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I Am What I Am

Friday, August 07, 2009

I am who I am because of the experiences and influences that have shaped my life. Take me as I am or just leave me the heck alone!

That's my new motto.

Went to the Dr yesterday for my daughter, who is Anemic now. Got my blood pressure checked while I was in there and was told I was in a dangerous range for a stroke. It was 162/117. So, if I wasn't convinced I need to make a change, I am more so now.

I did fairly good yesterday. Started new medicine for the BP. Managed to stay in a normal range of calories. I entered in what I ate, but I kinda changed the recipe a little for myself to cut down on the sodium, so the totals for dinner are probably higher than what I had.

I was just too tired to change anything. This was an intentional decision that falls in my favor and doesn't count against me.

I feel myself starting to gain momentum. I'm no where near where I was in 2006 when I really kicked my own butt on losing weight. But it's a one step at a time process and I'm making those first, very difficult, steps in the right direction.

I gotta go for now. I wish you all success today.

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  • KO1215
    Good for you! You can do it.
    2633 days ago
    Sounds like you're making yourself a priority. Go girl! You want to be around and healthy for yourself and those you love! We all need a wake-up call once in a while. I wish you success!
    2633 days ago
    Good for you!! You are working on making some good positive changes to improve your health!!! Way to go!!! Keep the momentum going and you'll see some good results with the bp.

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    2633 days ago
    Great Job changing the things you can......
    2633 days ago
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