Location: Portland, OR
Member since 1/28/2013


  • 6 total posts
  • 1 review
  • 1 question

Reviews & Stories

Four Leaf Regret - Portland, OR

A number of years ago I thought it'd be a great idea to get a matching wrist tattoo with the person I was dating at the time. Fast forward to 2012 (and now 2013). Yeah, not the brightest idea. Ironically I have a fair amount of tattoos, this one being quite small, though being that it is on my wrist it serves as a constant reminder of how much I hate it (and regret ever doing it). I've... READ MORE

Questions from Stark_Sprinkle

Is There an Optimal Waiting Period Between Tattoo Laser Removal Sessions? (photo)

Upon scheduling my 2nd appt I was asked if I wanted to wait 4, 6, or 8 wks. I'm guessing this is just a formality for those confined by the financial obligation? Now it has me... READ MORE

Recent comments from Stark_Sprinkle

If you're not able to use numbing cream they should be able to numb you with ice (and give you ice to take with you as soon as you're done). My dr had a nifty little ice roller that she applied in between lasers that was helpful. Just... READ COMMENT

I had very very similar feelings. I was pretty nervous to start the process. I think it's very normal to feel this way, simply because we don't know what to expect. I wasn't offered numbing cream (I think because of the type of laser... READ COMMENT

So glad to read your story, 5coopersest2004. Congrats on starting your story before you start treatment, I'm new to Real Self myself--this is a really great resource! There is so much comfort in talking with folks that share similar... READ COMMENT

Wow, I really feel for you! I can't imagine how much turmoil such a large piece has caused you. :( I'm sorry that you're having to endure all of this. I wish you the best of luck. Keep us photo updated! Take care. READ COMMENT