Betsy gets healthy, part 3

Yes, this post is all about the numbers, 'cause they tell the story far more than words can do. (Sorry, there will be no 'before and after' pictures any time soon; I just don't roll that way...) Warning shots fired: 4/14/11 (annual physical) Starting gate: 5/12/11 (1st doctor's appt post-physical - see my initial post about the results.) (Check-ins along the way here and here) Now, where am I today? Blood pressure: Was 138/90, now 110/68 Resting pulse: Was 80, now 70 Blood glucose tests: All in normal range - including a Hemoglobin A1C test today that moved down almost an entire point since the first one in April. Weight: As of today, [Read more...]