cathey9338 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago

I've posted a couple of things lately about really struggling and feeling like it's a huge emotional battle that I'm not equipped to win.  I know the basics - I'm pretty good at the basics - but sometimes I just get consumed with bad choices.

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cathey9338 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago

I am three years out.  I'd lost 172 pounds but slowly (and then not so slowly) I've gained more than 30 back.  When I was under 200, I KNEW I would never be 200 again! Then life got in the way and before I knew it I was 207.  I frantically cried out to


cathey9338 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Four month anniversary on Friday... 102 GONE as of - So very fun!  So.very.fun!

cathey9338 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
How to Respond? The trials of breaking free... - Where to begin?  I've made two friends through the support group meetings.  We all three had our surgery within weeks of each other.  While I have about 100 lbs more to lose than m...

cathey9338 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
WOOHOO!!!! 85 gone baby! - Hitting 80 wasn't as exciting as hitting 85!  Crazy, right?!?!  Now... this week has not been the greatest at all.  I'm having real trouble staying hydrated, which for me direc...

cathey9338 wrote a blog post 8 years, 6 months ago
A non-eventful path to a new life... - So last week was fairly non-eventful... No big physical challenges accomplished. "Only" lost four pounds ('only', right?!?) Nothing dramatic to share. In the shadows, I was str...

cathey9338 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Hmmm... Panera's Four Cheese Souffle - So I order it this morning thinking it would be a good choice... I didn't expect it to be 90% breading.  I guess I've never had a "real" souffle.  Even if it had breading I was exp...

cathey9338 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Body Odor Changes Post-Op? - So I smell funny... It's a fact. I do. I thought it had to be because I had a kidney infection but I've been tested multiple times and all is good. My PCP is not concerned.  ...

cathey9338 wrote a blog post 8 years, 6 months ago
My first 5k! Yea me!! - I'm not going to lie... it was HARD!!!  And 36 hours later I'm still sore.  I didn't train as much as many would have recommended but... I didn't care!  I just wanted to do it and ...

cathey9338 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
I DID IT!! I DID IT!!! I DID IT!!!!!!! My first 5k -  Holy schmoly!!!! Just got home. I am SO VERY sore already but so thrilled with myself for doing it! NO WAY could I have done this nine weeks ago!!

cathey9338 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Who am I, really? - I just posted something new to my blog!  I'd love it if you'd stop by and read my latest story.  (I'm pretty stinkin' excited about my little baby step to success!) http://www.o...

cathey9338 wrote a blog post 8 years, 6 months ago
Who am I, really? - While training for my first 5k, I got a phone call on August 11th that put the next ten days into a spin.  Someone special had died and I had to pack my family up and catch the nex...

cathey9338 added a goal 8 years, 7 months ago
Complete my first Marathon!

cathey9338 added a goal 8 years, 7 months ago
Complete my first 1/2 Marathon

cathey9338 added a goal 8 years, 7 months ago
COMPLETE MY FIRST 5K

cathey9338 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Protein in Urine but not a Kidney Infection? - So as soon as I posted about the 5k I'm excited to do... I got a call from my dr's office.  I thought I've been fighting a kidney infection for the last 3+/- weeks.  The office cal...

cathey9338 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Ready to walk a 5K? - I'm seven weeks post-op and just signed up for my first 5k!  Am I crazy?!?!  I walk a mile on the treadmill multiple times a week but I've never walked 3 miles - unless you include...

cathey9338 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Diet Cranberry juice for a Kidney Infection - Everyone says drink buckets of cranberry juice when you have a bladder/kidney infection.  I bought the diet cranberry juice but now I'm thinking... no way is it the same as drinkin...

cathey9338 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Eating Intervention of a Different Sort - Below is my blog entry from last Friday.  It's amazing the difference a few days makes (and a change in perspective!) Yesterday: Calories  672 Steps  2783 Protein 38g I st...

cathey9338 wrote a blog post 8 years, 7 months ago
So hungry today! - Wow... so after spending six weeks "not eating"... I know feel like I'm hungry 24/7.  It's crazy - I know that some of it is real hunger.  I have so much energy now that I've start...

cathey9338 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Foodie Questions: Gluten Free Bread and 4oz vs 1/4 - 1.  My NUT says no bread, rice or pasta.  I see her in two weeks but I'm wondering if gluten free options would be OK?  Any experience?  Honestly I haven't done much research on th...

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Great update! I'm going to print out your nine lessons learned - very...

cathey9338 posted a comment 8 years, 7 months ago
Pizza might be the one thing that I really miss. It has been my best...
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06/19/2012
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