I wasn’t sure if I was going to put it out there, but I figured why not. I need a way to keep myself accountable.
Starting weight: 147 lbs
I’m semi-obsessed with analytics, so I figured I needed a graphical representation of my starting weight and where I stand on the BMI chart.
Well, duh. I knew that already. At only 5’2”, I figured as much. The scary part is that I’m a couple boxes away from the red numbers, or the obese category. Yikes.
I also measured my waist circumference, which is a major indicator of heart disease risk. This result is shocking. I’m considered “abdominal obese,” which is defined as a waist circumference over 35 inches. My measurement is 45 inches. I’ve always carried most of my weight in my waist and thighs, so I knew the number wasn’t going to be good. But ten inches over?!! That is bad. Really, really, really bad…especially since I have a family history of heart disease.
Time to get to work. Pronto.
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