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DROPCONE Posts: 1,541
4/26/12 11:53 A

That's inspirational! Good for you, and thank you for sharing! Keep Sparkin'!

VALANIS9335 SparkPoints: (14,196)
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4/26/12 9:59 A

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LUMADANEA Posts: 32
4/26/12 6:28 A

Awesome job I hope I meet The succees you have at my next doctors appoinment now that I see It can be done

BETHARDS SparkPoints: (5,611)
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Posts: 189
4/26/12 5:54 A

Thats awesome! Great job and I'm sure you just motivated many people!

COALCRACKER09 Posts: 766
4/25/12 8:00 P

Thanks to all!

NSTARSMITH Posts: 3,650
4/25/12 7:35 P

That is a really inspiring story! I am so glad for you that you got your Spark before you got really sick. You hang in there and keep on Sparking!

SHERIO5 SparkPoints: (78,830)
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Posts: 4,868
4/25/12 6:38 P

What wonderful news!!!

IGSBETH SparkPoints: (115,971)
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Posts: 3,800
4/25/12 5:27 P

Awesome!

ASHLEYBOBASHLY SparkPoints: (5,869)
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Posts: 220
4/25/12 2:03 P

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ELISELOVE1 Posts: 6,319
4/25/12 1:46 P

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COALCRACKER09 Posts: 766
4/25/12 12:37 P

Today I am a happy camper! Last July I got the word from the doctor that my "sugar" was "right there", meaning at the point of being declared diabetic. I weighed 275 pounds and had been battling high blood pressure for years. I was finally scared enough to do something - anything! I started watching the diet and dropped 18 pounds before bumping into Sparkpeople in November 2011. To skip all the details, I'm now 235 pounds and walking 2.5 miles at a clip 4 - 5 times a week. My BP last week was 130/80 and today I learned my HGBAIC is 5.8! My meds have been reduced and now I'm going for a walk! As an aside, I'm 65 years old (male) and my total cholesterol is 123 - Zocar has been cut in half. OK, folks - I caught my Spark ... now go after yours! Thanks, SparkPeople!

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