bandhope posted a discussion topic 8 years ago

I took a break from being " the weight loss girl". The evil head games I played caused me to have a weight issue. The band helped me lose 50 lbs, but I know the way I treat myself is what will keep me healthy and happy. Time to practice good habits and


bandhope posted a discussion topic 10 years, 9 months ago
Accountable - I have been banded for 5 1/2 years now. I saw a lap-band doctor in Nov. and had several test. The tests all came back great and the doctor seemed very pleased with my progress. ...

bandhope posted a discussion topic 11 years, 3 months ago
Has anyone experienced the 3M 1/2 marathon in Aust - My sister and I did the half in Dallas (White Rock) and our time stunk!!! It was her first half ever and it was horribly humid. The route was awful too and it caused everyone to...

bandhope posted a discussion topic 11 years, 4 months ago
Almost 5 years!! - My Lapband doctor moved and I recently saw the doctor that agreed to take on his patients.  In order to see me, I had to have a barium x-ray and video made while drinking the ba...

bandhope posted a discussion topic 11 years, 10 months ago
Dissapointed with the Message Board-nothing seems - I have been away  from the board awhile. I have been banded for many years and doing well.  I view this journey as a daily work in progress. I must take care of myself and be accou...

bandhope wrote a blog post 12 years, 4 months ago
Four years of healthy living and much to celebrate - Today, I celebrate many things!!! I have lived a full and healthy new life with my Lap-band for 4 years now. I have completed a half marathon (13.1 miles), a full marathon (26.2 mi...

bandhope posted a discussion topic 12 years, 4 months ago
Four years today!!!! Attached pic - ] I am the second one on the left. Post Date: 12/6/11 2:47 pm Today, I celebrate ...

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bandhope posted a discussion topic 12 years, 4 months ago
Sharing my new love with my family (marathon relay - I have an exciting weekend ahead! I got my family on board and we will be running the Dallas White Rock Marathon as a relay team (each person shares part of the marathon). I can't ...

bandhope posted a discussion topic 12 years, 4 months ago
Anyone doing Dallas White Rock Marathon this Sunda - I'm doing the 5 person relay and I'm still freaking out. We are driving to each relay transition and I'm a nervous wreck about traffic. My sister's company is a sponsor and their c...

bandhope posted a discussion topic 12 years, 5 months ago
5 person marathon relay....advice needed... - My family will be doing the 5 person marathon relay. There are shuttle buses to take you to each transition spot. I've heard some teams will take one car so they can stay together,...

bandhope posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
Incline on a treadmill questions. Please help - If you had 1 mile of 650 ft. of elevation at a race, what would you incline a treadmill to in order to train for that hill. The event is a 5 person marathon relay. This leg is 5 mi...

bandhope posted a discussion topic 12 years, 7 months ago
Not cut out for a running partner. I need to figur - I've trained for a 1/2 and a full by myself and I would consider myself a "Zen runner". I run for the stress relief, better health, and for myself. After completing my first full m...

bandhope posted a discussion topic 12 years, 8 months ago
Today is my Yoga day!!! Has Yoga changed your life - I started doing yoga right in the middle of training for my first half marathon two years ago and continued to do it through training for my full marathon the year after. I do beli...

bandhope posted a discussion topic 12 years, 8 months ago
Dreaming of the day I can run outdoors again. - We are having some crazy hot weather...even our lows are breaking records. I've been running on a treadmill all summer and dream of the day I can take my long runs outdoors. It is ...

bandhope wrote a blog post 12 years, 10 months ago
Living my life in two sections or seasons - It does appear my life has two sections or seasons....off season and training season. I enjoy both and they both have their huge upsides and a few downsides. There is nothing l...

bandhope posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
Taking the NO fast food challenge - I was talking to a friend of mine (fabulously fit friend) about her kitchen re-model. I asked her if they were living on fast food and she said her family stopped eating fast food ...

bandhope posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
Snack ideas...need suggestions - I do so much better watching what I eat when I plan out a healthy snack prior to my workout. Here is a list of snacks I do, but I would love new ideas. What is a healthy snack yo...

bandhope posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
It's been a while... - I've been away  for a little bit and will lurk from time to time. I will be banded for four years in Dec. I need to spend some time nurturing my goal. My goal is to be as healthy...

bandhope wrote a blog post 13 years, 4 months ago
Marathon Finisher!!! - I can check off running a marathon on my bucket list! What an experience. My training schedule started started back in August and went very well until mid-October. I began to hav...

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bandhope wrote a blog post 13 years, 4 months ago
Two weeks to go! White Rock Marathon Goal 26.2 mil - I'm two weeks away from completing my goal of running The White Rock Marathon (26.2 miles). I've enjoyed the journey and have gained so much. About two weeks ago, as my miles incre...

bandhope wrote a blog post 13 years, 6 months ago
Moving right along! - I had a teeny tiny fill a couple of weeks ago. Wow! The power of saline is amazing!!! My clothes  are already starting to feel better on me. Yippee! My training is going really...
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