Robin Texasmom

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


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

Reviews & Stories

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 way I eat forever. As a family we eat clean whole foods. No more processed foods or fast foods. I... READ MORE

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. At my 2 year follow up with my WLS surgeon he discovered a hernia. We discussed having my hernia... 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 Maryella. The weight will start falling off. Your body is probably just in shock. And 5.6 lbs is great in 13 days. Good luck. READ COMMENT

Thank you Madame Mimi. :-) READ COMMENT

Thank you Morriswl56. You will do great in surgery. Please don't worry. I was never worried, I was more excited to know I had a chance at a new life. I've never regretted my surgery. Good luck and keep us posted on how you do. READ COMMENT

Thank you so much. READ COMMENT

Thank you Allie. READ COMMENT