I was just minding my own business on one fine Friday morning when my next door cubicle-neighbour came in with his blood profile results. There was a health campaign running at LG1 level whereby a few of the PMCare panel clinics / hospitals set up booths offering tests and checks to gauge our current health conditions. Suffice to say that he sparked my interest, curiosity and a little anxiety to perform the RM5 blood test as well. While I was at it, I also queued up for the BMI / fat profiling, eye test, diabetis and bone density checks. (Phew, that was a mouthful!)
BMI / fat profiling -
Doing good at the BMI section, had an almost ideal 22.6 and VFAT count of 4 (Normal).
My BMR is at 1291 kcal daily (ie can only have that much intake per day)
Body Fat at 34% (Ouch!) and that entirely explains why people have been wondering whether I am pregnant now. *heh heh heh*
The 'adik' who interpreted the results was so sweet saying;
"Inilah badan yang diidamkan semua wanita (with regards to the BMI), tapi lemak tu , ada lebih sikit. Kakak jangan lah makan lemak ayam tu, ya... But, since you are still breastfeeding, jangan bimbang. Nanti, langsinglah balik... "
Thank you, 'adik'. You're sooo sweet, please..
Eye test -
Perfect eyesight (Alhamdulillah) but highly sensitive to allergents
Diabetis / glucose level test -
5.5, but I just ate 2 hrs prior. So, that's ok.
Bone density check -
Off the chart 113.5. anything above 92 was OK. So, that means I am in Excellent condition, bone density wise.
Blood profile -
will come in this evening..
So, what does this mean for me, personally?
Well, I reacted how I knew best, I suppose. A series of HHTA (it's hangat-hangat tahi ayam, btw for the uninitiated) plans were crafted to immediately address my major issues.
For example, to address my lack of exercise and 'lemak' 'condition' ;
HHTA Plan A : I shall either ; a) swim a minimum of 4 laps, or b) do a 30-minute cardio workout at the pre-paid gym prior to going to work in the morning. (a little ambitious, but CAN be done..)
HHTA Plan B: I shall walk up the stairs from Level 5 up till Level 9 after my breakfast at the office canteen at Level 3. (Yes, it does mean that i shall take the lift from Level 3 up till Level 5, thank you very much and VERY DO-able)
HHTA Plan C : To cut down on the sugary sweet, coloured drinks (especially Teh Ais and NO MORE carbonated drinks) and stick to warm plain water aka 'sky juice'. To only drink 30-minutes after my meals , as opposed to gulping it down every 3 mouthful of food.
Others are still being crafted as I type this.. *heh heh heh*
To make the heat last a little longer, I also got an accomplice in the form of Ms Adeeb "Inul" Mustapha to walk the stairs up with me every damn working morning. *heh heh heh*.. I hope it works (for at least a week!)
-dillz blogging out-