The walking trails are open, the flowers are blooming. Open enrollment has come to pass. You can see my previous blogs for details on special enrollment periods and if you have any questions, be sure to give me a call. There’s no such thing as a dumb question. Let me know how I can help you.
Exciting news! The Wellmark YMCA is going to be a one-of-a kind facility right in the heart of downtown Des Moines. Take a video tour of this beautiful facility.
Regarding ourselves and our health, it is an absolute must to make ourselves first on our priority list. Good intentions we all have, but the demands on us at both work and home seem to take first chair, and all of a sudden, we haven’t lived up to our own promise to ourselves.
In order to be good to our family and be a productive employee and to feel good, we have to do some simple things for ourselves. I strongly encourage you to take advantage of the preventive benefits that have been mandated with the new Affordable Care Act plans. Go to your doctor, get your preventative wellness exam so you have a baseline for your health. Then, I highly recommend moving, moving, moving…and drink a lot of water…you will find the irony in this becomes when feeling really good doesn’t have to cost a lot of money or take a lot of time.
If your BMI needs some improvement, please note that we have medically supervised weight loss assistance right at our fingertips. I have visited with people that have explored the Mercy Weight Loss and Nutrition Center and have had fabulous, lasting results. We all want to grow old, but we don’t want to be old and NOT feel good. Then we have our hard-earned 401(k) money and can’t spend it. We’re sitting here in a State that is dedicated to becoming the Healthiest State in the Nation. How lucky can we be???