Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
I don't want to be Queen, but . . . -  . . . thank you for all you support and positive responses to my post. You guys are the best. As I said last night: I'm not leaving, but I may just not be posting as frequently. I...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
I'm still around, just tired . . . -   . . . of all the fighting and horseshit. It's getting on my last goddamned nerve. I'm still going to be around, but probably won't be posting as often as I have in the past. I'd ...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
XP: Why nothing ever f*cking fits!!! -  From today's NY Times: www.nytimes.com/2011/04/25/business/25sizing.html One Size Fits Nobody: Seeking a Steady 4 or a 10 In one store, you’re a Size 4, in anothe...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Why NOTHING ever f*cking fits!!!!!! -  From today's NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/25/business/25sizing.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=one%20size%20fits&st=cse One Size Fits Nobody: Seeking a Steady 4 or a 10 ...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Have you gotten your big bucks from Allergan???? -  www.obesityhelp.com/forums/amos/4377465/Does-Allergan-Inc-have-plants-on-OH-to-support-the-Lap-Band/#36174101 I haven't gotten my big bucks check yet, and I'm wondering if ...

Bette B. posted a comment 10 years, 3 months ago
NICE! Great size!

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Easter (Passover?) Breakfast -   Gave up chocolate for Lent, so breakfast was dark chocolate-covered matzoh, mocha latte and chocolate-flavored yogurt. Happy Easter (and, to be inclusionary, Passover) every...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Who says Bandsters can't enjoy good food??? -  For Easter dessert: This decadent dessert is basically Bananas Foster—the New Orleans favorite—in bread-pudding form. The caramel sauce is especially rich and flavo...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Who says we can't enjoy good food??? -  For Easter dessert: This decadent dessert is basically Bananas Foster—the New Orleans favorite—in bread-pudding form. The caramel sauce is especially rich a...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Aretha Franklin in "People" - Says she lost 85 pounds in something like five months through a "mystery surgery", but would "never, EVER have bariatric surgery." (Of course, she also sa...

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Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Wanted to share new tattoo -  It's of my favorite new mantra, from my favorite workout "power" song . . . Made a wrong turn, once or twice.  Dug my way out, blood and fire.  Bad decisions, that's alright....

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
BITCHFest with a TWIST! -  For you NEW KIDS, HERE ARE THE RULES:  "B*TCHFest"  is provided as a public service to those of us who have gripes and grievances but who (whom?), for whatever reason, lack a r...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
"Anemia of Chronic Disease" ??? -  I've had this for 5 or 6 years, and it's not WLS-related. What it means is that I'm anemic (low hematocrit, if memory serves me correctly), but my hematologist can't find what's c...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
OT: Government waste (BTW: it's OT!) -  Yesterday's post regarding Planned Parenthood got some people ranting about what a waste of taxpayer's money it was though, how providing birth control and health care for women i...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
OT: Raise your hand for Planned Parenthood -   On February 18, 2011, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to bar Planned Parenthood from all federal funding for any purpose. The Senate will consider this legislation next, ...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
OT: Raise your hand for PLANNED PARENTHOOD -  On February 18, 2011, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to bar Planned Parenthood from all federal funding for any purpose. The Senate will consider this legislation next, a...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
XPOST: Found this and wanted to share it -  Leaving the City of Regret by: Larry Harp I had not really planned on taking a trip this time of year, and yet I found myself packing rather hurriedly. This trip was going to be...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Found this online and want to share! - Leaving the City of Regret by: Larry Harp I had not really planned on taking a trip this time of year, and yet I found myself packing rather hurriedly. This trip was going to be ...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
St. Baldrick's Day event -  A big, HUGE thank you to everyone who helped me raise over $1500 for children's cancer research. Now, without further ado: bald Bette!

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
TOMORROW is the big day!! -  When I'll finally be getting my mojo back, going from this . . .  to this! Wish me luck, folks. And once again, a thousand thanks to all of you who have supported me! I ...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Sanatogen Protein powder -  Anyone ever tried it? Says it's casein protein, and can be mixed HOT or cold . . . 

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Only 48 HOURS!!!!!!!!! - Until I get to be BALD again! I can hardly wait - I am so sick of this hair! Thank you, as always, to all of you for your support. And to the pers...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 4 months ago
Thank you, ASSHOLE! - For "Mommy-buttoning" my post about St. Baldrick's. While I won't be so evil as to WISH CANCER ON YOUR CHILD, I hope that someday something horrid befalls you and yours, and YOU ne...

Bette B. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 4 months ago
HEADS UP! ONE WEEK to Bald Bette! - Every 3-1/2 minutes, a child is diagnosed with cancer.  That's 160,000 times every year.  In the US, more children die of childhood cancer than any other disease.   ...
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