CaliKat

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Location: Menifee, CA
Member since 7/25/2013

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  • 213 total posts
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  • 209 comments
  • 2 questions

Reviews by CaliKat

My TT Journey (Still on It) with Necrosis, Debridement, Holes & a Wound Vac! - Temecula, CA

This has to have been the scariest surgery for me, why.... cause I chose to have it! Thank goodness for the valium the night before, otherwise I'm sure I wouldn't have slept a wink. My surgery was scheduled first thing in the morning, yay, so I wouldn't have all day to be scared, anxious,... READ MORE

Questions from CaliKat

I Had a TT (7 Weeks PO) Where Nearly 12 Lbs Was Removed and I Developed Necrosis?

My PS had me use a cream to lift the dead black tissue up & off. She said it was good because it wasn't that deep although I did have a small hole on my left side at the... READ MORE

Necrosis: When Would You Treat It & How Would You Treat It? (photo)

I would like to know, judging by the pics attached with dates, when would you have treated the necrosis and what would you have done to treat it? READ MORE

Discussions started by CaliKat

Record for having drains in post TT

I'm at day 42 (yah, that's 6 weeks!) with one drain remaining.  The output seems really high 64-109 within 24 hours (especially high while I sleep). It was a BIG TT... READ MORE

Recent comments from CaliKat

Bonnie is doing well, she's closed and the indent doesn't seem quite as deep but Clyde is a stubborn old coot that just doesn't seem to be making any changes. UGH! I have a mud run coming up in a couple of weeks. Guess I'll just have... READ COMMENT

Wow! I would have jumped all over $850 for my revision. Hope it all works out for you. READ COMMENT

Its looking a lot healthier, beefier and nice & narrow. If you had to do a wound vac it would just be to bring the floor up cause it looks pretty narrow. Working out with the vac probably isn't gonna happen though unless maybe you get... READ COMMENT

So sorry to hear about the cost of your revision. I wish doctors would put themselves in our position or what if this happened to their wife or mom. Ugh Hang in there girlie. Maybe all of us necrosis girls can get together and get a... READ COMMENT

I used greens powder and protein powder to help my healing in the beginning. You might want to check into those. I would think working out would help stimulate blood flow so hopefully your doc clears you for your therapy. ;) READ COMMENT