I'm so pleased to share with the group that since I started on my fitness journey on November 14, in just over a month, I dropped my BP reading to a healthy 120/80, my sugar is sub 100 and dropped at least 6 lbs off my weight. I've still got ways to go, but am very pleased at the progress made thus far. Thanks for all the inspiration I draw from this website. My best wishes to everyone for a fit, healthy life.
This post was described earlier as inspirational and vital. I'd like to be able to post, very soon, how a discussion thread like this turned my current situation around.
Reason I say that is because I'm 43 years old, leading a life of a sedentary desk worker, who hasn't renewed his gym membership after it lapsed a couple of months ago, eats a lot when stressed out (needless to say all the wrong kind of foods), weighs 85 kgs (roughly 170lbs) for a height of 5'7". I stopped fitting into any of my work clothes a few weeks ago and my entire wardrobe is undersized for me now. Additionally, I've got the beginnings of stress-related psoriasis which has literally been eating into my self-esteem and causing me social embarrassment. I feel I'm several decades older than I really am, and look the part !
I will resolve to take steps here and now, especially after reading posts by coach, an,_248903, hornlaw and above all, Rich, who's been kind enough to not just read the posts, but also comment on and leave inspirational notes for each of them. Thank you all and look forward to be able to post a very positive note soon. Off I go, it's still only 9:50am where I live, and it's time to move those really dormant muscles.View Thread