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I Lowered My Triglycerides by Over 100 Points!

In wrapping up our week of no excuses, I’m going a bit off personal finance today to talk about health. You could argue that health is heavily related to finance because unhealthy people generally pay more for doctor visits, medications, and insurance premiums. You might remember that I’ve been having a bit of a struggle with my cholesterol and triglyceride numbers. I’ve been steadily improving, but decided to kick it up a few notches before getting blood work done last month. I almost hit the floor when I got my results and found that I had lowered my triglycerides by over 100 points! I Was Using Excuses My cholesterol has always been borderline if you look at the numbers. At first I used the excuse that it was genetic. I can’t help that my family tree has a branch growing  high cholesterol and triglycerides. After all, I exercise almost every day and don’t eat that bad. Aren’t I doing better than most people? If I’d stuck to that theory, I probably would have seen my levels increase yearly until I had to go on medication. My doctor wasn’t ready to do that last year, and we both agreed that I’d work ...

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November 2012 Goals

Time usually flies, but it seems like October was a long month. Maybe it was waiting for a renter or the buildup to Halloween. I think the next two months are going to fly. Then, holy guacamole, I will have sold my business and moved on to the next phase of my life. Wow, I have lots to do. I don’t know if I remember my goals, but let’s look back and see how I did. Blog Goals 1. Publish content at least four times a week. Pass I think I can stick to this schedule without much trouble. I’ll just make this a given, not a goal. New goal will be to do at least one guest post or blog swap a month. If anyone has been dying to have one from yours truly, this is your time to speak up. 2.Comment on at least five blogs each day, with three new ones per week.PASS. Some days are harder than others, and we will be traveling at Thanksgiving, but I think this should be easy to maintain. 3.Learn at least one new thing on WordPress per week.PASS. This week I added a contact box. I still have lots to learn. ...

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