Kinda A Brag

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by DDD, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. DDD

    DDD Well-Known Member

    Close to a year ago I set a goal weight and have been slowly dropping a pound here and there. Today I had another MD appointment and had my mind on bone density, HDL/LDL etc. On the way into see the Dr. the nurse said "step on the scale please". I did......and OOILA! I have reached my goal. Yeah Me! DDD
  2. 1905

    1905 Well-Known Member

    Congratulations!!!!!! I'm happy for you!
  3. donna723

    donna723 Well-Known Member

    Congratulations, DDD! I'm proud of you!
  4. hearts and roses

    hearts and roses Mind Reader

    This is awesome! Congratulations!! Slow and steady wins the race~
  5. DammitJanet

    DammitJanet Well-Known Member Staff Member

    DDD, I am so proud of you! I know how hard that is so go girl, go!
  6. Nancy

    Nancy Well-Known Member Staff Member

    That's something to celebrate and I'm proud of you. It's hard at our age to lose those pounds so this is even more impressive.

    How was the bone density? I have to do that soon, I am way overdue. I have been monitored every two years and since I began taking actonel I actually increased my bone density. But I let my prescription run out last year and didn't have the test done because of our high medical bills with difficult child's rehab so I'm a little worried that I may have lost what I gained.

  7. buddy

    buddy New Member

    I agree, YEAH YOU!!!!!:bravo:
  8. cubsgirl

    cubsgirl Well-Known Member

    Great job and congratulations!!!
  9. LittleDudesMom

    LittleDudesMom Well-Known Member Staff Member


    Great Work!!! Brag Away.....most of us know how tough it is. Hope there's a new outfit for you this season!
  10. gcvmom

    gcvmom Here we go again!


    'Nuf said.
  11. Signorina

    Signorina Guest

    Terrific! :)
  12. DDD

    DDD Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the enthusiastic reenforcement, guys!

    Nancy I'm taking a different medication (started two weeks ago) and am now trying to get myself psyched to start going to the gym for bone density issues and to tone up. My intentions to walk are always to walk, lol, but I just don't do it!

    I'm also trying not to get paranoid about avoiding falls....although I am totally not feeble and am sure footed. The idea of having a vulnerability is messing with my head. I'm also adding calcium/D supplement to my diet. I asked the Dr. if my medication promoted new growth (I think you said yours did) and he said that the medication removes the outer covering (I gather it kinda dies?) and then allows interior of the bone to generate itself making it stronger. Due to finances (Sigh...darn difficult child's) I did not go with the newer more expensive medication. on the other hand I just can not imagine myself being immobile or in need of care so I'm highly motivated to find the $$'s needed. I understand.

    Eating healthily and exercising, popping a couple of pills and trying to make sure that I don't trip over Ace are my goals for 2012. That darn dog has a way of getting in the way like you wouldn't believe. I've convinced myself to buy a couple of night lights so I can see where to heck he is at night. Thanks all. DDD
  13. Star*

    Star* call 911


    down with the scale-----man.......dratted scale.......big ole liars.
  14. Steely

    Steely Active Member

    Awesome!!!!!!!!! So happy for you!
  15. Estherfromjerusalem

    Estherfromjerusalem Well-Known Member

    DDD, that's wonderful! Hats off to you!

    Love, Esther
  16. InsaneCdn

    InsaneCdn Well-Known Member


    Ace wouldn't be black, or dark brown, now, would he?
    Our first dog was a mostly-black tri-color.
    Second was black.
    3&4 are black.

    Tripping over dogs? even in daylight... if I'm in the basement, or down a hallway where there isn't natural light.
    Lets just say we go through LOTS of night-light-bulbs!

    Was looking for florescent (sp?) collars... so I can tell where they are when I take them out at night. Not a problem in winter, but on a dark, rainy summer night, they vanish from view pretty quickly, even on the end of a 6 ft leash!