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Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 04-12-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,698
Posted By Hazelsmrf
Grazing for me too. If I go with the "protein...

Grazing for me too. If I go with the "protein first" rule then my sleeve rocks. If i choose to eat crackers or something then I can get in quite a lot of calories of that. If I ate many small...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-26-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 280,301
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I come home tomorrow! I was never in any...

I come home tomorrow! I was never in any unbearable pain at any moment of my surgery, my first 24 hours of my VSG were more painful than any single day after this surgery. I didn't even use any...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-24-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,348
Posted By Hazelsmrf
No they're webber naturals and they're capsules...

No they're webber naturals and they're capsules with powder in them. They don't make me choke so that's good. I'm just now switching back to GNC's Ultra Mega multi so if I can choke those down I...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-24-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,348
Posted By Hazelsmrf
ok is it 400-500mg of calcium or 500-600mg? ...

ok is it 400-500mg of calcium or 500-600mg? Because my pills are 200mg, so am I better to take 2 pills 4 times a day, or can I do 3 pills 3 times a day.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-23-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 280,301
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I sent him naked pictures for his opinion and...

I sent him naked pictures for his opinion and quote, and then I had my PCP prescribe the necessary pre-op blood tests that needed to be sent to him 4-6 weeks prior to my surgery. Oh and I had to...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 280,301
Posted By Hazelsmrf
Yeah, price definitely wasn't the ONLY reason I...

Yeah, price definitely wasn't the ONLY reason I chose to go to Dr Sauceda in Mexico, I do think he's one of the best of the best in reconstructive surgery after massive weight loss... but it sure...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-22-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 280,301
Posted By Hazelsmrf
My cost was 17300$, that quote included the...

My cost was 17300$, that quote included the thighs, lower body lift, breast lift and implants, arm lift, stay at the clinic, 12 nights at the hotel, and 600$ reimbursement in airfare. Oh...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-21-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 280,301
Posted By Hazelsmrf
Sorry about that! I'll have to repost the...

Sorry about that! I'll have to repost the pictures, I'm on an ipad so my usual right click -show picture to find out the actual URL isn't working well. I'll repost the pics when I can figure that...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 280,301
Posted By Hazelsmrf
So far I couldn't have asked for a better...

So far I couldn't have asked for a better experience. I have met some wonderful people here who were having surgeries at the same time, one of them is leaving today and I'm sad because I'm sure...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-15-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 280,301
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I'm leaving in 7 hours for the airport! I'll...

I'm leaving in 7 hours for the airport! I'll have markup tomorrow night, then surgery on monday morning! The stress/fear hasn't hit me yet, I'm sure during markup it'll become "real".
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 01-28-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 280,301
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I guess about everything but face work or an...

I guess about everything but face work or an upper body lift, which they can't do at the same time as the lower body anyways :)
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 01-28-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 280,301
Posted By Hazelsmrf
My surgery is scheduled for February 17th, I'm...

My surgery is scheduled for February 17th, I'm getting the large thigh lift, lower body lift, breast lift and implants, and arm lift. Wish me luck! :) I'll be back to let you all know how it...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-08-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 52,462
Posted By Hazelsmrf
5'6", 168 pounds, size 12, or large for pants....

5'6", 168 pounds, size 12, or large for pants. M-L for dresses if they're empire cut (I'm pear shaped). M for shirts. I have a lot of loose skin too, decent muscles.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-30-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 280,301
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I was also really surprised because I'm at 170...

I was also really surprised because I'm at 170 and have been for a few months, my body seems to like this weight. I'm still getting some definition in different parts and other parts getting more...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 10-30-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 280,301
Posted By Hazelsmrf
Yes Dr Sauceda, I sent him my naked pictures...

Yes Dr Sauceda, I sent him my naked pictures (eep!) and just got the quote back. He recommends the long thigh lift with the scar from knee to groin, lower body lift, breast lift and augmentation,...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 10-27-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,004
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I take B12, Zinc, Calcium, and as a multi I do...

I take B12, Zinc, Calcium, and as a multi I do 4X Flintstones Complete per day (in 2 doses). I also take BCAA pre workout, glucosamine post workout, and sometimes fish oil caps but not every day.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-25-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 280,301
Posted By Hazelsmrf
The thought of having the surgery away does not...

The thought of having the surgery away does not bother me, I mean really, Florida or Mexico, it's not really that big of a difference to me from Montreal :) The Mexico prices are better, and his...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-22-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,336
Views: 280,301
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I'll look into Dr Agha too, I'm 20 pounds to my...

I'll look into Dr Agha too, I'm 20 pounds to my goal and it's not pretty, I'm saggy in some lovely places :) I'm probably looking at needing the thigh lift, brachioplasty, lower body lift and...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-09-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,773
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I do toooo, but I tend to do it more online, I...

I do toooo, but I tend to do it more online, I am the one that likes looking at reviews on everything. But I'm also happy that I can finally start to fit into regular sizes and that makes clothes...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-09-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,773
Posted By Hazelsmrf
Well it was 90$ for 2 bras, they weren't the...

Well it was 90$ for 2 bras, they weren't the uber expensive ones but they also weren't the cheap department store brands, it was a bra store. So I was way off on my measurements, I ended up in a...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-09-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,773
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I get to go shopping for a new bra today. My...

I get to go shopping for a new bra today. My boobs they look so... deflated. They are sad shriveled little things. Took my measurements, really surprised to see they recommend a 36B. From a...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-08-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,773
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I don't really pay attention to BMI usually but...

I don't really pay attention to BMI usually but today I finally reached "overweight" status, no longer obese! I started at 50 BMI and now I'm at 29.something :) Feeling really good! I'm not...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-06-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,783
Posted By Hazelsmrf
6-12 months is a setback for sure, but it gives...

6-12 months is a setback for sure, but it gives you time to get your head into the game. The waiting list was 7-10 YEARS here in Quebec, so I went to Mexico and did it self pay. I had the VSG...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-17-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,162
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I did look into yoga but I'm on foot and I...

I did look into yoga but I'm on foot and I couldn't find any good walkable classes nearby. I'll check again in the fall, I have the kids home during the summer so that complicates things a bit, at...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-16-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,162
Posted By Hazelsmrf
199.5, woo woo! So nice to not see a 2 in front...

199.5, woo woo! So nice to not see a 2 in front of that number!

I'm about 5'6", technically I should say 5'5 1/2 because I shrank a bit. I can wear size 0X yoga pants, but I still have...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-08-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,162
Posted By Hazelsmrf
Quick update on me, today marks 7 months since...

Quick update on me, today marks 7 months since my vertical sleeve gastrectomy. Yesterday I stepped on the scale and saw that I'm down 100.1 pounds since surgery day :) So happy! Here's a before...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-10-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,702
Posted By Hazelsmrf
2 days ago was my 6 month mark since surgery, so...

2 days ago was my 6 month mark since surgery, so here's a progress photo :) I'm down 89 pounds since surgery day.
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Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 04-27-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,348
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I love the Premier Protein ready to drink shakes....

I love the Premier Protein ready to drink shakes. They're 160 calories, 30 grams of protein (about 6 grams of BCAA), 1g sugar (5g carbs - 3g fiber) and 3g fat. I've not yet found a powdered...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 04-26-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,348
Posted By Hazelsmrf
The calcium I take is Webber Naturals Calcium...

The calcium I take is Webber Naturals Calcium Citrate capsules. They're 200mg each so I take them 2 at a time, and space the doses apart 2 hours. They work well for me but I guess that would be...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 04-26-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,245
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I know you can get cold when you're not eating...

I know you can get cold when you're not eating enough calories. Well I mean when you're eating less calories than your body thinks it needs, if you have fat stores obviously you have energy...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 04-26-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,207
Posted By Hazelsmrf
Makes sense since fluids would count as lean body...

Makes sense since fluids would count as lean body mass, so if you're dehydrated you'd have less lean body mass and a higher % of body fat accordingly.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-26-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I think the least carb ones are the Mixed Berry...

I think the least carb ones are the Mixed Berry Bliss and the PB&J bars, they both contain 0 sugar alcohols, and 4g of carbohydrate after subtracting fiber.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 04-25-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,347
Posted By Hazelsmrf
Mmm maybe i'll give it a shot, melted ice cream...

Mmm maybe i'll give it a shot, melted ice cream sounds pretty sweet but I do love mint chocolate chip ice cream (or I did pre surgery, haven't had any ice cream since!). It's a bit more calories...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 04-25-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,207
Posted By Hazelsmrf
Do you know what your body fat % is, it must be...

Do you know what your body fat % is, it must be fairly low to have that much definition. Do you show abs too?
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 04-25-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,207
Posted By Hazelsmrf
How do you not have saggy batwings after losing...

How do you not have saggy batwings after losing 150 pounds! Jealous!
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 04-25-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,347
Posted By Hazelsmrf
So many of you do the mint cookie mix, is it...

So many of you do the mint cookie mix, is it very sweet? Do you make it with milk or water? How many calories is it for how much protein?

I've yet to find a powdered protein that I don't find...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 04-25-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,207
Posted By Hazelsmrf
I would have probably done the burger and just...

I would have probably done the burger and just eaten the patty. Then again I'm not sure exactly how greasy that sucker was :)

What am I doing today? As little as possible! I'm having a way...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 04-23-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,207
Posted By Hazelsmrf
No, that's a big reason why I chose the sleeve...

No, that's a big reason why I chose the sleeve is the ability to still use NSAIDs. I know the potential for ulcers is increased due to the smaller size, but I've never in my life had issues with...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 04-23-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 5,207
Posted By Hazelsmrf
My legs are so sooooore today. All of my leg...

My legs are so sooooore today. All of my leg lifts yesterday increased. In one week I've added 40 pounds to my squats, ouch. My arms are still weaklings.

Today's exercise is just walking. ...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 04-22-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,347
Posted By Hazelsmrf
So far I've been good at not allowing myself to...

So far I've been good at not allowing myself to ever go above 800 cals per day, and I DO log everything I put in my mouth, so that does kind of put a limit on the amount of snack I could do. I do...
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