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Yeah I am 32 and shes 28 but its all in fun. We constantly pick at each other. Its been like that since 2003.

Circa i didnt see those at sams. Imma look around. My stomach is still pretty swollen I would say. Each day gets easier to drink. I dont rush things at all. I just try a little at a time just to see how it goes.

The sleeve is an experience for sure. I love that I am never hungry. I also noticed my taste buds changed. Grape juice taste like muscadine wine lol gross. But time is what it takes to heal so imma give it just that.

I did a quick internet search because I love lurking here and picking up tips, and found that you can order the Premier products directly from their website. Good luck, and full steam ahead!

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Cytomax Pure Performance Protein is at Vitamin Shoppe. They are undergoing a change on the bottles right now and it's being rebranded to Cytomax's whey isolate or Cytomax's whey Protein (black bottle' date=' white writing). I LOVE LOVE LOVE them. Try the cytomax if you are low on protein, doesn't matter which diet you've progressed to either, they are Clear liquids. Make sure you get the ones that say 160 cals on the side, there is another kind that they make and those aren't the ones I'm referring to. These have 40 g of protein and little else in them.

For the full liquid dieters and mushies and regular eaters, they make protein puddings that you can get at GNC or Vitamin Shoppe that are good. I like the chocolate (and I usually don't do chocolate). It's Power Pak Protein pudding. I think a case is 17 usd and each can comes with a pull back lid (like the old bottles of beer, remember? the flip back tab and you peel it back) and has a plastic lid for each pudding in the box/case. They are 8 oz ea. so you cannot eat it all in one sitting (well I can't, yet) but they have 30 g of protein in them. I don't remember how much if you buy them as a single item, but Vitamin Shoppe sells these and the Cytomax drinks in a refrigerated bin and you should only buy one or two, try them and see if you can "live" with them.

Here's a tip that I shoulda known better: DO NOT BUY by the case of anything until you KNOW you can deal with it for a while (i.e. protein powders, drinks, puddings, anything....etc.). Don't waste your money ok?

Premier Protein shakes are awesome. They are sold at costco (not Sam's) and are 25 usd a case. They come in chocolate and vanilla at costco. I was a dummy and ordered a case online - strawberry - and those are super sweet. I don't like them at all. So remember what I said pls on do not buy until you know what you are getting and can you "live" with it.

I saw the lean shakes at smoothie Factory tonight VSG! (I took my son after I went to the gym so he could have a "treat") I totally forgot to look into trying them... do you know if they sell them individually? I'll check my gym next go too. Note to self, note to self, note to self.....

Hope this post helps anyone that might need it. Good luck to you all... :) xoxo[/quote']

Thanks for the tips! Yes, Lean shake are sold individualy at GNC ~ make sure it's cold when you drink it! I've also been experimenting with nectar protein. I tried the Twisted cherry and added a Great Value Cherry Limeade Drink Mix (crystal light knock off from Walmart) and it was GREAT!! Keep the suggestions coming ~ my day is TUESDAY!!

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