Smashlee83

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About Smashlee83

  • Rank
    Advanced Member
  • Birthday 08/26/1983

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Female
  • Location
    Houston
  • Age
    34

Information

  • Surgeon
    Dr. Dirk Rodriguez
  • Height (ft-in)
    5-02
  • Start Weight
    240
  • Current Weight
    170.0
  • Goal Weight
    140
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
    40
  • Surgery Date
    03/21/2017
  • Surgery Type
    Vertical Sleeve

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  1. Sorry I can't be more help. I have BCBS and they covered only a very small portion. Good luck Mandy!
  2. It's been a strange and hectic last few weeks. Harvey blew threw town to shake things up a bit. We had minimal damage to our home. Some leaks / flooding in the garage, by comparison, nothing. That still left us dealing with insurance and even had FEMA at the house yesterday. We had house guests for a week. I was unable to get to work for a week due to the entire city being under water. My last few weeks have been challenging to get to and from work because some freeways are still closed. All in all it's been weird and I've missed my routine. One tragic loss from Harvey was my scale! At one point I put it in our bathtub to move it out of the way to clean up a roof leak and the pool water backed up into the tub and drown my poor scale. Friday I got my new scale in, hit a new weight (172!!!) and also took this picture right before my hubs took me for a ride. The picture on the left was in April right after my surgery and on the right is the new improved version.
  3. It's amazing that you had surgery 5 months ago. You look incredible!
  4. I'm baaaaaack! Howdy all. I am safe and sound and back at work. Although slightly begrudgingly. It's been a wild last 10 days. My home had some minor damage but nothing in comparison to others. I walked into a friends mothers home last weekend that was up against a river and was stunned to see the kind of damage. A home completely gutted and filled with mud. I wore a rain boots inside their home to haul away sheet rock and salvage remains. Her home is just one of 100's of thousands. I've been trying to do a little in the way of donations and lending hands. But it never feels like enough. I've been so proud and amazed by my city and the amount of people out there making an impact and helping complete strangers. On a personal note, I snacked and drank wine while stuck in my home for a week and I'm grateful to be back at work and back on my schedule!
  5. You look beautiful. And happy.
  6. I did this a few weeks ago when I noticed that the skin above my bra line was very crepey and when I pinched it, it sort of just stayed. I walked around the whole weekend making everyone look at it while I stomped my feet around and whined. I'm over it now.
  7. Hi guys! Sorry my routine has been so interrupted this last week. I usually hop on when I'm at work and I haven't been to work in about 10 days. We are fine. We had a small leak and had to pull up some carpet but comparatively we're just fine. Today I will be assisting a friends mom ripping out walls and floors of her home that took on several feet of water. Time to hustle. I could really use the exercise!!
  8. It's been a heart breaking and stressful time for my city. My neighborhood has been so lucky, but even here just a few streets away people were using air mattresses to put their small children and infant on to float them to safety.
  9. Hi loves! My family and I have been extremely fortunate. We've remained with power, Internet and all. Our roof sprung a small leak and we got very close to our home and car flooding but the rain slowed and it's since receded. We were able to get to the Kroger by our home that was open for a few hours today and although it was pandemonium, we survived it and restocked on supplies. All schools and most businesses are closed for the entire week. Thank you all so much for the kindness and concern you've shown me.
  10. Indeed ma'am. Indeed. Oh well, it's not like 34 is anything special.
  11. Unfortunately Houston is well versed in these types of floods. I'm inland enough that we won't see the wind and storm surge the coast will, but we will see a ton of flooding. My office just officially announced closure today and we are going to hunker down here and ride it out. I'll keep you all posted. Thank you everyone for the well wishes.
  12. We are all stocked up. My husband battled the lines today and got us water and canned food. My birthday is Saturday and it's pretty safe to assume all festivities are on hold.
  13. YAS Girl! I just got a Diva Cup last cycle and it was a game changer.
  14. Ya'll!! This hurricane is stressing me out. Looking like it's going to make landfall as a Cat 3.
  15. I recently told a fellow WLS friend that I no longer have time for mild cheeses. Because I love food so much and I don't intend to change that about myself, I really focus on quality over quantity. I've realized that filler foods and junk are no longer appealing. If I'm going to waste room in my sleeve for it, it better be delish!