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Kathleen Patient Expert

Bluffton, Indiana
My name is Kathleen and growing up I was never what you would call an overweight child but certainly had some extra love handles that I didnâ??t love as a young girl and on into my early teens and 20â??s. After having two children I decided that I would always have some... Full Bio
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"Because I'm Worth It!" by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss L'Oreal has a great catchy line in one of its commercials that says "Because I'm Worth It" and some Hollywood beauty then tries to entice you to purchase their cosmetics. Now ... Read on »
2007 in Review by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Many times when we are in the midst of changing the change is so slight that we forget how much really IS changing. I’m like this frequently and honestly it isn’t a good th ... Read on »
A Change is coming by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss “Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encourag ... Read on »
A Day In My Life by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I get a lot of questions from people wondering what I eat and what I do for exercise or how do I get it all done. So I thought it might be fun to share what my day looks li ... Read on »
A Fish Story by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss My dad loves to fish. It is one of his favorite things to do. Just the process of getting his poles out and the motor tuned up so he can launch his boat. He used to fish in ... Read on »
A little update by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I have not written for about a week and to be honest I’ve been struggling. I’m sure most people don’t know and I’m not ashamed to say that I’ve been a bit discouraged. Las ... Read on »
A new ending. by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I work with a personal trainer. I love it and she has several clients. Many of these clients are new in their weight loss and fitness journey and I’m amazed as I read thei ... Read on »
A Scary Movie by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I love a really scary movie. Not the fake blood and gore ones but ones that are suspenseful and make my skin feel like it is prickly. I can remember growing up, and sometime ... Read on »
A thought from Buddha by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Buddha wrote: "What we think, we become." It is such a simple statement and yet so profound. We are constantly flooded with images of fit women and the world telling ... Read on »
A Woman, her scale and hormones by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss is kinda like Baseball, Hotdogs and apple pie. They just go together right? Today was my WW night and I went into the night knowing that last yesterday I was up 2 lbs. No ... Read on »
Accomplishment number 1 by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well, as I promised, I didn't step on that scale until this morning. I'm happy to report that I've stayed the same. I guess it proves to me that if I'm eating right and ex ... Read on »
Actions Speak Louder than Words by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss How many times have we heard this saying or others such as “Talk is cheap”, “The proof is in the pudding” You see, we know what we are supposed to do, but the truth is ... Read on »
Adventures in Pop Tarts by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I have a confession to make, not only am I a self professed scale aholic but I’m also a Pop Tart binger. Sunday was a horrible day for me. It has been hot and sticky an ... Read on »
Adventures in Pop Tarts (cont) by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well here I am three days later after my Pop Tart trials and I'm happy and relieved to say that the four pounds gained are now gone. It does bring me to another thought ... Read on »
Alice In Wonderland by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Another great story that we can learn so many lessons from. The author of Alice In Wonderland, Lewis Carroll, wrote: "If you don't know where you are going, any road wi ... Read on »
An oops turns into an Ahh by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I had an oops about Tuesday. I stepped on that darn scale. I didn't lose any weight from the week before and my training said to wait until Wednesday and see if perhaps som ... Read on »
And she’s off… by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I just came back from finishing the Las Vegas Half Marathon. This has been a culmination of 14 weeks of running, lifting weights and fueling my body like a machine. Th ... Read on »
And the Results are In by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well here it is 12 hours since I finished my 1st 5K race. I'm sitting here at the computer, first 20 oz of water already having been consumed and about ready to start on so ... Read on »
Are you just trying? by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So many times we use the phrase, "I'm trying" or "I'll try to". In saying those words we are allowing ourselves and easy out, in that, just because we tried it must be okay ... Read on »
Attitude Shift by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Attitude is a huge factor in determining weight loss and fitness success. We might think that it's just the food we eat and the exercises we do or don't do that determines ... Read on »