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!!!


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

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

    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.

  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:)

    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.

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

    1. Thanks Linda! It is going pretty well.

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

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

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

  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.

    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.

  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!

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

  9. 6 pounds is awesome, congrats!

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

  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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