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DollyR
07-19-2006, 06:37 PM
I went to the doctor today for my yearly check up here in the states. My blood pressure was 110/70 and my pulse was 80. He said everything looked good and he would know more when he got my test results back. I was happy to hear about the blood pressure as I have been borderline for high blood pressure.

I said ....."Doctor I guess the exercise helps this." He just smiled and grinned at me as if to say Yes! He is a good doctor for me as he never says lose weigth lose weight lose weight. He always tells me to follow a healthy lifestyle and make good choices.

Anyway I am curious to see what my cholesterol is. I will let you all know.

One more thing I have an issue with fatty deposits in my stomach area. He thinks this is what is causing the muscle spasms. If I lose weight he says they will go away.


MelodyL
07-19-2006, 07:02 PM
Sounds like a good check up, hope your cholesterol is good too. I really need to get in for an annual check up, but I had to go to Kaiser insurance so I can't go to my regular Dr so I've been procrastinating going in. ;)

irisheyes213
07-19-2006, 07:58 PM
WOW! Great BP reading. Keep at it with the exercise and I bet your belly will shrink :)

Hope you are enjoying your visit!


Charbar
07-20-2006, 07:59 AM
sounds like a good check up! nice bp!

Heather
07-20-2006, 08:53 AM
great job! This stuff really DOES make a difference!

DollyR
07-20-2006, 05:15 PM
Today I went for my echo cardiogram and the doctor said my heart looks great (except for the mitral valve prolapse)!! Now for the Mammogram next week and hopefully a good phone call from him regarding my other test results.

flawlesscube
07-20-2006, 08:21 PM
Just wanted to say congrats on the blood pressure, and i am interested in how your cholestral levels go. curently have both higher so interested in how much weight to lose before i see a difference also. WTG

ChocLabLover
07-21-2006, 09:30 AM
Goods news Darlene!

DollyR
07-21-2006, 12:24 PM
Thanks...I hope all else will be fine.

DollyR
07-25-2006, 05:40 PM
I got more good news.

My cholesterol has dropped 20 points since last year. It was 180.
My blood pressure was 110/70.
My pulse was 80.
My echocardiogram looked good except for my mitral valve prolapse.

This exercise is paying off!

BreakingFree
07-25-2006, 05:54 PM
CONGRATS on this great report! Isn't it good to know YOU made it happen with your own hard work?

trishn222
07-25-2006, 10:49 PM
That's great news

DishyFishy
07-25-2006, 11:17 PM
I don't know how I missed this. :chin: Great news, Darlene! Nice to be rewarded for your effort.