I have recently been told by a few doctors that my blood pressure is becoming a big issue. I am not yet on medication and would like to not be!
I am attempting to manage my diet/sodium, lose weight, exercise, and be healthy. There are a couple of extraneous factors with my blood pressure so I don't know that I will be able to defeat the medication issue, but I will do my best!! I will go back to the doctor after the new year to see how I have done and make a more permanent plan.
I know that I can get healthy, but I need HELP! Hence why I am here. I am excited to get to know people "in my boat" and mostly I am excited to succeed!!
Pounds lost: 0.0
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Hello my name is Yolanda and I am new to this site. I have been diagnosed with high cholesterol and high blood pressure a few years ago. I am 47 years old. I am truing to take control of my life now, because I have a lot to live for. I started going to the gym in June 2012. I feel good, I am having a time with trying to find all the right foods that are good for me. If you or anyone else have any advice, can you please share, thank you.
Tyring to count my carbs and I get healthy!!!
current weight: 184.0
Fitness Minutes: (10,133) Posts: 2,977 9/9/12 3:31 P
I didn't realize that the nutrition tracker did that. I have to check it out better myself. Anyway...welcome to the team...glad you found your way to our team. I am looking forward to having you enter into the team topics.
If you have any questions feel free to ask.
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Welcome to the Team. I'm sure your doctor told you that exercise and diet are important. Try the Spark nutrition tracker. It lets you know if you are eating the proper amount of cholesterol! Good luck!
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