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    CAT-IN-CJ   61,522
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And the Dr said . . .

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Keep up the good work!

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Yes, that is exactly what he said about the Spark Plan I've been on as well as my plans for my future !!!!!!!

The stuff I'm dealing with is genetic - both dad and mom's side of the family.

He increased my blood pressure and wants me to track it daily and report back to him in 6 weeks.
He did NOT put me back on cholesterol Rx! and I'm REALLY happy for that!!!

He thinks as I continue on my plan to lose a few more pounds and increase my aerobic a bit that my health concerns (blood pressure, cholesterol and pre-diabetes) should take care of themselves.

However, the problem with my right hip is sciatica and he suggested continuing with acupuncture. After looking at my bone density results from 5 years ago, he wants to take another look to see if there's any change there that could be causing or contributing to it.

I have an appointment for annual mammogram and another bone density test in 2 weeks.

And I go back to see him May 30 for follow up.

Thank you for all your support. I would not have done it without you!!!

I'm doing the happy dance!!!




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SARAHTAIT 4/28/2014 1:34PM

    Nothing better than a good report from your doctor. I am so proud of you....you are doing great things. I know you are feeling better too. Thanks for the update....glad to know you are doing so well.

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THOMASINA57 4/17/2014 11:01AM

    Way to go!! I'm happy you are doing so well..

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FUNLOVEN 4/17/2014 8:09AM

    Your Happy Dance made me smile this morning as I thought about how happy I am for you success!

I'm curious that your doctor didn't order further work-up on your hip and/or your back such as an x-ray or MRI (maybe you have already had all of this done recently and I'm just not remembering).

Forward March into Summer and more successes! The weather here still isn't warm enough riding. Do you believe it! ARGH! ! !

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FERRETLOVER1 4/17/2014 6:57AM

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TRESSWANN 4/17/2014 5:19AM

    Excellent. You are on the road!

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GODS_TEMPLE 4/17/2014 3:07AM

    FANTASTIC!

I wish my doctor would take me off the cholesterol med. Even though my cholesterol is fine...when he puts all my info into the computer - age, sex, family history - the computer says I need the med.

What ever happened to common sense?

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MARITIMER3 4/16/2014 10:48PM

    Perseverance pays off. Congratulations!
Gail

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1CRAZYDOG 4/16/2014 9:52PM

    Awesome!

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WALLAHALLA 4/16/2014 9:12PM

    emoticon That is just the kind of news I needed to hear today!

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THINFITFEMINIST 4/16/2014 6:30PM

    FINALLY! A medical practitioner that is sane! That is wonderful!

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BOOERDEM 4/16/2014 4:30PM

    Yippee!!! So glad you got encouraging news at the dr. - happy for you!!! emoticon

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WAY2GOCAT 4/16/2014 3:59PM

    Great news! Blessings and hugs!

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NICKYCRANE 4/16/2014 2:26PM

    Your doc is probably as happy as you are! Well done!

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2BDYNAMIC 4/16/2014 2:00PM

    Hip Hippo Hooray! emoticon I am leaping and dancing with you too!! tee hee ............ good work! emoticon

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FELINEBETTER 4/16/2014 1:54PM

    And I'm dancing with you! Way to go, Cathy!!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BIGPAWSUP 4/16/2014 1:39PM

    How wonderful. Snoopy Dance!

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BONNIEMARGAY 4/16/2014 1:24PM

    I am so proud of you!

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AMANDA3226 4/16/2014 1:21PM

    emoticon Keep up the great work!!

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SHEHULK86 4/16/2014 1:07PM

  Good job - keep up the good worth - it is SO worth it!

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HAWKTHREE 4/16/2014 1:06PM

    Hope you can celebrate tonight!
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