Cari De La Cruz posted a comment 10 years, 10 months ago
Thanks, Lisa, but you know what? This picture was taken BEFORE...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
To NOT Know Me is to Hate Me. -   To NOT Know Me is to Hate Me. by cari So, I was watching Ali McBeal, when MexiKen walks by and I offhandedly say, to him “I always thought she was so pretty; look at t...

Cari De La Cruz posted a comment 11 years, 4 months ago
Hey Doll -- I'm not a bandit, but I did want to tell you that I hear your...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
FABULOUS ISN'T GLAMOROUS. NECESSARILY - I was eating my midmorning cottage cheese with kalamata olives, pumpkin seeds and chipotle salsa, when this thought popped into my head: Do you have to be GLAMOROUS in order to b...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
ARE YOU A BARIATRIC B.A.S.E. JUMPER? - Are You a Bariatric B.A.S.E. Jumper   ©Doug Blane   People fear a lot of things. Heights. Tight spaces. Water. Elevators. Spiders. Large Crowds. Parties. Public speaking....

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
My Whiskers Are Too Long -   My Whiskers Are Too Long by cari Leave it to MexiKen to put this into perspective for me. This past weekend was weird for me. It happens from time-to-time, despite my very...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
Jabberwocky (and the Frumious Binger-Snatch) -   “Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch! Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun The frumious Bandersnatch!” I don’t know why...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
I need compassion - not understanding - MexiKen doesn’t understand what it feels like to be addicted. At least, he doesn’t *think* he does. He’s one of the lucky ones who is able to turn a negative beha...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
OVERNIGHT RECOVERY (18 Years in the Making) - My journey of recovery did not begin when I had weight loss surgery, anymore than it ended when I chose sobriety over my binge eating addiction. Actually, I began my journey of dis...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
There’s No Google Map for THIS Roadtrip -  Uncharted Territory There’s no Google Map for where I’m going, so I’m blazing my own trail. I am, of course, talking about my Recovery from Binge Eating. W...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
The Disease of Addiction -   The Disease of Addiction by cari For a long time, I thought my obesity was my own fault. I thought that it was a horrible character flaw that led me to make bad choice after...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 11 years, 7 months ago
DId you get a Puppy or Perfume? - The GIFT of Bariatric Surgery With the holidays safely behind me, I naturally started thinking about GIFTS. Perhaps I should have thought of this BEFORE the holidays, but this...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 11 years, 9 months ago
100% Authentic Me -  I never really knew why it rubbed me the wrong way when I'd hear people say "Fake it 'till ya make it." I mean, it's a reasonable enough concept, rooted in the idea of positive th...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 11 years, 9 months ago
Deep in the Heart of...Houston -  This past weekend, I had the incredible opportunity to attend my third Obesity Help Conference this year! For those of you who have never attended one, I would encourage you to ma...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 11 years, 10 months ago
Know What You Believe & Believe What You Know -  What you believe is more important than what you know, so it's best to know what you believe. Right now, I'm staring at a bunch of sequins that are sprinkled across the shag ca...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 12 years, 5 months ago
How do you fail in your WLS after life? -   Incremental Failure We were having an interesting discussion about the Bariatric After Life at my weekly support group meeting last Thursday, and my bariatric buddy, Mike, sh...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 12 years, 5 months ago
Keeping the Faith: The Religion of Bariatric Surge -   Keeping the Faith: The Religion of Bariatric Surgery I’ve heard the analogy made on various community boards around the web: Those who have bariatric surgery are like c...

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 12 years, 5 months ago
I Launched My YouTube Channel Today! -  Hey all! I finally launched my Youtube channel GastricBypassBarbie. Please stop by and view my PILOT episode! 

Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 12 years, 5 months ago
The Heart of the Matter: Why I Binge -   Getting to the Heart of the Matter on my Bingeing   “In matters of the the heart, nothing is true except the improbable.” – Madame de Stael As I’ve post...

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Cari De La Cruz wrote a blog post 12 years, 5 months ago
What I Learned From a Guy Named Chet & a '71 Ford -   A New Perspective: What I learned From a guy named Chet and a ‘71 Ford truck A funny thing happened at the plastic surgeon’s office; I got handed a fistful of...
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