A lease on a new life!

Well I thought to update everyone on what’s going on in my life lately.

Back on December 5th, 2013, one month ago today, I was rushed to Emergency via Ambulance because I passed out from not being able to catch my breath. After many tests and my 8 day stay at the hospital the team of Doctors had Diagnosed me with an Pulmonary Embolism in my lungs. A clot, starting in my legs, rose up to my lungs and blocked the main artery in my lungs, and therefor I had a terrible time trying to breath. I was also diagnosed with ‘potential’  Congestive Heart Failure, as a result of the embolism. and because of these two very serious conditions, my Gastric Bypass was cancelled. I’m now on Blood thinners and a ‘ Heart Friendly’ Diet. NO SALT, NO SUGAR.

I see my GP once a week to be weighed, have my blood pressure and blood oxygen levels checked and twice a week to have my blood (INR levels) checked due to the blood thinner medication.

As a result, I’m feeling WAY BETTER!! Thank god. I’ve lost a total of 30 pounds in 4 weeks.

Today I was able to fit once again into an old pair of jeans! yeepee!!

So as you can see and read I”m on my way to a way healthier lifestyle!

There’s nothing more motivating to make you lose weight and change your eating habits than a life threatening Health crisis.

Who knew?

Taken Jan 5 2014, fitting into my old jeans!

Taken Jan 5 2014, fitting into my old jeans!