Results: With my steady combination of exercise, diet and medication, I was able to lower my total cholesterol from 308 to 195 points and triglyceride levels from 277 to 152 in two months.
Exercise Likes: The trainers, of course! I enjoy boxing, stretches, rowing , and squats while in the studio. I enjoy doing yoga and meditation, as well as long walks in nature otherwise.
Exercise Dislikes: Looking in the mirror while working out and exercises requiring too much coordination!
What Motivates You: Feeling better physically and mentally by having more energy, clarity and confidence motivates me. Knowing that I am responsible for my own health and body, I need to take care of me!
Greatest Challenge: Food shopping and altering favorite recipes to be healthier.
Most Proud of: Making my health and self care a priority.
Advice for Others: I love quotations and have many to inspire me. A few favorites are “Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork.” – English Proverb and “Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” – Edward Stanley