It’s time to ‘get Betsy healthy’ already

I alluded to this earlier on Twitter (and wrapped it up in a quasi-humorous post over on betsywhim.com) - but I'm making some (ahem) 'lifestyle changes'. Why? Have I finally gotten tired of being overweight? Did I get some bad news from my doctor after my most recent physical? Yes and, well - not quite bad news, but not great news, either. Sure, my blood pressure's crept up over the years - but it's not enough to medicate for it, right? Right. Yes, my cholesterol isn't great, either - but on it's own, it's not enough to put me in an 'at risk' category there, either. My blood sugars? High, but not diabetic-level. Not yet, anyway. But when all three of those [Read more...]