Posts Tagged ‘ health ’

I’m all about health promotion. Really!

August 7, 2013
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I’m all about health promotion. Really!

If you have explored this blog at all, you might wonder where are all the health posts. Over the past year most of my posts have been about politics..and this is supposed to be a policy and health space. I apologize. Please believe that I do engage in health¬†promotion on a daily basis.¬†I work for…

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Parents fight to keep kids healthy.. AWESOME!

September 8, 2011
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At last nights First 5 Regional Parent Meeting I was inspired by the earnestness, dedication and energy of the parents working to make a difference. I wanted to bottle it up and take it with me!

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145/90 ..Ouch!! Adventures in Hypertension.

August 30, 2011
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145/90 ..Ouch!!  Adventures in Hypertension.

The number scared me. I need to be scared..and to stay scared. Fear is a great motivator.

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“Summer…Summer..Summer TIME!”

June 17, 2011
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“Summer…Summer..Summer TIME!”

Go outside! Stay outside until the street lights come on. Don't come in unless you have to pee! ;)

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23 million children and teens are obese or overweight..

March 1, 2011
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This video posted by SaludToday is about Hispanic children..but has dire implications for children all across America. Particularly the impact of negative marketing and increased screen time has on physical activity and caloric intake.

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Friday Funny: TMI Refrigerator Note.

February 25, 2011
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Friday Funny: TMI Refrigerator Note.

I definitely would not be brave enough to confront someone with this message. LOL.

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Change requires all of us.

November 1, 2010
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You may not have all the money needed, but you have the power to make change.

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Adventures in Oakland Politics: Marcie Hodge!

October 11, 2010
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Adventures in Oakland Politics: Marcie Hodge!

2 Points for good manners! This weekend I went to a Marcie Hodge meet and greet at her aunt’s house in Upper Rockridge. After trudging up a street called Ocean View (foresight not really kicking in) on a warm Saturday afternoon, once I got to the destination all I saw was a standard Marcie Hodge…

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