How often I have heard somebody use the excuse that they saw no point in exercise because they personally knew of someone who was in the best of health and ran marathons.but died of a heart attack at age 40. Certainly there are exceptions but why intentionally put yourself in a high risk statistical group?
Some days I wondered if I would survive. I did not have time to dwell on my worries, however, because I was raising my grandchildren. Thankfully, I have good coping skills. Though my grandchildren are brilliant and have some coping skills, tragedy hit at a vulnerable time of life. My granddaughter worries about being alone in the house, an understandable feeling after a house up the street was just robbed.
There are some things about your future that you can predict with some accuracy. For example, if you do drugs, drink heavily, and smoke cigarettes you can predict that there is a high probability that you will have a shortened life and die from a dread disease. If you overeat and refuse to exercise you will become obese, prone to severe health problems, and die an unpleasant and untimely death.
Go to your local hospital and talk with someone about payment plans or insurance plans that they recommend. Most places understand about this since it does happen often and they are very knowledgeable when it comes to this topic.
Wow! Those are some impressive benefits. So, why would we want to intentionally avoid something that would do so much good for us? Why look the other way?
OWhat industries are likely to be tolerant? Surprisingly, the health and human services sector can be among the most discriminatory towards their staff. Try to find out what the organization culture is like before you go for an interview.
Last night I was pleased, thinking I was well on the road to recovery. Maybe I just needed to be reminded that it is a long road with lots of bumps and potholes.