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My Doctor Said WHAT???

Monday, August 20, 2012


I am still stunned!

Ladies and Gentlemen, you need to set those goals and work toward them. Every time you eat healthy and exercise, you are moving closer to your goal. Every time you stop eating healthy and exercising, you are staling and staying in the place you told yourself that you didn't want to be. You can do it!! You can get to your goal. You can get healthy.

Let's go after it! If you have lost ground, get up and get back to it! Yes, I mean right NOW!!! Get up!!! Get moving!!! Hey, put the Ho Ho down and get moving! Clean the clothes off the treadmill and get moving! These are positive moves toward your goal!!! You can do it!! We can do it!!

It is time to take the bull by the horn and get down to business!!!

I signed up for BLC 20 today. No, I am not trying to get on the Biggest Loser show. I need to get healthy but Bob and Jillian scare me!! lol This is a Biggest Loser Challenge on SP. I am looking forward to it. I can't wait to find out what team I will be on and meet my teammates. It is time to really buckle down!!

Well, I have to go make the DH some lunch for him to take to work later!

Much love

Susan

emoticon emoticon emoticon It has changed my life!!!

p.s. I heard this song on the radio on the way back from the Dr.'s office. Please check it out! It spoke to my spirit and the words really speak volumes for the journey!


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  • v CINDYBEL
    emoticon emoticon Congratulations!!!!
    1366 days ago
  • v GARDENSTAR
    beautiful..what an inspirational vlog. It seems that you are seeing a good reasonable doctor who will work with you, and that is always good.
    1368 days ago
  • v SBNORMAL
    Congrats on your medical findings!! Keep reading and studying about healthy eating to get the right combination of things!!
    1368 days ago
  • v ANGELWENDYMAMA
    Wow, that is awesome!!!! I'm so happy for you to be off your medication!!! GO YOU!!!! So proud of you!!!!

    And WOOHOO for joining the BLC20! I'm a newbie on there, too.
    1368 days ago
  • v SHRINK_U
    I am so happy for you. I can't wait until I get off of my metformin for diabetes! I will be on thryoid meds for the rest of my life I am sure. Again-- so happy for you!!!!!! I hope your sister follows your wonderful example :)
    1368 days ago
  • v KOMTRIA
    Think of all the people in your doctor's practice that will have been helped because you went for an appointment and showed him your success and introduced him to sparkpeople. You started a fire!

    1369 days ago
  • v THEBEACHSLAP
    Congratuations to you. Think of all the new clothes you can buy with all the money you will not be spending on medication!!


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    Comment edited on: 8/24/2012 8:56:05 AM
  • v RUTHIEBEAR
    I am rooting for you all the way! I am on a BLC team LIMES. emoticon emoticon
    1369 days ago
  • v RWEBER6352
    Wow! I don't usually add comments, but I am so excited for you, and a bit envious. I, too, have a bucket of meds, mostly for diabetes, that I would like to give up. Your story is encouraging because it's not someone saying "lose weight to get off the meds" but someone showing me that, yes, it CAN be done. Good for you!
    1369 days ago
  • v TINABEANA16
    Congratulations!! Very inspirational!!
    1369 days ago
  • v PHXJAZZ
    So glad to hear you are off your meds. I have a bucket of meds too: I know your achievement.
    1369 days ago
  • v NADINEL
    Wonderful! I am so happy for you and I thank you for the encouragement! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1370 days ago
  • v SJKENT1
    Oh how awesome for you! Thanks for the song... what a reminder!
    1370 days ago
  • v PAINTINGPORK
    So excited to have you as a part of BLC 20! emoticon

    Janice
    1370 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/23/2012 8:36:23 AM
  • v WATCHINW8
    I am so happy for you. Thank you for your post and the song. You have blessed my day! emoticon emoticon
    1370 days ago
  • v MESAMA
    I literally cried happy tears for you in this! This is wonderful! Small steps really do work! Thank you for sharing and spreading the motivation and hope! You are awesome!
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    1370 days ago
  • v LYNN-LOVESLIFE7
    emoticon Good news is the best news. I've stop taking some of my meds without doctor orders, and I had went in and got a good fussing at on why, and I told him. I live in this body. I know what it needs, all you all know is to write 'em and then see what happens. I was on one that I had to get my blood checked all the time, for my skin issue, and you know what. I'm off that one too. Now! My doctor and I are working together, and all my blood work comes out great. I'm going in to see my private doctor, and I'm sure she is going to say. HEY! What's knew with you? It's good to have a doctor that is loving and caring and understanding your needs. Good news is the best news, and I'm so happy for you.
    1370 days ago
  • v THEBETH43
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  • v COLLIMA
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    This is wonderful news, Susan!

    You are certainly a prime example of how this works...plus, you are spreading the Spark!

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    As always,

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    Margie
    1370 days ago
  • v KSCRAP363
    Susan, thanks so much for your blogs! They inspire me to keep on keeping on! As I wrote in my blog today, I feel like I've hit a bit of a speed bump these last couple of days. You're blog is the kind of positive stuff I needed to read today! You are a SparkBlessing!!! emoticon
    1371 days ago
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    1371 days ago
  • v SWEETLIPS
    Weeping may endure for a night but JOY does come in the morning. You brought tears to my eyes. Congratulations on this wonderful report!! This is truly awesome and having a blood sugar like that is fantastic. Making small changes are lasting changes. Look up Dr. Berg and watch his videos -http://www.youtube.com/user/Bergdi
    ets/videos?view=0 he may provide some answers for you!! What a wonderful song - wow such power!! Thank you so much!!

    1371 days ago
  • v MOMFAN
    Hoping the rest of the video said you are off everything but the thiroid, but once again it stopped half way through and I can't get it to finish.
    1371 days ago
  • v ESCHLETZ
    That's amazing! I'm so happy for all the hard work you've invested in yourself to be able to see this happen =)
    Just to be the devil's advocate though, don't let it get you down too much if 3 months from now the doctor says you need to reincorporate some of your other meds again for a while. The meds could be helping your body continue on this success route, and just knowing that your doctor is so open to allowing you to determine if you'd like to try going without them is amazing. That does show that with continued healthy choices you should be able to go off them all for good eventually (except as you said the thyroid meds).
    HIGH FIVE! You just remotivated me =)
    1371 days ago
  • v MAEBEA40
    Awsome Great Job!!! emoticon
    1371 days ago
  • v ADARKARA
    This was such a great vlog! I did something similar with my doctor lately, I went off a diuretic for high blood pressure and when I went to the doc he said I had done the right thing and now I'm officially off! =) It's such a great feeling!
    1371 days ago
  • v POSITIVELY_EB
    You are one AWESOME lady!! Thanks for sharing your accomplishments, enthusiasm, and encouragement with us!

    HUGS!
    1371 days ago
  • v TURTLETRACK
    I"m so happy for you and PLEASE keep up your good work. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1371 days ago
  • v JEANNETTE715
    Very awesome :) emoticon
    1372 days ago
  • v 4KWALK
    You have given me so much hope with this video. I too must take thyroid medication but I want to get rid of all of the rest of my medications. This was such a dream of mine - now I see that it may be entirely possible.

    Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
    1372 days ago
  • v CRYSTLE4HIMTX12
    emoticon That is GREAT!
    1372 days ago
  • v SNOWYOGA
    I know you don't need me to say this, but your doing great. And I cry to when I feel really strongly about something, so it's not only when were sad. You make me think about how I feel and how things are going with me. So again emoticon , thank you for bloging, and just being you! emoticon
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    1372 days ago
  • v NANCYSINATRA
    How exciting. I'm so happy for you!! You go girl!!!
    1372 days ago
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  • v LOVINSHERRY78
    wow, you're really blessed to have such a great doc. that's awesome. :) i'm so glad for you!! in 3 months you are ganna blow his mind! wooo whoo! keep it up b/c u really are dong great. words can't express how happy i am for you!!!

    thanks for the song. i love casting crowns but haven't listen to them in so long. i really needed to hear that song again and shed some tears b/c i've been feeling so defeated the last couple days. thank u!!!
    1372 days ago
  • v MNABOY
    Great job! Congratulations and keep it up.
    1372 days ago
  • v CHOCOHIPPO
    How wonderful, Sue! You are doing it! And you are a walking testimonial to good health and habits. I'm so glad you had a great report! emoticon
    1372 days ago
  • v LITTLETEALOVER
    Congrats on such a great Dr. visit! I love hearing that you are still trying to learn to do even better. That is the way to success...never think you know everything. Keep trying to be better than you were yesterday. You are fabulous!
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    1372 days ago
  • v ZACEVETOB
    Good steps and goals, your making a good progress. Keep at it. Awesome normal blood pressure that is really good. You should be proud of yourself, way to go!!!
    1372 days ago
  • v IACTA_ALEA_EST
    Yay Sue!

    Thank you for posting the link...can't wait for my sister to listen to it.

    Love and blessings to reach that faith...
    Allie
    1372 days ago
  • v GARDENSFORLIFE
    Wonderful news!
    YOU DID IT LADY!
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    1372 days ago
  • v HONEYPOT319
    Way to go lady! Way to motivate us! :)
    1372 days ago
  • v TATTER3
    Congrats!!! Keep Sparkin'!!!
    1372 days ago
  • v NUTRON3
    WOW, Wow. You motivate me!!!!! Great news about your doctor report!
    1372 days ago
  • v NUTRON3
    WOW, WOW You are so awesome! So happy for you and your doctors report! You go!!!! emoticon
    1372 days ago
  • v POLSKARENIA
    Susan!!

    You are one amazing lady! That is such an achievement. I am so glad you video-blogged. It was wonderful to hear the immense joy and amazement in your voice! Fantastic! Listening to you really inspires me. I have no major health problems, yet my progress has nowhere near matched yours.

    I WANNA BE LIKE YOU!!

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  • v GETNFITAFTER60
    That's great! So excited for you. emoticon emoticon
    1372 days ago
  • v JINLYNN
    Woo Hoo! What great news. I am so happy for you. You are really making such awesome progress towards your goals. thanks for sharing your story and your news.

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    1372 days ago
  • v LAHUDSONCHEF
    Susan, I'm so thrilled for you! emoticon What you're doing is what I wish friends of mine would do! Your journey is so inspiring emoticon , and I love the music you chose. Great group, great lyrics.

    I joined SP because my focus now is to NEVER get to the point where I need all the meds my siblings need (while not "officially" diagnosed, I was measured pre-hypertensive at 2 separate health fairs 6 months apart last year). I have one brother with sleep apnea, high blood pressure, low thyroid and medicine-controlled type II diabetes. I have one brother with sleep apnea, low thyroid and diet-controlled type II diabetes, who remains pre-hypertensive. I have a sister with low thyroid & high blood pressure. I have a brother with an astonishingly high metabolism still at 54 (eats like a horse but is rail thin-the oddity in the family), but he has high blood pressure. My other brother is pre-hypertensive (due to the way he carries stress), but is otherwise in excellent health - has worked hard all his life to keep that true. He chose early on not to follow the path of the previous generation...I'm finally living that same decision.

    Seeing your vlog, I know even more than ever, that it's entirely possible for me to remain free of the meds my siblings are shackled to. The only things I take are nutritional supplements, and I plan to keep it that way.
    1372 days ago
  • v PERFECTLY_LIFE
    Just wanna emoticon you!
    Great blog and I LOVE the song!
    Thank you for sharing!
    1372 days ago
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