Wednesday, September 18, 2013
That commercial is growing on me. LOL
Just got back from a Doc appt. I had went in there with my ankle being sore. It hurts to do umping jacks and I didn't want to injure it further doing the Shred. My concern was the bump just above my ankle that when you touch it, my whole foot goes numb. Turns out that was a fatty tissue pressing on my nerves so when I shave my legs or scratch there, it presses the nerve to tingles.
But her concern was no longer my ankle.
Nope, high blood pressure.
Dang it. I knew that bad eating would catch up to me. The butter pecan or chunky monkey placed in my lap almost nightly by loving family members. Perhaps they think I'm not serious because I haven't really allowed them to think otherwise. Almost weekly trips eating out with a few beverages? Yup, they all added up and it showed through with shiney BIG numbers on the cuff readings.
Heart rate up, blood pressure up, and weight up.
She looked at me and said "and you want no meds?"
I guess I thought it was the stress of hubby and I teetering on divorce. I guess I thought it was the stress of finals and moving and once I got settled into a life of normalcy again it would go away. I guess I thought once I got my blood pressure under control, it would just stay that way.
I guessed: WRONG!!
It is clearly hereditary from my loving father (thanks Dad), my weight/eating habits and I clearly didn't have a handle on it.
She's giving me until the new year. Fair enough.
Get my weight down and fitness minutes up.
This is my new lifestyle
This is my new motivation
No more "oh, I've been good" or eh, "it's just one more day"...man those days all catch up to you.
So Jillian and I .... we be Shredding.
My shoes and I....we still be running.
and the war against the teenage mutant ninja fat cells wages on!!!