Yes! That has been one of her major topics of discussion for the past 5 years and it has also been mentioned by other doctors I went to in the past. I always dreaded the office visits and the lectures. I finally decided that I was going to work on getting off some of the weight and she has been very pleased with my progress. Makes for a nicer visit.
~ Marcia (Central Time)
"Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out." - Robert J. Collier
"Make your Someday today!"
"I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination." - Jimmy Dean
Pounds lost: 6.8
Fitness Minutes: (209,925) Posts: 164,098 6/22/11 8:40 P
My cardiologist told me to lose weight or I would have to have surgery and be bedridden with my other medical problems for the rest of my life, but wouldn't help me. I was so depressed that I ended up gaining 8 more pounds, but finally got a computer, and found spark and now I'm starting to lose weight. Thank you spark and spark friends!
There is a creative child in each of us. Open your heart and invite it out to play.
Leader of SP Class of July 1-7, 2012 Team
Co-Leader of SP Class of Feb 5-11, 2012 Team
current weight: 223.0
Fitness Minutes: (227,833) Posts: 59,465 6/22/11 4:59 P
I never had a doctor mention my weight until the last year when I started to have a lot of problems with heartburn and a hiatal hernia. She said the best way to deal with it would be to lose some weight. Since then I gained weight... ha! Now I AM trying to lose weight which is why I'm here!
None of my previous doctors ever mentioned my being obese, by the time I got my current doctor I had lost about 70 pounds but she always talks about my weight loss every time I go in and asks how I'm doing. I ended up losing the rest of my weight while in her care.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.