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First Entry - Heart Attack

Monday, June 17, 2013

This is the first time I have ever done anything like this (Blog Entry). I felt for my own motivation and hopefully others I would try. Recently I had a heart attack. At 40 years old, so many people including myself could not believe it. WASN'T FUN! Thankfully though, after having a stent placed and rest, I am alright. I was told my blood test showed that I needed to watch my diet more. I had to exercise more. I had to lose weight. Everyone of us have families, friends and even maybe pets that rely on us. We also owe it to ourselves to do whatever necessary to get into better health. Don't be like me and wait until a serious issue happens!
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    I am like you, I had never blogged but did my first here too. I'm so glad you lived and have a second chance ! I too, am on the weight loss journey because of health. I am in danger of losing my liver to fatty liver disease. The dr says I have to or else! We can do this! Thanks for blogging. emoticon
    1770 days ago
    Thanks for sharing! So young! Wishing you much success in working your plan of action!

    1770 days ago
    Good for you for taking your heart attack seriously and looking at what changes you can make to help you be around for a long time! I know it's hard to believe, but sometimes even a heart attack isn't enough to move folks toward a healthier lifestyle. I've found the folks here at SparkPeople are the ones who aren't afraid of a challenge, aren't afraid to grow, and understand when you hit a bump in the road you pick yourself back up and continue to head in the right direction. You WILL succeed at your healthy changes!
    1773 days ago
    You were lucky to have a stent and be given another chance. Unfortunately, my x-husband did not have that chance and passed away at the age of 45 of a massive heart attack. So sad. My children were devastated. You are so right that we need to take care of ourselves which is why I am on Spark.

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    1773 days ago
    Thanks for sharing, it is important to exercise and eat right, even at the young age of 40. I wish you much luck and a speedy recovery. emoticon
    1773 days ago
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