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Older Mommy Still Yummy: February is Heart Month...and I don't mean a Valentine Heart!!

Saturday, February 12, 2011

February is Heart Month...and I don't mean a Valentine Heart!!

We're moms, daughters, wives, sisters, aunts, grandmothers, best friends, cousins.....we mean the world to a lot of people who would be devastated without us - let's take the time and the effort to invest in our future.
Fact -
Cardiovascular disease, once considered a ‘man's disease,’ is the number one killer of women in Canada and worldwide.
Fact -
Women are ten times more likely to die from cardiovascular disease than from any other disease.
Fact -
Women are six times more likely to die from cardiovascular disease than from breast cancer.
Fact -
Cardiovascular disease kills more women 65 years of age and older than all cancers combined.


Let's all strive to keep our hearts healthier...here are some links to help you on your way -

Heart & Stroke Foundation
Homemakers
Canadian Living


Monica

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26 Comments:

At February 15, 2011 at 10:53 AM , Blogger Kristin said...

I stumbled you from STT! And I'm a new follower!

My post is: http://www.keenlykristin.com/2011/02/do-you-belong-to-social-spark.html

Thanks!
Kristin :)
Keenly Kristin

 
At February 15, 2011 at 11:10 AM , Blogger Ourfamilyworld said...

Thanks for this wake up call. As a mom, I find I don't take of my health as I should.

I stumbled you from STT.
Olfa.T
http://www.ourfamilyworld.com/blog/2011/02/10/feeding-picky-eaters/

 
At February 15, 2011 at 12:05 PM , Blogger Sara said...

Information we all need to know


I stumbled your post, mine is http://booksyourkidswilllove.blogspot.com/2011/02/book-banners-are-at-it-again.html

 
At February 15, 2011 at 12:50 PM , Blogger WheelchairDecor said...

I'm an older mom too! Thanks for your blog. I also appreciate reading blogs from older moms!
I stumbled your post! I'm a new follower too!
Thanks, Becky Jane
http://wheelchairdecor.blogspot.com/

 
At February 15, 2011 at 2:24 PM , Blogger Colleen (Shibley Smiles) said...

Thanks for the info!

I stumbled you, my post is: http://www.shibleysmiles.com/2011/02/justin-bieber-fever-at-5.html

 
At February 15, 2011 at 2:43 PM , Blogger Clisty said...

What great links! Thanks!

I stumbled you. Here's mine.
http://ruralgrace.blogspot.com/2011/02/molten-chocolate-lava-cakes.html

 
At February 15, 2011 at 2:47 PM , Blogger Texas Type A Mom said...

This is a great reminder and what better month than February for heart month!

I Stumbled your post - would love if you'd Stumble mine: http://www.texastypeamom.com/2011/02/meal-plan-monday-214.html

 
At February 15, 2011 at 2:53 PM , Blogger Vera said...

Thank you for the stumble! I just stumbled yours back :)

 
At February 15, 2011 at 3:10 PM , Blogger Self Sagacity said...

Hello, I stumbled your post. Very informative, have to save and come back to it. Here is my post. Thanks! Google Adword Advertising & Management

 
At February 15, 2011 at 4:15 PM , Blogger Books at The Paperhouse said...

I stumbled your post and am now a follower! Please stumble me back at http://booksatthepaperhouse.blogspot.com/p/my-motivation.html

Thank you!

 
At February 15, 2011 at 4:25 PM , Blogger Angela (Library Girl Reads) said...

Thanks for stopping by and stumbling my post. I've stumbled (liked) yours as well.

This is great info that we all need to think about.

 
At February 15, 2011 at 4:30 PM , Blogger Books at The Paperhouse said...

Thank you for stumbling me! I had actually stumbled you already. I really like your site ... looks like we're both in the same boat and are new to the blogoshpere. :-)

good work! Looking forward to future posts.
~ Devon

 
At February 15, 2011 at 5:28 PM , Blogger Penelope said...

Good post! I found you from Stumble Tuesday at Simply Stacie's

 
At February 15, 2011 at 6:22 PM , Blogger JDaniel4's Mom said...

Thanks for Stumbling my post. I am Stumbling yours. These stats are staggering.

 
At February 15, 2011 at 8:30 PM , Blogger Julee said...

Lovely article.
Thanks so much for the facts and advice.
I stumbled this great post. Thanks for stumbling mine!

 
At February 15, 2011 at 8:33 PM , Blogger Heather said...

Thanks for the info! I stumbled you!

 
At February 15, 2011 at 9:35 PM , Blogger Self Sagacity said...

I have followed your blog as well. Thanks!

 
At February 16, 2011 at 2:19 AM , Blogger Maple Leaf Mommy said...

Thanks for the reminder, and the great links.

I stumbled you, my post is http://www.mapleleafmommy.com/2011/02/water-tank-heater-question-should-i-get.html

 
At February 18, 2011 at 4:20 AM , Blogger Clavs said...

New follower here...

clavsupclose.blogspot.com

 
At February 18, 2011 at 9:39 PM , Blogger alissa4illustration said...

Thanks for following my blog Finding Me Again as well!

 
At February 19, 2011 at 12:19 PM , Blogger Shirley said...

Thanks for following The Gardening Life and for your kind comment. I am now a follower. Since I am in the same range as you, this blog is so appropriate and well done.

 
At February 20, 2011 at 8:48 AM , Blogger Still Blonde after all these YEARS said...

Please Stumble me too! I am also supporting National Heart Month on my blog! http://stillblondeafteralltheseyears.com/2011/02/visual-summary-of-changes-to-facebook-pages-quick-review-and-guide/

 
At February 20, 2011 at 8:58 AM , Blogger Close to home said...

thanks for finding my blog, now following you back. This V-day meant more than cards this year as well, father had open Heart surgery...

http://stayingclosetohome.blogspot.com

 
At February 21, 2011 at 4:57 PM , Blogger Anne said...

I stumbled you back, thanks for the reminder to keep our hearts healthy.

 
At February 22, 2011 at 3:04 PM , Blogger Michelle said...

Just got my cholesterol checked and it was great! WooHoo!! Mine goes up and down depending on how I eat & I had no idea what to expect. thanks for posting this, b/c it seems like Women think a whole lot about their breasts, but not as much about their heart!

 
At February 24, 2011 at 4:15 PM , Blogger Misty said...

Thanks for stumbling my post. I've stumbled yours. Sorry it took a while :)

Thanks, Misty
Misty's Thoughts Too

 

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