About The Author
R.N., M.A., is an exercise physiologist and registered nurse living
in Denver, Colorado. Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, she has
her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the Medical College
of Georgia, and her Master of Arts degree in Exercies Physiology
from the University of Denver. She has had over twenty years of
experience working in the healthcare and fitness industries. She
is a critical care registered nurse having worked in neonatal I.C.U.,
medical-surgical I.C.U., and in cardiac rehabilitation.
She designed the FitWeight
Program for weight loss and fitness in 1988, and has been successful
in helping hundreds of her clients reach their fitness and weight-loss
goals. The program was copyrighted in 1990 and continues to grow
today as Patty helps her clients design and work on their personalized
She adores her two
children attending college in Denver and Boulder; has three golden
retrievers, Stetson, Daisy, and Reggie; and a cat, Buckwheat.
Patty is coordinator
of the Metro Denver Women's Soccer Association, and plays both indoor
and outdoor soccer year-round. She dances the Carla Parks Academy
of Classical Ballet in Denver, enjoys weight lifting, and attends
fitness classes whenever her schedule allows.
She is a master gardener
who loves flowers, music, and good coffee.
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