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Travel to Manila again

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

I did get my doctors appointment. Went to Manila on Sunday, saw the doc Monday and returned to Cebu Monday evening. So I only ate less than healthy foods for 2 days this time. I did practice portion control, but gave myself a grade of D+ for the effort.
I did my normal weigh in when I got there. My previous weight was 327, this time 292. Yah Hoo!!
It is a good thing I am finally trying to get healthy. It appears my body is wearing out. Besides having the angina attack a few weeks ago, I have been feeling skipped beats when I check my heart rate. I assumed they were from PVCs (premature ventricular contractions). I was right. Were able to catch some on my EKG. Today while walking in the pool I had them again. Had several double beet skips, called bigeminy, which is not a good thing. I sure hope I am getting healthy for more than being a good looking corpse. And even if that happens, I'll be a happy corpse.
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  • KAREN608
    My friend who is 72 had a heart attack in May of this year. She was left with 35% of her heart yet went home after a stint was put in in less than two weeks. She is good to go for half a day but is working on building up her heart again. So do not count yourself totally out yet.
    1179 days ago
  • NHES220
    Congratulations on the weight loss. You have lost 35 lbs! Keep up the good work! Just stay on track with your eating and keep up the pool workouts. We don't want you to be a corpse any time soon!
    1192 days ago
  • DEBORAH2180
    It's never fun with the heart problems. Congrats on being under 300 lbs! Hopefully your heart will settle down to normal rhythms.
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