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  • MINI GOAL

    9/14/2016 1:35:53 PM, by NORMAQUE

    I have been focusing on losing weight for a long time now and for almost a year I have been stagnated at the 170s. I flux between 170+ to 173 so... Read more

  • Transitioning & Reflecting

    9/1/2016 1:16:38 PM, by SNOWKC

    Today is my last day at my current job. I start a new job on Tuesday. Like most transition times, I'm a little sad, but also excited for the next... Read more

  • UNFINISHED THOUGHT

    8/28/2016 1:44:01 PM, by NORMAQUE

    Today I am feeling blah, and that is weird because it is a truly nice day. We woke up to temps in the upper 70s instead of the 90s and it is alm... Read more

  • Why did I wait so long?

    8/23/2016 9:00:40 AM, by CLUBARSKI2

    I've lost 5 more pounds, which puts me at 25 for the year. I feel stronger and healthier already. I'm very excited and will not quit. As I was... Read more

  • Beating the Curve: The Power of Maintaining

    8/11/2016 2:34:44 PM, by SNOWKC

    I've been on SparkPeople a while. Several years. Over 5 years, in fact. In that time, I've gone up and down and flirted with the elusive normal-... Read more

  • A YEAR OF HEALING...SLOWLY

    8/9/2016 3:35:26 PM, by NORMAQUE

    A year ago my grandson was born...well that is a year ago Thursday - 4 August. I was invited to be there and I was proud and happy to be there. ... Read more

  • 8/2/16-- Exciting times, keeping at it

    8/2/2016 11:06:40 AM, by SNOWKC

    Busy times in the last couple of weeks! First, my sister got married! It was beautiful and an amazing time. And also very active. I ended u... Read more

  • Success isn't all about what the scale tells you

    8/2/2016 9:39:12 AM, by CLUBARSKI2

    The scale didn't budge this week, in fact, it was about a half a pound higher this week. Usually I would get really discouraged and "give up" an... Read more

  • Feeling Amazing!

    7/26/2016 9:28:31 AM, by CLUBARSKI2

    I've completed 2 weeks of my work out program and I've lost 6 pounds! I don't know why I didn't do this sooner. Every workout becomes a little ... Read more

  • WELLNESS CHECK COMING UP

    7/17/2016 5:13:35 PM, by NORMAQUE

    I was reading about Medicare...yes in about 67 days I will be turning the big 65. I was ready for it until I started trying to figure out Medica... Read more

  • FEELING REALLY...FIT

    7/17/2016 4:50:26 PM, by NORMAQUE

    Last week while chatting with my oldest bestest friend Martie we decided it was time to re-initiate our 20 pound $20 challenge we had started las... Read more

  • Back in the swing of things!

    7/12/2016 5:00:52 PM, by SNOWKC

    I think I'm fully back in business! I'm still favoring my ankle a little, but I finally went back to lifting and running (slowly and with walkin... Read more

  • BACK IN THE SADDLE AGAIN

    7/3/2016 4:02:07 PM, by NORMAQUE

    I don't blog very often...right now it is because it is summer and my house doesn't have A/C so I have to do what I can on the computer before it... Read more

  • 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

  • KETO WORKS

    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

  • MILESTONES

    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

  • MILESTONES

    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

  • SOME PATS ON THE BACK

    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

  • ON THE JOURNEY ... AGAIN

    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

  • SWEET TOOTH AND 10 INCHES...

    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

  • SATURDAY 12 MARCH...WALKING HOME CONTINUES

    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

  • SATURDAY 12 MARCH 2016...WALKING HOME

    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

  • BABY STEPPING IT BACK TO LIFE

    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

  • I SWEET SIXTEEN

    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

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