Ann Richards  Osteoporosis book

Ann Richards Osteoporosis book was written with Richard U. Levine, M. D. I'm Not Slowing Down: Winning My Battle with Osteoporosis Dutton, 2003.

Ann Richards, former Governor of Texas has done a real service in writing of her battle with Osteoporosis.

Richards became a national celebrity when she delivered the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in 1988. She asked the nation to unify so as to do better for ourselves and our children. She also highlighted the achievements of women, reminding the audience, "Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels. Great lines, such as this, have marked Ann Richards’ public career.

In 1990 Ann Richards ran for governor of Texas and was elected. Her tenure was marked by innovation. During her tenure as governor, Texas instituted site-based decision-making in public schools. They introduced a respected substance-abuse program into its prisons. Economically Texas became the nation's leader in the creation of new manufacturing facilities and new or expanded corporate facilities.

She was a advocate of civil rights and economic justice. During her tenure she formed the most representative and inclusive administration in the history of the state. She also worked for government more efficiency. She authorized audits that saved the state of Texas 6 billion.dollars.

Ann Richards was born in Lakeview, Texas, She attended Baylor University on a debate scholarship. After graduation she went on to the University of Texas at Austin and earned her teaching certificate. In 1955 she got a job teaching social studies and history at Fulmore Junior High School in Austin, Texas. She died September 13, 2006 surrounded by her family.

In Ann Richards Osteoporosis book: Winning My Battle with Osteoporosis, Richards provides a warm and often witty story of her own experiences with Osteoporosis, a condition that her own mother also had. In this book she is honest and freely discusses both her successes and failures in combating the condition. She gives insight as to what you can do and how to go about changing your Bone Density Improvement program so that it is one that you can stick with.

If you like your health care education served up with family stories and personal reflections, this is the book for you. And you will learn just how a woman with a family history of Osteoporosis faces her own diagnosis. You will be encourage reading Richard's  own struggles to 'stay with her health care program' something that may help you take up your own bone density program.

Table of Contents

  • Foreward
  • A Note to Readers
  • Prologue
  • Chapter 1: Mama
  • Chapter 2: Family
  • Chapter 3: Getting a Bone-Density Test
  • Chapter 4: What is Osteoporosis
  • Chapter 5: Menopause, Estrongen and Bones
  • Chapter 6: Bone Breakers: Caffeine, Tobacco, Alcohol
  • Chapter 7: Bone Helpers: Calcium, Viatmins,

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