Robin Texasmom

Location: Rockwall, TX
Member since 8/1/2013


  • 230 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 discussion
  • 1 question

Reviews by Robin Texasmom

Hernia Repair with Tummy Tuck - Plano, TX

I'm 48 years old and 5'1" tall. I've had 3 children, my first two at ages 19 and 21. I had my last child at age 38. I've been overweight all of my adult life. In 2011 I had the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG). My highest weight was 236. I've maintained in the 160's for the past year. ... READ MORE

VSG Gave Me a New Life - Plano, TX

I had the VSG on 7-11-11 with Dr. Nick Nicholson in Plano, Texas. He and his staff are wonderful. I'm 48 yrs old and 5'1. My highest weight was 236. On day of surgery I was 212 lbs. I've went from a 3x/20-22 to a 10/12 or M/L top. I'm a slow loser and I'm ok with that. I changed the... READ MORE

Questions from Robin Texasmom

Seroma or something else going on? (photo)

I'm 28 days PO from tummy tuck with hernia repair. I had this seroma or bump area come up at about day 7 on my right side below belly button, It has it's not going down. My... READ MORE

Discussions started by Robin Texasmom

Bio Oil ?

What is the purpose of using Bio Oil on your scars?  And how soon did you start using it?  Does it work well?  Any info you can give I would appreciate it. READ MORE

Recent comments from Robin Texasmom

Thank you. He didn't use the plastic mesh, he used bio mesh. Which is human dermas. No problems at all with it. I was scared of the old mesh you hear so many stories about having to be removed. Good luck. READ COMMENT

I don't know the actual cost of the tummy tuck since my hernia surgery was done with my tummy tuck. Yes I paid much less than if you were to just have the tummy tuck alone without insurance coverage. But I don't know how much it would... READ COMMENT

My scar is soft and I think starting to lighten up more and more. my head I am...but I can't get my body to follow along. It's been so hard to get back into my regular routine of being active since the surgery... READ COMMENT

Yes, it looks much better. I'll post some new photos. READ COMMENT