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Welcome to the team, Elaine!
Have them do a stress test, and an echocardiogram!
On the internet, nobody knows your socks don't match.
Welcome, Elaine. We're glad you're here. I agree with CLYDE... about seeing your doctor. We want you around - safe and healthy! :-)
I would definitely hold off on exerting too much until you've talked with your doctor about your rapid heartrate.
I am glad you are enjoying it here, and we all welcome you to the team!
The present is the future you envisioned for yourself long ago.
Hello, My name is Elaine and I am joining in if you don't mind. My journey has a long ways to go. I started SP the last week of Dec and am really liking it here. There are so many encouraging people here and so upbeat. I struggle with the walking although have been doing pretty good. My Dr. prescribed some BP meds 10 mgs and so I am seeing my BP dropping. Also, I have watched my salt intake for quite sometime and have hopped to stay off meds. Anyway I was wondering if anyone has a problem with rapid pulse beat along with the BP? When I was on the treadmill mine went up to 134-142 and stayed up for quite awhile after I stopped the treadmill. Again today I brought in a case of water from the car and my pulse rate went skyrocketing again. My DR is aware and in fact I have an appointment tomorrow.
Hope you are all doing well with the team encouragment here.
"Be ye also patient, establish your hearts; for the coming of the LORD draws near." James 5:8
Welcome, PreciousPepper. You'll find lots of information, support and encouragement here. Keep up the good work. It's a good plan you have.
Hello & welcome Lady,
Good to have you with us here at HBP and on the other teams you may join..... I'll help you through your journey if you need it. I'm here to support and encourage you forward. If you fall back, I'm here to catch you and show you the right direction if need be.
I'll try to be supportive to you and to encourage you on the journey you are taking. I'll be along side you to your goal(s) and all the way. And to you good luck and to take 1 day at a time. Take advantage of what Spark has to offer. I would like to see you accomplish the goal(s) you have and I'm there for you too.
Stay focused and have a positive attitude, b/c those will help you in the long way............... It's good to meet and have you with us.
To STAY MOTIVATED I DO THIS ALL THE TIME:::
1) come in and read the posts
2) read and join any teams that you think you like
3) get it know the people
4) read some articles
5) most of all :: have fun and enjoy yourself
You are doing great, making progress every time you come in.
If there is anything that I can do to help, give me a holler. If I do not know the answer, I will find it. Our leaders are really great and help when you need it too. So don't hesitate to ask. That is why they are here.
Don't give into your temptations. They are bad and will set you back. You want to move forward, have good habits ( like eating your veggies, fruits) and come in here. We all are here for you and other members too.
Live 1 day at a time and live it to the fullest. Wish you all the best that life has to offer.... Stay focused, positive and it will get you where you want to be or done in life itself.
My name is ERNA
I'm leader of a new team : "A Safe and Happy Home For Grievers"
Keep up the good work and much success top you.
Welcome and congratulations on your loss!
Sounds like you've got the right plan -- good luck to you on your journey!
A man who wants something will find a way; a man who doesn't will find an excuse.
-Stephen Dolley Jr.
Highest weight: August 2007 - 311
Nov. 20, 2007 - 305
I just found this site a few days ago. I enrolled, and now we will see what happens! YEA! I am really trying to keep a positive outlook! I am exercising faithfully, and TRYING to add more fruit and veggies, and eating a portion control meal(s). That is my hardest part.
I am female from Wyoming, and so far this month have lost 7 pounds! Have many more to go!
I hope to lower my BP to get off pills, as well as my diabetes pills! That is my biggest goal!
Edited by: PRECIOUSPEPPER at: 2/3/2008 (15:01)
Live in Casper, WY
Member of starfish 5% challenge team