Met Dr. Oz on Friday

Sunday, September 18, 2011

I was already in the mindset to start cleaning up my health regimen but after meeting Dr. Mehmet Oz on Friday I am more determined. He was in town promoting the move of his show from another station and as an advertiser for the new station, our department had a chance to have lunch with him. My boss was actually the first to get to meet him and she being a fitness buff really impressed him. He then came over to my friend and me and asked to take a photo. He met with many others that were there and then his handlers asked if he could sit at our table to eat his lunch and of course we said yes. I was trying to respect his time and allow him to eat and steer the conversation the way he wanted but another co-worker wanted to engage him in conversation so he did talk to us a little bit. Another friend had just came back to the table with a very decadent dessert which she told him there was no way she could eat it with him sitting right next to her. He thought that was funny.

I am a fan of his even though I don't get to watch his show very often. I am signed up with several of the websites he is affliated with and do catch the show when I can. I found him to be very genuine, personable and caring. He took the time with everyone and didn't rush people at all. He spoke about how he felt helpless in getting to patients when they needed surgery and had already had damage to their bodies and wanted to reach them before and maybe prevent diseases and illnesses. Overall he was very inspiring and just made me more determine to clean up my life.

My boyfriend is into natural remedies and I think I will explore that as well. One thing he introduced me to was tart cherry concentrated juice which helps the joints, arteries as well as insomia. When searching online for it, I came across a clip from Dr. Oz's show that was recommending tart cherry juice as well. As someone in the medical field I am not opposed to prescription drugs as well as natural remedies so I think I will explore some options in that field as well. The tart cherry juice has made a difference and I can tell the difference on the days I don't take it and it's not just because I expected it to success.

I promised myself I would be healthier by my 40th birthday next year and I want to get back on that track. As I slowly recover from my injury, I will have time to reflect and get my life on track. We were given a copy of Dr. Oz's book, You Being Beautiful. It looks pretty interesting. I am vowing to spend 15 minutes a day reading it and won't let my homework and other duties interfere with that. Gotta keep my health on the front burner not in the basement, in the dark corner on the burner that never gets turn on or even polished! Gotta be a healthier me!
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    SO COOL!!! Glad you got to meet him. Good to know he's real, like he looks on TV. Lots of luck, blessings and positive thoughts to you on your journey.
    3354 days ago
    Wow that rocks! Happy he was able to inspire you. You will have to let me know how that book is. emoticon
    3354 days ago
    That's awesome! How neat to be able to meet someone who inspires you do be a better you. I'm glad he lived up to your expectations and was another source of inspiration for you.
    3355 days ago
    Loved hearing about your meeting.. I'm jealous as well! Good luck on your goals! emoticon
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    Comment edited on: 9/18/2011 11:28:33 PM
    One word: JEALOUSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How AWESOME that you got to meet someone like that, and discuss health, remedies, that sort of thing. So glad that he's as kind and genuine in person as he comes across on tv. Every now and then I'm able to catch one of his shows, but not too often. Think now maybe I'll start dvr'ing him :) (along w/The Doctors) :)
    3355 days ago
  • JACKIE4019
    That was such a great adventure. I looked at your web site. Great picture.
    3355 days ago
    I added a pic of us on my main page. Can't figure out a way to add it here.
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    WOW How exciting of a day. I soooo envy you. Totally Neat-O. Luv me some doctor Oz. What fun what fun. Thanks for sharing your experience; I'm excited for you!
    3356 days ago
  • KARENA228
    I love Dr. Oz and it's great to hear that he is the same way in person like he comes across in TV. I'm like you, I wish I could catch his show more often because I always learn something. He's definitely a motivator. All his books are wonderful. Enjoy it, there's so much to learn.

    3356 days ago
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