Realistic Holiday Health

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We just passed Halloween and now have bags of candy tempting us by saying it’s okay to eat 1 or 10 pieces for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner.  Without missing a beat, I’ve seen close to 20 (so far) images with workout guides and the horrors of gaining weight over the last two months of the year.  The incentive is to lose your holiday weight now and not wait (weight lol) until the New Year to declare your new super awesome fitness goals.  I think it’s a bit presumptuous of anyone to start shoving protein shakes or whatever weight loss thing down anyone’s throat or assume we are all planning to go into a food coma by sitting at the dining table shoveling mashed potatoes in our mouths in a last ditch effort to have one more bite in the name of Thanksgiving or other holiday meals.

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Suicide Prevention

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It doesn’t have to be a specific month or week to talk about suicide prevention.  There are so many out there suffering and need help.  We need to work together and do our parts to help on another.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-237-TALK (8255) / Suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Please share this with friends and loved ones.  You never know who needs this information.

 

Wellness Wednesday – PCOS

Each year more and more women are being diagnosed with PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome), and some never know about it until they finally meet with a doctor that knows to talk about it or asks you the right questions.  It is important to get to know your body, track your menstrual cycles and keep your doctor informed of any changes or any issues or things you feel are important.  It could save your life!  I pulled this article from WebMd that goes into great detail on signs, symptoms, and questions you can bring to your doctor.  Please share this with friends and loved ones!

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