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Blood tells on you

Sunday, October 27, 2013

~I am happy to say I am on the losing team again! emoticon
~Pounds down I am moving again! emoticon
~I have reset my mind set to better living and working hard to correct my bad habits! emoticon
~Even Smoke-Free since Oct 18! emoticon
~Did you know there are such things as "Smoke Coaches"?
~My insurance has a hook-up with "Quitnow.com" and you talk to REAL people! LOL emoticon
~I had a "Bio-Screen" on my blood and vitals to show me where improvements are needed. emoticon
~Cholesterol was 249-- a bit high--changing with my food choices for now. emoticon
~Triglycerides 245-- is a bit high too, so I am told-- changing with my food choices for now. emoticon
~Blood pressure was 120/80 !! Excellent !!! emoticon
~Pulse 60. Good I guess, they didn't tell me any different on that one. emoticon
~Glucose 81! GREAT! no problem there. emoticon
~I found I am now 5'3" now. In high school I was 5'4"... I have shrank an inch in height!!! emoticon
~Waist 43.0
~Hips 43.5
~Weight was 192.5. This morning it is 189.0 emoticon
~Loss due to change in food choices! emoticon
~Love it! emoticon
~I've been reading and using as a guide:
Reader's Digest "Magic Foods for Better Blood Sugar"
~Even though my sugar/Glucose is awesome. This book is great with lists of awesome good-4-you foods! emoticon
I just started Chapter 5 and I am already losing pounds by choosing the better foods- ones with low GL (Glycemic Load). emoticon
I found by reading this book that I mostly chose foods with high GL. emoticon
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  • v 46SHADOW
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    1030 days ago
  • v MISSROCKABILLY
    Way to go! I love that you are changing your health for the better! How awesome that you get to talk to a live smoke coach while quitting smoking, I'm super proud of you!

    60 is a great pulse rate! I need to go in and get a health screening, I know my blood pressure is borderline high, but it's been years since I had the full workup done.

    You can do this! Muah!
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    1031 days ago
  • v BIGPAWSUP
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    1031 days ago
  • v _COSMOPAULATAN_
    Yay! Congrats :)
    1031 days ago
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