Dealing With Postpartum Depression. Part 2

By Oscar

What lead to that point was indeed the lowest I had ever felt in my life. I was suicidal and delusion. Childrens’ Service Bureau asked me to voluntarily give over temporary guardianship of my daughter so I could seek help. I just wanted to die.

categoriaWomen's Health commentoComments Off dataSeptember 13th, 2012
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Dealing With Postpartum Depression. Part 1

By Oscar

Early January of 1998, I took a home pregnancy test and discovered I was expecting. I was living with my fianc?©, who is now my husband, and we were both unemployed and about to be evicted from our apartment. I was devastated to say the least.

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Tales from the Baja Blood and Waves, Part 2

By Oscar

You’d think I would have learned my lesson, but I would find myself once again staining the ocean with my blood on the next trip down.

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Tales from the Baja Blood and Waves, Part 1

By Oscar

When we were tired of the same old faces, of people and the waves, my pals and I from San Diego would often make a pilgrimage down south to Baja California. Just south of the discos, vendors and bandits of Tijuana was some of the most breathtaking coast I’d ever seen.

categoriaFitness commentoComments Off dataSeptember 6th, 2012
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Exercise Promotes Speedy Blood Pressure Reduction

By Oscar

Encouraging your members to exercise to reduce their blood pressure has just gotten easier. A recent study has found that physical activity can drastically reduce blood pressure, even after just one exercise session (“Exercise Cut Blood Pressure Fast,” Reuters,).

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Is your Advertising Working?

By Oscar

If you think developing effective advertising is a challenge, perhaps a greater challenge is determining its effect on your sales. You can make it easier by thinking up front what your “success criteria” are. Do you want to build your image over the long term? Do you need to jump start sales during a typically busy season like the fall? Or, would you like to see appreciable sales activity during typically slow times like the summer? Set your criteria up-front.

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How to Successfully Facilitate a Meeting

By Oscar

The success and productivity of a meeting depends on essentially two things — planning and facilitation. Below are some tips on how to successfully facilitate a meeting.

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Lisa’s Journal: Week 11. Part 2

By Oscar

Your food records show low-fat, reasonable food choices. You can save some calories if you do not have the soda. Try adding more fruits and vegetables (five a day). You are probably eating about 1,200 to 1,500 calories — would you agree? I know it is not easy right now to do more counting, but would you consider counting the calories in your snacks? Sometimes you do not note the amount, and I am wondering if you may be eating more snack calories than you are aware of.

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Lisa’s Journal: Week 11. Part 1

By Oscar

Dear Sharon and Armand,
This week was my busiest yet — I am starting to do freelance public relations in addition to my speechwriting, and the time commitment is huge. My weight still doesn’t want to budge, but I am not at all discouraged.

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An Alliance Between Healthcare and Fitness

By Oscar

A new alliance between healthcare services and the fitness industry, the Recovery & Beyond program was created by HealthSouth, an outpatient service center, and FitLinxx, an electronic wellness resource. Recovery & Beyond seeks to improve quality of life for patients, and tocontain healthcare costs by helping patients comply with their healthcare providers’ recommendations.

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