Four months today and some great news!

Four months today and it's easy to become complacent so I had my latest health check to see if giving up smoking had made a difference to my ongoing cholesterol issues.

Great news - my cholesterol has gone from 8.6 to 4.6 in four months. After two years of low to no fat diet, giving up drinking the only thing left was to give up the ciggies and that's what's made the difference. Oh and probably the fact that I can now do an hour on the cross trainer without wanting to die!

It's made me truly realise that giving the smoking up was the right thing. Yes it's still tough but what would be tougher would be to have another heart attack!

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  • Four months today and it's easy to become complacent so I had my latest health check to see if giving up smoking had made a difference to my ongoing cholesterol issues.

    Great news - my cholesterol has gone from 8.6 to 4.6 in four months. After two years of low to no fat diet, giving up drinking the only thing left was to give up the ciggies and that's what's made the difference. Oh and probably the fact that I can now do an hour on the cross trainer without wanting to die!

    It's made me truly realise that giving the smoking up was the right thing. Yes it's still tough but what would be tougher would be to have another heart attack!

    hey trikeschick

    huge huge well done to yo u4 months is not to be sniffed at that's fantastic and great news as well about you cholesterol levels....look at you now all happy fit and healthy NSD should publish this post ...well done you :)

  • Hi trikeschick

    4 months is just amazing ....& you must feel more buzzing with the good news you got ......U sound really happy ....U must be well chuffed

    ps if u dont like football weve got a non world cup football thread you could join if you like:D

  • Well done you with your clean unclogged arteries! :D Hopefully your post will inspire newbies to bite the bullet & battle their nicotine demon.

    *Trots off to the football hating forum*

  • Wow Trikeschick, I think thats an amazing thread and so glad you are feeling possitive and healthyer, keep up the cross training its whats working for you with the cholesterol as I am in the same boat and cant seem to shift it.

  • Well done Healthy, non-smoking you.

    Jackie

  • Wooo hoooo!

    That is absolutely brilliant news Trikeschick.

    Well done you!!!

    A definite inspiration to others!

    :D

    Congrats

    xx

  • Trikeschick, what better encouragement do you need!? Well done, it's fantastic when you really see and feel a difference. You should be very proud.

    Lorraine :)

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