Meet Laurie


Summary

Laurie Carter, a 46-year-old from Missouri, decided to have weight loss surgery with Elias Ortiz & Company (EOC) after following them on social media. She saw posts on TikTok and Instagram, joined the Facebook support group, and watched success stories on EOC’s platform. The positive reviews and information about the hotel, procedures, price point, and doctors at EOC convinced her to choose them. Dr. performed her surgery on January 11th, 2023, which was a gastric sleeve with hernia repair. Laurie’s advice to others considering weight loss surgery is to trust the process and follow the recommended nutrition plans. Her experience in Mexico with EOC was enjoyable, as she and her husband went on tours, visited the beach, got spa treatments, and explored local restaurants and a casino. The surgery has brought significant changes to Laurie’s life, particularly in terms of improved health, increased energy, and 57 pounds of weight loss. Her favorite achievement is being able to wear a dress comfortably without chafing her thighs.

Transcript

My name’s Laurie Carter. I’m from Missouri and I’m 46 years old. What made me decide to have weight loss surgery with EOC is I followed for nearly two years, um, on Tik TOK, Kayla on Instagram, EOC’s Instagram. And then I also joined the Facebook support group and just followed along, watched Kayla’s story, watched others story about their weight loss journey through EOC, and that is really what made me decide to go to EOC. I heard about EOC from Tik TOK, um, Kayla posting from the EOC Tik TOK page about the hotel, the procedures, the price point, and the amazing doctors that EOC has really piqued my interest, made me want to follow EOC and begin my research about weight loss surgery at EOC. My surgeon was Dr. My surgery date was January 11th, 2023. And I had gastric sleeve with hernia repair. My one piece of advice for someone who is having weight loss surgery is trust the process. Follow the recommended phases, nutrition plans that are put in place and you’ll do great. Our time in Mexico was great. Um, my husband and I were able to go on a tour and went to the beach. Um, I went and had my hair braided, my nails done at the spa. We visited the casino, lots of local restaurants in the area. We had a great time. Having weight loss surgery has changed my life in many ways, but I think the most significant change and the most important to me is that I am healthier. Um, for my family, for my kids, for myself, I have great energy. I feel better. I’m not as tired as all the time. So there’s a lot of changes that has happened with my weight loss. I have lost a total of 57 pounds. I think my favorite non-scale victory is honestly being able to wear a dress and not have my thighs chafing.

Health Disclaimer: This website provides information about health and related subjects. The information provided on this site, or in any linked materials, is for informational purposes only and is not a substitue for receiving direct professional medical expertise and / or treatment. If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or emergency services immediately. 

Recipe & Food Disclaimer: We are not responsible for any outcome of any recipe you try from the website. Take care when using cookware including knives and other sharp or hot objects. Review all ingredients prior to ingesting to ensure you are not allergic to anything in the recipes. We do not provide any assurances or accept liability in regards to quality, nutritional value or safety when using the recipes provided on this site. 

Check your BMI Today!

See if you qualify for Weight Loss Surgery!

Take your first step by telling us a little about yourself. A coordinator will be in touch to discuss your weight loss surgery options.
All form fields required.

The following information is for calculating your Body Mass Index (BMI) to determine which surgery you qualify for.

Contacting you by phone is the fastest way to discuss your qualifications and next steps. Please make sure your phone number is accurate.

Knowing more about where you've been and want to be will allow us to have a better conversation with you about reaching your goals.