Lisa Ryan- Tummy Tuck Rehab

Today I am speaking with Lisa Ryan, a former high school English teacher who completely changed her career after the birth of her children. Before having children, she was a competitive CrossFit athlete who then struggled postpartum with diastasis recti. Because of her experience, she became a coach to help women avoid experiences like hers. We hear about her coming to terms with getting a tummy tuck to fix her diastasis recti and how she was completely open about her experience leading up to it. With the perspective she gained with her experience, Lisa is able to empathize with so many women.

Lisa is so open about her experience getting surgery and how she’s dealt with it as an athlete. You don’t want to miss this episode!

We talk about: 

-tummy tucks and diastasis repair

-sharing her journey

-knowing when to have surgery

-different types of surgery

-expectations after surgery

-pros and cons of surgery

-setting PRs after tummy tuck

Time Stamps

1:00 Introduction

2:58 working out through significant diastasis

7:30 trying to find answers for DR

14:14 sharing her story and helping others

16:19 deciding to have surgery

23:50 collaborating with doctors  

30:27 immediately after surgery

40:00 hitting PRs in your 40’s

42:28 Tummy Tuck Rehab

50:00 Questions to ask yourself

55:21 rapid fire questions







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