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Old 07-31-2014, 11:34 AM   #1
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I tried girdles but they didn't seat well with me. When I ate, the food would stay on my chest the whole day, sometimes I was close to puking.

So, please girls, tell me if there exists a mechanism to keep the fleshy flower flat.

Thanks!
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Old 08-01-2014, 10:38 AM   #2
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I've tried spanx before, when I was wearing a really fitted dress. However, it's nowhere near comfortable for me so I stick to highwaisted panties when I wear dresses and skirts and ones that sit below my belly button when I'm wearing pants.
My only requirements for the lower half is for it to be comfortable. I tend to go for cotton and avoid anything that does any pressure on my belly. I also try to buy clothes that I'm comfortable wearing. What I mean by that is that if it's fitted and I'm concerned about the rolls, I won't buy it.
My rule of thumb is: tight upper half = loose lower half and loose lower half = tight upper half.

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Old 08-03-2014, 05:19 AM   #3
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I find that underwear made specifically as tummy control actually has the opposite effect on me. It digs into my waist and accentuates the bulging belly. I have to wear undies whose band sits immediately below the belly button. But everyone's belly button is a little different but try it. I have good luck with GAP undies and at Kohls briefs.
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Old 08-03-2014, 06:22 AM   #4
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I like Spanx (try the cheap knock offs at Walmart) and the key is to go up a size! I normally wear a large in regular clothes so I chose an XL. It's still tight enough to slim and smooth, and since it's a size up it doesn't feel like it's strangling me. LOL I had a "battle" with myself over the size thing but I'm so pleased with how I look I quickly got over it BTW the kind I like is the one with the legs down to the knees up to the waist with straps but no built in bra....I HATE built in bras!
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Old 08-03-2014, 11:22 AM   #5
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I like the open bust long leg styles, that have shoulder straps but you wear your own bra.
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Old 08-03-2014, 06:08 PM   #6
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I've been thinking of getting something like spanx to smooth over the bumps I'm getting via looser skin in the tummy....but how the heck do you go to the bathroom? I just envision having to take EVERYTHING off or wrestling with myself in the stall.
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Old 08-03-2014, 08:37 PM   #7
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These are great. Lightweight, comfortable and easy to use the restroom while wearing them:

http://www.maidenform.com/intimates/...slimmer-m12627
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