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Mom is so amazing...
Saturday, November 09, 2013      9 comments

She is just taking this dad is a mess! It is so strange to see my strong as an ox Dad fall apart...he never fell apart like this when his mom died. He has been talking t me about how his life will be so empty after mom goes. They ha... Read more
I restarted my journey...
Sunday, September 08, 2013      13 comments

I was at 196.6 - I am 189.0 as of this morning. The wright is taking longer to get off....but I am doing this...BY GOD! i went to an OA meeting - was a great motivator for me...I am reading You: On a Diet with TeamIndyGirl - very interesti... Read more
Darn Scale!
Thursday, July 11, 2013      8 comments

I really HATE my scale! For months, I have been the same weight - then the batteries went out in it. Put new ones in - and I have gained 10 pounds! Went to my neighbors house to check it out - and sure enough...10 pounds! DARN IT ALL!... Read more
We said our final goodbyes yesterday -
Saturday, April 06, 2013      14 comments

It was time for Oreonna's funeral. We came together and bonded over a sweet young girl who had so much going for her. We laughed and cried - we talked about our memories. We hugged each other - knowing it was because of her that we cared more... Read more
Yesterday was so hard...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      11 comments

We had to tell the kids. The teacher and I put them in a class circle, and with the help of a counselor and Hospice, we told them that Oreonna was gone. The look of shock, disbelief and utter sadness killed us. We all cried...and told stories... Read more
Sunday, March 24, 2013      20 comments

I received a phone call yesterday from one of the teachers I work with - one of our students died on Friday morning. She was only in 4th grade - 10 years old. She had just had her first crush on a boy...she was amazing. She wrote an essay at ... Read more
Okay - BOBINVA's Idea...5 things I am thankful for...
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      6 comments

#1 - Always - My two kids...would be lost without them!!!!! #2 - I woke up. #3 - I have a job I LOVE! #4 - My dog, Sasha - she loves to walk with me and stays by my side all night(she sleeps next to me on the floor). #5 - My ... Read more
Today is Tuesday - you know what that means?
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      9 comments

I am making another blog entry! I am having a hard time sticking to my plan of eating...I want to lose weight so much...I am just not motivated enouigh right now. I hate when I let crap interfear - I hate when I let it win. I do not h... Read more
Sunday, Sunday....
Sunday, March 03, 2013      7 comments

Darn - how I hate those Cadbury Cream Eggs...and the cute bunny. I could eat them all year long. Thankfully, I have not seen the orange cream filled biggest weakness of all... Been having a rough time sticking to my plan of eati... Read more
The first six days of restart...
Saturday, December 01, 2012      7 comments

Were okay. Goodies at work fit into the plan - I made it work for me. Lost 6 back to walking for me. My husband is another subject all together. Seems everything I do is wrong and I never do anything for him. So, last ni... Read more
And day one of the restart was.....
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      9 comments

Okay. I walked at work and I walked last night. It is supposed to rain from Wednesday to Sunday - but, I have an umbrella! I am trying to just handle things one at a time - even if it takes more than one day to figure it out. The stress... Read more
After 19 pounds gained and so much time lost...
Sunday, November 25, 2012      13 comments

I think I am back. I am still under way too much stress, but, I need to do this for me. No one else but me. I am tired of being the bitter, mean, cranky old lady. I want to be happy - I need to be happy. I joined a few OA type groups on Yah... Read more
Hello, my name is Cathy....
Sunday, November 18, 2012      8 comments

And I am a compulsive overeater. I have been fighting the "want/need" to eat sweets for over 3 months. I feel like a complete and utter failure. I am so stressed out at home, that I have turned back to food to comfort me. Nothing else fills m... Read more
I have a confession to make to you...
Sunday, August 26, 2012      14 comments

I have lost my spark. I seem to have lost it in the last 2 weeks - and I do not know how to get it back. I am depressed....I am stressed....and I am gaining weight. Does anyone know any tricks on how to get it back? My day starts out goo... Read more
What losing 90 pounds has taught me....
Thursday, July 05, 2012      20 comments

Nothing feels as good as seeing my ribs for the first time. Nothing tastes that good...nothing. Also, seeing my Dr. after losing the weight is SO rewarding. And the looks that people give me....yes...this is so good. But the best part...... Read more

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