I am finally out of the red and I am so grateful. I cannot celebrate yet though….well maybe just a little. I have been in the red for longer than I would like to admit. I was determined though, to get this under control. This reading is evidence of my efforts working. This is just the beginning. This is just one day.
My blood pressure has been a major concern. Hypertension is prevalent on both sides of my family. I realize that with my efforts I still may not be able to manage it completely on my own. Ultimately that is my goal. I am actively working to achieve that goal by managing stress where I can, paying attention to my diet, and exercising regularly. Seeing that green today was just the motivation I needed to keep going.
Check out some of the steps I have taken to date: