My Cardiac CT Calcium Scoring Experience

Several years ago, I randomly came across the movie The Widowmaker on Netflix.  It was very informative and quite frankly concerning but not shocking as I was already solidly skeptical of many aspects of healthcare and modern dietary recommendations.  About a year ago the screening identified in the movie, the calcium score (also called coronary artery calcium score, cardiac CT or CAC) resurfaced on my insulin resistance/ketogenic journey.  I made a mental note to put that on my list of things to check out about myself.  I recently found a radiology center where I  was able to have a scan performed as a self-pay customer without a physician’s referral.

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Redux Round Three: Affirmations and Why’s

Observations 2.0 inspired me to update my affirmations and why’s!

Believe it. Say it. Repeat it. Repeat often!

 

Affirmations

  • I own everything I say, do and think
  • My daily choices support building physical and mental health and wellness
  • My health is an investment, not an expense
  • I make healthy food choices to express love and respect for myself
  • My self talk is friendly, loving, supportive and accepting
  • Movement and exercise are blessings
  • I create thoughtful pauses in order to bring forth calmness and remain less reactive
  • I express gratitude daily, throughout my day, for all things big and small

Why’s

  • Normalize glucose tolerance and insulin resistance
  • Decrease the impact of degenerative and age-related diseases
  • Decrease inflammation
  • Heal my body physically and mentally
  • Strengthen my body physically and mentally
  • Lose body fat
  • Preserve brain function and cognition
  • Minimize my need to become a patient
  • Inspire and teach others how to be better and healthier

Believe it. Say it. Repeat it. Repeat often!

More to come…..