Saturday, August 02, 2014
I couldn't believe the scale today...
About 4 weeks ago, my health provider told me that I was doing so well with controlling my diabetes and blood pressure that she needed to LOWER my dosages on 2 of my medications.
I was excited, knowing that this was another step in getting off medications, which is one of my goals!
Unfortunately, I've had 8 pounds creep back on me since then. I've tried to be extremely careful with my food intake, and I even got extra exercise while on my 2 week vacation to my hometown.
I know that the med changes are probably the main culprit for the weight gain, however, it doesn't make it any easier to get those pounds back off!
I promised myself that I would be totally honest when I re-joined SP, and today I have to change my weight loss ticker. That's tough. I was kinda proud of what I have accomplished.
I started this current journey, in Sept. '13, at 225 and today I am 198. Down 27 pounds.
I had an A1C level of 13 and it's now (amazingly!!) 5.6! "normal"
I'm more aware of my body, my portions, what I eat, when I eat, and how I eat.
I don't want to stop and give up! I'm in this for the long run, and I still have the same health and lifestyle goals. I'm not giving up....