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I completed the 2016 Summer Program in the School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. I received a BS Degree in Radio/TV from ASU and a MA Degree in Technical and Expository Writing from UALR. As a Cancer Survivor and a Widow, I hope I can help others through my Blog http://leslieinlittlerock.blogspot.com/ Twitter @leslieinlr and Instagram @leslieinlittlerock accounts.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Strong Hearts Rehabilitation Center

On Monday, March 14, 2016, I attended a luncheon at the new Strong Hearts Rehabilitation Clinic at Arkansas Heart Hospital. The luncheon was sponsored by B98.5 radio station and featured Lisa Gibson Fischer, Morning Show Host. Several lucky listeners won the chance to see the state-of-the-he(art) facility that offers cardiac rehab through a personalized program focusing on exercise, eating behaviors, food preparation, understanding your medications and stress management.

As a 15-year cancer survivor and cardiac patient, I jumped at the chance to learn more about this rehabilitation center along with enjoying a delicious lunch prepared by Certified Executive Chef Coby Smith, Director, Food and Nutrition Services at Arkansas Heart Hospital and assisted by Brooke Henley.

The menu consisted vegetable appetizers and an entree of filet of beef tenderloin, roasted potatoes and sauteed asparagus.

Cake with homemade whipped cream and fresh fruit

The lunch was a success and I also was able to tour the exercise rooms and meet some of the dedicated staff. Arkansas Heart Hospital is located at 1701 South Shackleford Road in Little Rock. You can find out more about the Strong Hearts Rehabilitation Center by visiting their website.

Leslie Smith Doan, a native Arkansan, is a retired Technical Writer and active blogger. She enjoys traveling and attending special events with her two daughters, ages 23 & 18. Leslie lives in Little Rock with her two rescue pets, Oreo, a black & white Australian Shepherd and Lilly, a calico kitty. She blogs about her personal experiences as both a cancer survivor and widow along with movie reviews and humorous essays.You can find Leslie online at her blog, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest.

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