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  • Undoing the damage

    6/27/2016 12:12:35 PM, by SNOWKC

    I made great progress and met goals in the last week: 1) I officially un-did the damage from my vacation! Two weeks to put it on, two weeks ... Read more

  • Reboot time!

    6/14/2016 5:55:13 PM, by SNOWKC

    I just got back from an amazing trip to Hawaii! We met our new little nephew and relaxed and had a wonderful time! I always struggle a little on ... Read more

  • 20 Weeks of Stronglifts + New Goals

    5/17/2016 12:19:58 PM, by SNOWKC

    I officially followed Stronglifts 5x5 for 20 weeks. I'm moving on to a new thing, not because this program stopped working, but because a fantas... Read more

  • Day 1 of my 28 day challenge.

    5/16/2016 9:59:20 AM, by PATTIOPERA

    I'm back to try again. I've been inspired by The Engine 2 Diet and Eat to Live to eat plant strong for 28 days. I'm not giving up. I will cont... Read more


    5/11/2016 11:44:41 PM, by SIGMA1208

    After being on KETO for a couple of months, I can fin... Read more

  • Lifting goals and steady progress

    5/9/2016 12:18:51 PM, by SNOWKC

    I haven't blogged in a while because there's not a ton to report. Lifting update: After having to deload twice on my overhead press and s... Read more


    5/9/2016 12:00:03 AM, by NORMAQUE

    It is Mother's Day and I sat here with my 31 year old coffee cup that 5 year old Todd gave me thinking about all the fun times, the hard times an... Read more


    5/9/2016 12:00:03 AM, by NORMAQUE

    It is Mother's Day and I sat here with my 31 year old coffee cup that 5 year old Todd gave me thinking about all the fun times, the hard times an... Read more

  • MOTHER'S DAY 2016

    5/8/2016 11:43:22 PM, by NORMAQUE

    WOW what a day for me. It wasn't anything special really because my son's are grown and far away. I am in Arizona and they are in Oklahoma and ... Read more


    5/2/2016 11:53:52 PM, by NORMAQUE

    Today when I was running on the treadmill to kill time...note: I kept my backpack on - it wasn't heavy but it is added weight...I felt good. I w... Read more


    5/2/2016 11:43:51 PM, by NORMAQUE

    So...I was doing so well until around my birthday last year. I was 164 pounds and in size 10 Levis. Down from 250+ and size 18-20 Levis. I hel... Read more


    4/24/2016 12:42:46 PM, by NORMAQUE

    Today is MY day...I slept in and then put on a facial and laid still and calm for another 20 minutes. Then I weighed and measured and the rest o... Read more

  • On deloading and home cooking

    4/18/2016 12:37:02 PM, by SNOWKC

    Not much to report, so just a quick update. My weight is kind of jumping around like crazy. I was 161 one day and 165 the next. I'm still ... Read more

  • Surprised Myself with Results

    4/11/2016 11:21:02 AM, by SNOWKC

    Before I get into the somewhat surprising results, a quick recap of what I've been doing: - I am on week 16 of consistently lifting heavy weig... 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


    3/13/2016 1:16:59 PM, by NORMAQUE

    So one reason I don't like to blog so much is that it sounds like bragging...sometimes when I achieve things I want to share but feel like it is ... Read more


    3/13/2016 12:15:09 PM, by NORMAQUE

    As I waited for the computer to get to this section I looked at some of the titles and first paragraphs of some past blogs and thought how terrib... 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


    2/21/2016 1:51:49 PM, by NORMAQUE

    I am feeling disillusioned: new computer...thought I was going to be happier: able to do more of the things that my old one wouldn't. But this o... 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

  • It's been a while

    2/16/2016 1:40:24 PM, by SHANNYSHAN80

    Trying to get motivated. Haven't been on here in a while. I now have three kids and I'm at a weight where I want to cry. Small steps right? So a... 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


    1/17/2016 7:26:49 PM, by NORMAQUE

    Someone at work said that this year should be called Sweet Sixteen...and I think I have to agree. Last year I sort of went into a depression...n... 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

  • KETO-Low Carb High Fat Lost weight quickly

    12/21/2015 1:17:16 PM, by SIGMA1208

    After being on Sparkpeople for several years, I've tr... 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

  • It's been a tough few days!

    12/20/2015 1:06:57 AM, by YENGLISH100

    It's been a bad week. #1 First my couch springs broke, so I started looking for a new couch. Difficult because I had rotator cuff surgery 3... 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

  • 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


    11/2/2015 10:17:05 PM, by TRUANGEL1

    Here I am again. Wondering what am I going to do now. I have been reading so much about nutrition, and diabetes, and exercise. I think I have out... 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


    11/2/2015 9:17:25 AM, by LAYTON_JEN

    Well today is weigh in day, i weigh every Monday morning when i get to work-due to that being the scale i started with.. Today also marks 14 days... Read more

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