Yesterday I had a visit to my Specialist ...
He was so pleased with me, and the progress I have made.
I am back losing weight again ..and eating well, also moving !!.
The Cardizam Meds I was on since my Heart attack back in August, was just not doing the job it was meant to ..
I was going in and out of atrial fib several times a day and I was really going backwards .
My Doctor changed my med's to Isoptin.This is a slow release med that gets me through the day without highs and lows, and no more Atrial Fib!.
My darling Colin was so worried about me and that is also not good because as you know, he is not at all well himself .
Now we can both relax, and I am able to look after him easier ..
We had a lovely lunch out today .. it is still so hot 38degrees C and we wanted a nice cool salad.
We went to our favorite Café" and the owners are so lovely ..
We are able to have half serves of anything we like, and they make up fresh fruit salad for us too ..
We have a permanent booking for tuesday's and friday's.
During the week we had friends stay for the evening and night, they were on their way to Marybough,farther south, but decided to call in on the way through.
They are gold prospectors, that we met many years ago when we were traveling around Australia.
I am now feeling much more positive, Colin is being managed and is not in pain ..He has lost more weight but this is par for the course ..
We have made many changes over the last few months to our way of living and lifestyle .
Colin now has nurse coming in each week, and we have a carer who also keeps Colin company when I go out with Sunassist .
Sometimes the girls take turns on a Monday to stay with him.
Colin is now too weak to want to go with me anymore ..
We are both positive people and we live our lives with our family and friends .
I attribute my success to Sparkpeople and all the wonderful friends I have made in the last four years .. I am settled into the habit of tracking everything I put in my mouth and all the exercise I do each day.
I know I wouldn't be here chatting to you today, if I hadn't found Sparkpeople and started tracking and exercising .
As most of you know I have lost a lot of weight .. 62 kilos in fact..
This is a enormous amount of weight ..
It has taken me four years to do it, and I am so proud of me and Sparkpeople also all my wonderful friends that I have made along the way ...
Thank you for letting me warble on ..But I really wanted you all to know how much you all mean to us ..because, without your support and encouragement, I would have given up ages ago .
Much Love to you all ... Susie