My body was telling me things I did not want to hear. In February 2010, my doctor confirmed what my body was
telling me. My not feeling well was a result of years of neglecting my body and diet. At 62, I had developed high blood
pressure, type 2 diabetes, and my cholesterol was going through the roof. At 4' 10" and weighing 227 pounds, the
problem was in the mirror looking back at me. My doctor said, “lose weight, start eating healthy, and start exercising if you
want to live to a ripe old age". Needless to say, I was scared I wouldn't see my grandkids and great–grandkids grow up.
PAZ, A. Disponível em: www.healthandfitnessmag.com. Acesso em: 28 fev. 2012
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