How old are you?
I am 51 years old.
Are you a mother?
Why did you decide to have surgery?
The surgery affected me in many ways. Firstly in my overall appearance. With that, I felt more confident. Last but not least, with that new found confidence, I’m striving to better myself with a new career in the health / fitness Industry among much more!
What made you choose Dr. Tutela as your surgeon?
What made me choose Dr Tutela as my surgeon for my Mommy Makeover, was his overwhelming knowledge in his craft along with his ability to make me feel at ease for such an evasive procedure.
Did you hesitate participating in the photoshoot at all? If so, why?
I wouldn’t say that there was hesitation per say, I just wanted to make my family aware of my new opportunity before agreeing to the billboard.
What would you say gives you confidence?
What gives me the most confidence is having my body in the best shape it could be in. Then it grows from there.
How did you feel going into the day of the photoshoot? Nervous? Excited? Why?
I felt very excited on the drive into the photo shoot. I felt confident in the outfits I had chosen special for the shoot. I felt slightly nervous, I was assuming I was the oldest of the women selected and I wanted to make Dr. Tutela and his practice proud.
Have you modeled before? If so, have you modeled in lingerie before? How was this shoot different than other photoshoots you have been involved in?
I had never modeled before the shoot.
What are you going to do with the photos you receive from the shoot?
I will be using the photos from the photo shoot on my fitness account on Instagram and wherever I feel it could be of good use.
What was your favorite moment of the day?
My most favorite moment of the day was the group picture with Dr Tutela and all the beautiful girls. We had so much fun.
Did the photoshoot go as you thought it would or were there some surprising elements to the day?
The photo shoot went just as I thought it would have. We had the best make up artists, stylist and hairstylist in the city. What was a nice surprise was the gift of a gym bag with all the goodies in it!
What did you take away from the photoshoot? (new friends, confidence, fun times, sense of accomplishment, pride, etc.)
I was glad to have met and made friends with some of the most beautiful patients of Dr. Tutela’s. My take away from the shoot was I proved to myself I’m never too old to make a change, to feel beautiful and confident after some darker times. That is not a cliché .. if you put you mind to it, the sky’s the limit. And as it stands, I’ll be on a billboard 25 ft in the sky representing Tutela Plastic Surgery