Using the same picture bc it’s the only one we took tonight lol. But I’m so happy. So happy to have a boyfriend who has loved me at every size, and supports the decisions I made. It can be hard on the other person when they know you as one thing but he has always wanted me to do whatever I want, and whatever will make me happy. I know relationships that have broken up & marriages that have ended because of their spouse not being able to accept their partners new body, but that’s not the case with us. Super happy thoughts. ❤️

“I weighed 13 pounds when I was born, so I guess I’ve always been overweight. In preschool, I got teased so miserably that I would pretend to pass out so that I could go home. I would practice how to fall because I didn’t want to hurt myself. My mom thought there was something seriously wrong with me. I didn’t want to go outside. I found solace in my room, where I could paint, draw, and write stories. I was alone a lot. My father abandoned me, my mom was always working, and my step-dad made it clear that I was just his step child. When I started high school, I found a way to pretend that I was OK with being in my shell by always being the first to joke about my weight. It got to a point where I was making jokes when nobody was even thinking about it. My confidence was fake. To cloak how I was never comfortable in my skin, I would pack on layers. My mom got me to have gastric bypass surgery when I graduated, which is why I have a big scar above my belly button. I lost 100 pounds, but losing weight is an easy thing, it’s the mental weight that’s hard to lose. You have to be able to see yourself. Only now am I able to look in the mirror and think: You’re dope, you’re alright. I’m a work-in-progress, and I’m OK with loving myself in the meantime.”

– Stacy Barthe in today’s new episode of the What’s Underneath Project! For her full story, watch her video!

2010 to 2014. Sometimes I need to remind myself how far I’ve come, because like many people, I am too hard on myself. I’m not perfect, nor will I ever be. But I can keep working on improving myself, improving my body and my mind. It’s a journey that I’m happy to be on.

I have been missing!!! LOL

I was locked out of my Tumblr for like ever and this morning I tried and I am finally back in……..a year later! HAHAHAHA

sorry everyone!

Good news is I have lost 150 pounds now!!!!!  

Highest weight was 320

Current weight is 170!!! :)  

Still wanna loose about 20 more pounds.


Obesity is terrible!
Nancy considered all bariatric surgeries: gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, gastric band, lap-band, roux en y or any surgery that will LIMIT her food intake. The doctor was clear: her life depends on reaching a healthy weight and a normal BMI or else….She was worried about the death rate (1 in 200), risks and complications.

She had already scheduled a surgery when she was recommended Roca Labs, a Bariatric Surgery ALTERNATIVE that naturally limits the stomach without cutting it. The red mixture did work for her, she cancelled the surgery and achieved HEALTHY WEIGHT within a year. Better results than most bariatric surgeries. She reduced her weight by 115 lb with Roca Labs and saved herself from the dangerous and expensive surgery. She had maintained her healthy BMI for about a year now.

Nancy not only looks and feels great, but she also states that consuming the daily dose of the regimen is easy. When it was first filmed, Nancy was shy and preferred not to reveal her face. Soon she will become a Roca Labs Success Coach.


I never thought in a million years I’d be under 300lbs, let alone lose 100. Thank you guys for the support and I’m going to be more active now. I was in a slump dealing with my physical and mental disabilities. I’ve been working through it with my therapist and I haven’t been this happy in a long, long time. 💜 🤘

One year ago, right now, I was sitting in a hospital gown with IVs in my arm, about to be wheeled back to the surgery room.

Since then, I have changed so much. Yes, I have lost 130 pounds. Yes, I have dropped dress sizes. And that’s fantastic, and I’m really proud of myself for that.

But the best part of my weight loss is how I feel. I feel stronger. I am more confident. I feel like I can express myself better. I feel healthy.

I eat better, I exercise, I practice gratitude and mindfulness. This journey has taught me so much more than weight loss. It has taught me its ok to be who I am, to take things in moderation, and to enjoy the little things in life.

Happy one year surgiversary to me! Here’s to another great year!