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Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes
7/24/2014 12:30:12 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I don't blog much but today I feel the need to put this in writing so I can always have it handy whenever I need to remind myself of this morning's ev...  Read more

JACKSON1224

NSVs Galore and it's only 8 a.m.!!!
7/7/2014 11:40:28 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Some bad life drama is going on around me, but I am focusing on my positives. 224 Enough time to whine and vent blog later! Today I've had at l...  Read more

PATTYR81

Teeny But Effective Motivation (Pic)
7/2/2014 11:15:30 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Wearing dd#2's college softball work out clothes (and her hand-me-down-team-trainer shoes) for my morning walk! Haven't walked in MONTHS!,...  Read more

PATTYR81

Random Victories - 1H 2014
6/26/2014 10:52:14 AM,  2 COMMENTS

At work this is the time of year where we have to self evaluate and write our accomplishments for the 1st half of the year. It is always a tough thing...  Read more

PATTYR81

Food Reality
6/18/2014 11:21:42 AM,  2 COMMENTS

It's a blog 2-fer today! Wanted to separate my 104 224 stuff from my 2 29 28 15 Yesterday's food plan was going well, but somehow...  Read more

PATTYR81

Horse Riding! (pic)
6/18/2014 10:38:22 AM,  6 COMMENTS

REALLY???? ME???? AFTER 20 YEARS???? 40 At my ~300 lb self, I was always afraid I would hurt the horse. 24 I wouldn't even...  Read more

PATTYR81

5 Day Pouch Test - So What Did I Learn???
6/14/2014 11:17:58 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Key Learnings for me: - I wasn't starvingly, uncomfortably hungry - I didn't have to be 'perfect' on the plan for it to work (I was 90%) It...  Read more

PATTYR81

Victories: Both NSV and Scale - YAY!!!
6/12/2014 10:26:16 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Today is day 4 of my 5 day pouch test. I'm happy to report that yesterday my energy was up and I actually got out and walked 30 min! 104 Fo...  Read more

PATTYR81

Shopping!!! (Pic) and Long Lost (Deliberately Hidden) 'Before WLS' pic
6/11/2014 12:44:13 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I bought a new bathing suit!!!! AND for the first time since my honeymoon, I'm not embarrassed (ok a little) to be photographed in it! 224 ...  Read more

PATTYR81

5 Day Pouch Test
6/11/2014 11:34:07 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Lately I've been struggling with binging, eating more and more junk carbs (often to the point where tummy rebels 24 Scale was up 8 lbs from my...  Read more

PATTYR81

Feeling A Bit Slapped Around Today :(
6/5/2014 12:08:23 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I was feeling pretty good after I wrote about my Yappers - got some of them corralled, handled and out of my life (for the moment) 224 Some of...  Read more

PATTYR81

Surrounded by Yapping Chihuauas!
6/2/2014 1:01:36 PM,  4 COMMENTS

It seems like every time I take some time out for 'Me Time', the number of my 'Yapping Chihuauas' (To - Do Items) increases dramatically and their yap...  Read more

PATTYR81

Slug vs. Hamster - Animal Alter-Egos Are Battling....
5/28/2014 11:06:11 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Spent the weekend spectating at dd#3 softball tournament. 60 132 (I realize this is a tennis ball icon, but I like the color so I pretend it's a soft...  Read more

PATTYR81

Non-Eventful Friday - Just The Way I Like It!
5/24/2014 10:42:11 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Fridays are a 'mixed bag' of stuff for me. 36 It's the end of the work week and usually a very easy day with a lot of co-workers taking off 2...  Read more

PATTYR81

Slid Down a Smallish Chute
5/23/2014 11:44:22 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Yesterday no ladder climbing - instead hit a chute and started sliding..... I am a numbers person. I like numbers. They give definite inform...  Read more

PATTYR81

Toddling Up Those Ladders!
5/22/2014 10:06:20 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Sometimes I'm amazed just how much baby steps add up and lead to toddling steps! 183 As I reviewed yesterday in my mind, I got a clear vision...  Read more

PATTYR81

Doing Something Different
5/21/2014 1:20:43 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Yesterday went better eating-wise. 224 I guess there IS something to the strategy of planning defined snacks and meals rather than grazing, ni...  Read more

PATTYR81

Better, But Still Stumbling and Bumbling
5/20/2014 12:30:13 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Yesterday was a better day food-wise. No junk! 224 I was SOOOO tired (food hang over?) so I decided to have a quick nap 102 . 'Quick' extende...  Read more

PATTYR81

Grief-work, Binge Eating and Getting Back On Track
5/19/2014 12:04:34 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I've been pretty 'silent' on SP for the past few months. Lurking, reading, with occasional comments. No real posts. Why???? I've been actively avoi...  Read more

PATTYR81

Unstuck - Backstory and Forging Ahead!
4/8/2014 12:23:09 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I ran out of time yesterday and didn't get to blog WHY my tax experience this year was such a hurdle. It's been WAYYYYYY bigger and more complicated...  Read more

PATTYR81

Finally Unstuck! Taxes Done! YAY!
4/7/2014 4:26:14 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I don't know many people that think doing their taxes is fun. 100 I certainly don't. For me, it's right up there with my annual & semi annual...  Read more

PATTYR81

'Blog-Worthy' Writing?
4/4/2014 10:01:57 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I've noticed that I've felt my only 'blog-worthy' writing is when I'm feeling upbeat and positive. Yes, writing upbeat blogs is a good thing. 224 I gu...  Read more

PATTYR81

Stumbled But Not Down For The Count!
3/20/2014 6:23:08 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Today I'm off on another trip to see dd#2 play college softball. I'm flying out on the early plane. Missed her game on ESPN yesterday 18 DRAT! dd#1...  Read more

PATTYR81

My Caffeine Paradox
3/18/2014 9:51:58 AM,  7 COMMENTS

It's no secret that I LOVE coffee!!! HOT skinny mochas and vanilla lattes make my mouth Happy, Happy, HAPPY! ! 106 106 106 My issue here is f...  Read more

PATTYR81

Just Get Started!
3/17/2014 11:00:53 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm still struggling with eating and weight gain. 29 Saturday was 'good' day, eating to plan, shopped and got 2 pairs of denim capri pants at Wa...  Read more

PATTYR81

Mouth Wants vs. Brain Logic = YIKES!
3/13/2014 9:29:33 AM,  7 COMMENTS

My mind is a peculiar thing sometimes. Ok, well, most times 334 In the food/drink/activity arena, it attempts to apply the same logic to differ...  Read more

PATTYR81

Creeping Weight Gain Finally Got My Attention!
3/11/2014 10:53:47 AM,  6 COMMENTS

About a month ago, my weight was at an all time low of 184. That's 112 lbs from my hw of 296 104 I was feeling pretty good about my routines a...  Read more

PATTYR81

Light Bulb Moment!
3/10/2014 2:29:35 PM,  5 COMMENTS

After I whined in my last blog, I was kinda drifing around not really doing much with my mind pretty much fogged over. 527 15 As I read some S...  Read more

PATTYR81

Venting
3/10/2014 1:13:01 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Woke up sluggish, tired and scale is up 8 lbs from my lowest weight since I started traveling! 18 Not sleeping well, weird dreams with my dad, m...  Read more

PATTYR81

Off on Another Weekend Adventure
2/28/2014 7:07:36 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I'm heading out this a.m. on 2 hr drive to airport- flying to visit dd#2 in New Mexico for softball tournament. It's POURING and STORMING! YIKES! It'...  Read more

PATTYR81

A 'Feeling Adventure' Weekend!
2/27/2014 8:55:42 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Reading SP blogs and posts helps crystalize all those thoughts and feelings swirling around in my brain. 223 I just got back from a 5 day weeke...  Read more

PATTYR81

Valentine's Day Feast! (pic)
2/14/2014 1:11:21 PM,  5 COMMENTS

27 yrs ago, DH & I celebrated our 1st Valentine's Day with him cooking me steak and lobster. (Remember the tanks of live lobsters at Safeway???) ...  Read more

PATTYR81

Carb Fest Week! :(
2/14/2014 10:50:16 AM,  5 COMMENTS

For me, I do best when I concentrate in small time increments. Usually days, sometimes hours. Also food routine helps me. I eat my 'usual' meal and th...  Read more

PATTYR81

Shadow Hunger
2/10/2014 2:48:13 AM,  9 COMMENTS

What is shadow hunger? Some call it head hunger, but I prefer to call it shadow hunger because itís just like a shadow. Itís dark, it looms around a...  Read more

HOOSIERGIRLINDY

Asthma DOESN'T Go Away with Weight Loss????! WTF!?
2/5/2014 10:21:08 AM,  3 COMMENTS

What The Franklin (my def of 'WTF') 334 is up with THAT?! Since I began my WLS journey thru gastric bypass surgery in Dec 2011, I've lost...  Read more

PATTYR81

Pizza Hangover Part 2
1/30/2014 9:37:15 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Yesterday's pizza hangover continued all day 2 Another lesson learned is to LEAVE leftover pizza at the restaurant!!! I picked at it all day- o...  Read more

PATTYR81

Pizza Hangover!
1/29/2014 11:30:59 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Last nite we went to dd#3 softball fundraiser at the local pizza joint. I haven't had pizza in MONTHS, so I prepared well for the 'dangerous adv...  Read more

PATTYR81

Random Shopping Delight! (Pic)
1/24/2014 9:14:06 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Wednesday nite we had a power outage. Somebody hit a pole. Nobody was hurt, but half our town went dark for hours. 24 Went outside and looked at...  Read more

PATTYR81

Medical Issues and Weight Loss
1/23/2014 1:50:01 AM,  7 COMMENTS

For the last few days, I've gone without sleep. None. It's now January 23rd around 1:30am. The last time I slept was Monday, January 20th. I go...  Read more

HOOSIERGIRLINDY

An OK Something is Better Than a Perfect Nothing!
1/21/2014 9:33:50 AM,  6 COMMENTS

This thought came to me as I'm sipping my HOT, skinny mocha 106 , reading SP blogs and wondering what I have to contribute today. For the longe...  Read more

PATTYR81

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