Monthly Archives: May 2015

Recognize the signs of mental illness before they reach stage 4

As May marks Mental Health Month, this year’s theme focuses on B4Stage4 — how people can address their mental health early rather than at “Stage 4,” when symptoms are more severe and recovery a longer process.

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Volunteers needed for the Y-TriDu5K

If you’ve ever participated in a race you know, races are made possible only by volunteers. They dole out smiles and encouragement while directing runners and riders along the course. When I’m racing I make a point to thank whoever … Continue reading

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Cool off with lavender lemonade

Yowza it’s hot out there! Skip the calorie filled jug of iced tea and cool off with this lavender lemonade.

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Half-hour walking series to kick-off in York City

Family First Health is launching a walking series with medical director Dr. Asceline Go for community members.

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A girl and her water bottle – A love story

I recently went into Target to pick up a new planner, a notebook, and a pair of flats to prepare for my new internship. If you’re anything like me, you never actually get what you need from Target and you … Continue reading

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I am not a goldfish.

Stroke, stroke, stroke, breathe. Stroke, stroke, stroke, breathe. Flip-turn, repeat. Oh the monotony of lap swimming. I love to swim, but time can drag in a pool for me the same way it does on a treadmill. I try to … Continue reading

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One month down, four to go of free fitness classes

York County, you’ve blown us away. We consistently had about 100 people come workout with us, showing how important being healthy is to the people of York. You all rock.

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Shakes as a meal replacement works for some

Are you a chronic meal skipper? Or are you the type of eater that misses that window of time when you should have eaten? Then by the time you eat you’re so ravenous that you really over do it? Or last, but certainly not something to ignore, do you end up at the drive though because your busy schedule just wouldn’t allow a decent lunch? If you see yourself in either of these descriptions, you’re likely the consumer that meal replacement products were made for.

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I can’t believe I am admitting this

My boyfriend, Mark, and my good friends Jane and Craig are cyclists and runners. They are always trying to convince me to run, and I am always reminding them that I don’t run. What’s that joke? If you see me running, start running too, because it means a zombie is chasing me. So when Mark and I went hiking on the “goat trail” at Lake Redman yesterday, with Foxy the wonder dog, no one was more surprised than me when I started to run.

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Running: It’s free, full of freedom and flush with flora

Here are some of the great spots for runs around York County.Here are some of the great spots for runs around York County.

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