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Doctor's Orders


Friday, September 14, 2012

A few weeks ago I went to my doctor to check my glucose. I've gained about 60 pounds in the past 2-3 years and I've been feeling very sluggish and just BLAH from all this extra weight, crappy foods, and lack of exercise. Well... my blood results were heart stopping.
My glucose (which I was convinced was my main problem) is 127 which is techincally 1 point into diabetic.
When she told me this...my heart stopped. My triglycerides are 312. 312!!!!! It's supposed to be under 150 to be in a healthy range. Oh my gosh.
I need to lose 60 pounds and bring down my glucose and triglycerides in 6 months at my next check up. If not I will be put on medication FOR LIFE (she said).
I got off the phone and cried.
That was my wake up call.

Starting weight: 260
Current weight: 250 (after 2 weeks)
Glucose: 127
Triglycerides: 312

I can do this.
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ABMCCLADYM16 9/17/2012 11:30AM

    Thank you ladies. Even though everyday is a struggle, I'm excited for this journey! :)

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KPETSCHE 9/16/2012 2:56AM

    emoticon
10lbs gone already! Keep working hard and you can accomplish a lot.

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LAOCHIN 9/15/2012 2:54AM

    You are in the right place to lose the weight

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AVONWITHJENN 9/14/2012 7:40PM

    You are heading in the right direction. Glad to hear you took your doctors orders seriously. emoticon

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SEPPIESUSAN 9/14/2012 6:40PM

    Sounds like this will serve as great motivation for you to do something we all know is so difficult. Congrats on taking your first steps and I wish you the best!

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SEAWILLOW 9/14/2012 6:20PM

    You are doing great! Make healthy choices to Win!

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