PAT6456's Blogs

Starting over
Monday, November 08, 2010      4 comments

Well, I've been a slacker - I thought I could keep everything under control by not logging my food or exercise. Late spring into August I pretty much fell off the exercis... Read more
Cloak of Invisibility
Thursday, May 20, 2010      3 comments

Sometimes I think I wear a fat suit as a cloak of invisibility. No one checks out the fat woman. I wonder if that's why I've let myself backslide to where I'm 13 lbs heavier than my lowest weight the beginning of March. Or, is it I don't feel... Read more
Fifty pounds lost, fifty positives gained from SparkPeople!
Thursday, January 28, 2010      1 comments

Who’d have thought a 53 year old woman who has always been overweight could finally find the secret to weight loss and a healthy lifestyle? Enter SparkPeople! Since last May I’ve lost 50 pounds, but gained so much more. So, here’s a list o... Read more
Thanksgiving - a time for giving it away - 38 cans of food for the food bank!
Sunday, November 22, 2009      1 comments

Now! March '09 I saw an article on the site about the Canned Fat Drive, and thought it was a great idea for v... Read more
Funny - Theft Problem (or as I call it, what happened to my toned arms?)
Monday, October 05, 2009      3 comments

A friend sent me this and I thought it was too funny not to share - if you're of a "certain age", you'll identify with at least one of these! Enjoy!! You've heard about people who have been abducted and had their kidneys removed by black-m... Read more
It's not a diet, it's a lifestyle change!
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      5 comments

I can never go back to eating the way I was eating". There, I've said it again, and I believe it. My husband and I were having a discussion over the weekend, and he said, "The way the weight is coming off, you will soon be able to eat 'normal'... Read more
35 years of dieting, and it finally clicked!
Monday, August 10, 2009      4 comments

Now mind you, I'm not a stupid person, I made it through college many years ago, and have a good job, but sometimes, I think I need to take a page from Forrest Gump - "Stupid is as stupid does". Ever since high school, I've struggled with my we... Read more
Do you think tracking food is an important part of weight loss? YES
Tuesday, July 28, 2009      4 comments

Without question, my weight loss wouldn't be happening if I didn't track my food daily. If I don't hold myself accountable, no one else will! By tracking my food and using the Food Tracker and reports, I am eating much healthier and staying in... Read more