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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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Geeez! Give A Girl A Badge!! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Give a girl a badge and a job and she thinks shes a walking version of awesome.  :) I was lucky enough land a v'teer position to "protect" the pros at Iron ... Read on »
Big Weekend! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Well, here we go.  First big race of the year!  Ironman Texas 70.3 Galveston.  Yay! While I'm not the least bit fired up about my race at the end of the month (??), I ... Read on »
Oooo-fah! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Things are goin' and blowin' here, as usual.   Over Spring break, Cassie headed to Alabama with Hubs, then came back and went to NJ with me.  Lots of fun spending time with ... Read on »
Chicking Lance : LAVA Magazine by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Fun for an awesome cause... Chicking Lance : LAVA Magazine  On one of her regular morning runs earlier this month, Rochester-based triathlete Mary Eggers had a wil ... Read on »
Paleo: Deviled Eggs by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Made these for a jewelry party last night.  Who wants to serve snacks I can't enjoy!  Word is they were good!! First make the Everyday Paleo Mayo here using Extra Light ( ... Read on »
Paleo: Chicken & Poppy Seed Broccoli Slaw by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Tastes way better than my cell phone camera makes it look! I couldn't find a poppy seed dressing that didn't have "illegal" fat in it (they all have soy ... Read on »
Shittay Training Weekend by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity It all started with what I've dubbed my "Dr. Phil" run on Saturday.  It was just a 1:30 run, which I was actually looking forward to, because I had 2 over and back sets on m ... Read on »
Strong of Mind... Again by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity No.  The sky isn't falling -- though it might seem so with a second post in one day.  I just read a blog post , at Invictus, which really resonated with me.  Just to give ap ... Read on »
Happy Leap Year! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Where's My Head?  So I have some responsibilities at work when the month ends... guess who came to work, super early, a full day early?!?  Ugh!  Leave it to me.  Happy Leap ... Read on »
Strength of Mind & Catch-up by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity "If you are going to win, you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do. The body will always give up. It is ... Read on »
Busy-busy by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Been busy-busy and lacking pretty well in the area of blogging.  Sad for the blog, but good for training and everything else. :) First my Paleo progress has been good.  I ... Read on »
Going Paleo by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity BreakfastEggs, tomatoes, green chilis & ground turkey w/ roasted root veggies to replace my oatmeal! It goes without saying a large part of my challenge ... Read on »
Get the Party Started! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Well, this week starts my "official" triathlon season training, with my first race being the Memorial Hermann Kemah Triathlon.  It is an olympic distance race.  That's my fo ... Read on »
The REAL Thursday 13 by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity I am not sure what exactly happened, but I posted a TT from last year as today's... Hmmm.  Seems my cut and paste skills need some help! So here's there real TT I w ... Read on »
Thursday Thirteen by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity It's been a while since I've TT'd.  I always think about it, but then never make it a point to do so. 1)  So my mobile phone insurance only replaces my phone with a ... Read on »
On Motherhood by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Source: i.imgur.com via Amy on Pinterest Read on »
Race Report: 2012 Aramco Half Marathon - Houston by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity My hip problems (Bursitis!) and illness (Bronchitis!) leading up to the race left me feeling less than positive.  Seems like the last 2 years it's been something, every, sin ... Read on »
Wanna Race? by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity I have to write a newsletter blurb for my tri club.  This is just a draft.   =============== We come together as a triathlon club to train and racetogether.  W ... Read on »
Welcome 2012! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Ready? Set? Go! No.  Not you Donna -- You stay on the couch! I'm watching everyone get rev'd about their 2012 goals and here it is day 3 of 2012 and I have yet to lo ... Read on »
Food 1/3/12 by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Breakfast 1/2 C. Old Fashioned Oatmeal 2 T. Sunflower Seed Butter 1/2 Apple 1/3 C. Half-n-Half for 3 cups of Coffee Snack .75 oz. Cheddar Cheese 8 triscuits Lunc ... Read on »