Try the 5% Challenge.....Summer sign up is open!
Sunday, May 25, 2014 11 comments
The 5% challenges are a fun way to meet new friends, learn how to incorporate healthy habits into your lifestyle, and lose weight. Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting weight in 8 weeks by participating in team challe... Read more
Beginning of BLC 25 - Fitness Test
Sunday, May 04, 2014 8 comments
This weekend for the beginning of BLC 25, we were supposed to do a fitness test (push ups, crunches, 1 mile walk / run, and 3 minute step test). The point is to measure our fitness to compare against later on to have some way to measure progres... Read more
Sign up for the Spring 5% Challenge is open!
Sunday, March 16, 2014 8 comments
The 5% challenges are a fun way to meet new friends, learn how to incorporate healthy habits into your lifestyle, and lose weight. Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting weight in 8 weeks by participating in team chall... Read more
Redemption Hike / Climb
Sunday, February 02, 2014 23 comments
Before and After Pics! One couple’s year of transformation….
Friday, January 10, 2014 74 comments
A Journey from Obesity to Lean and Healthy - (2013 in Review)
Sunday, December 29, 2013 418 comments
This month marks the one year anniversary of my return to Spark People and a commitment to do it right this time. I reached final goal this month and have transitioned to maintenance, so I wanted to recap the year’s progress. Anyone can do thi... Read more
I’m a Pear !! Halfway point Goal Check for Fall 5% Challenge
Saturday, November 09, 2013 9 comments
Today is the halfway point of the 8 week Fall 5% Challenge and for me it’s measurement day, and time for a goal check. Here’s how the first 4 weeks have gone for me by the numbers: Weight: (8.3 lbs) (6.1%) Chest: (2.5 in) Waist: ... Read more
Somebody missed me! (Three of them actually)
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 8 comments
A longer hike than planned….and more pics!
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 15 comments
A waterfall can be a NSV!
Monday, October 14, 2013 5 comments
A Day up on the Roan (Mountain) with pics!
Friday, October 11, 2013 16 comments
Flight Plan for Fall 5% challenge
Tuesday, October 08, 2013 4 comments
Here’s my plan for meeting my 5% goal in the Fall challenge: Tracking food & drink – track absolutely EVERYTHING I put in my mouth. This has worked well for me so far this year as I’ve lost 60 pounds and is definitely the foundation for ev... Read more
There's still time to sign up for Fall 5% Challenge!
Friday, September 27, 2013 3 comments
The Fall 5% Challenge starts in a couple of weeks, so there is still time to sign up. What is a 5% challenge you ask? Well, it's 8 weeks where we compete as teams, and travel virtually to exotic destinations around the world. We earn miles fo... Read more
Summer 5% Challenge Wrap up – Progress & Goal Check
Saturday, September 21, 2013 7 comments
Today is the final day of the Summer 5% Challenge, so I wanted to record some statistics of my personal progress during these last eight weeks: Weight - Down 10 pounds (7%) to 132 ... Read more
The Key to Success
Saturday, August 03, 2013 12 comments
For Week 2 of the Summer 5% Challenge, the healthy habit we are scoring points for is tracking our nutrition. When the announcement was made about the week 2 LTGL habit, my first thought was “Great! I do this already and it’ll be easy!” Then ... Read more
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