non-scale victories, pattys fitness journey

So Much More than a Number on a Scale

Weight loss/Wellness Journey is so much bigger than a number. I am an accountant . I see 👀 numbers. I used to obsess over the scale. When my trainer asked my husband to get rid of the scale—I thought about it at least 50 times a day! 🤦‍♀️—Not anymore.This is what I think now!💭 —I’m… Continue reading So Much More than a Number on a Scale

Fit Grand Junction, non-scale victories, Self Love

Putting Myself First and Realizing that It’s Okay to Do So!

I lost my dad to cancer in 1981 – I was 19.  My mom was 52.  She found love again when she was 61.  His name was Ed Fraga.  He was a WWII veteran with unbelievable stories from the War.  He loved my mom and he never tried to replace my dad with us girls. … Continue reading Putting Myself First and Realizing that It’s Okay to Do So!

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.