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Active Metabolic Assessment Results Part 3
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      3 comments

Last night I completed the first set of my 4 week program based on the results of my Active Metabolic Assessment I took last week. The charts I got from my assessment are quite nice. It's very educational and helpful to see the information... Read more
Active Metabolic Assessment Results Part 2
Friday, December 23, 2016      6 comments

Continued from my last blog... I got the results of my active metabolic assessment from the gym today. It was a test that scientifically measured my real metabolic response during various levels of exercise intensity. I wore an oxygen mas... Read more
Active Metabolic Assessment Results Part 1
Friday, December 23, 2016      3 comments

As mentioned in my last blog, I purchased an active metabolic assessment as part of my new gym package. I went to my appointment yesterday to get tested, and got my results and workout schedule today. During the assessment, I wore a mask t... Read more
Metabolic Assessment
Thursday, December 22, 2016      7 comments

Hello again, Sparklers! Hope you are staying healthy and happy through the final stretch in the holidays! Just a quick update. I'm doing great. Still hanging in there and maintaining my weight. My goal is just to maintain. I won't worr... Read more
Maintaining Through the Holidays!
Tuesday, December 13, 2016      6 comments

Hello, Sparklers! Hope you are all having a wonderful holiday season, and all is going well as we end 2016! For me, I mostly met my goal of losing weight and getting back in shape this year. I gained too much weight during a rebound, and ... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving!
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      13 comments

Hiya, Sparkfriends! Long time no see! How is everyone doing? Last I wrote, we were preparing to move to Colorado. Well, we're here! It was an interesting adventure getting our house packed up, cleaned up for sale, then traveling for 4 d... Read more
The Big Storm: Hurricane Matthew
Monday, October 24, 2016      4 comments

So much has happened in a short period of time. Let me try to recap. My husband and I went on a lovely vacation to Victoria BC at the end of September. We flew into Seattle, then took a high speed catamaran trip to Victoria for a weekend.... Read more
My Life Has Gone Nuts!
Monday, October 10, 2016      10 comments

Long time no blog, and so much has gone on! I'll have to do the quick version and fill in the stories later. My husband and I went on vacation in Seattle and Victoria. Had a great time. I got a cold a couple of days before we went home,... Read more
Vacation Day 1
Thursday, September 29, 2016      5 comments

First, please excuse any typos, grammar, formatting and especially weird autocorrect word changes. I am typing this on my phone. Since I knew I was going to be navigating a sugary world once I left the comforts of my home, I opted to skip ... Read more
Results from my Physical
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      9 comments

I just got back the results from blood work from a physical a couple of months ago. I don't mind sharing the result with you all. When I first started Low Carb dieting, it was really hard to wrap my mind around eating fewer carbs and more fat.... Read more
Change in Goals
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      6 comments

I'm changing my goals for the rest of the year. I knew September would be busy with work travel, vacations and my birthday, so I figured that I would be maintaining my weight through the month. I had planned to get back to work on weight l... Read more
Gilmore Girls Fashion
Monday, September 26, 2016      4 comments

Something totally random for this Monday morning and a departure from my regular blogs. Anyone a fan of the Gilmore Girls from the dawn of the millenium? I ran across this article where a writer dressed like Lorelai Gilmore to gauge the re... Read more
Winning Formula
Saturday, September 24, 2016      7 comments

I've had a rough week since coming back from my work trip. I've been getting up late, not having much energy, and been pretty lazy. One of my trouble spots in the past is that I do really well with a regular schedule of good eating and exercis... Read more
Working With Our Individual Needs
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      7 comments

This is the story of two very different people. One person doesn't gain weight easily, and can eat grains and starchy carbs without issue. The other person gains weight very easily when eating grains and starchy carbs, and has uncontrollable h... Read more
Home For A Week
Monday, September 19, 2016      5 comments

This morning's weigh in confirms it: I successfully maintained my weight during my work trip! I left and came back at the same weight! ... Read more

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