PODCAST: Nan’s Unusual Tirzepatide Experience

Nan stepped on the scale one day and realized she had gained 50 lbs thanks to staying in during COVID, drinking wine, and cooking a lot.

When she tried eating smaller portions and exercising every day, she failed to lose even 5 lbs. Within 10 days of starting the skinny shot, she lost 17 lbs. Feeling great, she kept going and is now 30 pounds lighter.

She’s now wearing jeans she couldn’t even get over her waist before, but more importantly, her relationship with food has completely changed. 

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Transcript

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Monique Ramsey (00:01):
Welcome everyone to The La Jolla Cosmetic Podcast. I’m your hostess, Monique Ramsey. Today, I have a great lady in our podcast room. She’s a patient who has a remarkable journey on our signature Skinny Shot program, and we’re honored that she’s willing to share her story and her experience with you, our audience, and for anybody out there who’s thinking about maybe making a change in their life and losing a little weight, getting to that goal that you’ve always wanted. So welcome, Nan.

Nan (00:28):
Hello. Thank you.

Monique Ramsey (00:29):
Hi. Hi.

Nan (00:31):
Nice to be here.

Monique Ramsey (00:32):
So how long have you been thinking about making a change with your weight and maybe even struggling with weight?

Nan (00:40):
For a long time, I had gained weight, a lot of people during Covid, just being home a lot, cooking, having wine while I was cooking, and managed to gain like 50 pounds. And

Monique Ramsey (00:56):
Oh my gosh.

Nan (00:56):
My normal weight is 135, 140, and I hadn’t weighed myself. One day I got on the scale and I was 192.

Monique Ramsey (01:07):
Oh my gosh.

Nan (01:08):
So I knew about Ozempic and all the different things, and I decided just to go for it. Finally got the nerve in March because I was afraid of the needles, which are nothing, absolutely nothing. And right off the bat, I lost the first 10 days, 17 pounds, and then continued.

Monique Ramsey (01:29):
Oh my gosh. So you lost 17 pounds in a week?

Nan (01:35):
About 10 days.

Monique Ramsey (01:37):
10 days. Oh my gosh.

Nan (01:38):
It was crazy. And then you feel really encouraged and want to continue? This has been, as of today, I’m 1 62. I still have 20 pounds or more, but it’s just so encouraging and it’s so easy.

Monique Ramsey (02:16):
So I have struggled as well with my weight for years and then hit menopause and it got even better. And it was like, wow. Okay. So I was, I’m five one, so I was up to 186.

Nan (02:31):
Oh, that’s funny.

Monique Ramsey (02:32):
I am now at 138.

Nan (02:34):
Oh, yay.

Monique Ramsey (02:35):

  1. But I mean, there were some numbers where I’m like, I haven’t been under one 60 in a long time, and then I wasn’t under one 50 in forever. Absolutely. And then when I broke the one 40, it’s those little milestones that’s so

Nan (02:46):
It’s so huge.

Monique Ramsey (02:48):
What’s your, your goal is what?

Nan (02:49):
Between 135 and 140. Because I’m five foot three, so not that tall. And to have gained all that weight, I’ve never, and there’s also diabetes in my family. That was the other concern. So I’m so glad to get it down.

Monique Ramsey (03:07):
That’s exactly why I ended up on the Ozempic for my doctor. I ended up in type two diabetes land, which is, and it runs in my family too. And it was like all of a sudden, wait, how did that happen? I know you just don’t know because you don’t feel any different. You’re bigger, but you don’t feel different. And so I think that’s part of the problem. And that’s scary.

Nan (03:29):
So scary.

Monique Ramsey (03:30):
I love that you’re sort of taking control of it and decided to do something about it. And had you tried prior to deciding to do the skinny shot, had you done anything to try to lose the weight?

Nan (03:41):
So many things. I eat really, really healthy, but portion size was a problem. I just could not lose even five pounds. It was just impossible. And an age thing, I suppose people say, but it’s all true. And I exercise every day, but I could not, there was just no way I could lose even five pounds. So it has just been, it’s helped so much. And when you see your clothes starting to fit, that’s huge.

Monique Ramsey (04:18):
And while 17 pounds in 10 days is really sort of, you’re on the edge of that almost is weight almost too much in that short of period of time. But everybody’s different. Some people don’t lose any right away and then they start losing other people. I think for me, I lost seven or eight pounds about the same period of time, maybe issue. But what’s nice about this, from what I’ve seen at least, is that jumpstart because then you don’t give up.

Nan (04:50):
It’s true. Yes.

Monique Ramsey (04:51):
I think so many of us who might have struggled with our weight over time, when you are making all this effort and then you don’t see a result, you’re like, forget it.

Nan (05:01):
Exactly.

Monique Ramsey (05:02):
I’ll just have that glass of wine or I’ll skip the workout. And I So true. What has been interesting to me, and I’m interested to hear your side of things and your experience is sort of that food noise that the brain going, oh, I want a snack. Oh, I want this. Oh, just for me, it went away. And tell me about for you that experience with these shots and how you felt different in that first, let’s say month.

Nan (05:31):
I felt kind of the same that you did after the big weight loss, then it slowed down and I remember thinking, oh no, I’m going to be the one that it doesn’t work for. But then after I got to, and it sounds so for my height into the one seventies, then by then I had the whole eating the portion size and I’d reward myself with, because I love wine, a glass of wine once a week, which is really unusual because usually I love to cook and I’d have a glass of wine every day. So it’s like a lifestyle. You see what’s happening and I could not do it on my own. So it’s just a really good, it really worked for me.

Monique Ramsey (06:26):
Well, and when I heard about, and I don’t know a ton about it, but when I heard about metabolic resistance syndrome, sort of like your body, I mean, we already all have our own whatever, physiological makeup and what’s going to happen with food and how our body, but if you’re maybe resistant, if your body’s resisting, you losing the weight no matter what you’re doing. So this sort of, I don’t know why, but it works. How did you first hear that we were doing it and what made you jump on the bandwagon?

Nan (07:02):
A lot of people I know were just going online and doing it, but I wanted to have the control with a doctor or the gals here that are so helpful and so knowledgeable that have helped every step of the way. So I wanted to have somebody with me weighing me and being able to speak with someone instead of somebody just online. And it’s worked out so well. I love everybody here. Everybody’s been so great.

Monique Ramsey (07:34):
That’s so nice. Some people want accountability. So there’s those check-ins at the beginning. Some people don’t want accountability, leave me alone, let me just do the shot. But they want maybe that partnership that you’ve got a companion, that you’ve got their phone number and we can help you through whatever. Because everybody’s different, like you said, and some people feel really sick and nauseous and we can fix that. There’s so many things you can tweak, but you don’t know unless you have somebody you feel like you can ask.

Nan (08:07):
That’s right.

Monique Ramsey (08:08):
And who’s going to actually answer the phone?

Nan (08:10):
I know, and it’s been great for that reason, not that I’m constantly calling, but when I have had questions about, that’s the other thing I have not had, other than in the very beginning, the first two days I had after the shot, I had a headache. After that, I have not had one side effect. Nothing.

Monique Ramsey (08:36):
That is great. That is great. And I think what’s interesting is that now that there’s that other, so there’s two products. So there’s the semaglutide, which is the Ozempic, Wegovy. Then there’s the Tirzepatide, which works on two gut hormones, one of the gut hormones that you get with semaglutide, but then also works on a second gut hormone. And for, I guess the studies have shown that that formulation, people have more weight loss and they have less side effects, but it’s more expensive because it’s more expensive to buy. But it’s a good thing if you don’t need it, great. But if you do, at least whether we’re changing your dose up or we’re changing some of the things that you’re doing or eating or when you’re eating or the things you might be eating, or even a little wine. Like I found I can hardly drink just because it sits in your stomach longer.

Nan (09:37):
Same.

Monique Ramsey (09:39):
Your whole gastric system is sort of slowed down. So you’re fuller quicker and you’re fuller for longer. And so when that goes wrong.

Nan (09:48):
It’s a win-win.

Monique Ramsey (09:51):
It is a win-win unless you eat too much mistakenly or maybe something that isn’t agreeing with you, because it’s in there longer. And what I found is as much, I’m not a huge drinker, but I enjoy to have something, I have to just be really careful because I know do I really want that feeling because it’s going to be there for a while.

Nan (10:09):
Yes, exactly.

Monique Ramsey (10:11):
So you kind of learn, and this is where it’s nice that we sort of have our staff to be able to crowdsource, like, oh, well this worked for this patient and let’s try that with you. So let me back up for a moment and talk about your consultation. When you had your consultation with Dr. Haas, was that in person or on Zoom?

Nan (10:31):
It was Zoom.

Monique Ramsey (10:32):
Okay. And so tell me about how was that that hard to do or not too hard?

Nan (10:41):
For me, it wasn’t hard just because I was so motivated to start the whole process. And he was very, very friendly, thought that as a good candidate just because such a huge weight gain. And I always say it was like a year, but no, it was going on two or three. He was just so understanding and made it really easy.

Monique Ramsey (11:08):
So for anybody who doesn’t know in our audience, Dr. Haas is one of our anesthesiologists. So he’s been here every day for 20 something years.

Nan (11:19):
Oh wow.

Monique Ramsey (11:19):
He’s wonderful. He’s wonderful. But he was, prior to that, he was in internal medicine, so he has a whole big background. And I think he ran the weight loss center through the Navy at the base here.

Nan (11:33):
Yes, someone mentioned that.

Monique Ramsey (11:35):
We have a meet Dr. Haas podcast episode, and we also have a episode where he does just talk about the semaglutide and the tirzepatide and why he was interested in heading up this program. And one thing about him, he’s very, very conservative. I like that because I think people don’t know. Some people are like, oh yeah, give me whatever, I’m good. And other people are like, I don’t know, that’s scary to me. And so having somebody who’s, if anything, going to be more conservative, I feel like is a nice thing.

Nan (12:09):
I do too.

Monique Ramsey (12:10):
If you have the nerves about the medicine, if you don’t have nerves about the medicine, it doesn’t matter.

Nan (12:15):
Exactly. He’s so knowledgeable. No, I did, and he just put me at ease.

Monique Ramsey (12:20):
And having where we get the compounded medicine from, there’s only certain pharmacies that are FDA certified to get them through because you could get them from who knows where. That’s scary and who knows what it is. And it is, you might be getting the real thing, you might not.

Nan (12:39):
Yes, I know.

Monique Ramsey (12:39):
I don’t want to take that chance.

Nan (12:40):
I’m not taking that chance either. Yeah.

Monique Ramsey (12:43):
So then that’s the other thing. Part of the program is really that you’re getting the right stuff that’s not contaminated with who knows what.

Nan (12:52):
Yes, I totally agree. Which is another nice thing. If I had gotten sick, I just know that everybody here is so helpful, would’ve just worked with me to change the dosage. But I just think really my whole story is unique. I really had the worst, I shouldn’t say that, but negative, like, oh, this isn’t going to work, nothing else has worked. And it has been such a great adventure for me. So I still have till September is when I’m supposed to be at my goal.

Monique Ramsey (13:31):
Okay. Well that’s good. Well, have you been having fun with stuff in your closet? If you’re like me, you catch stuff that you go, oh, someday I’ll fit in that. Tell me about that.

Nan (13:42):
And my closet isn’t big enough, I’m in a condo, so it’s like, yeah, exactly, like the jeans, trying on. Okay, it’s summer white jeans. Let’s see, I’ve got them in every size. Let’s see what fits now.

Monique Ramsey (13:56):
Right, which one?

Nan (13:57):
It’s really, I mean, there’s no way these things would’ve gotten over my stomach a couple of months ago. And it is just the best feeling.

Monique Ramsey (14:07):
I love that. I actually one day was kind of cleaning out my closet, and I’m in a condo too, so it’s not huge. And so I thought, well, while I’m doing this, I’ll just try some jeans. I was like, see which things I can give away. And there was pairs where I thought, no, I’m not there yet. And I put them on, and one of them was even a little bit loose around the waist, and I was like, what? How did that happen? I think depending, and for anybody out there in the audience, kind of with your own weight issues, if it’s been a while, then you’re kind of more in that I’ll always be there.

(14:46):
There’s no way I’ll be that small again. And even sort of the brain, I saw a picture of myself that was taken from far away and in a big group at a party, and I was looking at it, I’m like, who is that? And it was me, and I was like, how? But I don’t even recognize myself. And it’s been two years, so I’ve been doing this over two years.

Nan (15:10):
Wow, okay.

Monique Ramsey (15:11):
I’m sort of at a little plateau, I’ve been hanging around the 137.

Nan (15:14):
You look wonderful.

Monique Ramsey (15:15):
Oh, thank you. But I’ve kind of been hanging in there for six months, so I kind of need to decide what I’m going to do to get to, because I am thinking the same you like, okay, if I want to be at a goal where I can keep it after, I don’t want to get to, even if I’m five one, that if 115 is the correct weight for me, there’s no way.

Nan (15:36):
Yeah, I know.

Monique Ramsey (15:37):
I don’t think that’ll work. But I think it’s an interesting brain shift sort of. And tell me a little bit about for you with your relationship with food or with your clothes or how has it sort of impacted any of those things?

Nan (15:51):
It has, because it’s really funny. I think there’s an ad on TV about guess what you’re going to be saving on the grocery store. It’s so true. For a while, every day I would eat a huge salad for my whole life. And the only thing that I really go to the store for now is veggies, fruit, and everything else, chicken is just really a small amount. And I would never ever have thought that because I love to cook, but I feel like when I get to my goal just to even, and I might try to get five pounds below just so I have that to kind of play with. That’s always what I’ve done my whole life until Covid came and destroyed that whole.

Monique Ramsey (16:41):
And that’s the thing, we short people don’t have a lot of buffer room.

Nan (16:46):
It’s true.

Monique Ramsey (16:47):
Five pounds is a big difference for 10 versus someone else, and you just don’t have the wiggle room. Now, are there any foods, especially since you’re a cook, that you used to love that you don’t really love anymore or

Nan (17:02):
Not really, the one thing that I notice, and this is so weird, but I love coffee. I’m a real coffee drinker. I have one cup of coffee now. It just is, I don’t know why. And when I was pregnant with my daughter a million years ago, the one thing that nauseated me was coffee. But otherwise, I don’t know. Did that happen to you with different foods?

Monique Ramsey (17:24):
Yeah, actually. And that’s why I wanted to ask you because, so coffee is definitely one I love coffee and I drink it black. I don’t really, if I’m out at breakfast somewhere, I’ll use cream because their coffee’s always stronger than what I have at home. But I think it’s the acid that you, maybe it’s just too much acid sitting in your stomach. So see, I’ve had two years to figure this out.

Nan (17:49):
Yes. Oh my gosh.

Monique Ramsey (17:51):
But I’ve been thinking about certain things. Why is that happening? And I’ve heard from some people that really greasy food or anything really heavy can really make your tummy upset. So you have to just be careful it, you can’t eat it or spicy. And I think, again, because it’s in your tummy longer, but what I do love about this is that you’re not really restricted in any way in terms of what you’re having.

Nan (18:21):
Exactly.

Monique Ramsey (18:22):
Because you really can’t eat that much of it anyway.

Nan (18:24):
It’s so true.

Monique Ramsey (18:26):
You get too full.

Nan (18:27):
Yeah. I’ve been just craving pizza and I’m thinking, you know what? Last time I made just a frozen pizza and just doctored it up. Normally I could eat a whole pizza myself and I had two pieces and that was it. And I didn’t feel guilty and beat myself up over it.

Monique Ramsey (18:47):
Isn’t that a freeing sort of feeling?

Nan (18:51):
It’s the best. Yes.

Monique Ramsey (18:52):
Now let me ask you one other thing. In the first, let’s say few months, for me, portion control was a thing because I was so used to eating more.

Nan (19:03):
Me too.

Monique Ramsey (19:03):
Two pieces of toast or two eggs instead of one. In that I found it hard to sort of wrap my brain around. I don’t need that much. And now I’m used to it. Right? But it’s been a couple years and I’m getting closer. But did you find any of that?

Nan (19:21):
I have found when I eat, if it’s something really, really good and I’m getting full and I think, oh my gosh, this is weird, but I wish I could eat a little more, but I feel full. So why push it? But it’s so good. It won’t be as good tomorrow. Yeah.

Monique Ramsey (19:40):
And it’s hard to not push. I was at a wedding last weekend. I was at a wedding up in the Bay Area, and they had a paella guy. So he comes with these big, huge, and it was sort of almost like a show before dinner. He’s getting the paella ready. And they had a vegetarian option and a meat and chicken and whatever option. And they’re plopping so much food on all these plates. I’m like, give me a third of what you just gave that lady. And even then, so I’m eating and it was delicious. I was hungry. I didn’t have a lot of lunch that day. I was helping my friend set up. And so I probably took maybe three more bites than I should have. And when you think about paella, it’s like rice. And I think the rice expanded, and I really regretted that because everybody got up to dance. They had a whole thing going on, and I was sitting there, I just hope I keep my dinner in my stomach. It was awful. And all it was was a couple bites, and maybe it was what I was having, but it was still that thing. I’m like, oh. So I told my friend Alicia, I said, Alicia, I’m so sorry. I wasn’t not dancing because of anything other than the fact I had a few too many bites of that really good paella.

Nan (20:55):
Exactly.

Monique Ramsey (20:56):
So you learn.

Nan (20:58):
You do learn. And it takes a while to see like, rice that it does, it fills you. And I just put a spoonful of rice if I’m having stir fry. But that’s all I need. I mean, this is just for me, this is a miracle. It’s a miracle.

Monique Ramsey (21:15):
Well, I love that. I love that. It has been for me also a miracle. And I think our society’s very interesting because it’s almost like there’s a group of people out there who are like, if you just dieted and exercise, if you just ate well, you’d be fine. You don’t need this shot. And they have this whole guilt thing going on, and it’s like, I want to be healthy. I want to be healthy for when I have grandkids. My son just got married this year. I don’t want to be, and also healthy in your mental state, not just the diabetes and all the other stuff that I take from the pharmacy, but it’s just like, who are they to say?

Nan (21:59):
It’s so true.

Monique Ramsey (22:00):
How I get there?

Nan (22:01):
How you get there. I don’t keep it a secret from anyone because, and I just say, I have tried for, and it’s a so out of control. It’s a weight that I’ve never weighed in my life, and I need to with my family history and heart attacks, get on track. And this worked for me and I can’t say enough good about it, and La Jolla Cosmetic.

Monique Ramsey (22:28):
That’s so nice.

Nan (22:29):
Absolutely. Yeah.

Monique Ramsey (22:30):
So tell me a couple more questions. Are there any non-scale victories? So the scale victories are the ones you’re like, oh my gosh, I got to 170. I haven’t been there in a while, that was a big scale victory. But what about non-scale victories have you noticed?

Nan (22:47):
Last weekend, my friend said, okay, enough, I had something really baggy on, and she looked and she said, this is enough. Start trying on your jeans, start doing this. And I really kind of hadn’t until this week. And everything just finally fits. So it’s true, now I’m feeling, like I have a belt on today. That’s a real plus for me.

Monique Ramsey (23:13):
Yeah.

Nan (23:13):
I didn’t think I ever.

Monique Ramsey (23:15):
That’s a huge victory.

Nan (23:16):
Isn’t it? I mean, little things like that.

Monique Ramsey (23:18):
I went from a large belt to a medium and I didn’t, I looked at old belts and I even now, I’ve got some really old belts that are really cute, but they’re way too small. We’re not there yet. But just the fact was like, oh, shoot, I need to buy a belt.

Nan (23:35):
Isn’t that funny? I know.

Monique Ramsey (23:37):
And it’s like this. Yeah, you say it’s liberating to be like,

Nan (23:41):
So liberating.

Monique Ramsey (23:41):
This is so fun.

Nan (23:43):
It’s so liberating. Yeah. I mean, I’m sure, like you, we just have some nice clothes that I can part with, and that’s never going to fit again. Well, guess what? It’s working.

Monique Ramsey (23:56):
And as far as friends and family, you said you’re open about it. What’s kind of been the feedback?

Nan (24:03):
My family is most of them in Wisconsin and Florida. And I was telling my brother the other day, he has a daughter that’s heavy set and I think this would be a great thing for her to be on. And he said, well, you, you’ve never been big. You don’t need to lose weight. And I said, I weighed 1 92. And he was just floored, just shocked, how it just can’t be, but so supportive. I am doing this. He said, what are you doing? And my friend’s the same. If everybody wants to go out, there’s a wine and food thing tomorrow night in town. And my friend wanted to go, and I thought, yeah, you know what? I don’t say no to anything. I just get there and I have one. I can’t even, if I push to two, I can’t because it gets acidy, like you said, with the coffee.

Monique Ramsey (24:57):
Now, speaking of the weighing yourself, so there’s an app on your phone that connects to the scale.

Nan (25:06):
Yes.

Monique Ramsey (25:07):
What do you think about that app? Is it easy to use? What have you found?

Nan (25:10):
In the beginning, it wasn’t until I brought my scale in and put it down and said, okay, what am I doing wrong? Because they kept saying to me, it’s not coming through, but it’s such an accurate scale. I love it.

Monique Ramsey (25:25):
I happen to have that same scale. And so it’s great. I had it for years and the little Bluetooth, and it’s very cool because it shows you your trends and it shows you your trends over time. And so if you’re ever beating yourself up, you can look at the three month or a year and you’re like, oh, okay. But the little mountain is going down.

Nan (25:44):
So true.

Monique Ramsey (25:45):
It’s going down. And it also is kind of cool. There’s a great podcast called Less of You because there is less of you. And it’s two ladies going through what we’re doing, what you and I are doing with the Semaglutide.

Nan (26:01):
I can’t wait to watch.

Monique Ramsey (26:02):
Yeah, yeah. No, it’s a good one. And they were talking about the, now I’m just overweight. I’ve gone from red obese, now I’m just overweight. And how great is that? It’s really funny.

Nan (26:18):
What an accomplishment.

Monique Ramsey (26:21):
To be, oh, I’ve gone from red to, I’m in yellow, and I feel pretty good about that.

Nan (26:25):
It’s so true. But that’s a good way to look at it. Just

Monique Ramsey (26:31):
Overweight, whatever, we’ll take it. What they talk about is just so real and funny. I love it. And they’re really funny. So anyway, I digress. But the other thing you mentioned, which I thought I would ask about is the journal. So tell me about how you use the journal.

Nan (26:49):
I’ve written things down during the week of the 170 or month of 170, and I couldn’t lose anything. It would go from 174 to 176, and then it would go 1 77.6. I’m never going to get out of

Monique Ramsey (27:11):
Where you feel like you’re stuck in that little.

Nan (27:12):
Oh my gosh, I know. And I’m eating the same amount and doing exercising, but the journal just really has helped. Today, you know it’s 30 pounds today, just being able to, I know, being able to look back and see the progress, and I’ve just kept up with it.

Monique Ramsey (27:33):
That’s good. That’s good. I’m one of those people who I would probably get the journal and go, actually, you can give it to somebody else. I’m not going to use it. But however, if I had been doing that at the beginning, I’m like your friend who I was really sick at the beginning, I was like, all of a sudden I would just have to run to the bathroom and it would come out of nowhere, and it was awful.

Nan (27:56):
Oh, no.

Monique Ramsey (27:56):
And so I had some months not knowing because I was with through my doctor, my GP, so I was doing it in a different way, and not knowing that that is a side effect that I could have probably said something and they probably could have helped me fix it. I was so happy I was losing weight. I didn’t mess it up, didn’t care, but I’m going in the right direction.

Nan (28:17):
Yeah, exactly.

Monique Ramsey (28:18):
But having that journal would’ve been helpful because I think I would’ve been like, oh, what was the trigger? What did I eat the night before?

Nan (28:25):
Yes. That’s a really good point.

Monique Ramsey (28:28):
So for anybody out there, even if you’re not a journal person to write it down or use an app, some people don’t want to write it down. They might want to use, there’s a whole bunch of different little apps where you can put down what you’re eating every day because it would help you see, and especially with your doctor to be able to say, okay, let’s see what happened on this day that made it the next morning. You might feel really full and nauseous the night before, but it’s the next morning, that’s when I would end up feeling the nausea more. And it was often from whatever I did the night before. So last question. What would you tell somebody who’s thinking about starting it and maybe hasn’t decided?

Nan (29:11):
Well, I wish I had started earlier, and there were just different reasons. I kept thinking, what if I don’t lose? And then you think the cost, but what’s the cost of health, if you’re become a diabetic or have a stroke or a heart attack? I’ve had that in my family, my mom. So it just makes so much sense to me now. And then I was afraid of the needle for a while, oh, it’s going to hurt. Oh my gosh, when I do it, I mean, you don’t feel it.

Monique Ramsey (29:46):
Yeah. It’s a lot less scary than people think.

Nan (29:49):
Yes. And all the help that I’ve had here is just so, just encouraging. Everybody really stays with you on it and is so how are you doing? And I’ve had phone calls from the people, so I mean, it’s just really a good fit for me.

Monique Ramsey (30:08):
That’s good. I love hearing positive stories. And just your willingness to be open and honest with everybody out there, because it is a struggle, but there’s so many people on it now that I think that’s hopefully the tide is changing in terms of how people perceive others who might be on it. That’s your own personal decision.

Nan (30:29):
Your personal.

Monique Ramsey (30:31):
And for your health, I think that’s a really important thing. Well, and it’s nice that you still love to cook and you still get to do your fun things with your friends. And so thank you Nan, for sharing with everybody.

Nan (30:45):
Monique, it was so nice meeting you.

Monique Ramsey (30:46):
It was nice to meet you too. And for everybody in the audience, we’ll put in the show notes, links to the podcast that we have about the Semaglutide with Dr. Haas, the Meet Dr. Haas episode. So everything, and we’ll put actually in the show notes also how to start the skinny shot. If you’re thinking about it, at least have a consultation.

(31:08):
And we’ll see if you’re a candidate. And we even have on our specials page on our website where there’s a specials and events section that you go to. And when you scroll down, there’s a webinar that we did with slides, and if anybody out there is interested, you can play it on demand. You just put in your name and your email and hit and it’ll just open up and it’s about 30 minutes for anybody who’s thinking about it. That’s where you can get more information. And again, Nan, thank you.

Nan (31:37):
Well, thanks for having me.

Monique Ramsey (31:38):
I’m excited, maybe in September we can do

Nan (31:42):
We can do this again.

Monique Ramsey (31:42):
A quick check and see how you’re doing and what maintenance might look like and all those fun things.

Nan (31:48):
Yep, exactly. We can talk about that.

Monique Ramsey (31:51):
Awesome. Okay, well thanks everybody. And we’ll see you on the next one.

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