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11/23/12 10:23 P

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11/21/12 2:09 P

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The advice to not wait till you are 50 to make the change really hits home. I should have done just that but I didn't and I will never know why. Now that I am 77 I am finally relatively healthy. At least I am at my goal weight and my diabetes is in full remission. Of course, the heart problems that I have had are not restorable. I have had two bypass procedures and I am now scheduled for a pacemaker to be installed in January. But life is good.

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11/20/12 12:23 A

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It's great you don't wait until your 50s to finally realize that things have gotten out of hand. Or until thet first heart attack sneaks up on you at age 48.

Good for you.


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11/19/12 10:56 P

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I am 25 and heart disease and diabetes run in my family. I've been trying for over a year noe to lose wieght and get in shape. I tried a few dangerous diets I will admit. One causing a injurie that finaly heal, Luckily I just happen to bring up the topic in the mall that I was looking for a hand held calorie counter and she told me about the website. At first I will admit I was thinking no way is it free. Now I'm hoping this website will help beat my family bad genetics and get healthy, in shape, and energy. I know all the above will give me more confidence, Friends will also be a plus.
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