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    Default Have you tried this?

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    Before WLS, I only drank water. Loved water. After, not so much. I very rarely drink it. Then I found these, and I'm hooked. I now at least get one bottle of water in each day.
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    Default Re: Have you tried this?

    I don’t know if we have them in Nebraska...approx how much per bottle should I expect to pay if I ordered off internet



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    Gastric Sleeve Member Katrina's Avatar
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    Default Re: Have you tried this?

    I pay right at $2.00 per bottle. They're a bit high, but yummy.
    No pre-op diet
    Day of surgery 11/4/14: 5'4" 213lbs
    1 month: 187
    2 months: 171
    3 months: 155
    4 months: 148
    5 months: 142
    6 months: 136
    7 months: 131
    8 months: 125
    9 months: 120
    10 months: 114
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    1 year: 109
    1.5 years: 105
    2 years: 108
    2.5 years: 102
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    Gastric Sleeve Member Christie13's Avatar
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    Default Re: Have you tried this?

    Yes my sister in law buys them. I think they are great but only usually drink them at family get togethers. I think you can find the around here for about $1.50. I love how it is just a hint of flavor versus a lot of the other flavored waters are overpowering.



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    Default Re: Have you tried this?

    Just wondering, if this is all there is in it, fruit and water, why not make your own infusions?
    Unless of course, it just is very convenient.

    The sweet taste has to come from something though: https://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/Ar...opylene-glycol

    I have never seen it in Europe, but I could be wrong.
    But having read this, I just might try to find my infusion bottle again.
    Thanks for sharing!
    English is not my first language anymore, so I may and do make mistakes in my spelling, or say things oddly. Please ask me, if you want any clarifications.



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    Default Re: Have you tried this?

    Thank you. But, I'm more interested in the Monster 27g protein energy shake box you have behind those. Have never heard of ore seen those before. Can you post a close-up picture of those? Thanks!



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    Gastric Sleeve Member Katrina's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Default Re: Have you tried this?

    Oh yes, my beloved Monster protein shake! I live for these things. I drink one for breakfast and one for lunch then have whatever I want for dinner.

    They are hard to find in the store... only a few gas stations near me have them. But you can buy them on Amazon for $29.99 per case. I pay $43 per case from my neighborhood convenience store. They are delicious!

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    No pre-op diet
    Day of surgery 11/4/14: 5'4" 213lbs
    1 month: 187
    2 months: 171
    3 months: 155
    4 months: 148
    5 months: 142
    6 months: 136
    7 months: 131
    8 months: 125
    9 months: 120
    10 months: 114
    11 months: 111
    1 year: 109
    1.5 years: 105
    2 years: 108
    2.5 years: 102
    3 years: 113
    4 years: 115


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    Gastric Sleeve Member Katrina's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Default Re: Have you tried this?

    Dutch, here's the ingredients. It's a light flavor and not at all overwhelming. I'm not typically a fan of flavored waters, but these are really good.

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    No pre-op diet
    Day of surgery 11/4/14: 5'4" 213lbs
    1 month: 187
    2 months: 171
    3 months: 155
    4 months: 148
    5 months: 142
    6 months: 136
    7 months: 131
    8 months: 125
    9 months: 120
    10 months: 114
    11 months: 111
    1 year: 109
    1.5 years: 105
    2 years: 108
    2.5 years: 102
    3 years: 113
    4 years: 115


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    Default Re: Have you tried this?

    Thanks Katrina!!



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    Default Re: Have you tried this?

    Thanks Katrina!
    O gosh, you guys are so lucky to have all these products available to you!
    I can't buy those things anywhere.
    I would love to buy the Premier protein shakes, they sound sooo good.
    Or the sugar free syrups that you can put in your coffee, I would love to have those in all different flavours...
    English is not my first language anymore, so I may and do make mistakes in my spelling, or say things oddly. Please ask me, if you want any clarifications.



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    Gastric Sleeve Member Katrina's Avatar
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    Default Re: Have you tried this?

    Eh, don't be jealous of the Premiere. I have a whole drawer full of them that have been sitting in there for a year. They're not bad, but they aren't filling either. The shake I drink keeps me full for hours. The premier doesn't do that for me.
    No pre-op diet
    Day of surgery 11/4/14: 5'4" 213lbs
    1 month: 187
    2 months: 171
    3 months: 155
    4 months: 148
    5 months: 142
    6 months: 136
    7 months: 131
    8 months: 125
    9 months: 120
    10 months: 114
    11 months: 111
    1 year: 109
    1.5 years: 105
    2 years: 108
    2.5 years: 102
    3 years: 113
    4 years: 115


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    Default Re: Have you tried this?

    Just bought some, 4 for $5.00 at HyVee. A little pricy but I really don't drink enough water, probably because I don't like it much unless it's a hot day after a workout.



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    Gastric Sleeve Member Katrina's Avatar
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    Default Re: Have you tried this?

    Aren't they tasty, Srae? They're my go to now to take out to the pool with me
    No pre-op diet
    Day of surgery 11/4/14: 5'4" 213lbs
    1 month: 187
    2 months: 171
    3 months: 155
    4 months: 148
    5 months: 142
    6 months: 136
    7 months: 131
    8 months: 125
    9 months: 120
    10 months: 114
    11 months: 111
    1 year: 109
    1.5 years: 105
    2 years: 108
    2.5 years: 102
    3 years: 113
    4 years: 115


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    Gastric Sleeve Member Bellagirl's Avatar
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    Default Re: Have you tried this?

    Just found both the Hint water and the Monster drinks. They were at the local Krueger store. Can’t wait to try them!



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    Default Re: Have you tried this?

    They are fine, but I don't think worth $1.25 a bottle for slightly flavored water.



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