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Friday, September 17, 2010

So I went to the doctor today. First time I've seen a non-psych doctor in at least 5 years. It went okay. My blood pressure was *really* high (for me) for some strange reason. Lower than usual on the bottom, but the top number was higher than even the reading I got before I started eating better and exercising. I'm going to chalk it up to a faulty machine and just keep an eye on it.

But more importantly, my weight had gone down a bit more. I suppose I should be cautious, given the anomalous reading on the blood pressure machine. But I would rather just assume it's correct, because it means I get my second reward for losing weight.

I had written it down as 'two CDs' but I decided to grab a CD and a book I've been looking forward to. The book is 'The Spirit Thief' by Rachel Aaron. A woman handed me the first two or three chapters of the book as a sample at Dragon*Con. I didn't expect it to be any good, but I was really engaged by it within just a paragraph or two. I can't wait to read it. Hopefully it holds up to a full read.

So, things are going well. Assuming my weight reading wasn't just a fluke. ;)
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  • DOCTORWHO24
    Congrats on the loss! Hope the book turns out to be a good read! Keep up the fantastic work! emoticon emoticon
    3417 days ago
  • MCBETH
    I agree with Caroljean, a LOT of people's BP goes up when they go to the doctors. I work in doctors office from high school until the early 90's. We ran into that a lot.

    Sounds like an awesome reward. Shoot me a PM and tell me about it.

    Way to go on the weight loss emoticon
    3418 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/17/2010 8:40:00 PM
  • CAROLJEAN64
    Congrats on the weight loss and the rewards you gave yourself. As far as the blood pressure, sometimes people get anxious in the doctor's office and get higher readings.
    I would believe the scale!!!
    3418 days ago
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