Not enough? Too much? A little guidance please…

Spring has sprung in Chicagoland–or at least a reasonable facsimile.  While we could complain about below normal temperature, most of us choose to enjoy–and delve back into our favorite 3-5 month outdoor activity.  We may be a city divided in baseball allegiance by Cubs and White Sox (as a proud south-sider, I love the Sox–it’s go…

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Do I really need this….?

This was posed by one of my clients.  However, I have omitted his final thought completing this question.  I like to keep the blog family friendly. A former runner in his 20s and 30s, he was now 64, forty pounds heavier, taking anti-hypertensive medication.  Unfortunately, he was told to find something other than running to lose weight.  That recommendation…

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How’s that working for you?

How’s that working for you?  This question is usually posed with marginal to overt hints of sarcasm. Yet for me, it represents something far more critical–it is the final step in the nursing process.  EVALUATION is the finale–or maybe the revamping of your care plan. Since we are talking healthy living and fitness, your care plan is really your plan of care.   If…

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