PATTYR81's Blogs

Moving From 'Good Intentions' to ACTION!
Saturday, February 23, 2013      2 comments

I always approach things with the best of intentions. emoticon I get a brain-flash about something ... Read more
Finding Balance--Easy to Say, So Hard to Do!
Sunday, February 17, 2013      5 comments

I've always pressed my 'pedal to the metal' in everything I do. This has made my life seem at times like a teeter totter, In my 'all or nothing' mode of living, the subject on the side of my intense focus was like the ground touching side of th... Read more
Interesting "Coincidences"???
Saturday, February 16, 2013      2 comments

I found this in my email box after I posted my last blog entry about getting a surprise, devastating performance appraisal at work. It REALLY speaks to me!!! PS: another 'interesting' side note: 10 min ago I turned on the car radio and "Fe... Read more
Big Celebrations- YA! plus a Big Disappointment- :(
Saturday, February 16, 2013      4 comments

I'm VERY PROUD of the successes I've achieved in my personal life since I've embarked on my WLS journey emoticon ... Read more
Yes, I AM interested in your day!!!!
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      3 comments

Ok I haven't blogged or posted much lately and have been kindof blah emoticon I've noticed that other blogg... Read more
Mental Plateau?
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      2 comments

I don't know if it's the winter doldrums or what emoticon I've been in a kind of 'blah' mental place- wanti... Read more
Lesson from Phil (Puxatawny that is :)
Saturday, February 02, 2013      1 comments

Happy Groundhog Day! emoticon Sadly, no groundhog emoticon, so the sun will have to do since he predicted early... Read more
My Psychology About Rewards....
Thursday, January 17, 2013      3 comments

Intellectually, I am a competitive person. All my life I've strived to be the smartest in class, have the highest grade on tests, most prepared, best project, neatest binder, etc. ... Read more
My Semi-Empty Nest is WAY TOO QUIET!!!
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      2 comments

I just got back from taking oldest dd to the airport~ She's going back to college already! Now both the 2 oldest are back on their college adventures ... Read more
Head Slapping Time!
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday I ate carbs and had a non-decaf skinny mocha. Last nite I didn't sleep at all well- kept waking up hot. Today I'm tired, draggy and my mind is foggy. ... Read more
Some Random Funny Thoughts
Saturday, January 12, 2013      4 comments

I've been laughing to myself about this stuff for days and thought I'd share: ...I work at home, mostly using my kitchen table as a desk. This past week, I've been unusually 'squirmy' in my chair. I have to get up alot and move around more.... Read more
Numbers Are Boggling My Mind!
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      13 comments

I'm having a tough time getting my mind around numbers. My scale says 231 - a weight I haven't seen in decades. My total weight lost so far is 65 lbs since my HW. That is SIX ten lb and ONE five lb bags of potatoes!!! Another analogy ... Read more
Moving Foreward
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      3 comments

The past couple of weeks have been a big blur. While I've been logging in to occasionally post comments on threads, I haven't had anything 'significant' to say on my blog. I've been on vacation and all my chicks are home from college. I've be... Read more
Sneaky Fears
Tuesday, December 18, 2012      5 comments

For the most part, I'm in a really good place right now. I picture myself wrapped up in a warm cocoon that I don't want to leave. All my chicks are home from college, DH is happy, I'm on vacation through the end of the year, my dad is happy & s... Read more
My Baby Steps are Getting Results!
Monday, December 10, 2012      8 comments

Since my heart-to-heart with my scale and using my 'new' tracking system, the scale is moving downward again in noticeable increments!! ... Read more

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