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Three Foods For Your Diet To Help You Lower Your Blood Pressure

My dad and I were talking on the phone the other day, and he mentioned his high blood pressure. He’s a smoker and has been a drinker, so that is definitely part of the problem of course. He’s in his 60’s now, and while he’s always been in relatively good health, life is starting to catch up to him. I can’t help but think about how it’s going to catch up to me soon, too. Of course, thee are things we can both do to focus on staying healthier, and since I too am a smoker, focusing on tips for helping to lower blood pressure (and checking erectile dysfunction info) would be a goo start.

There are actually foods that you can eat as part of your diet that can help to lower your blood pressure. If you eat the right foods, you’re also taking out the wrong foods at the same time. It would be interesting to know how much of an effect these foods could have on a person’s diet. I looked up some of these foods, and I’m going to give you three important choices for your diet.

Before I give you three individual foods, I also want to suggest that a vegan or vegetarian diet is actually recommended for lowering blood pressure. That should tell you quite a bit about what to expect when searching out foods that lower blood pressure. Bananas and white potatoes are two choices. I’m going to make you smile with the third suggestion. It is dark chocolate.

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DREAMS AND SACRIFICE

Last night, hubby and I talked about dreams: dreams growing inside my heart, threatening to explode, dreams Dan has given up to make our family and marriage a reality, selfishness inside me, willingness of sacrifice, tears, hugs, communication, and amazing connection and oneness. I truly married the best man for me and there is not a shadow of a doubt that I married theĀ wrong person; in fact, I’ve always believed in soul mates and I’m confident I found and married mine, despite over 2,500 miles and state lines keeping us apart for the first 20 years of my life.

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I have a dream of becoming a kindergarten teacher. Dan has a dream of making it big in the surf industry, because he is hands down blessed with some of the most amazing revolutionary surf skills which include being out on the water, and shaping the boards people surf on. He’s an inspiration and blows me away with his talent and gifts, and he has given those up (for now) to make our family a reality. His dream of a strong marriage and financial stability outweighs his own personal dream to live in the surf industry.

I knew Dan made sacrifices for us, for what we have and hope to have in the future, but I never felt what he felt until recently, about how sacrifices must be made. Marriage was the biggest dream of my heart until I met Dan, and he has made that dream a reality for me. Our marriage is my number one priority (after my relationship with the Lord) and my number one dream, and I must remember that when I fight to make my own personal dream a reality. Yes, my husband must be supportive of me and I must be supportive of him: we are a team now, but sometimes the dream of a family, financial stability, and good health outweigh the desire to do something on my own (with him by my side). We are going to both be praying about my desire to teach for the next month or so, but I feel like after last night’s talk, I am content to push on through this journey to the point where my health is at least under control so the next step – babies – can be achieved. That is our dream and that’s what matters most.

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