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Tummy torment - I have two side by side pouches

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Chicinwellies Mon 29-Apr-13 22:50:41

Eek I am now getting to the point that I'm considering drastic action to try to improve the look of my horrible tummy.
My two girls were both 10lb8 and caused huge seperation of my tummy muscles, but youngest is 4 now and I'm still wrinkly, saggy and holding two pouches on my front which is just horrible.
I have slowly lost the baby weight and at 5'4 am happy at 9st, I walk 4-6miles a day and work out three times a week. I eat a balanced diet and am (relatively) happy with the rest of my body, but my tummy, I've tried everything.

Can anyone offer me some advice please? I've considered surgery but I scar really badly and wonder if this would even be worth it.

valiumredhead Mon 29-Apr-13 22:55:46

My friend had amazing results with a cross trainer after having huge twins.

ShotgunNotDoingThePans Mon 29-Apr-13 22:59:29

I'm sorry to have to tell you this, but mine has never recovered since having 11lb 10 oz DD 15 years ago.
Slightly less wrinkly now since losing my gallbladder and gaining a swollen belly, but sadly the world will never see me in a bikini again.
I think only surgery would help - but I'm not prepared to go down that route.

SingingSands Mon 29-Apr-13 23:05:48

I've researched this over and over, my tummy is like a flaccid wrinkly bum hanging off the front of my body. The skin is like corduroy and I hate it. Surgery is the only answer. In the meantime, I hide it under Spanx.

valiumredhead Mon 29-Apr-13 23:09:37

singing my friend's was like that too - the difference after using the cross trainer was amazing. She was also told the only option was surgery.

Chicinwellies Tue 30-Apr-13 14:18:06

What a great response thank you. Semi drastic (only to my bank accout) I have just ordered a cross trainer, and am going to give myself a 6 month plan. If I stick to it, and if I don't see Any improvements to said problem, then I will look at surgery. A few things have happened in my life of late that have made me decide to stop just moaning about things and actually for once act on it. Thanks all x

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