Well, yesterday, (Monday the 19th) was my 3 week followup with my doctor after my blood pressure fiasco. I've been taking my medication faithfully and doing a bit of walking a few times a week. Leisurely walking as per my doctor.
Yester... Read more
One Week and Counting.....
Okay - so this lifestyle change "thing" has been in progress for one week so far. Yesterday was my weigh in day and dum, da, da, dummmmmmm - 5 lbs down! YES!
Okay, so meds for high blood pressure and stopping carbonated beverages probab... Read more
Just Keep Moving Forward
So, I've been doing pretty well since my high bp diagnosis and attempt at a lifestyle change. Today makes five days that I've been working on these changes. Meals have all been good......until today. We bought BBQ plates from a church for a f... Read more
How many times can we say that? 'I'm Back'.....? I've lost count for me. This time though I am back because I have been diagnosed with high blood pressure. I was put on medication and have to wait three weeks before I can exercise. Leisurel... Read more
It's been a year....
And things aren't looking good. I was just glancing at my last blog entry and it makes me so sad. All that success, all that progress - - gone. :( The scale has been steadily rising for the past year and it breaks my heart that I let this h... Read more
Okay, so I'm really not very good about blogging this journey. I do a personal blog for our family and I guess by the time I'm entering weight stuff for me, nothing cute and witty comes to mind.
This is still not witty, but I measured myse... Read more
Okay, so the weekend wasn't very good for me. Had some family issues that drug me down. But, all in all I didn't screw things up beyond repair. I just slipped up a bit with some sweets and didn't drink enough water...Add to that my hubby has ... Read more
Just Keep'n Mov'n
That was me at step-aerobics today. Some of those moves, like The Charleston on the step, ummm, no. This body doesn't want to move that way. I think I could easily trip myself up and end up on the floor!!
Well, at least I'm not quite r... Read more
Trying to stay Inspired
That's me....trying to stay positive. Reading inspirational blog posts really helps. So, I'm only two weeks into it this time around and the scale is down 4 pounds. That's the same 4 pounds I'd already lost....I have one more to lose to get t... Read more
Okay, here I am again. No consistent exercise or dieting since November-ish. Leading a bible study at my church called, "Made to Crave," and am sincerely hoping it will help me make some progress in the weight loss department.
Today was m... Read more
Trying to get back in the saddle...
Obviously, since my last post, I've spend a lot of time assisting my parents after their home was flooded. Not a lot of time for exercise and watching what I eat. I tried to do my best though, all things considering. The work at their house w... Read more
My poor parents were flooded out of their home on Sunday. I went to see the damage yesterday. What a mess. They had 2 ft of water in their entire house. They moved in with my 21 yr old daughter who just moved out on HER own 1 1/2 weeks ago..... Read more
Still under the weather...
Boy, can't wait to feel better. I'm not eating much. Didn't have a tummy growl until this morning. BUt, I have some awesome home made chicken soup from a friend. A good healthy choice, for a sickly body. LOL It's tasty. Last night I could... Read more
Stuck in bed!
I caught a bug from somewhere. I was so ill yesterday. It was awful. Tried to have a fun day with my beautiful daughter wedding shopping, but it was cut short due to me feeling extremely ill.
I'm in bed today. I did manage to load my d... Read more
Off to a good week...
Making progress this week. Meeting all my daily exercise goals so far, and doing okay with my eating. I say okay because I know I'm not eating enough of the right things even though I'm staying in my calorie range for the most part. So, toda... Read more