Throughout the year, our blog will feature AHA volunteer stories of survival and hope. We know there are thousands of stories like these - thats why we want to say “Thanks” to all of you for giving your time and sharing your lives with us. You can’t spell CURE without U! Thank you for all you do to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. YOU’RE THE CURE!

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Go Red Casting Call Feb. 6-- Share Your Story!

Your Heart. Your Choice. Your Story.
Share your Heart-Health Story at the Go Red Casting Call Feb. 6

Choices. We face them every day. Some choices are un-important, some are life-changing. But what if the choices you thought were small were actually the ones that mattered?

The stairs or the elevator? Baked or fried? What if these choices meant you were the one woman in every three to die of heart disease this year?

Choose to Take Action for Better Health
I choose to walk, not sit. Visit Go Red for Women and sign up for a FREE 12-week physical activity and nutrition program you can customize to fit your lifestyle.
I choose to eat baked, not fried. Find cooking tips and flavorful recipes that are good for your heart in the Go Red “Love Your Heart” 5th anniversary cookbook at Go Red for Women .
I choose to breathe, not smoke. Find out how to quit for good at Go Red for Women .
I choose to live, not be the 1 woman in 3 that dies of heart disease: Visit Go Red for Women and post your own story of the choices you have made and results achieved.

Choose to Share Your Heart Health Story
National Wear Red Day
Friday, February 6, 2009
Mall of America, Rotunda
5 – 8 p.m.

Bring friends and family, share your story together, and vie for the chance to be a local and even national spokesperson for Go Red For Women.

Can’t Make it to the Casting Call?
Become your own movie producer. Submit your story with a homemade YouTube video and you might see your movie featured on Fox 9 News. Email your YouTube video link to

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