When I started on this health kick some 18 months ago, I really had no idea where it would lead.
- But I was committed to whatever change that was necessary.
After putting of getting in shape for the better part of 25 years, I knew I was running out of time to make the change. And wow, it’s a whole lot tougher getting back in shape at 50 than it is back in the day. I don’t know exactly how all that happened. I was the sort that enjoyed getting out of the air conditioning for a hike or a bike ride. While I wasn’t exactly the gym sort, I did enjoy getting some exercise regularly. But the more hours I spent inside the zone controlled HVAC of the office, the less I wanted to do anything but plop down on the couch at night. Then the kids got to where we were having to chauffeur them all over the place. Of course, all of those were simply excuses as I’ve realized now. You can always find time for yourself and your health. Well, I’m surprised by how conscious I’ve become when it comes to my overall health. I’ve lost a lot of weight by eating better and exercising. But I’ve also improved my respiratory and immune health with a simple HVAC equipment upgrade. I got rid of the cheap air filters and replaced them with a HEPA filter. This thing is trapping and removing more than 99 percent of the allergens and contaminants in our air. So now, I’m even breathing better.