Monday, November 15, 2010

A loss....

I went to the doctor today for a blood pressure check-up. I was excited to find out that I have lost 11 pounds. I was very happy. Unfortunately my BP was borderline again today but then again I have caught a virus. Right now I am pouring with sweat. In about an hour, I will have chills. My head hurts off and on and I did not sleep much last night.

What have I been doing because I have not been exercising at all? I do not eat out but once a week now. Occasionally it may be twice if we have a busy day. I pack my own lunch to school most days. I also have cut back my sodas to one can a day. I eat chips sometimes but in pre-portioned bags. See , if I open a big bag of chips. I will eat the entire bag without realizing it. Has it been hard? Really it has not.

Even when we cook at home, it does not mean I am cooking 100% healthy but cooking unhealthy occasionally at home is still less calories and fat than eating out most places. I used to eat lunch out everyday. Today was the first time I have been to Chick-Fil-A in months and then I only bought a sandwich. Nothing else.

So I am happy. Happy enough that when I feel better I am going to slowly incorporate some more exercise again.

3 comments:

The Brown Recluse said...

Yay!

Little changes can make big differences!

Hope you get rid of the virus soon!

That corgi :) said...

good for you Becky!! and you are going about it the right way by making changes that you can live with!! I bet once you get back to the exercise, that will help your blood pressure too!! hope you feel better soon!

betty

Marcia said...

I need you to help me walk, and You need me... even though we live states away, we need to encourage each other daily and walk. Maybe we can think of something?? THink about it at least?