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Day 4 - Each Day Gets Better

Each day gets better. Not only does my love for my girlfriend grow stronger every day, the chest pain I've been feeling for the past week is starting to go away. Today is the first day I feel that I can do anything and move about without the chest pain bothering me.

When I woke up this morning (pretty late) it felt different. I wasn't feeling any discomfort in my chest anymore -- or at least it's not like it used to be. Now I'm enjoying this day like I used to enjoy everyday with virtually no pain in my chest.

I also had a very nice IM conversation with my love -- who also commented on my first day post -- and all I can say is that my day is going very well. I hope the coming days are more like this day, and that the road to reversing diabetes and hypertension would be as nice as this day.

If there's something that I need to get through which will take more out of me than anything else I've ever done is saying "no" to a lot of the food that I used to eat. The diet is pretty minimal -- because the food that diabetics and hypertensive people shouldn't eat are the same food I shouldn't eat in order for me to 1) lose weight 2) control the blood sugar 3) avoid the high blood pressure 4) live healthy. Not to mention there are absolute no-no's like coffee (goodbye Starbucks), tea (goodbye C2), and alcohol (goodbye Heineken).

More about that in the coming days. Right now I need to prepare for lunch -- which would be oatmeal with fruits. Yum.

Until tomorrow.

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