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Old 12-15-2012, 08:09 PM   #1
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I joined here last year, lost 30 lb. and then ended up gaining it all back (plus about 6 extra pounds). I made excuses about not having enough time or money to eat right. Well, in October, I was diagnosed with heart disease at the age of 31. My doctor said my genetics are so bad that I could be 100 lb. and probably still have it, but this extra weight and an unhealthy lifestyle certainly don't help. I had a 70 percent blockage of one of my arteries, so I had to have a stent put in it. I don't ever want to feel that way again!

I've totally changed my diet and have lost 25 lb. in a little more than two months. My cholesterol is 111 and my blood pressure is great -- usually around 110/70. I have a LOT of weight left to lose (about another 129 lb.), but I'm finally starting to feel like I can do it.
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:35 PM   #2
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:37 PM   #3
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Congrats!! Keep up the great work!
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:42 PM   #4
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Way to take some bad news and turn it into inspiration!
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:02 PM   #5
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and way to go getting started.

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Old 12-15-2012, 11:29 PM   #6
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:34 PM   #7
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Happy for you congrats!!!
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:51 PM   #8
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You CAN do it. 25 lbs in two months is a ton! NPI
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Old 12-16-2012, 02:14 PM   #9
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I'm sorry about your recent health problems, but amazing job on using it to make positive changes. 25 pounds is amazing.
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Old 12-16-2012, 08:58 PM   #10
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Thanks all! I wasn't able to log online until now; didn't mean to seem rude by not responding to you earlier.
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