Location: Goochland VA
Member since 10/17/2011


  • 145 total posts
  • 3 reviews
  • 1 question

Reviews & Stories

Ok Turning the Big 50 This Year-wanna Have a Fresher Face - Richmond, VA

Im turning 50 this July. I am no stranger to Real Self. I did a mommy makeover in 2011. Im using the same surgeon for my brow, neck, facelift and blepharoplasty. Im worried-I don't want joker lips, and I want to stay true to me. Mainly worried about swelling and bruising- we are travelling a few weeks after the procedure. I see a lot of women suggesting arnicare for the bruising. Is this... READ MORE

47 Had a Mommy Makeover 2 Yrs Ago but Still Have Love Handles - Richmond, VA

So I read about coolsculpting and figured it was worth a try. These stubborn love handles aren't going anywhere! Decided to try it. Went in this morning everyone was nice and made me feel comfortable. Took before pics then started. It stings a bit and then it's ok. The massage after was barely noticeable Not painful Not much to say. Still sore and have bruising on both love handles but... READ MORE

8 weeks post op!

Hello! I am 45 -have 3 children from 15 to 21 and they were all c-sects. I hate my c-sect scar and am excited to have a full tummy tuck to flatten out this tummy! Having lipo on hips and love handles as well. I want them gone! Doing a breast lift with implants at the same time. I am scheduled for 8 am on Nov 2. Any advice would be great!Updated on 19 Oct 2011:Feeling nervous-some days I think... READ MORE

Questions from Rosieposie1

Hole behind ear. How much scarring will I have from this? (Photo)

I am in my 5th week post op and still have this large gap behind my ear. I've already had a staph infection in this and now Dr says it looks good and should be completely... READ MORE

Recent comments from Rosieposie1

My neck is somewhat better- the scars behind my ears have grown in front of my ears now tho. Am looking at having revision work . =( READ COMMENT

Thanks for ur comment. My ears are severely scarred. The scars go all around my earlobe and are visible from the front. I went to another Dr for revision and he said my scars are still so inflamed that I have to wait at least another 6... READ COMMENT

Yes im with you. I'm 49 and have had a rough recovery. I am 3 1/2 months post and still have open scabs on my head from the coronal lift. I had large gaping holes behind my ears which have closed but lumpy and purple. My neck is very... READ COMMENT

PS thought it was fluid kept saying it would drain I asked him to drain it he put in a needle no fluid. Now he says its muscle and may stay that way. I went for lymphatic massages to no change. I'm out of luck on revisions w his... READ COMMENT

Nope perfectly healthy and in shape. Never smoked. Some of this is surgeon error. Skin pulled too tight so skin behind my ears tore. READ COMMENT