older99's Journal, 26 January 2013

I am 53 years old and lost 20 lbs.in the past 9 months by skipping snacking between meals and reducing portion size. I am happy to maintain my current weight but I just learned I have very high cholesterol 306, with my "bad cholesterol" at 195. I also just learned my blood pressure is roo high, putting me at risk for heart attack or stroke. I started cholesterol lowering meds yesterday (1-25-13) and am not happy about it. I participate in high impact aerobic exercise 5x per week for 50 minutes with 20 minutes strength training and 5 minutes flexibility training, and have since my early 20s. I am FREAKED out as I thought I was taking good care. Two non- negotiables: I will not stop drinking beer, nor will I give up shellfish, as these are two of my greatest joys. I do restrict beer drinking to weekends in an effort to stave off alcoholism. I hope to avoid heart attack or stroke.
104.0 lb Lost so far: 0 lb.    Still to go: 0 lb.    Diet followed N/A.

Diet Calendar Entry for 26 January 2013:
261 kcal Fat: 4.00g | Prot: 3.00g | Carb: 60.00g.   Breakfast: Chewy Bars - Oats & Chocolate. Lunch: banana. more...
on diet Lower cholesterol!  



Submit a Comment

You must  sign in to submit a comment

Other Related Links


Lower cholesterol!

Other Journals for Lower cholesterol!

older99's weight history

older99's Recent Activity

older99's Own Activity

No recent activity.

older99's Buddies

No recent activity.

Other Member Diet Recent Activity

Raylin437 recorded a Weigh In at 256.4 lb.
drknbeer1 recorded a Weigh In at 256.4 lb.
mtpackerfan recorded a Weigh In at 284.4 lb.
SJWNana replied to ashrabulous's post - Do you eat all your calories?.
Jules_AW supported jpage7777's Weigh In.
ajayseeks recorded a Weigh In at 180.8 lb.
jillbronson supported Priscila Viana de Jesus's Weigh In.
Thamimohale supported mzmabulu's Weigh In.