Papa’s World – Let food be thy medicine – let Medicine be thy food!

I did not always eat that way!

In fact I was a fast food junkie!

And at age 64 – it caught up with me!

I had a WIDOW MAKERS HEAR ATTACK!

Four arteries –

1 was 100% blocked

1 was 90 % blocked

1 was 70 % blocked

1 was 60 % blocked!

I should of died!

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Had I known what I know now –

But my wife did and she changed our lifestyle 15 years ago

and that saved my life!

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We started to eat healthy – went away from the fast – junk food

and started taking a supplement –

a mixture of fruits – vegetables – berries –

juiced – dried and the nutrients put into capsules.

This was called Juice Plus.

Sherry with grand kids & daughters

Along the way – we managed to get all the grand kids

on the supplement for free!

Minus Maddy who is in college and we still provide her with the shakes and capsules

There is no doubt in my mind that I would of passed away

had I not changed my lifestyle and taken this supplement.

On this journey of health –

Sherry has become a certified health instructor

through courses with Doctor Bill Sears and Doctor Pam Popper.

All of our family is involved

So – that is my story and I am now seven years past that heart attack

last year I had a nuclear test and everything is as it was after the by passes.

My blood work is amazing

and I now see my heart doctor once a yaer.

I have managed in the last 12 months to shed some 20 pounds.

I am now what I weighed when I graduated in 1967!

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Surviving the WIDOW MAKER one year later – through HEALTH & NUTRITION !

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Exactly one year ago today , at 11:30 AM. The call went into the Fire & Rescue !  My co-worker had come out into the warehouse and found me sitting at my desk and asked me if I was okay ? To which I replied “NO” ! I told him to make the call , and then he brought me two baby aspirin.

( This was written over five years ago – in a few months – I will celebrate five years since this was written. Today – I am still here – and my story continues – staying the course – still taking  Juice Plus – and still living – )

You see , I had struggled all morning with what I thought was shoulder pain caused by over exertion. The pain would come and go. For four and one half hours this happened! I actually got sick twice going into the men’s room to vomit – but nothing happened. And I would feel okay after that. It wasn’t until I broke into a cold sweat and my arm started to feel like it was in a vice that I KNEW!

I WAS HAVING A HEART ATTACK !  The ambulance came – and I actually stood up and placed myself on the stretcher. As they wheeled me outside – the only thought I had , was make it stop hurting – my arm was KILLING me no pun intended!

Once inside with the doors open and it just being above freezing – off came my jacket and shirts. They tried to run the EKG! It would not work – they took my pressure – it was high and climbing! Again , the EKG! Not working. They put a port in my left arm and for the third time – tried the EKG! Not working. I listened to them talking – “NO – WE ARE NOT GOING TO THE NEAREST HOSPITAL – WE HAVE TO GET HIM TO THE HEART CENTER!!!”

Off we went – sirens on – lights flashing – and then they tried one more time – EKG – IT WORKED !!  It showed I was having a heart attack – not your ordinary one – but one that is known as “THE WIDOW MAKER!”  I believe GOD was watching over me – the EKG did not work three straight times and after they decided to by pass three other hospitals – to go to the best Heart Unit in the city – well , when we started and then it worked – I really believe it was in God’s hands.

It was a 30 minute drive – and all the way there they were monitoring me – that is when they got out the electrical shock pads. I asked them why ??  Your blood pressure just spiked! How high I asked ??   280 over 180 as they punctured my right wrist to put the second port in and blood splattered out !

We arrived – the artery was 100 % blocked by a blood clot !  It was just as you see on TV. Doors flung open – shouting of get out of the way – through the doors and down the hall running at full speed. They were waiting all dressed up in their surgery gowns.

Off came my remaining clothes – I was being prepped My arm hurt – and then – it seemed like only minutes – the pain went away and a face appeared over me looking down . How are you feeling he asked?  I actually felt normal , no pain , nothing ! So I told him that and he said they had just inserted a stent !      And I never even felt it !        I had survived !

There are three reasons in my mind of why I survived that day . The first and foremost is the life style change my wife installed nine years before. We had actually switched our diets to health & nutrition – doing away with  the fast food – sodas –  milk – and most dairy & meat – preservatives &  dyes – and just generally staying the course.     And then we added a supplement called JUICE PLUS of over 30 different fruits – veggies – berries and two grains – that I have faithfully taken for nine years.

Second is the fast response of my co-workers – one in particular who made the call and brought me the aspirin. Those that stood by and with me during the wait – holding my hand – talking to me!

And third – I believe that God was watching over me – that EKG not working and their  taking me to the best place I could be – the heart cardio unit in Fairfax. And then the EKG started working as soon as we pulled out and headed to the unit.

I survived THE WIDOW MAKER and am her to tell about it. The change of lifestyle and the supplements were my insurance – I am sure that had I not done this – it would of been a no brainer – I WOULDN’T BE HERE! So , last week , we attended a conference for THE JUICE PLUS COMPANY in Memphis Tenn.

I celebrated  being alive there , and know with out the change in lifestyle – I would not be writing this today !

                 SURVIVING THE WIDOW MAKER ONE YEAR LATER – THROUGH HEALTH AND NUTRITION !

Surviving the Widow Maker – almost six years – later – #livinglifetotheplus for more info go to http://www.sf.juiceplus.com

I hope this helps someone out there –  #homeagain

Papa’s World – five and one half years – MPI TEST

My heart attack occurred on 11-4-13 –

beginning a new life.

GOOD MORNING

My last visit to my heart doctor –

He told me it was time to have Myocardial Perfusion Imaging test.

We would schedule it before my next appointment –

Yesterday – at 7:15 am. it began.

For the next 3 to 4 hours –

I was undergoing scans – injections –

Blood pressure readings –

treadmill and more injections and scans.

MY WIFE AND ADVOCATE

The injections were a Nuclear medicine –

to go into the heart through a IV –

and then 18 minutes of scanned picture taking while being absolutely still.

SO CAN NUCLEAR TESTS

I was worried –

first – I do not like needles –

and to have something like that injected into your artery !!!

You sign a form –

some side effects may be HEART ATTACK or DEATH !

OR REMAIN POSITIVE & TRUST IN GOD

The TREAD MILL – I was all hooked up –

I had to hit a heart rate of 129 to 150 –

IT TOOK TEN MINUTES

and they increased the incline and speed every three minutes.

Had I been in a car instead of the tread mill –

I would of done just that !

I DO NOT RUN –

I DO NOT LIKE TO RUN –

I HURT MYSELF WHEN I RUN !

In the ten minutes I was on there –

I DID ONE MILE !

LORD HELP ME !!!

The last 2 .5 minutes were at a 4.2 minute mile !

I am 70 years old –

dancing is more my speed !

When I had cooled down –

she told me –

your treadmill for your age

IS VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT !!!!!

My prayers were answered –

I did not slip off –

I hung on –

And I finished it !

ME

I had to go back a second time for a scan –

and then sit and wait.

Before I started – they told me –

if anything is wrong –

you will go upstairs

If it is all right – you go home –

I WENT HOME – all clear !

MY WHY

On the way home – they called me –

They had read the scans –

they could see the OLD HEART ATTACK –

THERE WAS NO SIGN OF ANYTHING ELSE HAPPENING !!

I was clear –

my cholesterol at my last test – 118 !!!!

WHY – WHAT -and HOW ?

WHY ?

My wife Sherry and following her schedule – and JUICE PLUS !

Those are my TWO REASONS WHY –

WHAT – healthy eating

and my supplement –

ORCHARD – GARDEN – VINEYARD and OMEGA’S

Five and one half years after my WIDOW MAKER –

I am clear –

I am me –

And that my friends is HOW I beat the odds !

SHERRY & TOM

I have friends out there

who have had HEART problems –

My advice –

find a partner to motivate you –

And then find a whole food supplement

with RESEARCH !

I found mine –

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Papas World -Living life – one day at a time – my way.

I am now in my 70’s – and six years ago – it almost came to a end!

Today – I am here – and have found that when you experience

a awaking such as I did –

At least in my frame of mind –

I live life one day at a time

and I am doing it my way –

With guidance from my wife!

IT IS NOT FOR ME TO QUESTION WHY

BUT FOR ME TO DO OR DIE!

That just about sums it up!

Sherry
http://www.sf.juiceplus.com

We have been married 37 years and together 38 years!

That is a long time!

When I had my heart attack – she had already changed our lifestyles.

But – for me – I had not done very well in what I ate –

drank or just in general lived!

My past caught up with me –

I had lived pretty much as this quote!

Then we changed – and I reformed –

lucky that I did – because I should of died!

A Widow Maker Heart Attack should do that!

They told me they had never seen someone

who had a massive Heart Attack – so healthy!

Made me feel good – but did not change the fact

I DID THIS TO MYSELF –

and – If I had not changed when I did

I wouldn’t be here!

Very sobering!

I learned a lesson – the hard way !

You get one chance at life –

I consider myself as having a second chance.

I am not wasting it this time –
I had my six year check up –

A nuclear test and a ultra sound

and a stress test.

I passed all with flying colors after six years!

I still have scar tissue on my heart

I have to take med’s because of the heart attack.

Sherry
Certified Health Coach

But – I am following the course Sherry has sent me on.

After SIX YEARS – I have no signs of hardening of the arteries!

After FOUR BY PASSES – I am well –

I AM LIVING MY SECOND LIFE CHANCE

ONE DAY AT A TIME!

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Papas World – six years and one day ago – 4 by passes.

I remember standing in front of the fire place –

the night before I was to leave –

I had to be there at 7:00 AM.

I looked around and wondered if

I would ever stand here again?

I was scared – I did not want to do this.

Six years later

I had a routine I had to do before I went to bed –

Instructions to prepare for major surgery

I kept looking around – in the mirror at my chest

Knowing in less that 24 hours – it would be changed

for the rest of my life – if I lived.

It is hard to describe how one feels when in 24 hours

You may not be alive.

That next morning I had to finish the instructions

and then the 45 to 60 minute drive to the hospital.

All the way there – I sat in the back seat –

looking in the dark at the lighted buildings we passed.

Tammy and Sherry were in the front.

Things run through your mind – do I back out?

Then a calm comes as you pull into the parking lot.

You are there – you start walking – and then like a second breath

It becomes real and you just want to get started

and not think anymore.

You have the most important person in the World by your side

They prep you and put in the ports

You say goodbye and they wheel you down

but first they inject what they said was a mild calming effect.

They came to the doors and I remember seeing everything seemed

to be black and white – and then nothing – I was out!

I awoke 3 1/2 hours after they finished – they had started at 10 am.

At 2:00 pm.

I was closed up and by 6:30 pm.

I was standing.

I recovered really fast – less than 48 hours later I was discharged

And once again standing in our living room in front of that same fireplace.

This time – smiling and thinking I am alive and here I stand – 62 hours later!

Sherry & Tom
almost six years later

I owe my health to my wife – who has steered me in the right direction

both in what I do and do not eat.

What supplements I do and do not take.

SIX YEARS AND ONE DAY AGO –

I HAD A MAJOR OPERATION

A OPEN HEART OPERATION

WITH FOUR BY PASSES

I AM ALIVE

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Papa’s World – walking for health – 10,000 steps – / day

Each day I lace them up – double tie my Sketchers – Kucher would be proud of me !

Sherry walking the trail

We have lived in our community for thirteen years – and during that time – as it developed – so have the walking trails – 15 miles of them !

Soon – as other sections open up – an additional 5 to 8 miles will be added.

Storm brewing over the lake

Walking has become a way of life for both of us – each with our own fit bits !

We have many different paths to follow – and can customize them to almost any length we want.

About a 1/2 mile left to home

Our goal is walk walk 10,000 steps each day – depending on the weather, we also walk for different charities.

I have found walking outside – is much more to my liking than a tread mill – I get bored way to easy on them !

Health – is my main reason for walking.

In 2013 – ( see a previous blog ) I suffered a major HEAR ATTACK –

known as the WIDOW MAKER !

I ended up with OPEN HEART surgery – and am still alive ( I take Juice Plus )

My wife – Sherry – certified health coach

My recovery has been amazing –

and I have the best coach I could have – my wife – who has worked so hard and absorbed so much in Healthy living.

Moving – is what my Heart doctor says is the one factor that means the most to me in my post care – along with eating healthy –

no dairy – no processed food – no red meat – no gluten – a little beer once in a while – and if I do have any of the above – it is rare and a small amount.

One of the exercise stations along the way

Maintaining has become a way of life for me – and taking a supplement – you can search the internet –

I stay away from vitamins – as they are mostly selective in my opinion – I choose the WHOLE FOOD way for my self.

Eating as many servings of fruits and vegetables as I can – and that is hard to do !

So – I use a supplement – called Juice Plus – raw fruits – vegetables and berries – juiced – skins and all – and then slowly dried – and left in a powder of nutrients –

that research proves goes immediately into the blood stream.

The path through the woods.

Walking for health – I have to if I want to live longer !

Sometimes –

yes -I do cheat – it is too cold or raining or snowing

( next Winter we are going South ) so we do not walk outside –

but I walk in the house. I have a routine – but that bores me !

So – we head for the Mall !

We have 5 free library stations along the paths.

I also keep my mind sharp as I can –

I find the exercise of writing – forcing myself to think – to create –

( I do not know what I will write each day ) !

My writing is SEEING and then THINKING and then WRITING !

Our Free Library’s offer a pickup and exchange books – you bring one and take one.

I READ all the time – my wife runs the church book club and I have read books that I have never heard of !

It keeps my mind sharp – you have to keep body and mind going !

Tunnels so you do not have to cross in traffic
All lit up day and night

We have tunnels – under the roads –

so we do not have traffic to stop our walks – there are now FIVE of them and I just read where another trail will open and another tunnel will connect us to it !

Multiple bridges and lakes and streams and woods

We have Deer – Turkeys – Bears – Foxes -Geese – Birds – fish – turtles –

although I have never seen a Bear –

I have seen pictures taken of them and home security footage of them with in a couple blocks of our home !

We are reminded about garbage we put out – I have seen Deer running down the street and other wild life.

Almost home from our walk

I hope this helps in your quest for a healthy lifestyle –

ours is healthy eating – a healthy supplement – and walking – and reading

10,000 steps -trying each and every day – #livinglifetotheplus –

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Papa’s World – second test results mirror first – relieved

BELIEF

I went yesterday –

July 2 nd. to the Loudoun Hospital –

for my second test.

It has been five and one half years since I had a Major Heart Attack –

Known as THE WIDOW MAKER –

I had four blockages –

One 100 % One 90 % One 70 % & One 60 % ! ! ! !

GOOD MORNING

My HEART DOCTOR –

who I now see once a year – arranged for the tests.

Six weeks after I had the heart attack and stent –

I had OPEN HEART surgery and FOUR BY PASSES –

Most people do not survive this Heart Attack.

My wife and coach – Sherry

This test was a follow up Ultra Sound to the Nuke test

I had the two weeks prior .

The first test –

EVERYTHING WAS CLEAR –

My overall cholesterol 111 !

The STRESS TEST –

excellent ( for a 70 year old )

did one mile in just over ten minutes !

( I do not like running )

And the results of this one –

MIRRORED THE FIRST –

Sherry has guided me through all of this –

AND I LISTEN TO HER !

WALKING INTO HEALTH

You see –

she has become a CERTIFIED HEALTH COACH through Dr. Sears.

Also classes through Dr. Pam Popper.

She follows Doctors from the Cleveland Clinic

And gives presentations on HEALTHY LIVING to hundreds of people.

She is the head of our family.

When she speaks – people listen.

My inspiration

I have lived every part of this –

I recovered very fast –

I was home –

standing in my living room –

52 hours after the start of the surgery.

And it was because of her.

Together

Tests completed –

today I celebrate –

She talks – she shows the way –

she walks the talk and I follow the walk.

Following the Walk

I hope this inspires you –

I hope by reading this you can find your own place –

I had excellent results –

I am alive –

She is my Coach for life.

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Papa’s World – LIVING LIFE

GOOD MORNING

Gratitude to being alive –

which if you know me-

I really should not be here !

I can count four times in my 70 plus years

that it could of gone the other way.

North Main Street
Eldred Pa.The cluster of houses
on the left side
at the top.

I was perhaps 4 or 5 years old –

I was going to cross the street – between two parked cars.

I stepped out and I heard the brakes –

I looked up and a matter of feet to my left

was a car stopped

we locked eyes – the driver and me

I was shaking – he just gripped the wheel

I came within several feet of being run over.

That has stayed with me to this day & I still see him in my mind.

My car accident

I was 17 years old – senior in H.S. playing football.

I went to visit my girl friend

My father had one big car and one small car.

The small one was a SIMCA – 5 speed – it was not fast at all !

It was like a square VW !

I was going toward the state line –

I put my turn signal on to turn left – I was in second gear

Just as I turned – a car came up from my rear going really fast

and decided to pass me instead of slowing down

The right front bumper and fender plowed into the door right behind me

I was thrown to the right passenger seat – my legs still on the gas pedal side

The back of my seat was pushed into the steering wheel

I spent 51 days in the hospital – not knowing if I would ever walk again.

The mid to late ’70’s – I rode motorcycle for 6 1/2 years

I was on my way to Amherst N.Y.

I was at a red light – up the one block was another red light.

There was a young girl in a VW – just got her drivers permit.

She started out – I followed and had only gotten into second gear

when I realized she had stopped and no brake lights

Somehow she had stalled the car

and had not hit the brake – just sat there.

The only thing I could do was lay the bike down

and slid right up under the bumper

I had no serious injury but I decided that was enough near miss’s

After so many of watching out for other drivers – I sold the bike

and never rode again .

Five and one half years ago – I had a WIDOW MAKERS HEART ATTACK

I had FOUR BLOCKAGES –

they told me I should not be alive

but they also told me

I was the most healthy heart attack victim they had ever seen.

Less than 48 hours after open heart surgery

I was home standing in my living room

with FOUR by passes.

I OWE MY WIFE MY LIFE !

She changed my health 13 years ago – with out those changes –

I am convinced I never would of made it !

She still manages me day to day

and my tests this Summer show ZERO hardening of the arteries!

Sherry
CERTIFIED HEALTH COACH
http://www.sf.juiceplus.com
email
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Papa’s World – The concept and team bonding – Team Generations – JUICE PLUS

GOOD MORNING

The concept is really quite simple –

The fruits and vegetables are vine ripen –

Picked and delivered ASAP to the Juicing facilities

Inspected five times before and after for pesticides.

Team Generations
from across the Country

Then juiced – outer layer included ( nutrients)

Then through a patented process

slowing dried

leaving a powder

The nutrients remain

and then encapsulated

The finished product
of JUICE PLUS
Bars – drinks ( dutch chocolate & french vanilla Complete)
Garden ( vegetables) Orchard ( fruits) Vineyard ( berries)
Gummy’s of the above
And the newest product
Omegas 3-5-6-7-9
made from ALGAE
not fish oil

The research of Juice Plus

over 36 completed by major institutions around the WORLD

Published – showing the effects of Natural Food on the body & mind

Partners
sharing health and nutrition

GROW YOUR OWN !

Juice Plus
TOWER GARDEN

New this year – the smaller version of the TOWER GARDEN

You can grow inside and outside

NOTE : We have THREE – the larger ones –

We grow 6 months inside our garage – Nov. – April –

May – October we grow outside with two TOWER GARDENS

You can grow anything that does not grow on a tree !

The new Tower Garden

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The many faces of our teams
bonding together
to spread health and nutrition
across the World
JUICE PLUS is distributed
in over 20 Countries

You connect daily by Voxer & Zoom calls

Recognized
celebrated
bonded
TEAM

Every SIX MONTHS there is a National Conference held in the USA

Europe and Australia also hold conferences

And I would not be surprised one day Asia

JUICE PLUS is a WORLD WIDE COMPANY !

Over 25 years for these products

The Juice Plus Company – over 42 years

Mandy and Sherry
Mandy QMND
with Sherry as her up line
Sherry – team generations founder
SSC Senior Sales Coordinator
Also Certified Health Coach
for business info
http://www.sf.juiceplus.com
for health info
ssherrylynn49@aol.com
Tom – husband
supporter
and benefited immensely
the day I started taking JP !
Survivor of a
Widow Maker Heart Attack
Living our life traveling
spreading health and nutrition
where ever we go
Family – Friends – and new people we meet
The faces of Team Generation

Papa’s World

WHERE FRIENDS MEET FAMILY

If you find this informative
and wish to see and hear more
contact Sherry at
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