Yearly Archives: 2016


Understanding and Tackling Obesity

We know that obesity is an epidemic. More than one-third of U.S. adults are obese. The statistics are even higher in northeast Michigan. As a community, we need to acknowledge this growing risk, stop ignoring it and make change. We can help people live healthier, more fulfilling lives by encouraging our friends, family and coworkers [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Use Fitness to Get Through Changes in Life

Changes in life can derail your health or changes in life can be used as fuel to improve your health. You decide. One local woman did it both ways. Her story is inspiring. Life changed in 2007 when Sandy Konarzewski, 44, moved away from her home in Michigan to Indiana and later New Mexico for her husband’s [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cut the Excuses: Health Just Feels Better

There are many reasons not to exercise and eat healthy. It can be inconvenient to cook, it is hard to make time for fitness and it is just easier to sit on the couch. But these two local women prove that the benefits of living healthy far outweigh the inconveniences along the way. They cut [...]

By | April 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Good Health is the Best Medical Care of All

Just as the seasons change quickly in the Spring, from snow to sunshine to rain, our health can turn without notice. My 75-year-old father fell recently. He tripped in the dark, hitting the tile floor hard in the middle of the night. The EMTs, along with my mother, took him to the ER in an [...]

By | April 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments