I was asked by the Recall Center website to participate in their “Who Keeps You Healthy” campaign. It is a campaign to share with others who keeps us healthy, to express appreciation and to also give the person the credit they deserve for helping us stay healthy.
At the end of March, the Recall Center will feature a collage of images and quotes from all participants in their Community Section, as well as highlight their favorites on their blog.
Who Keeps Me Healthy?
It was not hard for me to think of the person who keeps me healthy. She is a friend, mentor and like a second mom to me. She is someone I admire because she did not let her age stop her from making healthy lifestyle changes. The person who keeps me healthy and is my health hero is, Ms. Carolyn Akens.
I met Carolyn Akens online sometime in 2009 or 2010. I cannot remember the exact year, but I do know that we met online through the first blog that I ever launched. She would visit my blog and leave comments and from there our friendship blossomed. Continue reading