Sheri Poretz, RN, learns it’s “never too late to become more active”

Three years ago I decided that I needed to implement some fitness into my life. So I started running, well jogging—I couldn’t even run half a mile, but I kept at it. By the end of the year I had run my first half marathon and it felt great. My[…]

  1. Nancy Long: Sheri, That's so great! Please join us for a 5K run/3 K walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer…

  2. Laura Roxbury: Very inspirational - especially knowing that when you started out it was slow going ... Thank you Sherri for sharing…

  3. Deb Keane: What an inspiration ! Congrats!

  4. Denise: You go girl! I am so proud of you!

Devra Cockerille, RN, is paying it forward. How can you support her?

Teams are made up of individuals. Without them, there is no team. I have a mission: to help find cures and more effective treatments for blood cancers. To accomplish that mission, I’m participating in the Iron Girl Triathalon as a member of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Team In[…]

  1. Heidi Smith: You Rock, Devra !! Thank you for supporting such a wonderful cause and helping not only my son, but many…

  2. Marianne McKiernan: You are AMAZING!!!!

Small changes = big results in your health. Energize!

Here’s the latest on Energize, the AAHS employee wellness movement. Stretch bands were handed out at the July Leadership Council and leaders learned some simple stretching techniques. Employees were then invited to be trained in stretching so they could lead their departments in stretching exercises. Click here for a stretching[…]

Wanna race? Sherry Perkins offers wellness updates and local fitness opportunities

I heard from many of you when I sent my “50 and not-so-fit note” and Dr. Pat Czapp sent updates on what you should be doing for health maintenance through the decades. I’m recopying Pat’s content here as a midsummer reminder. Please do your checkups. Be well (part 1): 7 things[…]