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Donna Patient Expert

League City, Texas
I am a 40 years young, full-time working Wife, Mom and sometime student and most recently, a... Full Bio
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"As With Most Men" by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Watch this... and listen. Read on »
"Click" and You're in Heaven! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Okay, got my Click protein yesterday. It is fantastic ! Beth Melting Mama and Shelly EggFace turned me on to it. Since I'm a " fourbucks " drinking fool, ... Read on »
"Crazy Brick" Training Survived! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity On Friday I had a "crazy brick" training session scehduled.  It was a recovery week for me, so I was supposed to be rested. This "sim" is supposed to give some indication of ... Read on »
"Crazy" Brick by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Every several weeks CC (aka Cranky Coach) has his athletes do a "Crazy" brick.  it's a workout that pushes you beyond where you think you are.  Beyond what will come easy.  ... Read on »
"Don't Quit" The Original by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity I was reading an article my Husband sent me on "How Parents Can Best Support Their Kids Athletics."  It pretty much reiterated what I had already known -- learned pretty muc ... Read on »
"I really suck at __________." by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity I was blog surfing this morning and came across this .  I'm so guilty of habit.  "I'm not good at ________" "I really suck at __________" "I'd do well if I were only b ... Read on »
"If there's magic in fighting ba... by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity "If there's magic in fighting battles beyond endurance, it's the magic of risking everything for a dream that nobody sees but you." - Million Dollar Baby - Read on »
"It's a Major Award!" - Race Report by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity What movie is that title from?!? So Jeff and Brede's Intergalactic Tri was in Katy, TX -- about an hour away from us. We had to get up super-early, which sucked, to get ... Read on »
"It's okay...because I will be an Ironman" by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity A conversation between someone who is training for an Ironman and someone who is not. Perfectly true. :) Read on »
"Live Your Best Life" by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity "It's my life. It's now or never. I ain't gonna live forever. I just want to live while I'm alive." Sometimes I think what the hell am I doing? I need ... Read on »
"MS75" Race Report by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Our ride into La Grange... "MS150 or Bust - Ride or Swim" This was the first time in 25 years any part of the MS150 had to be canceled -- figures it has to be on the ... Read on »
"So, what CAN you eat?" I get as... by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity "So, what CAN you eat?" I get asked that all the time. I still journal my food, albeit on an off, because it helps to control grazing. It also helps to see ... Read on »
"tis The Season for Tri Training! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity This week marks week 1 of my tri training, with my goal race being the olympic distance at Lonestar I'm excited and even though this was a tough week to start I committed ... Read on »
"Why I Tri" Contest Entry by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity So I don't normally solicit kudos, but more than a few people have shared with me that they feel what I do is pretty cool... some have even called me an "inspiration." I can h ... Read on »
#Reverb10 What's Rocked Your Socks Off? by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity December 9th What social gathering rocked your socks off in 2010? Describe the people, music, food, drink, clothes, shenanigans. The best party for me in 2010?  I re ... Read on »
#Reverb10 Wisdom by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity December 10th Wisdom. What was the wisest decision you made this year, and how did it play out? I made the conscious decision to become more self-centered and let go o ... Read on »
"...step-by-step", he said... by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity You know, when I did the Danskin Triathlon, Sally (the Danskin spokesperson) said "The hardest part of the race is not crossing the Finish line, it's getting to the Start li ... Read on »
"Heavy History" by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity A little about my 'heavy' history... I've had weight issues the majority of my life, pretty much since puberty. Growing up in a family of professional dancers, weight w ... Read on »