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


  • 422 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 2 discussions
  • 4 questions

Reviews by CaliKat

My TT Journey with Necrosis, Debridement, Holes & a Wound Vac... oh my! - 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

Revision After my Tummy Tuck Left Me with Holes, Ken Doll FUPA, Back Fat Flaps and No Belly Button! - Newport Beach, CA

I am very excited and nervous about my upcoming TT revision. I am hoping that my recovery will be smooth and what seems like common around here because my recovery from my TT was anything but that! Click here to read my Tummy Tuck review. lol Lord knows that myself and my family have been... 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

2nd drain removed at day 43 post op & no showers until day 52 days! Is this common? (photo)

Is this common? Could the drains have cause an infection leading to necrosis? Both drains were painful to be removed but the 2nd one was definitely more painful. Also, the 2nd... 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

On camera audition for the E! t.v. show Botched!

I contacted the E! t.v. show Botched about my TT / apron surgery gone bad.  At first I received a regular blanket email back but then I received a call and an invitation... READ MORE

Recent comments from CaliKat

Awesome! And I can't believe it's going to get even better when the swelling goes down! READ COMMENT

My surgery was botched so bad thst I was able to get a revision. I started a review about it. I should have even better pics coming in the next week or two. :) READ COMMENT

Looks like so much of that lose skin was removed! Yay! READ COMMENT

Looking forward to reading about your journey. Our stats were about the same when I went in for my original TT. I'm about 5'1" and I was 186 pre op. READ COMMENT

I'm so glad that you were able to find another doctor to go to that took great care of you. That's something that I should have done during the recovery from my TT and maybe I would have had the same results as you. Instead I ended up... READ COMMENT