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Summer 2009--About the Weight I'm at Now




Despite my weight, I like this picture. (So much so that I'm growing out my hair again!)




Winter 2010. My highest weight ever. Ugh.


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Hi there! I'm so glad to meet you (or maybe this is a reintroduction? I've been here and gone a bit over the years!)

My name is Kate and I'm a mom of two beautiful and busy toddlers and I'm an executive at a mid-sized media company. I'm a bit of a workaholic (and I LOVE my job) so when I'm not working, I'm leaning hard into my little family.

Years ago, I lost about 25 lbs on Spark, but since then, there's been a lot of life! I had my two babies, and gained and lost a lot of weight and then last year I had spinal fusion surgery. It was life-changing, following many years of chronic pain, but it also left me in a large brace and unable to pick up my kids or do much activity at all for about 5 months.

More than a year out from that experience, I just want to be healthy and strong for me and my babies.

I love decorating my old Victorian house (and my friends' houses!), organizing pretty much anything, going antiquing with my husband and belly laughing with my kids.

I live in Cincinnati now, but went to grad school at Northwestern and lived in Chicago for a while and loved it.

And now I'm hoping this is going to be the next fabulous phase of my life--hopefully with a bit higher self esteem and energy and a little smaller dress size!


Member Since: 7/11/2006

Fitness Minutes: 26,371

My Goals:
Lower my BMI

Lose about 20 lbs. (and will readjust that goal once I get there!)

Fit into all the clothes in my closet (they range form 10-12 and I'm verging on 14 right now)

Be strong enough to run and bike and swim all day with my kids


My Program:
Keto-for 6 weeks, then tapering off




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  • v JTAMSYN
    Doing good! Healthy living as an ongoing learning process, isn’t it? It’s all about what works for you in your current circumstances. It’s nice to come back here for support along the way. How do you find it now with two little ones? They must keep you busy!
    10 days ago
  • v OKBACK2MEAGAIN
    Are you interested in a Challenge?

    The Biggest Loser goes for 10 weeks. It consists of 10 teams participating in weekly Fitness and Nutrition challenges. The Spring challenge will be getting started the beginning of March. It consists of fitness and nutrition challenges that are often in a form of a game. If for some reason you cannot do a challenge then they are modified to meet your needs. Often we do the challenge in a game form, we have BINGO and TIC TAC TOE or seasonally themed. For Winter we had Help Santa Fill His Sleigh, Run Rudolf Run and Super Bowl. If you decide this might be for you you can leave your name on the waitlist for the Spring challenge. To get to the Challenge go to my page and click on the Blue Biggest Loser Icon, copy and paste the link below, or let me know and I can send you an invite. Join the Team then sign up on the waitlist. It’s the thread right below the Frosted Fitness Fun Chit Thread.

    http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/group
    s_individual.asp?gid=25339

    Teresa
    134 days ago
  • v JTAMSYN
    Congrats on the new baby! Would love to see pictures! Yes, balancing all our responsibilities is a very hard, especially if you have a new baby. I think it is an ongoing process. I hope we figure it out soon! Take care! It was very nice to hear from you!
    1489 days ago
  • v JTAMSYN
    Just checking. Hoping everything is going well with your pregnancy! Thinking of you!
    1515 days ago
  • v MARVICBORG
    Can you please add me as your friend
    1741 days ago
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