Waldo Weighs-In participants have lost a ton

February 29th, 2012

The winners of Waldo Weighs-In: Second Chances were Ashley Pike, left, and Misty Moulton. In the background is Ashley’s daugther, Kennedy. Known as Weapons of Mass Reduction, the team lost 15.68% of their body weight. This one was a nail biter, though, with Team Mighty Dogs losing 15.66 percent! Congrats to all of the teams ~ as a group we lost 885 pounds this round, for a combined round one and two total of 1,999 pounds! A third round of Waldo Weighs-In: New Beginnings

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Hospital gift shop got a facelift

February 29th, 2012

The hospital gift shop, which is operated by the Hospital Aid, has received a facelift and is looking great. Stop by and see for yourself.


And if you have a child in your life, who is into American Girl Dolls, they have handmade clothes for a fraction of the usual cost and they are beautiful.

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Hospital food drive helps food pantries, soup kitchen

February 29th, 2012

A total of 16 large boxes of non-perishable food items were donated to food pantries county-wide and $448 in cash was donated to the Belfast Soup Kitchen from the hospital’s holiday food drive.

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Wellness, Baby fairs set for April

February 29th, 2012

Mark your calendar. The annual Family Wellness Fair will be held Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Troy Howard Middle School.


A week later, April 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 .m., the Baby Fair will be held, also at the middle school. If you are interested in having a table at the Baby Fair, call Lois Dutch in the Education Dept. There is a suggested donation of a $1 admission to the Baby Fair, with proceeds going to Belfast Public Health Nursing.

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Herbed White Bean Hummus

February 29th, 2012

2 cups canned low sodium white beans, drained and rinsed

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

2 tablespoons sesame seeds

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

½ teaspoon Dijon mustard

2 tablespoons water

¼ cup chopped fresh basil

¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro


Blend the beans, lemon juice, sesame seeds, vinegar, mustard, and water in a food processor until smooth. Add the basil and cilantro and pulse very briefly.


Makes two servings. 272 calories per serving.

Posted in Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating, J2H TV, Journey to Health, Recipes

Royal Raspberry Cake

February 9th, 2012





1 box white cake mix
1 package (4-serving size) fat-free instant white chocolate pudding
1 1/4 C water
1/2 C nonfat sour cream

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Day of Dance

February 9th, 2012

Day of Dance from Waldo County General Hospital on Vimeo.

Join us Feb. 25 to Celebrate our Day of Dance!

Posted in Doctor Recommendation, Exercise, General Information, Healthy Living, In the Community, J2H TV, Journey to Health

Heart Healthy Truffles

February 9th, 2012

Heart Healthy Truffles from Waldo County General Hospital on Vimeo.

Enjoy this heart healthy treat!

Posted in Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating, J2H TV, Journey to Health

Protecting Your Heart

February 8th, 2012

Protecting Your Heart from Waldo County General Hospital on Vimeo.

Celebrate Heart Month by learning how to protect your heart health and learn the symptoms of a heart attack.

Posted in Doctor Recommendation, General Information, Healthy Living, J2H TV

Day of Dance 2012: A Celebration of Heart Health

February 6th, 2012

Looking for something fun to do that is also good for your heart? On Sunday, Feb. 25, from noon to 4 p.m., Waldo County General Hospital’s Journey to Health will host a Day of Dance 2012: A Celebration of Heart Health at the Belfast Dance Studio.


There will be four different dance classes and three heart health talks plus lots of free giveaways, including t-shirts, heart health recipes and water bottles.


The four dance classes are:


• African Fusion with live drumming led by Shana Bloomstein with Jeff Densmore on drums from noon to 12:45 p.m.


• Zumba Gold (beginner) with Judi Erickson from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.


• Learn Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” dance from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. with Courtney Porter from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.


• Nia and Cool-Down with Anna Fiedler from 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.


The heart health talks are:


• “Being Well” with Cardiologist Dr. Dennis DeSilvey talking about overall heart health from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.


• “Healthful Eating” with Dietitian Jenn Nelson RN from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.


• “Move to the Heart Beat” with Cardiac Rahab ManagerMary HanrahanRN offering exercise tips.


For more information about the free event, call Hester Kohl, 930-2514.

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