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Managing One’s Life and Bucket list through Physical Fitness


Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Michael Cronin

Michael Cronin

300 pounds, high school, girls, high blood pressure… These are the things that made me change from the sedentary, video gaming, junk food eating kid to who I am now. Who I should be and who I strive to continue to be. I was 300 pounds in high school and on the fast track to diabetes, heart disease and diagnosed high blood pressure. My doctor told me that I needed a change and my social life, mood, and physical limits confirmed it. I wanted to be a professional firefighter, but being diagnosed with high blood pressure would eliminate me from any type of hiring process I may go through to get on the job.

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