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 looking forward to sharing dreams and opportunities with someone who has already given me so much without ever asking for anything in return. To be able to love someone and more importantly accept love in return is a major milestone for me. I’m so much in Love:) I will certainly share and blog more about this as time goes by.
I still have my home in Vegas and Maryland but I’ve never been more excited about starting a new chapter in my life. Being a Co-Chair of the Las Vegas Heart Walk will bring me back to Vegas throughout the year. I will continue my passionate advocacy work with the American Heart Association.
Colorado is ranked #1 as the least obese state with an adult obesity rate of 19.8%. It is currently the only state under 20%. This is an interesting statistic in that 20 years ago this number would have been ranked the worst state. What does this mean to me? Colorado, as healthy as it projects itself, must ramp up its efforts to prevent the catastrophic numbers that await its youth and adult population that has besieged the country. My mission of Awareness, Prevention, and Education along with Action seem to be the only way to curb the tide of what awaits this great state if nothing is done.
Cardiovascular Disease doesn’t care about statistics or some pie chart to tell individuals where it will strike. The only force field against CVD we have as individuals is to eat heart healthy and get regular physical exercise. Regular check ups are equally important.
I’ll keep everyone posted but I’m ready to hit the ground running here. Every33Seconds.org is coming soon to Denver and the Nation:) - Keith