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What a Difference a Year Makes (bragging to follow)

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Yesterday I went for my annual physical. I knew with my weight loss I would see some better numbers with my cholesterol, which is a bit of a concern to me given my family's history with heart disease. Long story short, the doc was very pleased with my weight loss and I got to Spread the Spark by telling her about this site. She's going to start sharing it with patients!!

Anyhoo, here goes the bragging...

2010 - 2011
Weight 175 - 136
Blood Pressure 128/76 - 112/76
Total Cholesterol 242 - 211
LDL 165 - 140
HDL 42 - 54
Triglycerides 173 - 85
Thyroid 1.99 - 1.4

My total cholesterol & LDL are still too high generally, but what a drop. This is what living a healthy lifestyle for only one year can do. Just think how much better it's going to get the longer I do this!
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RAMPAGINGGNU 2/8/2011 3:24PM

    Awesome!!

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DAVIDPRESCOTT 1/29/2011 12:55AM

    WOO HOO - you are a ROCK STAR!

Those results are awesome and the best thing is the only person to thanks for all that hard work and commitment is you - well done - thats GREAT!



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WHOVIANPRINCESS 1/29/2011 12:19AM

    that is really awesome to see your good hard work pay off!

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MYSTERY4EVER 1/28/2011 1:10AM

    What fabulous results! Congratulations.

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IMSMILEY88 1/27/2011 11:25PM

    Congrats! What great work for a year!

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NIKKI_28 1/27/2011 7:20PM

    Whoa! great job!

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MYOWNHERO 1/27/2011 5:20PM

    Congratulations! All that work is paying off in spades!

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RUNNER12COM 1/27/2011 5:19PM

    Love it, love it, love it!

SDJ

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DEREONGODDESS 1/27/2011 2:28PM

    emoticon emoticon Nikki!...You totally Rock! emoticon Progress!

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ISLANDBETH 1/27/2011 1:55PM

    That is awesome!! Nice job! And I bet you feel a million times better, too!

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RAVENSTORM27 1/27/2011 1:50PM

    Now THESE are the measures I value more than weight or BMI...labs, blood pressure, etc. In fact, my labs last year really inspired me to improve my health; they were the best I'd ever had and I wanted them to be even better. emoticon

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CHELLES_BELLS 1/27/2011 12:47PM

    Awe-some!

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