Real name: Catherine
Geographical location: Finger Lakes region of NY state
Marital Status: happily single and not looking right now
Children/Ages: no children (ovarian cancer survivor)
Occupation: wanna-be writer
Pets: megan (curvy sleek and pretty calico tortie/tux cross kitty)
Hobbies/Interests: painting, writing, drawing, singing, listening to music, dancing, theatre (acting in -- my bachelor's is in theatre arts), playing the viola, reading reading reading, hanging out with distant friends online
Eye/Hair Color: blond/green
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: 12/31/2010
Starting Weight: 362
Present Weight: 328
Goal Weight: 150
Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: right now? carb cravings!
Following any specific plan: RNY WLS pre-op behavioral modification lifestyle diet (just like it will eventually be post-op i am told)
What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: nothing yet -- i am waiting for the weight to come piling back on. i am hopeful that the rny will work to aid me in really dropping the pounds and as a sort of feedback tool to keep it off!
Anything else you would like to share with us: i am working on becoming the me i wish i could one day be inside and out. i have a lot of physical and psychological troubles but these do not define who i am.