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Bella C Patient Expert

Bay Area, California
I've decided to finally lose these pounds that I've been wanting to lose for so long. At 36 years old, I've been heavy all of my life. I've had short time periods where I was slim and felt great, but then something would happen, and the weight would creep back up. I've tried lots of... Full Bio
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WonderFALL Weigh-In: Week 67 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Autumn has (almost officially) arrived! Which means that life is back to normal – school’s in, my schedule is busy, and obligations abound. But I won’t use th ... Read on »
#FriskyFall is HERE! by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss As I mentioned yesterday , the Frisky Fall Challenge from the Tone It Up girls begins today! Eight weeks until Halloween.  Eight weeks of workouts to get me closer t ... Read on »
Weekly Workout Schedule: September 8-13 by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’m really excited about the workout week ahead for two reasons.  First and foremost, tomorrow the Tone It Up girls are beginning their #FriskyFall challenge.  Eig ... Read on »
WonderFALL Weigh-In: Week 66 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Autumn has (almost officially) arrived! Which means that life is back to normal – school’s in, my schedule is busy, and obligations abound. But I won’t use th ... Read on »
Weekly Workout Schedule: September 1-6 by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It’s been a few weeks since I’ve had a chance to post my weekly workout schedule.  I did really well my first week of working at the new job, but last week wasn’t ... Read on »
WonderFALL Weigh-In: Week 65 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Autumn has (almost officially) arrived! Which means that life is back to normal – school’s in, my schedule is busy, and obligations abound. But I won’t use th ... Read on »
Sensational Summer Weigh In: Week 64.5 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It’s summertime! Which means that school is out, my schedule is my own, and I’m footloose and fancy free.  Summer means the weather is warm, the sun is shinin ... Read on »
Taking Chances and Creating New Possibilities by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Did you think I’d fallen off the face of the earth?  I can’t believe how long it’s been since my last post, or all that has happened in between.  There is so much to ... Read on »
Friday Five: Last Friday of Summer by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss (I used the Rhonna Designs app on my iPhone to make this pic. I used this picture I took from my recent visit to Santa Cruz Boardwalk ). 1.  This is my last ... Read on »
Sensational Summer Weigh In: Week 62 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It’s summertime! Which means that school is out, my schedule is my own, and I’m footloose and fancy free.  Summer means the weather is warm, the sun is shinin ... Read on »
Riding Roller Coasters at Santa Cruz Boardwalk! by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Saturday, August 2nd – a day I’d been anticipating for more than 20 years. You see, that was the last time I had actually ridden a roller coaster, and then just ... Read on »
Sensational Summer Weigh In: Week 61 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It’s summertime! Which means that school is out, my schedule is my own, and I’m footloose and fancy free.  Summer means the weather is warm, the sun is shinin ... Read on »
#BellasSummerChallenge: #150bybacktoschool – Week 5 Check-In by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss How many miles have you logged towards Bella’s Summer Challenge this week? Happy Monday, everyone!  This week I was back to working out 6 days, with an active ... Read on »
Weekly Workout Schedule: July 28-August 1 by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Since I don’t have many more days of summer vacation left (less than 2 weeks before I begin my teacher meetings), I was reflecting on how I’ve spent this summer.  ... Read on »
Friday Five: Beach Day! by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss (I used the Rhonna Designs app on my iPhone to make this pic. I used this picture I took from my trip to Oahu in April.  This is Waikiki Beach, and I loved the colo ... Read on »
Sensational Summer Weigh In: Week 60 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It’s summertime! Which means that school is out, my schedule is my own, and I’m footloose and fancy free.  Summer means the weather is warm, the sun is shinin ... Read on »
14-Month Surgiversary & Monthly Progress Pics by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today marks fourteen months since my VSG surgery, and it’s also Monday, so I figured this was the perfect Motivation Monday post. Measurements ... Read on »
#BellasSummerChallenge: #150bybacktoschool – Week 4 Check-In by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss How many miles have you logged towards Bella’s Summer Challenge this week? Happy Monday, everyone!  I hope the past week was a good one for you, and you were a ... Read on »
Weekly Workout Schedule: July 21-26 by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This week I’m really looking forward to getting in solid workouts that combine cardio and TIU toning. Here’s this week’s plan: ~ Monday: Stairs at Commun ... Read on »
Here’s Hoping Life Imitates a RomCom by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I haven’t spent too much time on this blog talking about my dating life because I didn’t want to “jinx” anything by talking about it too much, and I wanted to ... Read on »