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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: Quick & Easy Questions by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Happy Monday! It’s so nice to have a 3-day weekend, and I need a day off after that heart-breaking game last night.  But, I’m a 49er Faithful through and though, and ... Read on »
New Year, New ME Weigh-In: Week 34 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 2014 – a new year, a fresh start full of new beginnings. 2014 is going to be MY year to shine. I’m vowing here and now that I will reach my goal weight in 201 ... Read on »
FMM: Taboo Topics by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Happy Monday! What a great weekend I had! I had to chaperone two basketball games on Friday, and while that’s not my favorite sport, it’s always fun to watch the st ... Read on »
AIF: San Francisco Hot Chocolate 5K by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This morning FaveCousin, KE, and I woke up before dawn in order to participate in the SF Hot Chocolate 5K , benefiting Ronald McDonald House.  I’d first heard abou ... Read on »
New Year, New ME Weigh-In: Week 33 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 2014 – a new year, a fresh start full of new beginnings. 2014 is going to be MY year to shine. I’m vowing here and now that I will reach my goal weight in 20 ... Read on »
FMM: Happy 2014 by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Happy Monday! Today was my first day back to school after 2 weeks off, and let me tell you, it was difficult. I think it was as hard for me to be there as it was for ... Read on »
Hairy Situation by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I wish that I didn’t have this story to share, but it so affected me this week that I think I have to tell it. I think I mentioned a while ago that ever since ... Read on »
New Year, New ME Weigh-In: Week 32 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 2014 – a new year, a fresh start full of new beginnings. 2014 is going to be MY year to shine.  I’m vowing here and now that I will reach my goal weight in 20 ... Read on »
Bella’s Goals for 2014 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 »
Create: 2014′s Mantra by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Each year I pick a word, a mantra, that I use as a guiding force for my life.  I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the word I want to use in 2014, and it hit me: ... Read on »
Going Outside My Comfort Zone: I Have a Date! by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss (I’m not so sure about the staying up late…yet) As you guys know, I signed up for Match.com at the beginning of December.  Up to this point, there have be ... Read on »
My Year in Blogging: 2013 in Review by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss What a year I had in blogging for 2013! Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 79,000 ti ... Read on »
#Reverb13, Day 31: Bye by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Throughout the month of December, I’ll be participating in #reverb13 : Reverb is a way to reflect on the past year and project into the next year with a prompt a d ... Read on »
Onederful ONEDERLAND!!! by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Talk about a NYE miracle! This morning when I weighed myself, as I do every morning, I saw the number that I’ve been yearning to see for years.  Gosh, I can’t real ... Read on »
#Reverb13, Day 30: Relationships by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Throughout the month of December, I’ll be participating in #reverb13 : Reverb is a way to reflect on the past year and project into the next year with a prompt a d ... Read on »
New Year, New ME Weigh-In: Week 31 Post-Op VSG by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 2014 – a new year, a fresh start full of new beginnings. 2014 is going to be MY year to shine.  I’m vowing here and now that I will reach my goal weight in 20 ... Read on »
#Reverb13, Day 24: Driving Me Crazy by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Throughout the month of December, I’ll be participating in #reverb13 : Reverb is a way to reflect on the past year and project into the next year with a prompt a d ... Read on »
Christmas Eve – I Believe by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I really do think that the Christmas season is one where people are kinder to each other and walk around happier and more grateful. (But maybe that’s because ... Read on »
#Reverb13, Day 23: Ready, Set, Go! by Bella C Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Throughout the month of December, I’ll be participating in #reverb13 : Reverb is a way to reflect on the past year and project into the next year with a prompt a d ... Read on »