Lost another pound; down to 197.2. I weigh myself in the morning before I do anything else. Had a strong workout again and then walked the dogs. Still optimistic about goals and am enjoying the pounds come off. I may have to buy some new shirts though 'cause the XL is beginning to hang on me. What a problem to have!
I had a CABG in Oct '98 and have been following a heart healthy diet more or less ever since. Counting myself among the fortunate because I have had great care along the way, very good lab results, and good stress tests. However, over the last 3-4 years I let my weight get away from me and have now resolved to get back to my target weight of 185 from 215. Just broke to 198.8 pounds so I remain optimistic. Checking in every day on Spark is a great way to keep on track, to stay focused, and to realize that every day I can get up and walk the dogs is a blessed day.
I also follow the Heart Healthy Diet here on SparkPeople faithfully. Its been working since I logged back on Sept 7. I have lost an additional 13 LBs. That's a total of 35 in just a few months. I check my nutrition feedback nightly.
Pounds lost: 17.0
Fitness Minutes: (12,629) Posts: 232 7/9/14 10:19 P
I would be interested in learning more about a few personalized plan to protect my heart. I had acute congestive heart failure last October and then an Angiogram 2months ago and a minor surgery in June to put a Defibulator in my heart because of permanent heart damage, I am recovering well from that but sprained my left ankle and right knee in a fall about two weeks ago, so am grounded once again. Please let me know by SparkMail the link! Thanks, Ali
From one SPARK WOMAN to SparkPeople everywhere. Find the gratitude in your day and lastly, Be the "SPARK" in someone's life today!
1ALISSUCCESS ali_yarnell@ yahoo.com. or FaceBook
current weight: 253.0
Fitness Minutes: (1,282) Posts: 66 5/9/14 4:28 P
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