Welcome to September, National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. In 2010 the CDC reported 17% of kids 2-9 years old were diagnosed as obese. In fact obesity is doing pretty well for itself these days. In the past four decades, obesity rates in the United States have soared among all age groups. This rise in obesity rates has affected our youth in alarming fashion. Childhood obesity has increased more than fourfold among those ages 6 to 11.
You can pick your friends, you can pick your nose, but you can’t pick your friend’s nose. I’d giggle forever as a little girl saying this phrase. While I’m not too interested in picking my friends noses these days, I am interested in picking my friends. Individuals we spend time with have an incredible impact on our behaviors. We adopt behaviors from friends, family, and co-workers we don’t even realize.
Here is an article I wrote that recently appeared in The Sheboygan Press. Enjoy! Q: I have a cold. Should I exercise or will it do more harm than good? A: Follow the “neck up/neck down” rule when you are not feeling well.If you have symptoms from the neck up--stuffy nose, runny nose, and/or slight cough but no fever--you should be ok to work out. Just take it easy. Work out at a lower intensity than you would if you felt 100%.
5:00AM - breakfast.8:30AM - snack.12:00PM - lunch.1:30PM - 3:00PM.Run in the Van Cortlandt Park.I have run slowly, without sprinting today.The weather have been amazing.Bailey Avenue, Fort Independence ST,very noisy Broadway, and I have rich the Park.Canadian Geeses still have sat there, and only a few people.The water fountain have been working.I can't believe, I have saw the Eagle today.He have sat on the fence and have looking around on the cars and people.3:15 - glass of water, no snacking after run (activity have been not intensive)
If you follow my Facebook posts,, www.facebook.com/wellcomehomellc, you will see that yesterday, I posted that I was officially frustrated. That is no lie, I am not sure if it is because 40 is just two months away or if I am just doing what I always do to myself which is over schedule and complicate things.