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$#%& just got real

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Well, $#%& just got real. I just found out that I have fatty liver, via an ultrasound test (oddly, the blood work done at the same time showed normal liver values - go figure). My doctor was a little light on the details of what to do about it (other than fairly generic things like improve my diet, eat more plant-based food, exercise more, lose weight, etc.). She was, however, painting a fairly ominous picture of what would happen if this progresses, leading all the way to cirrhosis, which put a good scare in me.

I've known I need to make some significant changes to really make progress in losing weight (instead of the forward & back stuff I've been stuck at the past few years). Maybe a positive thing I could make out of this scary diagnosis is to really implement some significant changes - in diet, in exercise, in attitude.

Here's to living healthier!
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  • BCHARIE
    Late to read this.... As a retired RN, I cast my vote for; you got this. I was an oncology RN but my limited knowledge of fatty liver is you can deal with it using diet. I think cholesterol lowering meds too. Probably a good sign that the blood work was within normal limits. I hate those kind of wake up calls!

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    36 days ago
  • JFAIT3
    I had that wake up call with smoking. Dentist found white spots on my tongue. Luckily not cancer yet..had surgery. Smoke free almost two years...God gave us a nudge before something worse happened! We should listen to him. He knows.
    856 days ago
  • SHASTA1991
    Amen
    856 days ago
  • RHIO3TRE
    Prayers 🙏🙏🙏
    856 days ago
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