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Posted: Monday, November 14, 2011 - 3:40pm | 0 comment(s). Leave yours!
It took a wake-up call from his doctor to get Parma resident Ray Glessner thinking seriously about his health. The 43-year-old’s blood pressure and cholesterol had been elevated for years, both of which are known risk factors for heart and vascular disease.
But Ray had not realized that he was also significantly overweight.Read the full entry
Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 2:28pm | 0 comment(s). Leave yours!
For the first time in 36 years, Jerry Muterspaugh is free of his cigarette addiction—and he owes it all to “having a plan.” Jerry began to think seriously about his health at age 45, when he learned he had type-2 diabetes. The birth of his first grandchild, Sophie, a few years later was another wake-up call for him. Finally, at age 50, Jerry decided it was time to quit smoking for good.Read the full entry
Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 2:20pm | 0 comment(s). Leave yours!
Two years ago Jean Jenkins caught a glimpse of herself in a shopping mall mirror. She didn’t like what she saw. “I looked like a barrel,” she said.Read the full entry
Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 2:18pm | 0 comment(s). Leave yours!
Biking to work was a way of life for Chad Schmucker who made a 6-mile commute to his office in rain or shine. “I was up to 159 commutes this year,” he said.Read the full entry
Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 2:17pm | 0 comment(s). Leave yours!
It started out simply enough—Jane Robinson just wanted to walk her new puppy Bella. A friend came alongside and two years later Jane and her pals are still taking it step by step on Jackson’s Falling Waters Trail. “Watching the seasons change, seeing the wildlife and getting fresh air became part of my day that I began to look forward to,” said Jane.Read the full entry