Dancing out of the Dr's Office!
Thursday, January 03, 2013
I actually could have done this the other day but refrained myself. :-)
I have not been as dedicated to my journey as I should have been this past year. I have let cravings and lack of focus keep my calories too high. I am proud of myself that my exercise has become more consistent. And even though my calories have not been within my range on most days, I have made small changes...more fruits and vegetables, more whole grains, and more aware of ingredients.
So back to my almost dancing in public... 3 years ago I had to be put on cholesterol medicine. My total cholesterol was over 200, and the other areas,(triglycerides, HDL, LDL) were also out of normal ranges. Well, I had my annual visit the other day and my total cholesterol has come down to 155 and the other areas are all within normal ranges. Dr did not say anything about taking me off the medicine yet, but that is okay with me because I know my nutrition is still not where it needs to be. I still have more work to do, but all this tells me that I am on the right track. I can't wait to start seeing the weight come off but at least I can officially say I am healthier!!!