PATTYR81's Blogs

An OK Something is Better Than a Perfect Nothing!
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      6 comments

This thought came to me as I'm sipping my HOT, skinny mocha emoticon , reading SP blogs and wondering what I hav... Read more
Do ONE Thing!
Monday, January 20, 2014      5 comments

I am a FABULOUS planner! emoticon My daily to-do lists are AWESOME in their scope and length! ... Read more
Gluten Free is Actually Pretty Good!!!
Monday, January 13, 2014      3 comments

DD#1 is gluten-sensitive and has adopted a gluten free diet. I was a bit skeptical hearing about all the stuff she was doing, but when she came home for Christmas, she looked ... Read more
Feelings Causing New (to me) Behaviors These Days
Thursday, January 09, 2014      4 comments

After being on vaca for the past 19 days, I've had a hard time getting going and getting back into my work routine every day this week. ... Read more
I Need a Size 10 Foot Applied to a Strategic Place :)
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      3 comments

After 19 vaca days, I went back to work yesterday. emoticon AND ... Read more
My New Year Bedroom Makeover (pics)
Monday, January 06, 2014      4 comments

After going thru a horrible and draining past 6 months and being on vaca for the past 19 days, my energy is re-charged for the New Year. ... Read more
My Non-Meat Protein Staples
Monday, January 06, 2014      4 comments

I posted this on a thread and thougt I'd copy here so I wouldn't have to re-create my list. My non-meat protein staples are: Premier Protein rtd protein drink, chocolate 30 g protein, 160 cal (Costco) Dannon lite & fit Greek yogur... Read more
Getting My Head Around the 2014 Me (pic)
Friday, January 03, 2014      10 comments

Here I am starting 2014: I've lost 110 lbs, am 5' 8 1/2" at 186 lbs, wear size 12 jeans and med/small tops. Wow. Not that long ago I was 296 lbs, wore skin tight... Read more
Holiday Revamping (Kitty Pic)
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      3 comments

This year, celebrating Christmas was 'different'. 'Better' in some ways and 'worse' in others. Sad changes: My favorite Christmas-loving aunt passed 11/13 last year, Dad passed 11/20 this year & we had to put 5 month Tinker Kitty down 12/... Read more
Things That Make Me Smile in Tough Times - Cute Kitty Pic
Friday, December 20, 2013      6 comments

I'm valiantly trying to positively participate in Christmas festivities this year. It's tough, tough, TOUGH! Losing my dad Nov 20 and marking the 1 yr date of my dear aunt's passing Nov 13 and now Kitty having a bout of seizures last nite... Read more
Just Kinda Watching These Days~
Tuesday, December 17, 2013      2 comments

Usually I am the driving force for holiday celebrations. Early in our marriage (25 yrs in Feb!!), dh & I agreed to host holiday events at our house and end the dilemma and drama of whose house we were going to visit when. That meant plannin... Read more
Good Day- YAY!
Friday, December 06, 2013      4 comments

I guess I should be more specific about which carbs are my sore point because I DO eat SOME carbs. For me, carbs in general are not a black or white choice- it's just those pesky snacky things and some that to others are perfectly healthy choice... Read more
Going Carb-less: Trying Again Today
Thursday, December 05, 2013      9 comments

Altho my natural tendency is to beat myself up for not being perfect, I've decided to focus on what I DID achieve and positively build upon that teeny-tiny success. Yesterday I made it to lunch carb-less ... Read more
Those Pesky, Sneaky Carbs!
Wednesday, December 04, 2013      4 comments

I've learned that there are some 'healthy' foods that just are NOT healthy for me emoticon I eat them compul... Read more
In a Shaky Pocket of Calm
Tuesday, December 03, 2013      3 comments

The worst of stressful stuff is over. Altho going thru was hellacious, I'm thankful and grateful to report that I'm in a shaky pocket of calm trying to get back into routine life. Funny how things that totally rock my world don't affect what's ... Read more

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