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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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Bella & The TIU Bikini Series by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Getting Real Before I get into my joining in on the ToneItUp Bikini Series again this year, I thought I should take a moment to get real.  It’s been quite some tim ... Read on »
You Haven’t Seemed Like Yourself For Awhile Now… by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss That’s what one of my closest friends told me a few weeks ago, when she and I were having a heart-to-heart about life.  She’s so right.  Things have been “off” since ... Read on »
2015 Mantra: Small Steps Every Day by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Every year I find a mantra that I try to live by for the year. I’d seen this quote a few times, and it just spoke to me. Now that I’m on the last leg of m ... Read on »
Bella’s Goals for 2015 by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Goals – they help keep me focused, give me something to shoot for, and offer me so much motivation.  Writing goals down makes me accountable and putting them out the ... Read on »
Superbowl Sunday & Weekly Workout Schedule by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Happy Superbowl Sunday! As a football fan, I look forward to watching the Superbowl each year, even when my 49ers aren’t in it.  As a 49ers fan, I hope the Se ... Read on »
New Year – New Blog Update by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Happy Sunday!  I seem to begin every new blog post this way lately…it’s been far too long since my last post.  To be honest, I really don’t know why.  My new positi ... Read on »
December 2014 Goals: Staying on Track, but Being Realistic by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Happy Monday!  I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend.  I spent mine meeting with friends, proctoring the SAT,  beginning to decorate for Christmas (I’m goin ... Read on »
#WinterWonderlandChallenge: Week 1 Meal Prep by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss   I meant to post this last night, when I was doing my food prep for Week 1 of the Fit Girl’s Guide Winterwonderland Challenge, but I had a lot going on a ... Read on »
Sunday Scoop by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I have quite a few updates to cover, so let’s dig right in, shall we? Dating I’m actually glad I waited to update this, because I was confused for about a we ... Read on »
Are you getting tired of dating updates? Me neither by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I hope I’m not boring you guys with these dating updates, but it’s a fun time for my social calendar right now, and I want to share. Yesterday was quite an even ... Read on »
Date Update by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So if you read yesterday’s post you know that I had two dates last night, which was a first for me. Or, it would’ve been, if they’d both happened. The first guy ... Read on »
Two Dates in One Night?! by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I just wanted to pop on here and let you guys know that in a new first for me, I have two dates tonight. I’m so not this girl, but I figured it would be a fun ... Read on »
Monday Musings – Weekend Wrapup by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It’s been quite an eventful weekend, so I thought I’d do a wrap-up post to catch you guys up. Halloween This Halloween was quite eventful for me.  Not only d ... Read on »
Vampira & Her Vampire Hunter by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss As you guys know, I’m finally ready to start dating, and while I had a great series of dates with TR over the summer, it ended up that we weren’t meant to evolve int ... Read on »
Vampira & Her Vampire Hunter by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss As you guys know, I’m finally ready to start dating, and while I had a great series of dates with TR over the summer, it ended up that we weren’t meant to evolve int ... Read on »
Happy Sunday! I’m Back!! (Mega Post) by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Geez, it feels like forever since I’ve written a blog entry, right?  I’m so sorry.  I think about this blog all the time, but lately I just don’t have enough hours ... Read on »
Weekly Workout Schedule: September 22-27 by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss  These past couple of weeks my workouts have been a bit hit and miss.  Last week I got in cardio workouts 5 days, but the toning kind of fell off as the week progr ... Read on »
WonderFALL Weigh-In: Week 68.5 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 »
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 »