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Cathy Healthy Living Professional

San Francisco, California
My name is Cathy Wilson and I had RNY Lap gastric bypass surgery in 2001. I've lost 147 pounds. In addition, I also lost my diabetes, GERD, sleep apnea, and arthritic conditions of my joints and spine. I went from a size 26, 3x to a size 4. Weight loss and maintenance, and behavioral health are my... Full Bio
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Lose Weight Find Life - come on over! by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss If you've been checking out my blog here, please make the move and join me at my main blog at www.LoseWeightFindLife.com . LoseWeightFindLife has been completely revam ... Read on »
Wow! Really? by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I need to vent.  I haven't been on my blog for a bit.  There have been a number of reasons.....sick, busy with work, holidays, spending time with my family, sick, dealing ... Read on »
White Thanksgiving! by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Happy Thanksgiving!!  As I type this, I'm watching it snow!!  In the matter of about an hour, our weather went from rain to freezing ice pellets, hail and now it is snowin ... Read on »
You Never Know The Direction A Day Can Go by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I woke up this morning still upset and hungover from the events with my pre-teen son over the weekend.  As I got ready for work, I made the assumption that today would suc ... Read on »
Silver Lining of a Sucked Saturday by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Extremely rough day yesterday.  Without the frustrating, upsetting, pushed to the limit details of yesterday, needless to say that parenting can sometimes just suck in a m ... Read on »
My Minutes Today....iPhone/App Update & FLYing by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm feeling better today.  Not sure if it is because it is Friday and that starts family and friend time or that I posted last night how I was feeling, talked to a close f ... Read on »
On My Mind... by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Since this is my own blog and created solely for the purpose of writing about whatever is going on with me and documenting what's on my mind, I'm going to write about it h ... Read on »
Cupcakes for Dinner? by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Yep, you read that right - cupcakes for dinner.  And they were healthy!! Update on my quest for healthy eating by my pre-teen son.  This weekend I prepared a new di ... Read on »
Picky Eater Son - Update by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss My quest to open up the nutritional world for my picky eater son continues.  With him, it is two steps forward, sometimes one step back and other times it is miles back.  ... Read on »
Election Day is Every Day by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The election is finally behind us.  We now get to watch television without the constant back-to-back mud-slinging commercials of "vote for me" and the dirt on opposing can ... Read on »
What's Eating You? by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I will repeat that exact same question to myself when I'm wanting to dive into Krispy Kreme donuts head first or some other sugary/fat/carb-laden/nutritionally zero food c ... Read on »
New Blog – www.mydailyminutes.com by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Hi Friends and Coaching Clients, I’ve started a new blog.  All of the content on my blog here has been moved there too, plus includes new blog posts.  I hope you’ll fo ... Read on »
50 Tips To Help You Succeed at “Normal” Eating by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 50 TIPS TO HELP YOU SUCCEED AT “NORMAL” EATING from psychology of eating expert Karen R. Koenig, LCSW, M.Ed. author of Nice Girls Finish Fat, the Rules of “Normal” ... Read on »
Scary – Grocery Store Trips! LOL by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I am guilty of impulse shopping when I go to the grocery store.  I’m buying more fruits and vegetables at the Farmer’s Markets, meats at a local specialty store, but I sti ... Read on »
Work In Progress by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss As you’ve noticed, my blog is going through some changes.  A super smart friend of mine is helping me with my blog (thanks AH= ).  I am very excited. I’ll be back with ... Read on »
Getting Back On Track – The Time Is NOW! by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Do you put off your goals?  We pick out some magical date in the future to get back on track.  Actually,  I should change that “we” to ME!  I’m raising my hand as in that ... Read on »
You Are What You Do by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Whether your goal is weight loss and maintenance, arriving at the office 15 minutes early to improve job performance, having a happier relationship, consistency is extre ... Read on »
Overwhelmed? by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss “Divide each difficulty into as many parts as necessary to resolve it.” – Rene Descartes One of my triggers for emotional eating is feeling overwhelmed?  It goes way ... Read on »
Don’t Quit! by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’ve kept this poem for a long time.  I saw it a couple of years ago and it has given me lots of motivation and inspiration.  I talked with a someone recently that was f ... Read on »
A Slip-Up Isn’t A Fall by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I made a couple of food choices that upon reflection I wish I hadn’t. No big deal but not what I’d planned. Actually, it isn’t necessarily the choices but the way and ... Read on »