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Is it normal too look and measure the same after mini tumy tuck and lipo?


I'm 7 weeks post-op from a mini tummy tuck and lipo. My measurements are the same and I still look like a deflated balloon when I sit down or bend over. I'm absolutely miserable. I can still grab handfuls of fat in my midsection. Am I ever going to have a normal, flat stomach? (note I do cardio 4-6 days per week, weight train probably twice per week, and do as much ab work as I can do without straining my bad back. I have never, ever had a flat stomach, it's always been where all my fat sits and it has always sagged onto my thighs when I sit regardless of what I do.)

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