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

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

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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: 30,165

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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    emoticon emoticon emoticon 10,500 fitness minutes!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3918 days ago
    emoticon emoticon Just checkin in to see if your stress levels are going down?! emoticon emoticon
    3946 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/28/2010 4:43:04 PM
    emoticon emoticon Just droppin by to see how you are doing?! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!!! emoticon emoticon
    3954 days ago
    Thank you so much for the nice comment on my blog! And welcome to SP. I couldn't have done what I have so far without this site and all the supportive members. You have a great attitude and outlook on it and I know you'll be successful! I look forward to checking in with you on your journey.

    And also, you looked gorgeous on your wedding day!
    4033 days ago
    emoticon to SparkPeople gorgeous! This is a great site, and it has helped me tremendously! I am sure you will love it. My name is Kimmie and if you ever have any questions or need support then I am here! SparkTeams are a great way to stay motivated so please feel free to check out the SparkTeam on my page called No Topic Off Limits emoticon Hope to see you there!! The best of luck to you on all of your goals and always keep in mind that, YOU CAN DO IT!
    4377 days ago
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