Archives for July 2011

Today, I Became an “Infusiast”

The National Multiple Sclerosis, Society Colorado / Wyoming Chapter, held their Annual Walk for MS at the Copper Mountain Ski Resort in Colorado. Walkers chose an amazing 2, 5 or 10-mile hike through this breathtaking ski resort. I was inspired by several MS survivors who in spite of the physical challenges that MS has bought upon them, hiked a rocky, sloping, wooded path that challenged … [Read more...]

Not so Fast Colorado!

I submitted this to the Denver Post as a "Letter to the Editor". Recently, a study ranked Colorado as the least obese state with 19.8% of adults considered obese. Don’t celebrate just yet. Just 16 years ago a rate of 19.8% would have ranked Colorado as the worst or most obese state.  With Colorado’s childhood obesity rate at 14.2%, and growing there are 22 states with lower childhood … [Read more...]

I’m Rocky Mountain High!

I’ve just relocated to Denver Colorado.  The “Mile High” City as its known.  An interesting and beautiful city I must say.  It seems everywhere I go I see walking paths and parks.  Recreation seems to abound here.  Everyone I speak to around the country just loves Denver.  I’ve only heard positive things about this great city. Someone has taken a special place in my Heart and Soul and I’m … [Read more...]

Second Chance?

This is the plate from my old 1996 Harley.  Maybe the plate I picked out 10 years earlier meant something for the future. Today we had the kick-off party for the Las Vegas Heart Walk.  It was a great event.  I met other survivors and heard many stories on getting a Second Chance. What 2nd Chance did you get? “For me, after a Heart Attack, it was another shot at this thing called life” - … [Read more...]

Flash Back 4 Years – “They Sent Me Home”

It Was July 6, 2007 The room was cold, the lights were bright and the table was hard as steel. The Cardiologist put the catheter in my leg and moved it towards my heart. After injecting the dye. I remember his words of concern as if it were yesterday. He said, “Keith, this is not good…. You have 3 completely occluded arteries…. I’m going to talk to your sister. Soon after he left the room. I … [Read more...]

Save a Heart, Prevent a Stroke

Click on the thermometer to find out more: Visit my Heart Walk page. Please start your own team or join my team "Outrunning My Shadow" for the 2011 American Heart Association Las Vegas Heart Walk. Feel free to donate to my page or sign up and walk with our team. If you're out of state you can certainly sign up and be a virtual walker. I would be honored to walk for you or in honor or … [Read more...]

“Story Of Hope” What An Honor

The American Heart Association has featured my survival story as a “Story of Hope” for the month of July on their National Website. What An Honor! www.Heart.org CLICK HERE to read the article. The AHA has helped me share my message and join them in their mission to reduce cardiovascular disease throughout the country. The people that I’ve worked with at the AHA have been amazing. In … [Read more...]

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