Let’s say you’ve done it! You’re on the road to enjoying your new and improved
self. What now? In addition to the time you’ll need immediately after surgery to
recover both physically and mentally, there are some long-term things you must
consider to make sure you are realistic about the amount of time your recovery
Focusing on your workout and diet routine is essential to having the best results
after a body contouring procedure. All too often, people who have a tummy tuck
or liposuction stay in recovery mode too long after their procedures and end up
gaining weight. Sometimes, their ability to fit into a smaller dress size makes
people think it’s okay to have that morning doughnut or skip their workout.
Nothing could be further from the truth.
Almost everyone has heard stories about people spending thousands of dollars
on surgery only to gain all their weight back. You should be looking at plastic
surgery as a life change, not just a body change. Exercise, weight loss, and
healthy habits are all part of the life-changing experience that plastic surgery can
be. Immediately after you are cleared by your surgeon (usually in four to six
weeks), you need to get back to the gym and into a regular workout routine that includes strenuous physical exercise at least three times a week, combined with watching dietary habits and the weight on the scale.
Learn more about what you’ll need to do to maintain your new and improved body by getting your own copy of, “Making the Cut” available for purchase on Amazon.