Remaining Young At Heart - Dallas, TX

You make my dreams come true as You Make Me Feel...

You make my dreams come true as You Make Me Feel So Young!
Not sure how you feel about it? Are you a little mixed up? Hiding from your reality? Don't know what to do? Do you feel yourself going around and around and upside down? Is the magic gone from your life? Or are you throwing your hands up in the air? I feel so young ! Thanks to the miraculous workings of Doctor Chris Himmelheber in the Dallas office. It has already been 6 months since my Life Style Lift procedure. A lot of changes! This one was the first step of many more to come. An awakening in the surprise treasure of feeling Young at Heart! A lasting kick to my ego! I feel like dancing the night away and playing hide 'n' seek and picking up forget-me-nots! Oh what Joy I am feeling as I see the looks and hear the many compliments. I'm told that I have a glow about me. 

I have noticed that when people are around me they just start to smile! I think I must be contagious! As that is the crazy thing that I do ! I can't keep from smiling! I think I am finally understanding what others are seeing in me! Not only physically but mentally as well! It is a lasting feeling that you can't take away from me. I didn't realize just how much I needed a lift in life.. It must be something I missed along the road or did I misplace or just loose it? I have been in a rut! I didn't call it living, I just existed. Are you hiding from your reality? My self esteem was damaged I needed a kick start! I felt that a madness had taken control of how I was feeling about myself. This Cinderella was afraid that I was going to crash and burn and turn into ash! Cinderella had lost her Que Serra! Serra! . Or maybe I just missed placed it? I desperately wanted it back! I didn't know how to find it! Oh If I only had a brain! I needed rescued from the deep dark forest of uncertainty and madness that had established it’s self within my life. Was it my age? Or was there more to it? I felt that I needed a key to unlock his mystery! 

Then suddenly, from out of the blue it came to me in a dream the song Young at Heart! I recalled from my past the uplifting song, and how It had uplifted me to places I had never been before .I soon realized that the song was the light directing me to the fulfillment of my needs. A guiding light, that pointed the way to the beginning of a renewed outlook. But like most god things the song soon lost some of its magic for me as life became even more difficult. I began to crave something more. It suddenly dawned on me that what I craved was a new out look on life. I asked a friend what should I do? She said get a Lift! A Life Style Lift! What a brilliant idea! Why didn't I think of this sooner? I didn't hesitate or do any research as I just took my friends advice and made the appointment. I just knew it was what I needed to do! . 

 After making the appointment. Cinderella had a few weeks to ponder her decision. I felt that the stresses in life that I had been under had caused me to age faster than I had anticipated.I didn't like how my best feature, my eyes, were beginning to look droopy! I also felt that my jaw line and forehead had begun too show signs of aging as well. I made a list of questions and concerns to ask my doctor .I felt prepared, but nervous as this was going to be a big step for me, not only financially but mentally as I had never done anything life this before! I never imagined that I would be even considering such a procedure. I always felt that I would just grow old gracefully and embrace it! Really? Naaahh!! What was I thinking! I didn't realize then how important my self esteem and out look on life would affect how I was feeling about myself. I had high hopes that I would get a good doctor. My only concern was that I didn't want to get a One Line Wonder and be all messed up! 

 The day of the appointment arrived. I had a long drive ahead of me and it had been sometime since I had driven in heavy traffic. I arrived 10 minutes early but with a small mishap. I had managed to spill my Strawberry slush on my skirt! I was distressed as I couldn't go home and change. There wasn't enough time! I was fortunate that I had worn a long jacket to cover my exposed self as I had to remove my skirt as it was literally soaked .After leaving the bathroom, my frustration caused me to inadvertently enter into the post op door of Life style Lift.Oh If I only had a brain! I was the only one there- but I did see the desk where I was told when I made my appointment to sign in. A little latter I kept seeing people coming in with some sort of mask on and an attendant would call their name and they would go off into another room and not come back! Abracadabra! I just thought that they must have had an earlier appointment than I did and were still being looked at! I had no idea how big their offices were. I had waited for what seemed like a long,long time! I was beginning to wonder will I ever get there? 

 But I wasn't too worried as I was in a big city doctor's office and realized from past experience in Doctor's offices that sometimes you have to wait awhile before getting seen. More time had passed and I suddenly realized that I had waited there for 3 hrs before someone in a surgical mask entered in and informed me that I was at the wrong door! This silly mistake caused me to not meet with my doctor on that day. I was upset with myself for not realizing this sooner! I was asked if I wanted to make a new appointment, but I declined as I didn't want to make another stressful drive the next day. I felt some confusion as I was rushed through the process. But I was so very grateful for the informed attendants and nurses as they were very helpful to me in making what became a stressful situation much easier. . Their kindness and upbeat attitude made up for my unpleasant mistake of entering into the wrong room. I have to wonder if I am the only one who made this same mistake? Or was it just my strange set of circumstances? Or is it because I don't have a brain? I would suggest for the new patient that you place some catchy cute signage stating which room you are in and which direction you should go! Some changes you have control over,others you don't. 

But You can pick how you handle it. So live in the moment as the moment may come and go. You certainly don't want to miss it! You only live once! You might not get another chance! I highly recommend getting a new lift in life! A Lifestyle change!. You'll be surprised at the changes you'll be feeling in your heart and the outlook that you will have. I don't know about you, but I want to remain Young at Heart. I highly recommend this new way of feeling about yourself. Don't wait ! Don't hesitate! You don't want to be left like dust in the wind! Or even worse forgotten! Or be the one who gets the boot in life! So don't close your eyes or refuse to see that Life is short! So why not come join me in a Coconut tree! Where way up high, life is sunny and the sky is blue! Or rather if you live in East Texas like I do, an old oak will have to do..

Ps. I know I'll be turning another year older this week and I feel like I'm moving forward closer to being unforgettable again as I have always been As I celebrate my birthday on this memorable weekend! I have to do a double take as I'm surprised and thrilled with joy as I look back and think about how I felt before and the way I feel now! I sometimes have to pinch myself when I look in the mirror! I see my reflection in the mirror and smile as my pleasure is doubled from who I used to be! And I ask, Is that me that I see? And suddenly realizing that it is the renewed me! Oh what a treasure I see! I'm sure you don't want to be the one who is forgotten and left behind without a lift! No one wants to carry their own boots and saddle. So why not grab life by the horns! So that you can ride in style with a new Life Style Lift! Just ask this Cinderella if fairy tales really do come true! He made my dream come true! And Yes! It can happen to you too! I have High Hopes that the best is yet to come! Thank you Dr Himmelheber for being my Prince Charming.






All I can say is Thank you Doctor H ! You made My Dream Come True!


A treasure of surprise as this Cinderella received a Prince Charming! Some one to hold her slipper! Some one to watch over her to make sure she was going to be alright. A true blue gentleman! He appeared to be so very happy and excited about his love of his work. He seemed to have the “world lassoed with a rope, all the while, hanging on a rainbow, with the rope relaxed around his finger. His expert knowledge about all of the available different procedures convinced me that I needed the Life style lift. After the surgery, my skin within a few weeks felt like a new born babe! I was in effect reborn again as I felt so young that I even felt like a tot running across a meadow picking up forget me nots!

Loving this afterlife!

My Birthday celebration 6 months after surgery

A play list of songs

My play list of songs that made me think of my experience from my LSL--- I hope you like and enjoy!
Young At Heart by Frank Sinatra
Abracadabra by Steve Miller Band
You make my dreams come true by Hall and Oats
Ive Got you Under my Skin ---Frank Sinatra
Hope ---Jack Johnson
More Than a Memory---Deja Vu
I'm a little mixed up by Diana Krall
Madness by Muse
You Make Me Feel So Young by Frank Sinatra
Must Be Something I Missed by Kenny Chesney
Another Memory---Wilson Philips
Too Marvelous For Words by Frank Sinatra
High Hopes Frank Sinatra
Magic Man by Heart
I Feel a Change Comin on by Bob Dylan
Dust in the wind By Kansas
Stay by Rihanna
Anticipation by Carly Simon
Wrapped up in You By Garth Brooks
Wake me up ---Nora Jones
Can't you see--Marshall Tucker Band
Hope by Jack Johnson
Doctor My Eyes by Wilson Philips
Up Around the Bend by Creedence Clearwater Revival
I Get a Kick Out of You by Frank Sinatra
Coconut Tree-- Willie nelson& Kenny Chesney
Stories Don't End by Dawes
Living in the After life By Eric Hutchinson I recommend This should be the next theme song for Life Style Lift
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OOOHh nooo! If I only had a brain!

Sorry not really an update been having computer problems! ugggh-- It is bad when you are attempting to wrap things up! I noticed that one of my pictures had disappeared! Like Magic! So I borrowed a wand and abracadabra! I think I'm all set again! I will update when I have a new picture by the end of the month. Thank you so much! Cindy Barry

Sometimes you feel like a nut! but have you ever felt like a vegetable?

Coming out of our Idiot! from Head to toe. Check out my new ride! Me and baby blue
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The meeting with my Doctor: I was assigned. to a Dr H .I was surprised and some what confused when I first saw his face! He looked so young! I was expecting someone older! But my trepidation soon waned and became a blessing, a true treasure of surprise, as this Cinderella felt that she received a Prince Charming! Doctor in My Eyes tell me what you see? Is this a surprise? It is for me! Dr H explained what was happening to my eyes as well as my chin and forehead! He answered all of my questions with a gentle touch. His demeanor bode such an excited joy of confidence that he seemed to have the world lassoed with a rope, all the while hanging on a rainbow, with the rope relaxed around his finger. I got the strong impression that this guy really knew his stuff! I could not have hoped for anything better. His expert knowledge about all of the available different procedures convinced me that I needed the Life Style Lift! A chin implant, Removal of the skin on my eyelids that caused my droopy eyes and laser across my face. After the surgery, When I awoke I Was All Wrapped Up. I certainly didn't feel like I spent the day at the beach! I felt up and down and all around and even upside down! I felt tight and couldn't breathe! I was experiencing claustrophobia.This was one of my concerns and questions that I had asked Doctor H. I quickly recalled what Dr H had told me to do .And guess what? It worked! I felt no pain even though all I took was an extra strength Tylenol! I just slept a lot! The only hard part for me was all of the wrapping and not feeling that I was getting my hair clean enough! I kept washing my hair over and over and over again. The truly miraculous discovery that I noticed was my skin! Within a few weeks it felt so soft to the touch, like a new born babe! I was in effect reborn again. Not just physically, but mentally as well. I felt so young that I wanted to run like a tot across a meadow picking up forget me nots! All I can say is Thank you Doctor H ! You made My Dream Come True!

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
3 out of 5 stars Payment process
3 out of 5 stars Wait times
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Thank you for your fabulous updates! How are you doing now?

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Well, I commented on your magnificent story a couple months ago. My own lower face and neck lift seems to have gone very well. My profile is amazing in comparison to prior LSL. I JUST had the upper eyes done 6 days ago. It is going well. (concerned a little about bumps below eye-on upper cheeks sort of. Will they disappear? I drove to church 2 days post and to a meeting the next day. (This is NOT to say , I had no bruising, but that is disappearing now. I did not have lower eyes 'cause I just do not have room in my life for much down time. Which reminds me, I am a professional storyteller and YOU, my dear should consider attending the National Storytellers Conference/Convention in Jonnesbourgh, (sp) ,Tennessee. You are wonderful, entertaining, informative, and can hold the attention of the reader/listener. Look-up National Storytelling Conventions. You DO qualify. You could tell a story on your face-lift experience. Congratulations on looking so good.
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Well, sounds like you and I each had doctors who are TOPS--the best--. Mine was/is Dr. Michael Rodriguez, Ft. Lauderdale and also an office in Davie, Florida. He, also, takes every personal concern into consideration and looks SO young. Says he has a bit done on his own face--to advertise...? Don't know, but, his bedside manners get 5 stars.
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Cinderella, you look great and is good to hear from someone 7 months along. I've made it 2 months on a re-do and is still looking good, hope I can say that at 7 months. All the best to you-
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You sound so happy that you made this decision. You look a great as you sound. I am so happy for you. I am only five weeks and very happy with my decision also.
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Glad that you are happy but at $15,000.00+ you probably could have this mini-facelift done by a real plastic surgeon (ie- not an ENT) at an accredited facility (ie- sterile) as opposed to a office room in an office park.
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Let me add that a mini-face lift, which is what the Lifestyle Lift is, is also performed by the vast majority of plastic surgeons for $4000 to $5000. How much did you put on credit dear?
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I told my doc during the revision that the other doctors here call it a mini-lift. He answered very sternly that it was NOT a mini-lift. I tend to agree that it IS just a minilift. I couldv'e had a full face and brow lift done by a PS in a hospital for 13,600. This lady paid an awful lot and I can't find in this story exactly what all was done! I have a song too, Amy Winehouse' "Rehab" except it would go "They tried to make me go to Lifestyle but I said no no no!"
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I take it that after the revision you are not a happy camper. Is that correct. I am so sorry to hear that.
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Hi Connie, So far the revision is up to expectations, I look great , for now....people complain that it doesn't last so that is the fear. I've made it to 6 weeks, last time made it barely to 4 weeks. It's a horrific procedure and the emotional trauma is a bit much. I just can't recommend this to anyone.
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I'm saddened that you had a bad experience. We all are different and as result heal differently and react differently to certain situations. Unfortunately we don't know the future but we can pray about it and let the Father handle our stresses for us.Praying for you that the rest of your experience is a remarkable, mirriacioulus,experience and that you will feel much better about it all after you heal!
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I should have prayed about it before I did it! I have prayed over much less important things and have wondered why I never prayed about this....perhaps because I felt it was vain and a poor use of resources? Thank you for your prayers, you're very kind
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Keep us posted. I hope it remains with the good results you now have.
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I was told that the lifestyle lift procedure, will last for 10 years. You said yours last 6 weeks? I will have mine in 3 weeks, but I still have time to cancel.
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I don't really understand what you are saying. did you have this procedure a second time because it didn't hold or stay in place. Please explain. I am 60 and thinking of getting this

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Hi gfb33 I am sorry if I confused you. I was talking about someone here said that her procedure last only 6, that scared me because the Dr. at lifestyle told me it last for about 10 years.
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Victim, If I do anything it is cash. A car, PS, or anything else. I did my homework and made my decision not by price.
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Wow, what a review! I hope you're a writer. Happy Birthday and thank you so much for sharing your story on RealSelf.

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Thank You for the compliment. So glad you like it! But I really don't consider myself a writer as I haven't published anything as of this moment. But a book is in the works! I just think it was a subject that remains dear to me that made the writing come to life with in me And that makes all the difference in what you put on paper. Thank you Angiemcc for the Birthday wishes and the sweet comments !
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