From the day my mom suffered from TIA (Transient Ischemic Attack), and learned that I, too, have a high cholesterol, I have been vigilant on what I eat, though, admittedly I have episodes of cheat days (yes, days!) just to not feel deprived from what I am used to having. I have also been keen on what I see online and try to adapt or at least keep some good references like this chart:
So far, my blood pressure seems cooperative that it had not been over the average reading. At 39, it’s unfortunate that I already have a medicine to maintain. I still could not accept the fact that I am taking medicines already to control my cholesterol or at least keep it at the average. I guess, I have no choice but to take them religiously.