I have known my husband since the sixth grade. Because we have such a history, I have been lucky enough to meet many of his friends and extended family. I never got the chance to meet one person he still holds close to his heart, his grandmother. Consequently, she was not fortunate enough to hold her own great-grandchildren. In 1986, Grandma Joyce passed away from a heart attack at the young age of 59.
Now, heart disease is the leading killer of women claiming the precious lives of 1 in 3 females, more than all forms of cancer combined. On February 3rd, you can help the American Heart Association raise awareness about the truth of heart disease by participating in the 9th Annual National Wear Red Day. Need some inspiration? Check out some of my ideas to help you “Go Red!”
Additionally, if you are in the New Orleans area, consider attending the Go Red for Women Luncheon to be held February 3rd at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. The luncheon will encourage women to take charge of their heart health by providing access to health screenings, seminars, and a heart healthy lunch. Tickets can be purchased for $100.
What do you do to live a heart healthy lifestyle?