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Excess flabby skin

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Pastamancer Mon 03-Aug-15 09:55:09

I've lost 1st since having DD2 and annoyingly haven't dropped a dress size yet. I think this is partly because I have a flabby belly still. I have lost weight from there but still have the same amount of skin. It just kind of hangs down and if you grab a handful there is nothing behind it.

Is there anything I can do to get rid of this?

flanjabelle Mon 03-Aug-15 09:56:21

Watching because I'm in the same situation after losing 37lbs.

nottheOP Mon 03-Aug-15 13:21:35

Beyond a tummy tuck, not really. Unless it's a very extreme example, it is so much more noticeable to you than anyone else.

My tummy is a porridge like consistency on the couple of inches below the belly button.sad I hate it but still wore a bikini on holiday grin

A tan, fake or otherwise helps

MrsMook Wed 05-Aug-15 22:51:58

Ds1 trashed my belly. Going from a 27 to a 43 inch waistline in less than 9 months definitely exceeded my elastic limits as Newton would have described it. In the 2 years since DS2 was born, some of the excess wrinkles of skin have improved subtly. I've got a lovely high waisted bikini that balances covering the worst of it with showing off the fruits of my hard work in losing the surplus weight from the pregnancies.

I doubt that I'll get much further by natural means though.

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