The 11th Annual Dutchess-Ulster Go Red For Women Luncheon, was held on Friday, November 9th at The Grandview in Poughkeepsie. More than 360 women attended the event the luncheon–the American Heart Association’s signature event to help raise awareness and funds to fight women’s number one killer—heart disease. Donations are being accepted at http://dutchessulstergored.heart.org for those
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
Just over halfway through this program and eating healthy and exercising regularly is still really hard. It’s a different kind of hard than when I first started. You see, at first everything was so overwhelming. There was so much information and I didn’t know where to start. What really helped was telling everyone I knew
This BetterU blog is from SHERYL!!! Hi everyone, it’s Sheryl, the second oldest member of the Better U team! And here we are at Week 7…wow! I think it was our team member Lisa who listed the below statement as being one of her mantras. After carefully thinking about it and analyzing how I’ve been
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,
Today’s BetterU Blog Post is from CANDICE! These are words I’ve often told others. Now only if I could listen to my own advice. I’ve always been an over-achiever, a perfectionist. I gravitate to things I’m good at doing. No wonder I’ve avoided taking care of my physical health for so long. I don’t fully
So many times when I take photos, I find I’m searching out reflections. One third of our way through the BetterU challenge, I’m stopping for a minute to reflect. I find it hard to believe that after tearing my meniscus in early June that I could barely walk up stairs, but that was the case.
A BetterU Blog Post from…CARMELLA! I’d like to start off with a little history about myself. I have high blood pressure that is controlled by 3 medicines. My family has a history of stroke, diabetes, breast cancer and heart disease. My mom and her mom passed at 54 and 56 respectively. My dad was gone
Today’s BetterU blog post is from JANNA! It’s hard to believe we are already 4 weeks in to BetterU! I had a tough time adjusting when the program started, but I think I’m getting into a routine. It’s starting to feel like normal instead of something that I just have to get through. I am