Hi Beth and welcome to the team! Glad you took the time to introduce yourself. I had never had to deal with high blood pressure until about a year ago. I was at my heaviest weight ever and just about maxed out on stress. I too realized it was time for a lifestyle change. I wish you best of luck and know you will do great! Post anytime you need anything; this is a great group! beth
If it's amazing, it won't be easy. If it's easy it won't be amazing. If it's worth it you won't give up. If you give up you're not worth it.
"Fear & doubt knocked on the door; Faith & Courage answered & there was no one there" ~ Jordan Wirzs
Hi, Beth and welcome to the team and the best wishes on your weight loss journey.
PAT FROM NC
HE GIVES POWER TO THE FAINT, AND TO THOSE WHO HAVE NO MIGHT HE INCREASES STRENGTH. EVEN THE YOUTH SHALL FAINT AND BE WEARY, AND THE YOUNG MEN SHALL UTTERLY FALL; BUT THEY WHO WAIT UPON THE LORD SHALL RENEW THEIR STRENGTH; THEY SHALL MOUNT UP WITH WINGS AS EAGLES, THEY SHALL RUN, AND NOT BE WEARY, AND THEY SHALL WALK, AND NOT FAINT.
Hello everyone! Just wanted to take a minute and introduce myself! I'm a Christian, happily married for 19 yrs. (June 4th). I spent 13 yrs. in retail before leaving that field. I will be 43 yrs. old June 10th. I have been dealing with being overweight all my life.Due to a disability, it has always been a challenge. But, now I simply must make permanent changes in my life due to the diagnosis of High Blood Pressure. It started 2 yrs. ago with my physician and I just monitoring it. A few months ago, she finally decided I should be put on medication. I started out taking Lisoprel 10mgs/day. A few weeks later I went back to the Dr. and there had been only a slight change. So, she increased the dosage to 20mgs. I have taken steps to deal with my weight issues and hope to have it under control soon. In the meantime, I look forward to meeting all of you! Beth
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