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Spread too thin?

Tuesday, February 17, 2009      0 comments

Apparently I need to narrow my focus. I've spread myself too thin going after too many goals. ... Read more


Monday, February 16, 2009      0 comments

I do like yoga. It helps with flexibility and lowering my blood pressure and stress. emoticon There are online ... Read more

A little levity goes a long way.

Sunday, February 15, 2009      0 comments

Finding a good comedy, watch a t-ball game, a good joke: these are things that make me laugh. Laughing brings down my stress level and that helps my heart. Have you laughed lately? ... Read more

Heart Healthy Meal

Saturday, February 14, 2009      0 comments

Showing our love can include treats that are good for us. You can indulge and keep things simple. Add something different to that salad. Find a healthier way to cook your entree. Feed each other fresh strawberries for desert.... Read more

Be kind to yourself

Friday, February 13, 2009      0 comments

Tomorrow is a day that we focus on the people we love. Take the time to focus on loving yourself. I'll make a heart healthy meal for my family, what will you do?... Read more

16 Non-Drug Ways To Lower Blood Pressure

Thursday, February 12, 2009      0 comments

I found this on
wer_blood_pressure.html 1. Cut back on salt. 2. De-stress. 3. Go easy on the alcohol. 4. Pile on potassium.G... Read more

Favorite Tea

Wednesday, February 11, 2009      0 comments

"green tea is packed with antioxidants that prevent plaque from forming on artery walls, relax the blood vessels, and reduce the risk of heart disease. Brew and enjoy 1-2 cups each day." I enjoy green tea with a few... Read more

Feeling silly?

Tuesday, February 10, 2009      0 comments

At first that was how I felt when I was doing the bootcamp videos, until I noticed my son joining in doing some of the moves. Even though it may feel strange at first, do it for you and you will lead by example.... Read more

Small Daily Goals

Monday, February 09, 2009      0 comments

Doing small goals consistently will build a good foundation for future success. They can become habits. I've been tracking my small goals and it is helping. I've been having some trouble with tracking my food and am thinking about just trac... Read more

Random Acts of ...

Sunday, February 08, 2009      0 comments

I've hear of Random Acts of Kindness. Now there are to more to add: Random Acts of Nutrition Random Acts of Fitness Seeing and taking the opportunity to live a healthier lifestyle. Choosing fruit or veggies for a snack. Parking furt... Read more

Loving Yourself

Saturday, February 07, 2009      0 comments

"time for you to focus on loving yourself--and your heart." All too often we take care of others before ourselves. We should put ourselves first, then we are better able to care for others. While I know this, it is still difficult for me... Read more

Decreasing Stress

Friday, February 06, 2009      1 comments

"Chronic stress exposes your body to elevated levels of stress hormones that can elevate blood pressure, blood glucose and contribute to weight gain. Meditation, yoga, journaling, talk therapy, and exercising can help." To m... Read more

Let's raise some HDL

Thursday, February 05, 2009      0 comments

"Healthy" cholesterol levels need to be high to protect your heart. Exercising regularly and enjoying healthy fats found in nuts, olive oil, fish and flaxseed. Read more

YOU got to move it, move it!

Wednesday, February 04, 2009      0 comments

"Get moving. Physical activity is an important part of a heart-healthy routine. It can also help you control your weight, lower your blood pressure, and improve your cholesterol levels. Shoot for at least 30 minutes of exercise each ... Read more


Tuesday, February 03, 2009      0 comments

Monitor your cholesterol intake. Keep your intake under 300 milligrams daily. My last test was a big improvement, hopefully someday I'll be able to get off those meds. ... Read more

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