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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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Crazy season is almost over (I hope!) by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Well, I keep intending to post low-carb information here, and then something gets in my way. I think we are about done with all the extreme busy-ness here, so maybe things wil ... Read on »
We are rattled, but safe -The Illinois Hurricane. by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating For those of you who may not have heard, we had a freak storm hit us on Friday. Six Illinois counties, including the one I live in, have been declared a disaster area by Gov. ... Read on »
Vacations are good for you by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ok, well here is part one of the post I promised. Yesterday I said I'd post it by this afternoon, which turned into tomorrow morning, which is now today. Got it? Good. Th ... Read on »
Coming soon.... by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I'm working hard to catch up after being gone all of last week. We had a fantastic vacation though and later today I'll tell you all about it, plus share a few photos. Also we ... Read on »
Friday Lots-O-Links by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating see more Lolcats and funny picturesDon't ask... I just liked this one. Reminds me of my Jazzy Kat. (Curse you non-resizable photo!) I thought I'd give you some things to ... Read on »
New Sponsor by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone! I hope you've been having a fantastic week! I'd like you to help me welcome Zevia as a new sponsor of Healthy Low-Carb Living. Zevia is a diet soda I c ... Read on »
Ramblings from brain in diet mode by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Just some thoughts that came to me when I really should have been sleeping. I thought I'd share them here and start a discussion of sorts. So here goes nothing... Weight ... Read on »
I'm branching out... by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Well. Not really. I stumbled across this crazy website from another blog I like to read. You pick the characters, the backgrounds, the voices, etc. Then add in actions, sound ... Read on »
What's up in looney land by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey peeps! (And I'm not referring to those marshmallow kind.. those are EVIL!) I'm going to start this post out with an apology of sorts. My lack of posting here on the b ... Read on »
Planning Ahead by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Many people have expressed their desire to see my menus. As a general rule I don't post daily menus because, to be honest, I don't have time to update them. I've tried it a fe ... Read on »
Grace Island Cheese Crisps Winners!!! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I want to thank everyone who played along in the scavenger hunt! It was a lot of fun and I appreciate Kalista Johnston donating the prizes for this drawing. So two of you ... Read on »
Babies everywhere need your help by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone! It's that time of year again. The time where I talk about the March of Dimes. As my long-time readers know, my daughter Rachel had some problems when she was bor ... Read on »
Review and a Giveaway: Grace Island Baked Cheese Crisps by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating When I first heard about this tasty sounding new product called Grace Island's Baked Cheese Crisps, I'll admit to having high hopes. Having lived through the whole "low-car ... Read on »
I need your help by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I'm trying to determine the direction of this blog. In order to do that I need to know what my readers would like to see more of, or less of, as the case may be. I'd thought a ... Read on »
Beware of falling teeth! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey Gang! I owe you an update, but right now I have an interesting little story to share. My poor little girl has really been fighting the sickness going around. She r ... Read on »
Another Update by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone. I thought I'd check in and give you the 411 on what's up with me. I'm still sick. I'm better than I was and even felt pretty good on Tuesday. But by that evening ... Read on »
Atkins announces return of peanut butter products by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating (Reprint from my Examiner column ) The recent peanut butter scare had manufacturers pulling products off the shelves faster than you can say salmonella, and with goo ... Read on »
I'm sick by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone. My kids were sick most of last week, and that kept me pretty busy. This week it's my turn I guess. I'll try to post again soon. I need to heal first. Have a grea ... Read on »
Support is a key element in success by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I know I touched on this subject a bit yesterday, but thought I'd talk about it a little more today. I put this together for my examiner column. You can read it here or there, ... Read on »
More Photos from the Gary Taubes Talk in November by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I never did get around to sharing the rest of the photos I took from the talk Gary Taubes gave in November. So here are few more for you. Enjoy. Or ignore. Your choice. :) ... Read on »