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Monday, October 28, 2013

Banded for Four Years!

Yes.  The blog has been super quiet lately.

Can you guess why?

I've been traveling.

...8 days. 

...5 flights. 

...17,386 miles. 

...34 hours flying time

I've been to Australia and now I'm back in the good ol' USA.

Coincidentally I was 'Down Under' traveling on business during my official Bandiversary on October 20, 2013.

In case you missed it, you can find my previous Bandiversary blog posts here:

One Year Bandiversary post

Two Year Bandiversary: I wrote a letter to my former fatty self.

Three Year Bandiversary post

And now here we are...

Banded for FOUR years!

And what did I do to celebrate these amazing four years?

I did something that I never would have or could have done when I was 258lbs.

I climbed up to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge!

See those people up there (upper left side of the pic)? We climbed all the way up to the flags!

Happy Bandiversary to ME!

I wonder what this upcoming year has in store for me and my Lap-Band?


  1. That is awesome! I can't imagine making that climb, but, it's officially added to my bucket list!

  2. Happy bandiversary! I missed your usual bandiversary post this year -- it's been a great source of inspiration for my own bandiversary posts through the years! So cool about climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge -- great photos and an amazing NSV!!

  3. I've been waiting to hear about your bandiversary. Very awesome! I can't wait to see where I am even a year from now. You are such an inspiration!

  4. I'm seriously crying tears of joy for you. You continually rock maintenance every day and post your weigh ins every Friday. I'm so thrilled to have been here for nearly 2.5 years of your journey and cannot wait to travel along side you through the next year. Congratulations.