A BetterU Blog from EMILY!!! This is the most difficult of the four blog posts I was assigned to write to document my #HVBetterU journey. Why? Because it’s the final one. In eight days, our BetterU team will have our “graduation celebration” at the Hudson Valley Go Red for Women luncheon at the Grandview in
Today’s BetterU blog is from…Emily!! As we enter our 12th week of #HVBetterU, I’m taking stock of where I started and where I am now. On Monday, July 23rd, a few days before our BetterU class began, I made the decision to keep a food diary and be mindful of what I eat. At
Wilton, Connecticut resident, Selina Santos, 42, completed the Chicago Marathon Saturday, her heart beating strong with every stride in the 26.2-mile race. Finishing a marathon is no small feat for any runner, but for Santos, a heart disease survivor, crossing that finish line meant so much more. Santos served as a 2016 Faces of Heart
The American Heart Association offered praise to Putnam County Legislators for passage of Tobacco 21 legislation Tuesday night. The legislation calls for increasing the sales age of tobacco products, including cigarettes and vaping products, from 18 to 21 years of age. Putnam became the sixth Hudson Valley county to pass Tobacco 21 legislation in the
Today’s BetterU blog is from….Janna! And, suddenly it’s Week 10….I have no idea how it went so quickly! When I started the program, I worked with a great trainer who told me that when I found the exercise I loved. It wouldn’t be hard to keep up a fitness routine. I’ve been on the lookout
Today’s BetterU Blog is from…Sheryl!! Well, as my screen print shows, my weight is headed in the right direction. My time with my health coach Debbie Justs has come to a close, so now it is totally on me. Exercise still remains difficult for me. My “hiker’s hip” is still yelling at me when I
Nearly 1,000 Westchester area residents, including dozens of corporate and community teams, walked at the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk event Saturday at Kensico Dam in Valhalla. They walked for their hearts, and to fund the American Heart Association’s research. This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Heart Walk event nationally. Donations are still
It’s time to lace up your sneakers for the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk event, this Saturday, September 29th at Kensico Dam in Valhalla. This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Heart Walk event nationally. Many local companies and residents have registered teams to walk for their own hearts, for heart and stroke research.
Today’s BetterU blog by……ANNE! Another day, another opportunity to take care of me! The first thing I do every morning when I open my eyes is give thanks. I say a quick prayer to remind myself that I am not alone in my journey. My next thoughts typically turn to my daily plan. Work commitments?
Today’s BetterU blog is from…JUDY! Can’t believe we are almost ½ through this amazing challenge. I can say it has CHANGED my lifestyle and I am very HAPPY & BLESSED for this. Had not been in a gym for so many years (hard to rem ember when) little exercise ,was not a healthy eater, overweight,