Monday, February 11, 2008

Week 1 Update

Week 1...I look pretty good already don't I?!?!?!

OK forget that, no rude comments!

Last week I made it to the gym 5 times...In Maria's words, "YEAH ME!!"
(I didn't say I worked out 5 times...visiting in the change room is still going to the gym right?)

Yes, I did work out, heart rate up 30-50 minutes each time.

I also lowered the salt in my diet dramatically. I checked my BP on automatic machines (not my favorite) a number of times. 
Some what sporadic...still too high, BUT averaged, MUCH lower than at the Dr.'s office, so I will keep going and check in next Monday with you all. 
Thank you all for your prayers, encouragement, and Faith.

I will also go to get my blood work etc. done this week...let you know about that later.

11 comments:

Amy said...

Great job Jen!
Excercising really is such a struggle for most...shows a lot of your commitment level to keep going! Impressive!!

Williams Family Blog said...

Yeah God!!!
Glad your blood pressure is leveling out. Wow - thats awesome, you got there 5 days last week even with the two snow days.
Maybe I'll see you tomorrow.

Rhonda said...

Good for you!!! (I don't think I'd want to work out next to you in the gym, looking like that - wow!)

Do you have a follow-up appt a the dr?

Holly said...

Excellent Jenny! Good for you! Keep us up to date.

Jen said...

Thanks Everyone.

Rhonda, I do have another appt. booked sometime in March....I think it is after March break but will have to dig out my card. Jianna gets her booster that trip too. They better take my blood pressure before her needle...her tears could send the numbers to the roof.

Tamatha said...

Hey Jen.....they have "Mrs. Dash" a yummy line of spices that can be used instead of salt:o)

Cheryl said...

way to go Jen, its tough to work out. On average I get there 2-3 times a week. I don't like getting up at 5:45 am to do it, but.... no pain , no gain ( I mean lose!)
Way to go girl

Tammy said...

5 times? Wow!!!! I am good if I get there twice a week. I really hate it but once I'm there It's ok!!!? I just try to think of the results. You go Girl!!!!

Shari said...

I commend you - I need a push out the door to get back into working out. Why is it so hard to do... we all love the end results.. both physically and emotionally... But actually doing it is a huge set.

Jen, Keep up the great work!!

~*Rebecca*~ said...

YAY JEN!!!!

That is so cool...I am so blessed with you perseverance...
I love your faith....
PRAISE GOD!!!

I pray you continue to press in like you are..
And thank you by the way for the wonderful chat on the phone today..I am so unbelievably siked....
WOOHOO!!!

AMEN..

~*Rebecca*~ said...

WOW JEN..

YAY!! WOOOHOO!! WAAAHOOOO!!!!!
HEHEHEHEHEHE!!!!!!HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!
PRAISE GOD....

YOu faith gets me so excited and why shouldn't you get a staning ovation when you are putting God's word 1st and in action...

HAHA!!!
Bless you like crazy....
and thank you so much for the wonderful conversation on the phone today....
I am blessed beyond measure...and SUPER EXCITED!!!
AMEN!!!
HAHA!!!
Blessings..