Posts Tagged: triglycerides

No need to get all physical

Welp, it’s that time of year again. The obsessing. The imagination running wild. It’s all about to come true. Or not. Either way, there’s no need to get all physical about it. That’s someone else’s job, actually. Now that I’m in my declining years (bell curve it, peeps), I faithfully go for my annual checkup with… Read more »

Bloody good report

“Give it to me straight, doc, will I live?” Apparently so. The final tests are back and not only do I have blood, but a lot of it is good. There’s rarely any excitement or mystery going in for my annual checkup except my blood work. Those are numbers I eagerly await with hope and… Read more »

Sugar, sugar

Well now that’s just perplexing. As with many things in life, the results of my blood test were a mixture of good and bad news. I was pleased to see continued improvement of my overall cholesterol levels. The number is still in the borderline area, but is markedly down from two years ago and keeps… Read more »

Lesser of two evils?

A couple of years ago, I had my first physical in some time and got a pretty positive report card.  A little high in the cholesterol, a touch above on triglycerides and an otherwise solid result. As a result, I cut out my beloved Coca-Cola (usually a two-liter per week) and finally cut back on… Read more »