"CB" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected] > Fat ankles could be a sign of congenital heart failure. Sitting on her > keester all day without exercise makes one lazy, mentally and physically. > > After selling my landscape bidniz I gained a few lbs. (50 over 6yrs.). My > ankles were like ham hocks. I'm glad to say I've since walked most of it > off. When I can fit into my old wetsuit I'll know for sure. Atkins works and > donating blood helps to reduce the chance of heart attack by half. My total > cholesterol went from 254 down to 203. My LDL is just above normal (130). > Coincidentally my date to donate again was Friday. I'll be donating > tomorrow, so should you. > > CB > Donating blood is good for the heart. Recent studies have shown that men who > gave blood three times a year reduced their risk of a heart attack by more > than 50 percent. > > Recent studies have also shown that donating blood can reduce the chance of > certain types of cancer in men. > I am glad to know that, thank you. I believe I will start giving blood.