What do I need to do to help overweight children/families???- I am a Registered Nurse
I am a Registered Nurse for 18 1/2 years. I am 39 years old. I have a Bachelor Of Science in Nursing. I am a Certified Childbirth Educator, Certified Inpatient OB Nurse, ACLS certified, NALS certified, PALS certified, have CPR/AED preparation, & have also worked the ER, Med/Surg, & Nursery besides Labor & Delivery over the years. I am interested in working with overweight children &/or their families in the near future. The schools don't do enough & the children/families have major issues with nutrition- obviously. I was overweight as a child & my daughter became obese as a child. We are both in excellent shape now & both lost our weight with a lot of work, determination, & healthier nutrition habits around the 8th grade. I attempted teaching my own child all the right ways of nutrition/activity, but I met a lot of roadblocks with other people in my child's life (school, grandparents, stepparents, etc.). I am so proud of my daughter's transformation & happy/healthful outlook on life after she made the conscious effort to put all the building blocks I taught her into motion. It was soooo uplifting to see the transformation, happiness, & goals met in my child's life. After going through all of this myself and seeing the difference lifestyle changes make, I want to help other children/families/schools/gyms. It would be nice to work part-time as a nurse and part-time with the health industry. I am a morning person & also understand the need for after school/after work programs. I would like to work in conjunction with a gym & schools. I truely believe that I have a passion for this. I know how bad the peer pressure is & the risk for eating disorders. I want to help this obviously growing problem. It seems the community will need someone like me to help this epidemic for a long time.
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