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  • 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

  • big backslide

    10/31/2015 11:53:50 PM, by YENGLISH100

    I was feeling so great about myself. Walking was fun, 4 or 5 miles a day. Then foot problems and pain. Dr said stretch and no walking. Took a m... 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

  • Sunday I walked up/down 118 steps in Dana Point

    9/20/2015 3:10:17 PM, by YENGLISH100

    I moved to Dana Point in 1999. I don't know how many years I would drive by this stairway and think to myself that it looked too hard to walk up.... Read more

  • I surprised myself

    9/19/2015 2:36:18 AM, by YENGLISH100

    Today I did more than I thought possible. I am a 66 year young woman with both artificial knees and a torn rotator cuff that is ready for surgery... Read more


    9/17/2015 5:33:12 PM, by TRUANGEL1

    As you know I love my new fiber challenge. When I am done with the fiber challenge I plan to take on another healthy challenge. I do have issues ... Read more

  • It's been a while...

    9/14/2015 7:52:20 AM, by MISTYBLUE716

    I don't even remember the last time I posted a blog update....but I'd like to get back in touch with my Sparkpeople "roots" so here it is....this... 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


    9/9/2015 7:22:05 PM, by TRUANGEL1

    I have had a problem that has been bothering me for a while. I keep trying to find articles and stories on the topic but there is not a lot out t... Read more

  • Almost a great day!

    9/7/2015 11:30:14 AM, by YENGLISH100

    Did well all morning, exercised, ate healthy breakfast with eggs and vegetable. Was excited that my grandson was visiting. On the way his car did... 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

  • granma bear

    9/6/2015 4:49:31 PM, by CINDYRDH1

    I am now granma bear, inaddition to being mama bear. One never stops being mama bear, but I must admit being granma bear is incredible. It also i... Read more


    9/5/2015 9:47:12 PM, by TRUANGEL1

    I seem to be doing well with Spark People. I have joined a challenge where I have to get 25-35 grams of fiber per day. I have never tracked fiber... Read more

  • My results at the Clinic by Dr H

    8/30/2015 12:52:15 AM, by YENGLISH100

    I made it through the 2 weeks, working out 3 times a day, cooking lessons, changing my eating habits. Glad to be home, but glad of the experience... 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

  • Finished my 41nd workout on Day 13 at the Clinic by Dr H

    8/28/2015 2:14:55 AM, by YENGLISH100

    After almost 2 weeks at this clinic, which should be called at resort, I am so much stronger and able to do so many activities that I thought wou... Read more


    8/25/2015 2:35:47 PM, by TRUANGEL1

    It has been a while since my last blog, but I have been thinking about what is going on with my journey. It is not an easy road. I am at the poin... 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

  • So it goes again

    9/25/2015 4:45:05 PM, by RELIGIGEEK

    Starting over for what feels like the 1000th time. Back on prednisone and determined not to gain weight but to keep losing it. It's a never endin... Read more

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