Gasping for air, I tried to resurface to catch a breath. But try as I may, I could not break through. It didn’t take long to realize my head was deliberately being held down under water and for a brief moment I wondered, “Is this it?” Thankfully our coach was on deck and told the… Continue reading Want to Change? Fight for It!
Do you want to know that I just realized we are flying on April Fool's Day. I don't know if that's a good thing or not. Oh brother. We've had quite the week leading up to departure, but we are almost ready to go now. This trip is compliments of Hunter Douglas Window Coverings. We… Continue reading Day One – Monday, April 1, 2019
Hi, I'm Patty and I am actively Reclaiming My Life. I have a blog that documents that journey over at reclaimingpatty.com. In January of 2016 I was 276 pounds; I had high blood pressure; I had Rheumatoid Arthritis and I hurt; and I had an Under Active Thyroid. I took naps every day and I did… Continue reading T Minus 10 Days
WOW! Hmmmm. Oh my! Those were the words coming from the Nurse Practitioner's mouth at my first Endocrinologist appointment ever. She was reviewing my blood test results and apparently they were impressive! But not in a good way. I was one year into my fitness journey and my weight loss had stalled. A friend persisted… Continue reading Reclaiming My Life in More Ways Than One – Hashimotos
“Ma’am, Ma’am. Wake up.” I open my eyes and look at the young girl seated next to me on the plane. She says quite sincerely, “You are snoring.” Ohhhhhhhh. Big sigh on my part. First of all I know I snore. I snore so badly that my husband and I do not share a bedroom… Continue reading Too Big to Fly?
One year ago I became a part of The Global Mental Health Advocate Alliance, & the #SameHere Movement. Mental Health lives on a spectrum & no matter who we are, what we do, or where we’re from, we all deal w life’s challenge & we’re all in this together. @weareallalittlecrazy #SameHere!
Here’s what I shared on their page one year ago. If I can ever help you with your mental challenges especially that go along with weight loss, do not hesitate to message me.