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Old Fri, Jun-15-18, 09:30
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Plan: Keto
Stats: 339/307/285 Male 76 inches
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Progress: 59%
Location: Central PA
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I just got results from my recent blood work. Keep in mind that I didn't start making personal changes until mid April. Had I started earlier, I suspect that the numbers would have shown even better improvement. But I'll take what I can get!

Total cholesterol in November 2017: 158
Total cholesterol in June 2018: 145

HDL in November 2017: 38
HDL in June 2018: 42

LDL in November 2017: 94
LDL in June 2018: 86

Triglycerides in November 2017: 154
Triglycerides in June 2018: 77

Looks like I'm trending in the right direction!

Last edited by Susky2 : Fri, Jun-15-18 at 09:37. Reason: Fixed a stupid typo in the title.
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Old Sat, Jun-16-18, 00:37
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Plan: LCHF/IF
Stats: 333/187/138 Female 5'6"
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Progress: 75%
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Heading in the right direction is a whole lot of happiness
Congratulations Susky2
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Old Tue, Jun-19-18, 06:33
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Thanks! Had my check-up visit yesterday, and I'm down 20 pounds from my previous visit, which was laden with harsh words about prediabetes, BMI, and the like. This time he said that everything looked good, that my HA1C of 5.0 really couldn't get any better...and he encouraged me to continue.

Onward and, well, downward!
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Plan: Wheat Belly
Stats: 217/192.5/175 Female 5ft 2 inches
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All look good, but the improvement in triglycerides is really impressive!!
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Old Fri, Jul-06-18, 09:04
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Plan: Keto
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The weight continues to drop. I've decided to do a 16-8 IF approach in hopes of making it into the 200s by my birthday (10 pounds and less than 3 weeks away). I normally don't like combining a weight AND a date goal, but I'm making a personal exception. It won't be a failure if I don't make it, but if I do, I'll definitely do a little happy dance.

And in the NSV department, several weeks ago I decided to punch two new holes in my belt. I've been using the first of those two holes...and today I was worried that my jeans would fall down. Might be going to hole #2 soon.
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