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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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FMM: Let’s Get Sporty by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend and were able to spend time with friends and family.  My weekend was a great mixture of walks, a BBQ, time relaxing and ... Read on »
NSV: Size 12 Pants! by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Happy Sunday! Happy Father’s Day!  I hope you’ve been enjoying the weekend with family and friends, doing all the things you love to do.  My family celebrated Father ... Read on »
Weekly Workout Schedule: June 16 – June 21 by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This is the last week of the Tone It Up #CreateYourSummer #BikiniSeries , and I’m determined to finish it with a bang!  I’m well on my way to completing exceed ... Read on »
Bella Reviews: June POPSugar MustHave Box by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’ve been so excited to write this post, and couldn’t wait to find a few spare moments to do it.  The week before last, the POPSugar MustHave Box for June arrived ... Read on »
Summer’s Here & Bella’s Back! by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It’s finally summer vacation!!! I want to apologize for disappearing from the blog without any warning.  It wasn’t my intention, but life just got so hectic th ... Read on »
Workout Plan: May 26 – May 31 by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This week is bananas for me at school – busy days, and a few events in the evening, too.  Which means several more days waking up at 4:00am to make sure I can fit ... Read on »
Super Spring Weigh In: Week 52 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Spring has sprung! Which means that the weather is turning warmer, the days are getting longer, and fitting in outdoor activities is a whole lot easier. Sprin ... Read on »
1-Year Surgiversary &Monthly Progress Pics by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today marks one year since my VSG surgery!  To think that exactly 1 year ago today I was getting ready for surgery is really surreal to me.  In some ways it feels li ... Read on »
1-Year Post Op Appt by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today I had my 1-year post op appointment, and it went fabulously!  I was looking forward to it for the past couple of weeks, because I knew I was going to hear go ... Read on »
Sunday Catch-Up by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There have been a ton of things going on in my life this past week, and I’m way overdue to catch up on all of it on this blog. First and foremost, for all the ... Read on »
Super Spring Weigh In: Week 50 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Spring has sprung! Which means that the weather is turning warmer, the days are getting longer, and fitting in outdoor activities is a whole lot easier. Sprin ... Read on »
Super Spring Weigh In: Week 49 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Spring has sprung! Which means that the weather is turning warmer, the days are getting longer, and fitting in outdoor activities is a whole lot easier. Sprin ... Read on »
This Really Is MY Year! by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It’s only a quarter of the way into 2014, but it’s already shaping up to be the best year ever.  I’ve had so much success with my weight loss, I’m embarking on new a ... Read on »
Super Spring Weigh In: Week 48 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Spring has sprung! Which means that the weather is turning warmer, the days are getting longer, and fitting in outdoor activities is a whole lot easier. Sprin ... Read on »
I Accepted Tone It Up’s Challenge: #CreateYourSummer by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss As you guys know, I’ve been loving the ToneItUp ‘s workouts since mid-January.  I’ve done them 5 days a week, every week since I began, only missing while I was on v ... Read on »
Super Spring Weigh In: Week 47 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Spring has (almost) sprung! Which means that the weather is turning warmer, the days are getting longer, and fitting in outdoor activities is a whole lot easi ... Read on »
11-Month Surgiversary & Monthly Progress Pics by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today marks eleven months since my VSG surgery, and it’s also Easter Sunday, so the eggs seemed fitting.  Today was all about celebrating with my family, and ... Read on »
FMM: Favorite Things by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Happy Monday! Today has actually been a pretty easy transition back to the “real world” after having the week off for spring break.  As much as I hate standardized t ... Read on »
Super Spring Weigh In: Week 46 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Spring has (almost) sprung! Which means that the weather is turning warmer, the days are getting longer, and fitting in outdoor activities is a whole lot easi ... Read on »
A Vacation from the Scale…Sort Of by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I usually weigh myself every single morning.  I get up, use the restroom, take off my pjs, and jump on the scale.  I use it as a check-in for how I did the day bef ... Read on »