CaliKat

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

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  • 658 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 2 discussions
  • 650 comments
  • 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

Botched TT... revision here I come!

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

This community is where I learned about necrosis and the treatment of it. I'm so glad that I found this site for the support and information! READ COMMENT

Glad you caught it! :) I posted on my review (the original botched surgery review and my revision) about my episode. READ COMMENT

Hell & back is absolutely true! I'm so glad to be healed and able to take a bath, jacuzzi or whatever I want now! READ COMMENT

Awww, thanks! It's amazing where my pics or story pop up and I have no clue! lol READ COMMENT

That's true, everything happens for a reason! I do wish that Dr. Kim would have learned from her mistake on me but now I've found out about a couple more cases (friends of friends) that she has also botched. ugh! I feel so bad that... READ COMMENT