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Are you struggling in your weight loss journey?

Share the post “Are you struggling in your weight loss journey?” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint In the cycling world, the 1989 Tour De France victory by Greg LeMond is legendary. In 1987 this star cyclist was seriously injured in a hunting accident. He required extensive rehabilitation and physical therapy. He was determined to return to racing. In 1989 LeMond returned to ride the Tour De France. He was…

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Quest for self confidence where x never marks the spot

Share the post “Quest for self confidence where x never marks the spot” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Here I sit somewhere between middle and senior age. For the past three years I have worked hard to change my life and become that “new“ Tom. I’ve been on a pretty amazing journey of self discovery since I lost weight. As an overweight person, I felt that losing weight would…

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my wellness vision

Share the post “my wellness vision” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Happy New Year! It’s that time of year when we make resolutions that just don’t seem to turn out the way we planned. Gyms will be full this week. People will be eating healthy. Lean Cuisine, Smart Ones, and Healthy Choice meals will be on sale in the grocery ads. Come February 1, most of the life changes…

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resolutions

Share the post “resolutions” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Welcome to 2010! 2009 has come and gone. It actually was a pretty good year. I looked back in this blog to see what resolutions I made for 2009. Actually did pretty good in meeting them. Here they are. Learn how to swim before our cruise in November. – I took adult swim classes at the Kent Rec Center and…

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prevention of future heart attack – B+

Share the post “prevention of future heart attack – B+” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Can you prevent a heart attack? That’s a complex question. Heredity and genetics have a lot to do with it. Diet, exercise and stress are prime areas in which you can help reduce the risk of having a coronary incident. My past 3 report card posts addressed each of these factors that are under…

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taking time for myself – B

Share the post “taking time for myself – B” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Taking time for myself and a lower stress level are very much linked for me. As my last post indicated, the stress level was very much reduced this past year. That is why taking time for myself rose to “B” also. I am taking a break from many of the volunteer duties I have been…

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Heart Health Report Card for 2008

Share the post “Heart Health Report Card for 2008” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Yesterday was the third anniversary of my heart attack that led to my triple bypass and 17 day hospital stay. On the first anniversary of the heart attack, I made a goal to make myself accountable in this blog for my overall health and wellbeing. I put together a report card to track my progress…

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Prevention of Future Attack 2005 (F) 2006 (B) 2007 (B)

Share the post “Prevention of Future Attack 2005 (F) 2006 (B) 2007 (B)” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Can you prevent a heart attack? It’s a complex question to answer. Coronary heart disease is largely hereditary. Many factors related to coronary heart disease can be “managed” to minimize the possibility of a heart attack or a reoccurrence. The advice from my 2006 scoring says it all. As I mentioned…

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