- Weight lost since beginning challenge: 10 pounds. This means that in the past week I gained two pounds. I had hoped that I would have been under 200 pounds by the time of this writing. Obviously that did not happen. I am a bit frustrated because I am faithfully exercising and I am keeping up with my diet changes. That lousy weight loss wall is higher than I would like.
- Blood sugar is showing signs of improvement. It is creeping lower.
- Blood pressure: This past week this has been the one thing that has made me feel like this is all worthwhile. My blood pressure was under 120/80 four of the seven days in the week. The lowest reading was 99/62. The three days that were over 120/80 were just slightly elevated (112/87). Each of the past four day's readings have been under.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Week 4 review
The 100-Day Heart Challenge has just concluded its 4th week. Here are the results as I see them: