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Thursday, January 26, 2012

"National Wear Red Day®"


Just ordered my Red Dress Pin  for "National Wear Red Day®" on Friday, February 3, 2012. I will wear it, along with my red boots and red something or other, in order to promote national awareness of the #1 killer of women, heart disease. Because I am being treated for a heart condition that was found on a routine office visit, I feel I am one of the lucky ones. Lucky because I am aware of my condition and doing something about it. The smarter you are...the luckier you get.

BTW do you know the Heart Attack Warning Signs:

  • Chest discomfort
  • Discomfort in other areas of the upper body 
  • Shortness of breath
  • Other signs such as breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness
For more information, contact your nearest American Heart Association office or call 1(800)242-8721 or online at ww.heart.org/HEARTORG/.

"®National Wear Red Day is a registered trademark of HHS and AHA."