Kevin Strooband

Name: Kevin Strooband, St. Catharines, Ont.

I'm part of: Heart and Stroke Foundation 

#1 Health Goal: Stay healthy by keeping my stress under control 

Biggest Challenge: A demanding job and a family history of heart disease

Biggest Accomplishment: Coming back from a heart attack at 42

I will continue to Live Right Now by: 
  • Making physical activity a priority
  • Continuing to watch my diet; I've lost 43 pounds by cutting back on sugar and fat
  • Managing my stress by reducing work hours and talking to friends

Personal Tip for Canadians: Going forward I know I need to reduce the amount of stress I put on myself. I realize I can only do my job if I'm alive - and so I've learned not to overwork myself.

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