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Can`t Believe it!!!!!!!!!!

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LadyScozz Report 11 Jan 2013 22:59

Well done Marilyn!

My cholesterol level is low (about 4.5) but doc has me on statins.... probably because I had a <3attack some years ago, when my cholesterol level was about 3.5!!

I take so many tablets! Had to give up belly dancing because my rattling put the other dancers off :-D


Suzanne Report 11 Jan 2013 21:31

told you that Marilyn

my hubby did the same,but it took him 6wks. :-D


MarilynB Report 11 Jan 2013 21:07

I got several boxes from work and so did my daughter, gave them to my mum and dad and they are still working through them lol :-D


K Report 11 Jan 2013 19:35

A small amount of chocolate is fine but I don't have an off switch and it easier just to say no sadly.

Was given a huge box of Thornton's at Xmas and worked my way through the whole box :-S

Favourite is praline Lindt :-D


MarilynB Report 11 Jan 2013 19:11

Keep going k, if I can do this anyone can, it's one of the hardest things I ever had to do but I'm winning. I think I was on the way to heart attack carol, needed doc to sort me out.

I don't like dark choc john only the sweet sickly stuff, Lindt is my favourite and particularly white choc.

:-D :-D :-D


JustJohn Report 11 Jan 2013 18:56

I thought a little bit of chocolate (particularly dark) was quite good for you and not particularly fattening. I know I have a couple of small squares of Tesco finest every day and it keeps me sweet :-D :-D


K Report 11 Jan 2013 18:45

Congratulations Marilyn. You spur me on. I resolve to give up chocolate this year is holding - so far :-D

Carol 430181

Carol 430181 Report 11 Jan 2013 17:24

Well done Marilyn, mine was 8.6 when I had a heart attack, am on statins which keeps it around 5 but would like to be lower.


~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~ Report 11 Jan 2013 17:20

Well done :-D :-D


AnnCardiff Report 11 Jan 2013 16:58

that's good Marilyn and apparently statins are a kind of elixir of life - good for all sorts of things - many benefits


MarilynB Report 11 Jan 2013 16:26

That's great Ann, doc mentioned that sometimes it could be that. Just got lucky I think as my dad was on statins but has recently lost so much weight through other problems that he had to come off them. I do feel a lot better though too.


JustJohn Report 11 Jan 2013 16:25

AnnC. Same here. Though I think 11.7 is quite a bit higher than me. Think it was about 7 point something and has been 4 point something since I started statins 11 years ago.

Most important, I think, is that we check it at least annually from quite an early age. Probably people in 40's should all be checking it :-)


AnnCardiff Report 11 Jan 2013 16:20

should be remembered thought that high cholesterol is not always down to diet - mine is familial - was in double figures when diagnosed, kept thinking I was having heart attacks - when diagnosed I asked not to have statins and I would stop eating all the wrong things - went back a month later and it had gone up to 11.7!!! then told it was familial - one of my parents must have had it, so I'm on statins and my reading is now round about 4 and I feel great


AnninGlos Report 11 Jan 2013 16:13

Well done for a good result. :-)


MarilynB Report 11 Jan 2013 16:12

Thanks again for your support, I really think I can do this. Going out to the local carvery tonight, but no roasties, yorkshire and definitely no pudding!!! Plenty of veg lol. :-D


kandj Report 11 Jan 2013 15:58

WOW! You have every right to be so pleased with your effort. Well done Marilyn.


JoyBoroAngel Report 11 Jan 2013 15:57

well done x :-D :-D


JustJohn Report 11 Jan 2013 15:51

Excellent result. Well done you. Whilst we were overdosing on sweet and sickly..... :-D

Trish Devon

Trish Devon Report 11 Jan 2013 15:51

I bet your well pleased,good on you for all your efforts.
:-D :-D


Barbinsglos Report 11 Jan 2013 15:48

Well done to you Marilyn

Keep it up :-D :-D