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Ámate Ahora te invita a Nuestra Expo de Salud Familiar en el Museo Nacional de Arte Mexicana

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Ámate Ahora te invita a Nuestra Expo de Salud Familiar en el Museo Nacional de Arte Mexicana. Donde honramos aquellos que han pasado a mejor vida y damos la oportunidad a comprometernos a honrar a nuestra salud. Charla sobre nuestra salud familiar.

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Son bienvenidos! toda la familia no importa la edad tendremos algo para todos incluyendo los niños. Sera un evento familiar. Música y Talento Local en Vivo, Operativo Medico

Platicas que transformara vidas, salva vidas y movilizara comunidades con simples prácticas y sencillas maneras de vivir más feliz, más sanos, por más tiempo.

Sobre Ámate Ahora…

“Ámate Ahora” es fundada por Máster Psicología I/O Leticia Madrigal con especialidad en Modificación de Comportamiento y Coach Nutricion. En memoria de la trágica y prevenible muerte de su padre debido a un acaloramiento que se acelero a un infarto fulminante y inspirada por su madre. Ella esta eligiendo a vivir manejando su diabetes día a día. Leticia fue diagnosticada de Enfermedad Valvular ella está con su proprio reto por su salud. Ámate Ahora es una red de Lideres Causando Liderazgo de Nuestra Salud Comunitaria. Educando, Movilizando, Ejercitando Internacionalmente.

Nuestra mission…

Ámate Ahora, es una organización, sin fines de lucro, basada en Chicago, es un movimiento por nuestra salud familiar. Nuestra mission es crear una oportunidad que familias puedan llegar a un acuerdo con su historial de salud familiar, crear un plan de aprender más sobre ello y ejecutarlo! A la ves incorporar el ejercicio en su vida. Están invitados Viernes, 22 de Noviembre 2019. El expo es gratis y agradecemos donaciones. National Museum of Mexican Art 1852 West 19th Street en Pilsen 10AM-4PM.

Gracias a la colaboración de líderes, patrocinadores y los de más. Esperamos la presencia de más de 500 personas.

Para más información Únete con Ámate Ahora http://www.joinamate.org.


My Father My Hero…

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Natalio C. Madrigal Sr My Father My Hero
We’d love to laugh and take pictures…

When I was growing up my father was a gentle man, kind, courteous, and attentive. No need for others, he was my best friend. With a spirit that kept me active at home and on the field. He showed me the beauty in living on the court, ready to play not being afraid to sweat. We walked, biked, shared his passion for boxing, and baseball. We enjoyed the hustle and bustle of working, going to school, traveling, enjoying life with family and friends.

Had I Known Then What I Know Now…

As a child I was always in the ambulance suffering nosebleeds. Summers were taxing since it was pretty serious then. He’d be the one taking me to the hospital until it was resolved. My dad was always a phone call away even after my parents retired to Mexico. It pains me to acknowledge had I known then what I know now he would still be alive today. My father passed away from a heat stroke, which led to a massive heart attack.

Knowing The Signs and Symptoms of Heart Disease…

Thought he was protected from chronic illness, due to his love for walking and keeping hydrated, his lifelong commitment not to smoke, drink alcohol, nor coffee. Yet as he approached his 80s he walked less complaining about his knees, he’d eat the same so he gained weight. He fell a few times, blaming it on his knees. His vision declined. He’d walk with his mouth opened, stopped laughing ‘cause he couldn’t catch his breath. Slept during the day for hours, and both his parents died of a heart attack. He would put off regular checkups. Signs were all there we just didn’t take a stand for his health. I urge you to be your family’s Health Champion. “There comes great power and peace in coming to terms with our health. Be proactive. Ámate Ahora means Love Your Self Now, Tomorrow May Be Too Late.”

Sharing Our Commitment for Health Worldwide…

As an International Spokeswoman for Community Health Leadership on behalf of Ámate Ahora we co-led with multiple doctors on the importance of our health specifically at our Annual Expo Salud in the Dominican Republic and United States. Amate Ahora invites you to our Annual Health Expo Saturday October 1 at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago. (here is the link)

We served over 500 families in the Dominican Republic thanks to the 15 medical doctors that performed medical screenings, fed participants farm fresh food, and exercised. Shared our families Heart Story Nationwide including 55 Burlington stores in the U.S. We had the grand opportunity to lead the 2016 February Heart Health Campaign with WomenHeart, where we produced two videos one for the public and a PSA for the 3,000 U.S Burlington Associates! Heart Health ads were in 563 stores across the nation. You can check out our WomenHeart video: https://youtu.be/8l3sgDwDah4.

Take Charge of Your Health…

Even if you feel fine go see a doctor for regular checkups. Some diseases don’t have symptoms at first. Watch out for signs of health problems like Diabetes, Heart Disease, Depression Leticia Madrigal, MA – Psychologist Advocating for Our Health, Chicago, IL

Take this men’s health quiz to find out*

Get screening tests that are right for you*

Make sure you are up to date on important shots
Eat healthy and get active

My Father My Hero…

I encourage everyone to acknowledge their hero and get them checked. Check out our Ámate Ahora video: Join Amate https://youtu.be/hvQGqGocFDo. #MensHealthMonth #AmateAhora

*Information provided thanks to The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

15 Day Countdown to FIGHT HEART DISEASE

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Burlington raising funds for WomenHeart The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease February – March 2016​.



We’re FLYING TO NY FOR Burlington’s IN-STORE NATIONAL CAMPAIGN. OUR HEART STORY and IMAGE WILL BE In 44 STATES and Puerto Rico. Over 520 Stores with 26,000 Burlington Associates as our AMBASSADORS offering customers an opportunity to MAKE A DIFFERENCE, FIGHT HEART DISEASE. LAUNCHING FEB-MAR 2016. Donations fund WomenHeart The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease. Cardiovascular Disease is the LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH FOR WOMEN.

I’m Sharing and Documenting My Journey with You. And Introducing you to The Many Faces of Heart Disease… WE ARE HEART DISEASE CHAMPIONS! From Left to Right. Essence Harris (NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, LA), Amanda Daniels Lebowitz (LOS ANGELES, CA), Delaney Beth (WASHINGTON, DC), and Leticia Madrigal MA (CHICAGO, IL).


My journey to a happy healthy heart with loads of vitality. Starts now, 90% RAW, 15 Days.


AM w BEET JUICE. TRUTH: Doctor said I must raise my IRON intake its too low. I’m a Vegetarian By The Way, 4 years. My new fav is PLANT PROTEIN CHOCO SMOOTHIE, Garden of Life, because it has 30% IRON. Daily intake of Probiotics & Enzymes. Walking & Rested this weekend. BONUS: Planning on Dancing. Also I got my groceries for the countdown. My journey to a happy healthy heart full of vitality for all that’s to come, February-March 2016, JOIN US AND HELP FIGHT HEART DISEASE. Visit me Feb 5th, Burlington 1100 S. Canal afternoon (More details coming soon).


MY PLAN: LOTS OF FLUIDS (CLEANSING) AND RAW VEGGIES & FRUIT (DETOXING). PM Dinner (Last Pic): Broccoli & Cabbage Crunch, Vegan Soy Free Mayo, Organic Lemon Juice & Apple Cider Vinegar, sesame seeds, red onion, roasted garlic, dried cranberries.


#ÁmateAhora Voces Por Salud – LoveYourSelfNow Voices For Health @joinAmate

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Its my pleasure sharing “My Journey to Health” with you, I get lots of feedback from each of you and personal testimony. “Let’s continue to be Voices for Health!”


If you are interested in collaborating with Ámate Ahora Health Expo​ please connect asap.

We host 90 Day Health Challenges w Dr. Estella Hernandez MD four times a year. We also have our annual health expo coming up Thursday October 1st at the National Museum of Mexican Art.

*** *** OPPORTUNITIES *** ***
*Opportunity for Speakers:
We are always looking for (monthly) speakers
*Opportunity for Business:
We seek sponsors (to provide prizes for 5 Health Champions) for their performance on 90 Day Health Challenge! And we seek sponsors for our Annual Health Expo email me at madrigalconsulting@gmail.com
*Leadership Opportunity:
We seek those interested in event planning and coordination, models (to serve as ambassadors), social media ambassadors, community ambassadors etc.

_Interested please email me by Thursday June 18th or stop by Diez Y Ocho​ 2000 W. 18th St 6-8PM and be part of the Celebration!!!_

EXTRA SPECIAL thanks to our sponsor NutriMedicos for supervising the performance of our 90Day Health Challengers.

SWEAT & SMILE w ÁmateAhora LoveYourselfNow!!
We host weekly ZUMBA classes special thanks to Diez Y Ocho for sponsoring their breathtaking space Mon-Thurs 6PM at 2000 W. 18th St 2nd floor!!!

Here is our schedule Monday’s you can SWEAT w ZIN Gerardo Limon: ACE Certified Personal Trainer​ 6PM at 2000 W. 18th St (18th St & Damen), Gerardo Limon Tues-Thurs 8AM at 3000 S. LAWNDALE, Tues & Thurs w Fitness Instructors Paulina Gonzalez & Carlos Lomeli (*Starting June 23rd at 2000 W. 18th Street 2nd Floor), And Tues-Thurs 6PM & Sat 12PM Coach Oscar Reyes leads our ZUMBA classes at outside at the tennis court in Cornell Park​ on 51st & Wood!


Leticia Madrigal M.A.
Tweet with me @joinamate
Industrial Organizational Psychologist
773.587.5909c MadrigalL Consulting

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Celebrate the Love for Your Mama Everyday! Celébra El Amor de tu Mami Diario! 

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Celebrate the Love for Your Mama Everyday! Celébra El Amor de tu Mami Diario!

Ámate Ahora

Haz Sido Mi Mejor Regaló… Mamá Madrigal!Gracias a ti me salvaste la vida.

Inspirada Por Ti…
Hace poco descubrimos que tengo un deorden Valvular y por estar inspirada por ti vivo saludable. El Cardiologo pregunto como lo logré le conté por estar en solidaridad con mi mamá en la batalla contra el Diabetes. La familia Madrigal pudo superar el pasar de nuestro querido rey Natalio Madrigal después de un trágico encuentro con acaloramiento que finalmente escalo a un ataque fulminante cardiovascular.
Gracias a Ti Mamá…
Hemoscompartido nuestra historia, encontramos nuestra voz para la salud. Al compartir nuestra Tragedia logramos la Paz y fundamos ÁmateAhora Voces Para La Salud!

Gracias a Ti Encontré Mi Voz…
Mamá siempre me apoyó a “Ser el Cambio que Quiero Ver en El Mundo, Be The Change You Want To See In The World” Gandhi. Gracias a Mamá Madrigal Thanks to Mama Madrigal we…

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ÁmateAhora celebrates, National MeasureUp PressureDown Action Day!

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MUPD_Process_LogoTag_TMHigh blood pressure (hypertension)

Its a leading risk factor for heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, and diabetes complications. Known as the “silent killer,” high blood pressure often has no symptoms until serious problems occur. Many people have high blood pressure and can go for years without knowing they have the life-threatening disease. Nearly one out of three American adults (68 million) has high blood pressure. Less than half have their conditions under control.

@joinAmate Improving blood pressure
Control requires an expanded effort and an increased focus from healthcare systems, providers, patients, employers, and the entire nation. Join us daily ZUMBA Mon-Thur 6PM, our 90 Day Health Challenges, meets monthly, annual ÁmateAhora Health Expo.

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Measure Up/Pressure Down®
Is a three-year national campaign designed to engage these important stakeholders in improving blood pressure control and achieving lasting improvements that lead the way to greater health, productivity.


Where will you Celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Try Dancing

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Dancing is Preventative Medicine
American College of Sports Medicine shares with us, “perhaps no area of exercise science has been more studied than the benefits of aerobic exercise”. There is a mountain of evidence to prove that regular aerobic exercise will improve your health, your fitness, and much more. Here’s a partial list of the documented health benefits of aerobic exercise e.g. Dancing, ZUMBA.

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Dancing Your Way to Being Healthy:
*Cancer prevention
*Cancer treatment
*Cardiovascular disease
*Obesity and weight control
*Cognitive function

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/26/2015


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TEAMWORK w AmateAhora

Opportunity to be part of the ZUMBA Fitness Instructor Team w #AmateAhora-

EQUIPO con AmateAhora

Opportunidad de ser parte del equipo de Instructores de ZUMBA con #AmateAhora-


When: This Mon 6pm and 8PM & Tues 6PM. 


Para este Lunes 6PM y 8PM. Tambien Martes 6PM. 



4715 S. Ashland 2ND FLR

Interested or Know Someone INBOX. Dejame Menaje Privado. ASAP! Dejame Menaje Privado. ASAP —madrigalconsulting@gmail.com 

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Meet & Greet our Professional Photographer! Yesenia Ayala

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Yesenia Ayala
Photos for a Cause, 

Every Sunday @Piotrowski Park thanks to the Benito Juarez Baseball League President Raciel Castro and Board of Directors, #AmateAhora Voices for Health is thriving.

Latinos Unidos Team Pic

Yesenia you are a beautiful and powerful woman. May god bless you and the Ayala Family. Thanks Yesenia for joining ÁmateAhora! And being a Voice for Diabetes in your Community. You are helping ÁmateAhora Transform Health Worldwide.

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Fotos por una Causa, ÁmateAhora
Saluda y Conozca nuestra fotógrafa profesional! Yesenia Ayala. Todos los domingos @Piotrowski Park gracias a La Liga Mexicana de Beisbol Benito Juarez Presidente Raciel Castro y la Directiva, #AmateAhora Voces para la Salud esta presente y activos. Yesenia usted es una mujer hermosa de gran alcance y talento. Que dios la bendiga y la familia Ayala. Gracias por unirse con ÁmateAhora! Y por ser una Voz Para la Diabetes. Gracias por unirte con ÁmateAhora a Transformar la Salud Mundial.

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Listos Para el Reto de ÁmateAhora Spring2Primavera! ¡Inscríbete hoy! es Facil y GRATIS!

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Bienvenido al Reto de ÁmateAhora, Es un desafío de 90 Días PorTuSalud. Nos reunimos mensual en el 4715 S. Ashland en MTZ Martial Arts Academy, New City/BackoftheYards, Segundo Piso. 

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¡Únete Al Reto! de 90Dias en esta Primavera con Ámate Ahora. Gracias por ¡Únirte al Reto! Este Miercoles 15 de Abril,a las 6:30pm.

Eliges 1 de 5 equipos :
_#PorMiCorazon- Manejo de su Presión Arterial (Equipo Rojo)
_#PorMiSalud- Bajar de Peso (Equipo Amarillo)
_#PorEstarEnForma- Aumentar de Músculo mientras Bajar% de Grasa Corporal (SilverAzul)
_#PorMiFamilia- Aumentar el Consumo de Vegetales como Familia (Equipo Verde)
_#PorMiDiabetes- Disminuir el Consumo de Azucar (Equipo Morado)

El Miercoles Abril 15:

Tu declaras tu RETO y nosotros vamos anotando tu RENDIMIENTO. Te conectas con tu equipo, y como miembro del equipo publicaras tu rendimiento diario con el #AMATEAHORA en tu red social. Ojo- asegúrate de agregar cual equipo representas. Por ejemplo #AmateAhora y #PorMiCorazon o #PorMiSalud o #PorEstarEnForma o #PorMiFamilia o #PorMiDiabetes. Es un Reto! Para GANAR hay que REPORTAR tu rendimiento.
Damos premios por Mejor Rendimiento y Liderazgo de Equipo! Y Tomamos muchos retratos.

Hacemos un seguimiento mensual de tu análisis corporal (te quitas los calcetines para medirte), Hacemos un seguimiento de su presión arterial mensual, ofrecemos charlas de nutricion cuando asistes a nuestras reúnones mensuales donde invitamos a los expertos en temas de salud. Cuentan tambien con Leticia Madrigal Psicóloga de Rendimiento y la Dr. Estella Hernandez, MD.

Gracias a nuestro Generoso Patrocinador
Nutrimedicos también recibies una mini-consulta con la Dra. Estella Hernández MD especialista en Metabolismo y Control de Peso en la clinica Nutrimedicos 1743 W. 18th Street.
Patricipas por 40 minutos con el entrenador Oscar Reyes de ZUMBA y gracias a Fernando Martinez CEO de MTZ MARTIAL ARTS ACADEMY en New City en el 2ndo piso tenemos su espacio fabuloso donde cuentan con nuestro asesoramiento, exámenes y ejercicio (trae zapatos de cardio)!