Monthly Archives: January 2011

Karen is on track and her kids are her reason to stay healthy

Hey Ladies! Just checking in to make sure you are still breathing and making some heart healthy choices for yourselves. The healthy eating is going wonderful and I am finding creative ways to get my exercise in. I went to … Continue reading

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Meet 9 Courageous Women

Get to know each of our 9 participants in the BetterU program. Each woman has written a short biography about her life and why she chose to participate in BetterU. Click here to read.

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To Be Young at Heart

Hi, my name is Jenn.  I am a 31 year old with high cholesterol.  I want to live a long and healthy life.  I want to do this for myself, family, and friends.  I love to play tennis, softball and hike.  … Continue reading

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Go Red BetterU Participant ~ Carole Schwager

I am so excited to be a part of the BetterU Challenge.  From our first meeting with the 8 other participants and our fantastic sponsors/coaches at the American Heart Association, Provena Mercy Medical Center, and Provena Saint Joseph Hospital, I … Continue reading

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Want in on an adventure?

My motto for 2011 is BE SELFISH. How many times over the past year have you put someone’s needs before yourself? As a woman, we are always putting others before ourselves and we sacrifice taking care of number 1….yes I … Continue reading

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Start of my journey to a healthier me….Claudia Alvarez

Last night I was able to meet all the ladies that will be on this journey with me. They were all very nice people and we each had our own individual reasons why we wanted to join. I am hoping … Continue reading

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Better U Participant – Sandy Krug

And so the journey begins….last night NINE of us met at Provena St. Joseph Hospital to kick off the BETTER U program we were all delighted to be a part of.  Several of us mentioned one of the “attraction draws” … Continue reading

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