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
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
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.
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
This BetterU blog is from….ELISA!!! As we cross over the half way point of the program, I am reflecting on how grateful I am for this program, the women on this journey with me, and the sponsors for making it possible. Not many things have impacted my life the way this program has. Through the
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