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  • Week 4: Going steady!

    3/19/2017 1:38:35 PM, by FIGHT_LIKEAGIRL

    It's been a month since I started SparkPeople, and I've lost 10.6lbs! (3.8 lbs this week). I'm really happy with my progress so far, but especia... Read more

  • Goals

    3/15/2017 9:16:51 AM, by ADFETTER

    As part of the New Member Challenge, I am supposed to set some goals. I had my long-term goals, but I suppose I needed some short-term goals, as ... Read more

  • Week 3: Progress!

    3/12/2017 1:58:20 PM, by FIGHT_LIKEAGIRL

    I was very disappointed in myself at the end of last week because I let myself go for two whole days, resulting in me gaining back almost all of ... Read more

  • Week 2: Well...not so great

    3/5/2017 1:53:00 PM, by FIGHT_LIKEAGIRL

    I started the week pretty strong because I was happy with my progress. However, by the end of the week, I stopped tracking my food and exercisin... Read more

  • Week 1: Success!

    2/26/2017 2:00:28 PM, by FIGHT_LIKEAGIRL

    I'm down 3.6lbs and I couldn't be more proud. I have tried weight loss hundreds of times in my life, and have been quite successful a few times,... Read more

  • Curbing my appetite and finding my groove

    2/24/2017 8:03:34 PM, by FIGHT_LIKEAGIRL

    Hi all! I feel like this first week so far has really been about getting used to the new life I am trying to create by making healthier choices.... Read more

  • Slowing down and Speeding up

    3/29/2016 11:49:57 AM, by SNOWKC

    I'm still at it! My lifting progress has really slowed down, but I feel like my fat loss progress may be speeding up. Last week, we had kin... Read more

  • 12 Weeks of Stronglifts 5x5

    3/15/2016 6:26:39 PM, by SNOWKC

    As of this week, I have been following the Stronglifts 5x5 program for 12 weeks. I do 3 heavy lifting workouts every week. I did relatively lit... Read more

  • Patience and Progress

    2/29/2016 12:55:49 PM, by SNOWKC

    Lifting Progress and Patience: As I've mentioned, I'm following a weight lifting program and have been for over 2 months now. I have no int... Read more

  • Update and Stress Management

    2/22/2016 6:59:51 PM, by SNOWKC

    I've been logging everything for 193 days! That 200 mark is rapidly approaching! Weight: moving average is 163.4 (really bouncing around fr... Read more

  • "Lifestyle" means ups and downs

    2/16/2016 6:01:32 PM, by SNOWKC

    Things have been a little nuts the last couple of weeks. Biggest obstacles: 1) Super Bowl! Broncos!!! That became a celebration that lasted a lo... Read more

  • Lifting and Losing

    2/1/2016 11:43:00 AM, by SNOWKC

    Another week of plugging away! Numbers: Weight (moving average): 162.4 Calorie deficit last week: 2567 Current Lifts (5x5): Squat... Read more

  • Check in: Lifting, Skiing, Eating

    1/25/2016 10:55:33 AM, by SNOWKC

    Last week was pretty good! I picked up a cold, which was unfortunate, but it wasn't too bad so I was mostly able to stick with my routine.... Read more

  • Wellness Check: Setting a Baseline

    1/17/2016 7:05:19 PM, by SNOWKC

    This week started with a really interesting "check in" at my new gym. They did a whole series of tests to see my fitness levels. I was pleased w... Read more

  • 2015 Wrap Up & 2016 Plan

    1/9/2016 11:31:05 PM, by SNOWKC

    So... 2015 was amazing and crazy. Long story made extremely short, I ended up with a net gain of about 4 lbs. It's good to have a year of data to... Read more

  • Post-Holiday Check In

    12/28/2015 11:39:20 AM, by SNOWKC

    I had a great week in terms of family, friends, and general happiness. I expected some serious damage to my health goals as a result. But, it ap... Read more

  • Weekly Check In: Birthday Edition

    12/21/2015 12:38:29 PM, by SNOWKC

    The holidays are in full swing! Last week, I managed a deficit of about 1075, which is underwhelming, but still something! I'm fairly pleas... Read more

  • Weekly Update: Making it fun

    12/13/2015 11:31:27 AM, by SNOWKC

    Hi everyone! This was a great week! The theme of the week for me was finding and maintaining the joy of this process. First, the numbe... Read more

  • Quick Weekly Check-in

    12/6/2015 8:41:17 PM, by SNOWKC

    This was a good week! My weight continues to jump around a lot. I think maybe I need to be more consistent with my water intake to get a better ... Read more

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    12/3/2015 11:30:41 PM, by ACOMPLETEONE80

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  • Holiday Assessment and Plan

    11/30/2015 12:18:58 PM, by SNOWKC

    I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! I definitely did! Thanksgiving Assessment: I ate at about maintenance this week, with only a ... Read more

  • 100 Days of Progess

    11/22/2015 12:03:34 PM, by SNOWKC

    For 100 days, I have tracked everything and exercised consistently. I won't pretend I've maintained strict focus or been great for the whole 100... Read more

  • Tracking & Stats Are Good for You

    11/16/2015 11:52:10 AM, by SNOWKC

    I've been on a little bit of a nutritional roller coaster the last couple of weeks. I had some out of town guests and a few celebrations. I felt... Read more

  • Halloween Check In

    11/2/2015 11:42:32 AM, by SNOWKC

    I let myself check in a little early to avoid any aberration as a result of Halloween festivities. I didn't weigh in all weekend, but I did this ... Read more

  • Late Check In...

    10/27/2015 11:02:32 AM, by SNOWKC

    75 days! I've been logging my food and working out consistently for 75 days! Last week was not great. I ended up going over on calories for ... Read more

  • Progress, Whooshes and the Let Down Effect

    10/18/2015 11:54:45 AM, by SNOWKC

    Checking in again so soon! The numbers showed strange progress this week, but I'm pretty sure they're off. They should be normal again next week... Read more

  • Belated Update

    10/15/2015 1:23:04 PM, by SNOWKC

    I had a fantastic week last week, then promptly got sick. So, that's the reason for my late update and no weigh in. But, here's an update: better... Read more

  • Slow & Steady!

    10/4/2015 6:35:44 PM, by SNOWKC

    Teeny tiny weight loss this week. 0.2 lb. A great week for nutrition and fitness though! Friday was a little bit of a splurge, but even with that... Read more

  • Checking in!

    9/27/2015 11:23:57 PM, by SNOWKC

    Mixed bag again this week. I ate pretty poorly. Basically hit maintenance. But a great week for working out. Good, strong lifting and started t... Read more

  • Bumpy Week

    9/21/2015 10:56:51 AM, by SNOWKC

    Slightly late update from last week. It was a little bumpy. Some of it was just part of the normal cycle, but some of it was football food. I... Read more

  • Fitting in My Clothes!

    9/12/2015 8:56:26 PM, by SNOWKC

    Back in it this week! I had a deficit of about 2974. But, that is including the wedding I went to last weekend where I fully ignored any attempt ... Read more

  • Pressure, Control and Eating

    9/11/2015 4:51:58 PM, by ANAJAK

    Dear Sparkfriends, I have only been lurking here for ages. Still tracking but not engaging. I fear that was an error on my part. I also wan... Read more

  • Slipping, but sticking with it

    9/7/2015 11:27:38 AM, by SNOWKC

    I slipped some this week. No weight change and a calorie deficit for the week of 2366. For some reason, I was really hungry this week. I w... Read more

  • Re-living past NSVs

    8/29/2015 11:45:00 PM, by SNOWKC

    Another good week! It wasn't perfect, but it was balanced and I came out ahead! I ate really well until Thursday, then got a little off tra... Read more

  • Good week!

    8/22/2015 10:08:32 PM, by SNOWKC

    Yay for reporting a good week! I started my new job this week, and so far so good! Aside from work itself being good so far, I'm really enj... Read more

  • Back at it! (I mean it this time!)

    8/16/2015 11:47:15 AM, by SNOWKC

    For real this time... This summer has been nuts. In an amazing way! But I kept feeling like "whew, now that that's done, I can definitely fo... Read more

  • Coming to after big changes

    8/3/2015 11:16:05 AM, by SNOWKC

    I keep thinking the big steps and transitions are dying down, and we're getting there. But this last week was a big one. I took the bar exam... Read more

  • What is health

    7/22/2015 11:47:27 AM, by GURDY007

    health should be about not having the stress of eating bad food. It is about not having my knees hurt.... Read more

  • Creating a New Normal

    7/16/2015 12:13:07 PM, by SNOWKC

    It's been a good week! Here's some progress on my goals: 1. Meal plan and cook at home. Awesome. This one is so fun. We have our kitchen ... Read more

  • Starting over?

    7/8/2015 12:04:43 PM, by SNOWKC

    I hesitate to say I'm starting over, because I don't want to diminish my past work. I don't want to forget all the hard work I put in origi... Read more

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