Employee Health

By Sonya Jennings Sonya is an administrative assistant in Surgery and Recovery at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. After caring for a family of five, Sonya’s ready for a new challenge: exercising to improve her core strength and making better food choices. Sonya’s goal is to now learn how to take care of herself. 1. Congratulations on reaching month three of I am Methodis ...

By Sarah Reynolds, CMOM Sarah is an office manager at MedHealth. Her goal is to get physically fit so she can keep up with her children. After turning to snacking for stress relief in the past, she’s ready to adjust her grocery list to include healthier choices, and she’s making working out part of her routine! 1. Congratulations on reaching month three of I am Methodist Heal ...

By Joslyn Pribble Joslyn is a manager in Pathology at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Her goal is to become active and start making healthy decisions every day for the rest of her life. 1.   You’re in your second month of I am Methodist Health. Congratulations! In general, how’s it going? I am doing so much better with this program than I ever expected! I have lost so much ...

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By Sharina Arceneaux Sharina is an education specialist in Nursing Administration at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Because Sharina has a family history of heart disease, she’s ready to take on the challenge of living a heart-healthy lifestyle. 1. You’re in your second month of I am Methodist Health. Congratulations! In general, how’s it going? I am doing GREAT! I have mo ...

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By Karen Taylor, Employee Health Coach 1. What is the most popular problem or topic people come to you with regarding their health? Weight loss is definitely the most common topic when people first meet with me — but that is really just the beginning. They soon realize that their diet, physical activity, and health habits all play a role in their weight-loss goal and even hea ...

By Jason Martin Jason is an environmental specialist at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. He and his wife are eagerly awaiting the birth of their baby. What a great incentive to lose weight, get healthier, and be ready to welcome a new life into the world. 1. You’re in your second month of I am Methodist Health. Congratulations! In general, how’s it going? I am in my second mo ...

By Kathy Clinton Kathy is a massage therapist in Physical Medicine at Methodist Richardson Medical Center. Kathy’s goal is to run a 5K with her son. Get your running shoes on, and go Kathy! You’re in your second month of I am Methodist Health. Congratulations! In general, how’s it going? The first couple of weeks were tough for me to get into a routine and figure out my goa ...

by Jodi Palmer Jodi is a patient care technician at Methodist Charlton Medical Center. Her goal is to get in shape so she can live longer and look good. 1. You’re in your second month of I am Methodist Health. Congratulations! In general, how’s it going? Well, I’d like to start off and say THANK YOU! I have a lot of support and yesssssssssss, I have had some challenging mome ...

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By Sonya Jennings Sonya is an administrative assistant in Surgery and Recovery at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. After caring for a family of five, Sonya’s ready for a new challenge: exercising to improve her core strength and making better food choices. Sonya’s goal is to now learn how to take care of herself. 1. You’re in your second month of I am Methodist Health. Con ...

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By John P. Sullivan John is director of Environmental Services at Methodist Charlton Medical Center. He’s ready to make the lifestyle changes needed to take care of his health. 1.   You’re in your second month of I am Methodist Health. Congratulations! In general, how’s it going? The start of this program is both challenging, because I’m working to change my habits, and exci ...

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By Angela Wrighten, RN Angela is a staff nurse in Outpatient Chemotherapy at Methodist Richardson Medical Center. Over the last few years, Angela has gotten away from the healthy person she used to be. She wants to get on the right path, and she’s ready to change her eating and exercise habits for the rest of her life. Angela’s goal is to lose weight so she can return to the a ...

By Sarah Reynolds, CMOM Sarah is an office manager at MedHealth. Her goal is to get physically fit so she can keep up with her children. After turning to snacking for stress relief in the past, she’s ready to adjust her grocery list to include healthier choices and make working out part of her routine! 1.  You’re in your second month of I am Methodist Health. Congratulations! ...

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By Joslyn Pribble Joslyn is a manager in Pathology at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Joslyn’s goal is to get active and start making healthy decisions every day for the rest of her life. 1. How are you feeling now? Why do you want to become healthier? I feel energized yet overwhelmed by everything that I need to accomplish at the beginning of the year. And I am hopelessly ...

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By Sharina Arceneaux Sharina is an education specialist in Nursing Administration at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Because Sharina has a family history of heart disease, she’s ready to take on the challenge of living a heart-healthy lifestyle. 1. How are you feeling now? Why do you want to become healthier? I feel good, but I know I have the potential to feel GREAT! I not ...

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By Annaton Nesty Annaton Nesty is a respiratory therapist at Methodist Charlton Medical Center. Annaton’s goal is to reflect on the outside who she really is on the inside. And she’s ready to go for it! 1. How are you feeling now? Why do you want to become healthier? I find myself hiding from the things that used to bring me joy simply because I am no longer myself — or, at l ...

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By Kathy Clinton Kathy is a massage therapist in Physical Medicine at Methodist Richardson Medical Center. Kathy’s goal is to run a 5K with her son. Get your running shoes on and go, Kathy!  1.   How are you feeling now? Why do you want to become healthier? I often wonder how I got here. As a teenager I would eat like crazy, and my mom would say, “Be careful. This will catch ...

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By Carrie Camin Assistant Vice President, Wellness Methodist Health System Before you think this is another “I resolve to eat better, exercise more, and lose weight” New Year’s resolution blog, stay with me. This is about making changes to get healthier using the tools that actually help you do it. 2013 brings Methodist Health System employees a new, comprehensive approach to ...

By Jason Martin Jason is an environmental specialist at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. He and his wife are eagerly awaiting the birth of their baby. What a great incentive to lose weight, get healthier, and be ready to welcome a new life into the world. In fact, Jason’s already lost eight pounds in the first two weeks of the program! 1. How are you feeling now? Why do you ...

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By Sonya Jennings Sonya is an administrative assistant in Surgery and Recovery at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. After caring for a family of five, Sonya’s ready for a new challenge: exercising to improve her core strength and making better food choices. Sonya’s goal is to now learn how to take care of herself. 1.   How are you feeling now? Why do you want to become heal ...

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by Jodi Palmer Jodi is a Patient Care Technician at Methodist Charlton Medical Center. Her goal is to get in shape so she can live longer and look good.  1.   How are you feeling now? Why do you want to become healthier? I am feeling super excited about this journey I am about to take part in with Methodist Health System. This means a healthier me for 2013! Yayyyyyyyyyyyyy! ...