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Cardiologist discharged me!

Old 10-01-21, 03:09 PM
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Cardiologist discharged me!

Cardiologist discharged me today. After she scared the devil out of me 3 years ago... And, cleared me for whatever heart rate in exercise I can tolerate... I'm 58, and 140 pounds lighter than 3 years ago. Resting heart rate was 105 to 110, now 57 to 62... No more pills, not even gout meds!

I'm happy! Now to get this ankle fixed...
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Old 10-01-21, 03:17 PM
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Old 10-01-21, 03:28 PM
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140 pounds lost! That's like cycling alone rather than with another person on your bike with you. Congratulations
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Old 10-01-21, 04:13 PM
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Big steps. Great change. Congratulations, zjrog .
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Old 10-01-21, 07:16 PM
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Old 10-01-21, 07:46 PM
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Old 10-01-21, 08:55 PM
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Excellent! Great success story.
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Old 10-01-21, 09:30 PM
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Old 10-01-21, 10:10 PM
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Bravo!!! Looks like you will be back in the saddle... FANTASTIC!!!

I am sure it's been hard work...
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Old 10-02-21, 07:34 AM
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Congrats, quite an accomplishment, have a blast!
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Old 10-02-21, 07:52 AM
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Old 10-02-21, 09:15 AM
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Impressive!

Yes, get the ankle working well. Hopefully it's not bothering you too much and keeping you off your bike any. All I can offer for that is pedal in the easy gears.
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Old 10-02-21, 01:20 PM
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Well done you👍

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Wow! I'm sure it has been quite the journey! Congratulations!
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Old 10-02-21, 03:59 PM
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Old 10-05-21, 11:30 AM
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Congrats. Enjoy.
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Old 10-05-21, 01:44 PM
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Old 10-05-21, 06:16 PM
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Old 10-06-21, 02:35 AM
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Old 10-06-21, 04:00 AM
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You’re definitely headed in the right direction! Hopefully for you it’s sustainable and your healthier habits will be the new norm. A resting heart rate 100+ wouldn’t have lasted very long!!! Glad the doc got your attention.
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Old 10-06-21, 04:37 PM
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Discharged??? Now whadd'ya gonna do for a job?
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Old 10-06-21, 05:54 PM
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It is better to know a good cardiologist and not need one than to need one and not know one.

Paraphrased from George "King" Stahlman's bail bond service, "Better to know me and not need me than to need me and not know me."
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Originally Posted by zjrog View Post
Cardiologist discharged me today.
140 pounds lighter than 3 years ago. ..
Congrats. I'm minus 85. 51 pounds were in 3 months and the anniversary on that is in a month.
I only weight 142 now
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Old 10-18-21, 04:30 PM
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To the OP, how did you do it?
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Old 10-19-21, 06:06 AM
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To the OP, how did you do it?
First; EXCELLENT! Second; What bike eagle said....
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