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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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#BellasSummerChallenge: #150bybacktoschool – Week 3 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 14-19 by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So far this summer, I’ve been doing great with my cardio workouts.  Even last week while traveling for a teaching conference, I got up at 5:25am to make sure I got ... Read on »
#BellasSummerChallenge: #150bybacktoschool – Week 2 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? So my idea of posting the weekly check in on Sunday kind of went by the wayside this ... Read on »
Weekly Workout Schedule: July 7-12 by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This week I’ll be traveling to Sacramento for a teaching conference until Thursday, but that’s not an excuse not to workout.  The hotel we’re staying in has a fitn ... Read on »
Belated Birthday Post by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I really love this quote that I found on my birthday; it fits perfectly.  I’ve never been someone who is afraid of getting older, mostly because I don’t feel ... Read on »
Bella’s AIF: Giant Race 5K by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Happy Sunday morning!   My weekend has been really fun so far.  Yesterday I participated in the Giant Race 5K with my friend Di, and we had the best time walking a ... Read on »
#BellasSummerChallenge: #150bybacktoschool – Week 1 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? I thought it would be nice to write a check-in post on Sundays because Sunday is a d ... Read on »
An Abundance of Celebrations = Mini Maintenance Period by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss We’ve hit the time in the summer that is both a blessing and a curse for me.  A blessing because celebrating special events with friends and family is always ... Read on »
Weekly Workout Schedule: June 23 – June 28 by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This is the first full week of summer!  Even though the #TIU #bikiniseries is over, I’m planning to kick my workouts into high gear this week.  The great thing abo ... Read on »
Bella’s Summer Challenge: #150byBacktoSchool by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I had so much fun challenging myself to the Tone It Up #150bysummer goal (I exceeded it by 5 miles and logged 155 miles) that I didn’t want to see it end right whe ... Read on »
You’re Invited to My Virtual Silpada Party by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’m having a Silpada jewelry party this coming Thursday, and because I know that many of you love to accessorize but live too far to attend, I asked my rep if ... Read on »
13-Month Surgiversary & Monthly Progress Pics by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today marks thirteen months since my VSG surgery, and it’s also Friday, so it’s really a cause for celebration.  I was really interested to see my measurement ... Read on »
Sensational Summer Weigh In: Week 55 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 »
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 »