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Bee Sexy Slimming Capsules Review

After taking Slimina for roughly three months [with some weeks of rest in between] and a year of rest from my never-ending quest for an effective weight management solution, I found Bee Sexy. Yeah, yeah, I know exercise and proper diet is the best combination for that, blah blah blah. I’ve tried that too. It didn’t work because there were factors in my budgeted and busy lifestyle in a third world country AT THAT TIME that just couldn’t make it happen.

Bee Sexy

photo not my own; credit to the owner

Slimina worked for me for a month. I drastically lost 12 kgs in a month taking them coupled with exercise. When I was in my second bottle, it didn’t work as much. My hunger pangs were back with a vengeance and I was feeling tired and sluggish. It was totally unlike my first bottle that I began to wonder if the Slimina bottle I purchased the second time was a fake. Or that my body was getting immune to the effects of Slimina. I finished the second bottle with me gaining at least a quarter of the weight I lost during my first bottle.  I gave a month’s rest and ordered my third bottle. Still, I was experiencing the same thing as that with my second bottle of Slimina and steadily gaining my lost weight back. I confided with a friend who is also a fellow Slimina user about it. It was from her that I learned that she too gained her weight back even while taking Slimina.  She told me that she wrote Magic Potions (PH distributor of Slimina) about it. The gist of what Magic Potions’ reply to her letter was to give Slimina a rest for at least a month and somehow “admitted” that there were batches of Slimina bottles that were not as effective as the rest. Magic Potions then suggested to her to give Bee Sexy a try. She did. It worked for her and recommended me to try Bee Sexy too. And so I did. 🙂 It really did work, too. I only ordered one pack (30 foil packed capsules good for one month) as I find that I can regulate my weight from another method without having to rely on a pill. (I went on a Keto diet which I’ll probably write here next time soon) Until now though, my friend continues to take Bee Sexy and endorses them to anyone who asks.

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Pros:

  • suppresses your appetite thereby manages your weight

Cons:

  • diuretic
  • requires you to drink liquid often
  • pricey
  • not really sure of the ingredients (whether what is written in the package is really what’s inside the capsules (feeling paranoid as I’m getting older)

Disclaimer:

This is just a review. Always consult your doctor before trying anything.

 

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Terrible Smart & Smartbro Mobile Data Connections

It all started when I bought a Globe sim prepaid card. I loaded my tablet with 1-month worth of internet connection. (I loaded it with 1000 pesos worth of load then texted in caps SUPERSURF 999 sent it to 8888. Then you’ll receive a verification text of your 1-month prepaid subscription.) I had a steady internet connection, albeit a slow one. I found out that the area where I lived had a weak Globe connection. I can only get a semi-decent connection of H+ when my device is placed in my living room and barely a E and a one bar signal when in the bedroom.

When my 1-month of promo mobile data connection was up. I decided to switch to a Smart mobile sim card and again I loaded my Smart sim with a 1-month promo subscription like with what I did to my Globe. The signal was fine and everything.  I could even get a 3g and H+ signal in the bedroom. Unfortunately, those signals just didn’t reflect their actual performance and they were extremely erratic. How erratic? It’s like having a 3g signal reflected on the device and a “no internet connection”  reflected on a page you are trying to open. Anyway, half-way through my 1 month subscription, I couldn’t get a mobile data signal. I tried restarting my device, turning my mobile data off and on at intervals and even trying my sim to other devices. Still I got nothing. So I called the Smart toll free number about out it and they promised to get back to me within 24 hours. And even before the 24 hours was up, I got my mobile data signal back. And even with the snail-like and erratic signal, I stuck it out with Smart. It’s not like I can do anything about it since I am still subscribed for  a couple of weeks to Smart. And then less than a week after I got my mobile data back on track, I experienced again the same problem. I called Smart and they gave me a report reference number and promised to get back to me again after 24 hours. I waited for a day. And waited for another day. No mobile data. No feedback from Smart. I called Smart again and got their standard answer of waiting for 24 hours then gave me a new report reference number for my call. I waited for another 24 hours. So it was after three days that I realized my complaint wasn’t getting anywhere.

Then I caught myself thinking.  What if my Smart sim wasn’t working because I used it for internet and not for mobile calls. What if I should  buy their Smartbro. Their Smartbro is being marketed mainly for internet, right?  I should try the Smartbro. And so I did. Stupid me bought a new sim and loaded another 1000 pesos worth of load for my tablet and registered my load for a monthly internet promo again. I know I should have tried loading per day or per week but I honestly thought I could save money with a whole month subscription for 995 pesos compared to a 50-peso daily internet subscription or 300 pesos weekly. So I loaded my Smartbro for 30 days and like with my Smart, have signals as high as 3g but slow to nonexistent internet connections. I tried going to places where Smart boasts high 4g and LTE connections like La Paz here in Iloilo. Nada. Nothing. My mobile data shows connection of 3g(since my tablet is not 4g or LTE compatible), and should have had a decent internet connection. But no, I got zero connection. Thirteen days of unlimited internet connection down the drain.  I was robbed. Me, a regular, a mere nobody was screwed over by the biggest telecommunications in the Philippines. Again. And I know I would be wasting my time calling their helpline since I ‘ve already done that and nothing to show for it. Why would a telecommunication giant  listen to a single unknown and uninfluential customer right? I would be wasting my breath. Had in fact wasted my breath enough already.

So that is why today, I will be switching again to Globe. I may not get a strong signal from where I live but at least it is steady. At least it is honest with its signal. At least it doesn’t say 3g when the connection is close to nonexistent.

You might wonder why I don’t have a broadband connection at home when clearly I can afford one since what I pay for a monthly subscription of mobile data connection costs more or less the same with that of a broadband. I actually had a PLDT broadband connection but it got broken and reported it to PLDT, called and reported like 5x on ther helplines, visited their branch 3x but they didn’t act on it until my contract with them expired. On hindsight I should have known that Smart would screw me over. PLDT and Smart are sister companies so why should I expect the latter would be any better, right?

Postscript:
Do forgive me for my use of LTE, 4g, 3g, H, and E reference. I do not know their actual names or what they stand for. I only know of them to pertain kinds of internet speed based from what is reflected on my device and from what I see in ads. 🙂