On Maintaining Accountability

As summer marches steadily on towards fall you may be slacking off on your healthier behaviors, especially as summer tends to be filled with lazy days, BBQ’s and family events (usually accompanied by foods that are not on your list for recommended healthy choices). So, how do we make sure our motivation and drive to…

Biggest Loser Program a Success!

Biggest Loser competition aims to keep employee, student participants motivated “Burttram hopes UAB’s Biggest Loser will return to the Rec Center next year. She hopes the successes of participants like Nolan will inspire others to take charge of their health and not be afraid of the unknown.” – Tyler Greer, Writer for the UAb Reporter Read…

Self Directed Behavior Change: Week One

For my Health Behavior Change Class this semester we must complete a self-directed behavior change project. This week I had two specific assignments to complete and I decided, why not make this a public project to help inspire and teach others the techniques for successful behavior change? The material used for this project is from…

Back to the grind… (since the world did not end)

It’s back to reality now that the holidays are over; class, work, writing, studying, research, reading, teaching… schedule, schedule, schedule. I am taking classes in health administration, health behavior and health communication. I am extremely excited about getting back into classes, I felt enlightened after last semesters work and cannot wait to continue on my new found…