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Amy D. Patient Expert

Marion, Illinois
I'm a freelance writer and photograher who's been living the low-carb lifestyle since 2001. I run... Full Bio
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*GASP* Corruption in health care reform?!? by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating When speaking of politicians it comes as no great surprise that our first thoughts tend to run in the direction of underhanded dealings and dishonest intentions. In an environ ... Read on »
1 step closer to a goal I've set this year.. by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I am happy to report that I enrolled today in photography courses from one of the nations leading distance learning photography schools! It will not be added stress on me ... Read on »
1,2,3.. a brand new me! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hello everyone! I've had some changes happen this weekend I want to let you in on... First, I quit my job. It wasn't easy and I was loaded with guilt afterwards (I ha ... Read on »
1-2-09 Update by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey gang! I hope you all had a safe and fun New Years! I was so busy I didn't have time to post any New Years wishes, but I know you guys and gals understand. I'm very op ... Read on »
17 Years Ago.... by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My husband and I - taken about 18 years ago (1 year before we got married). I was dressed up for the Junior prom. Tomorrow I will cel ... Read on »
1st Annual Sweet Tooth Gala & Silent Auction by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Normally I wouldn't be promoting anything that's main event is sugar-filled desserts. But I have to make an exception in this case. The Sweet Tooth Gala is fundraiser ... Read on »
2nd Annual Great Start Giveaway Winners! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey Everyone! It's finally that time - time to announce the winners of our 2nd annual Great Start Giveaway! Wow has this month gone by fast. It seems like it was just a few da ... Read on »
3,500 Vistors in less than a year! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My visitor counter just turned over to 3,500. This is the number of unique visitors that have stopped by since I started this blog back in July of last year. I know this i ... Read on »
4 lbs gone in 3 days! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Wow.. boot camp has been tough going.. but it is sure paying off! My weight stayed the same yesterday but today I got to see a new number on the scale! So after my weight ... Read on »
4 Topics for today... by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating There is so much to post about today that I don't even know where to start! Topic #1: Let's start with one of Jimmy's latest blog posts. Today he posted more great blo ... Read on »
40 pounds G-O-N-E!!! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating As you can see, I've brought the happy dance man out of hiding for a very special occasion: I've done it! As of this morning I have lost 40 lbs! So it's time to ... Read on »
500 Low-Carb Recipes by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating When people think of low-carb cookbooks, the first name that probably comes to mind is Dana Carpender. Over the years Dana has given us a great collection of cookbooks to ... Read on »
8 Random Facts... by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I've been tagged by my good friend Tina to list 8 random facts about myself. First, the Rules: 1) Post these rules before you give your facts 2) List 8 random f ... Read on »
A blast from my past.... by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I was browsing around CarbSmart when I stumbled across this link . It's an interview Julie Westly did with me in 2003. I had forgotten all about it! I reached my ... Read on »
A Day Late, But.... by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I just wanna shout WHOO HOO! Looky what I got to write in my journal yesterday morning before we left: (Yes.. I wrote the wrong date down.. it should have been ... Read on »
A few good reads for today.... by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Weight loss First a quick update: I'm down another lb, which leaves only a lb to go before I'm back at 161.4. Curse those chips! We had dinner with friends last n ... Read on »
A little bit of everything (which contains a whole lot of nuthin') by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hope everyone had a great weekend! Mine was nice. We had a birthday get-together at my parents house on Saturday. (Hubby and myself have birthdays two weeks apart, so we t ... Read on »
A Look At Carb Wars, Sugar Is The New Fat by Judy Barnes Baker by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today I'm excited to tell you about one of the wonderful prizes I am giving away here in the Healthy Low-Carb Living Blog Great Start Giveaway - Carb Wars, Sugar Is The N ... Read on »
A reader asks "Where do I begin?" by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I recently got an e-mail from a nice reader who is interested in trying the low-carb lifestyle, but wasn't sure where to begin. I thought it might be a common question so ... Read on »
Ads make our kids fat by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I found a rather interesting research article today and decided to give my take on it. You can check it out below if you like: Does advertising really make our children ob ... Read on »