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My Doctor's Star Patient

Sunday, June 02, 2013

That is what my doctor told me on Friday - I am his star patient this year. Well geez, I expected him to be happy about my 35 pound weight loss since my last visit but I didn't expect the reaction I got. He wanted to know how I did it, did I exercise? (boy, do I!), how do I feel?, yadda yadda yadda. Then he took me off my high blood pressure medication after taking my blood pressure no less than 5 times because he couldn't believe the numbers he was getting. THEN he told me I have probably added a decade on to my life expectancy. Pretty WOW, right?

I actually am really looking forward to seeing what the results of the blood work show. My blood work was never bad - only deficient in vitamin D, but I'm guessing the results are going to be really good this time.

All of this is really nice. I mean REALLY nice. But, the best part? I feel freaking fantastic.

We talked about goals. He asked me what I want to weigh. I really don't know, because it's been so long since I've weighed less than 200 pounds - at least 18 years. So that's my goal. We both set it because it's very attainable at this point.

All I can say is YIPPEE. Well, that's not all... I can say thank you to everyone who is so supportive and inspirational on Sparkpeople.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
RIVERNANNA 6/4/2013 11:15AM

    You're going great! You can see the difference, you feel the difference and your doctor has told you the difference it is making to your health. That is a fantastic accomplishment!



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JLPEASE 6/2/2013 6:11PM

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JANET552 6/2/2013 4:28PM

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Keep up the great work -- I know you will because you feel so great -- and onederland will be here before you know it.

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40PUDDLEJUMPER 6/2/2013 1:13PM

    it just goes to show you!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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AUNTB63 6/2/2013 12:41PM

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MEXGAL1 6/2/2013 12:28PM

    Wonderful!!!! So happy for you. Keep up the great work.

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GYPSYROVER 6/2/2013 12:14PM

    emoticon What an awesome blog! Kudos to you for your accomplishments and also for your Dr.'s encouragement and affirmation! emoticon emoticon

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MYKIDSRSWEET 6/2/2013 12:03PM

    That is awesome...good for you! My first mini goal is to weigh less than 200 pounds too. Only 6.5 pounds to go. I hope your story will inspire me to make it sooner.

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_LINDA 6/2/2013 12:01PM

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That is awesome news!! Doesn't exercising and eating healthy feel great??
emoticon indeed! Way to rock it!
Keep up the great work -you will bust that 200!!!

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JACKIE542 6/2/2013 11:55AM

    Wow, what great news, congratulation for doing so great. emoticon emoticon

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