Tuesday, July 2, 2013

My Weigh - Great Weight Loss!!!!

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The new diet is going well!  I have not had any cravings, except last night.  I wanted pickles.  They don't have a problem with the carbs, it's the salt.  I ate three pickle wedges.  I was then worried that it would mess with my weigh-in today.   I knew I had been doing really well and I was afraid when I got on the scale this morning, I would not see a good loss.  Well, surprise, surprise!!!  

I also stopped at the blood pressure machine at the grocery store yesterday to just take a quick check on my blood pressure.  I have been on two meds since last year.  

I went on the first med several years ago.  At the time I went on it I was wearing a size 4 and walking at least 3 miles a day.  

With both meds my blood pressure had been hovering around 120/80.  When I checked it yesterday it was, drum roll please, 98/71.  

I am hoping to get off at least one blood pressure med when I go back to the doctor.  I am also planning on getting off the cholesterol medicine he put me on last year.  My cholesterol wasn't that high, he just thought I should go ahead and take it as a preventative.

Thanks Jorge Cruise!!




Loss 23 pounds total

Starting weight - 184.5
Week one - 180.0
Week two - 179.5
Week three - 179.0
Week four - 178.5
Week five - 177.0 
Week six - 176.0
Week seven - skipped, was on vacation
Week eight - 181.5  
Week nine - 174.0
Week ten - 172.5
Week eleven - 172.0
Week twelve - 171.5
Week thirteen - 170.5
Week Fourteen - 172.0
Week Fifteen - 167.5
Week Sixteen - 169.5
Week Seventeen - 168.5
Week Eighteen - 168.0
Week Nineteen - 167.5
Week Twenty - 161.50

I lost 6 pounds this week!!

Now Heading For The 150's!!!!  Maybe next week??!!!


Warning scale is 3 pounds light!  





Pay no attention to the ugly feet!!!





21 comments:

  1. 4.5 lbs loss is AWESOME!!!! Congrats!!! :)

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  2. WAIT!~ I READ IT WRONG! SIX POUNDS! Even better! And even better than that, your bp reading!!! WOO HOOO!

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    1. Yes I went back and added the amount to make it easier to read. I am so excited!! I really didn't expect this big of loss after already watching things for so long. I really expected 3-4 pounds. I know it will slow down in the next week or so, but I don't care.

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  3. Hi Betty - when I see weight loss numbers like those posted I think of the end of the Wizard of Oz...melting, melting...what a cruel and terrible world...why does everything bad, have to happen to me? No...I'm not comparing you to the witch, it's just that you're vanishing so quickly:)

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    1. My husband called me "skinny", yesterday when he went out the door to go to work. That was nice. I think I am melting away.

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  4. YAY!! You are doing great Betty!! CONGRATS big time!! :)

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    1. Thanks Linda! It is going pretty well.

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  5. Always fun to read about someone else's success.

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  6. That is awesome Betty...WOOT....!!!!

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    1. Thanks Launna, I do think it is pretty awesome too!!!

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  7. Holy smokes,6 lbs, that is great Betty! I tend to crave salty things so once in a while I will have a pickle just to get the salt and crunch. It sure is better than eating a whole bag of potato chips.

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    1. It was a remarkable week. I really am enjoying this diet. Pickles are one of my favorites. And it is so much better than eating the bag of potato chips.

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  8. Awesome!!! You are inspiring me to hang on! My first week of low carb, I've lost 7 lbs. So far, no cravings and I'm really staying busy. Have a great July 4th!

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    1. Sherry, good luck! I hope you stick with it. I really think it is the way to lose weight.

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  9. 6 pounds is awesome, congrats!

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    1. Thanks, Ann! I don't know if it will keep up at that pace.

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  10. I just found your blog. Nice weight loss! I've got the BFC books by Jorge Cruise and just bought The 100. Looking forward to following your journey.

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  11. What if all the links in directory can not provide the solution?

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Thanks!!! Betty