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Greg Katz Healthy Living Professional

Parker, Colorado
Greg Katz is the founder of Surviving Strong and Surviving Strong TV.  Surviving Strong is... Full Bio
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Have A Good Life: Lessons from Vacation Part 1 by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment Recently I took a Trans-Atlantic cruise from Barcelona to Fort Lauderdale. After stopping at a few ports it was time to cross the Atlantic Ocean, a journey that would be s ... Read on »
We Walk This World As Pilgrims by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment We’re familiar with the pilgrims of the Middle Ages struggling to make it to the Holy Land. They overcame many obstacles, fought wars, and hopefully in the end found peace ... Read on »
The Anxiety Fugue by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment Yesterday I talked about taking my black lab, Tashi, to the vet because of her trouble walking. I wrote about needing cue cards because the questions I should have asked e ... Read on »
I Need Cue Cards When Visiting the Vet by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment The saga of my black lab Tashi continues. At the beginning of last week I noticed that she was having some trouble walking and would drag her behind on the ground. Noticin ... Read on »
I Wish My Vet Saw People by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment If you follow me on Twitter (@GregKatz2), Facebook, or on these posts you know I have a black lab named Tashi that was diagnosed with MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphyloc ... Read on »
The Unified Person by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment One of the things I had to break myself from doing when I spoke was splitting parts of myself. I can look back and see how I had confused indecision with no commitment. If ... Read on »
Dead Sea, Black Sea, Red Sea…Pink Sea? by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment You may be wondering is there really a pink sea; Google it and see what comes up. The truth is there is no Pink Sea, but today is October 1st and you may be experiencing a ... Read on »
Can We Really Deny That Children Die? by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment Last week I wrote my 900th post for this blog. When I wake up in the morning I’ve started thinking about what could I possibly have left to say about health and healing, l ... Read on »
Stuck Like Glue…Holding on Too Tight to One Piece of Information by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment Colorado Public Radio interviewed a woman who recently wrote a book about her experience with the medical community. What happened? She was wrongly diagnosed with Multiple ... Read on »
Physician Assisted Death…Is it an Option? by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment On Monday I talked about my visit to the Medical campus at The University of Colorado Heath Sciences Center’s monthly ethics discussion. This month they discussed Physicia ... Read on »
Ethics On Call by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment I’m fortunate to live near the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. The school has a medical school, nursing school, dental school, and pharmacy school. Having t ... Read on »
Is It Chic to be Sick? by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment Illness is a difficult experience and is usually something that is dealt with in the privacy of one’s home. I guess that times are changing because there seems to be a new ... Read on »
Bicycle Built for Two:Celebrating Caregivers by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment It has been a while since I wrote a post focused on caregivers but I had to address the amazing souls walking this earth; the caregiver. Caregivers have been called co-pat ... Read on »
Being A Change Agent by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment Are we all looking for change? Change seems to be a buzzword, but I’m not sure what it’s a buzzword for. Change leads us to think about improvement, correction of going of ... Read on »
Fear…It Doesn’t Do a Body Good by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment Fear is a topic that we talk about as something to “get over”. We’re told to face our fears, overcome our fears, and accept our fears and learn to cope with them. Why are ... Read on »
Play to Your Strengths by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment What happens if everyone including you believed that our life would take a specific direction and then a twist of fate changes that direction? What if everything you worke ... Read on »
Life’s Barnacles by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment I’m love the water but I’m not a sailor in any way, shape, or form. I do love to be on a cruise ship but I don’t think the captain is going to let me steer the ship. In or ... Read on »
Lessons from the road Part 4: Pay Attention to Change by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment The drive across country took me three days. The driving time gives me a lot of time to think, listen to interviews on the radio, and take in the sights of the country. Wh ... Read on »
Lessons from the Road Part 3: People at Work by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment Ever cross the country on one of the Interstate highways created during the Eisenhower administration? I can’t imagine traveling cross-country and having to meander throug ... Read on »
Lessons From the Road Part 2: Learn to Handle Your Load by Greg Katz Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Patient Empowerment When you spend twenty-five hours on I-80 you have lots of time to think. I play games like checking out the license plates of the passing cars and making up stories about ... Read on »