PATTYR81's Blogs

Chickies Back in the Roost!!
Sunday, May 19, 2013      4 comments

This week I'll have all my chicks back in the nest!!! emoticon I brought my middle dd home from college Mon... Read more
Yes, I AM Trainable! :)
Saturday, May 18, 2013      2 comments

I haven't heard from my 'friend' Jane for almost 2 wks. Hmmmm. On one hand I'm soooooo relieved that my carpool stress is gone. ... Read more
Crisis Resolution
Friday, May 10, 2013      8 comments

THANKS SO MUCH to everyone who replied!!!! Sometimes I just need to see and read the words of what my gut is telling me ... Read more
What To Do Abt High Maintenance 'Friends'????
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      7 comments

I have a woman friend that I'm thinking is really a 'friend'. What's the difference??? A 'friend' is someone that wants you to THINK they are interested in you as a person and you are friends, but they really only want something from yo... Read more
7 Month Post Op!!! Doing AWESOME!
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      8 comments

Dr. appt today - 7 month post op tomorrow. VERY COOL numbers! Weight: 207 (down from 296) BP: 120/70 - no meds (down from 140/95 on meds) BS: 91 Bad cholesterol: 165 - no meds (down from way over 200 on meds) only # that was ... Read more
Yogurt Lesson Learned the HARD WAY
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      7 comments

I know the obvious: not all yogurts are the same. And having RNY means I need to pick out the kind that is right for me. ... Read more
Being Noticed or Not - What's Better???
Monday, April 29, 2013      8 comments

When I was ~300 lbs I didn't WANT to be noticed. But I was. People would turn around and look when my butt knocked clothes off racks and stuff off shelves. They harumphed when I stuck my butt in their face as I navigated my way to a table in re... Read more
My Scale is Stuck On Stupid!
Saturday, April 27, 2013      7 comments

OK I admit I've been spoiled by my recent past successes at the scale. Seems that all I had to do was take one 20 minute walk and 2 lbs would drop off. ... Read more
Other Success Measures
Thursday, April 25, 2013      3 comments

I try not to obsess too much about my weight, but being a 'numbers person', it's the first place my mind goes. My scale isn't moving, but my clothes are telling me I'm on the right track. ... Read more
Pics Speak Louder Than Words!!
Wednesday, April 24, 2013      12 comments

Latest pics this week (4/13) Can't get my head around looking 'different'!!! 209 lbs emoticon ... Read more
Bean Medley Soupili Recipe (Photo)
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      4 comments

Each week I make a pot of some sort of bean soup/chili. I make it up as I go along including whatever I'm craving and/or have at hand in the house. Then I always have a go-to food that's quick, easy and on my plan. Here's this week's: ... Read more
I LOVE LOVE LOVE Your Feedback!!!
Monday, April 22, 2013      6 comments

Typical Monday morning: Drag City! emoticon Funny how on Sat & Sun I wake up before 6 ready to start my day and o... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts WOW!!! 6 Jean Sizes Down!!
Sunday, April 21, 2013      217 comments

Yesterday the friend that inspired me to have WLS held a yard sale. A couple of years ago facing a diabetes diagnosis, she had RNY and lost well over 100 lbs. She gave me a pair of her 'fat' jeans shorts- size 14. ... Read more
I'm an Accidental Jogger! :))
Friday, April 19, 2013      15 comments

Wednesday I walked the dog to the park. Ordinary enough, except I haven't walked for WEEKS emoticon No wonde... Read more
Mini-Disaster Turned Positive
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      8 comments

2 weeks ago my large, walk in closet looked like it imploded. All the stuff on the floor validated that gravity still works in my house. ... Read more

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