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Friday, September 23, 2011

First fill after 15 Months!

Hi Ladies!

Getting SO excited for next Weekend!!

I had my first fill Wednesday, I thought it had been a year but my NP said "Nicole it's been since June 2010" I could feel that I needed a little  more restriction..I was up a good 5lbs on my scale.

So currently I have 7.9 cc in my band..day 3 of liquids is today so far so good!

Trying to get pictures off my phone the weekend before last I ran  a 5k on Saturday & Sunday..oh my how times have changed!!

See you in Chicago!

Friday, September 2, 2011

Boobs 2011 Fun Facts

1. How did you pick your blog name? I love the song by Jack Johnson Better Together, and I started blogging after I was banded so I thought it was a good band blog name :)

2. When did you start blogging? September/October 2009 after I was banded August 2009, I was on Lap Band Talk and found Jen W. Blog..She was also banded in August of 2009 and I LOVED reading her daily updates and then was brave and started my own blog. Blogging brought so many AMAZING people in my life.

3. Theme of blog? Weight loss, sucess with the band, what's going on in my life

4. Did you go to BOOBs 2010? Yes- Was for sure one of the highlights of 2010 for me.

5. When were you banded? August 24, 2009

6. How much have you lost? 100lbs! I was up to 105lb but the summer has me back down to 100lbs loss.

7. What are you most looking forward to at BOOBs? Seeing all my Favorite People, talking, laughing, having a great weekend!!

8. What/who do you hope to find/see/accomplish at BOOBs 2011?  Have fun, meet new bloggers, hang out with friends, feel eachother's ports lol

9. Children? Pets? Nope!

10. Who is your roomie? Susan from Diary of a Lap Band Mom

11. What day do you arrive? Friday 8:30am flying out of Boston at 6:30am

12. What airport/flight/time? ORD

13. What events are you signed up for? not signed up for events, going to window shop on Michigan Avenue and play it by ear

14. Hobbies? Reading, Spinning, Training for 5ks

15. Career? I work for a Non-Profit, partnering with state and meeting with local businesses  to get dislocated workers back to work. It is very rewarding and I love my job

16. Single? Married? In a relationship? Recently divorced in May..I am dating someone right now :)

17. Your birthday month? March

18. What do you want other BOOBs to know about you?  Please say hello to me, I love meeting new people!! And That I  do have a band lol Gilly always jokes that I was never really fat and then I make her feel my port..

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

2nd Bandiversary!!

8.24.09 Best day of my life.

Today I took these pictures with my Jared pants..these were skin tight...
Seams are busted..because they were so tight.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

I am going going..back back to Chicago...

Let me introduce myself..for those of you that might have forgotten about me ;)

My Name is Nicole ..My second Bandiversary is right around the corner 8/24..which now I can say with out a doubt the most important date of my life. I recently seperated from my husband in March..and by May 5th..my divorce was final.. OLE OLE..We are on good terms, he just didn't want children..and if people remember the reason I got my band was so that I would be at a healthy weight to get pregnant.

I have had the most amazing fun summer and I really owe a lot of it to my band. I have been dating, heading to the Cape most weekends and enjoying being in a bikini.

I am currently at 7.8 cc and haven't had a fill since last October.. I have seen 138lbs and even 136lbs (thanks to the divorce stress) Stayed 138 for a few months.. and now with the "summer fun" I have gone up to 144 for a few days and just recently got back down to 140..even saw 138 a few days last week. I am in maintenance mode..I still would love to get to 135..but for once in my life I feel control of my weight..thanks to my band.

I have been a role model, my high school friend is Angie she in boxed me on Facebook..I believe after my 5k pic I did last August asking me how I was losing my weight.. I have an old friend in San Diego that was  just  approved  for her lap band.. And now a Co Worker is going through the process.

I have kept very active..I enjoy running..I have done a couple of 5K's..this picture is me and my sister last Thursday.. last year my time was 43 min..this year 34 mins! (she of course walked it lol)

I didn't know if I was going to be able to afford coming to Chicago...but I got a really great deal on a Ticket and I cannot wait to see my band friends that I had so much fun with last year in Chicago..

I will leave you with a few fun summer pictures..and PROMISE I will try blogging more so you will know who I am in Chicago ;)  xo Nicole

Monday, May 23, 2011

Kristen's Wedding

I was honored to attend a Fellow Bloggers Wedding on Saturday. Kristen got married on Saturday and she looked AMAZING! Her wedding was a blast!

I know I haven't been blogging as much, but this event reminded me of all the great relationships this blog has brought me and I love you all! xoxo

My best friend John..why are all the HOT guys not straight?

Cheers to being single, sexy & Healthy!

Monday, April 4, 2011

Dirty Thirty!

My "Dirty Thirty" party was this weekend..I had a fabulous time.

Thirty, Flirty & oh so FABULOUS..thanks to the band..

These are the first pictures I have seen of my self and think wow, I am skinny. It's the weirdest thing to think out loud.

I had an aspirational goal for my 30th Birthday party...of 138 ..Saturday morning I weighed 138.2 and had even seen glimpse of 136/137 earlier in the week. This would out a doubt not be possible without my band. Have I worked my ass off, (literally I think I have).

My gay husband!

My best friends that threw my party

My Pretty! Came to celebrate

My Parents, My Stepmom  & Dad

Last but not least, this picture that I didn't put onto facebook..
DAMN! Thank you BAND!! :)

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

I am alive..just overwhelmed

The comments I recieved on my last post are overwhelming..I LOVE YOU LADIES!

Getting to attend the bandster brunch  in NYC on 3/20 was amazing and lifted my spirits.

I haven't been on blogs much as I haven't gotten my wireless internet hooked up at my parents. 

I have been trying to deal with my shit show of a life. It's hard. This past week has been extremely hard. I cry most days. My band is so tight from stress and having my period last week I could barely eat.  Yesterday I saw the lowest # on my scale in my life (136lbs), and I didn't even care because I am just so sad and stressed.

Tomorrow will be my first holiday seperated ( my 30th GULP) Birthday. And it's sad knowing I have to make plans, not just automatically have plans with my husband.

Thank You for all the support, I will be getting back into blogging soon..I promise.