PATSY142's Blogs

Exercising to prevent boredom
Sunday, October 16, 2011      0 comments

When I get bored, I have been exercising. This has helped me to lose weight and even helped the swelling go down in my legs. The more I exercise the more I want to exercise. I started out walking a short distance. Then I added exercises using 2 ... Read more
Returning to Sparkpeople again!
Saturday, October 08, 2011      3 comments

I have been out of contact due to unforseen circumstances, but I am willing to work extra hard to get into shape for next summer. Unfortunately, I have regained much of what I lost while I was away, I need your support to help me be the bes... Read more
Visiting family
Thursday, August 25, 2011      1 comments

I will be visiting my family for a little while, and will be unable to be on sparkpeople for a while. I will contact you all when I get back. It will be nice to see them. I really haven't saw them for a while. They will help me maintain my... Read more
Learning to tell Friends NO
Thursday, July 28, 2011      3 comments

I am just now learning to tell my friends No. No I don't want to go eat. No I don't want to fix something to eat. No I don't want to have a snack ( chips & soda). Learning to tell my family and friends No when it comes to food has been my hardes... Read more
Facing the heat
Saturday, July 23, 2011      0 comments

I have been in the house all week. Today it is time to face the heat and go do something. I am ready to do anything. I can handle the heat in small doses, a couple of days at a time. I am going to my mom's out in the country. She will have sever... Read more
All about Attitude
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      1 comments

I am learning weight lose is all about attitude. The better attitude you have about losing weight, the more chance you will succeed. Well, I feel like I can do it. I see no reason why I can't reach my goals. I have plenty of time to watch my die... Read more
Quit smoking and lose weight
Thursday, July 07, 2011      1 comments

I caught a few minutes of Dr. Oz where a woman quit smoking and did one certain thing and lost a lot of weight. I have noticed that when I try to quit smoking, I lose weight that week. I know some people actually lose weight when they quit... Read more
Hot weather walking
Thursday, June 30, 2011      0 comments

I will be outside in the hot weather. I will be walking with my daughter and running errands. It's supposed to be around 100 degrees. I just have to remember to take my water with me. I drink a lot more water when it is hot, than I do when it's ... Read more
Walking again
Thursday, June 09, 2011      1 comments

I am going walking again. I have been following my diet and not losing any weight, so I am adding walking to it. I have tried exercising, but haven't stuck with it. I am going walking at 6 A.M. while it is still cool and I can beat the heat of t... Read more
Living Up to Expectations
Thursday, June 02, 2011      1 comments

We all try to live up to the expectations of our loved ones. Sometimes it is hard or seems impossible to do. My son expects me to lose weight and get into shape. He is in the Army and doesn't take excuses. So far I have lost 50 lbs. for him, but... Read more
Jump starting my diet
Thursday, May 26, 2011      1 comments

I lost 9 pounds this week. I jump started my diet by taking care of my small grandchildren. I didn't have time to eat and I got plenty of exercise with two 15 month old toddlers and a 5 year old. Of course, I realize most of this weight loss was... Read more
Celebration Weekend
Sunday, May 22, 2011      0 comments

This weekend we are celebrating my daughter's pinning as a RN and her graduation from college (Nursing School). My nephew also got married Saturday night. That's a lot of cakes and a lot of temptation. So far I have done good. In fact, I have b... Read more
Weigh-in Today, bad day
Thursday, May 19, 2011      2 comments

I weighed in today. It was a bad day I weighed 281, that's the most I have weighed in a year. I ate too much salt this week and I didn't drink enough water. I know I ate too much last night. I had chicken and dumplings. I need to get myself back... Read more
Last day of College
Monday, May 16, 2011      0 comments

Today is my last day of college, at least for a while. I am not going back in the fall. I have lost interest in going to college. I just barely passed my last test that the teacher graded. I usually want to make all A's. It was from lack of inte... Read more
Talking about Sparkpeople
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      1 comments

I have been talking about Sparkpeople and I am trying to get a couple of my friends to join. Cindy isn't good with a computer, but she could navigate the sparkpeople pages. She really needs help. She is a good person, but she just eats too much.... Read more

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