Witness 040 Health: My Own Health VI

Overview I completed the Daniel Fast yesterday.  I was amazed that I could stick to the Fast for twenty-one days.  There were times that I did wish to eat or wanted to eat things that were not allowed on the Fast.  However, most of the time if I felt I wanted to leave the Fast, …

Witness 038 Health: My Own Health V

Overview My right leg has improved, and my overall health is much better.  I am working out four times a week and doing a 1.54-mile walk while tossing a 4lb. Medicine ball twice a day.  My attention span is much better and I am accomplishing more work.  Doctor’s Visit I met with my doctor yesterday.  …

Witness 036 Health: My Own Health Situation IV

Current Status My leg has improved significantly since last week.  I am doing my workouts and my walk tossing a 4 lb medicine ball.  Now my biggest challenge is lack of energy, need to lose more weight, and improve my focus so I can complete more activities per day.  I have a doctor’s appointment next …

Witness 032 Health: My Own Health Challenge II

News This Week My doctor revealed new information about my health this week.  He gave me the results of the x-ray of my right leg.  The x-ray revealed that my leg does have a fracture.  The x-ray also revealed that there are bone fragments in my calf.  The bone fragments are causing the majority of …

Witness 030 Health: My Own Health Challenge

Pain In My Leg About three weeks ago, I felt a sharp pain in my right leg.  I have no idea what caused the pain.  I was not able to run or do my daily workout.  Not being able to exercise is a major problem for me.  I ran at least six days a week …

Witness 028 Health: Do Not Drink Sugar, But Do Eat Nuts

My Health Plan I posted several Health Blog Articles with ideas to lose weight during the past two months.  The articles were general and focused on planning.  For me, this an important first step.  I had to analyze what caused me to divert from my goal to improve my diet.  I was able to discover …

Witness 026 Health: Achieving Long Term Diet Change

The Challenge I experienced challenges with my weight during my entire life.  I have always exercised regularly, but my diet has been a challenge.   I implemented low-calorie plans for short periods that did result in short term success, but then the old habits returned.  In my case, I have been successful in adding fruits, vegetables, …

Witness 024 Health: Protein Effect On Weight Loss

Protein Helps Loss Weight Protein has a major effect on weight loss.  Of course, you must intake fewer calories than you burn to lose weight.  Consuming protein can cause you to burn more calories by increasing your metabolic rate and reducing your appetite Probably the most significant contribution protein makes toward weight loss is the …

Witness 22 Health: Keeping your mind active

Of course, exercise and diet are extremely important to your overall health.  Exercising your mind is just as important.  Studies have shown that lack of mental activity may lead to challenges such as Alzheimer’s.   This risk is even more important for people who have retired from their occupation.  My Situation Although I am still engaged …