recovery is LONG. I'm already 8 MONTHS post op and I STILL have fluid along my scar line; my surgeon assures me that everything is more than completely normal, and that my results are the best he could imagine them to be. Huge praise🎊. So the fluid sucks, makes me feel huge... but what can I even do? BE GRATEFUL that my body loves me unconditionally and is healing me, exactly as I should be. ☝🏽🤓My next surgery is roughly 8 months away (04/05-2018) and I am getting geared up to plan out my next prep!!! ••SO: I've been waiting patiently for almost two months now to see some bigger changes in my weight; tedious🙄. My tummy has felt VERY flat lately, from the inside.. and my legs don't feel so ball-like and poofy; my endurance has sky rocketed and so has my energy. I feel far, FAR more like I did before surgery: #strong. Weight dropped 1/2 a pound this week: 149.8 lbs (@ 6ft 😉). Measurements: bicep-12" delts-41" chest-36" waist-26" glutes-40" thigh-25" calf-15". I will takeeee it! •SIDENOTE: Our bodies are MAGICAL. And we treat our bodies like they have betrayed us. It's beyond foolish. I couldn't be more grateful to my body for taking care of me. It loves me THAT MUCH. I know when the time comes that I'm "fully" healed (the fluid goes away completely) I will have stood the test of time and recovery; & loved myself the whole way. #onedayatatime 🏆#romewasntbuiltinaday #womensphysique #obesetobeast #fromfattofit #lifechanger #excessskin #JUSTDONTSTOP