So Cal Mama

Location: So Cal
Member since 3/15/2011


  • 12 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 6 discussions

Reviews & Stories

Mommy Makeover-Getting the Works - Beverly Hills, CA

I am a 36 y/o mommy of a 2 year old son. I've always wanted plastic surgery but thought I would wait until I had children. My husband and I were together for almost 12 year when we found I was pregnant. I carried him just shy of 40 weeks and was in labor for 48hrs! Ugh! He was a whopping 8 pounds 11 ounces. Thank god I had a C-section. Needless to say, the pregnancy took a toll on my body... READ MORE

Discussions started by So Cal Mama

Hypertension and my mommy makeover

I am 36 y/o mother and planning to have my makeover sometime over the summer since I am a teacher and will have the whole break to recover. I have had high blood pressure since... READ MORE

How many plastic surgeons should I consult with?

Planning to have my surgery in the summer and have 3 consultation appointments this week. Is that enough or should I make more appointments? I have done extensive research on... READ MORE

Has anyone used any of these Southern California Plastic Surgeons?

Hi ladies! I have consultations with the following plastic surgeons here in so cal. Anyone ever heard or used any one of them: •Dr. Gabriel Chiu in Beverly Hills •Dr.... READ MORE

Is it proper etiquette to negotiate the price of a Mommy Makeover

Hello Everyone! I met with an awesome PS today, however the price quote that I received is much higher than the amount I set aside. His patient coordinator said she was willing... READ MORE

Am I paying too much?

Hi fellow real selfers! I am planning my MM for June and started going to consultations with PS this week. The surgeon that I like the most wants to do an abdominoplasty, lipo... READ MORE

What to do about medical clearance?

Hi everyone! Had my pre-op today and everything is set for June 28th! Still nervous but my doctor eased my nerves quite a bit today! However, still stressed about one thing!... READ MORE

Recent comments from So Cal Mama

Hi! I'm scheduled for June 28th and I'm trying to shed a few before then too! I've been walking/running for 1 hour at least 3-5 times a week. Trying to incorporate strength training too but need to find the time! Good luck... READ COMMENT

Hi! I totally agree with! It's so embarrassing when people ask if I'm pregnant. I try not to let it bother me but it does. However, it does motivate me to get in shape and want to have this MM! It looks like you and I are the... READ COMMENT

Hi! I thought the same about the pubic lift but maybe he needs to lift mine a little more? Who knows? However, went to another consult today and I liked this new PS too! Decisions, Decisions! Any advice? READ COMMENT

I am a teacher also and to insult to injury I teach middle school! I am hoping to have my MM over the summer which gives me ample time to recover and for the swelling to subside. I also worry about going back in September with two... READ COMMENT

Gave up FB for lent but will definitely do an add when I get to log back on! READ COMMENT