PATRIA1's Blogs

Weight Loss Begins In The Heart
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      6 comments

I committed myself to Weight Watcher on January 30, 2011. My starting weight was 253lbs. When I started the program, I was actually in pretty good shape. I had a trainer that pushed me and I was doing exercises that I had never been able to perf... Read more
Chronicles of a Fat Lady
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      9 comments

Chronicles of a Fat Lady Chapter One…….Conquering My Emotions It is today, oh God, that I call out to your holiness, grace and righteousness. Have mercy on me, your daughter and servant. Hear my prayers, Savior of my soul. I pray t... Read more
The 40" Killer Pizza Pie?!!!
Monday, January 18, 2010      3 comments

One day my little eight year old niece was watching the program, "Man vs. Food." To her amazement, the show featured Big Lou's Pizza which showed a man consuming a 40" pizza. Well, when you are eight years old and can see someone eating a 40" pi... Read more
Goal Setting For The Decade
Friday, January 01, 2010      0 comments

When you pause and reflect on the past decade as you look ahead to a new one, it makes you appreciate how short life is, how valuable time is and how quickly the time can pass you by... with nothing to show for it, if you don't plan oth... Read more
Great Men and Great Ideas
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      1 comments

"The worst day of a man's life is when he sits down and begins thinking about how he can get something for nothing." Thomas Jefferson... Read more
How You Win!!!
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      4 comments

Goal setting is how you win. Once you've made your resolutions, they will drive you forward. The goals will motivate you to seek activities that will help you succeed. It's not always fun, but those exercises bring you closer to your goal and ma... Read more
Thursday, October 29, 2009      1 comments

Issue 78: From Rubin Jordan's Desk--Coffee...Green & No Sugar, Please. Successful weight management requires a variety of factors including healthy eating, regular exercise, boosting metabolism, supporting healthy blood sugar levels ... Read more
Saturday, September 05, 2009      15 comments

I journeyed into Austin, Texas today and when I got an hour outside of the city limits I ran into bumper-to-bumper traffic. At first I couldn’t figure out was happening. Where were the major collisions, terrorist threats, perhaps airplane ... Read more
Food As A Form Of Punishment
Monday, August 31, 2009      2 comments

The Shrink Yourself Newsletter A few weeks ago I covered the topic of food as a source of reward. On the flip side, people also use food and overeating as a form of punishment. Using food, whether as a source of comfort or as a hostile a... Read more
How To Get Out of the Vicious Cycle of Overeating From Stress
Monday, August 24, 2009      8 comments

The Shrink Yourself Newsletter When you fall into a habit of overeating, does it feel like it gets easier to keep repeating that undesirable behavior? One binge will lead to three. One bout of late night emotional eating can lead to a who... Read more
Today begins one of the last days....
Monday, August 03, 2009      3 comments

Isaiah 5:20 “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.” I had a dream that I entered a church. At the alter all kinds of perversions we... Read more
Monday, July 27, 2009      0 comments

You will only understand this if you are Hispanic or raised by Hispanics. It is so true! The great things Mom taught me: My mother taught me RELIGION - "Ay Bendito, pídele a Dios qué yo no te agarre, cabron." My Mother taug... Read more
10 Success Strategies
Sunday, June 28, 2009      0 comments

By Craig Harper Posted: 27 Jun 2009 06:09 PM PDT If you’re serious about creating lasting and significant change in your world – as opposed to merely thinking and talking about it for another year – there are a few things you might want ... Read more
“Twenty Three Things You Ladies (Probably) Won’t Hear From Your Bloke”.
Thursday, June 25, 2009      0 comments

Posted: 25 Jun 2009 05:17 AM PDT By Craig Harper No Philosophy Today If you came here today in search of some potentially life-defining philosophy, some mind-altering insight or perhaps some state-changing motivation, you’ll be disappointe... Read more
A Message For Those Who Have Eyes To See And Ears To Hear!
Saturday, June 20, 2009      1 comments

Saturday, June 20.2009 A Word from the Lord for those who have eyes to see and ears to hear. Matthew 13:15, “For the heart of this people has become dull; they are hard of hearing, they have shut their eyes, so that they would not see ... Read more

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