Showing posts tagged as 'fitness'

Could This Be Us?

Tags: Blogging, Body, Diabetes, Fitness, Inspiration, Type-ii-diabetes

January 18, 2011 08:37

Since I started this blog last March, I've been writing about the great need to work on improving our overall health. I've brought up the shocking statistic that by the year 2050 one in three Americans will have Type II diabetes.Those with ethnic backgrounds will have it even worse. Unless things improve quickly, a full fifty percent of Hispanic and African-American children born in the year...


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Living In Denial

Tags: Diabetes, Fitness, Inspiration, Mind, Spirit, Type-ii-diabetes

January 17, 2011 06:39

I was talking to a friend yesterday at church about Faith Fighting Diabetes. I wanted him to know about last week's outreach to the Hispanic members of our congregation and how many of them will be screened this upcoming Saturday. I thought he would be interested because he's a diabetic himself.Then he dropped a bombshell. I'm in total denial. I don't do anything I'm supposed to do. What...


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Upcoming Retreats


Upcoming Events at Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center, Marriottsville, Maryland.

Jan. 19-21: Making All Things New
This Retreat will focus on providing you with tools to improve your health, deepen your faith, and enjoy life to the fullest

March 17, 9am-1pm: Prayer Walking
This morning will introduce participants to Prayer Walking, which aims to strengthen our bodies and our relationship with God. Please where comfortable shoes and clothing.

May 11-13: Ignatian Spirituality
This Retreat will focus on key practices of Ignatian Spirituality, including St. Ignatius' deep devotion to Mary, the Mother of Jesus.

Sept. 22, 9am-1pm: Ignatian Rules for Eating
Long before our present crisis of diabetes, heart disease, and obesity, St. Ignatius included some Rules for Eating in his Spiritual Exercises. Join us to learn what they are and how they might benefit you or someone you love.

Nov. 16-18: Making All Things New
This Retreat will focus on providing you with tools to improve your health, deepen your faith, and enjoy life to the fullest.

To learn more and register for any of these events, click here for Bon Secours website.

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