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Answered 2008-02-27 14:20:40

I am 4 weeks post-op (love handles and abs) and just now I am experiencing the pins and needles feeling. I slept (or atleast tried to) for the first time last night without the compression garment and I won't be doing the same tonight. I go for massages every other day, both ultrasound and hand, and they still hurt like crazy. Today was number 18 and I think I'm going to wait for the nerves to finish "waking up." The results are incredible, I had 16 pounds removed (I'm 6'2"), and the love handles are gone, as well as the belly. Would I do it again, yeah, but would dread it greatly. Not to say that misery loves company, but I feel much better to know I am not alone in this long and slow recovery.

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