"The world is one country and mankind its citizens" one of the many truths spoken by Baha'u'llah and "Love is the light that guideth in darkness, the living link that uniteth God with man, that assureth the progress of every illumined soul."
current weight: 129.9
Fitness Minutes: (44,432) Posts: 21,742 8/17/13 2:13 A
It's very important that you get your HPB under control, before it gets worse. I had never been diagnosed with HBP until the early 1990's. I went in for a routine check up and when they took my BP is was 220/185. They sent me straight to the hospital!!! I'm still taking 2 different BP meds. One I take 3 times a day and the other once at night. I'm still praying that I can come off of this medication. It's been much too long. Now I know that losing weight helps your BP, but I'm wondering when I can get off of the meds. I've lost 169 lbs. and I'm almost at goal, but the last check up I had my BP started going way up AGAIN!!! I just don't understand. I've asked the drs, but they don't have an answer for me, so I just go along with the flow, and take my meds.
- Nancy Jean -
Philippians 4:13 1 Corinthians 10:31 All God asks of us is our best and NOBODY has the right to ask more of you than what God does!
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Total SparkPoints: 197,232
SparkPoints Level 21
Fitness Minutes: (179,079) Posts: 8,082 8/16/13 3:27 P
Welcome. It's good to keep on top of your blood pressure. Unchecked, it can cause all sorts of problems later on. Glad you decided to join us.
The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.--Socrates ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ *~*~*~*~*~*~ The only person you need to be better than is the person you were yesterday.
Pounds lost: 5.0
Fitness Minutes: (26,023) Posts: 756 8/16/13 9:40 A
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