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Now, this was a shocker for me, because all through pregnancy I could eat nothing but cucumbers, lettuce, and sometimes bananas because I had extreme sensitivity to taste and smell. I couldn't imagine how I could have managed to get high cholesterol on that diet!
My doctor was horrified at the numbers and said I will need to be on medication for life. But I didn't want that, so I asked her, "Can we wait for 30 days before starting the medication?". She said she doesn't see anything changing in 30 days, but if I could improve my diet and exercise and if my cholesterol went down, she would think about it.
Of course, I couldn't "improve" upon cucumbers, lettuce, and bananas! And my child was an infant, so I had no time to cook for myself or go to the gym. I was enjoying eating food after a long time, so I was mostly ordering in food, and often even...