I'm bending the cost curve.

Please, hold your applause.

I'm part of the Wellness Generation. I eat healthfully. I ride my bike to work every day, year round (OK, I've been known to wimp out if the morning forecast calls for negative anything. And, let's just say that the bike lanes were not the top priority for Chicago's snowplow brigade following the Blizzard of 2011. Still, I log well over 2,500 miles a year on my commuter bike). I try to get in an extra workout 3-4 times a week. I get my flu vaccine every year. I'm pretty good at managing my asthma and haven't been forced to make any ED visits for that chronic condition in years. Yeah, I'd say I'm putting a little flex into that billion dollar cost curve.

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