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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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Struggle a little, so you can fly! by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The transition from your old self and habits to a new and improved YOU can be likened to that of a single egg morphing into a beautiful butterfly. We've talked about this ... Read on »
Experiencing Life by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Eleanor Roosevelt has become somewhat of an intriguing and captivating figure to me. During the past few years I have run across quotes from her and she seemed to be such a we ... Read on »
In It For Life by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Two nights ago, during my Weight Watcher's meeting I posed an interesting question to the group. I wanted to know by a show of hands, how many of the members would describe ... Read on »
Time in a Bottle by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I often hear people say that they don't have enough time to exercise or cook healthy meals. I've talked often about tips for prepping foods on the weekend and planning to h ... Read on »
Open up to Self Knowledge by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Eleanor Roosevelt wrote: "It is curious that many people seem to fear self-knowledge because they assume, and often quite wrongly, that it implies discovering only derogato ... Read on »
To Reach Your Destination, Don’t Go It Alone! by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm reading a fantastic book by Eleanor Roosevelt. I've used her quotes many times and decided that I wanted to know a bit more about this woman. The book, in case you are ... Read on »
"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 »
Hope vs. Expectation for 2009 by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I've been doing some reading lately and something caught my attention that I thought was so significant that I had to write about it. It's the difference between concepts o ... Read on »
Holiday Survival Guide - Week 8 - Gifts by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss If there is one thing that we can count on during this time of the year, it is the tradition of giving and receiving gifts. This entire process can sometimes become a chore ... Read on »
Holiday Survival Guide - Week 7 - 2009 Goal Setting by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Now that we've bragged about where we've came from in 2008 its time for us to get started on setting goals for 2009. There is nothing better than feeling as if you are in co ... Read on »
Learning to Love your Body by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I had a person email me today in reference to my recent article regarding alcohol. Although it seemed to be of value to her, she gave me a comment about "hips that won't go ... Read on »
Holiday Survival Guide - Week 6 - 2008 In Review by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss We talk a lot about goals at Weight Watchers and Phit4Life and the importance of having goals. They give us something to strive for and to ascertain where we are in our jou ... Read on »
Types of Cardio Training by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There are a number of types of cardiovascular training that can help you meet your fitness and training goals Today I' m going to talk about three of the most common types i ... Read on »
Holiday Survival Guide - Week 5 - Alcohol by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss We know that with the holidays come the endless parties and many involve alcohol. Not all alcohol is created equal either, so with a little bit of education we can make wiser ... Read on »
Interested or Committed to Weight Loss? by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss A client of mine sent this to me today and I just had to share it. I hope you enjoy and are willing to discuss in the comments where your mind is today and what you will do ... Read on »
Holiday Survival Guide - Week 4 - Moving Around a Holiday Party by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss At this point we have talked about some of the three most important elements of getting through the holiday season; planning, activity and healthy, yummy recipes. This week ... 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 »
Holiday Survival Guide - Week 3 - Eating Healthy and Yummy Foods by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Holidays sometimes bring to us huge food challenges. Although we know that the holidays aren' t about the food we have to be realistic in that we know we will be facing food ... Read on »
So just what is protein? by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss If you are training and eating to lose weight, protein needs to be a staple in your diet. Why? Without getting all scientific or geeky on you, here is a simple explanation ... Read on »
Holiday Survival Guide – Week 2 – Exercise by Kathleen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss You probably knew that you wouldn’t get through a 12-week series with me and not have me mention exercise, right? The reason that I’m putting it into the 2nd week and not to ... Read on »