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Aloe, Food and Cholesterol

Saturday, April 03, 2010

Just a real short one today.

On March 3 or so, I had a high cholesterol level of 250. Granted, 51 were were HDL the happy kind, but still.

So I learned to eat for lowering cholesterol, which told me I could drop my points by 25 realistically, and I started drinking aloe juice.

Today I took my cholesterol level (and it was not completely fasting, I had already had my coffee and cream) and it was at 209. That means I have dropped 41 points in exactly one month. And that is AWEsome, I think. Along with that I dropped 7 pounds total, more than I have lost in one month for a long time.

I see that as an accomplishment. And my blood sugar was 130 10 minutes after eating two mini snickers bars and a bowl of oatmeal as well as a mango. So I definitely do not have diabetes, which makes me happy, because my grandmother had it and I was told that heart disease and diabetes like to skip a generation.

A good day after all...


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
TWYLA053 4/4/2010 11:52AM

    That is great. Keep up the good work! emoticon

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BILLALEX70 4/4/2010 8:06AM

    Glad for your good news!

There must really be something to this eating healthy and exercise thing.

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DJS-DEBBIE 4/4/2010 5:01AM

    Wow, that is great progress with your cholesterol. And the weight loss is absolutely awesome! You are really rocking it!

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