ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

I had been taking BioTech Cal-Citrate for my calcium supplements for years but I am not able to find them anywhere now. I would appreciate it if the Community could recommend calcium supplements that come in the smallest sized capsules since I have a d


ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

Does anyone know the story with Mexicali Bariatric Center? Dr. Ungson was doing the DS there taking the place of Dr. Aceves. Now Dr. Esquerra is performing the DS at MBC. Has anyone had a DS with Dr. Esquerra? Is he a highly recommended DS surgeon in M


ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago

How many of you had butt implants with your LBL?  Is it necessary to get these to get a natural look?  Do some plastic surgeons automatically put these in?  I'm having a LBL, flankplasty, arm lift and upper eye lids done soon by Dr. Capella and wonderi


ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago

Well, I know that all of you are the only people that would understand and sadly laugh with (and at) me.  I have been dating and met a really nice guy.  He just spent $350.00 on a beautiful and romantic dinner for the two of us at one of NYC's most rev


ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Increasing Triglycerides with lowered Total Choles - Since my revision from VS to DS a little over a year ago, my cholesterol has dropped from 230 to 171 however my triglycerides are climbing rapidly from 70 to 146 a week ago.  Has a...

ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Personal Goal Achieved!!! - I reached my personal goal today of 120-- well actually went under -- and now at 119.6!  My body fat was tested with two techniques and I'm at 18.6/19.0% (down from 52%) dependi...

ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Suggestions for lowering PTH? - All's good with my labs except a couple of areas.  The PTH remaining at 82 is the main concern.  I have been diligent on my calcium (calcium citrate 500 mg x4 spread throughout ...

ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Stopping Vites Before Labs? - I'm having my labs done on Wednesday morning.  How many days before should I stop all the vites and supplements?  Not sure if one day or two.  Thanks!!

ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Article on DS vs other types WLS with Nicola Scopi -     Thought I knew all things DS...just learned many more aspects!!     http://bariatrictimes.com/on-the-air-withnicola-scopinaro-md/

ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Much elevated cholesterol and triglycerides at 3 m - Is this possible?  I thought that most DS's have very low cholesterol readings.  The rest of my labs came out OK, I think, have to speak with my PCP.  Following are my numbers: ...

ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Last and Final... - 10 pounds!  it seems like it's taking longer than it should.  I have lost about 20 pounds since May (after stabilizing at the same weight for a year with the VSG and then starte...

ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Looking for good unflavored protein - Happy Wednesday y'all! Is there a good unflavored protein that I can use in coffee that is truly tasteless and does not thicken the coffee?

ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
So Obsessed! - With the dang scale.  I even have the professional separate platform version which cost $700.00 used at WW and J**** Craig which weighs to the nearest  1/10 of a pound.  I weigh...

ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Pools of 'orange'.... - So, I know TMI, but I'm sure DS'ers understand.  I do eat a lot of fat and protein.  I usually go to the bathroom about three times in the morning and it's mostly pools of 'oran...

ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
NO hunger with just Sleeve but much hunger with fu - I am two weeks out revision from Sleeve to full DS.  One striking difference is hunger.  With just the sleeve, I was not hungry most of the time.  With the DS revision, I'm hung...

ladybug513 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Heavier after DS Surgery??? - I had my DS surgery a week ago and I was up 1 pound when I returned home.  In the past week, I've been getting my water in as I can and eat mainly 500-700 calories or whatever p...
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