26.2 has been the only number on my mind


 Original post from my newsletterOne Goal Down: Here’s MY Boston Marathon Resultsby: David Dansereau One Body Health and Smart Moves Internet Publishing26.2 miles…4 hrs. 52 min. 24 sec.6,356 calories burned~102 oz. Gatorade consumedCrossing the finish line in Boston….PRICELESS.Thank You!There are many paths to the Boston Marathon, but every path makes you part of history. My path […]

Get clear on your goals


In about an hour I’ll be speaking to over 1000 middle school students in N. Attleboro,MA about stroke awareness. This has been a long week, trying to fit in marathon training, family, work and fundraising, but I’m pumped to do this talk. The teachers asked me to send over a quick intro the students could […]

Does Barry Meier know Oprah?


If you are a regular reader of my blog you already know I have been doing a great deal of writing on stroke awareness and PFO education.  I gladly accept interviews when asked to talk more about this issue, especially when it can help further the discussion about stroke, migraine and the possibility of PFO […]

“Give Me Five” for Stroke or “Act F.A.S.T.”??


May is National Stroke Awareness Month we can agree. Right? Especially this month I’ve found all public agencies seem to be trying to get their own “version” of their message out about recognizing the warning signs for stroke. This post is to clear up the confusion and help you decide which you like better. My […]

A Hole in the Heart-Good PFO Tipsheet by stroke.org


Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) and Stroke Source: stroke.org and AMA Medical Have you had a stroke or TIA (transient ischemic attack or mini-stroke) “out of the blue” with no obvious risk factors? Did doctors check to see if the stroke or TIA may have been caused by a “hole” in the heart called a patent […]