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Ideal Protein

Posted by: HealthySelf Guest Blogger on May 24, 2016 in Health, Motivation, Uncategorized

After having two babies, I needed to lose 40 lbs. Doing it on my own was not working. I weighed the most that I had ever in my life, and I was not happy with my body. I knew that I had to do something different. My mother-in-law told me about Ideal Protein at Women’s Center for Wellness. I did some research, and I was willing to give it a shot.

The TRI-namic Duo

by Katherine

We’re not iron-women. We’re not life-long “jocks.” We are fitness friends and training partners who met at Woman’s Center for Wellness several years ago.

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Nurses Week, From a Nurse’s Perspective

Posted by: HealthySelf Guest Blogger on May 10, 2016 in Uncategorized

Part 2 of 2

National Nurses Week is the perfect time to celebrate our team of amazing nurses who provide incredible care to every patient and their families. Enjoy the nurse’s story who shares not only what it means to be a Woman’s nurse, but a Woman’s patient too.

(Click here for Part 1)

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Nurses Week, From a Nurse’s Perspective

Posted by: HealthySelf Guest Blogger on May 09, 2016 in Uncategorized

Part 1 of 2

National Nurses Week is the perfect time to celebrate our team of amazing nurses who provide incredible care to every patient and their family. Enjoy the nurse’s story who shares not only what it means to be a Woman’s nurse, but a Woman’s patient too.

Nurse Week 2016

Treat yourself, you are worth it!

Posted by: admin on May 03, 2016 in Health, Uncategorized

I was my daughter’s Girl Scout leader until she graduated. We went on A LOT of campouts. My reward for myself was to take the Monday off from work. And more importantly I booked a massage for that Monday morning after each campout. When I spent a sleepless night on a hard cot, this was the luxury I looked forward to. It was my pot of gold at the end of the Scout camp rainbow.

Unrecognizable massage therapist placing hot stones on woman's back during spa treatment.

Be Iron Strong

Posted by: HealthySelf Guest Blogger on Apr 28, 2016 in Health, Nutrition

The importance of consuming iron has been known for years, but certain benefits and recommendations are often overlooked, especially in women. The main and essential benefit of iron is that it aids in carrying oxygen to every part of the body, including the brain and muscles. In addition, iron plays a role in the proper growth of the human body, which requires iron in order to produce red blood cells.

Consuming a sufficient amount of iron also helps to combat fatigue and insomnia, as well as helping to support concentration and immune function. Women in general, have a higher requirement for iron than men due to their menstrual cycle, which results in depleted levels of iron.

Growing Your Own Fruit and Veggie Garden

Posted by: HealthySelf Guest Blogger on Apr 27, 2016 in Exercise, Health

gardenAs the days are getting longer and the dew on your grass is no longer a frost, it’s the perfect time to begin your home garden. It can be a fun way to incorporate extra activity into your day, while adding fruits and vegetables into your diet.

Follow these simple steps to get started:

Woman’s Presents Baby Grand This Saturday

Posted by: HealthySelf Guest Blogger on Apr 25, 2016 in Uncategorized

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Whether you’re pregnant or you just gave birth to your baby boy or girl, your child is the center of your world and you want the absolute best for him or her from the very start. But where do you start?

This Saturday, April 30, Woman’s Hospital will host its semi-annual Baby Grand event to bring pregnancy and infant-care information at your fingertips.

Enjoy Your Weekend!

Posted by: admin on Apr 22, 2016 in Uncategorized

JAZZ FEST 2016 Set for April 22 through May 1 http://www.nojazzfest.com/home/

FRIDAY • LIVE AFTER FIVE Samantha Fish is an American blues singer, songwriter and musician who grew up in Kansas City, Mo. She started out playing drums, but when she was 15 she switched to the guitar. Fish frequently went to the Knuckleheads Saloon to hear touring Blues artists. After turning 18, she often joined in with the singers and bands who were performing there. Early influences were Keith Urban, Sheryl Crow and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

HEALTHY RECIPE: Mediterranean Lemon Chicken

Posted by: HealthySelf Guest Blogger on Apr 21, 2016 in Health, Nutrition

Each month, Woman’s Healthy Self blog will feature one healthy recipe courtesy of Woman’s Center for Wellness.

Turkey and other lean meats contain protein, iron, zinc, creatine (beef), omega-3 fatty acids (fish), vitamin B6 (chicken and fish) and B12, phosphorus, and potassium.

They help fight against obesity, mood disorders, memory loss and heart disease.

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