321 Katina

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


  • 750 total posts
  • 2 reviews
  • 2 discussions
  • 4 questions

Reviews & Stories

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 through hell and back with the rollercoaster ride that was my recovery from my TT so smooth sailing... READ MORE

AS SEEN ON BOTCHED!!! 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, excited... scared some more. lol We show up to the place where the TT is to be performed & I'm taken... READ MORE

Questions from 321 Katina

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 321 Katina

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 321 Katina

Thank you! I'm doing great. I hope you hear back soon with good news. Fingers crossed! READ COMMENT

I am done... yay! It took about a year and 4 months for me to heal but that's because my doctor abandoned me and I didn't have anyone caring for me because my husband was laid off and we didn't have insurance. The wound care place is... READ COMMENT

Good to know about the re-run... I don't have TV (just Roku) so I can't watch it but I can let my friends know that missed it. lol I purchased season 2 so that I was able to see my episode. lol Good luck on your surgery, I'm sure it... READ COMMENT

How strange that somebody would post on here today. It just came up on my time hop on FB that it was 3 years ago today that I had this surgery. If only I had known then what I do now... wow! Thanks for reading, I know it's a lot but... READ COMMENT

I think if you click on my name it shows what reviews I have. I have a revision review which is the revision that I had done on Botched. READ COMMENT