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Old 03-06-2006, 07:33 PM   #21
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Where'd you get the info that cholesterol doesn't matter.
Actually thats the first time I said it, Nords said it befor in his book report on the folks that actually followed people throughout their lives. One of their takeways was that cholesterol made very little difference in lifespan and health. Seems counterintuitive to me, but I already know half of everything is bullshit, and lately it seems like the other half is in danger.

I'm coming to believe that we've all got a clock, and we can change that clock a little bit, and certainly improve our health and how we feel during the course of our lives...but I really dont think popping pills, extreme diets, and magic supplements are going to do you much good in the long run. I think when these things make us feel better, its because we want to feel better.

Man, I went back and read some of my own old threads. It used to take me ten years before I noticed I was an idiot ten years ago. Now it only takes three.
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That was so sweet I just wanna hug you both.
You aint hugging nothing until I check your hands and pockets for a pair of scissors or a scalpel. And rusty knives!
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Ah, our very own "Bareback Mountain" thread, just a touch too late for the Oscars...
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Yeah...well...i'm not feeling THAT affectionate.
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Old 03-06-2006, 08:21 PM   #25
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You aint hugging nothing until I check your hands and pockets for a pair of scissors or a scalpel.* And rusty knives!
Well, I'm not hugging you as long as you have that avatar anyway.
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Oh come on, I bet you'd look great in a cowboy hat and boots....

Come one everybody sing along to the most critically acclaimed song in movies today, "It's hard to be a pimp...." *:P

...what was THAT? Menace to Society meets West Side Story? "Cuz when you're a pimp, your a pimp all the waaaaaaayyy...." *
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Props to Azanon for taking the initiative and to Cute 'n Fuzzy for responding with grace.

As Homer would say, "Mmmmmmm--manly!"
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Come one everybody sing along to the most critically acclaimed song in movies today, "It's hard to be a pimp...." :P
By far the highlight event of the entire awards program. Can't wait to buy the soundtrack!

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As far as the rest, lets just say it was more of a tiff than a squabble, and move on?
Sounds great to me! 8)

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Thanks for the nice comments guys.
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Does this make me a grouper? Sounds fishy.
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. . .PS: I'm a CFB groupie too*
That's sad. I'm sorry.
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It should be fun to append this thread in a couple of months.
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Where'd you get the info that cholesterol doesn't matter. That's at least the second time you've said that. I had a doc tell me the opposite a couple of weeks ago. Started Zetia, just in case.
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Actually thats the first time I said it, Nords said it befor in his book report on the folks that actually followed people throughout their lives. One of their takeways was that cholesterol made very little difference in lifespan and health. Seems counterintuitive to me, but I already know half of everything is bull****, and lately it seems like the other half is in danger.

I'm coming to believe that we've all got a clock, and we can change that clock a little bit, and certainly improve our health and how we feel during the course of our lives...but I really dont think popping pills, extreme diets, and magic supplements are going to do you much good in the long run. I think when these things make us feel better, its because we want to feel better.
Hmm, Eagle, what's your doc's relationship with Zetia? "Just in case."

You can go back and read the thread, but essentially an eight-decade study of three groups of mainly WASPs has determined that cholesterol had no bearing on their successful aging. So if you're a WASP born in the 1910-20s in one of those demographics then you might care.

But otherwise I'm not sure that's a good fact when taken out of context.

C-reactive protein might be much more important than cholesterol.

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Old 03-07-2006, 11:22 AM   #35
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Nah, that'll be debunked in a study in 20 years, right after the article "Broccolli...the silent killer" comes out.

Dont try to fool me with that 'cauliflower' **** either. Its just white broccolli. :P
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You can go back and read the thread, but essentially an eight-decade study of three groups of mainly WASPs has determined that cholesterol had no bearing on their successful aging.* So if you're a WASP born in the 1910-20s in one of those demographics then you might care.

But otherwise I'm not sure that's a good fact when taken out of context.

C-reactive protein might be much more important than cholesterol.
"Cholesterol" is a pretty sweeping term. It's the low-density small particles that are proven to be bad stuff. High-density cholesterol is very good stuff. And the old-school total cholesterol counts didn't distinguish.

CRP is just a marker for inflamation, and the inflamation is a side-effect of LDL.
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"Cholesterol" is a pretty sweeping term.* * It's the low-density small particles that are proven to be bad stuff.* *High-density cholesterol is very good stuff.* * And the old-school total cholesterol counts didn't distinguish.

CRP is just a marker for inflamation, and the inflamation is a side-effect of LDL.
What is this cholesterol stuff? This thread is supposed to be a celebration of the new love between Azanon and CFB.

And yeah, I agree with the guy above, should be fun to revisit this in a few months.

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CRP is just a marker for inflamation, and the inflamation is a side-effect of LDL.
CRP = Conference Room Pilot.

Gawd, I'm starting to mix cholesterol acronyms with work crap :P
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Ick. Had a former employee send me an email today complaining about r&r (ranking and rating, the review process) and I spent about 2 minutes thinking "r&r? This guys cranky about rest and relaxation?!?". Then he mentioned 'work weeks' (the company measurement for when things get done...as in "it'll be done in WW42". And the 165 mail messages in his inbox.

I feel behind when I've got 4 in my inbox now. I dont even know what day of the week it is. I thought it was still february up until yesterday.

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I dont even know what day of the week it is. I thought it was still february up until yesterday.

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Yeah, I'm like that, too. Only I still work.
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