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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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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 »
What You Can Become by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity "If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse; however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I will help you become that." ~Johann ... Read on »
Quite a Year! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity So this past year has been a very full year.  I'm looking forward to 2012 and shorter distances.  I came off of 2010 with finishing my first 70.3 at Redman (not knowing I wa ... Read on »
The "Mommy" Part of my Blog :) by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Part of the reason I've not been blogging much is it's the holiday season and there's much to do.  We're all about holiday fun and making it a great experience for Cassie; t ... Read on »
Race Report: RunGirl 13.1 by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Yeah, I know; been slow to post recently.  Busy with home, work and just a general lack of time during the holiday season. I had to post about RunGirl 13.1 though, becaus ... Read on »
Juicin' it Up by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Here's a view I hope you don't ever have to see.  I'd show you a view of my "friends" sitting here with me, but HIPPA police would probably swoop in and confiscate my Bl ... Read on »
Choose by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity "I choose to live by choice not by chance, to make changes not excuses, to be motivated not manipulated, to be useful not be used,   to excel not compete. I choose self ... Read on »
Everyone, Meet Otis! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Been meaning to post this!  Everyone, this is Otis.  Otis Toler!  The big "O", Oti-oh!  We got word  the adoption was "approved" on Tuesday, last week and we brought him hom ... Read on »
Race Report: Turkey Day 10K by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity First, without delay, I want to share I PR'd this race!  I am so thrilled. I had not been feeling all that great the week leading up to the race... I had a string of nigh ... Read on »
What up... Dog! by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity I signed up for the TX3 triathlon series this weekend.  It was a good deal to register for 3 races.  Kemah (Olympic), Bridgeland (Sprint) and Houston (Olympic).  Those thr ... Read on »