Body Positive, count your blessings, fit at 55, fitness, fitness journey, Hiking, non-scale victories, pattys fitness journey, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Self Love, weight loss, Wellness

Fight for It!

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 Fight for It!

fitness, fitness goals, fitness journey, Hashimotos, Hiking, non-scale victories, pattys fitness journey, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Self Love, weight loss, Wellness

Get Out and Enjoy Life!

I had been considering taking down this page because I started it to document my weight loss journey.  Lately that journey has slowed down.  In 2016, I lost 60 pounds.  In 2017, I lost 15 pounds.  So I really didn’t know if it was serving it’s purpose anymore.  However I have seen that yes indeed it… Continue reading Get Out and Enjoy Life!

count your blessings, fitness, fitness journey, non-scale victories, pattys fitness journey, Wellness

Suspended Animation

Have you ever had a health scare? How about having to wait 6 months after that scare to re-check? Today's post is a combination of Wellness Wednesday and Thankful Thursday. I face challenges often and I am working on getting better each day with handling those challenges. That's what it's about for me-- striving to be better than I was yesterday.

fitness, fitness goals, fitness journey, non-scale victories, pattys fitness journey, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Self Love, Wellness

Ever Broken a Toilet Seat?

Ever broken a toilet seat? How about a chair? Needed an extender for the seatbelt on the plane? Yes, yes, and yes. Cracking a toilet seat in two is embarrassing enough on its own, but how about when it’s at your friends house and now you have to tell your friends husband? It’s not a… Continue reading Ever Broken a Toilet Seat?

fitness journey, non-scale victories, Self Love, weight loss, Wellness

Patty Poppins? Not Quite….

My last blog post was entitled "Be Kind, It Doesn't Cost a Dime."  I wrote about being kind with our day to day interactions with others.  But let me ask you this.  Are you kind with yourself? My co-workers used to call me Patty Poppins.  They said, "She's practically perfect in every way."  Now of… Continue reading Patty Poppins? Not Quite….