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Happy Birthday, DH!
Thursday, October 20, 2016      10 comments

Today is DH's birthday! The older we get, the harder the gifting. I got him a subscription to two different magazines that he likes and gift cards for Home Depot and Red Lobster. He seemed to like them. Tonight, we are celebrating with the f... Read more
Positive Returns!
Wednesday, October 19, 2016      9 comments

I saw a little drop in weight on the scale this morning. Yay! It's a nice confirmation of what I already knew. When you are being abstinent from overeating and eating in range every day, you know you are doing the "right" thing...and ultimate... Read more
Starting on the Next Quest
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      12 comments

I had a good day yesterday. The client did not show up for her conflict resolution meeting; but I was able to talk to her by phone and did the meeting via phone. We resolved her issues. I was able to get off at 1 since I had worked 3 hour... Read more
Stressors...One Down, One to Go!
Monday, October 17, 2016      12 comments

I had a good Sunday with DH. We did our weekly shopping. He's having a hard time with his left knee. I know how that is. I've had my share of knee problems. Both of mine are currently feeling good. We found him a Copper Fit knee brace at B... Read more
Cathy 2.0
Sunday, October 16, 2016      10 comments

So, the garage sale went well yesterday. I sold some stuff and enjoyed my time with my DD's and GD's. Also, DH's parents came over and visited with us for a couple of hours so that was nice. Now it is all bagged up and ready for donation pick... Read more
Feeling Better...Garage Sale!
Saturday, October 15, 2016      8 comments

So yesterday was a better day. The "problem" from Thursday is still being resolved. I am scheduled Monday with the problem client and am confident that it will be resolved at that time. So that's a relief. I'm glad it's not hanging over my h... Read more
Rough Day
Friday, October 14, 2016      10 comments

I survived a not-so-awesome day at work yesterday. I had two criticisms come against me right at the end of the day and was really glad to come home. It did bother me all night. I prayed about it, talked about it, wrote about it...but did not... Read more
Excited about Weight Loss!
Thursday, October 13, 2016      8 comments

I'm pretty excited this morning. Finally, the 10th pound is gone. Hallelujah! 4 weeks of being abstinent from overeating = 10.8 lbs down! Yes, I will take it! Thank you! That was a super nice surprise this morning. My focus and my goal is... Read more
Good-Bye to the Roller Coaster Days!
Wednesday, October 12, 2016      12 comments

Today completes 4 weeks...on plan...abstinent from compulsive overeating/emotional overeating/binge eating...ahhhh. Feels good. It's such a relief to be free of that torture. I was thinking about this on the way home from work yesterday. ... Read more
Clarity and Slogans
Tuesday, October 11, 2016      8 comments

One of the biggest changes I have noticed in myself in the last 27 days, of abstinence from overeating, is clear thinking. Many people describe a brain fog that they get when overeating. I can agree with that. As an emotional overeater, I was... Read more
No More Slippery Slopes!
Monday, October 10, 2016      11 comments

Last night, I had a phone call with my sponsor. We went over the Step 3 questions. At the end, she asked me, "Have you made a decision to turn your will and your life over to God as you understand Him?" I answered, "Yes." Step 3 is complete.... Read more
Flooded Thoughts...
Sunday, October 09, 2016      11 comments

I awoke this morning from a very vivid dream that I believe had been going on for an hour or two. I dreamt that I was in my old church. There was some kind of hostage situation where someone was threatening to take someone out of the church. ... Read more
Living... Losing... Learning...
Saturday, October 08, 2016      13 comments

I had a good day at work yesterday...gotta love Fridays! I'm still on plan. When I eat out, I check the menu for the "light" section. So I can choose something in my calorie range. I've been keeping my breakfasts to 200-300 calories. And I'... Read more
Finding the Good!
Friday, October 07, 2016      10 comments

I have started Step 4 with OA..."Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves." A lot of people are afraid of this step and procrastinate on it. I'm not sure why. I like self-examination. It gives me a chance to uncover my prob... Read more
Plan B Day
Thursday, October 06, 2016      7 comments

Yesterday was a "curve ball" day...didn't go as originally planned. I was getting ready to leave for work when my daughter called and asked if I could watch the GD's...one of them was throwing up so she could not take them to the sitter. My an... Read more

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