Healthy Outlooks and Goal Setting

Tracking Your Blood Sugar: Understanding How Meters Compare

Posted by: Angela Thomspon, NP   |   Friday, January 8, 2016   |   Back to Blog

According to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) the definition of an “accurate” blood glucose reading is any meter that can provide a result twenty percent above or below a lab drawn blood glucose. The reason for the difference between the meter and the lab value has to do with many factors including ...

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Tracking Activity through a Fashion Accessory: A New Way to Stay Motivated

Posted by: Lael Hill, Guest Blogger   |   Wednesday, May 6, 2015   |   Back to Blog

It has been almost six months since I started my quest to lose weight … and I have actually gained 10 pounds. As I write this, I can hear the game show buzzer sounding off. What went wrong? I have gained 20 pounds since starting my new job last April. Previously, I was concerned that my new job had caused weight gain due to a sedentary work life sitting at the computer. This was getting serious, and I felt it was important to analyze what went wrong.


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Friendships Through Grief and Loss: An Emotional Toolkit for Helping Those in Need

Posted by: Lael Hill, Guest Blogger   |   Sunday, January 25, 2015   |   Back to Blog

Like most people, I was overcome with happiness watching the energy of pure bliss soak through my phone on social media this past holiday season. The season is full of family, friends, colleagues and smiles worn by even the grouchiest of Grinch’s. However, for me this year, there was some heartbreaking moments. These moments came from individuals who have lost a loved one ...

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Weight Management and the Unavoidable Social Gathering

Posted by: Lael Hill, Guest Blogger   |   Friday, November 21, 2014   |   Back to Blog

I am excited to be able to share that my journey towards a healthier lifestyle – including sustainable weight loss – is going well. Earlier this fall, I had achieved a three-pound weight loss in three weeks and am still going strong!


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Simple Steps to Stop the Germs and Stay Healthy

Posted by: Betsey Thompson MSN, CPNP   |   Thursday, October 23, 2014   |   Back to Blog

Don’t get me wrong…I love this time of year!  Cooler temperatures, hot chocolate, Colts football…It’s great! What I don’t love is the coughing and sneezing and runny nose wiping (yuck!)  How can we keep from getting all those nasty viruses? 


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Great New Job Comes With a Negative ... Weight Gain

Posted by: Lael Hill, Guest Blogger   |   Monday, September 8, 2014   |   Back to Blog

How did this happen? I asked myself this for several weeks. After all, I didn’t change my diet and I continued to take advantage of fitness opportunities at the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA. I eat healthy too. I didn’t understand. But “weight”! Ah ha! I know what it is now! I am taking in more calories than I am burning.

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4 Purse Ergonomic Tips Every Woman Should Know

Posted by: Emily Sample, Exercise Physiologist   |   Thursday, September 4, 2014   |   Back to Blog

Have you ever stopped to think about what you are carrying in your purse? It can be tempting to shove anything and everything you can in to your purse, you know, just in case you need it. This has to stop, ladies! We are killing our necks, shoulders, and backs.

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Duncans Take Back Their Health

Posted by: Hendricks News Reports   |   Tuesday, August 5, 2014   |   Back to Blog

“Sometimes, hearing the words ‘YES YOU CAN’ is all we need,” said Sarah Duncan. Lifestyle changes are challenging, but motivation can sometimes come from something unexpected...

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4 Steps to Make 2014 Your Healthiest Year Yet

Posted by: Jenny Bates   |   Friday, January 3, 2014   |   Back to Blog

clientuploads/2014/HRHPreventativePosterJANUARY-01.pngIt’s the start of a brand-new year, and a great opportunity to set goals to achieve better health for you and your family members. 
Here are four steps that can help make 2014 your healthiest year yet ...



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Breast Cancer Survivor Turned Running Machine

Posted by: Aimee Ketterer   |   Thursday, December 26, 2013   |   Back to Blog

clientuploads/2013/Ketterer_A/Sarah-4.pngRunning is one of those sports where you see and hear all kinds of inspiring stories. My running buddy, Sarah Duncan, is one of those flesh-and-blood inspiring stories ...

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